History Series / GoldRush

21st Oct '17 3:09:00 AM TomWalpertac2
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** During the first season, the guys frequently lament that they are in danger of going into foreclosure on their houses back home. Failure to find any gold means going home not just broke, but deeper in debt than when they started. Unfortunately, by the end of season one, they have failed to find more than a few ounces of gold valued in the tens of thousands of dollars. They need more than 100 ounces worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Season 4 saw the Hoffman crew pretty much lose everything in the jungles of Guyana.

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** During the first season, the guys frequently lament that they are in danger of going into foreclosure on their houses back home. Failure to find any gold means going home not just broke, but deeper in debt than when they started. Unfortunately, by the end of season one, they have failed to find more than a few ounces of gold valued in the tens of thousands of dollars. They need more than 100 ounces worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
** Season 2 saw the Hoffman crew kicked off their Porcupine Creek claim as well as recovering a relatively small amount of gold.
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Season 4 saw the Hoffman crew pretty much lose everything in the jungles of Guyana.Guyana.
** Parker's first few seasons mining from his grandfather's Big Nugget mine were nothing but disappointment.



*** The next episode, the inspector declares his top-heavy tugboat unseaworthy, requiring him to go out and find another means of pushing/towing/hauling his new dredge upriver.

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*** The next episode, the inspector declares his top-heavy tugboat unseaworthy, requiring him to go out and find another means of pushing/towing/hauling his new dredge upriver.downriver.



** It's mentioned that a member of the Hoffman crew works in a family-owned business when he's not mining.

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** It's mentioned that Dave Turin, a member of the Hoffman crew crew, works in a family-owned business when he's not mining.
20th Oct '17 11:13:20 PM TomWalpertac2
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* TheBet: During a season 5 episode, Dave Turin bets against Kevin over the quantity of gold in a particular cleanout. Dave loses and must wear an apron while making pancakes.

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* TheBet: Several bets are placed over the course of this series.
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During a season 5 episode, Dave Turin bets against Kevin over the quantity of gold in a particular cleanout. Dave loses and must wear an apron while making pancakes.
** At the start of season 8, Todd bets Parker 100 ounces over which crew will recover the most.
*** Keep in mind that at more than $1200 per Ounce, these two have wagered well in excess of $100k.
7th Oct '17 7:25:47 AM Pagani800
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Began airing in [[TheNewTens October of 2010]]. Season 7 debuted in October 2016.

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Began airing in [[TheNewTens October of 2010]]. Season 7 debuted 2010]] and season 8 is debuting in October 2016.of 2017.
7th Oct '17 7:24:57 AM Pagani800
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** Again in Season 7 when the Hoffmans blew up a massive boulder.
6th Oct '17 11:51:56 PM TomWalpertac2
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** Near the end of season 7, Tony learned that while he does indeed own his second, larger dredge, he lack the proper land use permits he needs to move the behemoth (or its larger removed components) to the river.
29th Jul '17 5:31:09 PM nombretomado
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A recent RealityTV series on the Creator/DiscoveryChannel detailing the trials and tribulations of a group of down on their luck family men who turn to gold mining in the hopes of finding large deposits of precious metal in order to get out of debt. Originally titled ''Gold Rush: Alaska'', the Alaska part was dropped for season 2 due to Todd Hoffman's decision to add a mine in the Klondike, reinforced by the Hoffman crew being kicked off the Porcupine Creek site.

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A recent RealityTV series on the Creator/DiscoveryChannel detailing the trials and tribulations of a group of down on their luck family men who turn to gold mining in the hopes of finding large deposits of precious metal in order to get out of debt. Originally titled ''Gold Rush: Alaska'', the Alaska part was dropped for season 2 due to Todd Hoffman's decision to add a mine in the Klondike, reinforced by the Hoffman crew being kicked off the Porcupine Creek site.



* SpinOff: Seems to have spawned the series ''Series/BeringSeaGold'', which seems to be ''Gold Rush'' [[XMeetsY meets]] ''Series/DeadliestCatch''. Interseason specials ''Gold Rush: The Jungle'' and ''Gold Rush: South America'' featured the Hoffman crew's [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption exploits]] prospecting in South America. ''Jungle Gold'' featured a totally unrelated group from Utah mining in Ghana in western Africa. ''Series/{{Bamazon}}'' features yet another unrelated group from Alabama, prospecting in [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/UsefulNotes/Brazil Brazil's Amazon Basin]].

