Draining the Deep
Episode Information
Air date October 12, 1991
Network CBS
Run time 23 minutes
Writer(s) Bill Matheny
David Schwartz
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An underwater lion, a woman taking a bath, and a gorilla dancing the hula.

Preceded by The Great Ball Game
Followed by The Underground Hunters

There is trouble in the Land of the Deep Sea Divers – the sea is draining. Waldo is sent by the Wizard Whitebeard to help solve the problem. Waldo meets Lucinda, the mermaid who was in charge of guarding the great sea plug. Unfortunately for Lucinda, a ship full of plug-snatching pirates came and took the plug when she wasn't looking. Now Waldo, Woof and Lucinda have to try to get the plug back and the sea level restored. Meanwhile, Odlaw teams up with Pegbeard (the pirate captin who stole the plug), and the evil pirate octopus Sidney. The pirates are draining the sea to uncover the treasures that have sunken to the bottom, while Odlaw is after (as always) Waldo's magic stick. Waldo (and Woof) travel to the bottom of the sea, nearly avoid being eating by a shark, fight off pirates, meet mermaids (and mermen), and take a wild boat ride. Will Waldo be able to plug the sea and restore water to the land before it's too late? Yes.

This episode was based off the illustration “The Deep-Sea Divers” from The Great Waldo Search and the illustrations “Being a Pirate” from Find Waldo Now.


In order of appearance

The Narrator, Waldo, Woof, hula dancing gorilla, Odlaw, Wizard Whitebeard, the Wizard's singing girls, dolphin, the deep-sea divers, Lucinda, mermaids, Captian Pegbeard, the pirates, Sidney, Boomer the shark


Odlaw: In the words of Tarzan, “pip pip”.

Narrator: As a public service to our viewers, we are mercifully sparing you the sight of Odlaw, yuck, naked.

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Episodes: My Left Fang • Forest Women • It's A Gruel, Gruel World • The Great Ball Game • Draining the Deep
The Underground Hunters • The Unfriendly Giants • A Stone Age Story • The Land of the Carpet Flyers
The Living Exhibits • Ahead of the Future • Viking Fling • The Land of the Lost Pyramid
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