American Pickers

Series following two of America's most skilled 'pickers' as they scour junk piles, garages, attics and barns for hidden gems with historical and collectible value.


Season Season 1 Episode Guide

1 - Big Bear

White Bear: Series following two of America's most skilled 'pickers' as they scour junk piles, garages, attics and barns for hidden gems with historical and collectible value. (S1, ep 1)

2 - Super Scooter

Super Scooter: Mike and Frank are blown away by a farm that has a White Castle hamburger building on it, and decide to negotiate for an old soda fountain and cigarette machine. (S1, ep 2)

3 - White Castle On The Farm

White Castle on the Farm: Mike and Frank are excited to check out a promising Iowa home, potentially packed with antiques, but will its treasures live up to their expectations? (S1, ep 3)

4 - Invisible Pump

Invisible Pump: The guys explore an 1879 opera house that hasn't been touched since the 1930s. Danielle gets a lead on a rare gas pump and Frank meets a 94-year-old collector. (S1, ep 4)

5 - Back Breaker

Back Breaker: Mike struggles with a back injury as the guys dive into a 92-year-old Iowa farmer's unbelievable collection. But a huge mistake in the process could cost them big. (S1, ep 5)

6 - Mole Man

Mole Man: The guys battle it out for the best pickings. With the loser set to clean the van, they race to a seller's jam-packed barn and a collector's 26-room underground lair. (S1, ep 6)

7 - Frank's Gamble

Frank's Gamble: The guys find a vast junkyard in Maryland and, after Frank offers big money for a 1939 Plymouth coupe, a stash of rare motorbikes sets the pickers' hearts racing. (S1, ep 7)

8 - 5 Acres Of Junk

Mike and Frank head to New Orleans where they stumble upon a quirky antique dealer with a sprawling collection. But getting him to part with his goods could prove tricky. (S1, ep 8)

9 - Bigfoot In Alabama

Mike and Frank travel through the Deep South where they find a prolific car hobbyist whose yard looks like a vintage parking lot and visit the Alabama Museum of Wonder. (S1, ep 9)

10 - Know When To Fold

After taking a big gamble on buying a huge pottery collection in Atlanta, the guys find out what their new thousand-dollar pottery collection is really worth. (S1, ep 10)

11 - Fill'er Up

Fill'er Up: The pickers find a man with a shed full of movie memorabilia and discover a treasure-filled outbuilding that's too good to be true. (S1, ep 11)

12 - Leland's Cafe

Leland's Cafe: Mike and Frank return to pick from WWII veteran Leland, while Danielle tries to coax two rare bikes from a reluctant seller. (S1, ep 12)

Season Season 2 Episode Guide

1 - Art Of The Deal # 13

Art Of The Deal: Mike and Frank find a classic 1950 Studebaker motorcar, before paying a visit to friend and NASCAR champion Ryan Newman, who has a surprise for the guys. (S2, ep 1)

2 - Buddy's Booby Trap # 14

Mike and Frank pick through a burnt out warehouse and a pile of school buses, and go head to head when they place bets on what they think a mystery item could be. (S2, ep 2)

3 - Gordon's Gold Mine # 15

Danielle leads the pickers to the 'Holy Grail' of picking, where there's a jam-packed vintage general store, and building after building full of retro treasures. (S2, ep 3)

4 - Smooth Operators # 16

The pickers turn on the charm as they attempt to get the sentimental and savvy owner of an enormous collection of rare motorbike parts to sell his treasured stock. (S2, ep 4)

5 - Getting The Boot # 17

While in Kansas, the guys comb through a promising farmyard littered with stuff but are frustrated when they find nothing at all to buy. (S2, ep 5)

6 - Easy Riders # 18

Danielle finds a collector with a 1937 Harley Knucklehead. Revved up about the bike, the guys agree to 'speed pick' a farm but the volume of goodies leaves them short on time. (S2, ep 6)

7 - Psychic Pickings # 19

The team meet an intriguing man who claims he is a 'psychic picker', as well as search a steelyard full of rusty junk and an old farm where treasures are plentiful. (S2, ep 7)

8 - One Pony Town # 20

Tension builds between Mike and Frank over the value of the animals, but both are thrilled to comb through his jam-packed outbuildings. (S2, ep 8)

9 - Hobo Jack # 21

Recent slow sales force professional pickers Mike and Frank to up their game. After following a lead to an dishevelled property, they are confronted by an incredible collection. (S2, ep 9)

10 - Laurel And Hardy # 22

Danielle has asked for a pay rise but Mike and Frank wait and see if a KISS pinball machine and two massive Laurel and Hardy costume heads hold any value. (S2, ep 10)

11 - Frank Flips # 23

The guys are in Kentucky, and they're driving Danielle crazy. Whenever she comes up with a new lead, they toss a coin to decide whether or not they'll go. (S2, ep 11)

12 - Mike's Breakdown # 24

Mike's Breakdown: Pickers Mike and Frank sort through three generations of clutter in Michigan, before heading over to Wisconsin where they find a wealth of quirky collectibles. (S2, ep 12)

Season Season 3 Episode Guide

1 - Pint-Sized Picker # 1

Pint-Sized Picker: In search of treasures, Mike's nephew joins the guys for his first scavenge - acres of sprawling junk and a promising 1890s' home that belonged to a famous opera star.

