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Episode Guide

    • Adella/Teri
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      Just weeks before Adella's estranged husband died he asked their daughter to help her clean up her house one last time. Adella's hoarding ways have cost her a previous house, her marriage and her relationship with her relationship with her children but now the children are choosing to put their previous conflicts with their mother aside to honor their father and to help save their mother's home from being condemned by the city. Teri's husband has become so fed up with his wife's hoarding that he threatens to divorce her if things don't change. The couple have two young children and they are forced to live in a house that is so cluttered that the front door dosen't open fully. Both children suffer from severe asthma and they both share a bed with their parents. The conditions of the house are so severe that clinical psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio feels legally obligated to report the house to Child Protective Services soon after arriving at the house.moreless
    • Vula/Lisa
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      Vula's home is also home to 30 sick cats that have completely taken over the household. They have used the entire house as a litter box and especially in the kitchen which is filled with piles of hoarded food. Now Animal Control and the city attorney has stepped in with an ultimatum; either clean the house or risk being evicted and having the house demolished. Lisa is fifth grade teacher who lost her previous job for bringing her hoarding ways into her classroom and now her current job is now at stake and so is her relationship with her boyfriend of three years. Her mother and her sister help her out during the clean up process and they soon learn that Lisa's hoarding runs much deeper into the family than they expected.moreless
    • Dennis and Nadene/Erin and Malinda
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      A married couple blame each other for their hoarding compulsion. Two sisters whose parents were hoarders try and combat their own hoarding but find the process difficult.
    • June/Doug
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      A mother fights with her daughter and the city over the conditions in her mobile home from her hoarding. A father may lose custody of his children as a result of his hoarding creating an unsafe environment for them.
    • Theresa/Karen
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      Theresa eats food that has gone past its expiry date for safe consumption. Karen is a former lawyer who is struggling to get her hoarding in order.
    • Jake/Shirley
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Jake is just 21 years old but suffers from hoarding and OCD, hoarding garbage all over his house. Jake feels like his life might end soon because it's so bad. Shirley has taken in a lot of stray cats, but now she's lost count of how many she actually has. Now, her home is unfit for animals to live there and she must cooperate with authorities to remove over 75 cats (living and dead) from her home.moreless
    • Andrew/Lydia
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Andrew finds himself a hoarder like his mother and wants to break free from the habit and lead a normal life. Lydia looks to clear her cluttered home so her son can come home from the hospital and recuperate there.
    • Lisa/Bertha
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      Lisa is an active chef,a member of various cooking groups,an expert on historical cooking gadgets and she lives in a million dollar house in a wealthy neighborhood in Washington D.C.; However the years she spent hoarding food has made the kitchen in her house look like a slum. Her daughter's has memories of her cooking with both food that has been either expired or infested with insects reassuring her that "bugs are an extra source of protein". Bertha delivers newspapers for a living and during her paper routes, she often goes through her neighbor's trash in search of "treasures" that she can take home; However she has hoarded so much stuff that her backyard looks like a city dump and the rest of her home is virtually inaccessible. The city has now given Bertha an ultimatum: clean up the mess within 40 days or go to jail.moreless
    • Norman/Linda
      Season 5 - Episode 1

      Norman faces the prospect of losing his home forever unless he can clean it up in thirty days. Linda's hoarding has escalated to the point that her sister has threatened to report her to the local authorities unless she changes her ways.

