Dirty Jobs

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

Host Mike Rowe takes on unusual and occasionally unsavory occupations, bringing humor to the down-and-dirty proceedings that find him in tight spots, smelly conditions and unsanitary circumstances. Rowe resolutely keeps his chin up while performing the sometimes unpleasant tasks, whether he's knee-deep in bat guano, crawling through sewer pipes or moldi (more…)

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Sat Jul 22 9:00am
Bell Maker(Season 2, Episode 25) DSC

Mike teams with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Stamford, Conn., where he helps them wash sediment and marine life from a sea barrier. Also: casting bells at McShane's using molds made of horse manure and mud.

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Sat Jul 22 10:00am
Bug Breeder(Season 3, Episode 1) DSC

Host Mike Rowe tries to revive fainting goats; helps to breed exotic insects; and removes tree stumps.

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Sat Jul 22 11:00am
Snake Researcher(Season 2, Episode 23) DSC

Host Mike Rowe works alongside bait and lobster fishermen in Maine; reads viewer mail; cleans algae from Lake Michigan; and wrangles angry, endangered water snakes from Lake Erie for a survey.

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Sat Jul 22 12:00pm
Penguin Keeper(Season 2, Episode 24) DSC

Mike Rowe joins a California construction crew to learn the art of concrete stamping. He also takes care of penguins and digs for bloodworms.

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Sat Jul 22 1:00pm
Mosquito Control Officer(Season 2, Episode 26) DSC

In New Orleans, Mike provides recycled materials to help rebuild the city and joins a mosquito-abatement group to battle the flying pests.

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Sat Jul 22 2:00pm
Steel Mill Worker(Season 4, Episode 2) DSC

Mike Rowe works with a river-barge demolition team and melts down scrap steel into molten metal in St. Louis, where he experiences temperatures unlike anything he's felt before.

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Sat Jul 22 3:00pm
Buoy Cleaner(Season 4, Episode 4) DSC

Mike Rowe travels to Oregon to make shingles and then hops a Coast Guard ship to clean dirty buoys.

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Sat Jul 22 4:00pm
Ice Salvage Crew(Season 4, Episode 14) DSC

Mike returns to Alaska to protect the environment by cleaning up an oil spill; in Minnesota, he joins a salvage team to retrieve a car that fell through the ice in a lake.

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Sat Jul 22 5:00pm
Wind Farm Technician(Season 4, Episode 15) DSC

Mike gets his hands dirty at a wind farm in Oklahoma. Later, he travels to Kentucky to clean out a sinkhole that has become a garbage dump.

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Sat Jul 22 6:00pm
Vellum Maker(Season 4, Episode 26) DSC

The host harvests hops in Yakima, Wash. Also: animal hides are converted into paper in New York's Hudson Valley.

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Sat Jul 29 3:00am
Greenland Shark Quest(Season 4, Episode 18) DSC

Mike looks for the Greenland shark in the Arctic Circle off Baffin Island and investigates ecological changes in that part of the world.

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  • Premiered: November 7, 2003
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Host Mike Rowe takes on unusual and occasionally unsavory occupations, bringing humor to the down-and-dirty proceedings that find him in tight spots, smelly conditions and unsanitary circumstances. Rowe resolutely keeps his chin up while performing the som… (more)

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