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 May 27 8:00am
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 May 27 9:00am
Fireworks Technician(Season 5, Episode 21) DSC

Mike learns what it takes to be a specialty fireworks technician in Addison, Pa. Also: a cow with a hole in its stomach is examined at Arkansas State University.

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Sat May 27 10:00am
Big Animal Vet(Season 4, Episode 1) DSC

Mike joins with a big-animal veterinarian in Montana, and his first case is a llama with an abscessed tooth. Also: working in a Georgia barbecue house; digging up buried oil tanks in New Jersey.

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Sat May 27 11:00am
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 May 27 12:00pm
Sea Lamprey Exterminator(Season 5, Episode 34) DSC

Mike assists the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in battling the sea lamprey population that threatens the fishing industry of the Great Lakes. Also: Mike makes a meat gel to feed fish in Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino's shark reef aquarium.

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Sat May 27 1:00pm
Well Digger(Season 3, Episode 4) DSC

Mike teams with the Bowie BaySox as a groundskeeper; and works with a water company, digging through mud, rock, gravel, sand and water in Tennessee. Also: letters from the mail bag.

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Sat Jun 3 7:00am
Concrete Finisher(Season 5, Episode 28) DSC

Mike makes decorative concrete countertops and a fire pit in Moss Landing, Cal., and then he recounts the scariest job he has done for the series.

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Sat Jun 3 8:00am
Wetland Warrior(Season 5, Episode 33) DSC

Mike tries to evade and outsmart a team of bloodhounds while posing as a stand-in fugitive in Texas. Also: Mike takes on non-native, invasive species in the Florida Everglades.

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Sat Jun 3 9:00am
Marble Maker(Season 5, Episode 20) DSC

Mike Rowe makes "dirt shirts" in Hawaii and marbles in Reno, Ohio.

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Sat Jun 3 10:00am
Maple Syrup Maker(Season 5, Episode 23) DSC

Mike tries paint bulking in San Francisco and makes maple syrup the old-fashioned way in Pennsylvania.

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Sat Jun 3 11:00am
Soo Locks Technician(Season 5, Episode 27) DSC

Mike visits Sault Saint Marie, Mich., where he joins the Soo Locks maintenance crew.

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Sat Jun 3 12:00pm
Mattress Recycler(Season 5, Episode 11) DSC

Mike crushes abandoned boats in Miami and recycles used mattresses in San Francisco.

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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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