Worst & Best Stingray Episodes/List

Title: Stingray
Genre: Supermarionation Series
Series: 1
Episodes: 39
Runtime: 25 min
First Transmission: 1964-1965
Channel: ATV

The show follows the exploits of the World Aquanaut Security Patrol (WASP), a military organisation responsible for policing the Earth’s oceans. 


Episode Rankings




Best Episode [ S1 Ep21 ]

Invisible Enemy – Troy and Phones rescue a comatose man and take him back to Marineville for treatment.
21 February 1965


Worst Episode [ S1 Ep39 ]

Aquanaut of the Year– After receiving the ‘Aquanaut of the Year’ award, Troy finds himself part of a ‘This is Your Life’ programme and he reminisces about some of his greatest adventures.
27 June 1965



Full Episode Guide

Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

#1 Stingray (1964) –
Troy and Phones are captured by an enemy submarine in the form of a gigantic fish, which takes them to the underwater city Titanica.
#2 Emergency Marineville (1964) –
A series of unsuccessful missile attacks against Marineville leads to the Stingray crew needing to sabotage the culprits’ attempt to evade WASP’s interceptor rockets.
#3 The Ghost Ship (1964) –
Shore and Phones are taken prisoner by Idotee who uses an old Spanish galleon to attack ships.
#4 Subterranean Sea (1964) –
The Stingray crew brave the perils of a newly discovered underground sea when their vacation leave is cancelled.
#5 Loch Ness Monster (1964) –
Troy, Phones and Atlanta are sent to Scotland to solve the mystery of Nessie once and for all.
#6 Set Sail for Adventure (1964) –
A storm injures an admiral on his sailing vessel, causing him to lose his memory and turn his cannons on Stingray.
#7 The Man from the Navy (1964) –
Troy locks horns with the boastful Naval Captain who arrives in Marineville to demonstrate a new missile.
#8 An Echo of Danger (1964) –
Agent X-2-Zero plots to damage Phones’s reliability by creating false underwater soundings.
#9 Raptures of the Deep (1964) –
Troy’s dwindling air supply causes him to fall unconscious while on a rescue mission. Delirious, he dreams about life in a fantasy world where his friends are his loyal servants.
#10 Titan Goes Pop (1964) –
Agent X-2-Zero kidnaps a pop star visiting Marineville and brings him before Titan as hostage.
#11 In Search of the Tajmanon (1964) –
Troy and Phones encounter an old enemy after investigating the submerged temple of Tajmanon in Africa.
#12 A Christmas to Remember (1964) –
Troy attempts to brighten the Christmas of the orphaned son of an ex-WASP Aquanaut.
#13 Tune of Danger (1964) –
X20 has planted a bomb in the fiddle of a jazz group giving a concert at the undersea city of Aphony – Troy uncovers the plot but is trapped in a burning shack!
#14 The Ghost of the Sea (1965) –
Commander Shore keeps having nightmares.
#15 Rescue from the Skies (1965) –
Troy is air-dropped into the sea in an attempt to remove a bomb from Stingray’s hull before it explodes during a training exercise.
#16 The Lighthouse Dwellers (1965) –
The light from a disused lighthouse comes on, confusing the pilot and causing him to crash.
#17 The Big Gun (1965) –
The Solistan’s want to take over the world by destroying the west coast of the USA with their attack sub.
#18 The Cool Caveman (1965) –
Troy falls asleep and has an adventure.
#19 Deep Heat (1965) –
After a robot probe inexplicably disappears, the Stingray crew investigates.
#20 Star of the East (1965) –
An Eastern dictator arrives in Marineville wishing to become a member of the World Aquanaut Security Patrol.
#21 Invisible Enemy (1965) –
Troy and Phones rescue a comatose man and take him back to Marineville for treatment.
#22 Tom Thumb Tempest (1965) –
While waiting for the call to action in the Stand-By Lounge, Troy falls asleep.
#23 Eastern Eclipse (1965) –
Ali Khali, arrives in Marineville.
#24 Treasure Down Below (1965) –
The Stingray crew go on shore leave in Casablanca.
#25 Stand by for Action (1965) –
A film crew arrives at Marineville to make a film about Stingray.
#26 Pink Ice (1965) –
Reports come in from all over the world about pink ice.
#27 The Disappearing Ships (1965) –
Three disused freighters mysteriously vanish.
#28 Secret of the Giant Oyster (1965) –
Two explorers are captured by Troy.
#29 The Invaders (1965) –
The Stingray crew falls into a trap set by aliens at a weather station.
#30 A Nut for Marineville (1965) –
Professor Burgoyne is called in to help develop a new super missile.
#31 Trapped in the Depths (1965) –
Professor Cordo kidnaps Atlanta.
#32 Count Down (1965) –
Agent X20 tries to destroy Marineville.
#33 Sea of Oil (1965) –
The Stingray crew investigate the mysterious destruction of oilrigs.
#34 Plant of Doom (1965) –
Titan plots to kill the Stingray crew with a deadly plant that gives off toxic fumes.
#35 The Master Plan (1965) –
An Aquaphibian poisons Troy with some purple liquid.
#36 The Golden Sea (1965) –
Professor Darren and his team, who have developed a method for making gold from minerals taken from the sea bed.
#37 Hostages of the Deep (1965) –
An undersea alien named Gadus kidnaps World Navy Admiral Carson – Stingray goes on a rescue mission.
#38 Marineville Traitor (1965) –
It appears that Commander Shore is a traitor.
#39 Aquanaut of the Year (1965) –
After receiving the ‘Aquanaut of the Year’ award, Troy finds himself part of a ‘This is Your Life’