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'Big Shrimpin' Premiere: An Infected Foot Sends Jonathan to Hospital (VIDEO)

by Catherine Lawson, posted Nov 18th 2011 6:30AM
'Big Shrimpin' S01/E01Frankly, any show that includes the line "Oooh, look at that pus stream!" followed by graphic scenes from the ER, isn't really our cup of tea first thing in the morning, which is why this clip comes with a !!!GORE ALERT!!! advisory. Watch with caution and a strong stomach.

However, for the guys on 'Big Shrimpin' (Thurs., 10PM ET on History) hideous, oozing pustules on your feet are apparently just something you get used to.

'Miss Ashleigh' deckhand Jonathan has a real problem. He's got massive, seriously infected blisters on his foot. His crew mate wisely suggests he puts a bandage on his foot "In case that shrimp juice gets down in your boot or something." To make sure Jonathan understands just how serious the situation is, he adds, "You get that poison in that foot you'd be losing your foot."

Thankfully, common sense prevails and Jonathan goes to the hospital where -- in a true case of TMI! -- he gets his infected foot treated.

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