Christopher Heyerdahl actually has a cousin named Thor. Christopher himself was born in British Columbia, but does proclaim himself as half Norwegian and half Scottish, a slight contrast to the character of Thor Gunderson, who says he is fully Norwegian.
Original International Air Dates:
Turkey: March 4, 2012 on CNBC-e
Locations: The relatively untouched and sparely inhabited T'suu T'ina Native Indian Reservation, an Indian reserve in southern Alberta, was the location for most of the landscape shots.
Cast: Tom Noonan (Reverend Cole) is added to the main cast and now appears in the opening credits.
Production: The crew was plagued with bad weather for 6 weeks during the filming of the remaining episodes of the first season which took place from May 2011 to September 2011.