    • Beverly/Megan
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      Beverly's home is filled to overflowing with her collection of home recordings and other items she has collected. Megan's home is a danger to her and her children due to Megan's hoarding of items.
    • Arline/Carolyn
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      Arline sleeps in his car rather than his home full of hoarded items. Carolyn has hoarded a large amount of items and stolen items are found in her hoard.
    • Mary Lynn/Ingrid
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      Mary Lynn's fourteen year old son Jacob would rather be in foster care than continue to live in his mother's hoarded house. He went as far as to make up a story about his mother beating him just to get Child Protective Services involved and they monitor Mary Lynn's house on a regular basis. Mary Lynn must now work to clean her house or she'll risk losing her son forever. Ingrid has become addicted to buying things off of home shopping channels and now her addiction has literally taken over her household. Unopened boxes fill the home to the point where the house is almost impossible to use. Over the last few years Ingrid has suffered from mysterious health problems and as the clean up process begins the source within all the cluttermoreless
    • Phyllis/Janet
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      Every room in Phyllis's house is packed with dolls. She has so many dolls that many of her bags of dolls almost reach the ceiling and she has taken over a room in her house where she uses doll limbs to create new dolls. However things are now turning for the worst as her son has now threatened to call adult protective services if she can't keep her collection under control. Janet's house is so hoarded that she climbs over mountains of garbage just so she can get to her one recliner where she eats and sleeps. She has lived without heat and running water for years and now she huddles under a layer of seven blankets for warmth. Appalled by her mother's living conditions, one of Janet's nine children is now threatening to have Janet committed for her own safety.moreless
    • Stacey/Roi
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      Stacey's home has forty seven cats and dogs and she needs to clean it up to continue living there. Roi's hoarding is so out of control that he has spent time in jail on two occasions previously.
    • Becky/Clare
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      The fees for storing her collection has driven a hoarder deep into debt. A hoarder's refusal to change her ways has resulted in her being banned from her own home.
    • Jim/Susan
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      Last summer, the police, the fire department, Child Protective Services and City Code Enforcement came to Jim's house and told his family that it was uninhabitable. Decades of hoarding have pushed his siblings and adult children away from him and if doesn't clean up, Jim and his wife will end up homeless and they'll lose custody of their grandchildren. Susan's massive hoard including a collection of over 100 dolls has completely taken over Susan's house; so much so that her and her husband, Bill have left the house and have been living in a hotel room; However, they have depleted all of their accounts including their retirement account and they have run out of money for more hotel stays forcing them to move back into their home. Although Bill is critically ill, the hoard has taken over the house leaving Bill without a bed forcing him sleep on the basement floor and now their daughter has threatened to report them to Adult Protective Services if they don't clean out the house.moreless
    • Dawn/Linda
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Dawn's house is not only cluttered from her hoarding, it is also infested with cockroaches and black widow spiders. The conditions in the house are so bad that the city is threatening her to fine her $1000 a day if she dosen't clean up. To make matters worse her husband has now threatened to divorce her and kick her out of the home before their two teenage daughters are taken away by Child Protective Services. Linda's house is so cluttered that her diabetic husband is unable to get around his house by himself. On days when Linda is at work, her husband is confined to a bedroom upstairs with little access to food and water. If Linda dosen't address her hoarding now, her adult daughter will have her father removed from the home by Adult Protective Services and she'll cut off all contact with her mother.moreless
    • Kathleen/Margree
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Kathleen's hoarding is so bad that her son gave a up a college scholarship because he didn't want to leave his sixteen year old sister alone with her mother. The kitchen dosen't work and the piles of junk are used to support sagging doorways to rooms that be used. Things have gotten so bad that Kathleen's sister Paula has now decieded to use her law degree to petition the courts to have her sixteen year old niece removed from the home if Kathleen dosen't clean up.

      Two years ago Margree married a minister but her home was so cluttered that he couldn't move in. Fed up with her unwillingness to clean up her husband now rents an apartment on his own but now he's giving Margree one last chance to clean up or else he'll divorce her.moreless
    • Tami/George
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Tami needs a bone marrow transplant to give her a chance to survive cancer. However, her home is so cluttered with her hoarding that it must be cleaned up for her to recuperate after the needed operation.

      George's unfinished projects are strewn all over his property and in his home and are putting a strain on his relationships with his family. George faces the prospects of stiff fines and possible jail time unless he can get his property cleaned up.moreless
    • Season Two Follow Up
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      This episode follows up on four hoarders that were seen in past seasons and what has transpired in the interim.
    • Al/Julie
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      Al used to take his three year old son dumpster diving but now Child Protective Services has removed the child from the home. In addition to that Al faces being fined $2,500 a day if he doesn't clean up his home. Julie's hoarded house is so severe that no one had noticed a homeless woman living among the mounds of stuff in the basement. Her husband's years of resent boils over into intense daily arguements and if she doesn't clean up her house, her husband will leave her.moreless
    • Lloyd/Carol
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      Lloyd's home is so filled that he is forced to sleep in one of the many storage trailers he has on his property. He now faces large fines if he can't clean up his property.

