The BEST episodes of Alaskan Bush People

Every episode of Alaskan Bush People ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Alaskan Bush People!

Deep into Alaska's bush, naturalist and adventurer Billy Brown, along with his wife, Ami, and their seven children, chooses to live life on their own terms, connected to wild nature and bonded to each other. The family of nine strives to be self-sufficient against all odds — often shunning modern society to live off the wilderness and to walk where no man has ever walked before.

Last Updated: 2/14/2024Network: DiscoveryStatus: Continuing
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Field of Dreams
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8.16
38 votes

#1 - Field of Dreams

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/15/2017

Saw work and a hungry bear keep the adventurers in Alaska powerful. The predator has ransacked the food supplies of the emigrants, and without flesh Billy and his family do not come across the winter. That is why Bear and his sister Snowbird break into the wilderness to hunt game. Matt and Gabe, meanwhile, roll up their sleeves in Brownstown to organize 12 cubic meters of timber for a barter. When everything runs smoothly, the brothers receive a turbine for their wind turbine.

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Back to Browntown
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8.03
66 votes

#2 - Back to Browntown

Season 13 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/3/2021

Bird, Bear and Rain make a long-awaited return to Browntown to reconnect with their bush past. But will it be as they imagined it? On North Star Ranch, Bam, Gabe and Noah use a unique method to repair the roads damaged by the fire.

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Where There's Water There's a Way
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8.01
106 votes

#3 - Where There's Water There's a Way

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/29/2020

As the siblings race to complete their ambitious water system, Billy gets news that shakes the Wolfpack and redirects their future. Meanwhile, Bear goes on an important hunt where he reflects on an important life decision.

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Blazing a New Trail (2)
star
8.00
7 votes

#4 - Blazing a New Trail (2)

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/23/2017

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A Very Bush Wedding
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7.98
109 votes

#5 - A Very Bush Wedding

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/1/2020

The wolfpack prepares for their first ever wedding in the bush. But as the family prepares to welcome a new member, emotions run high and the Browns struggle to keep their most ambitious project on track.

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The Storm and the Sea
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7.97
65 votes

#6 - The Storm and the Sea

Season 13 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/2021

An incoming storm threatens to cut the siblings' Alaska trip short. But surprise news from Billy sends them on a quest to reunite with an old friend. Noah struggles to train his new "war horse," Prometheus.

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Bear Meets Girl
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7.94
102 votes

#7 - Bear Meets Girl

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/15/2020

When an ostrich lays its first egg, the Brown siblings rush to figure out how to incubate it. Bear gets a special visit from a girl on North Star Ranch as the family prepares for a surprise celebration for Billy and Ami's 40th wedding anniversary.

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Wind and a Prayer
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7.91
43 votes

#8 - Wind and a Prayer

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/22/2017

Fresh bear traces near the camp place the "Alaskan Bush People" on Chichagof Island in alertness. Obviously the animal has not been eating enough bacon before the winter's rest. But there is very little time for wilderness dwellers to find and drive the robber, since the family's new windmill is an absolute priority. If Billy and his sons succeed in assembling the missing spare parts before the ground completely freezes, this would be an important step towards independence.

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Noah's Animal Ark
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7.90
105 votes

#9 - Noah's Animal Ark

Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/22/2020

The Browns flee the mountain during a dangerous lightning storm in the heat of fire season. To ensure their safety, they devise ingenious new fire safety measures, including a bush alert system and animal evacuation ark, which they put to the test.

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Heart of a Wolf
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7.89
55 votes

#10 - Heart of a Wolf

Season 14 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/2/2022

Crisis strikes another member of the Wolfpack.

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The Land Giveths and Takeths
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7.89
81 votes

#11 - The Land Giveths and Takeths

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/4/2020

As winter winds down, the Browns prepare for a medieval-themed birthday celebration for Baby Eli. Pushing through the pandemic, the Browns complete the main house just before a massive wildfire strikes the mountain.

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Growing Pains
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7.88
58 votes

#12 - Growing Pains

Season 14 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/9/2022

Gabe leads a risky salvage job while Bird fights to return to Alaska.

