Dirty Jobs - Season 6

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Episode Guide

  • Dirty DNA
    Dirty DNA
    Episode 23
    3/8/11
    4.8
    Mike hangs out with his parents as he revisits past dirty jobs involving family businesses.
  • Termite Researcher
    Episode 22
    3/1/11
    6.3
    Mike hangs out with his longtime fans Marilyn and Carolyn Maedel as they review footage from his visit to a crawfish factory in Louisiana. Also, Mike goes to Georgia to become a termite researcher.
  • Cedar Log Peeler
    Episode 21
    2/22/11
    7.8
    Mike starts the show by cleaning out a boat's fish grinder on the Bering Sea and later debarks and processes wood to be used for a cedar log cabin.
  • Sponge Diver
    Episode 20
    2/16/11
    7.0
    Mike goes under the sea in Tarpon Springs, FL to dive for sponges and then answers some viewer mail by discussing his most difficult job which was pulling out a fence post near an abandoned mine.
  • 2/8/11
    8.5
    Mike goes to the Jelly Belly factory to taste some disgusting jelly bean flavors and also inspires them to make a new jelly bean using his boot smell. Finally, Mike goes to Maine to harvest blueberries to be used for a heated pie bake-off between thin and thick crust pie.
  • Scrapple Maker
    Episode 18
    2/1/11
    6.8
    Mike heads to a large family run business in Delaware to learn how to make a pig delicacy known as scrapple and later becomes a shoe doctor's assistant in San Francisco.
  • Dirty Infrastructure
    1/25/11
    4.4
    Mike goes back to school and takes a look at America's report card on its infrastructure and salutes the workers who help preserve it by looking back at past jobs involving sewers, our nations waterways, our energy grid, waste management, and finally our roads/bridges/railways/airport runways.
  • Hair Fairy
    Episode 16
    1/18/11
    5.9
    Mike goes to great heights to install a metal power pole in Wyoming. Later Mike puts on some pink scrubs and goes to work for the Hair Fairies in San Francisco to learn about how to remove lice from hair. Finally, Dave Barsky on Mike's camera crew might have contracted lice so they decide to shave his head.moreless
  • Rum Distiller
    Episode 15
    1/11/11
    8.8
    Mike visits a distillery where he turns molasses into rum, hauls hoses, scours copper, works with scalding hot liquids, and enjoys quite a few shots of rum and glasses of beer.
  • Asphalt Paver
    Episode 14
    1/4/11
    8.3
    Mike goes through the multi-step process of paving roads in Nebraska and later answers a fan letter asking what his favorite animal is by reflecting on his encounter with a tiger/lion/tiger (tiliger) hybrid in Texas.
  • 12/28/10
    8.5
    Mike answers his first piece of viewer mail by shooting some guns off in Texas and getting some trailers out of the mud. Later, Mike gets amorous and pollinates date palm trees in Palm Springs. Finally, one more piece of viewer mail answered as Mike vents about one of his biggest frustrations, getting an apron on before a dirty job and separating plastic buckets.moreless
  • Dirty Conversations
    Dirty Conversations
    Episode 12
    12/21/10
    7.1
    Lifetime fans of the show Carolyn and Marilyn Maedel join Mike for a look at colorful conversations he's had with a variety of professionals in past dirty jobs.
  • Dirty Holidays
    Dirty Holidays
    Episode 11
    12/14/10
    6.6
    The holidays are celebrated by visiting the ghost of dirty jobs past with turkeys, reindeer, cranberries, and parade floats.
  • 12/7/10
    9.0
    Mike works on a mobile meat-processing truck and visits a dump to learn how to deal with seagulls.
  • Horse Tester
    Episode 9
    11/30/10
    8.5
    Mike visits the Kentucky Equine Research facility where he helps administer blood tests to athletic horses and checks pH levels in fresh dung.
  • Bug Detective
    Episode 8
    11/28/10
    9.0
    Mike visits a forensic entomology lab where he helps inspect pig carcasses for maggots and other insects in order to help detectives determine a time of death for murder victims.
  • Pinsetter Mechanic
    Episode 7
    11/23/10
    8.1
    Mike visits a bowling center in Fremont, Cal. and at the request of a fan turns the spotlight on his cameraman.
  • 11/21/10
    6.6
    Mikes learns how to make yarn from fleece and waxes hair off of his friend at a day spa.
  • 11/16/10
    8.3
    Mike learns how to install a lightning rod on a home in Lucedale, Miss. and asks Barsky questions about lightning.
  • Animal Relocator
    Episode 4
    11/9/10
    8.8
    Mike visits an old-fashioned corn mill in De Kalb, Miss. Also, Mike helps relocate a pair of exotic deer in Wills Point, Texas.
  • 11/2/10
    8.3
    Mike helps the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in battling the sea lamprey population that threatens the fishing industry of the Great Lakes. Also, Mike makes meat gel to feed fish in Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino's shark reef aquarium.
  • Wetland Warrior
    Episode 2
    10/26/10
    9.5
    Mike tries to evade and outsmart a team of bloodhounds while posing as a stand-in fugitive in Texas. Also, Mike takes on non-native, invasive species in the Florida Everglades with poison and an assortment of fire shooting guns.
  • Exotic Nanny
    Episode 1
    10/19/10
    6.9
    Mike visits a Texas ranch that breeds exotic animals like sloths, lemurs, camels, and bearcats.
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