      Carol's husband Kelly left her vermin and bug infested home but returned later for the sake of his teenage daughter but if Carol doesn't clean up, Kelly will leave her for good.moreless
    • Laura/Penny
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      A woman with terminal cancer wants to clean her house and leave a good legacy for her children and grandchildren. A mother fears her hoarding may result in her children being taken away from her.
    • Mary/Mary Ann
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      Mary has spent of her inheritance on items for her shop but most of the items never leave her increasingly cluttered home. Mary Ann's hoarding is so out of control that her husband is threatening to divorce her unless she changes her ways.
    • Roy/Loretta
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      Roy is currently facing $20 million in fines due to the massive amounts of vehicles on his property. Aa a successful inventor, Roy is reluctant to part with any of his vehicles as he uses them for material for his inventions. However Roy must now part with his vehicles and other items he has hoarded or else the only way he can pay of his massive fine is to sell his property. Loretta and her husband were robbed at gun point by thieves in their home and most of their posessions were stolen by them. AFter the incident, Loretta and her husband got a fresh start at life again when they moved to a new neighborhood. However the tramua from the incident has caused Loretta to hoard everything that comes into her house. Loretta is now pregnant with her second child and now must try to face her hoarding problem before C.P.S. gets involved.moreless
    • Billy Bob/Jean
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      Billy Bob's home is overflowing with toys and games to the point it is straining relations between him and his family. Jean's home looks perfect on the outside but the interior is filled with hoarded items to the point that Jean and her husband may have their granddaughter that they are raising taken away unless conditions improve.moreless
    • Linda and Todd
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Linda's family has been torn apart by her hoarding. She wants a relationship with her grown children but the refuse to visit her because Linda's house is piled up with belongings. Despite Linda's threat to commit suicide her family has given her an ultimatum to either clean up or her husband Shelton will divorce her and her children will choose not to remain in touch her any longer. 29 year old Todd has been collecting models, kits and several other hobby items ever since her was a kid. His girlfriend of five years Robyn wants to get married and to start a family but she has threatened to leave Todd if doesn't control his behaviors. Todd wants to create a life with her as well but he doesn't know where to beginmoreless
    • Deborah and Jim
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Deborah is a 49 year old mother of two who fears that her hoarding may cause her two children to be taken away. Her husband Ron claims that Deborah's hoarding triggered his depression and alcoholism and Deborah claims that Ron's alcoholism fueled her hoarding. The situation went from bad to worse when Ron attempted suicide seven years ago. Now Deborah must either change or risk losing her family. Jim is living a double life. He manages a successful honey business as a bee keeper but at home he lives as a compulsive hoarder. His 37 year old daughter Heather has threatened to call Adult Protective Services on him if he doesn't change for the sake of himself and his eight month old granddaughter.moreless
    • Fuzzie & Fred/Nancy
      Season 6 - Episode 13

      Two former punk rockers have packed their home with a wide range of items they have collected over the years. A worried niece is the only relative willing to help out a relative with hoarding problems.

    • Judi and Gail
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Judi once had to be rescued through her kitchen window and the city has condemned her home. She is now in a rehabilitation facility but is only there for another two weeks. Gail was once a ballerina but has weighed her house down with so much stuff it's structurally unsafe and infested with animals.moreless
    • Debra/Patty
      Season 6 - Episode 1

      A woman has run up a huge credit card debt with clothes purchases that have filled her house to capacity. A woman's collection of cardboard boxes has filled her home to the point she can no longer live there.

