"Deadliest Catch" knew the latest episode of the show called for a meaningful piece of music. Getting it wasn't so simple.
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Former Deadliest Catch captain Blake Painter was found dead in his home in Oregon on Friday, the Clatsop County Sheriff’s office confirms to PEOPLE. The past captain of the F/V Maverick, who appeared on the Discovery Channel series in 2006 and 2007, was discovered when a friend grew concerned and called police after not having heard from Painter in several days, according to TMZ. Painter, an expert crab fisherman, first turned up on Deadliest Catch during season 2 and opted to leave the series several episodes into the third season.
Big waves caused the boat to pitch, sending the 1,200-pound metal block at the end of the crane directly into the head of Hank Todd.
It's do or die for the Summer Bay in this week's episode, as Capt. Wild Bill Wichrowski turns to crab callers to work his way out of the leader board basement.
Ahead of the show's Season 14 premiere, the captains share their happiest moments — and why they think fans keep coming back for more.
Ahead of Tuesday's return (which is also the series' 200th episode), the captains open up about the battle we'll see with the always brutal Bering Sea weather, the emotional weight of a man going overboard, and why some of them can't bear to watch the show.
Hello, old friends — and by friends, we mean our favorite TV shows. And as with any friend who’s been away for some time, it's nice to catch up on what's been going on and discover what's new.
The new season of Discovery's Emmy-winning reality show, premiering April 10, brings fierce competition, injuries, an engine failure, and Coast Guard rescues.
The fan-favorite boat is back. "Everyone has questions," Josh Harris says. "They're about to get 'em answered."
On "Deadliest Catch" Sig Hansen decided to leave the opilio crab season early after his close friend was lost at sea. He appointed his little brother, Edgar Hansen, captain in his place.
When Sig Hansen learned of the lost crew, he was visibly upset. Hansen said,“I freaked out. I just lost one of my best friends.”
After 37 years of fishing, "Deadliest Catch" captain Johnathan Hillstrand decided it was time to retire. But first, the captain had to finishing catching his 250,000-pound quota of crabs.
While stacking crab pots in the darkness of night on “Deadliest Catch,” new deckhand Luce fell between a row of them. He fell backwards about 15 feet, landing on his side and head.
The younger crew was frustrated that Craig “Crabby” Leake was doing less work for equal pay. The captain reminded them: “Know your role, shut your hole.”
The captain had just dropped anchor off the island of St. Paul when he started having stabbing pains on the left side of his rib cage.