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The Best Shark Week Episodes

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List of the best Shark Week episodes, as determined by voters like you. Shark Week takes place every year on the Discovery Channel, where shark-oriented content is shown for seven days. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Shark Week episodes of all time are. Fans of Shark Week are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list is made up of episodes like Great White Appetite and Day of the Shark 2. What is the best Shark Week episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 18

    Episode Number2

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    SeasonShark Week - Season 18

    Episode Number1

    SeriesShark Week

    Diary of a Shark Man is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Jeff Kurr....
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 18

    Episode Number4

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    Season 28 Episode 8: A deadly newcomer has taken residence in the waters of the Pacific Northwest, leaving behind frightened eyewitnesses, and bitten surfers. Shark expert Ralph Collier and Brandon McMillian seek answers to why the great white sharks travel so far north.
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    Aug 04 2007
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 20

    Episode Number8

    SeriesShark Week

    Michael Rutzen is on an unbelievable quest -- to hypnotize, in open water, one of the most dangerous animals on the planet – the great white shark. Rutzen has been working with sharks for many years...
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    Aug 06 2013
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    Episode Number6

    SeriesShark Week

    SPAWN OF JAWS follows a scientist on the brink of a breakthrough as he reveals the life cycle of the Great White Shark for the first time, including mating and pupping. Using state of the art...
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    Season 21 Episode 6: A team of divers descends into the dangerous after-dark hunting ground of sharks.
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 12

    Episode Number0

    SeriesShark Week

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    SeasonShark Week - Season 18

    Episode Number5

    SeriesShark Week

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    SeasonShark Week - Season 2010

    Episode Number5

    SeriesShark Week

    WEEK. But when he gets the chance to get off the couch and be in the show, he gets in way over his head. Discovery wants him go to the Bahamas to swim with, touch, and, if he has the guts, FEED...
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    Episode Number1

    SeriesShark Week

    Experience real life shark attack rescues as we travel to some of the most popular, and most dangerous, beaches around the world....
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    Season 22 Episode 4: Shark attack survivors recall six bloody tales of what happens when humans unwittingly find themselves face to face with the ocean's top predator.
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    Season 21 Episode 1: The true story behind the bloody shark attacks of 1916 that inspired the movie "Jaws."
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    Aug 02 2007
    12
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 20

    Episode Number6

    SeriesShark Week

    Animal behaviorist Dave Salmoni and South African shark scientist Ryan Johnson journey to the remote, tribal shores of New Guinea to unravel the mysterious secrets of the local shark whisperers who...
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 19

    Episode Number3

    SeriesShark Week

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    Season 28 Episode 9: Famed shark photographer Chris Fallows embarks on his eighth Air Jaws adventure with shark expert Jeff Kurr and shark biologist Dr. Neil Hammerschlag as they discover how great white sharks hunt in total darkness.
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    Season 23 Episode 2: Great Whites are back in the very same waters JAWS was made. Shark expert Greg Skomal is high alert as a huge, 18 foot Great White is spotted off Chatham, MA's beaches. Why have they returned? Where are they going? Is it safe to go back in the water?
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 20

    Episode Number7

    SeriesShark Week

    As South Africa’s leading shark expert, Craig Ferreira has spent his entire life studying and diving with sharks. For the past several years his dream has been to travel the world for a year to...
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    SeasonShark Week - Season 2

    Episode Number1

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    Episode Number11

    SeriesShark Week

    The coast of South Australia is a place like no other. It's home to a Great White feeding ground that is one of the most dangerous places in the world. Known in local legend as the Great White...
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