The BEST episodes of Homestead Rescue

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

Expert homesteader, Marty Raney, along with his daughter Misty and son Matt, give struggling families a second chance at surviving off-the-grid. The stakes are high, but the Raney family is determined to prepare these families for nature’s worst and set them up for success.

Last Updated: 5/23/2024Network: Discovery ChannelStatus: Continuing
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Stuck In The Mud
star
8.24
45 votes

#1 - Stuck In The Mud

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/8/2021

Misty and Matt find themselves alone on a critical rescue of Alaskan homesteaders ill from dirty water and stuck in a crumbling cabin. It's all-hands-on-deck as the Raneys call in family reinforcements to bring all new ingenuity to save the day.

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A Golden Opportunity
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8.22
46 votes

#2 - A Golden Opportunity

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/1/2021

The Raneys rescue the Kramers in Alaska by converting an old barn into a commercial fishing kitchen. But when Marty is suddenly forced to quarantine, Matt and Misty must finish alone, leading to the discovery of the homestead's biggest resource: gold.

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Burned Out
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8.19
74 votes

#3 - Burned Out

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/27/2020

In Northern California, the Raneys give a masterclass on rebuilding from scratch when they come to the aid of the Olson-Wilcox family whose homestead was completely destroyed in a devastating wildfire.

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Green Mountain Gurus
star
8.18
55 votes

#4 - Green Mountain Gurus

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2021

The Raneys bring some homesteading mastery to a Vermont couple who start but rarely finish big projects. Marty creates viable access through dense terrain, Misty builds an underground garden and Matt bear-proofs the homestead with ingenious builds.

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All My Stresses Live in Texas
star
8.16
25 votes

#5 - All My Stresses Live in Texas

Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/28/2024

A family of recent transplants from California that is longing for ranch life in central Texas finds itself on one of the most unsuitable homesteads the Raneys have seen yet; to save them, the Raneys must execute a total homestead makeover.

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The Hill of Death
star
8.15
138 votes

#6 - The Hill of Death

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/29/2017

The Raneys must save an Oregon homestead trapped at the bottom of a 100 foot cliff separating them from four acres of land they need for food and livestock. Marty risks all forming a road up a bedrock cliff to a forest crawling with mountain lions.

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Mesa Meltdown
star
8.12
33 votes

#7 - Mesa Meltdown

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/21/2024

Rookie homesteaders may not survive their first Arizona desert winter.

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Tropic Thunder
star
8.07
43 votes

#8 - Tropic Thunder

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/29/2021

The Raneys attempt to rescue a family descended from rock'n'roll royalty by reclaiming their homestead from the jungle on Kauai. But when a dangerous flash flood strikes, the Raneys find themselves on the wrong side of the river and out of time.

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Georgia Clay Mayday
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8.07
30 votes

#9 - Georgia Clay Mayday

Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/4/2024

Young homesteaders and their livestock in Georgia are mired in mud clay.

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Shock and Awe
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8.06
90 votes

#10 - Shock and Awe

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/2019

Marty embarks on an ambitious, off-grid hydropower system after Tennessee storms obliterate the Reathifords' power source; Matt creates a meat smoker, but a surprise accident leads to a construction site injury for one of the Raneys.

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Quake on the Forty
star
8.04
89 votes

#11 - Quake on the Forty

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/29/2019

The Raneys return to Alaska to discover their own homestead in utter disrepair. Beetle kill has destroyed their only access, so they race to build a steel tram before the deep freeze sets in. But can it withstand the force of a 7.2 earthquake?

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Killzone
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8.03
80 votes

#12 - Killzone

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/13/2019

Marty helps Oregon homesteaders April and Mike Kondash build a barn, Misty creates her first-ever subterranean garden, and Matt finds a humane approach to a mysterious predator threat.

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Mississippi Mayhem
star
8.02
41 votes

#13 - Mississippi Mayhem

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/24/2021

In Mississippi, the Raneys must first solve the mystery of flooding water before teaching a family of six to thrive off-grid together. Builds include a new Elvis-inspired "Heartbreak Goat-tel" goat pen, garden compound and metal forge.

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Denali Double Rescue
star
8.00
29 votes

#14 - Denali Double Rescue

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/17/2023

The Raneys enter the shadow of Mount Denali to tackle their first-ever dual homestead rescue; Marty, Misty and Matt race against the clock to address food, water and shelter concerns that could ensure both homesteads survive the next brutal winter.

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Home Sweet Homestead: Safer at Home-stead
star
8.00
67 votes

#15 - Home Sweet Homestead: Safer at Home-stead

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/20/2020

The Raney family turns cameras on themselves as they shelter in place on their Alaskan homestead. When a moose kill is discovered dangerously close to their cabin, Marty attempts to track the predators.

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Home Is Where the Yurt Is
star
8.00
43 votes

#16 - Home Is Where the Yurt Is

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2021

In the rugged Tennessee mountains, the Raneys scramble to save a family without suitable food, water and shelter; Marty constructs a massive yurt, Misty transforms a rundown pond into a food source, and Matt creates a workshop with a propane forge.

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Grizzly Bait
star
8.00
140 votes

#17 - Grizzly Bait

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/13/2017

Arctic Temperatures and a hungry grizzly wreak havoc on a struggling homestead. The Raneys leap to action with huge builds including a blacksmith shop, but tragedy strikes.

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Where the Wild Wind Blows
star
8.00
30 votes

#18 - Where the Wild Wind Blows

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/19/2023

A Colorado war veteran's family and stable of horses are ravaged by hurricane-force winds that make subsistence all but impossible. But when the Raneys learn of their larger dream, they pull out the stops with some of their most creative builds yet.

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Poisoned
star
7.99
96 votes

#19 - Poisoned

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/2/2019

Toxic land plagues this Kentucky homestead, so the Raneys must build the Rains family a hillside garden, turn a cave into a goat fortress, and find uncontaminated water deep underground.

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High And Dry
star
7.99
91 votes

#20 - High And Dry

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2019

Stranded on a cliff in their RV, amputee Jeff Tatsch and wife Carol need a livable home, water, and a place to grow food, so the Raneys build an entire cabin from scratch on solid ground and harness a source of water from a natural spring.

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Idaho Death Trap
star
7.99
70 votes

#21 - Idaho Death Trap

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/20/2020

The Jackson family in Idaho suffers from a cabin on the verge of collapse and predator threat from 100 chickens. The Raneys use all new ingenuity to make the cabin livable, protect the flock and create a valuable income source.

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Trapped
star
7.99
135 votes

#22 - Trapped

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/29/2017

An isolated road becomes a death trap when a medical emergency strikes a secluded homestead. The Raneys face their first ever failed rescue.

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When Cows Attack
star
7.98
114 votes

#23 - When Cows Attack

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/22/2017

The Raneys must rescue an Arizona family under siege from livestock-eating coyotes & hungry cattle! While Marty and Matt try to build a massive livestock "fort" from three 40 foot storage containers, Misty must find a way to grow crops in the desert.

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Smoky Mountain Hope
star
7.98
51 votes

#24 - Smoky Mountain Hope

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/19/2021

Marty faces his most daunting challenge ever in the rescue of a Tennessee homestead. Down Misty and Matt, he calls on past homesteaders and friends Ken and Anita Corsini, a husband and wife HGTV home renovation team.

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Rubble with a Cause
star
7.97
37 votes

#25 - Rubble with a Cause

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/4/2023

The clock runs out on Washington homesteaders when their cabin collapses.

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