    • Michelle/Kim
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Michelle lives in a house where small pathways are the only ways to navigate around the five foot high piles of clutter and her collection of sixty birds. The clutter has gotten so bad that her husband of thirty years has been chased out of the home. Michelle now must face the difficult task of putting her family's needs before her birds in order to clean up so her husband can come back home. Kim is a 34 year pharmaceutical sales rep whose compulsive hoarding is putting her job on the line. Her job requires her to keep records of her various legal drug sales but she can't keep anything organized and can barely find anything in any of her clutter.moreless
    • Betty, Jill, Jake, Bill & Paul
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      An update of some of the individuals who have participated in season one of the show and how their lives have transpired since they were last seen.
    • Glen/Lisa
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      Glen's collection of rats have gotten so out of control that he now lives in a shed. Glen has asked that the rats be removed so he can resume living in his home but insists that the rats are not killed in the process. Lisa's hoarding has filled her father's house completely and her father is threatening to evict her unless she cleans the house and removes the large number of cats she has as pets.moreless
    • Randy/Vicki
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      Randy hoards boardwalk memorabilia to the point it is now overwhelming. Vicki's collecting has grown to the point that it may cost her everything she holds dear.
    • Ron/Carol
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      Rooms in Ron's home are inaccessible due to his constant hoarding. Carol lives in a truck in front of her home, which is condemned due to her hoarding of items.
    • Robin/Ken
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Robin's home is so full of garbage that people in the street can smell the stench. With the city condemning the property and threatening to tear it down at their expense, Robin and her father must clean up their house to save it. Ken faces going to jail for six months unless he can clean up the old food and get rid of the piles of trash that are homes to vermin according to the neighbors.moreless
    • Linda/Steven
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Linda's husband could no longer stand the compulsive hoarding that filled the house they owned together. However, Linda must now sell her home as part of the settlement and it is sure to be an elaborate and anxiety-provoking process. Steven is at risk of eviction with a very poorly kept government-run housing. He may end up homeless again if he cannot clean up his house.moreless
    • Jennifer and Ron/Jill
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Both Jennifer and Ron, parents of three children, are hoarders, with their home quickly filling up with mementos of past infancies. It's so bad that Jennifer fears child services will be called. Jill owns two freezers and four refrigerators, yet it still doesn't seem to be enough, because they are packed full. Jill fears her landlord will evict her soon because she has lost her job.moreless
    • Andrew/Shania
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      In a neighborhood full of houses worth millions of dollars, Andrew's house is an eyesore. The inside and outside of his house is completely filled, he's living without running water and he even has allowed a homeless man to create a makeshift shelter in his front yard. His brother has now given him an ultimatum, clean up or else he'll report the house to Adult Protective Services and have him and his belongings removed from the home without his consent. Shania is only fourteen years old and she is already a hoarder. She has three rooms full of broken toys and old clothes that she refuses to part with. Shania is not entirely to blame for her behavior though. She mostly learned her hoarding behavior from her parents Belinda and Kevin who a both hoarders. Fed up with the current situation, Belinda has threatened to leave the house if the entire family doesn't address their hoarding.moreless
    • Gordon & Gaye/Sir Patrick
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Gordon & Gaye along with their two grown children have been given 72 hours to vacate their house. Gordon and Gaye now must work together with their children to clean up a lifetime of hoarding or the risk losing both their house and their pets. Sir Patrick hoards stuff which he thinks are his treasures and fondly refers to them as "Camelot". The items he collects include: goblets, dolls, oriental inlay screens, fountains and artwork but his collections have put him so far in debt that his church now pays for his electricity bills and now in order to avoid bankruptcy he must sell some of his treasures.moreless
    • Kerrylea / Lauren
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Kerrylea and her husband Geoff have 2 houses, the first of which they have completely filled! The felt the best thing to do was to buy another home. But, now in order to sell one home, they need to empty it. Lauren's hoarding forces her boyfriend to sleep in the living room. If she cannot begin to deal with her hoarding problem, Will plans to leave her.moreless
    • Tara/Betty
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Tara's landlord already plans to evict her if she can't manage her countless collections. At Betty's house, her husband who is ill lives in decrepid conditions and he was moved out of the house. Betty needs to desperately clean up her house and her yard in order to live there again.moreless
    • Patty/Bill
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      While the outside of Patty and David's home seems perfect, inside it is completely filled with unnecessary belongings. The hoarding is so severe that Patty's children have already been removed by child services. Bill's hoarding has haunted Lorelei for 25 years. Lorelei has even hurt herself tripping over Bill's piles of belongings. She threatens to leave him if he can't make the house livable.moreless
    • Ruby and Mary
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      A woman is forced to live in her car due to her hoarding and her daughters threaten to call Adult Protective Services. Also: Child Protective Services threaten to remove a woman's two daughters if she doesn't clean up her Napa Valley home.
    • Jackie and Richard
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      A woman stuffs her house with $1 million worth of teddy bears, risking her home in the process, and a man gives in to his family's pleas for an emergency cleanup of his home.
    • Carolyn/Jo
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Carolyn's daughter is so unhappy about the cluttered condition of the home that she has been leaving notes for her mother intimating that she is threatening suicide. Carolyn must get her hoarding under control or face a possible tragedy. Jo's pursuit of collecting has resulted in her home filled to overflowing with objects and put a strain on her forty eight year marriage. Unless she can get her hoarding under control, Jo's marriage could come to an abrupt end.moreless
    • Roxann and Barbara
      Season 8 - Episode 2

      Roxann is a single mother who faces losing her child unless she can clean her cluttered home. Barbara is an elderly woman who may lose her home due to her extreme hoarding.

