Nobody, except maybe a Hollywood writer, is that stupid. Never once have they checked to see if they are actually getting any gold. They should investigate why mining is excluded from laws that most activities would never be allowed to do. They presume their audience is as ignorant as they are. Even just one episode, it will make you happy to know that even on your worst day you will be more intelligent than any of these guys on their best day. This show, had it been base on any sort of earthly reality, would have attracted people that had been bitten by the gold bug. The stupid ones end up blowing them selves up or falling down a mine shaft.
In the fist season they only found 14 ounces of gold worth about twenty thousand dollars but in actuality each minute of commercials probably brings the production company about that much money so everyone in this production is doing quite well. Gold Rush White Water In a Rush Retrospective The Dakota Boys White Water In a Rush Dakota Fred Returns January 12, 2018 Gold Blooded Preview - Dakota Fred Returns! The narration is well done and the music is fantastic. . I find it especially sad that the crew run by serious dolts, the Hoffmans, pray to God to help them make a bigger mess each day. Despite the danger, Fred and Dustin are determined to make a fortune, no matter the risk. He appears to have very little to no backbone. For the sole reason of watching that retarded group try and get gold.
The crew that lost their claim because the leader forgot to pay for it, is particularly retarded. Suffice to say it barely holds 22 minutes of interest for me. Aload of twerps get some money together, decide to go to alaska and try to mine Gold. I am amazed when I see things such as equipment operating for long periods without a sign of a grease gun or any maintenance at all! Not only could one wrong move prove deadly, but the guys also face wild animals, extreme temperatures and hypothermia. There's a Certified asshole if ever there was one.
What makes me believe in the show is that too much operation, equipment and costs are involved for it all to be fake. Of course the folks who like this slop wouldn't be interested in learning anything. It was cringe worthy to watch, especially the patriarch of the group , the father. Lmao I did not even do that on purpose i just typed it without realizing. Its really as simple as that. The filming was creative and I always like to think how it is for them.
In this case they faced like tons of problems but they're spirit was unbreakable and the mechanic - amazing. They seem to just jump in and go to work! This year Todd and Jack take over an existing claim, and wouldn't ya know? Follow us online at: For more Gold Rush discussion, visit Gold Rush Alaska Gossip at: And don't forget to watch the previous episodes of Gold Rush White Water in a Rush. Instead we have yet another badly written, poorly acted, soap opera. The series is a spin-off of the original Goldrush series, and it features Dakota Fred and his son Dustin from that series in their new adventures. I saw a few episodes of the first season and was intrigued but forgot about the show until I caught an episode from Gold Rush: Alaska and have since watched that entire series and am salivating to watch more new episodes or to see what happens.
He commands absolutely no sense of leadership or authority. This whole idea was a mess- Starting with bringing kid's then killing things that live there because of the kids and they all follow the old guys lack of responsibility. It fires right up, and again they go right to work with it! How much is real and how much is played or scripted, I don't know, but seems real enough for me to not turn the program off. Some may say that Todd's leader skills are poor and that they make some silly rookie mistakes. The Discovery Channel should do a show on the impact of mining of the gold as compared to the benefit.
For the amount of material they supposedly moved and the pitiful amount of gold recovered they have picked the worst spot on earth, maybe the entire solar system. Feeling slightly stupid to be a sucker for this show. Assisted by a team of intrepid divers, mountaineers and bush mechanics, the Dakota Boys explore the white water rapids of McKinley Creek in Alaska, diving deep in raging torrents with a suction dredge. Hells' bells, the Teletubbies have more smarts! After watching the last episode I had only one thought stuck in my mind - When is the second season on air? This fate awaits the writers of this show. We all know there's bears in alaska don't we, so if we were setting up camp we'd take a gun or two for protection. How the hell are those guys still following him around??? And why the hell did they bring their kids up there. Maybe the story-line isn't nothing new to people but it's really interesting to watch and I completed the whole season in just two evenings.
The series debuted on the Discovery cable network in 2018. Ricks laugh reminds me of Muggsy from cartoon land. Take care of it and keep going. I do hope the Bears eats one of them so they go home and wise up. I think this show is offensive to any one with common sense. . Parker is developing a A-class asshole attitude, if some of this is real it is interesting to ponder why - ambition, expectations, camera fever, narcissism or something else? As a show, it's like most of this channels slop, somewhat watchable.