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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 16 seasons (382 episodes). The series first aired on April 12, 2005.

Where do I stream Deadliest Catch online? Deadliest Catch is available for streaming on Discovery Channel, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Deadliest Catch on demand at Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV, Discovery, Discovery Canada online.

Tuesday 9:00 PM et/pt on Discovery Channel
16 Seasons, 382 Episodes
April 12, 2005
Drama, Reality
Cast: Mike Rowe, Sig Hansen, Keith Colburn, Jake Anderson
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Deadliest Catch Full Episode Guide

  • The Cornelia crew fights to save their gear from sea ice. Jake risks the far north to fill his tanks before his son's birth. Amid news of a looming pandemic, Russian boats mysteriously disappear and captains race to dock before crab prices crash.

  • Saga loses a veteran deckhand, forcing Jake to steam a greenhorn army to the Russian line. Amid scuttlebutt that ports are closing due to a virus, Josh fights to get home for a reunion with his brother and Sig's daughter gets rushed to the hospital.

  • As the fleet mounts a final Winter season push, sad news rattles the Cornelia Marie wheelhouse. Meanwhile, Lady Alaska greenhorn, Gabby, overcomes a painful injury to support her crew. Also, Wild Bill's deckhands must devise a bush fix or face hauling pots by hand.

  • As the super snow-moon storm peaks, the Cornelia Marie's deck becomes a gauntlet for Josh and Casey's greenest greenhorn. Ice fog overtakes the fleet as Monte scrambles to stay afloat, Harley loses an engine and Junior fights a sea-flea infestation.

  • A rare weather event churns up rogue waves; Josh and Casey face a 55-foot monster; Jake risks capsizing to repair his rudder in unruly seas; and Monte's big move north pays off.

  • Sig and Mandy conspire to get Jake to do their prospecting, but the former deckhand seizes the moment to fill his own tanks. The Wizard crew must break through ice to rush Keith to a doctor. Junior fears the worst as a deckhand falls from the stack.

  • Josh and Casey race to haul pots as engine failure threatens their delivery window. As seawater destroys his hydraulic motors, Junior attempts a risky high seas delivery of three new motors. Harley and his crew bang heads over his fishing strategy.

  • Stuffed pots come at a price as Jake scrambles to repair a slack tank before it kills his crab or capsizes the Saga.

  • As an injury knocks Sig out of his wheelhouse, Mandy takes the helm to face a disgruntled Northwestern crew. On the Wizard, damaged hydraulics and an umbilical hernia deal Keith a double gut punch. Josh and Casey suffer tragedy on the Cornelia Marie.

  • Battling exhaustion, Wild Bill and his crew face the full wrath of the bomb cyclone. A snapped tendon puts the Summer Bay down a man. Josh gambles on crab-rich grounds in a costly venture north. An injured Mac fights to get Junior through the storm.

  • The Wizard catches fire in a violent storm known as a bomb cyclone. Josh and Casey attempt to fish in 30-foot seas, while two rogue waves slam the Southern Wind. Wild Bill grinds his crew 72 straight hours bringing himself to the brink of collapse.

  • On the Summer Bay there's hell to pay when Bill's backup block goes missing; Cornelia Marie skippers Josh and Casey navigate a tenuous partnership at the Russian line; weighed down by three full tanks, Sig puts a heavy Northwestern in Mandy's hands.

  • Listing heavily and taking on water, Junior calls on chase boat rescue for the first time in series history. Wild Bill sends Nick 20 feet off the deck in spite of his fear of heights. Josh and Casey hit a massive wave that knocks out greenhorn Maria.

  • Facing a 500-mile wide Siberian storm, Josh takes a big risk to keep the Cornelia Marie crew safe. Junior loses control of his rudders putting his boat at the mercy of heavy seas.

  • As the crab biomass migrates across the Russian line, Josh and Casey dump 175 pots on the border. Sig and Mandy go dark ship in towering seas. Jake's new deckhand gets injured while Junior attempts to steam through False Pass in a nighttime blizzard.

  • The Coast Guard responds to a Mayday call as captains and crew brace for the loss of friends during a brutal winter storm. Sig and Monte track an Opilio hoard at the Russian line, and the clock is ticking for Wild Bill and Junior during the cod derby.

  • Co-captains Jake and Johnathan try to form an alliance with rival Keith Colburn. Junior risks crossing into Russian waters for golden crab and Josh bets it all on a gut feeling. Later, Wild Bill turns to his last resort and seeks work in Russia.

