Swords (TV series)

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Swords: Life on the Line
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Country of origin USA
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 24
Production
Running time 40–45 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Channel
Original run August 11, 2009 (2009-08-11) – present

Swords: Life on the Line is a reality television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel. The series documents the events aboard New England fishing boats fishing for Swordfish. See Longline fishing.

The series follows a similar format to Deadliest Catch. In the first season, television crews are placed on four boats to tape their fishing season: The Eagle Eye II, Big Eye, Sea Hawk, and Frances Anne.[1] In Season 2, the Sea Hawk was replaced by the Bjorn II by the boat's captain. In the third season, the Bjorn II was replaced by Linda Greenlaw's first boat the Hannah Boden

The series was partially inspired by the The Perfect Storm.[citation needed]

Season 1[edit]

Episode 1 Voyage to Hell

Episode 2 Blood on the Deck

Episode 3 Hostile TakeOver

Episode 4 Man Overboard

Episode 5 Home Sick

Episode 6 Making Waves

Episode 7 A Perfect Storm

Episode 8 Pay out

Season 2[edit]

Episode 1 Grand Banks[edit]

Episode 2 Deckhands Down[edit]

Episode 3 Turf War[edit]

Episode 4 Overloaded and into the Storm[edit]

Episode 5 So Close But So Far[edit]

Episode 6 Man Overboard![edit]

Episode 7 Needle and Thread to the Head[edit]

Episode 8 Trapped[edit]

Episode 9 What Happened on the Back Deck?[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swords: About the series". Discovery.com. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 

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