Redemption Day, the Deadliest Catch episode of Tuesday, July 13 is one that fans have been dreading. After the emotional episodes documenting Captain Phil Harris’ stroke and hospitalization, the beloved skipper will lose his battle for life. Deadliest Catch airs at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Discovery Channel is holding a live chat during this viewing event, so fans can share their feelings. To participate, see,, Discovery Channel live chat.
Redemption Day will be proceeded by Deadliest Catch episodes from season six, so tune in early to catch up on episodes leading up to death of Captain Phil Harris, who passed away in February, 2010 after suffering a stroke on the Cornelia Marie.
July 13, 2010 Deadliest Catch Episodes
6:00 p.m. – After the Catch: The Fleet – Captain Bill Wichrowki joins the captains at the Aft.
7:00 p.m. – Deadliest Catch: Empty Throne – Critically ill, Captain Phil Harris is flown to Anchorage.
8:00 p.m. – Deadliest Catch: Cain and Abel – The sons of Captain Phil Harris, Josh and Jake, start to battle with each other as emotions run high while Phil is hospitalized.
9:00 p.m. – Deadliest Catch: Redemption Day – Despite small signs of encouragement, Captain Phil loses his battle. He passes away surrounded by family and friends.
10:00 p.m. – After the Catch: The Good Captain Phil – Tribute to Captain Phil Harris New Orleans style. The fleet wraps up its time at the French Quarter’s Blue Nile bar in the season finale of After the Catch. Captain Phil Harris is remembered in true ‘Nawlins style as fans pour onto Frenchmen Street for a traditional, raucous Jazz Parade. The celebration brings together all the captains to pay tribute to their friend and colleague.
The tribute to Captain Phil Harris will continue in upcoming weeks. On the July 20, back to back episodes show the reaction of the rest of the fleet upon leanring that Phil has passed away and a special tribute episode. Captain Phil Harris Remembered, is special one-hour look back at the life of Captain Phil Harris, skipper of F/V Cornelia Marie. The special includes interviews with fellow captains and deckhands, memorable “Phil moments” from the past six seasons of DEADLIEST CATCH, never-before-seen footage from behind the scenes and fan remembrances recorded at CatchCon 2010 and Phil’s public memorial service in Seattle.
The season six finale of Deadliest Catch airs on July 27. On the finale of the sixth season of Deadliest Catch, the fleet is still absorbing the news about Phil. But the stormy waters of the Bering Sea never take a break, and the Captains and the crew must soldier on in the race to make their quotas, as the Opilio season comes to an end.
Deadliest Catch airs on Discovery Channel at 9:00 p.m. ET.
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