Derek “Stormy” Waters appears in the Cartoon Network Adult Swim animated series Sealab 2021, parodying the original Hanna-Barbera cartoon Sealab 2020. He is a complete idiot and childish buffoon, though he’s also the undersea research station’s resident pretty boy, handsome yet utterly vacant. Stormy has a constant habit of yelling “Holy Bejeesus!” every time something occurs, and he also has a very strong fondness for coleslaw. His idiocy gets him into heaps of trouble, particularly with “Black” Debbie, along with the rest of the crew.
It’s also hinted that he actually has hidden intelligence, yet anything potentially smart that he accomplishes is outweighed by the massively stupid behavior that is par for the course with him. On the other hand, his odd displays of intelligence also show that Stormy is capable of learning things. In the episode “Stimutacs,” he actually gains a positive effect from the addictive kelp pills, with the drug giving him “total cognizance of every synapse in the cerebral cortex,” and turning him into the most intelligent member of the crew. He also gains the power of mind over matter after receiving the drug. When he dies at one point with Quinn, they both go to heaven and meet numerous old friends, as well as countless prostitutes.
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