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Season 5

  • S05E01 Animal Relocator

    • November 9, 2010

    Mike visits an old-fashioned corn mill in De Kalb, Miss. Also, Mike helps relocate a pair of exotic deer in Wills Point, Texas.

  • S05E02 Exotic Nanny

    • October 19, 2010

    Mike visits a Texas ranch that breeds exotic animals like sloths, lemurs, camels, and bearcats.

  • S05E03 Wetland Warrior

    • October 26, 2010

    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.

  • S05E04 Pinsetter Mechanic

    • November 23, 2010

    Mike visits a bowling center in Fremont, Cal. and at the request of a fan turns the spotlight on his cameraman.

  • S05E05 Woolen Mill Operator

    • November 21, 2010

    Mikes learns how to make yarn from fleece and waxes hair off of his friend at a day spa.

  • S05E06 Lightning Rod Installer

    • November 16, 2010

    Mike learns how to install a lightning rod on a home in Lucedale, Miss.

  • S05E07 Sea Lamprey Exterminator

    • November 2, 2010

    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.

  • S05E08 Bug Detective

    • November 28, 2010

    Mike visits a forensic entomology lab where he helps inspect pig carcasses for maggots and other insects.

  • S05E09 Horse Tester

    • November 30, 2010
  • S05E10 Custom Meat Processor

    • December 7, 2010
  • S05E11 Date Palm Pollinator

    • December 28, 2010

    Mike answers viewer mail and pollinates date palm trees in Palm Springs.

  • S05E12 Asphalt Paver

    • December 22, 2010

    In Nebraska, Mike Rowe takes a shot at paving roads. Then, in reply to a mailbag question about his favorite animal, he recalls the time he crossed paths with a tiger crossbreed in Texas.

  • S05E13 Rum Distiller

    • January 11, 2011

    Mike visits a distillery, where he turns molasses into rum, hauls hoses, scours copper and works with scalding liquid.

  • S05E14 Hair Fairy

    • January 18, 2011

    Mike installs a metal power pole in Wyoming and later learns about how to remove lice from hair in San Francisco.

  • S05E15 Scrapple Maker

    • February 1, 2011

    Mike learns how to make a pig delicacy known as scrapple and later becomes a shoe doctor's assistant.

  • S05E16 Blueberry Connoisseur

    • February 8, 2011

    Mike visits the Jelly Belly Candy Company to concoct a dirty boot flavored jelly bean based on his own sweaty, grimy, filthy pair of work boots. Then he travels to Maine to harvest blueberries and joins the "Pie Ladies" in a pie bakeoff.

  • S05E17 Sponge Diver

    • February 15, 2011

    Mike heads to Tarpon Springs, Florida to help collect sponges off the sea floor. Then he answers viewer mail and recounts his struggle with a metal fence post at an abandoned mine.