    • Janet and Christina
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Janet's life took a tragic turn for the worse when her husband of 32 years died while waiting for a heart transplant and since then her hoarding has spun out of control. She shops compulsivley and has filled her home with home decorating supplies in hopes of redecorating the house the she and her husband were planning on doing before he died. Christina is a former psychologist who is literally suffocating beneath her things. She is now breathing at about 80% due to chronic asthma and times she has be rendered blue due to exhaustion. She has filled her home with clothes for twelve year old daughter Hanna but even though most of the clothing has been unworn for years, Christina refuses to part with it. She now must clean up before her asthma gets any worsemoreless
    • Paul / Missy and Alex
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Paul who was previously charged for criminal littering and failing to meet three court order deadlines is under orders from a judge to clean up his two acre property which contains seventy junk cars, thousands of pounds of scrap metal and hundreds of old appliances or else face being fined plus additional jail time. Single mother Missy is a hoarder who has a seven year old son named Alex who is learning his mother's negative way of livingmoreless
    • Hanna/Kathy & Gary
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      Hanna's large collection of chickens has forced her out of her home and she and her farm animals face the possibility of freezing to death unless she can get her home decluttered. Kathy and Gary have let thirty rabbits run free in the home they rent and made it unliveable. The homewoner will give them a chance to remain if they can clean up their act.moreless
    • Carrie/James
      Season 5 - Episode 4

      A woman indulges in compulsive shopping to protect herself from what she sees as abusive family members. A man faces a city order to clean up his home and property of the clutter he has accumulated or be evicted.

    • Charles/Alvin
      Season 6 - Episode 3

      Charles' home is cluttered with his unusual collection to the point his friends and family are afraid he could harm himself trying to go around it. Alvin's house is cluttered that he spends the majority of his time in the one room clutter free - his bathroom.

    • Barbara/Richard
      Season 5 - Episode 2

      A woman's hoarding tendencies escalate out of control after the death of her two sons. A man who used to work in a restaurant has a compulsion to buy items in clearance sales and this has resulted in his home becoming almost unlivable.

    • Warren and Jan & Kevin
      Warren and Jan & Kevin
      Season 8 - Episode 5
    • Linda & Kerry
      Season 9 - Episode 4
      A woman's farm is at risk due to a substantial hoard sparked by preparation for an economic crash. Also: a hoard of plants have overrun a man's house and he risks losing his family is can't clean things up.
    • Where Are They Now?
      Season 8 - Episode Special
      Updates on some of the most memorable hoarders featured on the show.
    • Shanna/Lynda
      Season 6 - Episode 4

      Shanna has hoarded bottles of human waste to the point they are reaching the celing in her home. Lynda is hoarding stuff in her home for others to have as she believes she is going to ascend to heaven in a coming Rapture.

    • Diana/Delores
      Season 6 - Episode 12

      A woman is forced to clean up her hoarding cramped home after a neighbor reports her to the authorities. A hone belonging to a former antique dealer has become dangerously overcrowded with items she has collected.

    • Merlene/Jeff
      Season 6 - Episode 11

      A former supermodel has filled her home with items she has found inside dumpsters. A man looks to get help with his tendency to hoard construction supplies.

    • Jan/Bebe
      Season 6 - Episode 10

      A mother grows irate when it is suggested useless items she has accumulated should be thrown out. An upper class woman has taken up hoarding after the murder of her husband.

    • BG & Lee/Chris
      Season 6 - Episode 9

      An expensive Victorian home is filled with hoarded stuff by its residents. A man has filled his home and a number of storage units with useless junk.

    • Joni/Millie
      Season 6 - Episode 5

      Joni's hoarding has gotten so bad that her sons have gone to extreme measures to cope and child services have threatened to remove her granddaughter from her care unless she mends her ways. Millie has gone through previous attempts to reverse her hoarding tendencies but now faces the ultimatum of reversing her ways or her daugher will leave her life for good.

    • Manuel/Carla
      Season 6 - Episode 6

      Manuel had his four children taken away by Child Protection Services and won't get them back until he declutters his home. Carla has hoarded out three different houses and her children try to get her to clean out one so she can resume living a normal life.

    • Susan/Michael
      Season 6 - Episode 7

      Susan has hoarded a wide assortment of electronics to the point it poses a danger to her and her mother. Michael's hoarding tendencies have gotten to the point where he and his dog live in extremely cramped conditions.

    • Terry/Adelle
      Season 6 - Episode 8

      A woman has accumulated a large number of cats and has difficulty letting any of them go. One person's hoarding has gotten so extreme that a bucket is used in the bathroom.

