Mike Rowe wrangles some water snakes, steps into the shoes of hard working bait and lobster fishermen in Maine, and opens the viewer mail bag which results in some seaweed trimming.
Mike Rowe joins a rowdy construction crew in California and learns the art of concrete stamping, as well as taking care of some penguins and digging for blood worms.
Mike Rowe rolls up his sleeve and gets dirty making giant bells at the McShane Bell Foundry. He also gets down and dirty with the US Army Corps of Engineers as they conduct yearly maintenance on a hurricane barrier that was raised from the ocean's floor.
From gutting mold infested houses to exterminating disease ridden rats and mosquitoes, Mike has got his work cut out for him. He gets dirty helping New Orleans locals restore, rebuild, and revive their city in the aftermath of Katrina.
Mike gets dirty with some fainting goats, breeding exotic insects, while helping remove tree stumps. They are dirty jobs but somebody's got to do them, why not Mike?
Just when Mike thought he had seen it all, he is hired at a cow farm that specializes in making gardening pots out of cow manure. Mike count dead salmon carcasses and opens up the mail bag and answers a viewer's question and gets bitten by a snake.
Mike Joins forces with a master-cooper, or in laymen's terms, a barrel maker. Mike also teams up with some mule loggers.
Mike joins the Bowie BaySox team acting as a groundskeeper. Mike gets wet and dirty helping secure boat moorings. He then joins Watson Water company to dig deep through mud, rock, gravel, sand and water as they drill for heating and water in Tennessee.
Mike helps dig tunnels that are used as underground wine caverns. Then he is off to the airport where he does the dirty jobs behind the scenes.
Mike gets dirty underground packing explosives into a wall of salt and blowing it up in order to break up the salt into small blocks. Mike masters the dirty job of salt mining and gets a new respect for the people who get dirty to get us salt.
Mike gets dirty in Napa Valley as he takes on the dirty job of making wine. Mike then rolls up his sleeves and gets dirty at a Kansas Cattle Ranch where he gets a lesson on how dirty the cattle business can be.
Mike joins forces with two dirty guys from San Diego who have mastered the art of hydro-seeding. Then he rolls up his sleeves and gets dirty on a steam ship ferry that's over 100 years old. Mike delves into the mailbag and answers a viewer's question.
Mike Rowe teams up with an outdoor advertising company in Texas that teaches him the tricks of their very dirty trade.
Mike Rowe travels to Texas and joins forces with a local snake farm that is dedicated to raising some of the biggest and most dangerous snakes in the world. It's a dirty job, and Mike is scared for his life as he moves giant snakes.
Mike steps back in time when he joins Richard Meyers and his sons in the ancient art of tanning leather. At their tannery in New York, Mike rolls up his sleeves and gets dirty turning stiff cowhides into soft suede soles for bowling shoes.
Mike Rowe and the Dirty Jobs crew travels to Michigan to work with the Mackinac Bridge Authority, one of the world's largest suspension bridges. Mike goes to great lengths, and heights, braving 50 mile per hour winds while helping paint the bridge.
Mike Rowe gets dirty as he braves the untamed world of Vomit Island, a place where few have ever been and even fewer would ever want to go. Mike's mission is to help band and count newly hatched Herons on the poo covered island.
Mike Rowe gets dirty as he forages the swamps of Louisiana in search of Alligator eggs, 90,000 of them to be exact. It's a very Dirty Job that's helping to preserve the population of the American alligator.
Mike Rowe goes on a wild goose chase, literally! After traveling to the tundra, Mike joins forces with a team of workers that round up a flock of wild geese with airplanes.
Mike Rowe and the Dirty Jobs crew travel to the Spring Brook Ranch in Kalispell, Montana to join forces with a yak and bison rancher who put him to work in his 150th Dirty Job. It's a celebration of dirt as Mike and the crew go to work.
Mike exposes the fascinating secrets behind the dirty world of special effects. He explores this very strange world as he is transformed into a real life zombie by special effects artist, Toby Sells. Also, Mike gets dirty harvesting kelp.
Mike rolls up his sleeves and gets dirty in order to help create an artificial underwater reef. It's a dirty job that is helping to revitalize fish and coral populations in areas that have been devastated by pollution.
Mike gets dirty at a recycling center in San Francisco that requires its drivers to clean out the backs of their garbage-hauling dump trucks after every shift. Then Mike plays with exotic animals and cleans a cougar-sized kitty litter box.
Mike Rowe gets dirty with a team of airport runway painters, examines dirty diapers for bad smells and then teams up with a group of spray insulation technicians that get dirty to keep our houses warm.
Mike Rowe gets dirty at a famous barbeque joint, joins forces with a big animal veterinarian and finds himself deep in a New Jersey sludge.