2 - Banner Pick # 2

Banner Pick: The guys go mad in a themepark that's clearing out, Mike discovers some shocking news about some circus posters, and a storage locker yields some surprise carnival keepsakes.

3 - Danielle Goes Picking # 3

Danielle Goes Picking: After years of begging, Danielle gets to go on a pick. With the guys she visits a vacant hotel packed with furniture and the oddball home of two eccentric artists.

4 - What's In The Box? # 4

What's In The Box?: The guys are bowled over by a train station full of vintage cars, spot a weather vane made from a Harley Davidson and unearth some surprising finds in an old barn.

5 - Fairlane Fever # 5

Fairlane Fever: Danielle faces a stiff challenge and an old garage reveals a 1967 Ford Fairlane that sends Mike weak at the knees. Will he let his excitement get in the way of a good deal?

6 - Too Hot To Handle # 6

Too Hot To Handle: The guys are let loose in fourteen jam-packed trailers worth of treasures, and ask firemen to break down the boarded-up entrance to an old cheese factory.

7 - Trading Up # 7

Trading Up: On the scavenge in Ohio, Illinois and Indiana, Frank strikes gold when he buys a rare BSA motorcycle and falls in love with a pinball machine featuring Happy Days' the Fonz.

8 - Emu Chase # 8, The

The Emu Chase: It's rich pickings for the guys as a Schwinn motorbike and BB guns come up for grabs. They also spot a valuable fireplace - but to get it, they'll need to outrun a crazy emu.

9 - Keep Out! # 9

Keep Out!: The guys ignore a scary warning to get their hands on some super 'mantiques' and find great treasures in a packed barn. But can they convince the owner to part with them?

10 - They Boldly Go # 10

They Boldly Go: Actor William Shatner presents the pickers with a specific list to make his home unique. With just a week to find the goods, the pressure is on to please their celeb client.

11 - Possum Trot # 11, The

The Possum Trot: Mike and Frank fill their arms with some real treasures at Ed's in Georgia, including a German pilot's helmet, a rare ship's compass and a load of vintage model car kits.

12 - California Dreamin' # 12

California Dreamin': The guys race to the home of the editor of a motorcycle magazine, who is willing to sell some of his collection of rare motorbikes for the first time ever.

13 - Frank's Big Shot # 13

Frank's Big Shot: The guys stumble on a huge salvage yard that hasn't been picked for decades. Its owner is yet to let anyone check out its treasures. Can Frank and Mike talk their way in?

14 - Nascar Challenge # 14

Nascar Challenge: The curators of North Carolina's Nascar Hall of Fame send Frank and Mike on a mission to find auto racing relics. But with a limited budget, the pressure is on to deliver.

15 - Civil War Pickings # 15

Civil War Pickings: Mike and Frank visit the sites of some of the most famous Civil War battles, unearthing valuable and quirky collectibles and meeting colourful characters along the way.

16 - Frank Bears All # 16

Frank Bears All: Mike and Frank continue to search for strange collectibles and rusty goodies, beginning by bartering for old advertising, slot machines and taxidermy bears. (S4, ep 1)

17 - An Indian Reunion # 17

An Indian Reunion: Mike and Frank screech to a halt when they spot a zebra-print motorbike in a yard, and uncover a mysterious locked trunk at the former home of a circus. (S4, ep 2)

18 - Pick, The Pawn & The Polish # 18, The

The Pick The Pawn & The Polish: At the request of the Pawn Stars, Mike and Frank go in search of a rusty 1957 Chevy to restore for Rick Harrison's dad's surprise birthday. (1 of 3)

19 - Pandora's Box # 19

Pandora's Box: The guys discover a home packed to the rafters with rare collectibles. But as the owner reveals his prices, their excitement wanes. How will they beat him down? (S4, ep 3)

20 - Airstream Dream # 20

Airstream Dream: The guys meet a lifetime picker with hoards of stuff. A weird totem pole catches Mike's eye but it's an original Airstream trailer that knocks him speechless. (S4, ep 4)

Season Season 4 Episode Guide

1 - Pinball Mania # 1 (45)

