The BEST episodes of North America

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

For many of us, North America is our home. We live in this extraordinary continent each and every day, but have we ever truly experienced first-hand the wide scope of incredible dangers challenging our diverse and tenacious continent? If you think you know North America, you can think again. In this unforgettable television event, Discovery Channel turns the lens toward its homeland and captures a land where life collides with hostile, untamed wilderness in the most diverse, deadly environment on Earth.

Last Updated: 4/5/2024Network: Discovery Channel (CA)Status: Ended
Learn Young or Die
20 votes

#1 - Learn Young or Die

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/26/2013

In the upper reaches of this vast continent, survival is a daily battle. From avalanche-dodging grizzlies to head-bashing big horn sheep, from diving bears to cunning coyotes, we witness the extremes and the wonders of North America’s mountains and forests.

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Outlaws and Skeletons
21 votes

#2 - Outlaws and Skeletons

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/9/2013

The desert is more alive than you ever imagined. Human and animals alike endure at the mercy of the elements. From Death Valley to the deserts of Mexico, creatures battle for survival with astounding adaptations.

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North America: Revealed
18 votes

#3 - North America: Revealed

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/16/2013

To make North America, film crews crisscrossed this vast continent for three years. With over 2,800 days in the field covering 8 countries and 29 U.S. states, this series reveals the full wonders of the North American continent as never before.

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The Savage Edge
20 votes

#4 - The Savage Edge

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/2/2013

The water's edge is America's final frontier, where human civilization and untamable wilderness collide. Witness the explosive collisions that define the continent's coasts, including a massive shark migration off of Miami's crowded beaches.

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No Place to Hide
52 votes

#5 - No Place to Hide

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/19/2013

A world of extreme storms and unpredictable blizzards, this land tests all those who set foot on it. From bunker building prairie dogs to the fastest land animals on the continent, the fight to survive shapes all who dare call this place home.

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North America: Top 10
15 votes

#6 - North America: Top 10

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/16/2013

Our viewers cast 35,000 votes to answer the question, “What is the top North America Destination?” In this special episode, we count down the results, revealing some surprises along the way.

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Born to Be Wild
63 votes

#7 - Born to Be Wild

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/19/2013

Take an extraordinary journey through North America and meet the incredible array of exotic wildlife that lives in our backyard. Through epic cinematography and compelling storytelling, we experience their struggle for survival in this land of extremes.

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