As viewers are getting ready for the seventh season of the “Deadliest Catch” to begin, let's look back on the best “Deadliest Catch” episodes. When it comes to choosing the best episodes of a television show, you have to look at them all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. You have to look at the “Deadliest Catch” episodes that make you laugh and the ones that make you cry. And since 2005, there are a lot of episodes of the “Deadliest Catch” to choose from.

  1. "Redemption Day" – Season 6, Episode 14 – Even the manliest of men will find this a total tear jerker so have the tissues ready. It had appeared that Captain Phil was getting better, then sudden took a turn for the worse. Viewers see his son getting a call to return to the hospital and then calling his brother in rehab letting him know that their father had passed.

  2. "Greenhorns" – Season 1, Episode 1 – The series premiere's are always one of the best episodes and the 'Deadliest Catch” is no exception. In the first episode viewers are drawn in. The begin to relate to the cast and what they do. Although they may not be in the same field the viewers recognize the dedication they have and relate to that.

  3. "Cheating Death" – Season 3, Episode 4 – Captain Phil has his hands full when he finds out that his boys have charged everything to his accounts during their shopping trip. Although it is put on the back burner when a huge wave hits the boat and threatens the life of the crew.

  4. "Captain Phil Remembered" – Season 6, Episode 16 – Another tear jerker episode in which viewers get a glimpse into the past of Captain Phil. The remember his life and honor his memory.

  5. "Storm Season" – Season 4, Episode 9 – As if the crews are not in enough danger being at sea, the storms are raging and the freezing water sprays put them at even more risk. The Coast Guard must rescue a crew member and two others are put at risk.