    • Judy
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      In the eighth season premiere, a germaphobe jeopardizes her health in a filthy hoard overridden with mice.
    • David; Nora
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      A three-acre hoard is deemed a "blighted property" by the city and the owner risks losing his home if he doesn't get it cleaned up; a woman hoards to deal with the devastating death of her son and keeps her habit hidden from her sisters.
    • Brian; Coral
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      Series examining cases of compulsive hoarders.
    • Michelle; Mary
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      A recovering alcoholic's sobriety is placed in jeopardy due to his wife's massive doll hoarding; neighbors threaten to report a local house they claim is ground zero for the area's rat population due to the hoard inside.
    • Doris & T'resa
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      A woman is forced to sleep on her patio due to her massive hoard that occupies every room in her house from floor to ceiling; an asthmatic heavy smoker lives in danger of accidentally setting her hoard ablaze, which could lead to a fiery death.
    • Cynthia; Ricky
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      A woman with auto immune disease lives in a hoard that could make her illness deadly; a hoarder sleeps in a house packed with paper and other flammables that are one spark away from an inferno.
    • Ruthann
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      A woman's hoarding destroys her family's historic house that was supposed to be turned into a bed-and-breakfast.
    • Michelle & Yama
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      A 22-year-old woman hoards to preserve the memory of her late mother; a mom risks losing her sons to child protective services, due to her obsessive shopping that has put her home in catastrophic condition.
    • Hoarders: Live
      Hoarders: Live
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      Obsessive hoarders are profiled. In the opener, an intervention is staged for a Massachusetts family; and a hoarder faces jail time if he doesn't pass a city inspection.
    • Joyce & Kimberly
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      A man threatens to end his 38-year marriage if his wife doesn't stop hoarding; a woman faces eviction if she doesn't address her hoard.
    • Doug/Ruth
      Season 6 - Episode 2

      A man who deals with severe brain trauma looks to get help with his hoarding tendencies. A woman refuses to part with any of her belongings, no matter what the consequences are.

    • Constance/Jeri Jo
      Season 5 - Episode 11

      A woman hoards food to the point that her property is in danger of being overrun by chicken and rotten eggs. The wife of a convicted murderer claims that loneliness has driven to become a hoarder.

    • Anna/Clare and Vance
      Season 5 - Episode 10

      A woman discovers that her mother has been living a secret life of hoarding. A home belonging to a couple looks to contain book copies numbering in the hundreds of thousands due to their hoarding tendencies.

    • Verna/Joanne
      Season 5 - Episode 9

      Officials at a hospital where a woman is undergoing treatment for diabetes refuse to discharge her until her home is cleaned up to a satisfactory state. A woman's house has deteriorated to the point that it threatens her young grandson.

    • Dee/Jan
      Season 5 - Episode 8

      A woman uses a large settlement in a court decision to fuel her obsessive hoarding. A woman is so withdrawn that she refuses to bathe or remove garbage from her home.

    • Laura
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      A woman's hoarding takes over so much of her home that her partner resorts to sleeping in the garage and her teenage daughter is forced to share a bed with her mom. If she doesn't clean up, her partner threatens to sue for full custody of their daughter.
    • Kathy & Elmira
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      A woman faces financial ruin after hoarding out her triplex and dance studio. Also: a woman's home is on the cusp of being condemned, forcing her family to intervene.
    • Sybil & Ron
      Sybil & Ron
      Season 8 - Episode 11
    • Celia & Nathan
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      A woman is in danger is losing her home due to hoarding shoplifted items and an illegal hoard of dogs and a man uses hoarding to cope with a lack of family support after he came out as gay.
    • Maggie & Ann
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      A woman's family intervene and remove her and her granddaughter from their home due to her shopping addiction and a former spa owner risks losing her partner over a hoard.
    • Sandy & Len
      Sandy & Len
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      Discover more stories of people who obsessively hoard to the point that collecting unnecessary items overwhelms their families and their lives.
    • Ellen & Gloria
      Season 8 - Episode 9
    • Peggy & Ed and Connie
      Season 8 - Episode 8
    • Dorothy and David & Doris
      Season 8 - Episode 6
    • Dick & Karen
      Season 8 - Episode 7
    • Where Are They Now?
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      Updates on five hoaders from previous seasons, featuring a man who lost custody of his son; a food hoader; a man facing eviction; a couple who fills their house with thousands of books; and a woman forced to sleep in her attic.
    • Sandi & Vivian
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      A woman teeters on bankruptcy due to gift hoarding and a grandmother risks losing custody of her grandsons.
    • Leza & Linda
      Season 9 - Episode 3
      A woman's home is red tagged as uninhabitable and she has to clean it up before an imposed deadline or risk losing her property. Also: unsanitary conditions prevent a woman from taking her husband home following a heart transplant.
    • Shannon & Ray
      Shannon & Ray
      Season 9 - Episode 5
    • Shannon & Ray
      Shannon & Ray
      Season 9 - Episode 5
    • Shannon & Ray
      Shannon & Ray
      Season 9 - Episode 5
    • Lonnie and Linda
      A neurosurgeon faces bankruptcy if he can't auction off items to pay debts and a woman faces unlivable conditions in her home due to an abundance of sotrage units.
    • Stanks and Anne
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      A family face losing their home if they can't bring it up to code and a man's health is at risk due to his wife's hoarding of Christmas decor.
    • Season Three Follow-up
      Season 4 - Episode 11

