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Post by GB on 3rd August 2011, 4:11 pm

I am trying to find the name of a series I saw about 4 years ago. It was a bunch of families that did a re-creation of the pioneer life. They had to build their own homes, grow their own food, raise their livestock and the like. It was really interesting - one of the men couldn't re-adjust to modern life and the kids couldn't get over how boooooooring modern life is when the show was over - and I would love to see it again.



Did anyone see it too? And remember its name?

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Post by Compostwoman on 3rd August 2011, 4:25 pm

Was it in the UK or US?

That would help...... Laughing

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Post by Jaded Green on 3rd August 2011, 4:27 pm

I saw it too but can't remember what it was called. It was set in the US and was on on a Sunday night......
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Post by Compostwoman on 3rd August 2011, 4:29 pm

Pioneer Quest: A Year in the Real West


was this it? Set in Canada? it first was made in 2000 for the US market , but I don't know when it was shown in the UK - I remember seeing a bit of it a few years back as well? several couples

No, if it had children as well, was it Frontier House? This had several families who had to live and work " for real" and establish their homes, build up a buiness etc...think it was in ?Montana?

It was based on the similar UK 1900 and 1940 house series...I think it was a collableration between the UK TV production team and a PBS team ( I seem to remember it being a PBS programme?)

Sorry, I may have just consfused things even more..... Shocked

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Post by Jaded Green on 3rd August 2011, 4:53 pm

Frontier House rings a bell!

Had a look onwikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=%22frontier+house%22+TV&go=Go

Sorry link creation went funny!
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Post by Jaded Green on 3rd August 2011, 5:30 pm

Great!
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Post by GB on 3rd August 2011, 5:44 pm

You guys are so wonderful Very Happy



I have never bought into the end of the world thing but having done some research on it, have to say its starting to worry me a bit Embarassed so with the money sorting thing going well, I am starting a project of my own to get a parcel of land close to home but OUTSIDE of the poxy restrictive city ordinances and set it up like a turn of the century home.



Bases covered really, a fun homestead farm off grid but close to home if the world sails on as is but a really good fall back if it goes belly up sooner than later.

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Post by GB on 8th August 2011, 9:42 pm

They and several like them are now on order. First installment should be here by wed. Cool

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Post by GB on 14th August 2011, 12:41 am

Really enjoying it!

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