The Donner Party – Out Wit, Out Walk, Out Eat
The infamous story of the Donner Party stranded in the Rocky Mountains is done as a parody of Survivor. In its time, the Donner story was a huge scandal. Its intrigue and ruthlessness caught the public’s attention as members of the expedition did anything to stay alive.
Original Air Date: May 8, 2002
This episode focuses on the story of the Donner Party in 1847 who set out for California for the promise of free land. The settlers become stranded in the Sierra mountains and the steps they took to stay alive are infamous to this day.