Whale Wars (2008– )

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Chris Aultman ...
 Himself - Helicopter Pilot / ... (25 episodes, 2008-2012)
Peter Hammarstedt ...
 Himself - 2nd Mate, Sweden / ... (21 episodes, 2008-2012)
Benjamin Potts ...
 Himself - Deckhand, Australia / ... (20 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Himself - Captain / ... (18 episodes, 2008-2013)
Laurens de Groot ...
 Deckhand / ... (16 episodes, 2008-2011)
Michael May ...
 Mikey May / ... (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Laura Dakin ...
 Herself (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Luke Van Horn ...
 Himself (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Alex Cornelissen ...
 Himself - Bob Barker Captain / ... (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
Lockhart Maclean ...
 Himself - Captain / ... (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
Fiona McCuaig ...
 Herself / ... (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Amber Paarman ...
 Herself - 2nd Cook, South Africa (11 episodes, 2008-2011)
Chad Halstead ...
 Himself - Small Boat Driver / ... (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
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This stunning and dangerous limited series spotlights both the controversial Japanese whaling trade and the tactics that the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and its staff and volunteers use to cripple it. Aboard the Motor Yacht "Steve Irwin" the group seeks out the Japanese whaling fleet and then uses it's Delta Zodiac, helicopter, and other innovative techniques to enforce the law, including close-quarters ship-to-ship contact, to disable and/or sink the Japanese whaling ships in the fight to enforce international laws on the high seas where law enforcement is minimal or non-existent. The successful confrontations disrupt whale carcass processing and disperse the fleet of whaling vessels. Written by Robert G. Case

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Best comedy I've seen in years!
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Thank God this show is back on...I haven't laughed this hard in years. The most hilarious part is that they don't think they're out of line with their tactics. To be honest, it wouldn't surprise me if the ratings for this show would tank if they were actually competent enough to accomplish anything without endangering themselves. It's like they went to the Wilee E. Coyote handbook to get their ideas. I have to agree with some of the previous posters; I'm generally opposed to whaling but these morons make it hard to support their efforts. And being led by a guy that Greenpeace kicked out because he was too much of a nut bag doesn't help. The only thing I can think of that would make this show funnier is one of their boats ran over a whale and ground one up with their prop.


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