The Best Episodes of Alaska: The Last Frontier

Spring Has Sprung

#1 - Spring Has Sprung 8.18

Season 3 - Episode 3

Springtime on the homestead; Atz and the family goes on a black bear hunt; Atz, Sr.'s confidence wavers; Otto gives CPR to calves; Eve plants the family garden.

A Prickly Situation

#2 - A Prickly Situation 8.12

Season 3 - Episode 9

A persistent porcupine nails several of the Kilchers' too-curious animals with quills. Taking them out is a painful and sometimes dangerous procedure. Atz and his family carefully jack up and move an old abandoned cabin. Eve finds her garden decimated.

Spring Delicacy

#3 - Spring Delicacy 8.11

Season 3 - Episode 4

Atz Lee and Jane climb reefs to hunt for octopus. Jane must face her fear of heights or be trapped by the tide. Otto struggles to keep a newborn calf alive during the annual spring cattle drive. Eve gives Eivin news that will change the homestead forever.

Parlors and Poop Chutes

#4 - Parlors and Poop Chutes 8.05

Season 3 - Episode 5

Eivin and pregnant Eve decide to finally add running water to their home, but Eivin hits more than water during the installation. Otto builds Charlotte a milking parlor but takes a faceful of fuel in the process. Atz and Atz Lee head out to hunt bear.

Marital Maintenance

#5 - Marital Maintenance 8.02

Season 3 - Episode 13

With winter on their doorstep., the Kilchers race to finish their summer projects. Otto's enormous new project strains his marital bliss. Atz's horse strands him on the range. Eivin works some chicken magic. Atz Lee teaches Jane to fell a tree.

Of Moose and Men

#6 - Of Moose and Men 8.02

Season 3 - Episode 10

Atz and Atz Lee swim their horses across a chilly lake to get to bull moose hunting grounds. Bad weather and feeling under the weather won't deter them from the prize. Eivin hunts clams while Eve collects wild mushrooms. Otto and Charlotte bury a friend.

Circle of Life

#7 - Circle of Life 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 15

Atz Lee and Eivin take a bushplane and brave bears on a remote island to hunt deer. Charlotte scrambles to save a cow that went down during birthing. A very pregnant Eve struggles with the chores while Eivin is away. Atz cleans his chimney Kilcher style.

Outhouses, Cow Bras and Bears, Oh My!

#8 - Outhouses, Cow Bras and Bears, Oh My! 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 6

Midsummer: the Kilchers scramble to make the most of 22 hrs of sunlight. Atz tracks down predators killing the herd. Otto gets creative to help a cow with an udder problem. Eivin builds an outhouse. Atz Lee and Jane are startled while fishing for salmon.

Shattered Shelter

#9 - Shattered Shelter 7.99

Season 6 - Episode 2

Mother Nature continues her onslaught on the Kilcher homestead; Otto, Charlotte, Jane, Bonnie and August scramble to save a hay barn; Atz Lee and Sr. begin building Atz Lee's new cabin.

Call of the Wild

#10 - Call of the Wild 7.97

Season 3 - Episode 14

Otto and Eivin use a duck hunt for some last minute father-son time before Eivin becomes a dad himself. Atz and Atz Lee's father-son bonding time is less fun; they're repairing the new bridge. Jane has her own adventure: fishing--and shooting--halibut.

Cabin Fever

#11 - Cabin Fever 7.92

Season 3 - Episode 1

After 8 months of winter, the Kilchers have cabin fever. Eivin and Atz Lee get caught overnight in the backcountry hunting an Alaskan delicacy. Otto uses ingenuity to get an orphan calf to connect with an unwilling mother. And there's much to do with poo.

Dead Of Winter

#12 - Dead Of Winter 7.92

Season 2 - Episode 1

The extended Kilcher family struggle to get through a record-breaking harsh winter. Desperate for food, Atz Lee and Jane venture into the brutal elements in search of food, hoping that ice fishing and hunting will supply their needs. Patriarchs Otto and Atz embark on a dangerous mission to bring aid to a fellow homesteader.

