After welcoming aboard the Time Bandit a new greenhorn who’s so green, he’s fresh out of high school, Deadliest Catch captain Johnathan Hillstrand says, “He’s gonna go home and be a man if he makes it through this!”
The trouble, of course, is that that’s a mighty big “if.” As you’ll see in this exclusive sneak-preview clip from this week’s episode, “Blood & Guts,” while the skipper is attempting to elude the “cutthroat pirate bastards” trying to outfish him, his baby-faced rookie is on deck finding out in the most painful way possible just how heavy the door of a crab pot is.
The hour premieres on Discovery Tuesday evening at 9/8c after the skippers relive the horrors of electrical fires and runaway crab pots on Deadliest Catch: The Bait (8/7c).
Click on the video above to check out the newbie’s “initiation,” then hit the comments. If that happened to you — assuming you could even stand back up! — would you stick it out or be on the next chopper home?