SEASON THREE

GOLD RUSH

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MILLION DOLLAR SEASON

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
Loaded with bonus footage, production facts and tweets. Todd doubles down with two claims, twice the crew and twice the gear. Dakota Fred's glory hole is thought to contain millions in gold. Parker hires a new crew and sets his sights on new land.


THE WRONG CLAIM

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
Dave faces disaster when he finds his new claim is un-minable. Todd is thousands of dollars in the hole and the 1000 ounce goal looks impossible. The Dakota boys face the threat of historic floods and Parker desperately needs to secure new ground.


SECRET WEAPONS

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Todd does a deal on a new gold-rich claim to get Dave's crew back in action.The Dakota boys hire new miners and one is quickly terminated. Todd junks his old wash plant, and replaces it with the new Super-Trommel, and Parker sets an unprecedented goal to get $40,000 worth of gold in his first week.


BATTLE OF THE BRIDGE

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
Todd Receives a suprise visit from his investor; a broken-down bulldozer causes problems for Dave Turin's crew.


THE ULTIMATUM

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
Todd's chief investor demands to see 100 ounces of gold in the next three weeks, or he will pull the plug on the Klondike operation. At Indian River, Dave Turin is on the gold. Parker's crew goes into meltdown when he forces them to replace a bridge, while Fred attempts to make a precision part for the 270's track out of scrap metal.


GAME CHANGER

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
Parker sets a hefty goal; Dave's mine faces a potential shutdown.


ROAD TO GOLD

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
Todd and his crew finally get to test the new Turbo Trommel. Dave pushes his crew to double their last clean out. The Dakota Boys receive a visit from an inspector with the power to shut down their mine and Parker brings in dynamite to blast a boulder.


UP SMITH CREEK

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
Todd faces closure; Parker receives bad news from his grandfather.


BEHIND THE SCENES

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
Film crews battle the wilderness and the elements in Alaska to film the four Gold Rush mining operations.


LEPRECHAUN GOLD

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
Parker finds out about the fate of his Grandpa. Todd has to rebuild his turbo trammel, Indian River faces a shutdown and the Dakota boys investigate whether the Glory Hole is truly an ancient waterfall.


DOZER WARS

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
Todd and Dave go to war over the dozer they both need to keep mining and Todd banks on finding virgin ground beneath a pile of dredge tailings. Parker faces a crew rebellion and Dakota Fred attacks the Glory Hole with his secret weapon- the bedrock shark.


PINK SLIP

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
Parker hits bedrock at Emerson Trench; Todd shuts down the Quartz Creek operation; and Dave has a mishap with a bulldozer.


THE MERGER

EPISODE 13

STORYLINE
Todd forces his crew and Dave's crew to merge into one team. The Dakota Boys use their new equipment to get back down to the bottom of the Glory Hole. Parker risks his life to get paydirt from an abandoned mine site down a dangerous mountain road.


THE NIGHT SHIFT

EPISODE 14

STORYLINE
Tensions mount between the dayshift and nightshift as Todd pushes his men harder than ever. Parker battles his ancient washplant and the treacherous road from Discovery Claim while Dustin risks it all diving for hidden gold in the frozen glory hole water.


BEDROCK BLOWOUT

EPISODE 15

STORYLINE
Todd pushes the Big Red washplant to near breaking point on his best ground yet. Fred and Dustin battle to save a broken down excavator as water floods the glory hole and Parker faces his worst nightmare as the dangerous mine road claims its first victim.


REDEMPTION ROAD

EPISODE 16

STORYLINE
Out of Indian River paydirt, Todd comes up with a risky plan to hit his 1,000 ounce goal. A bad fall could put Fred out of the game, leaving Dustin to dig the glory hole. Parker worries his season is over but his grandpa is convinced he's near the motherlode.


THE MOTHERLODE

EPISODE 17

STORYLINE
Winter strikes and the miners wage the final battle for the mother lode. The Hoffmans pull out a secret weapon to thaw frozen gold-rich paydirt. Dustin plunges into the freezing waters of the Glory Hole and Parker mines the last ground at Big Nugget.


THE MAKING OF THE MOTHERLODE

EPISODE 18

STORYLINE
A behind the scenes look at the making of Gold Rush Season 3.


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Season Three