Snowy Roundup

#13 - Snowy Roundup 7.91

Season 4 - Episode 17

At the head of the bay, Atz Sr. has wild game in his sights. Otto & Charlotte face disaster as the tides overpower the herd on the 30-mile journey to the homestead. Atz Lee & Jane tackle a long-overdue task to secure their cabin for the winter.

Hunt in the Clouds

#14 - Hunt in the Clouds 7.87

Season 3 - Episode 7

Atz Sr, Atz Lee and Jane travel to the highest peaks to hunt for wild goat. A wasp infestation destroys Eivin and Eve’s bee hive and summer honey harvest. Otto and Charlotte get creative to protect what's left of their hay crop so it will last the winter.

Father-Son Ingenuity

#15 - Father-Son Ingenuity 7.87

Season 3 - Episode 2

Family projects: Before the spring thaw floods the area, Atz Sr and his 3 sons build a bridge across a river using chainsaws and fallen logs. Otto and Eivin create two amphibious crafts from their ATVs. Meanwhile, Atz Lee and Jane build a new smokehouse.

One Man Short

#16 - One Man Short 7.82

Season 6 - Episode 6

With Otto recovering from surgery, Levi heads to Alaska to lead the annual spring cattle drive with Eivin; Otto's unwillingness to step aside puts him in danger.


#17 - Thanksgiving 7.80

Season 3 - Episode 8

Thanksgiving on the homestead. The Kilchers come together to enjoy the fruits of their year-long labor and share each dish's story. From turkey and pumpkin pie to Yule's famous nettlebread and Homesteader pie, nothing comes easy when making this feast.

The Great Kilcher Quake

#18 - The Great Kilcher Quake 7.77

Season 6 - Episode 1

A massive earthquake hits southern Alaska; the Kilcher family scrambles to recover and works to reopen vital access roads; Atz Lee races toward his dream of a new remote homestead to aid in recovery, creating waves with his wife, Jane.

Snow, Cold and Darkness

#19 - Snow, Cold and Darkness 7.77

Season 1 - Episode 3

The early winter storms have left the entire homestead unprepared. A desperate search for a newborn calf and its mother forces Otto's wife and their youngest son into a night snowstorm while Otto is away building shelter for his herd.

Fall Bear Fall

#20 - Fall Bear Fall 7.76

Season 4 - Episode 16

With bear season nearly over, the pressure is on Jane & Atz Lee as they set out for their last hunt of the year. While searching for berries, Atz Sr. & Bonnie encounter a black bear of their own. Otto & Charlotte transport precious cargo.

Homestead for the Holidays

#21 - Homestead for the Holidays 7.74

Season 3 - Episode 11

Homestead holidays bring gifts of kindness: Otto decides to give his "Wacky Yak" to a friend, but the gift rejects the idea of being given. Atz Lee gathers lumps of coal--for the nice--as his gift. Atz deals with cows on ice to bring a friend's herd home.

Fueling the Fire

#22 - Fueling the Fire 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 2

The first storm of winter approaches as the family races to finish preparing for the next eight months; Atz herds cattle across flooded glacial rivers.

Under The Knife

#23 - Under The Knife 7.71

Season 6 - Episode 5

After years of procrastination, Otto goes under the knife; Jane must take care of the farm and deliver her first calf alone; Eivin and Atz Lee scout the Head of the Bay, but their findings won't ease Otto's concerns.

Spring Has Sprung

#24 - Spring Has Sprung 7.70

Season 2 - Episode 2

Spring finally arrives on the homestead. Atz Lee enlists his father, Atz, on an early spring black bear hunt, hoping to redeem his failed hunt last fall. Meanwhile, Atz Lee's wife, Jane, endures the open seas alone while fishing for king salmon. Eivin mills lumber and takes on the first build of the season, a large chicken coop to maintain their crucial food source, while also helping his wife, Eve, find a rogue cannibal hen.

Killer Repairs

#25 - Killer Repairs 7.69

Season 6 - Episode 4

The rush to complete projects intensifies as Otto's surgery looms; the herd's food supply is threatened; Atz Lee and Jane reunite after a month apart.