      In this episode, some of the more memorable individuals from the third seson are revisited and viewers see what has transpired in the interim.

    • Kevin/Mary
      Season 4 - Episode 12

      Kevin is the youngest son of a renowned political strategist and a movie star who both have stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Growing up, he lived in mansion and had aseemingly perfect life, but now he has hit rock bottom and his apartment is sojammed full ofstuff,the only way into his apartmentis through awindow on the fire escap andnow sleeps on a bench in front of the apartment building. His neighbors and his brother have now had enough and now Kevin must clean his apartment or face eviction.

      Mary is so obsessed with the Victorian age that she has filled her house with Victorian era decorations and furniture to the point where her house is now crumbling around her. Her children have now refused to help her or let her live in any of their houses leaving Mary to either clean up her house in order to save her relationship with her family.

    • John/Vivian
      Season 4 - Episode 13

      Despite being a former corrections officer, John faces multiple animal cruelty charges for hoarding more than thirty cats. They hide in the walls and ceiling and almost all of the surfaces in the house are covered in cat urine and feces; the remaining rooms in the house are all jammed full of the belongings of him and his deceased motherwhich he refuses to part with.

      Vivian's hoarding has literally pushed her husband Slyvester out of the house. Slyvester runs a business in Detroit but he often visits his wife as soon as possible. But when Slyvester visits, he often stays at hotels and now the regular visits have decreased. Vivian now must either clean out her house or risk losing her husband.

    • Mike/Bonnie
      Season 4 - Episode 17

      Mike's home is so toxic that a virus she contracted in the house caused her kidneys to fail and nearly killed her. Her doctor told her that she shouldn't return to her house until it's cleaned thoroughly, but instead of cleaning she chose to live with her sister. Months have passed and now her sister has become fed up with her hoarding behaviour and she wants Mike to move out; but if Mike dosen't clean up her house, she will be homeless.

      Bonnie is a single mother of two teenage daughters and neither her or her daughter's remember their house ever being clean. Her home is hoarded and is in need of repair but Bonnie fears that if she allows anyone in her house, CPS will get involved. Her two daughters have become tired of washing dishes in the bathtub and the constant arguments they have with their mother. Bonnie must now clean up in order to salvage her relationship with her daughters

    • Judy/Jerry
      Season 4 - Episode 14

      Judy has hoarded out her home and she's using a recent cancer surgery as an excuse to stay with her friend Linda. What started out as Judy staying with Linda for a few weeks turned into ten months of a nightmare of Judy bringing her hoarding ways into Linda's home. Linda and her family have now had enough and are willing to kick Judy out of the house, regardless of whether or not she has cancer; but until Judy cleans up her house, she will be homeless.

      Jerry used to live in a house worth a half a million dollars in wealthy neighborhood. He lived there with his kids until his hoarding got so bad that his kids moved out of the house to live with their grandparents. Recently the house went up in flames after a recent arson attack; in addition to the burnt out shell of Jerry's home, a giant junkyard surrounds it. It has become a huge eyesore and nusiance in the community and it will be seized by the city if Jerry doesn't clean up.

