Prepping/Survivalist/Apocalypse Series

I am a prepper and survivalist.

If dreams are the mind mapping possible futures and how to handle them (credit Nova's: What are Dreams?) And if MULTI-PART SERIES are how humans "think" about the present and possible future... then it may be important to watch these movies to work out how we might respond to what some believe is the coming Apocalypse.

These titles may help us think about a world that is pivoting away from an ever higher standard of living for some at the expense of the most of the others and towards a return to more convention means of "getting by." Some call this apocalypse; a call it a return to balance.

Includes ...
Eroded standard of living
Lessons on how to get by
Visions of how we might be
Biblical Apocalypse
Influences causing
Political reasons for occurring

Excludes ...
Dystopia
Close Calls (like "Independence Day")
Future on a linear Projection (like "A Clockwork Orange")
Super-human (like X-Men or Hellboy)
Sub-human (like almost anything with "Living Dead" in Title)
Vampires (like Blade)

This new list is just for MULTI-PART SERIES. I have other lists for MOVIES and DOCUMENTARIES

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1.
Alaska: The Last Frontier (2011 TV Series)
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Centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher who immigrated from Europe during WWII...
 
2.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
 
3.
Survivorman (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
No food, no shelter, no fresh water - one man alone in the wild for seven days with only his wits and stamina to sustain him. (44 mins.)
 
4.
Doomsday Preppers (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Individuals all across America who have one thing in common - they are prepping for the end of the world.
 
5.
Doomsday Castle (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
With his 10 kids, American prepper Brent builds a castle deep in the South Carolina woods that will serve as a bunker in case an electromagnetic burst results in a massive power outage. (60 mins.)
 
6.
Doomsday Bunkers (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
DOOMSDAY BUNKERS pulls back the curtain on advanced and secretive underground bunkers - impenetrable safety zones - that feature the ultimate in security, comfort, and cutting edge design and technology.
 
7.
Dual Survival (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Experts agree there are some very basic - and universal - rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter... (60 mins.)
 
8.
Revolution (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Fifteen years after a permanent global blackout, a group of revolutionaries seeks to drive out an occupying force posing as the United States Government. (43 mins.)
 
9.
Falling Skies (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back. (42 mins.)
 
10.
Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Get Out Alive will test teams of two beyond their most extreme imaginations. (60 mins.)
 
11.
Mountain Men (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live your life off the grid? Have you wished you could... (2 mins.)
 
12.
Yukon Men (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Follow the men of Tanana, a remote village in Alaska by the Yukon River, on their everyday life throughout the four seasons... (60 mins.)
 
13.
Ultimate Survival Alaska (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
They are some of the toughest, most extreme survivalists from across the nation. In the second season of Ultimate Survival Alaska...
 
14.
Naked and Afraid (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Each week, a new pair of total strangers are faced with the ultimate survival challenge: survive for... (43 mins.)
 
15.
Ghost Mountain: An Experiment in Primitive Living (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
An amazing saga of escape and survival as a family chooses to live a primitive existence on a desert... (16 mins.)
Director: John McDonald
 
16.
Growing a Greener World (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A series featuring the people, organizations, and events that are making a difference and influencing others to better stewardship of the environment we all share. (30 mins.)
Director: Carl Pennington
 
17.
Jericho (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive. (45 mins.)
 
18.
Little House on the Prairie (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American West. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Surviving Disaster (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
 
20.
Survivors (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate. (60 mins.)
 
21.
The Colony (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A group of strangers gathered for three months to test out the concept of rebuilding civilization.
 
22.
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister. (175 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
 
23.
Category 7: The End of the World (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse. (169 mins.)
Director: Dick Lowry
 
24.
Frontier House (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Year: 1883. The Place: The Montana Territory. The Challenge: Blizzards, hunger, scorching sun, forest fires, the neighbors, and more ...
 
25.
Man vs. Wild (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills. (60 mins.)
 
26.
I'm Alive (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Featuring the death-defying and moving stories of people who-regardless of the obstacles or consequences-were determined to survive an animal attack... (60 mins.)
 
27.
I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Re-enactments of real-life tales of human survival against the savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards. (60 mins.)
 
28.
The Great Escape (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Three teams of 2 people are put to the test to see if they can escape elaborate traps and mazes without being caught... (60 mins.)
 
29.
The Amazing Race (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Meet the Preppers: My Pink Pistol (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Phil contemplates whether it is safer to buy his daughter a cell phone or a .22 pistol. Phil and Adria disagree over whether he should teach their kids how to survive a kidnapping attempt by putting them through a live drill.
 
31.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
 
32.
Last American Cowboy (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Bill Galt
 
33.
Stars Earn Stripes (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A group of celebrities experience the day to day operations of the military.
 
34.
Survivor (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A reality show where a group of contestants are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The lone survivor of this contest takes home a million dollars. (60 mins.)
 
35.
Invasion: Earth (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth. (50 mins.)
 
36.
Guns, Germs, and Steel (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A PBS documentary concerning Jared Diamond's theory on why there is such disparity between those who...
 
