Deadliest Catch (2005– )

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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadly profession in the world.

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 Himself - Captain: Northwestern / ... (109 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Himself - Captain: Wizard / ... (101 episodes, 2007-2013)
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 Himself - Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern / ... (100 episodes, 2005-2013)
Jonathan Hillstrand ...
 Himself - Captain: Time Bandit / ... (97 episodes, 2006-2013)
Andy Hillstrand ...
 Himself - Captain: Time Bandit / ... (89 episodes, 2006-2013)
Josh Harris ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Cornelia Marie / ... (80 episodes, 2007-2013)
Matt Bradley ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Northwestern / ... (77 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Himself - Captain: Cornelia Marie / ... (76 episodes, 2005-2013)
Jake Anderson ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Northwestern / ... (76 episodes, 2007-2013)
Jake Harris ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Cornelia Marie / ... (75 episodes, 2006-2013)
Monty Colburn ...
 Himself - Relief Captain: Wizard / ... (60 episodes, 2007-2013)
Mike Fourtner ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Time Bandit (57 episodes, 2006-2013)
Freddy Maugatai ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Cornelia Marie / ... (53 episodes, 2008-2013)
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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadly profession in the world.

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The show is narrated (from the same script) by Bill Petrie for the English speaking regions of Europe. See more »

Goofs

The locations given for boats on the "radar" screen do not match what the narrator says. For example, one boat was said to be 225 miles Northwest of Dutch Harbor was marked further away than a boat said to be 290 miles Northwest of Dutch Harbor. Another time this occurred when it was said that one boat was a certain shorter distance away from a boat in a southerly direction appeared further away than another boat that was said to be further away, yet appeared closer on the map. See more »

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Referenced in Conan: The Mummenschantz Conundrum (2010) See more »

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Wanted Dead or Alive
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by Bon Jovi
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So THIS is why Alaskan Crab costs so much!
21 May 2005 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Deadliest Catch" is the latest offering from the Discovery Channel, and a welcome diversion from their seemingly non-stop "Monster" car or bike building shows. "Catch" follows the crews of several crab boats as they and the rest of the fleet rush to catch as many crab as possible in the ever-shortening Alaskan crab season. The show gives you an in-depth view of the trouble the crew faces doing everyday tasks, like baiting and dropping crab pots, and how these tasks are made harder by the unforgiving Bering Sea. We see everyone from the "greenhorns" (rookies) to the "old salts" and the danger they face every day. As evidence of this, as Discovery was filming one boat sank and another lost a crewman overboard, totaling six deaths in the first episode of the Opilio season. Next time you sit down at Red Lobster and wonder why Alaskan Crab Legs are so much, tune in to Discovery and see why they are worth every penny.


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