The LA Times posted an online article on Phil’s last moments as discussed by Josh Harris and Johnathan Hillstrand. Two things are for sure–Josh Harris is dreading the thought of watching tonight’s episode and Josh Harris has decided that fishing is indeed in his blood. As a matter of fact, if you had the chance last night, to catch The Tonight Show, you would have seen Josh explain to Jay Leno that he and his brother have the opportunity to buy into half of the Cornelia Marie for approximately two million dollars. Hopefully by this fall we will know more of Jake and Josh’s fate as far as fishing goes but for now, More about Phil from the LA Times:
Phil Harris’ final moments on ‘Deadliest Catch’
The Discovery Channel series will air the last days of the sea captain’s life on Tuesday. ‘It was hard to live it, and it’ll be really hard to relive it,’ says his son Josh Harris.
Phil Harris, the salty sea captain on Discovery Channel’s top-rated “Deadliest Catch,” had prepped his sons for tragedy. Fishing the frigid Bering Sea for crabs and living a hard-charging, chain-smoking lifestyle, Harris figured he might not make it to his golden years.
What he couldn’t have anticipated, though, was that his stroke, hospitalization and eventual death from a pulmonary embolism would be captured on film. Tuesday night’s “Deadliest Catch” episode chronicles the last days of his life and his death, and its impact on his sons and shipmates, Josh and Jake, and his colleagues on the reality series.
“Death is not uncommon in our industry,” 27-year-old Josh Harris said. “He always taught us to deal with that possibility.”…