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Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West

TVG • Documentaries, Reality • TV Series • 2000

Pioneer Quest: A Year In The Real West, follows two couples as they assume the lives of early settlers to the West and spend one year living as 1870s ...more

Pioneer Quest: A Year In The Real West, follows two couples as they assume the lives of early settlers to the West and spend one year living as 1870s ...more

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1 season available (9 episodes)

1 season available

(9 episodes)

Season1
Episode 1

The Dream

This episode introduces viewers to hundreds of candidates who volunteered to spend an entire year living as 1870s settlers, and profiles both the intense selection process used to select the two couples and their move onto the Manitoba prairie.
Episode 2

If Momma Aint' Happy...

The settlers struggle against illness, fatigue and self-doubt while plowing fields and caring for livestock.
Episode 3

Prairie Purgatory

The settlers endure an infestation of mosquitoes; isolation and close quarters cause emotional stress.
Episode 4

What Are We Doing This for?

Tension builds between the couples while they undertake their biggest project - building their house.
Episode 5

101 Chopping Days Till Christmas

After a crop failure, the settlers must hunt for their food.
Episode 6

No Way, We're Not Leaving

The settlers celebrate a traditional Christmas.
Episode 7

The Long Haul

The settlers continue to brave the harsh winter, and get some traditional (and painful) dental treatment.
Episode 8

Going Home

Spring floods threaten to destroy the settlers food stores.
Episode 9

Survivors of the Real West

The settlers reflect on their experiences as they return to the 21st century.

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