Dirty Jobs - Season 4

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Episode Guide

  • Sled Dog Breeder
    Episode 21
    4/12/09
    9.2
    Mike once again ventures out to Alaska discovery what it takes to work in this state. This time he heads out to Happy Trails Kennels in Big Lake, Alaska to breed and train sled dogs.
  • Mike's Day Off
    Episode 20
    3/3/09
    7.1
    For one day, Mike's producers Piligian and Eddie Barbini try two dirty jobs themselves while Mike visits the doctor.
  • 200 Jobs Look-Back
    200 Jobs Look-Back
    Episode 19
    2/24/09
    6.8
    Mike reminisces and shows us some of his favorite moments from past shows.
  • Locomotive Builder
    Episode 18
    2/17/09
    7.8
    Mike enjoys his 200th dirty job by restoring locomotives in Boise, Idaho.
  • Spider Pharm
    Episode 17
    2/10/09
    8.4
    Mike makes bird food in Payette, Idaho. Also, Mike milks venomous spiders in Yarnell, Ariz.
  • Diaper Cleaner
    Episode 16
    2/3/09
    8.1
    Mike heads to the desert in Arizona to make olive oil. Finally, Mike cleans dirty cloth diapers in California.
  • Goose Down Plucker
    Episode 15
    1/27/09
    8.8
    Mike visits California, where he harvests walnuts in Meridian and makes goose-down comforters and pillows in Tulelake.
  • Animal Rendering
    Episode 14
    1/20/09
    8.6
    Mike visits the La Brea Tar Pits in California and learns the dirty process it takes for paleontologists to discover fossils. Finally, Mike visits a farm in northern California that takes dead cows that are rendered and recycled.
  • 1/13/09
    8.7
    Mike learns what it takes to bring back endangered 'common terns' in Ohio as well as wrangling Canadian geese with the help of a helicopter. Later, Mike helps seal off an abandoned mine shaft in northern California.
  • Bologna Maker
    Episode 12
    1/6/09
    8.1
    Mike goes to Pennsylvania and learns how to make smoked bologna. Finally, Mike repairs a special toilet in Alaska.
  • Brown Before Green 2
    12/16/08
    4.0
    Mike takes a look back at some of his former coworkers who should be role models for the green movement. Includes: Chinatown Garbage Collector, Airport Maintenance Worker, Cave Cleanup, Barge Demolition, and Heating Oil Tank Removal among others.
  • Gourd Maker
    Episode 10
    12/9/08
    8.3
    Mike heads to Connecticut and helps cleans a lake by removing muck and invasive species of weeds. Finally, Mike goes to Pennsylvania to transform gourds into various gift items.
  • Maggot Farmer
    Episode 9
    12/2/08
    9.0
    Mike visits a maggot farm in Idaho and later helps relocate a giant saguaro cactus in Arizona for a buyer.
  • Vellum Maker
    Episode 8
    11/25/08
    8.1
    Mike harvests hops in Yakima, WA. Later, Mike takes some animal hides and converts them into paper in New York's Hudson Valley.
  • Egg Farm
    Episode 7
    11/18/08
    8.4
    Mike processes polluted dirt into clean soil in Oklahoma and later pays a visit to a chicken-farm and shows us how eggs get to the store.
  • Mannequin Factory
    Episode 6
    11/11/08
    7.9
    Mike demolishes a mobile-home park to make way for a new shopping center and later Mike visits a mannequin factory.
  • Dirty Presidents
    Dirty Presidents
    Episode 5
    11/4/08
    6.9
    Mike Rowe takes a look at some of the dirtiest jobs in America and discovers that many of our former Presidents had dirty jobs themselves. This Dirty Jobs Extravaganza will have you seeing our country's history in a completely new - and dirty - way.
  • Leech Trapper
    Episode 4
    10/28/08
    8.9
    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 BARF (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) for dogs.
  • Sheep Castrator
    Episode 3
    10/21/08
    9.5
    Mike works at an automobile dealership where the job is sawing down a giant concrete wall to make room for a new wash bay, then heads to a sheep farm where he tries his hand at sheep shearing & castrating before getting treated to Rocky Mountain Oysters.
  • Dirty Chip Maker
    Episode 2
    10/14/08
    8.6
    Mike heads to the Dirty Potato Chips factory and learns how potato chips are made and what it takes to keep the chip machines clean and in working order. Then it's off to Rifle, CO where Mike attempts to clean a "monster" in the form of a sewage plant hidden underground.moreless
  • Tar Rigger
    Episode 1
    10/7/08
    9.2
    Mike heads to San Diego to get dirty with the tar rigging crew of the Star of India, the oldest active merchant ship in the world. Then, Mike takes a look back at some of the dirty tools he's used that make civilized life possible for the rest of us.