The BEST episodes of Frontier (2016)

Every episode of Frontier (2016) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Frontier (2016)!

The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in the late 18th century. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts.

Last Updated: 9/15/2023Network: Discovery Channel (CA)Status: Ended
The Gallows
861 votes

#1 - The Gallows

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/11/2016

Chaos ensues at Fort James when Michael and Sokanon conspire to free Harp from Benton's grip.

Directors: Ken Girotti
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519 votes

#2 - Cannonball

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/15/2017

Michael digs the tunnel as Chesterfield conducts live drills. Emberly returns to Fort James to discover what Chesterfield has done to her alehouse. Elizabeth Carruthers lets Douglas get close and comes face to face with Grant.

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The Disciple
872 votes

#3 - The Disciple

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/4/2016

Captain Johnson closes in on Benton; the fort is reinforced with soldiers as Harp and Benton come face to face; Emberly makes a move to control Chesterfield.

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Mushkegowuk Esquewu
1050 votes

#4 - Mushkegowuk Esquewu

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/20/2016

After an unprovoked attack, Machk leads the Lake Walkers to retaliate against the Brown Brothers; Harp sets out to find the truth while tensions increase.

Directors: John Vatcher
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The Sins of the Father
268 votes

#5 - The Sins of the Father

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/21/2018

While the new alliance teeters on collapse, Sokanon's crusade leads to bloodshed. Harp invades Lord Benton's castle and faces a dark temptation.

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House of the Lord
265 votes

#6 - House of the Lord

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/21/2018

Lord Benton leverages Grace in his cause with the Hudson's Bay Company. Harp discovers a betrayal. Sokanon faces a perverse imprisonment.

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Little Brother War
1153 votes

#7 - Little Brother War

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/13/2016

While Douglas and Malcolm Brown negotiate a loan with wealthy Samuel Grant, their brother Cedric Brown kidnaps a Lake Walker boy as trade leverage, setting off a deadly chain of events in the Bay. Michael chooses a side. Emberly takes a big risk that puts her in Benton’s crosshairs. Harp makes a promise to the Lake Walkers.

Directors: Brad Peyton
Writer: Perry Chafe
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Keetom Takooteeoo Maheekun (The Return of the Wolf)
502 votes

#8 - Keetom Takooteeoo Maheekun (The Return of the Wolf)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/2017

Season Finale. Chesterfield reels from the theft of the pelts and searches for Harp. Michael meets with Pond and is faced with a hard choice when Sokanon arrives. Josephette and the Brown Brothers unite against Grant, and Harp must deal with enemies on all sides and make new alliances.

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567 votes

#9 - Wanted

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/25/2017

Bounty hunters find Harp in the North. Benton sails to England at the mercy of Everton, but makes a new friend. Michael has a plan to make the Black Wolf more money. Carruthers and Grant vie for the attention of a French Marquis, and Emberly finds herself in danger of losing her independence.

Directors: Brett Sullivan
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La Fin Du Monde
344 votes

#10 - La Fin Du Monde

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/7/2018

Emberly and Chaulk turn the tables on Benton; Michael makes an attempt at forming an alliance. In the far north, Harp closes in on his quarry.

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866 votes

#11 - Wolves

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/27/2016

An unexpected arrival to Fort James puts Lord Benton and Chesterfield on edge; Emberly conspires to rid herself of a problem; Michael is shocked when he sees someone from his past.

Directors: Kelly Makin
Writer: Greg Nelson
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287 votes

#12 - Satanazas

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/14/2018

Harp and the group chase Emberly and Benton; Emberly tries to figure out what Benton wants; Douglas finds out about a betrayal; Malcom gets in some trouble.

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479 votes

#13 - Mutiny

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/8/2017

Harp travels to Montréal to do business with Elizabeth Carruthers. Michael and Sokanon arrive in Fort James to put in place their part of the plan, but Sokanon gets distracted. With Emberly gone, life has slipped from bad to worse at the alehouse.

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Dead Reckoning
664 votes

#14 - Dead Reckoning

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/18/2017

With a price on Harp’s head, Fort James fills up with bounty hunters. Emberly and Chesterfield conspire against Benton for the good of the Fort. Michael and Sokanon struggle to keep the Black Wolf in business, as Grant and Carruthers compete for supremacy.

Directors: Brad Peyton
Writer: Sherry White
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The Wolf and the Bear
539 votes

#15 - The Wolf and the Bear

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/1/2017

Sokanon and Michael are surprised by an unexpected reunion and Michael formulates a plan to steal from the HBC. Benton makes a few more friends in low places, and Chesterfield turns the screws on Emberly. Carruthers investigates sabotage at her factory as Grant prepares to ensnare the Marquis with newly minted Lady Clenna.

Directors: John Vatcher
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A Kingdom unto Itself
1540 votes

#16 - A Kingdom unto Itself

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

Michael Smyth lands in the New World on an HBC ship and is ordered by Lord Benton to the frontier in search of fur trader Declan Harp.

Directors: Brad Peyton
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The Low Road
373 votes

#17 - The Low Road

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/7/2018

Declan sets out to save Grace from Benton; Michael tries to keep the BWC together; the Browns and Samuel find themselves in the same boat.

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All for All and None for One
284 votes

#18 - All for All and None for One

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/14/2018

Harp and the crew assemble more men in Scotland; Michael tries to come to agreement with the Lake Walkers; Sokanon is betrayed.

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