Alaskan Bush People

The WORST episodes of Alaskan Bush People

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 6/20/2022Network: Discovery
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All That Matters
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7.19
175 votes

#1 - All That Matters

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2017

A storm overtakes Chichagof island and threatens the safety of the Brown Family as they set out on a journey to bring home a new addition to Browntown, while oldest brother Matt returns home for a fresh start.

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Back in Browntown
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7.21
151 votes

#2 - Back in Browntown

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/15/2016

In anticipation of reuniting with one member, the family finally returns to Browntown to reclaim the bush. But as spring brings life to the forest, the Browns struggle with the principals that make them a Wolfpack.

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Shots Fired
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7.25
381 votes

#3 - Shots Fired

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/18/2015

In the wake of Ami's injury, the Browns have to work even harder to stay on track with winter prep. Included: Birdie, Gabe and Bear set off to climb the alpine in search of deer; and Bear's skills are immediately put to the test after he steps up as hunt leader.

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Breaking Ground
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7.31
144 votes

#4 - Breaking Ground

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/27/2018

The Browns begin an ambitious barn build, the key to Billy's grand vision. Noah return reuniting the entire wolfpack for the first time since Alaska.

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Human Wolf Pack
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7.32
354 votes

#5 - Human Wolf Pack

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/13/2014

The Brown brothers are forced to step up when building a one room cabin for the family. During some down time, the wolf pack of five goes into a small bush town to hunt for potential mates. It’s the first time they’ve been in public together in months.

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Raised Wild (Pilot)
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7.35
452 votes

#6 - Raised Wild (Pilot)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/6/2014

A small shack is built in the opener of this series following an Alaska family who live in the wilderness.

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Rise of Browntown
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7.36
292 votes

#7 - Rise of Browntown

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/5/2015

The Browns move into their new home; Matt creates a unique tire house for himself.

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Rock, Paper, Skipper
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7.37
329 votes

#8 - Rock, Paper, Skipper

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/25/2015

An emergency brings Browntown to a halt, leading Billy to make an unexpected choice that impacts the lives of the entire wolf pack. Meanwhile, Matt steps up to take his role as eldest brother more seriously.

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Head Above Water
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7.38
165 votes

#9 - Head Above Water

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/2018

Disaster strikes as floods plague the region, and the Brown's must balance the fate of their new community with the success of their homestead.

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Released to the Wild
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7.39
165 votes

#10 - Released to the Wild

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/8/2016

After thirty long days in Juneau, the Brown family reunites and plans a trip to rediscover their love of the bush. But an issue plaguing one of the children puts the sanctity of the wolfpack in jeopardy.

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The Wolf Pack Returns
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7.41
459 votes

#11 - The Wolf Pack Returns

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/6/2016

A happy homecoming for the Brown family means hard work is ahead to get Browntown back on track. Time away came at a cost and prospects are lean without a working skiff. A highly risky haul with an all or nothing offer may be the only solution.

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Return to the Wild
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7.41
327 votes

#12 - Return to the Wild

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2015

The Browns are determined to make it to their new piece of land; after avoiding disaster on the seas, the family seeks help from an old friend.

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A Wolfpack Divided
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7.41
343 votes

#13 - A Wolfpack Divided

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/29/2015

The Brown family is ready to move into their new home when Ami requires immediate medical attention and must travel to a big city for surgery. Meanwhile, the pressure is on the boys to secure a wood-burning stove so the family can stay warm over winter.

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Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire
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7.42
146 votes

#14 - Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/2018

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Faith and Family
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7.42
380 votes

#15 - Faith and Family

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/14/2017

In the Season 7 premiere, the displaced Browns struggle through a devastating transition, while Ami undergoes testing due to recent health concerns. Later, Browntown is under the care of a lone protector, as Noah braves the dangers of the wilderness to defend the homestead.

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Rocky Seas
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7.45
278 votes

#16 - Rocky Seas

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/3/2015

Billy and three of his sons travel home on their newly purchased boat; Matt and Noah work on an improvement.

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Surviving The Lower 48
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7.46
418 votes

#17 - Surviving The Lower 48

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/3/2016

In this lost episode, to save the wolf pack from going stir crazy during Billy's medical treatment, the family heeds the call of the wild and goes on an adventure even further into the lower 48.

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Welcome to Browntown
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7.46
257 votes

#18 - Welcome to Browntown

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/2015

The Browns set up their home site; when the boys' skills seem rusty, they must prove to Billy that they still have what it takes.

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Browntown Boom
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7.47
68 votes

#19 - Browntown Boom

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/2017

"Brownstown" is supposed to grow and prosper, so family leader Billy forges great plans in Alaska. The "Bush People" live in the northernmost state of the state of what nature offers them. But they need fuel for the power supply and their tools. The transport of gasoline is tedious and dangerous - particularly in winter with ice and snow. That is why the wildernesses want to build a windmill on Chichagof Island. With this alternative energy source the "Wolfsrudel" would be completely independent

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Block and Tackle
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7.47
382 votes

#20 - Block and Tackle

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/11/2015

The Browns make the most of the long days during the short Alaskan summer when Season 3 begins. Included: They hatch a plan to deal with a lumber shortage, but then a sudden injury threatens to split the family apart.

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Strength in Numbers
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7.48
320 votes

#21 - Strength in Numbers

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/28/2017

A major diagnosis shakes the Brown family and forces them toward a decision that could reshape their lives. While medical analysis continues for Ami in the lower 48, oldest son Matt attempts to get back to normal as he reunites with Noah in Browntown.

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High Tide Housing
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7.48
439 votes

#22 - High Tide Housing

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/10/2016

An unexpected visit from the mayor of the nearby island of Hoonah may forever change the face of Browntown. And the family must rally around strong man Gabe when the opportunity to realize a life-long dream comes with serious risks.

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Winter Watch
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7.48
376 votes

#23 - Winter Watch

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/20/2016

Patriarch Billy sees an opportunity to tie up loose ends, fortify his connection with the bush, and keep the wolf pack close with a family visit to the winter watch of Excursion Inlet. Along the way a failing anchor changes everything.

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Family First
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7.49
147 votes

#24 - Family First

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/23/2018

Barn construction is all hands on deck, but family confronts Bam when he chooses to pay more attention to his own projects.

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Unanchored
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7.50
226 votes

#25 - Unanchored

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/5/2017

The Brown family awaits Ami's treatment options. Also: a look at the wolf pack's ability to endure through hardships in every environment. Adrift on the shores of the Alaskan wilderness, the wolf pack rediscover their need for adventure.

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