Mike and crew travel deep into the Australian Outback to strike it rich with a group of crusty opal miners. It's a dirty adventure with dangerous work and extreme temperatures. A fly infestation almost brings production to a halt.
Mike journeys down the Adelaide River to capture one of Australia's most deadliest creatures: the crocodile. After wrestling the wild crocs into the boat, he helps a scientist pump their stomachs and then study their vomit.
Mike Rowe journeys to South Australia to extract deadly, venomous Brown Snakes from people's homes. Catching one of the world's most deadly snakes can only be done effectively with a pillow case cover, a few makeshift tools and his bare hands.
Mike Rowe journeys dangerous roads to Australia's northern coast to work with Aboriginals who have lived off the land for more than 40,000 years. It's a dirty adventure that leaves Mike speechless as he works and hunts with tribal leaders.
This season, Mike Rowe gets dirty down under where he wrangles the world's most venomous snakes, travels deep into the Australian earth in search of coveted opals, and much more.
Mike spends the day working as an onion processor at Gills Onions where he slices, dices and tastes onions before cleaning out the juicing machine and parts of the reactor. Then he visits the San Francisco Fire Department to help build wooden ladders.
Mike travels to North Dakota to help erect a radio communications tower. Then he heads to a Hollywood sound stage to creatively commemorate the milestone of doing a dirty job in each of the 50 states.
Mike travels to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to spend the day working as a medical waste processor.
Mike travels to Mobile, Alabama to work with an old school barber and learn some of the tricks of the hair cutting trade. Then he stops by the Ostrom Road Landfill in northern California to spend the day working as a landfill operator.
Mike travels to Moorhead, Minnesota, to work as a water softener technician. Then he heads to the Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco where he takes on the job of a coin washer.
Mike visits the Chicago Botanic Garden to help with the millennium seed bank project that collects and preserves flora seeds from around the world so life can replant itself in case of a catastrophic event.
Mike travels to Mobile, Alabama to get a behind the scenes look at a Mardi Gras "Folly" float. He spends his day assembling cow bladders that will be used during the parade to drive away evil spirits.
Mike travels to a remote area near Moab, Utah, to take on the job of being a paleontologist.
Mike travels to New Mexico to work as a Fish Squeezer with the Department of Game and Fish. Then he heads to Virginia to practice the ancient art of pet acupuncture on a goat named Lilly.
Mike visits with long-time fans Marilyn and Carolyn Maedel to look at never-before-seen footage at a crawfish factory in Louisiana. Then, he experiences the many hands-on duties that come with being a termite researcher on Sapolo Island in Georgia.
Mike works on a fish processing boat in the Bering Sea and cleans out the fish grinder. Then he heads to the Rapid River Rustic Mill to lend a hand with debarking, peeling and processing wood for a cedar log cabin.
Dirty Jobs in an unflinching yet engaging look at unsung American workers performing unusual - but vital - vocations. Much can be learned as host Mike Rowe introduces the viewers to an assortment of men and women who make their living doing the most unthinkable jobs.
Mike Rowe is back--showing what makes America run, one dirty job at a time. This season, watch Mike spend a day making yarn out of fleece, install lighting rods, run a bowling alley, help breed exotic animals, combat invasive species in the Florida Everglades and much more!