Dirty Jobs

September 2017

Season 3, Episode 24 (Abandoned Mine Plugger)

4.0 36 x
Mike travels to Ohio to check on the Common Tern population and then he finds himself in Northern California plugging an abandoned mineshaft.

Season 3, Episode 23 (Bologna Maker)

3.0 6 x
Mike heads to Pennsylvania and tries his hand at making bologna and then goes to Alaska to repair a very special toilet.

Season 3, Episode 22 (Gourd Maker)

3.0 32 x
Mike travels to the middle of Connecticut to clean out a lake, then drops by a gourd farm in Pennsylvania and transforms gourds into a variety of products.

Season 3, Episode 21 (Cactus Farming, Maggot Farmer)

4.0 28 x
Mike travels to Congress, Arizona, to try his hand at moving a giant cactus before a storm comes in. Then Mike heads to Idaho where he visits a special kind of farm, one that raises maggots.

Season 3, Episode 20 (Hop Harvesting, Parchment Making)

3.0 8 x
Mike travels to Yakama, Washington to harvest hops, the main ingredient in beer. From there Mike goes to the Hudson Valley where he turns animal hides in to paper.

Season 3, Episode 19 (Cleaning Dirt, Egg Farmer)

4.0 4 x
Mike visits a Chicken Farm to see how eggs make it to the store. There, he finds out that 1.4 million chickens equal a lot of poo, which he gets the chance to clean.

Season 3, Episode 18

3.0 24 x
Mike finds himself at the Windsorland Mobile Home Park where homes are being broken down to make room for a new shopping center, he then learns that making mannequins is not only a dirty job, but a form of art as well.

Season 3, Episode 17 (Leech Trapper)

3.0 7 x
Mike teams up with the boys from Bartos Bait & Fish to catch leeches that will later be sold for fish bait. Then it's off to the Green Tripe factory in Hollister, CA where Mike helps make Raw Food for dogs.

Season 3, Episode 15 (Dirty Chip Maker)

3.5 33 x
Mike heads to the Dirty Potato Chips company in Oxnard, CA. Much of the process of making the chips is done by machine, but Mike still finds ways he can participate.
August 2017

Season 3, Episode 14 (Tar Rigger)

3.0 14 x
Mike hops aboard the Star of India, the oldest active merchant ship in the world. The ship is still maintained in the same way since 1863. From the top he must work his way down tarring up all the rigging ropes.