The Deadliest Catch

One of my favorite shows is the Discovery Channel’s The Deadliest Catch.

The show chronicles some, well, unique individuals who spend their time fishing for Alaskan king crab and Opilio crab in the Bering Sea. The show is titled The Deadliest Catch because of the extreme risk these guys go through (many times for quite a large reward). Many have died in the hunt for Alaskan crab, leading some to call this the world’s most dangerous job.

Here is an interview with Sig Hansen, the captain of the Northwest fishing boat. Sig was interviewed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show on April 17, 2007 (after the jump):




And here, Leno interviews Sig and his brother (Northwestern deck boss) Edgar:

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If you want to catch the show, it comes on Tuesdays at 9pm on the Discovery Channel.