Underwater Tank

This tank is just next to the Earthquake stage and is across from the 747 stage. It’s used where an actor has to be seen underwater but the camera crew don’t need to be submerged. It’s obviously vastly cheaper to film through a glass window into an underwater tank than to put the camera in an expensive waterproof housing, then clad the camera crew in wetsuits and SCUBA gear.

Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Underwater_Tank]

TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
Dragnet [Feature Film]1987Tom MankiewiczIMDB Database page about Dragnet
Underwater Tank
Seinfeld [TV Series]1990-1998Jerry Seinfeld, Larry DavidIMDB Database page about Seinfeld
Brownstone Street featured in the episode where Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer get trapped in a parade day celebration.
Underwater Tank
Seaquest DSV [TV Series]1993-1996Rockne S. OIMDB Database page about Seaquest DSV
Stage 28 (underwater sequences done in the pit), Stage 50, Underwater Tank, Old Mexico, Little Europe
Dante's Peak [Feature Film]1997Roger DonaldsonIMDB Database page about Dante
Falls Lake, Stage 01, Underwater Tank
Ghost Whisperer [TV Series]2005-2010John GrayIMDB Database page about Ghost Whisperer
Based on Courthouse Square, this series also filmed in the Chicken Ranch, on Colonial Street, on Elm Street, in the Underwater Tank and on Stage 05, Stage 06, Stage 18, Stage 19, Stage 20 at Universal.
Ted 2 [Feature Film]2015Seth MacFarlaneIMDB Database page about Ted 2
The backlot Underwater Tank was used

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