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