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* SpinOff: Seems to have spawned the series ''Series/BeringSeaGold'', which seems to be ''Gold Rush'' [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''Series/DeadliestCatch''. Interseason specials ''Gold Rush: The Jungle'' and ''Gold Rush: South America'' featured the Hoffman crew's [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption exploits]] prospecting in South America. ''Jungle Gold'' featured a totally unrelated group from Utah mining in Ghana in western Africa. ''Series/{{Bamazon}}'' features yet another unrelated group from Alabama, prospecting in [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/UsefulNotes/Brazil Brazil's Amazon Basin]].
10th Mar '17 9:19:19 PM TomWalpertac2
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* UsefulNotes/{{Alaska}}: The mining was originally only happening in AK, but the Hoffmans' move to the Klondike widened the scope of the show. Season 2 featured 3 different mine crews, 2 of which were still in AK. The same mines are featured in seasons 3 and 4, with only Dakota Fred's crew remaining in Alaska in the fourth season.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Alaska}}: The mining was originally only happening in AK, but the Hoffmans' move to the Klondike widened the scope of the show. Season 2 featured 3 different mine crews, 2 of which were still in AK. The same mines are featured in seasons 3 and 4, with only Dakota Fred's crew remaining in Alaska in the fourth season. From season 5 on, Alaska is only the off-season home of a portion of the miners.



* LetMeAtHim: A member of the Hoffman crew wanted to have a 'talk' with Dakota Fred when it was announced that he was kicking them out of Porcupine Creek, and the others had to restrain him to keep him from getting at Fred.
** in the ClipShow:/behind the scenes episode Dave(the guy holding him back) said had the cameras not been there he might have let him go
* MoreDakka: The very first episode of the series features the guys unloading a multitude of {{Handguns}} and rifles from a trailer they had shipped up from Oregon. The [=AR15=] best exemplifies this trope even if only mildly.

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* LetMeAtHim: During the show's 7 year run, several scuffles broke out. Some more violent than others. A few of the standouts:
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A member of the Hoffman crew wanted to have a 'talk' with Dakota Fred when it was announced that he was kicking them out of Porcupine Creek, and the others had to restrain him to keep him from getting at Fred.
** in In the ClipShow:/behind the scenes episode Dave(the guy holding him back) said had the cameras not been there he might have let him go
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** Early in the season 7 finale, a significant fight breaks out between Dave Turin and Trey Polson. A cameranan's radio can be heard summoning a camera to film the situation.
* MoreDakka: The very first episode of the series features the guys unloading a multitude of {{Handguns}} and rifles from a trailer they had shipped up from Oregon. The [=AR15=] best exemplifies this trope even if only mildly.
3rd Mar '17 10:37:11 PM TomWalpertac2
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* CoolCar: Mike's opinion of Tony Beets's Oshkosh M1070 [[TankGoodness tank]] transporter tractor truck.

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* CoolCar: Mike's opinion of Tony Beets's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oshkosh_M1070 Oshkosh M1070 M1070]] [[TankGoodness tank]] transporter tractor truck.
28th Jan '17 1:30:06 AM TomWalpertac2
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** Eight episodes in in season 7 and Tony Beets's dredge has been sunk not just once, but twice so far. 2 weeks later, the bucket ladder return pulley suffers a broken bearing, sidelining the entire machine.

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** Eight episodes in in season 7 and Tony Beets's dredge has been sunk not just once, but twice so far. 2 weeks later, the bucket ladder return pulley suffers a broken bearing, sidelining the entire machine.twice.


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***2 weeks later, the bucket ladder return pulley suffers a broken bearing, sidelining the entire machine.
22nd Jan '17 9:50:18 AM TomWalpertac2
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** Eight episodes in in season 7 and Tony Beets's dredge has been sunk not just once, but twice so far.

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** Eight episodes in in season 7 and Tony Beets's dredge has been sunk not just once, but twice so far. 2 weeks later, the bucket ladder return pulley suffers a broken bearing, sidelining the entire machine.



** The Hoffman Crew is finding mining at the High Bar mine in Oregon's Blue Mountains to be much like their first two seasons and their South American season. The Buckland claim doesn't look like it will be able to fill their 5000 ounce season either.

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** The Hoffman Crew is finding found mining at the High Bar mine in Oregon's Blue Mountains to be much like their first two seasons and their South American season. The Buckland claim doesn't look like it will be able to didn't help them fill their 5000 ounce season wish list either.
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