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TV Special in the Works for 'Deadliest Catch' Captain Phil Harris

by Chris Jordan, posted Feb 11th 2010 1:45PM
The Captain is gone -- but he won't be forgotten.

Capt. Phil Harris, the tough-as-nails fishing boat captain of Cornelia Marie on the series 'Deadliest Catch,' will be the subject of an upcoming Discover Channel special, according to Variety.

Harris, 53, suffered a massive stroke Jan. 29 while in port off-loading at St. Paul Island, Alaska and died Tuesday.

According to the report, no official deal has been made; however, both the channel and executive producer Thom Beers have confirmed that a special is likely, at the very least.

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Phil Harris, the Captain from 'Deadliest Catch,' Passes Away

by Allison Waldman, posted Feb 10th 2010 11:02AM
phil_harris_deadliest_catchThere's nothing more shocking than real reality. Death is real. Steve Irwin dying on the job, for instance, was a huge shock. Here's another dose of harsh reality. The star of Discovery Channel's 'Deadliest Catch,' Phil Harris, has died from a stroke. He had been at work on January 29, loading a catch like usual, when he suffered the stroke. After being flown to Anchorage for treatment, he succumbed despite having shown some improvement.

In a statement on the Discovery Channel web site, his grown children, Jake and Josh, explained, "It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our dad -- Captain Phil Harris. Dad has always been a fighter and continued to be until the end. For us and the crew, he was someone who never backed down."

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Phil Harris of 'Deadliest Catch' Dies

by Andrew Scott, posted Feb 9th 2010 11:45PM
Phil Harris'Deadliest Catch' captain Phil Harris died Tuesday about a week after suffering a stroke on Alaska's St. Paul Island.

The news was announced in a statement released by Harris' sons, Jake and Josh, according to the Live Feed.

"It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our dad - Captain Phil Harris," it said. "Dad has always been a fighter and continued to be until the end. For us and the crew, he was someone who never backed down. We will remember and celebrate that strength. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts and prayers."

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Real stories behind Deadliest Catch

by Kristin Sample, posted Jun 11th 2008 8:24AM
Deadliest Catch On Tuesday , June 17th at 10 p.m. an all new season of After the Catch will premiere. This five-part series, airing each week after Deadliest Catch, will look deeper into the most dangerous jobs and people who do them. One of these behind-the-scenes looks will feature Captain Phil Harris and Gloucester's legendary fishermen. The captain will sit down with Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs for an interview. Rowe will also talk to the crew, author Spike Walker and Dutch Harbor bartender Lisa Roberts for the inside scoop on what life is really like in the port town.

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