The Boonies

The Boonies

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In the age of technology, the world is getting smaller and some people go to extremes in order to escape. For a rare breed, independence means re-defining “off the grid” and hiding out where no one else thinks to look – “above the grid” in the trees, “below the grid” in caves, “outside the grid” on a remote island, and “beyond the grid” on the mountaintops. Welcome to the Boonies.
In the age of technology, the world is getting smaller and some people go to extremes in order to escape. For a rare breed, independence means re-defining “off the grid” and hiding out where no one else thinks to look – “above the grid” in the trees, “below the grid” in caves, “outside the grid” on a remote island, and “beyond the grid” on the mountaintops. Welcome to the Boonies.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. Middle of Nowhere

    Original air date: 01/16/2016 Runtime: 44:19 min.

    Original air date: 01/16/2016 Runtime: 44:19 min. In today's technology driven world, those looking to escape society must go where no else thinks to look. From underground caves in Arkansas to the mountaintops of Idaho, some go to the extreme lengths and places, redefining "off the grid."

  • 2. Finders Keepers

    Original air date: 01/26/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 01/26/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Even the most solitary people must rely on trusted allies to endure living on the edge of the world.

  • 3. Into the Abyss

    Original air date: 02/02/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 02/02/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Those who choose to live outside the grid adapt to a constant barrage of obstacles and must find a means to overcome, or find themselves without the resources to endure.

  • 4. Blood and Sweat

    Original air date: 02/09/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 02/09/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min. Life off the grid provides freedom, but that independence doesn’t come easy. Whether it’s finding food, stocking the medicine cabinet, or battling the elements, life in the Boonies requires a daily dose of sweat and blood.

  • 5. No Rest for the Weary

    Original air date: 02/16/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 02/16/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min. For those choosing to live a life of solitude, there’s always work to be done. Whether it’s protecting your home from intruders or preparing for Mother Nature’s worst, every day presents a new challenge to tackle.

  • 6. Blood, Sweat, and Deer

    Original air date: 02/23/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 02/23/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min. Outside the grid, nothing is given and everything must be earned. One’s existence is built from the ground up with two hands, blood, and sweat. The work is hard, but for those who choose this path, a job well done means a life well lived.

  • 7. Worst Case Scenario

    Original air date: 03/01/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. On the edge of civilization, you must always be prepared for the worst. Far from the modern world, the forces of nature present dire challenges.

  • 8. Beyond the Comfort Zone

    Original air date: 03/08/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min. As autumn arrives, temperatures grow colder, and those outside the grid begin preparation for the toughest time of year. Out here, they must always be ready for what lies ahead.