Homestead Rescue

The BEST episodes of Homestead Rescue

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 6/26/2022Network: Discovery
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Homesteads Revisited
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9.00
2 votes

#1 - Homesteads Revisited

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/26/2020

The Raneys have traversed America saving homesteaders on the verge of failing. Now, the Raneys reflect on fan-favorite visits and watch self-shot updates from the most resilient of these homesteaders.

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A Golden Opportunity
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8.26
31 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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Stuck In The Mud
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8.25
32 votes

#3 - 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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Burned Out
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8.24
62 votes

#4 - 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
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8.20
40 votes

#5 - 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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Tropic Thunder
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8.19
31 votes

#6 - 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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Quake on the Forty
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8.17
75 votes

#7 - 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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The Hill of Death
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8.16
127 votes

#8 - 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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Smoky Mountain Hope
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8.12
33 votes

#9 - 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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Mississippi Mayhem
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8.11
28 votes

#10 - 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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Treehouse of Terror
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8.07
60 votes

#11 - Treehouse of Terror

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/13/2020

The Raneys tackle a treehouse cabin on the verge of collapse in Missouri. Marty works to overhaul the entire base of the cabin, Misty constructs a greenhouse out of scavenged windows, and Matt builds a workshop for the Oglesbys' leather goods business.

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Killzone
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8.06
69 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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Poisoned
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8.04
76 votes

#13 - 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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Shock and Awe
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8.04
77 votes

#14 - 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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Idaho Death Trap
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8.00
55 votes

#15 - 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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Life or Death in Michigan
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7.99
74 votes

#16 - Life or Death in Michigan

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/22/2019

A day in, Marty is hit with a bombshell the old well he's come to fix has already claimed its first victim. To set the Dagues on a path to self-sufficiency, the Raneys try to deliver a long-term water source, protein supply, and sustainable power.

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Line Of Fire
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7.97
69 votes

#17 - Line Of Fire

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/12/2019

A homestead in serious danger of a raging California wildfire prompts Marty to clear cut surrounding trees and create an evacuation ark for the Grants' livestock while Matt devises a unique layer of fire protection to save the home from destruction.

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Grizzly Bait
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7.96
136 votes

#18 - 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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High Country Bear Lair
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7.96
78 votes

#19 - High Country Bear Lair

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/26/2019

Shocked to find a bear den near the Counter family's Colorado homestead, the Raneys build an old school root cellar and innovative greenhouse and attempt to inspire two off-grid reluctant teenage sisters to help bring their father's dream to life.

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Fire & Ice
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7.95
61 votes

#20 - Fire & Ice

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/23/2019

The Raneys create their first-ever self-automated homestead in the fierce Alaskan wilderness to function while firefighters Kim and Casey Boespflug are away on duty.

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Home Sweet Homestead: Safer at Home-stead
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7.95
57 votes

#21 - 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
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7.93
30 votes

#22 - 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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When Cows Attack
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7.93
110 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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Honey I Torched The Homestead
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7.92
144 votes

#24 - Honey I Torched The Homestead

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

Fire is a constant threat for this Oregon homestead. Livestock should be meat, but here they are family pets. The Raneys must teach a hungry family to work together before its too late.

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High And Dry
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7.92
74 votes

#25 - 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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