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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadliest profession in the world.
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Series cast summary:
Mike Rowe ...  Narrator / ... 234 episodes, 2005-2019
Sig Hansen ...  Himself - Captain: Northwestern / ... 192 episodes, 2005-2019
Keith Colburn ...  Himself - Captain: Wizard / ... 163 episodes, 2007-2019
Edgar Hansen ...  Himself - Deck Boss & Engineer: Northwestern / ... 162 episodes, 2005-2018
Jake Anderson ...  Himself - Deckhand: Northwestern / ... 154 episodes, 2007-2019
Jonathan Hillstrand ...  Himself - Captain: Time Bandit / ... 143 episodes, 2006-2017
Josh Harris ...  Himself - Deckhand: Cornelia Marie / ... 136 episodes, 2007-2019
Bill Wichrowski ...  Himself - Captain: Cape Caution / ... 116 episodes, 2010-2019
Matt Bradley ...  Himself - Deckhand: Northwestern / ... 111 episodes, 2005-2019
Andy Hillstrand ...  Himself - Captain: Time Bandit / ... 104 episodes, 2006-2017
Monty Colburn ...  Himself - Relief Captain: Wizard / ... 98 episodes, 2007-2019
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Before complaining about the market price of Alaska king crab, check out this gripping documentary series, revealing the mortal perils and intense discomfort that fishing crews face on the Bering Sea to catch the delicacy. Those perils include 40-foot waves, 700-pound crab pots that can easily crush a careless crewman, and freezing temperatures around the clock. Written by Jwelch5742

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

15 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alaskan Crab Fishing See more »

Filming Locations:

Dutch Harbor, Alaska, USA See more »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Deadliest Catch (2005) was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Unstructured Reality Program category, but lost to United Shades of America (2016). 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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So THIS is why Alaskan Crab costs so much!
21 May 2005 | by wtbe7560See 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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