Two ships, brave captains and their crews, royal marines, all battle the elements and unknown adventure while remembering home and mission beginnings.
Did You Know?
The show begins after the expedition has already spent one winter in the arctic. The three dead crewmen they mentioned buried on Beechy Island died historically before the start of the first winter. See more
The opening title card say that John Rae's expedition, where he learned of Eskimos meeting the Franklin expedition survivors, took place in 1850, four years after the expedition got stuck. It actually took place in 1854, eight years later. See more