Life aboard the USS Nimitz, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is chronicled.

Carrier Season 1
CARRIER, a 10-part series filmed aboard the USS Nimitz, is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier.
Episode 1: All Hands
54:32 — On a bright May morning, 5,000 sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones before the mammoth USS Nimitz pulls out of Coronado, California, a (more…)
Episode 8: True Believers
54:31 — This episode explores the many expressions of faith onboard the USS Nimitz: faith in self, faith in one's shipmates, faith in the mission of the ship (more…)
Episode 9: Get Home-itis
54:31 — A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and h (more…)
Episode 7: Rites of Passage
54:31 — The last day in the Gulf is the last chance to drop bombs before the Nimitz heads home. The jets take off, laden with ordnance, and return hours later (more…)
Episode 4: Squared Away
54:31 — Mentoring and camaraderie are what hold the ship together. But life on deployment is stressful for everyone aboard, and there can be considerable fri (more…)
Episode 2: Controlled Chaos
54:31 — The men and women of the USS Nimitz live beneath the runway of a major airport. They sleep on the roof of a nuclear power plant. It's a perilous envir (more…)
Episode 10: Full Circle
54:31 — As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For t (more…)
Episode 3: Super Secrets
54:31 — The ship's location and itinerary are classified. Details of how the nuclear reactor works are top secret. Many aspects of life on a nuclear aircraft (more…)
Episode 5: Show of Force
54:31 — The mission really kicks off when the Nimitz arrives in the Gulf. The conditions are extreme: flight deck personnel endure temperatures hovering aroun (more…)
Episode 6: Groundhog Day
54:31 — After two months in the Gulf, one day starts to become indistinguishable from the next. The airwing still hasn't dropped a single bomb, which is frust (more…)

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  • Premiered: April 27, 2008
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Life aboard the USS Nimitz, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is chronicled. (more)

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