Next Episode of Alaskan Bush People is
Season 5 / Episode 4 and airs on 26 January 2017 02:00
This spring, Animal Planet takes a journey deep into Alaska's bush, where naturalist and adventurer Billy Brown, along with his wife, Ami, and their seven children, chooses to live life on his own terms, connected to wild nature and bonded to each other. In the new series Alaskan Bush People, the family of nine strives to be self-sufficient against all odds- often shunning modern society to live off the wilderness and to walk where no man has ever walked before. After the tragic death of his parents and sister that left him orphaned at 16, Billy Brown vowed to live life on his own terms and create his own family to reclaim the love that he lost. With Ami by his side, Billy traveled the lower 48 states and eventually found home in the sprawling landscape of the last frontier, where they have spent most of the last 30 years raising their children. "Our family is doing what is natural for human beings to do. We survive on what we hunt, fish, trap and barter for," Brown says. "We explore, we wander, we live. If you think about it, it's the life we were meant to live."
The Brown family looks back on the last year of their lives. From their time in Ketchikan until the present, they reflect upon their crazy journey and respond to burning questions viewers have about events that have happened over the course of the season.
The Brown family makes the most of the long summer days in Alaska; a lumber shortage and an injury threatens to split the family apart.
Following Ami's injury, the family must work harder to stay on track with preparations; Birdie, Gabe and Bear search for deer; Bear steps up as hunt leader.
The family sets up a series of surprises and celebrations in honor of Billy's birthday; Billy, Ami and the others reflect on a lifetime of stories and adventures in the wild.
Matt, Bam, Bear, and Gabe head out on their first-ever hauling job without their father, and it's anything but smooth sailing; Bird, Rain and Noah do their best to keep their homestead stable.
The four eldest Brown brothers prepare for a second solo mission with hopes of redeeming themselves; visitors arrive in Browntown.
The Browns try to find their way back to the bush after their boat is sunk.
Matt and the guys deal with harsh delivery conditions.
The Browns move into their new home and look toward the future. After living in the same house as the family for 32 years, Matt creates his own one-of-a-kind tire house. Ami enlists the help of an Alaskan matchmaker to find mates for her five grown boys.
Matt and Bam must bring back meat for the family; the Brown children search for egg-laying chickens; Bear goes on his first official date.
Ami is forced to confront her past and the life she left behind years ago, while the Brown boys work a tough demolition job to salvage goods to complete their new home.
After Billy is offered a deal on one-of-a-kind boat, the Brown family is faced with a life-changing decision. Meanwhile, youngest brother Noah kindles a new relationship in town.
Billy and three of his sons travel home on their newly purchased boat; Matt and Noah work on an improvement.
A snow storm threatens the Browns' first hauling job; a deal threatens the wolfpack's freedom; Noah considers marriage.
The Browns get their first official job for the hauling business; serious issues arise with the boat; the future of the family is threatened.
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