  • It's all hands on deck to finish King season strong. Johnathan goes under the knife at sea. Junior bets it all while chasing the elusive Golden King crab. Wild Bill goes toe-to-toe with an unruly greenhorn.

  • The Cornelia Marie uses US satellites to spy on the Russians, Scott pioneers a dormant fishery and Wild Bill faces off with a Russian greenhorn.

  • With the Russian menace looming, co-captains Johnathan and Jake blast a shotgun at their problems while a vicious fist fight breaks out on the Seabrooke. Meanwhile, Wild Bill blows an engine and Mandy bets on science to get back on crabs.

  • Still reeling from deadly typhoon Hagibis, the fleet claws its way back into competition against the Russians. The pressure to make up ground has mounted and it's do-or-die for the captains, even if it means danger or even war.

  • A typhoon slams the Saga, forcing Jake and Johnathan to make joint decisions. Sig races the storm to make the first offload. Rapid repairs land the Cornelia Marie in the eye of the storm. Captain Phil's charts lead Josh and Casey into treacherous seas.

  • Russia shocks global crab markets are stoking fierce competition with the Dutch Harbor fleet and skyrocketing prices draw legendary faces back to the Bering Sea.


  • Mike Rowe offers a personal view into the lives of our favorite crabbers with first-ever one-on-one interviews with the captains of Deadliest Catch. This relatable hour is shot remotely from all their homes. Sheltered in place all in the same boat.

  • An unexpected change in the Russian fishing industry shocks global crab markets. With the highest prices going to the first boats to the dock, the U.S. fleet confronts a turbulent past in preparation for competition and a new Cold War on the Bering Sea.

  • On the 10th anniversary of Captain Phil Harris' final season on the Bering Sea, Josh Harris makes a personal journey to rediscover what made his father a legend, and embrace the legacy he inherits as Phil's son and co-captain of the Cornelia Marie.

  • Mike Rowe connects with captains and crew about survival on and off the crab grounds. Johnathan and Jake give an inside account of running aground. Keith and Junior debate right of way on the high seas. Josh and Casey introduce new deckhand, Maria.

  • Mike Rowe calls on the Deadliest Catch captains to break down a deck feud on the Seabrook, how Phil Harris' legacy still impacts fishermen across the country and how Hillstrand Yoga just isn't for everyone.

  • Mike Rowe digs deep into the action on the Bering Sea; Junior reveals how he rescued a lost pot and found a new species of crab; Vasilly defends his job on the Summer Bay; Johnathan admits for the first time who the better captain was, Sig or Phil.

  • Mike Rowe reveals exclusive content and breaking news on the Bering Sea. Josh and Casey look to the future of Bloodline, Jake and Sig go head to head and Junior has a big announcement.

  • Captain Wild Bill heads to Russia as captain-for-hire. As an Opilio biomass concentrates along the Russian line, the Dutch Harbor fleet must prepare for a winter season far to the north where ice and waves are most severe and rescue is out of range.

  • The captains grapple with the loss of their friends on the Scandies Rose; Junior narrowly escapes disaster; Johnathan speaks out about the Time Bandit.

  • In the season finale, with just ten pots to go, a crushing injury requires Coast Guard rescue. Josh and Casey face a huge loss when their offload gets cancelled. Sig rolls the dice on an early finish, while Monte hauls more crab than the Wizard can hold.

  • Following the high-sea adventures of a crew of Alaskan crab fishermen.

  • As smoke starts to fill the Wizard, Keith and Monte face a dark ship nightmare. Massive breakers shatter Jake's steel anchor forcing him to fight to avoid the rocks of St. Paul Island. Battered by relentless seas, Sig turns to his family to fill the Northwestern's tanks.

  • As the crab become harder to find, veterans Sig Hansen and "Harley" Davidson form an unusual alliance, however trust doesn't come easy for old school captains. Freddy pays a price for Keith's decision to haul in rough seas and Jake tempts fate to become a boat owner.

  • Monte returns to co-captain the Wizard just as massive storms slam the fleet from the south. Jake risks hauling his pots in 30 foot seas to return to his family. Wild Bill goes farther north into the icy Arctic than any other boat in the fleet.

  • The fleet battles a freight train of back to back storms; Sig's crew pays a price for stuffed pots; Harley risks gear on an elusive hoard under the ice; Freddy attempts self-surgery on the Wizard; and the Summer Bay crew gets news on Nick's future.

