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.
Add to my shows
Hollywood Honey Hole 20x22
The guys find a Hollywood honey hole when they meet a stuntman from Hollywood's Golden Age; Al's California garage is overflowing with mind-blowing memorabilia.
Rock and a Hard Place 15x26
Risks and Rewards 15x25
Concrete Jungle 15x24
Time Warp 15x23
Hydro Homestead 15x22
Mike and Frank attempt to buy from a handyman who lives on a unique
homestead, but the handyman's deal making could end the pick before it
Hidden in Plane Sight 15x21
Mike and Frank explore a stash of ultra-rare motorcycle parts found
behind a secret wall, then they find the ultimate aviation collectible
-- a propeller linked to Charles Lindbergh.
The Greatest Pick on Earth 15x20
After a mammoth pick on a 25-acre
homestead, Mike and Frank comb through the largest collection of
sideshow memorabilia they've ever seen.
Going Down 15x19
If the guys can't get a mammoth 1929
Roadster safely down a decaying 100-year-old elevator, they will be
$20,000 in the hole; Mike uncovers a surprise when he hears hissing
coming from beneath an out-of-control collection.
High Energy Crisis 15x18
Mike and Frank have their hands full with a high-strung collector;
Danielle lands in New York City for a high-stakes auction of rock 'n'
Shocked and Loaded 15x17
The guys encounter a mad scientist who creates his own lightning and hypnotizes Frank.
Twin at All Costs 15x16
On a family compound in New York, Mike flips for a coin-operated
elephant, while a collection of A-list mannequins leaves him speechless.
Bound for Badness 15x15
Mike and Frank make a killer backroom deal after winding up at the home of a former arms dealer and her Judo-champion husband.They also do a pick in a old train depot that had a toy train store in it.
Sgt. Picker's Lonely Hearts Club 15x14
Tough Nut to Crack 15x13
When Frank goes nuts for a century-old snack icon, he must decide if
it's worth the high asking price; Mike falls hard for a Roaring '20s
Bucking Bronco 15x12
The guys uncover a once-in-a-lifetime find, and must decide to go big or go home. Mike gets down-and-dirty to rescue an old piece from Mother Nature.
Another Brick in the Wall 15x11
The guys have an awkward encounter with the "King of the Gypsies", who has an incredible underground stash but insists he can't be bought.
Picker's Code 15x10
The guys get a lead from a fellow picker, but is he a friend or competitor? Then, the toughest obstacle is making a deal with "the Godfather of Junk".
The Joy of Sax 15x09
A garage door in Indiana leads to a 1950s wagon Mike can't leave without--if he can sweeten the deal. And on a musical mission from Dani, the guys scour a farm with more than chickens and pigs.
Planes, Frames and Automobiles 15x08
In an antique shop closed since the 70s, Mike and Frank go toe-to-toe with the sibling owners who negotiate for every last dollar. And, the guys come upon a historic aircraft with an amazing backstory.
Slim Pickings 15x07
The guys visit a jaw-dropping Kentucky property with a racetrack that revives an old Mike & Frank rivalry. Later, a freestyle stop in North Carolina looks like a bust until they unearth a one-of-a-kind TV relic.
No Stoner Left Unturned 15x06
The guys meet a man who had pieces on display in the Smithsonian, but find that what he's held on to is even more mind-blowing. And a father/daughter power struggle is a roadblock to picking a century farm.
Scrappy Go Lucky 15x05
The guys visit a hardcore collector in California who's under pressure from his County to downsize. Plus, a roadside hunch leads to a bonanza of rare vintage cars.
Picked a Peck of Pepper 15x04
The guys go big in Texas with a mega pick at the first Dr. Pepper bottling plant, and tough negotiations in a 50,000 square-foot warehouse.
One Giant Pick for Mankind 15x03
The guys uncover a former firefighter's stockpile which includes an ultra-rare piece of Space Age history. Plus, Frank's plan goes up in smoke.
Tick Tock Pick 15x02
The guys go hog wild at a sprawling ranch in Texas, where Mike flips for a VW bus that's been transformed into a hunting lodge on wheels. Plus, Frank finds a storied heirloom that reignites a high school obsession.
A Colonel of Truth 15x01
The guys pick the collection of a reclusive and mysterious businessman named "the Colonel", who has gone to great lengths to keep his identity a secret.