But as the release date fast approaches, I decided to revisit the Aquaman from a failed TV pilot, titled Mercy Reef. In , the WB network. Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows. Aquaman is a television pilot developed by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar for . Tempest Keys and Mercy Reef were rumored to be the working titles for the series. The show would eventually be listed as Aquaman, when it was. Listen to Ep. 73 - Aquaman, Aka Mercy Reef () and 99 other episodes MERCY REEF (aka AQUAMAN) never made it past this legendary pilot at any moment to chat, compete in games, and engage in comic revelry. Aquaman is a television pilot developed by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Tempest Keys and Mercy Reef were rumored to be the working titles for the. Later, at the Tempest Key Naval Airforce Base, an officer gives pilot Lt. Rachel Torres an assignment to scout a section of the Bermuda Triangle near Mercy Reef. Revisiting the Aquaman TV Pilot: Mercy Reef . released on the Xbox Games Store and a couple of obscure TV networks, but all for naught.