Deadliest Catch

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  • TV-PG
  • 2005
  • 17 Seasons
  • 7.8  (8,301)

In this reality series, crews of crab fishing boats brave the icy waters off the coast of Alaska to haul in the valuable crustaceans. The job is dangerous, and the rough-and-tumble lives of the fisherman also cause turmoil. The series debuted in 2005 on the Discovery Channel, and its fifteenth season began in 2019.

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23. Succession
September 28, 2021
As Sig Hansen approaches "greatest of all time" status as a Bering Sea crab captain of nearly a half century, his hard-won ways are put to the test when daughter Mandy Hansen pressures him to cement her spot as heir to the Hansen Family Legacy.
The Ultimate Price
22. The Ultimate Price
September 21, 2021
In the season finale, Keith risks pushing through jagged ice in search of the Wizard's lost pots. Attempting a risky harbor entry, Wild Bill overturns the Summer Bay and a beloved crewman makes the ultimate sacrifice on the deck of a veteran crab boat.
First in Line
21. First in Line
September 14, 2021
When processors shut down due to outbreaks, Sig bets he can zero in on a rare "crab highway" before there's no place to deliver. Josh and Casey race to deliver live crab after their pump fails, while Harley risks shipwreck to be first to enter St. Paul.
Over the Rail
20. Over the Rail
September 7, 2021
Jake battles a hurricane in the fleet's smallest boat while Keith orders crew over the rail to avoid capsizing. When Johnathan discovers crab in his cod pots, his crew scrambles to locate the hoard as "Blind Dog" finds himself in a bone-crushing position.
Wicked Game
19. Wicked Game
August 31, 2021
Cornelia Marie skippers Josh and Casey follow a blind tip from an unknown fisherman into uncharted waters. Johnathan fears for the worst when Freddy lands in the icy Bering Sea. On the Wizard, Captain Keith tempts fate, risking thousands in crab gear right at the ice edge.
Winter's Gambit
18. Winter's Gambit
August 24, 2021
An Arctic storm blasts the fleet as Sig ventures to deep waters he hasn't fished in 17 years. Johnathan steers the Time Bandit into 30-foot waves in a hail Mary run toward Russia. Captain Keith attempts a risky maneuver to save the Wizard's pots.
Quid Pro Crab
17. Quid Pro Crab
August 17, 2021
Captains scramble to meet an expanded quota in the path of a violent system dubbed "Squall-pocalypse". A breakdown on the Wizard puts Monte in debt to the Time Bandit and Josh and Casey exceed their own quota when it comes to injuries on deck.
First Come First Served
16. First Come First Served
August 10, 2021
As canneries unexpectedly change delivery rules, captains must race to get to the front of the line. Jake risks a daring entry into St. Paul harbor, as Johnathan seeks help from Wild Bill. Josh and Casey bet their season on a deep set at the Russian Line.
Run Silent Run Deep
15. Run Silent Run Deep
August 3, 2021
Skirting the ice line to the deepest set of their careers, Josh and Casey apply frontier medicine to a bleeding deck boss. A block wound sidelines Wild Bill's new rail man, while injuries on the Time Bandit take out two crewmen and threaten family bonds.
The Crush
14. The Crush
July 27, 2021
As the fast-moving ice edge crushes all in its path, Sig and Mandy rush north to rejoin the fray. On the Cornelia Marie, Josh and Casey's race to save their pots comes at a cost in blood and pain. Heavy freezing spray threatens to capsize the Wizard.
Of Ice and Men
13. Of Ice and Men
July 20, 2021
Sig makes a desperate bid to save his gear from the descending ice pack while Jake dumps pots to avoid capsize. When Wild Bill gets a line caught in his propeller far from Dutch Harbor, he enlists Jake's diver to attempt a risky underwater repair.
Extreme Arctic
12. Extreme Arctic
July 6, 2021
As a polar vortex storm slams the Cornelia Marie in the far north, Josh navigates the biggest seas of his career while Casey performs emergency surgery. A catastrophic collapse of the Northwestern's crane leaves Sig and Mandy with no way to haul pots.
11. Shipbreakers
June 29, 2021
