The Great Human Race
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The Great Human Race
First Aired: February 1st, 2016
Status: Ended
Air Time: Monday, 10:00 PM
Summary: Cat Bigney and Bill Schindler live as primitive people did in the savanna of East Africa. Experimental archaeologist Bill Schindler and survival instructor Cat Bigney attempt to face what our earliest ancestors did as they explore and survive in the wild. Starting with primitive humans from 2.6 million years ago, each episode portrays another step in our evolutionary development.
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# of Episodes: 10
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Season 1
Episode 1: Dawn
Air Date: February 1st, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Survival expert Cat Bigney and Archaeologist Bill Schindler survive the wild savanna just as primitive people did 2.6 million years ago.
Episode 2: Fire
Air Date: February 8th, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Cat and Bill journey to Uganda to follow in the footsteps of one our earliest ancestors, Homo erectus. This is the species that changed our evolution forever, with their ability to control one of nature's most powerful forces - fire.
Episode 3: Hunt
Air Date: February 15th, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Bill Schindler and Cat Bigney follow in the footsteps of where Homo sapiens first walked the Earth, through the mountains of Ethiopia. This is where humans became the dominant species, by going from hunted to hunter.
Episode 4: Thirst
Air Date: February 22nd, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Cat and Bill follow in the footsteps of early Homo sapiens as they make their way through the Arabian Desert. Their mission is to locate dried riverbeds and follow them to the seasonal monsoon area along the coast.
Episode 5: Adrift
Air Date: March 7th, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: In an area where food is nonexistent, Bill and Cat must find their way to the coastline by using Mother Nature's resources to create a boat.
Episode 6: Cave
Air Date: March 14th, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Cat and Bill find themselves in an area rich with natural resources and luckily, they quickly stumble upon a cave. With the threat of predators, they will now have to decipher if this cave is going to save them or be their downfall.
Episode 7: Ice
Air Date: March 21st, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Living as Siberian hunters in the ice age, Bill and Cat must take advantage of their natural resources to build tools that ensure their survival.
Episode 8: Herd
Air Date: March 28th, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Bill and Cat are nomadic pastoralists in Mongolia, with animals that need to be moved to the mountains before temperatures reach freezing.
Episode 9: First Americans
Air Date: April 4th, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Bill and Cat follow in the footsteps of the first Americans to cross the Bering Land Bridge 15,000 years ago.
Episode 10: Pioneer
Air Date: April 11st, 2016, 10:00 PM
Summary: Bill and Cat must survive a land of ice and snow. With nighttime looming, they will have to find a way to withstand below-freezing temperatures.