Season 4 Episodes

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The Final Hour

Season 4, Episode 16 - Air Date: 7/22/2008
As the Oppie season drawls to the end the captains race to catch the last of their remaining quotas, battling ice and equipment issues.
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Catch as Catch Can

Season 4, Episode 15 - Air Date: 7/15/2008
The Arctic ice pack descends on the fleet as they make their final runs. Both the crews of the Northwestern and Wizard battle freezing spray.
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Changing Tides

Season 4, Episode 14 - Air Date: 7/8/2008
The Northwestern fights the ice pack. The Wizard sets off with tempers flaring and a new greenhorn. Phil's future on the Cornelia Marie is questionable, so the crew struggles on without their captain.
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Fresh Blood

Season 4, Episode 13 - Air Date: 7/1/2008
When Capt. Phil heads for the hospital for the treatment of his spitting up blood, Murray takes command of the Cornelia Marie and struggles with his new duties.
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Mortal Men

Season 4, Episode 12 - Air Date: 6/24/2008
Massive storm waves tear up the decks of the Early Dawn, North American, and Northwestern. On the Cornelia Marie, Capt.
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Big Weather, Big Trouble

Season 4, Episode 11 - Air Date: 6/17/2008
On the Time Bandit, Capt. Johnathan joins the deck crew and promptly has an injuriy while showing off his deck skills.
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Blow Up

Season 4, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/10/2008
A routine Coast Guard rescue becomes a battle against nature. The Cornelia Marie heads to land for repairs.
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Storm Season

Season 4, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/3/2008
The Opilio season begins. A dual storm system challenges a patched Cornelia Marie and almost costs the Time Bandit two of her men.
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No Season for Old Men

Season 4, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/27/2008
As the king crab season comes to an end, a totally exhausted crew fills the Northwestern's crab tanks to the brim.
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Seeking the Catch

Season 4, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/20/2008
As the King Crab season drawls to a close, a mass amounts of stinging jellyfish by catch in unfilled pots add insult to injury.
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Racing the Clock

Season 4, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/13/2008
With the king crab season nearly over, everyone's feeling the pressure. Captains are pushing their boats and their crews to the breaking point.
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No Mercy

Season 4, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/6/2008
The seas are rough and they'll only get rougher.The Time Bandit has a dangerous electrical short. On the Cornelia Marie, Phil's health deteriorates.
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Unsafe and Unsound

Season 4, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/29/2008
Greenhorns, skippers, and family fishing dynasties begin to crack. On Northwestern, Sig and Edgar have a "last man standing" contest to see who can fish the longest without sleep.
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A Numbers Game

Season 4, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/22/2008
The King crab season is well under way, but ships and people are already showing signs of weakness; The Northwestern has a mechanical breakdown, the Wizard's greenhorns are lost in the midst of work and the Cornelia Marie's captain's health is failing which greatly affects the crew.
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Striking Out

Season 4, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/15/2008
Everyone ships looking to get some good crab numbers this season, but the Bearing Sea won't let them off so easy.
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Get 'Em Back Safe!

Season 4, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/15/2008
It's the beginning of a new king crab season and everyone's looking to cash in. Some boats are slow to start but eventually get to catching some king crab.