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'Deadliest Catch' Sneak Peek: 800-Pound Swinging Pot Nearly Takes Out Two Men (Exclusive Video)

The new season kicks off Tuesday night on Discovery Channel.

Deadliest Catch returns Tuesday night with a new season, and The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive clip from the premiere.

The episode, "Family Affair," takes place two weeks into the King Crab season, and the fleet is already behind after a government shutdown. Meanwhile, a massive arctic storm hits the Bering Sea. Everyone must work together to get through the season alive.

In this clip, Jonathan Hillstrand’s nephew Axel as he struggles to keep control of an 800-pound pot, which nearly takes out two men.

Watch the clip above.

Deadliest Catch airs at 9 p.m. Tuesdays on Discovery Channel. Also returning this season is "The Bait," a series of one-hour pre-game shows, beginning at 8 p.m., that will give an inside look at the episode ahead from the captains.