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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S11.E6 Wasted Talent
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With a 1.5 million dollar boat of his own and more King Crab quota than any other captain in the fleet, Elliott Neese throws it all away and bids a final farewell. With a baby on the ...


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 Himself - Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern / ... (119 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Himself - Captain: Wizard / ... (116 episodes, 2007-2015)
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 Himself - Captain: Time Bandit / ... (110 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Himself - Captain: Time Bandit / ... (96 episodes, 2006-2015)
Matt Bradley ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Northwestern / ... (93 episodes, 2005-2015)
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Jake Harris ...
 Himself - Deckhand: Cornelia Marie / ... (75 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Himself - Relief Captain: Wizard / ... (66 episodes, 2007-2015)
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 Himself - Captain: Kodiak / ... (64 episodes, 2010-2015)
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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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Believed to be the only American documentary series shot almost entirely, or 99%, at sea. 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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Wanted Dead or Alive
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Written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora
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Not Discovery Channel quality.
18 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When this show began it was fairly interesting: we got to see what crab boat fisherman had to go through during the crab-catching season. Soon after, however, it lost focus on the fishing and focused almost entirely on the drama in the lives of the fisherman. Episodes became nothing more than 'the captain doesn't like the new greenhorn' (this one happens way too often), 'someone is injured or sick', 'a fisherman gets word of some problem at home and is frustrated that he is stuck on a boat', repeat. I don't know how people can find the newest seasons watchable, as every episode seems to be essentially the same as those before and after it. This show should be moved to a different channel and renamed to "Crab Boat Drama", or, even better, it would have made a perfect one-time segment on Dirtiest Jobs.

Shouldn't the Discovery Channel have learned their lesson after American Choppers?


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