37.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Donner Party (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Doomed attempt to get to California in 1846. More than just a riveting tale of death, endurance and survival... (60 mins.)
 
38.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Greely Expedition (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
From PBS and American Experience - Using scientific accounts, diaries, photographs and letters, this film reveals how poor planning... (60 mins.)
 
39.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Amish (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Lyrical and meditative, The Amish answers many questions Americans have about this insistently insular religious community... (60 mins.)
 
40.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Great Famine (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The American Experience looks at Hebert Hoover's American Relief Administration and its efforts to distribute food during the Great Russian Famine of 1921. (60 mins.)
 
41.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
American Experience celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Founded by Roosevelt during the Great Depression, the CCC put over 3 million men to work improving the countries infrastructure and national parks. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Battle for Haiti (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
From PBS and Frontline - Last year, in the chaos of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, thousands... (60 mins.)
 
43.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Law & Disorder (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Frontline examines several questionable shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. (60 mins.)
 
44.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Inside the Megastorm (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Inside the Megastorm takes viewers moment by moment through Hurricane Sandy, its impacts and the future of storm protection.
 
45.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: The Big Energy Gamble (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Nova investigates California's aggressive pro-environment energy policies and examines whether such policies will be good or bad for business.
 
46.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Cracking the Maya Code (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Nova examines the fascinating history behind the scientific effort to decode the Mayan writing system.
 
47.
National Geographic Explorer (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Inside Bioterror (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials... (120 mins.)
Director: Cara Biega
 
48.
National Geographic Explorer (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials... (120 mins.)
Director: Cara Biega
 
49.
National Geographic Explorer (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Electronic Armageddon (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A scenario is explored concerning a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) generated by a nuclear... (120 mins.)
Director: Cara Biega
 
50.
National Geographic Explorer (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Science of Evil (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
National Geographic investigates the psychological and neurobiological basis for evil. (120 mins.)
Director: Cara Biega
 
51.
Fight Science (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Infrared cameras, sensors and computerized test dummies allow engineers to exactly calculate the incredible physics and physiology that produce martial arts' devastating force-at last, separating myth from reality.
 
52.
Modern Marvels (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology... (60 mins.)
 
53.
Pawn Stars (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Rick Harrison and his family own and run a pawn shop on the Las Vegas strip. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value. (30 mins.)
 
54.
American Pickers (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Mike and Frank are pickers that travel the country and literally would go anywhere just for the prospects of finding antique gold. With the assistance of Danielle they often find themselves in a comedic pickle. (60 mins.)
 
55.
Storage Wars (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Four professional buyers and their teams as they scour repossessed storage units in search of hidden treasure... (22 mins.)
 
56.
Flashpoint (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The missions and trials of a Toronto police tactical unit. (41 mins.)
 
57.
The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)
 
58.
Wild China (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau. (60 mins.)
 
59.
Wild Russia (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An in-depth look at Russia's most natural wonders including Siberia, Kamchatka, the Artic, Caucasus, Primorye, and the Urals. (360 mins.)
 
60.
The Story of India (2007 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Michael Wood visits places and interviews experts all over India to cover the great chapters of the subcontinent's history. (60 mins.)
 
61.
The Dust Bowl (2012 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A documentary about the 1930s drought of North American prairie farm land, and its consequences during the great depression.
 
62.
Moonshiners (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Follows a diverse group of people living in Appalachia who carry on a 200-year-old tradition passed down from their forefathers, making moonshine. (60 mins.)
 
63.
Extreme Survival (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Dick Colthurst
Stars: Ray Mears
 
64.
Container Wars (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Unlike any other auction show of its kind, "Container Wars", takes auctions to an all-new level with big money...
 
65.
One Man Army (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
4 new warriors compete each week in 3 separate challenges to see who is best. The tests are in speed, strength and intelligence. The winner takes prize. (42 mins.)
 
66.
Special Ops Mission (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Each installment of this Military channel reality series finds special ops expert Wil Willis working his way through a different military objective. (60 mins.)
 
67.
Mantracker (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Contestants are pitted in a race to the finish against an expert wilderness tracker. (60 mins.)
 
68.
Little Ice Age: Big Chill (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(91 mins.)
 
69.
America's Book of Secrets (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
From the facts behind the NSA spying scandals ("Big Brother") and the Boston Bombings ("American Terrorists") to America's secret prisons, Scientology, the Gold conspiracy and America's doomsday plans, this series features in-depth interviews with top journalists, law enforcement officials and whistleblowers. (44 mins.)
 
70.
Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
71.
Flea Man (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
72.
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An innocent fugitive from the law lives in the wilderness with a grizzly bear companion and helps passers-by in the forest. (60 mins.)
 
73.
Alaska State Troopers (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Cameras ride along with Troopers as they keep the streets safe and hunters honest while at the same time taking advantage of the breathtaking landscape that Alaska State Troopers are lucky enough to call "their office."
 
74.
Forecasting the End (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Ben McGee