Dirty Jobs

Host Mike Rowe offers an unflinching look at American men and women who make their living doing the most unthinkable, but vital, jobs.
Starring
Mike Rowe
Genres
Adventure
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Animal Rendering
    January 20, 2009
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike takes a trip to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles to find out about the important work being done in Pit 91. Then Mike travels north, where he learns about rendering and discovers how much of a farm animal can be recycled.
  2. 2. Goose Down Plucker
    January 27, 2009
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to Meridian, California, to find out what it takes to harvest walnuts. Then he spends some time in Tulelake, California, where he learns how to make goose-down pillows and comforters.
  3. 3. Diaper Cleaner
    February 3, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike journeys to Queen Creek, Arizona, to press olives into oil and then heads to Sacramento, California, to clean dirty diapers.
  4. 4. Spider Pharm
    February 10, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike ventures to Payette, Idaho, to learn how to make high-quality bird food. Then he heads to Yarnell, Arizona, to collect spiders from the desert to milk them for their venom.
  5. 5. Locomotive Builder
    February 16, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to MotivePower in Boise, Idaho, to build and restore locomotives for his 200th dirty job.
  6. 6. Sled Dog Breeder
    April 11, 2009
    44min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike ventures out to discover what it takes to breed and train sled dogs at the Happy Trails Kennels in Big Lake, Alaska.
  7. 7. Mattress Recycler
    October 6, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to Miami to recover and crush abandoned boats. Then he ventures to San Francisco to pick up and recycle used mattresses.
  8. 8. High-Rise Window Washer
    October 12, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike travels to Hawaii and joins the crew of World Wide Window Cleaning where he harnesses up and hops into a bosun's chair to clean windows 40-stories above Honolulu. Then he shows some never-before-seen footage of the cramped quarters at an aquarium.
  9. 9. Toilet Crusher
    October 20, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike treks to a creek in Arkansas to perform tests on endangered alligator snapping turtles. Then, he travels to San Francisco where he removes and recycles toilets.
  10. 10. Camel Rancher
    October 27, 2009
    44min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to a unique dairy farm in Ramona, California, where he learns how to milk, care for and breed dromedary camels.
  11. 11. Tofu Maker
    November 3, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to California to spend a day at an electronic waste recycling facility. Then he travels to Honolulu to learn what it takes to make tofu.
  12. 12. Glass Maker
    November 10, 2009
    44min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike goes to Jonesboro, Arkansas, to perform dung beetle research. Then he heads to Williamstown, West Virginia, to try his hand at making glass art.
  13. 13. Rocky Reach Dam
    November 17, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike journeys to Wenatchee, Washington, to help maintain a hydroelectric dam. Then he explores a fish bypass system where he catches and tags fish and winds up wading through a pool of fish poop.
  14. 14. Reindeer Farm
    December 1, 2009
    44min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike goes to Kentucky to try his hand at shrink-wrapping a houseboat. Then he heads off to Palmer, Alaska, to spend a day working at a reindeer farm.
  15. 15. Marble Maker
    December 8, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike goes to Hawaii to learn how to make dirt shirts at The Original Dirt Shirt Company. Then he heads off to Reno, Ohio, to learn how to make marbles.
  16. 16. Fireworks Technician
    December 15, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike travels to Addison, Pennsylvania, to learn what it takes to be a specialty fireworks technician. Then he heads off to Arkansas State University to check out a cow with a hole in its stomach.
  17. 17. Worm Grunter
    December 22, 2009
    44min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to Florida to harvest clams in the Alligator Harbor Aquatic Preserve and then takes on the task of worm grunting in the Apalachicola National Forest.
  18. 18. Maple Syrup Maker
    December 29, 2009
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike’s adventure begins in San Francisco where he participates in the messy process of paint bulking. Then, he travels to Wagner’s Sugar Camp in Pennsylvania to spend the day learning to make the most delicious maple syrup the old-fashioned way.
  19. 19. Animal Control Specialist
    January 5, 2010
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to Southern California to work as an Animal Control Specialist by removing stinky skunks and other wildlife that live underneath and around peoples' homes. Then Mike responds to a fan letter about the reindeer farm.
  20. 20. Cricket Farmer
    January 12, 2010
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike spends a day working on a cricket farm to help breed, capture and package the critters. Then he offers never-before-seen footage of his visit to the Oasis Camel Dairy and his job as a camel rancher.
  21. 21. Chicken Busters
    January 19, 2010
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike spends the day working with the Chicken Busters to chase feral chickens and chicks to get them off the streets of Miami. Then he answers a fan letter which asks him about the familial bond often rooted within the various jobs that he works on.
  22. 22. Soo Locks Technician
    January 26, 2010
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike heads to Sault Saint Marie, Michigan, to work with the Soo Locks maintenance crew. The lock system allows vessels to travel from Lake Superior to Lake Huron.
  23. 23. Concrete Finisher
    February 2, 2010
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike travels to Moss Landing, California, to get messy by making decorative concrete countertops and a fire pit. Then he recounts the scariest job he has ever done in his Dirty Jobs career.
  24. 24. Bone Black
    February 9, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mike travels to Michigan where he gets downright filthy working at a bone black plant. Then he meets with twin sisters who are big fans of the show to discuss the top five dirtiest jobs Mike has ever done.
  25. 25. 200 Jobs Look-Back
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    February 24, 2009
    44min
    TV-PG
    Mike takes a look back at his previous jobs, toughest co-workers and his ongoing encounters with dirt and poo. He also entertains with a look at some of the more memorable and unexpected moments in Dirty Jobs history.
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2009
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