As seawater floods in, Wild Bill's crew scrambles to locate a hole in the Summer Bay's hull. Johnathan faces a fire on the Time Bandit and a catastrophic hydraulic failure forces Jake to send his chief engineer 25 feet above the Saga's rolling deck.
Truth Will Set You Free
10. Truth Will Set You Free
June 22, 2021
When Johnathan trusts his instincts more than his partners, the Time Bandit makes a surprise appearance in the Northern Grounds just as Josh and Casey need him most. Sig puts his crew exactly where they need to be in a matter of life and death.
9. Dedication
June 15, 2021
In the Winter premiere, the fleet reels from the loss of Summer Bay deck boss Nick McGlashan. Wizard and Cornelia launch early into a massive Arctic storm. Johnathan can't see eye-to-eye with an old friend and shocking news forces Sig to change his plans.
Tangled Web
8. Tangled Web
June 8, 2021
Time Bandit and Cornelia Marie race for the last spot at the cannery, but as word spreads of an emergency shutdown of the Bairdi fishery, they return to the grounds as Sig Hansen rallies his fellow captains with an unconventional plan.
What Would Phil Harris Do?
7. What Would Phil Harris Do?
June 1, 2021
With the Bairdi fishery open for the first time in years, Josh and John on the Time Bandit reopen the Phil Harris playbook and ask Casey and Sig to help tank the fleetwide quota. Wild Bill bets on Nick McGlashan to turn the tide for the Summer Bay.
Restricted Zone
6. Restricted Zone
May 25, 2021
Johnathan and Sig partner to hunt the elusive Bairdi hoard at the edge of the Restricted Zone. Jake earns an unexpected windfall of King Crab quota, but extended fishing and mechanical failures put safety at risk just as the Coast Guard boards the Saga.
Force Majeure
5. Force Majeure
May 18, 2021
As a typhoon rocks the Bering Sea, the Summer Bay suffers a collision. Sig gambles all his pots in one spot, while Casey takes a scientific approach to finding the elusive Bairdi crab. John and Josh rush a pit stop to get the Time Bandit back in the hunt.
Time Machine
4. Time Machine
May 11, 2021
Driving the Time Bandit and Cornelia Marie, Josh and Casey attempt Johnathan's strategy for tracking King Crab across time and space. On the Summer Bay, Wild Bill's crew fights a mid-gale power outage, but the days are numbered for their greenhorn.
Point of No Return
3. Point of No Return
May 4, 2021
Jake attempts a daring nighttime rescue in high seas as hundreds of dolphins lead the Summer Bay into a cyclone. Later, Sig is forced to make a controversial call to save the fishery.
Russian Dragger
2. Russian Dragger
April 27, 2021
When Mandy devises a plan for partnering, Sig must rethink his own hard-won tactics. On the Time Bandit, John and Josh conspire to outmaneuver a Russian captain who tells them what to do in US waters. All hell breaks loose as two vessels collide.
Out of the Ashes
1. Out of the Ashes
April 20, 2021
With half the crab boats tied up, Sig devises a plan to save the fishery from destruction. As Bering Sea legend Johnathan Hillstrand returns with the Time Bandit to help, veterans struggle to prove they can work together to defend the American dream.
Hell for Heroes
101. Hell for Heroes
April 13, 2021
A year after Russia set its sights on dominating the global crab market, a depleted US crab fleet arrives in Dutch Harbor to an industry in crisis. Facing a possible multi-year shutdown, the captains devise a plan to navigate turbulent seas ahead.
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In this reality series, crews of crab fishing boats brave the icy waters off the coast of Alaska to haul in the valuable crustaceans. The job is dangerous, and the rough-and-tumble lives of the fisherman also cause turmoil. The series debuted in 2005 on the Discovery Channel, and its fifteenth season began in 2019.

Deadliest Catch is a series that is currently running and has 17 seasons (416 episodes). The series first aired on April 12, 2005.

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Deadliest Catch is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Deadliest Catch on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV, Discovery and Discovery Canada.

  • Premiere Date
    April 12, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (8,301)