Mike Rowe gets dirty in St. Louis as he works with a river barge demolition team and then melts down the scrap steel into molten metal.
In this special Dirty Jobs episode, Mike travels to the great state of Alaska for an epic adventure aboard a fish processing ship. He gains a new appreciation for the men and women who get dirty to put fresh fish on our dinner table.
Mike Rowe heads to the site of a future California neighborhood where he learns that there's more to erosion control than one might think. Then Mike gets a bird's eye view of Palm Springs as he helps maintain and repair the tram 8,500 feet above the city
Mike Rowe gets dirty in Alaska as he helps protect the environment by cleaning up an oil spill and then travels to Minnesota where he works to pull a car out of a lake that has fallen through the ice.
In this special episode of Dirty Jobs Mike heads to the edge of the Arctic Circle, on the northeast side of Canada's Baffin Island in search of one of the most mysterious sharks known to man : the Greenland shark.
Mike teams up with the boys from Bartos Bait & Fish to catch leeches that will later be sold for fish bait. Then it's off to the Green Tripe factory in Hollister, CA where Mike helps make BARF (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) for dogs.
Mike visits a Chicken Farm to see how eggs make it to the store. There, he finds out that 1.4 million chickens equal a lot of poo, which he gets the chance to clean. Later, Mike learns how dirty dirt becomes clean dirt as he sterilizes soil in Oklahoma.
Mike travels to Yakama, Washington to harvest hops, the main ingredient in beer. From there Mike goes to the Hudson Valley where he turns animal hides in to paper.
Mike travels to Congress, Arizona, to try his hand at moving a giant cactus before a storm comes in. Then Mike heads to Idaho where he visits a special kind of farm, one that raises maggots.
Mike travels to the middle of Connecticut to clean out a lake, then drops by a gourd farm in Pennsylvania and transforms gourds into a variety of products.
Mike travels to Ohio to check on the Common Tern population and then he finds himself in Northern California plugging an abandoned mineshaft.