This isn't your grandmother's antiquing. Pickers like Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are on a mission to recycle America, even if it means diving into countless piles of grimy junk or getting chased off a gun-wielding homeowner's land. Hitting back roads from coast to coast, the two men earn a living by restoring forgotten relics to their former glory, transforming one person's trash into another's treasure. American Pickers follows them as they scour the country for hidden gems in junkyards, basements, garages and barns, meeting quirky characters and hearing their amazing stories. If you think the antique business is all about upscale boutiques and buttoned-up dealers, this show may change your mind - and teach you a thing or two about American history along the way.
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Episode 9 20x09
Everything Must Go 12x14
The guys are on the trail of two vintage Harleys in Pennsylvania, but Frank gets more than he bargained for when one bike collector takes a liking to him.
Escape to Motor Mountain 12x13
The pickers discover a mountain of motorcycles, but it's protected by booby traps; and one stubborn collector stands in the way of the guys and a mega-warehouse mega-pick.
Grudge Match 12x12
It's Frank vs. Mike when the guys take to the track for a grudge match drag race to see who has the fastest ride.
Let's Be Frank 12x11
When Frank meets Frank, it's a match made in picking heaven; in Illinois, the guys discover a trove of unusual micro-cars.
If You Talk Nice to Me 12x10
Mike is on a mission to buy a rare cycle car he's coveted for more than two years, but they have to make it through a gauntlet of coin tosses and sweet talking to seal the big deals.
Auburned Out 12x09
Mike takes a gamble on a 1935 Auburn that's either a diamond in the rough or a total dud. The guys tread dangerous ground while picking an Iowa Harley enthusiast. And Dave unveils a project one year in the making that's also Mike's biggest-ever investment.
It's make or break for the Virginia blitz strategy. Mike and Frank meet a real-deal motorcycle legend ready to clear out some of his high-octane stock, and a VIP pass to a unique mancave turns up a rare item that's old and odd.
The More You No 12x07
Mike, Frank, Danielle and Robbie continue to double down in Virginia, but hit a roadblock with a seller who won't let go of a one-of-a-kind find.
Virginia is for Pickers 12x06
It's a picking blitz in the state of Virginia, when Mike, Frank, Robbie and Danielle all hit the road to leave no lead unturned.
Rocket Man 12x05
Mike and Frank make a scene when they hit the streets in a one-of-a-kind rocket car.
Plymouth Rocks 12x04
In car country, Mike falls hard for a 100-year-old turbo-charged hotrod; the guys land some sweet deals at a massive man cave, and Frank rescues a vintage muscle car from a rusty demise.
Big Boy Toys 12x03
At an awesome California garage, Mike goes nuts for a must-have retro boat and then falls for a BMW micro car that could be worth some serious coin. Down the road, the guys pay a return visit to a totally rad radiator shop where they comb through the late owner's huge stockpile.
Raze the Roof 12x02
With the roof caving in on his massive family stockpile, a Kentucky collector is motivated to sell whatever he can before it's too late. And that's great news for Mike and Frank because the mega-pick features a mind-boggling array of awesome stuff. Down the road in West Virginia, lifelong packrat Tim has decided to move some inventory, and after several hours, the guys haven't even scratched the surface of his massive collection.
Alien vs. Picker 12x01
Eccentric Prince Mongo answers to an other-worldly power and commands Mike and Frank to buy, but refuses to quote them any prices; a man cave full of rare cars, and a freestyle stop in Kentucky reveals two surprise finds.