Sea Rescue

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  • TV-G
  • 2011
  • 7 Seasons
  • 8.8  (46)

Sea Rescue is an exciting and captivating television series produced by Litton Entertainment. The show focuses on marine animals in distress and the brave men and women who rescue them. Hosted by Matt Gutman, Sam Champion, and Jimmy Marlow, this series aired from 2012 until 2021.

The show transports viewers to the high seas, where they witness daring and often dangerous rescue missions. The rescues involve all sorts of marine animals, including dolphins, sea lions, whales, and turtles. Every episode is packed with heartwarming stories of successful rescues and the dedication of the teams who perform them.

The show is not only entertaining, but it also educates viewers about marine conservation. It raises awareness about the dangers faced by marine animals and the importance of protecting them. The show highlights the plight of animals affected by pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. It also features segments on organizations working to preserve marine life and habitats.

One of the things that set the show apart is its ability to show the human side of the rescues. Viewers get to see the teams work tirelessly to save animals in distress, often at great personal risk. They also witness the emotional and heartwarming moments when animals are successfully rescued and released back into the wild.

Each episode is roughly 30 minutes long, making it a perfect family show. The show caters to audiences of all ages, from young children to adults. It is also a great educational tool for teachers and parents alike, by showing the importance of properly disposing of plastics and pollutants as well as recognizing the work that marine conservation groups are doing around the world.

Sea Rescue is filmed in various locations across the world, including the United States, Mexico, and Australia. This allows viewers to see different environments and the challenges that come with rescuing animals in different regions. The show also features interviews with experts, including marine biologists and veterinarians, providing valuable insights into marine animal rescue and conservation.

The host, Matt Gutman, is an experienced correspondent and writer with years of experience reporting on breaking news events. His passion for animals and the environment is evident in the way he engages with the stories featured in each episode. Sam Champion, a well-known weather anchor, is also an animal enthusiast who brings his expertise and warmth to the show. Jimmy Marlow, a journalist with a passion for animals, rounds out the hosting team with his upbeat and engaging presence.

Throughout the show, the hosts interact with the rescue teams and animal experts, providing commentary and insights into the rescue process. They also add an element of humor and empathy, making the show accessible and relatable to a wide audience.

One of the most touching parts of the show is the "Return to Freedom" segment, in which rescued animals are released back into the wild. These moments are filled with emotion, as viewers see the animals freed from captivity and released back into their natural habitats. It is a reminder of the importance of preserving marine life and the vital work that goes into preserving our oceans.

In conclusion, Sea Rescue is an inspiring and uplifting show that combines entertainment with education. The show is a testament to the bravery of rescue teams and the resilience of marine animals. It's an excellent family show that educates children about the environment, conservation, and the importance of proper waste disposal. The blend of action, humor, and empathy make Sea Rescue a standout show that will inspire viewers to do their part in preserving our oceans and the marine life that call it home.

Sea Rescue is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (169 episodes). The series first aired on September 3, 2011.

