Deadliest Catch: Episode Guide

EPISODE 1 | Battle Lines

Airing Wednesday 23 May at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Departing Dutch Harbor for Alaska’s 2017 fall crab season, the fleet’s veteran captains find it’s not only the deadly Bering Sea they have to battle, but their younger rivals as well. Sig and Jake have a massive falling out, leading to new strategies and new alliances; Sean plays dirty, but Wild Bill shows him he’s messing with the wrong Captain; and Josh Harris returns to captain his father’s boat.

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EPISODE 2 | First Blood

Airing Wednesday 30 May at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

The crab captains plunge headfirst into a brutal start. In a Bering Sea dead drop Captain Keith shares coded intel with Jake but, the young skipper must decipher Keith’s true intentions. And, as the Coast Guard races to save a crabber with a de-gloved finger, Captain Sig plots against his former apprentice-turned-rival, Jake and anyone who stands in his way. As accusations fly and suspicions grow, a twisted triangle of jealousy, revenge, and betrayal reveals whether there’s anyone to be trusted on the Bering Sea.

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EPISODE 3 | Dead in the Water

Airing Wednesday 13 June at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

As the King Crab become harder to find, an un-easy alliance between Casey, on the Cornelia Marie, and Sean, on the Brenna A, leads to an out-right betrayal. Wild Bill Wichowski’s solution is to break out some high-tech crab lures to turn his bad luck around; and, Jake Andersen’s rising crab count is cut short when his relief captain Ole runs over someone else’s crab gear and entangles the Saga’s prop shutting down the boat.

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EPISODE 4 | Salt Wounds

Airing Wednesday 20 June at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Sig takes heads off the grid on a daring midnight mission to shake his rivals; the Cornelia Marie pays the price for a rotten alliance, and an injured deckhand could force the boat in early; and Keith gets big news from his doctor on a mystery illness.

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EPISODE 5 | Collision Void

Airing Wednesday 27 June at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

As a flooding collision void threatens to sink him, Keith fights to keep the Wizard afloat; a missing boat part leaves Jake stranded at sea; Sig gets ready to pass the torch to Edgar, but the brotherly tension rises when he can’t give up the reins; and if the Cornelia Marie’s injured men aren’t cleared to fish, Josh and Casey will be forced to fish shorthanded, a move that could cripple their season.

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EPISODE 6 | Arctic Hurricane

Airing Wednesday 4 July at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

A massive arctic hurricane shocks the fleet with high winds and big waves, and an unstable stack threatens to capsize the Saga. As the captains rush to finish fishing and head for a safe harbour, Wild Bill gambles the lives of his crew when he risks driving straight into the storm to snatch his quota.

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EPISODE 7 | Clash of Kings

Airing Wednesday 18 July at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Jake and the Saga crew face unexpected challenges on an eerily calm Bering Sea, forcing the Captain to make a big decision; Sig serves cold justice at sea, while Wild Bill chases a King Crab jackpot; and The Cornelia Marie crew learns when you bet on a boat, the (wheel)house always wins

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EPISODE 8 | Becoming Captain

Airing Wednesday 25 July at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

On the brink of failure, Josh Harris discovers secret fishing grounds in his late father’s logbooks; Edgar rejects advice from brother Sig and gambles on his own instincts in order to find the crab; a deck mishap on the Saga could end Jake’s season; and the Coast Guard brave pitching seas in an attempt to hoist an injured sailor from inside a ship’s tank.

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EPISODE 9 | Purgatory

Airing Wednesday 1 August at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Monte gets a shock promotion; Josh fights to prove himself to the crew of the Cornelia Marie despite a bad showing; and major engine trouble threatens Wild Bill’s season.

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EPISODE 10 | Winter’s Curse

Airing Wednesday 8 August at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

This year’s super moon brings the most powerful tidal surges in 150 years, threatening Josh and Monte as they chase their bounty deep into an arctic storm; Wild Bill hopes to get his broken boat off the dock; and the rest of the fleet arrives for the start of Opilio.

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EPISODE 11 | Blackout

Airing Wednesday 15 August at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

With the winter season now in full swing, Captains move to stake their claim across the Bering Sea. And, while some are bent on getting ahead fast, others are simply struggling to survive. As Jake heads to unfamiliar waters, a blackout leaves the Saga close to disaster; a mechanical break threatens to completely stall Sean’s operation; and Keith makes an offer only a captain could refuse.

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EPISODE 12 | Bad Blood

Airing Wednesday 22 August at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Accidents plague the decks. Winter season rocks the fleet with 6 metre swells and 75 kph winds, and the Bering Sea takes a brutal toll on one Cornelia Marie greenhorn. In the wheelhouse, strategy is critical with crabs on the move.

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EPISODE 13 | Captain Conflict

Airing Wednesday 29 August at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Sig races to offload his tanks before losing half a million dollars in crab; the Bering Sea doubles down on punishment for one Cornelia Marie greenhorn; and tension between Wizard co-captains reaches a breaking point.

EPISODE 14 | Baptism By Fire

Airing Wednesday 12 September at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

It’s baptism by fire aboard the Northwestern as Mandy takes her first shift in heavy seas; the Wizard crew battles over one crewman who isn’t pulling his weight on deck; and caught short on bait gear and battered by high seas, Wild Bill changes his strategy.

EPISODE 15 | Supermoon Storm

Airing Wednesday 19 September at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

A lunar phenomenon wreaks havoc on tides, churning undersea currents that rip pots right off their lines. While some Captains elect to stop fishing, others stubbornly fight through the conditions, resulting in the Coast Guard having to attempt a rescue mission in the heart of the storm.

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EPISODE 16 | Greenhorn Overboard

Airing Wednesday 26 September at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

A greenhorn’s life hangs in the balance as the Summer Bay crew scrambles to steal one of their own from the Bering Sea’s icy grip. Saga and Cornelia Marie battle the colossal waves of the supermoon storm, while Mandy tackles her first haul in extreme weather.

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EPISODE 17 | Turf Wars

Airing Wednesday 3 October at 7:30pm AEST/NZ

Sig pushes Mandy to invade the Cornelia Marie’s ground, sparking a battle for the crab. As the Cornelia Marie’s pots get tangled with the Northwestern’s, Casey takes extreme measures to defend his turf. A Saga distress signal sends panic across the fleet.

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EPISODE 18 | No Safe Harbour

**Airing Wednesday 10 October at 7:30pm AEDT/NZ

A severe arctic gale batters the fleet, forcing captains to fight extreme wind and waves. For the second time, a greenhorn’s life hangs in the balance on the Summer Bay. The Saga crew seeks shelter at St. Paul, where tidal forces snap Jake’s anchor.

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EPISODE 19 | Blood & Water

**Airing Wednesday 17 October at 7:30pm AEDT/NZ

As rogue waves threaten to capsize their boats, Jake and Sean must make life or death decisions for their crews on deck. Wild Bill faces a choice that could end his career, and Keith returns to the Wizard put an unexpected end to his brother’s rule.

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EPISODE 20 | Storm Surge

**Airing Wednesday 24 October at 7:30pm AEDT/NZ

Captains take on the steepest waves yet in an epic final surge to hit their quotas. Jake fights through a debilitating crew injury on deck; Josh gambles big on his crab count; while engine failure leaves Sig dead in the water.

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