deadliest catch deathNews of Justin Tennison, the 'Deadliest Catch' star found dead at 33 in an Alaska hotel room over the weekend, marks a year of tragedy and hard times for the reality-documentary show's cast. Since early 2010, the Alaskan king crab fishing series has been plagued by two deaths, individual charges of reckless driving, robbery and drug dealing as well as a lawsuit from Discovery Channel.

Here, we chronicle the cast's hardships and hope for the best in the future.

Late January 2010: Capt. Phil Harris, 53, suffers a stroke aboard the Cornelia Marie.

February 2010: After a near-recovery in the hospital, Harris dies Feb. 9. 'Deadliest Catch' producer Thom Beers tells EW that Capt. Phil asked cameraman to keep rolling while he was on his deathbed in order to get "a great finish" to the show.