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Dirty Jobs Season 6 Episodes

29 Episodes 2010 - 2012

Episode 1

Lightning Rod Installer

Tue, Nov 16, 2010 60 mins

Mike learns how to install a lightning rod on a home in Lucedale, Miss.

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Episode 2

Woolen Mill Operator

Sun, Nov 21, 2010 60 mins

Mikes learns how to make yarn from fleece, and waxes hair off of a friend at a day spa.

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Episode 3

Pinsetter Mechanic

Tue, Nov 23, 2010 60 mins

Mike visits a bowling center in Fremont, Cal., and, at the request of a fan, the host turns the spotlight on his cameraman.

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Episode 4

Bug Detective

Sun, Nov 28, 2010 60 mins

Mike visits a forensic entomology lab, where he helps the team inspect pig carcasses for maggots and other insects.

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Episode 5

Horse Tester

Tue, Nov 30, 2010 60 mins

Mike visits the Kentucky Equine Research facility, where he helps administer blood tests to athletic horses and checks pH levels in fresh dung.

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Episode 6

Custom Meat Processor

Tue, Dec 7, 2010 60 mins

Mike works on a mobile meat-processing truck and visits a dump to learn how to deal with seagulls.

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Episode 7

Dirty Holidays

Tue, Dec 14, 2010 60 mins

Mike works with turkeys, reindeer, cranberries and parade floats in this holiday-themed episode.

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Episode 8

Dirty Conversations

Tue, Dec 21, 2010 60 mins

Longtime fans Carolyn and Marilyn Maedel join Mike for a look at colorful conversations the host has had with various professionals in the course of the series.

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Episode 9

Date Palm Pollinator

Tue, Dec 28, 2010 60 mins

Mike answers viewer mail, and pollinates date palm trees in Palm Springs.

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Episode 10

Asphalt Paver

Tue, Jan 4, 2011 60 mins

Mike paves roads in Nebraska, and reflects on his encounter with a big cat hybrid in Texas.

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Episode 11

Rum Distiller

Tue, Jan 11, 2011 60 mins

Mike visits a distillery, where he turns molasses into rum, hauls hoses, scours copper and works with scalding liquid.

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Episode 12

Hair Fairy

Tue, Jan 18, 2011 60 mins

Mike helps install a metal power pole in Wyoming and learns about hair lice removal in San Francisco.

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Episode 13

Dirty Infrastructure

Tue, Jan 25, 2011 60 mins

Mike reviews a report card on America's infrastructure and salutes the workers who preserve it.

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Episode 14

Scrapple Maker

Tue, Feb 1, 2011 60 mins

Mike makes scrapple and becomes a shoe doctor's assistant.

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Episode 15

Blueberry Connoisseur

Tue, Feb 8, 2011 60 mins

Mike harvests blueberries in Maine before a pie bake-off, and Mike's boots inspire a candy company to concoct a new jelly bean flavor.

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Episode 16

Sponge Diver

Tue, Feb 15, 2011 60 mins

Mike gathers sponges from the sea floor off of Tarpon Springs, Fla. Also: viewer mail is answered; an incident at an abandoned mine is discussed.

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Episode 17

Cedar Log Peeler

Tue, Feb 22, 2011 60 mins

Mike cleans out a fish grinder on a boat on the Bering Sea, and he also debarks and processes wood for a cedar log cabin.

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Episode 18

Termite Researcher

Tue, Mar 1, 2011 60 mins

Longtime fans Marilyn and Carolyn Maedel join Mike for a look at footage from his visit to a crawfish factory in Louisiana. Also: Mike becomes a termite researcher in Georgia.

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Episode 19

Dirty DNA

Tue, Mar 8, 2011 60 mins

Mike's mom and dad appear for a look at family businesses he has visited.

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Episode 20

Fish Squeezer

Tue, Dec 13, 2011 60 mins

Mike works for New Mexico's Department of Game and Fish, and takes a trip to Virginia to learn pet acupuncture.

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Episode 21

Fossil Hunter

Tue, Dec 20, 2011 60 mins

Mike takes up paleontology in a remote part of Utah.

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Episode 22

Mardi Gras Bladder Banger

Tue, Jan 17, 2012 60 mins

Mike assembles cow bladders to drive away evil spirits at the Mardi Gras parade in Mobile, Ala.

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Episode 23

Doomsday Seed Banker

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 60 mins

Mike assists the Millennium Seed Bank Project, which preserves seeds that could be replanted following a catastrophic event, at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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Episode 24

Water Softener Technician

Tue, Jan 3, 2012 60 mins

Mike becomes a water softener technician in Minnesota, and works as a coin washer at a San Francisco hotel.

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Episode 25

Barber's Assistant

Tue, Jan 10, 2012 60 mins

Mike works at a barber shop in Mobile, Ala., and visits California to work as a landfill operator.

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Episode 26

Dirty Little Bits

Tue, Jan 31, 2012 60 mins

Mike reflects on conversations he's had with dirty coworkers.

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Episode 27

Medical Waste

Tue, Jan 24, 2012 60 mins

Mike heads to Sioux Falls, S.D., where he works as a medical-waste processor.

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Episode 28

Tower Top Hand

Tue, Feb 7, 2012 60 mins

A radio-communications tower rises in North Dakota; Mike visits a Hollywood soundstage to commemorate his experiences in all 50 states.

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Episode 29

Onion Processor

Tue, Feb 14, 2012 60 mins

Mike works as an onion processor, and helps build wooden ladders for the San Francisco Fire Department.

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