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Patience Is a Virtue
25. Patience Is a Virtue
June 2, 2018
A sea lion is in a precarious spot that’s hard to reach, so a rescuer will need a lot of patience if he’s going to be able to save “Patience” the sea lion. Then, when a dolphin gets stuck in an estuary in San Diego, local lifeguards and the SeaWorld team have to battle through thick, sticky mud to try and save him.
Whale Tales
24. Whale Tales
May 26, 2018
In this special episode, viewers have a front row seat to four dramatic whale rescues. A mysterious whale washes ashore all alone; a humpback whale is helplessly entangled in fishing gear; a rarely seen baby whale needs around the clock care; and four young pilot whales, left without a pod, form a strong bond.
Everyday Heroes
23. Everyday Heroes
May 19, 2018
A mother turtle sacrifices for her hatchlings; a manatee is unable to swim normally; a harbor seal can't swallow food. Also: a seal who almost fell prey to a shark.
A Long Trip
22. A Long Trip
May 6, 2018
The rescue team must walk several miles to save a stranded and starving sea-lion pup; a pilot teams up with the rescuers to get a sea turtle back to its home in the ocean.
Pilot Episode
21. Pilot Episode
April 28, 2018
When a pilot whale strands off Florida a quick-thinking rescue team uses some ingenuity to get it the help it needs. Then, a large sea lion has a fishing hook injury but rescuing this animal is no easy task.
For Those in Peril
20. For Those in Peril
April 21, 2018
A humpback whale is tangled up in fishing equipment off the coast of Northern California so a rescue team puts to sea to save it. Then when severe cold weather hits the Gulf coast sea turtles start washing ashore prompting a large-scale rescue.
Friends 'Til the End
19. Friends 'Til the End
April 14, 2018
Two malnourished sea lion pups are rescued and the SeaWorld team is astonished to discover the close bond they form. Then, a bald eagle suffering from lead poisoning is discovered on a farm and rescuers race to keep this symbol of America alive.
All Alone
18. All Alone
April 7, 2018
Four stories of young animals who are in trouble and all on their own. A starving sea lion clinging to a rock, a baby manatee who becomes a super mom, a rare turtle hatchling with a missing flipper, and a days old orphaned harbor seal.
Throwing a Lifeline
17. Throwing a Lifeline
March 17, 2018
When an injured Western gull lands in the middle of a schoolyard, a seventh grader steps in to help. Then, SeaWorld rescuers respond to a sea lion with devastating injuries that could leave him blind. Can they save Buck the sea lion?
After the Storm
16. After the Storm
March 10, 2018
Hurricane Matthew washes thousands of tiny turtles back to shore and rescuers scramble to save their precious lives. Then, flooding from Hurricane Hermine allows manatees a chance to explore, but when they get stuck rescuers must step in to save them.
Troubled Waters
15. Troubled Waters
March 3, 2018
When a deadly algae bloom breaks out along the Pacific Coast, rescuers race against the clock to save as many marine animals as they can. Then, two rescue baby manatees form a close bond while recuperating.
Hidden in the Sand
14. Hidden in the Sand
February 24, 2018
A Newfoundland dog helps rescue a dying loggerhead sea turtle. Then, we meet a group of dedicated volunteers trying to save African penguins from extinction.
Help Is on the Way
13. Help Is on the Way
February 17, 2018
A lost white pelican lands on a California Highway and a Patrol Officer becomes an unlikely hero. Then, when a sea turtle swims so far north he becomes sick from the cold rescuers step in.
Neighborhood Watch
12. Neighborhood Watch
February 10, 2018
When a curious manatee finds herself stuck in an underground pipe, a community rallies to help get her well again. Then, a prehistoric-looking leatherback sea turtle strands next to an apartment complex and it’s all hands on deck to save this incredible creature of the deep.
11. Stuck
February 3, 2018
Four stories of animals trapped in dangerous locations – a dolphin trapped in a freshwater lake, two stories of manatees stuck in drain pipes, and a harbor seal wedged in a narrow, rocky crevice.
From Cradle to Sea
10. From Cradle to Sea
January 27, 2018
The SeaWorld rescue team steps in after a harbor seal pup is abandoned by its mother. Then, when a tiny orphaned manatee is discovered all alone, rescuers act as a surrogate mother to Moose the manatee.
Salt of the Earth
9. Salt of the Earth
January 20, 2018
A sea turtle stuck in a salt pond could die of dehydration unless rescuers can treat him in time. Then, a sick dolphin lost in a murky canal must overcome some major obstacles to get back out to his ocean home.
Giants of the Deep
8. Giants of the Deep
November 25, 2017
In this special episode, host Matt Gutman travels to Mexico with renowned artist and shark conservationist Guy Harvey to dive with the biggest fish in the sea, the mysterious whale shark and to discover what's driving an ecotourism boom.
Class Act
7. Class Act
November 25, 2017
Two sisters go on a ride along with the SeaWorld team and end up helping to save a sick elephant seal. Then, students rescue an ailing turtle on the beaches of Cape Cod and a remarkable journey begins to get this survivor well again and back to its ocean home.
Hooked, Hit and Helpless
6. Hooked, Hit and Helpless
November 18, 2017
Two sisters go on a ride along with the SeaWorld team and end up helping to save a sick elephant seal. Then, students rescue an ailing turtle on the beaches of Cape Cod and a remarkable journey begins to get this survivor well again and back to its ocean home.
Wing and a Prayer
5. Wing and a Prayer
November 4, 2017
California condors are huge, magnificent birds but they face serious threats in the wild so a dedicated rescue team works tirelessly to help them recover from the brink of extinction. Then, a baby harbor seal is abandoned and starving so the SeaWorld rescue team steps in to help.
Cops to the Rescue!
4. Cops to the Rescue!
October 28, 2017
Four stories in which law enforcement officers come to the rescue of animals. One sea lion is under a police car; another sea lion ends up in the back of one; officers patrol Florida's waterways to protect manatees and a turtle is in distress.
It Takes a Village
3. It Takes a Village
October 21, 2017
Meet the dedicated teams who travel to Nicaragua to try to save threatened and endangered sea turtles from extinction. Then, a helpless harbor seal pup is tangled in a deadly nylon fishing net and it’s going to take an air lift to get it to safety.
Double Jeopardy
2. Double Jeopardy
October 14, 2017
When a sea lion is spotted with a potentially deadly tangle of fishing gear around his neck, the SeaWorld team races to help. Then, when a creek becomes a death trap for a dolphin, he doesn’t make life easy for rescuers who try to help him.
Something to Write Home About
1. Something to Write Home About
October 7, 2017
The heartwarming tale of an injured sea lion and the caring eight-year old animal lover who became part of the effort to save her life. Then, when a endangered leatherback sea turtle washes ashore in Florida, a rescue team leaps into action to save it.
Where to Watch Sea Rescue
Sea Rescue is available for streaming on the Litton Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Sea Rescue on demand at Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    September 3, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (46)