The BEST episodes of Gold Rush: The Dirt

Every episode of Gold Rush: The Dirt ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Gold Rush: The Dirt!

Go behind the scenes as Executive Producer Christo Doyle gets the Gold Rush miners to give us the dirt on life at the mine.

Last Updated: 2/1/2023Network:Discovery
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Locked and Loaded
star
9.00
1 votes

#1 - Locked and Loaded

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/13/2015

Christo sits with Parker to chat about his latest royalty issues with Tony. Then, Parker gives an inside look at his notoriously private foreman, Gene Cheesman. Freddy Dodge joins to give an update on his season at Carmacks.

Zoo Crew
star
9.00
1 votes

#2 - Zoo Crew

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/12/2014

This year, each Hoffman crew member has an animal code name. Can you guess who's who?

Extracurricular Minetivities
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8.36
14 votes

#3 - Extracurricular Minetivities

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/27/2020

The Beets children compete with dad to uncover who qualifies as a bonafide artist on the excavator. Fred Lewis, Khara and Kendall discuss how ex-military miners maintain morale during a dearth of gold and Freddy Dodge weighs in on their predicament.

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A New Attitude
star
8.10
10 votes

#4 - A New Attitude

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/20/2020

Parker lays out his new mine boss philosophy and Mitch and Brennan weigh in. The Ness crew explains how less laughs might equal more gold. Kruse starts a side career as a talk show host. Fred Hurt at 77 explains why he has no intention of slowing down.

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Tony's Gold Room
star
8.09
11 votes

#5 - Tony's Gold Room

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/23/2022

Tony finally shows Christo his never-before-seen gold room and his two massive cuts. Then, Ruby gives a lesson on operating the 950 excavator and provides a little dirt on her blossoming love affair with Cousin Mike.

The Lieutenants
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8.06
18 votes

#6 - The Lieutenants

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/18/2019

The crew lieutenants tell all, without their bosses looking on; Mitch and Doumitt say if Parker has truly changed; Kevin and Juan reveal the truth about the dredge two move; Terry and Zee come clean about the Ness crew's near mutiny.

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Bad Blood
star
8.00
19 votes

#7 - Bad Blood

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/23/2018

Rick and Parker reveal that there's bad blood in the most intense conversation yet. Parker admits that his feud with Tony is often worse than what's portrayed on the show. Then, Rick and his crew lighten the mood with wild tales of life on the claim.

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Lieutenants
star
8.00
9 votes

#8 - Lieutenants

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/28/2020

With the mine bosses not around, the top brass from all three mine sites do not hold back about how their seasons have gone so far. Gene Cheeseman returns and is candid about his falling out with Parker and the difficult season he's had with Rick.

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Bad Blood
star
8.00
12 votes

#9 - Bad Blood

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/14/2020

After Christo and The Dakota Boys hash out bad blood, Fred and Dustin reveal what led to their best gold mining season yet. Then, Parker and crew discuss their brutal final push before winter and unveil the most outrageous machine ever on Gold Rush.

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Beaver Fever
star
8.00
1 votes

#10 - Beaver Fever

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/26/2015

A confession is made by the Hoffman crew; the secretive world of gold processing is discussed.

Parker & the Muscle Man
star
8.00
1 votes

#11 - Parker & the Muscle Man

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/6/2015

Christo sits down with Todd and Jack to talk about their visit with experienced miner Guy Favron. Then, they dig into Jack's ability to smell gold

Beets are Back
star
8.00
1 votes

#12 - Beets are Back

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/24/2015

Christo talks about dredge assembly and family dynamics with Tony and the Beets family; Parker talks about Yukon land prospects and his relationship with Tony.

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Grandpa Schnabel's Visit
star
8.00
1 votes

#13 - Grandpa Schnabel's Visit

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/9/2015

Christo Doyle sits down with the Hoffman crew to discuss their grueling push for 1,000 ounces of gold at the halfway point in the mining season. Parker talks through his accident, his crew's birthday surprise, and the story behind his new pimped out pump.

Meet the Beets
star
8.00
1 votes

#14 - Meet the Beets

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/14/2014

Christo Doyle sits down with Tony Beets and his crew to get the dirt on the infamous dredge project along with other family secrets. Gold guru Freddy Dodge gives the scoop on his new Carmacks claim.

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Parker's Plan
star
8.00
1 votes

#15 - Parker's Plan

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2014

Todd and Jack discuss the decision to mine this season; Parker talks about his stressful meeting; Tony reveals his plan to move the dredge.

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Broken Man
star
8.00
1 votes

#16 - Broken Man

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2014

Christo Doyle discusses the upcoming mining season with Todd Hoffman, Parker Schnabel and Tony Beets. Todd addresses his epic failure in the jungle, Parker discloses his strategy to super-size his operation and Tony talks about his million dollar project.

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Claim Visit
star
8.00
2 votes

#17 - Claim Visit

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/9/2012

Christo Doyle and the Gold Rush crew provide access into the miners' worlds in this behind the scenes series. Exclusive interviews, insight into previous episodes and a sneak peek look at what's next are featured. Christo also visits the claims.

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Gold Rush Finale Night
star
7.90
10 votes

#18 - Gold Rush Finale Night

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

The mine bosses and their top brass all discuss the epic Gold Rush finale. The miners dont hold back about their highs and lows of the difficult mining season. Then, the award for the Biggest Screwup is handed out and we reveal plans for next season.

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Parker on the Move
star
7.90
10 votes

#19 - Parker on the Move

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/8/2020

Parker shocks with a major update about his mining plans, and the Trail Crew joins with new insights from their journey. Rick and Kruse explain their success ice racing and Mitch and family check in. Later, Bering Sea Gold captains discuss the new season.

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Breaking News
star
7.89
9 votes

#20 - Breaking News

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/22/2020

Rick reveals major progress about his mining season; gold room ace Karla gives an exclusive look at her quarantine; boat captains from Bering Sea Gold and All on the Line discuss their season; Brennan and Mitch offer an update on Parker's operation.

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Where Are They Now?
star
7.88
8 votes

#21 - Where Are They Now?

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/15/2020

The mine bosses and a couple mystery guests join The Dirt and reveal new details and insight on the 10 seasons of "Gold Rush."

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Tough Love
star
7.88
16 votes

#22 - Tough Love

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/13/2020

The Dirt is back with Parker, Rick, Tony and first-time mine boss, Fred Lewis. Parker lets loose on Fred's style, Rick explains why this will be his best year and Fred shows us a group of veterans that are like no mining team we've seen before.

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Straight Outta Dawson
star
7.84
19 votes

#23 - Straight Outta Dawson

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/12/2018

Christo is back and sends the Dirt on the road to Dawson. Matt Rogers and Dozer Dave dig in with the mine bosses about the explosive Gold Rush season premiere. Will Parker and Tony ever see eye to eye and why did Rick Ness really strike out?

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From The Vault
star
7.83
12 votes

#24 - From The Vault

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/25/2020

The Dirt celebrates the halfway point for this season of Gold Rush with a mix of never-before-seen footage and our favorite moments.

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Big Aussie Gold
star
7.83
12 votes

#25 - Big Aussie Gold

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/20/2020

The Parker's Trail crew rave about all the big gold in Australia and reveal behind the scenes stories about all the colorful characters they met. Then, Dave Turin gets real about a rough season, and we uncover the biggest prankster on the Team Turin.

Watch Now:Amazon

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