Sea Rescue Season 6
S06 E01Oct 1, 2016
One, Two, Three . . . Rescue! Oct 1, 2016 A humpback whale is dragging a mass of commercial fishing gear in its mouth so a rescue team races to help. Then, an unlucky sea turtle has swallowed not one, not two but three fishing hooks.
S06 E02Oct 8, 2016
Muddy Waters Oct 8, 2016 When a dolphin gets stuck in a muddy inlet, local lifeguards and the SeaWorld Rescue Team join forces to try to save him. Then, an adorable baby sea otter is discovered all alone on a beach in California and rescuers will have to play the role of mother if this precious infant is to have any chance of survival.
S06 E03Oct 15, 2016
An Uncommon Visitor Oct 15, 2016 When the SeaWorld team responds to a report of a young sea lion wandering into a local seafood restaurant they find her curled up in a booth. Then, thousands of rarely seen seabirds called common murres turn up hungry and exhausted on California beaches triggering, a major rescue effort.
S06 E04Oct 22, 2016
Contaminated Waters Oct 22, 2016 This special episode of Sea Rescue looks at four examples of marine life being affected by contaminated water. Pelicans are paralyzed when a lake turns toxic; sea lions are sickened by a toxin in the water; and two ecological disasters strike the San Francisco Bay.
S06 E05Oct 29, 2016
Halloween Heroes Oct 29, 2016 A valiant group of whale rescuers fight to save the life of a humpback whale that’s tangled up in fishing gear. Then, another giant of the deep, a leatherback sea turtle, turns up in a backyard in Florida.
S06 E06Nov 5, 2016
Hard Times Nov 5, 2016 California sea lions have been coming ashore starving and emaciated in record numbers. In this special episode host Matt Gutman and a team of experts go on a journey to share the story of the crisis affecting sea lion pups.
S06 E07Nov 12, 2016
Back from the Brink Nov 12, 2016 When a manatee becomes stuck in water that’s too cold for him to survive, the SeaWorld Rescue Team steps in to save him. Then, we meet the members of a remarkable conservation project that’s trying to save the clapper rail, an endangered coastal bird.
S06 E08Nov 19, 2016
Badge of Courage Nov 19, 2016 The U. S. Coast Guard doesn’t just save people, sometimes it saves animals, and in this story we see some of their most memorable wildlife rescues. Then, faced with a drowning sea turtle, a caring police officer wades into the water to try to save it.
S06 E09Jan 14, 2017
All Tangled Up Jan 14, 2017 A humpback whale is tangled up in commercial fishing gear and it will take a herculean effort by a Canadian rescue team to save this majestic animal. Then, an unfortunate sea lion has a piece of fishing equipment called a “gill net” wrapped around its neck, so the SeaWorld rescue team races to help.
S06 E10Jan 21, 2017
Deep Blue Jan 21, 2017 A very young harbor seal is separated from its mom and without help this pup will die. Then, a loggerhead sea turtle is rescued after an oil spill and the mission begins to save the life of “Big Mama.”
S06 E11Jan 28, 2017
Up, Up, and Away Jan 28, 2017 Four stories feature rescued animals helped by airlifts. Trinity the manatee is found in Texas and needs to get home to Florida; two groups of cold-stunned sea turtles desperately need to be airlifted back to warmer waters; and Turner the rescued dolphin boards a plane to join the US Navy.
S06 E12Feb 4, 2017
Devotion to the Ocean Feb 4, 2017 We look at how discarded plastic is affecting the oceans and marine life. Then, hundreds of sea turtles come ashore close to death in North Carolina because of plunging water temperatures.
S06 E13Feb 11, 2017
Once in a Lifetime Feb 11, 2017 Two rarely seen pygmy killer whales strand in Mississippi and the mission begins to save them. Then, an inquisitive young sea lion climbs into a car and turns on the wipers before the rescue team arrives.
S06 E14Feb 18, 2017
Little Ray of Light Feb 18, 2017 A sea lion is rescued after being bitten by a shark and she’s in desperate need of medical help. Then, a dolphin is stuck in a freshwater bayou, so a rescue team responds.
S06 E15Feb 25, 2017
In With the Tide Feb 25, 2017 A humpback whale is tangled in fishing gear so rescuers race to the scene to help. Then, a sea lion has fishing line wrapped tight around his neck, but reaching him will be a challenge.
S06 E16Mar 4, 2017
Between a Rock and a Hard Place Mar 4, 2017 A young harbor seal is stuck in a narrow rocky crevice and if rescuers can’t figure out how to reach him in time, he could drown. Then, severe storms cause a young dolphin to strand on a beach and rescuers make history trying to save him.
S06 E17Mar 11, 2017
Spring Into Action Mar 11, 2017 Four starving sea lion pups are rescued from a Southern California beach, but rescuers have their hands full trying to get them well again. Then, a manatee is struck by a boat on the Florida coast and suffers devastating injuries.
S06 E18Apr 1, 2017
Otterly Amazing Apr 1, 2017 Four stories featuring otters in desperate need of human help. An oiled otter in danger of freezing, two stranded orphans helpless and alone, and one otter in Vancouver suffering from devastating human-caused injuries.
S06 E19Apr 8, 2017
Turning the Tide Apr 8, 2017 A devastating storm approaches a small island in the middle of the Pacific, threatening the lives of thousands of albatross and their chicks. Then, an entangled sea lion evades rescuers for months, but when they finally get to him, his injury is much worse than expected.
S06 E20Apr 15, 2017
Goose on the Loose Apr 15, 2017 A wandering manatee becomes trapped in frigid waters but to save his life, first rescuers will have to find him. Then, a gray seal is stuck in a canal and the team has to pull out all the stops to get him back to his ocean home.
S06 E21Apr 22, 2017
Lucky Streak Apr 22, 2017 A curious seal gets a surprising injury. Then, a manatee is stuck in cold water and if rescuers don’t move quickly, Streak the manatee may not survive.
S06 E22Apr 29, 2017
Cause for Celebration Apr 29, 2017 A young humpback whale becomes entangled in fishing gear along the California coast and rescuers have one chance to free this precious life. Then, a birdwatcher out for a walk with his dog spots a young seal in a field surrounded by a herd of cows.
S06 E23May 6, 2017
A Long Trip May 6, 2017 A stranded sea lion pup is starving and the rescue team walks several miles to help him. Then, rescuers and a pilot join forces to get a sea turtle named Zero back to his ocean home.
S06 E24May 13, 2017
Maternal Instincts May 13, 2017 It’s Mother’s Day, but while people celebrate, one manatee mom and her calf are in grave trouble. Then, a loggerhead sea turtle overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds with the help of a dedicated volunteer.
S06 E25May 20, 2017
Medical Marvels May 20, 2017 Four stories featuring animals with mysterious and challenging ailments that have rescuers pulling out all the stops to get them well again. A mother turtle who gives everything for her hatchlings; a manatee that can’t swim normally; a harbor seal that can’t swallow her food, and another seal that narrowly escaped falling prey to a shark.
S06 E26May 27, 2017
In Their Tracks May 27, 2017 Shark populations are in serious trouble, but thankfully conservationists around the world are working hard to ensure these incredible animals are around for generations. Then, can rescue teams save a manatee that has been struck by a boat and can’t swim on her own?