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Faith & Fury
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7.88
88 votes

#13 - Faith & Fury

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/11/2020

Everything the Browns have built is threatened as a devastating wildfire rages on Palmer Mountain. As they take refuge down the mountain, the siblings are given 30 minutes to return to the property and rescue as many animals as they can.

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The Wolfpack vs. the Wolf
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7.86
138 votes

#14 - The Wolfpack vs. the Wolf

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/11/2019

The Brown family gets ready to defend themselves after a gruesome scene indicates that a dangerous new predator is stalking their ranch.

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Little River and the Big Sea
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7.85
59 votes

#15 - Little River and the Big Sea

Season 13 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/27/2021

With the Browns committed to rebuilding, Bear gets the chance to finally meet his son River for the first time. But Bird grapples with her future, longing for life back on the sea in Alaska.

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Bam Bam's Big Build and Bears
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7.84
114 votes

#16 - Bam Bam's Big Build and Bears

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/8/2020

A hungry predator encroaches deeper onto North Star Ranch forcing Bird and Gabe to take stronger action. Bam must play nice with his siblings in an effort to finally break ground on his homestead. Gabe has an incredible surprise for the Wolf Pack.

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A Bottle for Your Thoughts
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7.84
82 votes

#17 - A Bottle for Your Thoughts

Season 12 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/27/2020

Bear overnights in the wild as he absorbs life-changing news. A gentler Bam takes the lead on a critical next step of the main house build, while Noah creates a Bush Monster Plow to clear heavy snow. Sister Bird makes an unusual gift for Gabe.

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Scorched Earth
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7.84
61 votes

#18 - Scorched Earth

Season 13 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/19/2021

The Wolfpack questions the future of their dream after a ruinous wildfire.

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A New Beginning
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7.82
125 votes

#19 - A New Beginning

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/30/2018

The Wolf Pack braces for a looming wildfire that threatens completion of the barn. Noah walks down the aisle to become the first married Brown.

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Bush Below Zero
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7.82
92 votes

#20 - Bush Below Zero

Season 12 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/13/2020

A life-threatening cold front approaches the mountain and the family prioritizes shelters for their livestock. The task is easier said than done, as it will require the siblings to make a risky journey to a neighboring mountain to salvage lumber.

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Bear with Us
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7.80
55 votes

#21 - Bear with Us

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/11/2017

Matt has killed a deer in the wilderness. But his mission is not fulfilled, because many black and brown bears live in Southeast Alaska. The predators have an excellent sense of smell and sense a carcass with its fine nose several kilometers away. Say: It is only when the resettler has dragged the 60 kilos of hunting to "Brownstown", he is safe from the hungry omnivorous. Matt's brothers and sisters are mixing wall paint in the forest - from berries and mud

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Rumble in the Bush
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7.79
89 votes

#22 - Rumble in the Bush

Season 12 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/30/2020

Gabe is attacked by an aggressive ostrich and loses one of his most prized possessions in the process. When the ranch gets hit with the first snowfall, the family builds a big bonfire to unfreeze the ground under their house site.

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Blazing A New Trail (1)
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7.78
224 votes

#23 - Blazing A New Trail (1)

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/16/2017

As the Brown family adapts after closing their dream homestead, they charge toward a new beginning with the skills and knowledge they've acquired over 35 years in the Alaskan wilderness.

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Range Ridin'
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7.78
94 votes

#24 - Range Ridin'

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/6/2020

When the ranch comes under fire from encroaching hunters, Gabe takes it upon himself to learn to ride a horse as the family constructs a fence around the property. And later, Gabe and Raquell leave the mountain for the birth of their baby girl.

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Browntown Boomtown
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7.77
48 votes

#25 - Browntown Boomtown

Season 13 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/17/2021

After the summer's devastating wildfire, the Wolfpack is eager to reestablish roots back on their mountain ranch. As they race to build a new "Boomtown" inspired basecamp, an unexpected tragedy strikes and the family must grieve one of its own.

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