68 votes
Shark Week

Shark Week

Discovery 1988

Every year The Discovery Channel dedicates a full week to sharks, this includes newly made specials each year all featuring sharks.

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!


The 10 Best Episodes of Shark Week

Shark Week - S2016E11

#1 - Nuclear Sharks (Season 2016 - Episode 11)


The episode was rated 8.62 from 21 votes.

Shark Week - S2014E13

#2 - Great White Matrix (Season 2014 - Episode 13)

Great White Matrix features legendary shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder and cameraman Andy Casagrande on an expedition into the deadly shark infested waters of Australia. Their mission is to investigate a series of bizarre shark attacks in an area swarming with great white sharks. Paul and Andy explore what’s bringing these great whites so close to shore and what’s responsible for the surge in attacks in this area.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 14 votes.

Shark Week - S2014E1

#3 - Air Jaws: Fins of Fury (Season 2014 - Episode 1)

Air Jaws programming has pushed and expanded our understanding of great white sharks and has become one of the iconic SHARK WEEK programs. In Air Jaws: Fins of Fury Natural History producer Jeff Kurr and his team return using incredible new cameras and high tech underwater gadgetry to track down the missing “mega-shark” named Colossus.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 19 votes.

Shark Week - S2019E5

#4 - The Sharks of Headstone Hell (Season 2019 - Episode 5)

Norfolk Island is known to have the largest tiger sharks on earth that are drawn in by full-size animal carcasses tossed into the sea. Shark experts are on a quest to find out if this practice has altered the behavior of these massive sharks.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

Shark Week - S2014E7

#5 - Zombie Sharks (Season 2014 - Episode 7)

Zombie Sharks explores tonic immobility, a catatonic zombie-like state that can be achieved in sharks. This shark phenomenon has been studied by scientists for years, but a recent spike in orca whale attacks on great white sharks suggests that orcas have now learned how to immobilize and prey on great whites. Professional diver Eli Martinez looks to prove this theory by being the first person to induce underwater tonic immobility in a massive great white shark.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 11 votes.

Shark Week - S2016E5

#6 - Jaws of the Deep (Season 2016 - Episode 5)


The episode was rated 8.04 from 46 votes.

Shark Week - S2017E5

#7 - Shark Vortex (Season 2017 - Episode 5)

Each summer the Gulf Stream pushes north into the waters of southern New England, bringing with it 30 species of shark. Greg Skomal and Joe Romeiro study the annual spectacle, focusing on three sharks – makos, great whites, and porbeagles – that can out-swim, out-think, and out-compete all the others. Produced by 333 Productions and Radley Studios.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 39 votes.

Shark Week - S2015E1

#8 - Shark Trek (Season 2015 - Episode 1)

Shark expert, Greg Skomal and a team of engineers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution embark on a mission to find out why Great White sightings in Florida are on the rise. It's the biggest study ever of Atlantic great whites.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 19 votes.

Shark Week - S2016E6

#9 - Sharks Among Us (Season 2016 - Episode 6)


The episode was rated 7.97 from 34 votes.

Shark Week - S2016E9

#10 - Deadliest Sharks (Season 2016 - Episode 9)


The episode was rated 7.91 from 34 votes.

Shark Week - S2013E3

#11 - Return of Jaws (Season 2013 - Episode 3)

An all-new "shark cam" provides spectacular footage of Great White Sharks off the shores of Cape Cod as they shark hunt seal colonies, come close to shore in just over one metre of water, and take a chilling interest in one specific area.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 10 votes.

Shark Week - S2014E5

#12 - Alien Sharks: Return to the Abyss (Season 2014 - Episode 5)

In Alien Sharks: Return to the Abyss, shark researcher Paul Clerkin heads to the Indian Ocean to investigate the ocean’s darkest depths in search of shark species that scientists never even knew existed and get a glimpse of the last known group of bioluminescent sharks in the world.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 18 votes.

Shark Week - S2016E13

#13 - Shark Bait (Season 2016 - Episode 13)


The episode was rated 7.88 from 16 votes.

Shark Week - S2017E6

#14 - Return to the Isle of Jaws (Season 2017 - Episode 6)

Divers and scientists RETURN TO THE ISLE OF JAWS to unlock the mysteries of this new great white hot spot, just south of Western Australia. They make a startling discovery that causes us to re-think of everything we thought we knew about great whites. Produced by Red Rock Films.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 22 votes.

Shark Week - S2016E14

#15 - Blue Serengeti (Season 2016 - Episode 14)


The episode was rated 7.86 from 14 votes.


Last updated: jan 16, 2023


Latest articles


About Series with Sophie

Welcome to our community!

We are a community of young women who are passionate about our favorite series and want to share that passion with others.

Our mission is to create a space where women can discover new content, connect with like-minded individuals, and engage in meaningful discussions about the series we love.

We believe that everyone should have access to reliable and trustworthy information about their favorite shows, and we strive to be the premier destination for young women seeking that information. Whether you're looking for recaps, fan theories, or just want to connect with other fans, we've got you covered.

So join us and be a part of our growing community of series enthusiasts!


Search for TV shows...