Pinball Mania: The guys feel their way through a powercut for old arcade games. A hoard of motorbikes sends their hearts racing, but what can they do if they're not up for sale? (S4, ep 5)

2 - Frank's Pacemaker # 2 (46)

Frank's Pacemaker: Miles from home, the guys are desperate for the item that will make the long trip worthwhile. Could it be a macabre embalming table with a long history? (S4, ep 6)

3 - Urban Cowboys # 3 (47)

Urban Cowboys: The guys are let loose in country musician Mickey Gilley's jam-packed warehouse, where they spot a sign for the honky-tonk club in the 1980 film Urban Cowboy. (S4, ep 7)

4 - Automotive Archaeology # 4 (48)

Automotive Archaeology: The guys find original advertising and petrol station memorabilia in Michigan. Plus, they cut a sweet deal on an exciting piece of car history. (S4, ep 8)

5 - Motor City # 5 (49)

Motor City: The pickers get carried away in Michigan, where they swap a wad of cash for cars, bikes and cool advertising. But what will the appraisers make of their purchases? (S4, ep 9)

6 - 8th Grade Humor # 6 (50)

8th Grade Humor: On home turf in Iowa, Mike and Frank hit a honey hole of vintage toys. Plus, Mike spots an item so unusual he's willing to take a huge gamble. (S4, ep 10)

7 - Fast Eddie # 7 (51)

Fast Eddie: While the guys pick the back roads of Minnesota, they challenge Danielle to sell a 10-foot fiberglass cowboy boot that's been gathering dust for more than a year. (S4, ep 11)

8 - Not So Cheap Thrills # 8 (52)

Not So Cheap Thrills: Mike and Frank go deep into rural Minnesota to check out collectors with rare antique signs and vintage Knotty Peek peep show machines. (S4, ep 12)

9 - Mad Catter # 9 (53), The

Mad Catter: Mike and Frank dive headfirst into America's junk yards and barns in search of rare collectibles. They begin in a treasure-packed machine shop. (S4, ep 13)

10 - What Happens In Sturgis # 10 (54)

What Happens In Sturgis: Mike takes Danielle to see an auction aficionado with a yard full of rusty gold. They also discover a classic car with a fascinating Hollywood history. (S4, ep 14)

11 - Jurassic Pick # 11 (55)

Jurassic Pick: Mike and Frank discover a 65-million-year-old dinosaur bone. If it is real, it is priceless. Will curators of the Museum of Natural Science bring them good news? (S4, ep 15)

12 - Pickin' Perry-Dise # 12 (56)

Pickin' Perry-Dise: Mike spots a rare retro motor in an Appalachian village museum in West Virginia and takes a fancy to a rather bizarre electronic peacock. (S4, ep 16)

13 - Elephant In The Room # 13 (57), The

The Elephant In The Room: Mike gambles big money on a huge elephant head at a taxidermist's in Maine. The guys also spy a bejewelled antique hotdog steamer. (S4, ep 17)

14 - Frank's Dog Days # 14 (58)

Frank's Dog Days: Under pressure to stock the new shop, Mike and Danielle treasure hunt in Virginia. Can they fill their van in the Old Dominion? (S4, ep 18)

15 - Picker Man Blues # 15 (59)

Picker Man Blues: Mike and Frank visit a decrepit building full of salvaged gems. With the roof caving in, they hatch a plan to ensure everyone wins before the place collapses. (S4, ep 19)

16 - Odd Fellas # 16 (60)

Odd Fellas: Following a frustrating search through mounds of junk, Mike and Frank's luck takes a dramatic turn when they uncover a vintage guitar that could be worth a fortune. (S4, ep 20)

17 - When Horses Fly # 17 (61)

When Horses Fly: Mike and Frank visit an old airport packed with roadside relics. Vintage pedal cars take their fancy, but they soon find their owner drives a hard bargain. (S4, ep 21)

18 - Knuckleheads # 18 (62)

Knuckleheads: Mike and Frank visit an ex-racing driver with an amazing stash of motoring memorabilia. They also take a gamble on a rare collection of vintage pilot gear. (S4, ep 22)

19 - Belly Dance # 19 (63), The

Belly Dance: Mike and Frank are in for tricky negotiations in New Hampshire where a retro smoking toy catches Mike's eye. Can bundle-master Frank save the day? (S4, ep 23)

20 - Boys' Toys # 20 (64)

Boys' Toys: During a great day's picking, the guys find a 1947 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead and are given VIP access to the untouched stash of a former antique-shop owner. (S4, ep 24)

21 - Return Of Hobo Jack # 21 (65), The

The Return Of Hobo Jack: The guys return to the home of legendary collector and tough negotiator Hobo Jack, a huge and disorganised junk yard packed with big ticket items. (S4, ep 25)