Edge of Alaska

The BEST episodes of Edge of Alaska

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

Hidden deep in the wilderness of eastern Alaska and built during the Gold Rush as Alaska's original 'Sin City', only 42 residents currently brave the extreme conditions in McCarthy. It's an isolated outlaw town - a refuge for people who don’t want to be found that’s surrounded by extreme wilderness over 100 miles from the authorities where young men go to prove themselves and old outlaws go to die; hunters, gold miners, gunsmiths, and survivalists who reside in this 'Old West' town are willing to risk their lives to live truly free. While some believe in continuing the town’s frontier way of life, others feel the future of McCarthy depends on dragging itself into the modern age. Which way of life will reign supreme?

Last Updated: 10/7/2022Network:Discovery
Deadwood Forest
181 votes

#1 - Deadwood Forest

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/27/2016

Neil faces setbacks as he begins the first Mother Lode tour. Elsewhere, Jeremy and Gary go bear hunting.

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The Stranger
197 votes

#2 - The Stranger

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/6/2016

Neil’s new hotel project is over budget so his investing partner moves to push him out of his oldest business. Jeremy and his boys go on a supply run for hay and return with Jason Lobo. Jenny Rosenbaum makes a life-changing discovery.

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Spring Fever
147 votes

#3 - Spring Fever

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/12/2017

McCarthy comes together for the biggest barn raising in its history. Only one thing stands between Jeremy and self-sufficiency, but its his riskiest project yet. To support her newborn, Jenny builds a rocket stove. Neil prepares to sell the town.

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The Cave In
204 votes

#4 - The Cave In

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/20/2016

Neil pushes the town closer to the edge as he begins the first Mother Lode tour; Jeremy and Gary embark on a bear hunt but encounter something even more dangerous.

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Devil's Bargain
187 votes

#5 - Devil's Bargain

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/30/2016

Neil seeks help from McCarthy’s unlikeliest resident to pursue his mine tour project. Local legend Tim gets a reminder of home when Mark pays a surprise visit. Jeremy treks to the Mother Lode to see what Neil has in store for the town’s future.

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Crossing Thin Ice
168 votes

#6 - Crossing Thin Ice

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/15/2017

When Jeremy crosses a frozen river in a two-ton bulldozer, he finds himself on thin ice; Jenny takes on a dangerous survival mission with her newborn baby in tow; Neil's business partner returns to town with big news.

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Wolves at the Door
112 votes

#7 - Wolves at the Door

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/14/2015

A wolf pack descends on the frontier town forcing the residents to have to work together to get rid of them.

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125 votes

#8 - Uprooted

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/22/2017

The town works together to recover from a powerful storm; Jeremy discovers his barn is destroyed; Mark must clear dangerously damaged trees before it's too late; Lobo makes a tough trip with valuable but fragile loot.

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No Surrender
163 votes

#9 - No Surrender

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/18/2016

McCarthy mainstay Mark seeks out a rare local treasure to welcome home old timer Tim; at long last Neil opens the Mother Lode mine to the public for tourism, but his partnership with Jeremy puts the Keller family's future in the town at a crossroads.

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The Old Man on the Mountain
173 votes

#10 - The Old Man on the Mountain

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/11/2016

Tim returns to McCarthy and the Nizina River threatens Jeremy's hopes of growing a farm. Later, a shortcut to McCarthy brings the city closer to becoming a tourist attraction.

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Deal With The Devil
112 votes

#11 - Deal With The Devil

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

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Frost and Found
142 votes

#12 - Frost and Found

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/8/2017

Jeremy and his sons search the frozen wilderness for a lost bulldozer to sustain his family farmstead; Mark sets out to show his new fiancée the beauty of McCarthy, but finds danger; Neil makes a last-ditch attempt to save his dream.

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Winds of Change
107 votes

#13 - Winds of Change

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/26/2017

Bears threaten Jenny and her newborn when they get stranded on an island in a storm; Jeremy gets his farmstead up and running, but unfinished business gets in the way; bad blood and a build gone bad make Neil regret a deal with Jeremy.

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Fight For McCarthy
183 votes

#14 - Fight For McCarthy

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/23/2016

In McCarthy, Neil Darish is on the brink of reopening the Motherlode mine for tourism, but a new arrival puts Neil’s empire at risk. And to grow his family's farm, Jeremy Keller begins a new venture, and an unlikely alliance is formed by two rivals.

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The Breakup
78 votes

#15 - The Breakup

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/11/2015

Wolves are threatening the livestock. Later, Tim retreats to his mountain-top summit.

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Thaw & Order
162 votes

#16 - Thaw & Order

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/13/2016

A new era is upon McCarthy. Big money brings even bigger change as plans for tourism at the Mother Lode mine push forward. And as the last days of winter threaten life as they know it, McCarthy locals must once again band together.

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Big Bad Wolf
126 votes

#17 - Big Bad Wolf

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/29/2017

A bulldozer breakdown sends Jeremy on a cross-country journey. A wolf stalks Jenny and her baby.

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101 votes

#18 - Barnstorm

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/19/2017

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The Motherlode
125 votes

#19 - The Motherlode

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/28/2014

Hidden in McCarthy is the largest man-made ruin in the world - and Neil wants to open it up to tourists. Jenny finds a secret creek that holds gold and must pack a raft to inspect the claim.

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Brave New McCarthy
85 votes

#20 - Brave New McCarthy

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/2/2015

Neil defies both nature and locals by developing his mine tour. However, a line is drawn in the sand after his secret construction project is discovered. Meanwhile, tragedy forces one of McCarthy's best to fight for their life.

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Return to the Mother Lode
79 votes

#21 - Return to the Mother Lode

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/18/2015

The battle for McCarthy wages on as a team of experts works to locate the only known entrance into the Mother Lode mine. Meanwhile, locals fight to break free of Neil's stranglehold on the town by casting their own ammo.

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The Thaw
143 votes

#22 - The Thaw

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/7/2014

As seasons change in McCarthy, the town is haunted by its darkest day. The icy ground thaws into a quagmire, and old-timer Tim Mischel is marooned at his remote cabin. Neil and Jeremy's frozen truce is set on fire.

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The End of the Frontier
76 votes

#23 - The End of the Frontier

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/25/2015

Neil breaks through to the Mother Lode mine; the locals battle waking bears; Jeremy and his son set up a tree stand; Jenny hunts the bear that has been stalking her cabin.

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McCarthy Rising
117 votes

#24 - McCarthy Rising

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/5/2014

An emergency meeting is held in an attempt to stop plans to create an electrical grid in McCarthy.

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Dying Days Of Winter
94 votes

#25 - Dying Days Of Winter

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/4/2015

In the dying days of winter, McCarthy locals join forces to survive wolf attacks and starvation, but the plan to open the frontier to the outside world turns residents against each other when locals night at the golden saloon turns into a free for all.

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