  • As the captains make up for lost time due to the storm, the deckhands pay the price in blood. On the Corneila Marie, Josh takes the helm as Casey conducts surgery at sea. The Brenna A tests the mettle of a former Marine and Sig receives a call from home facing a worst case scenario.

  • In stormy seas, the Cornelia Marie's crane goes off the rails, smashing Josh and Casey's wheelhouse and injuring deckhand Taylor. Sig risks navigating a rocky passage in treacherous seas and the Wizard takes a rogue wave without warning.

  • Just miles from the fleet, the fishing vessel Destination disappears without a trace. In an unprecedented investigation, the mystery can finally be solved. But captains must make big changes, or risk sailing into the same peril on the icy Bering Sea.

  • As arctic superstorm Elsa continues to intensify, a rare forecast warns of isolated waves of unusual height. Trapped in the crab rich northern grounds by Elsa, the Corneila Marie, Wizard and Southern Wind haul pots as big as the waves, until one boat faces a 60 foot monster wave.

  • The wrath of Arctic Storm Elsa hits the Cornelia Marie the hardest as a breakaway pot violently thrashes Josh and Casey's crew. Keith orders his deckhands onto the stack as Elsa's icy blasts threaten to capsize the Wizard. Jake gets no rest as the Saga takes a rogue wave.

  • Josh and Casey haul their all time biggest pots, starting a gold rush to the Russian line; Cpt. Bill gets inside intel, while Harley confirms numbers his own way.

  • Josh and Casey risk a 500 mile trek north to the icy Russian line. Jake tracks his own fast-moving crab horde. Sig does double duty on the Northwestern. The Bering sea cracks the Wizard's 74 year-old steel hull as the Colburns face the loss of their dad.

  • Sean faces an engine room fire; Summer Bay deck boss suffers a season-threatening injury; Harley offers a newfound nephew a trial run at greenhorn; and Monte races to fill Wizard's Bairdi quota so Keith can say farewell to their father.

  • In the winter season premiere, the coldest weather in nearly a decade threatens to crush hulls and freeze the sea. Monte must fill his tanks fast to get home to his ailing father, while a shocking mishap leaves a Hansen family member grasping for life.

  • The Bering Sea takes a brutal toll on captains and crew. Wild Bill calls the Cornelia for help.

  • In the biggest storm of the season, Jake faces a life and death decision when a shifting stack threatens to capsize the Saga. Sig and Mandy haul through angry seas, while Josh and Casey gamble on quota but find there's more on the line than sheer numbers.

  • With Mandy alone at the helm, a freak accident threatens the Northwestern crew. Josh changes course on the Cornelia while Casey sleeps. Harley's launcher snaps at the worst possible moment, and a short circuit cuts power to the Wizard's forward lights.

  • As the first arctic storm of the season arrives, Saga's deck boss takes a knife to the ribs. Josh and Casey's record-setting haul gets interrupted when a hand gets tangled in the coiler. Capt. Bill takes one last stab at motivating a lazy greenhorn.

  • Atop the king crab super swarm, full pots boil over into conflict as young guns Sean and Jake join forces to set down Sig. Keith and Harley reignite a decades old rivalry, and Sean faces the long arm of Alaska law when crab in his tank come up short.

  • Hours before king season, a massive new boat with a renegade captain discovers the crab are all in one spot. As the fleet races to find the quarter billion-dollar hoard, captains battle each other and the Bering Sea to claim their share of the bounty.

  • In the aftermath of the season that changed every captain, deep cutting issues must be resolved before the new season can begin. The captains return to Dutch Harbor just days before opening of king crab season to face off head to head and settle their unfinished business once and for all.

  • With millions on the line, a crab captain must be as strategic as a four star general. But is deception a necessary tactic for a success and survival on the Bering Sea? There's only one way to find out is as master fishermen meet the science of polygraph.

  • Greenhorns arrive in Dutch Harbor each season looking to pocket thousands for a few week's work. But how do crews train guys to survive the world's most dangerous job? Captains and a clinical psychologist compare "tough love" to "new school" methods.

  • The only thing as dangerous as Deadliest Catch is filming it. Executive producers Decker Watson and Arom Starr-Paul detail the struggles our camera crews face alongside the fisherman they film.

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Deadliest Catch Video Clips & Extras

Deadliest Catch Full Episode (20 sec) Major Changes on the Wizard | Deadliest Catch Clip (1 min 36 sec) Coast Guard Rescues Injured Deckhand | Deadliest Catch Clip (2 min 57 sec) A Hillstrand Joins the Saga | Deadliest Catch Clip (2 min 57 sec)