The BEST episodes of Dead Set on Life

Every episode of Dead Set on Life ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dead Set on Life!

From $6 subs to the most sought-after ingredients on the planet—Matty Matheson eats it all, with friends new and old.

Last Updated: 1/16/2023Network:Viceland (CA)
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Thunder Bay, Greatest City in the World
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9.07
14 votes

#1 - Thunder Bay, Greatest City in the World

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/25/2017

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The BBQ King of Hollywood
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8.59
17 votes

#2 - The BBQ King of Hollywood

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/13/2017

Matty catches up with chef, Adam Perry Lang as he plans the opening of his new L.A. restaurant. Together, they enjoy some BBQ, boxing, fishing, knife-making and arson.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Fun
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8.58
12 votes

#3 - If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Fun

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/6/2017

Matty ventures into the everglades under the protection of Shelley Wooten, an eighth-generation Floridian fighting to keep the hardcore culture of the Gladesmen alive.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Two Big Chefs in Kiwi Country
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8.41
17 votes

#4 - Two Big Chefs in Kiwi Country

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/18/2017

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Born and Raised on the Boardwalk
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8.25
12 votes

#5 - Born and Raised on the Boardwalk

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/11/2017

Matty hangs with reformed gangsters, Spanto and 2Tone of Born X Raised, who are two Venice Beach natives fighting to save the spirit of their hometown against gentrification.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hardcore Tailgating
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8.22
18 votes

#6 - Hardcore Tailgating

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/22/2016

Growing up as a hardcore kid in Fort Erie, Matty has always heard stories of legendary football pre-game tailgate parties, but has never attended one until now.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Matty of Manila
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8.21
19 votes

#7 - The Matty of Manila

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/21/2016

Canadian Chef Matty Matheson heads to Winnipeg and hosted by Ron and "Hot Rod" Cantiveros learns how to make Longanisa sausages and cooks at a traditional Filipino Boodle Fight.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
North of Saskatoon
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8.13
16 votes

#8 - North of Saskatoon

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/11/2016

Matty goes to Saskatchewan for the Great Prairie Feast. Then he heads to a cabin for a wild weekend of duck hunting and blowing shit up.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Super Nova...Scotia
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8.06
18 votes

#9 - Super Nova...Scotia

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/18/2016

Matty hits Nova Scotia for lobster fishing and visits chef Bryan Picard’s Bite House. On their way back to Halifax they hit a cheese farm for some award winning Gouda.

Watch Now:iTunes
Kosher Montreal
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8.04
46 votes

#10 - Kosher Montreal

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/1/2016

Matty experiences one of Canada's oldest Jewish communities; Rabbi Bernath, aka `The Hipster Rabbi', shows Matty around Montreal's kosher food community.

Directors: Jay Cheel
Writer: Jon Schouten
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Real Australian Outback
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8.00
9 votes

#11 - The Real Australian Outback

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/13/2017

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Vegas, the Prime Rib Capital of America
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8.00
14 votes

#12 - Vegas, the Prime Rib Capital of America

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2017

Matty and Master Rang head to Vegas in a Caddy convertible to shoot machine guns, try their luck as cowboys, and uncover the secrets of great prime rib.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Prodigal Rang Returns
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8.00
18 votes

#13 - The Prodigal Rang Returns

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/25/2016

Rang and Matty pick up where they left off in Episode One but this time in Newfoundland. The dynamic duo’s tour ends up with moose hunting.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
City Matty, Country Matty
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7.92
26 votes

#14 - City Matty, Country Matty

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/14/2016

Canadian Chef Matty Matheson checks out Ontario Farms, Perth Pork and Y. U. Ranch and throws an epic BBQ for his friends at his parent's house in Stratford, Ontario.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Matty, Son of Bear
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7.87
46 votes

#15 - Matty, Son of Bear

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/10/2016

French Canadians are known for having a strong cultural identity. Matty investigates the uniqueness of Quebecois culture through a number of unusual subcultures, including LARPing!

Directors: Jay Cheel
Writer: Jay Cheel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The High Cost of Arctic Living
star
7.84
44 votes

#16 - The High Cost of Arctic Living

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/8/2016

Matty experiences the Inuit way of life while visiting the Arctic.

Directors: Patrick McGuire
Writer: Jon Schouten
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Matty's Icelandic Adventure
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7.83
12 votes

#17 - Matty's Icelandic Adventure

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/1/2017

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Where The Bison Roam
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7.82
17 votes

#18 - Where The Bison Roam

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/4/2016

Matty meets Ivan Smith, the Bison Whisperer in Alberta and learns the ins-and-outs of raising bison. Matty travels to meet up with Chef Edgar Gutierrez for an off-road adventure.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mardi Gras, a Young Man's Game
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7.82
44 votes

#19 - Mardi Gras, a Young Man's Game

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/17/2016

Matty travels to New Orleans to witness two different Mardi Gras celebrations, Lundi Gras in the Lower Ninth Ward and Cajun Mardi Gras in Lafayette Square.

Directors: Paul Kell
Writer: Paul Kell
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Life of Matty
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7.69
35 votes

#20 - The Life of Matty

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/7/2016

Matty takes his mentor Rang Nguyen back to his hometown and down memory lane, showing us where he came from the how he became the chef he is today.

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Pow Wow Wow
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7.45
20 votes

#21 - Pow Wow Wow

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/28/2016

Invited by the Long Plain First Nation Reserve, Matty travels to Portage La Prairie as a guest of their annual Pow Wow. He participates in a sweat lodge, and learns to Fancy Dance.

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Caribananas
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7.35
43 votes

#22 - Caribananas

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/15/2016

Matty participates in a Caribana celebration and learns about West Indian culture while visiting Toronto.

Directors: Jay Cheel
Writer: Jay Cheel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Rang's Journey
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7.25
48 votes

#23 - Rang's Journey

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/27/2016

In the second-season premiere, Matty and Rang visit Rang's hometown in southern Vietnam, where Matty meets his family and learns the story of how he immigrated to Canada.

Directors: Paul Kell
Writer: Paul Kell
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The French Connection
star
7.16
50 votes

#24 - The French Connection

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/3/2016

Matty and Rang travel to Hanoi to check out the growing restaurant scene. Later, the guys meet with French ex-pats to sample French-inspired Vietnamese food.

Directors: Paul Kell
Writer: Paul Kell
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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