    • Claudie
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      A woman's hoarding threatens to tear apart a very large family unless she changes her ways.
    • Tra and Jill
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      A fireman's job is threatened by his addictive hoarding. A mother's hoarding is making life very difficult for her son who has severe asthma.
    • Augustine
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Her son, Jason, has already been removed from her home. Augustine was never able to actually have him return to the house. Augustine now lives without water, gas, heat, or appliances and the courts have become involved forcing her to clean up.
    • Chris and Dale
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      To ease the pain from the loss of her son, Chris starts hoarding, but her obsession may end with losing custody of her daughters. Dale's apartment is filled with objects he wishes to use for future art projects, but he might be evicted from his city-subsidized dwelling if he cannot meet deadlines for cleaning up the property.moreless
    • Bob and Richard
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Bob and Betsy's house is filled with old furniture, clothes and toys. Their hoarding is so severe that them and their four kids now sleep outside in their yard in a tent because the house has become infested with fleas and bedbugs. However the weather conditions outside are becoming colder and more severe and they live in fear of the authorities getting involved and losing custody of their kids. Richard has spent years of life hoarding items for his "collections". He has some many items that he keeps alot of them in two garages. However his hoarding has cost him his marriage and it has now landed him in debt. He now must clean up his act and sell some of the items he has been holding onto in order to pay off his debt.
    • Julie and Shannon
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      A series of tragic events left Julie hoarding so extremely she lost custody of her son to her ex-husband. Now she risks losing two other children. Shannon lives in her house with four children and a husband. But their house is filled with garbage and infested with mice. The living conditions are horrid and Animal Control has already removed 20 cats. Now, police are arriving to remove the kids as well.moreless
    • Gail and Warren
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Gail's house is literally falling apart. She is living without heat, the walls in her house are cracking, the ceiling is leaking and the floor boards are bowing. She has to make repairs but she needs to clean out her house in order to do so. Complicating the issue is that Gail is scheduled to have major surgery in two weeks and unless she cleans up she will have no where to go to recover from her surgery. Warren is a self-employed heating and refridgeration specialist who ends up taking his work home with him. Old refridgerators, tools and supplies clutter his house creating an unsafe environment for his three year old son Josh and his wife Leanne worries about her son's development. She has now given Warren an ultimatum to either clean up or move out.moreless
    • Eileen/Judy
      Season 4 - Episode 15

      Ronald is a fire fighter who is legally mandated to report hoarded houses. However the hoarder is his wife Eileen and the house is his own. Eileen has not only destroyed her 3,200 square foot home with her hoard, she has also destroyed her relationships with her husband and her six sons. Now Eileen's oldest son Steven has threatened to turn Eileen in to the health department if the living conditions don't improve for her and Steven's younger brothers.

      Judy has spent almost all of her one million dollar inheritance on her hoard. In addition to her hoard she has lost $30,000 worth of cheques in the hoard. The floor to ceiling hoard not only occupies the house, but storage units and trailer. Judy now needs to get her compulsions under control and clean up her house to find her cheques or else she and her husband will go broke.

    • Wilma/Nora
      Season 4 - Episode 16

      Wilma's hoard is so bad that the city has deemed her home uninhabitable. Regardless she is illegaly living in her house and if she doesn't clean up her property, it will be condenmed. But she refuses to take responsibilty for her actions and during a heated clean up she refuses to part with her belongings but she has no problem severing ties with her three grown children.

      Nora's house is filled with row after row of containers. The line up the entire house and small crevices are the only way Nora gets around her house. They are filled with shopping finds including books, scrapbooking supplies, teaching materials, fabric and children's items intended for her grandchildren. But her compulsive shopping has maxed out an entire equity line of credit and has exhausted her fixed income. Nora must now learn how to manage her compulsions or else she'll lose her house.

    • Kathleen/Scott
      Season 5 - Episode 7

      A woman turns to hoarding after the accidental death of her husband. A man is so focused on always buying items at auction that he occasionally buys his own items at an auction.

    • Mary/Annie
      Season 5 - Episode 3

      A woman is obsessed with collecting and caring for cats to the point that her home is unlivable. A woman cleans homes for a living but her own residence is a disaser area due to her hoarding tendencies.

    • Joanne/Kristy
      Season 5 - Episode 5

      A woman develops a serious disorder as a result of her mother's hoarding habit. A woman's excessive shopping is a contributing cause to her losing her two children.

    • Barbara G./Fred And Mary
      Season 5 - Episode 6

      A woman who lives in a high end end neighborhood spends her days going through garbage bins and hoarding what she finds. A couple is warned by local authorities that they must clean up their filthy home or face seious consequences.

    • Sandra
      Season 9 - Episode 6
      A mansion goes to foreclosure due to a severe hoard from a former interior designer, but problems arise when she refuses to leave her home even though the bank has sold it to a new couple.