Hoarding: Buried Alive

2009, TV Show

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Season 8, Episode 7
It's the most extreme roach infestation ever seen on Hoarding: Buried Alive - and if Seymour can't conquer it and clear out the hoard in his house, the city will condemn the home and leave him homeless.

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Season 8, Episode 3
An unprecedented edition of Hoarding: Buried Alive features an apartment complex with not one, not two, but three extreme hoarders. For years their hoarding has gone unchecked but with building now under strict management, everything is about to change.

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Go even deeper into the shocking world of compulsive hoarding. People who suffer from this paralyzing disorder have reached a breaking point; with their health, home and finances on the line, they are offered a last chance to clean up their homes in an effort to save themselves.

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From identical twins who share everything including a passion for hoarding, to a landlord whose hoard is so bad it's now invading her downstairs tenant, to a little person whose extreme living conditions are a deadly disaster just waiting to happen, we'll get an inside look at a shocking compulsion often kept hidden behind closed doors.

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Memorial Day Weekend Marathon Roundup

It's Memorial Day Weekend -- the official start of summer! What better way to celebrate than to watch endless hours of TV! Check out your options:

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Saturday, May 25
Bridezillas (10 a.m.-5 a.m. Sunday, WE tv)
Defiance (4 p.m.-6 a.m. Sunday, SyFy)
Hoarding: Buried Alive (7 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday, Discovery Fit & Health)
Iyanla: Fix My Life (10 a.m.-8 p.m., OWN)
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Labor Day Weekend Marathon Roundup

Labor Day weekend is known for barbecues, soaking up the last bit of sun and TV marathons of course! So cuddle up to the couch and check out what's on all weekend long.

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Exclusive Hoarding Video: Doug and Darlene's Home Is in the Toilet

Doug and Darlene haven't let any strangers inside their home for the past 20 years, and there won't be party invitations any time soon considering their latest setback.

On Sunday's Hoarding: Buried Alive, we see inside the couple's house, which features piles of trash and one rather glum-looking cat. Four months ago, however, their lives became almost unbearable when a septic tank overflowed, tainting everything with filth and fecal matter.

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Exclusive Video: The Worst Hoarding: Buried Alive Conditions This Psychologist Has Seen

Compulsive hoarder Caryn just wants to get better and be happier and that's why she's seeking help.

On Sunday's episode of Hoarding: Buried Alive (9/8c, TLC), we see Caryn struggle with trying to regain her life and the home that her parents left her after their deaths 10 years ago. Her inability to stop hoarding, however, has forced the city to kick her out of the horrible conditions in her home. Now, if she doesn't make headway in clearing the house, the home that she had with her parents could be torn down.

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Premiered: October 04, 2009, on TLC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: The lives of compulsive hoarders are examined in this documentary series.

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