Meanwhile, Karen and Mark Glenn won't stop complaining about each other. , The budget for the series was $4.1 million, which included $3.3 million for the production itself and $800,000 for promotion and the website. "TV Gathering Makes One Long for 'Frontier House'. Using period-appropriate equipment, and using it in period-appropriate ways.  The area had to be viable for agriculture as well.  This cabin was based on historic plans for a miner's cabin which the team had discovered in library archives. , The production team learned that it was common for homesteaders in Montana in the 1880s to find abandoned cabins, and to live in them while building better housing. Jun 26, 2012 - Explore Pauline Kolochuk's board "Frontier House series on youtube", followed by 636 people on Pinterest. To recreate this experience, the production team built a cabin for the Glenn family. They also prepare for a Harvest Fair, and one of the preparations is the slaughtering of the Glenn pig, JoJo Pumpkin. "'Frontier House' PBS Reality Series. The hard work takes a toll on everyone, forcing Karen Glenn to ask for a modern doctor due to, "Survival" — The episode begins seven weeks into the experiment, and one week after Nate and Kristen's marriage. In Part 2, the Brookses, the Clunes and the Glenns arrive in the “Promised Land” (160-acre parcels in Montana's Boulder Valley). Wilson is convinced a homeless Jane Doe in the emergency room has a real illness, but Foreman is convinced she’s faking symptoms to stay in the hospital. “A Family Affair” (Part 5). , Competition among all three families was intense. Three 21st-century families live 19th-century style on Montana homesteads in this reality series. " David Zurawik of the Baltimore Sun questioned why the show focused so much on the Glenns' marital problems. Initially, whichever production unit that was filming lived in tipis and filmed every day. 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