Pirate Master's Joe Don Still Has a Ghost of a Chance
Joe Don Morton, the first captain of CBS' Pirate Master, discovered the pros and cons of buccaneer life as he swiftly went from alpha dog to underdog. The 36-year-old Alaskan was a strong leader with an eye for the gold, but his controversial move to keep the lion's share of a team-won prize inspired talk of mutiny. When his reign ended, successive captains targeted him as a brigand to be cut adrift, but with his deep pockets, Joe Don wasn't easy to send overboard. TVGuide.com spoke with Joe Don about his time aboard the Picton Castle, his on-screen flirtation with fellow pirate Nessa and his pending return as a "ghost" who — you guessed it — is out to possess the remaining treasure.
TVGuide.com: How did you feel about getting cut adrift? Joe Don Norton: It was bittersweet. I was totally stoked with how I played the game and how I left the game. I think going honorably is the best way, and I feel that'
Tue, Jul 17, 2007