Live Free Or Die

Colbert

Episode 1 - Season 3
02:28

Synopsis

We follow 5 members of a remote but growing subculture living in the backwoods, deserts and mountains across the US without the conveniences of modern society. Freed from the constraints of a technology-fueled existence, they rely only on their skill and intuition to harness the natural environment.

Clips

Episodes

  • Live Free Or Die: Tony & Amelia, 1

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    Homesteaders Tony and Amelia live a rustic existence in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Their stubborn track of land provides many challenges, but these two persevere with their unique bond and grit.

  • Live Free Or Die: Thorn, 1

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    Woodsman Thorn lives a primitive existence in the mountains of North Carolina. After a rainy season floods his shelter, he looks to build a more permanent structure. The struggle to build using only handmade tools, while also maintaining enough food to survive, proves a constant struggle.

  • Live Free Or Die: Colbert, 1

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    Frontiersman Colbert lives a rustic existence in the swamps of Georgia. After a devastating fire leaves him homeless, he looks to rebuild despite the odds. He'll rely on longtime friends and good old-fashioned grit and know-how to make a new life in the place he calls home

  • Call of The Wild

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    Colbert is preparing for several months of bitter winter ahead of him. Matt returns to his pit house in southern Utah to assess his resources. Thorn adjust to his new life with his partner.

  • The Hunt Is On

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    There are only a few days left of deer hunting season in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, and homesteaders Tony and Amelia need meat to get them through the cold winter. But Tony has never been deer hunting before and doesn't have the luxury of time to hone his methods. Tony is thrown right in to the hunt, and the pressure is on. In the woods of northern Georgia, Thorn has spent much of the winter preparing his school bus as a home for him and his new partner, Delia, to live in, but now they are running low on food. Deer season is almost over, and Delia is depending on him to bring home meat. Thorn must rise to the challenge, or they...

  • The Tough Get Going

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    "It's trapping season and frontiersman Colbert must get to work. Selling beaver pelts in town will provide him with the bulk of the money to pay the taxes on his land and purchase small items that he cannot get from the swamp. Hunter-gatherer Matt tries hunting rabbits with his new homemade bow and arrow. If he cannot get a source of protein to store for the winter he will need to leave in search of a new shelter. Homesteaders Tony and Amelia set out to boil salt from seawater to prepare the deer meat from Tony's successful hunt, but an approaching storm may thwart their plans-and their food storage. They must battle the weather and the clock...

  • Race Against Time

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    Tony and Amelia begin construction on a solar dehydrator to preserve their deer meat. Matt leaves his pit house due to lack of resources. Colbert heads to his friends' quail plantation to help with their coyote problem.

  • To The Bone

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    Matt works quickly to build a shelter and hopes his deadfall traps catch squirrel. Colbert travels to sell his pelts at top dollar so he can pay his property taxes. Tony and Amelia build a hot tub.

  • Making Moves

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    Colbert sets up a trotline to catch fish and builds a cabin to fight off mosquitoes. Matt settles into a new canyon full of diverse plant life, but protein is scarce. Tony and Amelia begin building a windmill for electricity.

  • Bring It Home

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    Thorn goes on a hunt hoping to provide protein that Delia and he need to survive. Tony and Amelia attempt to sell goods at market in town. Colbert faces rising waters that put his new cabin construction at risk.

  • Home Stretch

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    Tony and Amelia struggle to maintain unruly pigs. Matt invites old friends over for a turkey roast, and Colbert enlists the help of two friends to help him finish his cabin in time for spring.