While hunting for collectables in Central Iowa, Mike and Frank meet 88-year-old WWII veteran Leland and buy the Japanese sword he brought back from the war. Mike takes a chance on an old saddle and ends up with a big surprise.
Flying solo in Northern Iowa, Mike comes across the Goat Man and combs through his amazing, hidden-away property of junk-filled fields and buses. An Illinois couple's home proves to be a collector's paradise.
Mike and Frank spot a White Castle burger joint on an Ohio farmer's front lawn and discover his extraordinary collection of vintage buildings and vehicles. A promising Iowa home reportedly packed with antiques yields everything but.
Mike and Frank stumble upon a potential mega-pick in Northeast Iowa, but will it yield any treasures? Danielle has a lead on a rare, 15-gallon antique gas pump. The guys explore an 1879 Illinois opera house that hasn't been touched since the 1930s.
Mike's hurt his back but can't afford time off to recuperate. The guys dive into a 92-year-old Iowa farmer's unbelievable collection but make a huge mistake in the process.
Mike and Frank bet on who is the best picker. The loser gets to wash their filthy van. Working against the clock, the guys try to strike a deal in a savvy seller's jam-packed barn. They meet master picker Ron and tour his 26-room underground lair.
Mike and Frank stumble across an amazing family junkyard in Maryland. Frank offers big money for a 1939 Plymouth coupe but the collector doesn't seem to want to part with it.
Leaving Iowa in the dead of winter, Mike and Frank head south to New Orleans. There they stumble upon a quirky antique dealer with a sprawling collection.
The guys meet up with John, a Mississippi motorcycle collector who has plenty of cool stuff, but his prices are through the roof. While in Alabama, Mike and Frank visit a prolific car hobbyist whose yard looks like a vintage parking lot.
The guys are in the South and running low on cash. They're desperate for a good pick when they find a massive old junkyard and closed-down family flea market. The location is promising but its nostalgic owner is reluctant to part with his treasures.
After a couple of days without a decent pick, Mike and Frank look up a Georgia collector they've heard about. He's got a storage shed that's jam-packed with curios and movie memorabilia from his family's drive-in theater.