Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West

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  • 2000
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (174)

In this reality docuseries, two couples attempt to live in the mode of early settlers of the West, building their own homes and producing their own food. They attempt to do all of it using only the tools and resources available to 19th-century settlers. The series aired in 2001 on History Television in Canada and on PBS in the US.

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Survivors of the Real West
9. Survivors of the Real West
February 16, 2001
The settlers reflect on their experiences as they return to the 21st century.
Going Home
8. Going Home
February 9, 2001
Spring floods threaten to destroy the settlers food stores.
The Long Haul
7. The Long Haul
February 2, 2001
The settlers continue to brave the harsh winter, and get some traditional (and painful) dental treatment
No Way, We're Not Leaving
6. No Way, We're Not Leaving
January 22, 2001
The settlers celebrate a traditional Christmas.
101 Chopping Days Till Christmas
5. 101 Chopping Days Till Christmas
January 15, 2001
After a crop failure, the settlers must hunt for their food.
What Are We Doing This for?
4. What Are We Doing This for?
January 8, 2001
Tension builds between the couples while they undertake their biggest project - building their house.
Prairie Purgatory
3. Prairie Purgatory
January 1, 2001
The settlers endure an infestation of mosquitoes; isolation and close quarters cause emotional stress.
If Momma Aint' Happy...
2. If Momma Aint' Happy...
November 19, 2000
The settlers struggle against illness, fatigue and self-doubt while plowing fields and caring for livestock.
A Year in the Real West If Momma Aint Happy
2. A Year in the Real West If Momma Aint Happy
November 19, 2000
The settlers struggle against illness, fatigue and self-doubt while plowing fields and caring for livestock.
The Dream
1. The Dream
November 19, 2000
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.
A Year in the Real West The Dream
1. A Year in the Real West The Dream
November 19, 2000
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.
A Year in the Real West: The Dream
1. A Year in the Real West: The Dream
November 19, 2000
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.
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In this reality docuseries, two couples attempt to live in the mode of early settlers of the West, building their own homes and producing their own food. They attempt to do all of it using only the tools and resources available to 19th-century settlers. The series aired in 2001 on History Television in Canada and on PBS in the US.

Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on November 19, 2000.

Where to Watch Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West

Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West is available for streaming on the Syndicado website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West on demand at Amazon and Google Play.

  • Premiere Date
    November 19, 2000
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (174)