User:CrowzRSA/Sandbox/Sandbox 2/American Pickers (season 1)

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# Title Original air date
1 "Big Bear" 18 January 2010
Mike and Frank try to acquire a vintage carnival ride from a reluctant seller named Bear; 12-foot advertising sign of the iconic Philip Morris bellhop; World War II Japanese samurai sword (which they get appraised at the Rock Island Auction Company); old saddle; in Northeast Iowa: signs (U.S. Royal, Skelly Oil Company), bicycle seat, Defiance[disambiguation needed], rare Harley-Davidson bicycle crank, bicycle, and a Vespa scooter frame.
2 "Super Scooter" 25 January 2010
In Northeast Iowa, Mike meets the "Goat Man", whose collection of buses is buried under weeds but he finds a motorcycle windshield full of advertisements decals and camping permits from all over the United States, kitchen containers, and an Indian motorcycle sidecar frame. In Illinois, Mike and Frank use a motorcycle sidecar part found earlier to help close the deal on a rare Vespa Ape scooter and pick up a fan[disambiguation needed], porcelain vacancy neon sign, and J. C. Higgins bicycle. Paul, a collector with lots of Crosley cars, a 1948 Playboy car, a double-wheel steering bicycle, a Crosley Xervac hair-growing machine, and a Goggomobil, finally lets go of two Coca-Cola signs, brackets and hinges, water drinking fountain reservoir, crock pot, jugs, portholes, and a spotlight. A collector with 32 tractors and farming memorabilia yields a two Yamaha trials bikes, Kawasaki motorcycle fuel tank, motorcycle seat, Briggs-Stratton motor, and toy trucks made by Wyandotte and Buddy L. Flo, a lady with an extensive hubcap collection, Nash-Metropolitan car parts with a surgical light, oil cans, Chicago Metal Craft "Headers" car club novelty licence plate, memorial jug,
3 "White Castle on the Farm" 1 February 2010
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. And, the guys hit pay dirt when they visit a sprawling 880,000-square-foot former factory home.
4 "Invisible Pump" 8 February 2010
Circa 1920s "visible" gas pump designed to allow drivers to see the grade of fuel being pumped into their cars; Mike and Frank visit an opera house built in 1879 that has become home to vintage movie posters.
5 "Back Breaker" 15 February 2010
Mike has injured his back but can't afford to take time off to recuperate; the guys make a big mistake while exploring a 92-year-old Iowa farmer's collection; the guys counsel a prolific collector from Ohio who is reluctant to part with a 1948 Rock-Ola jukebox.
6 "Mole Man" 1 March 2010
Mike and Frank bet on who's the best picker while on the road in Pennsylvania, with the loser having to clean their smelly and filthy van; the guys meet "Mole Man" Ron, a picker with a mostly hand-built, 26-room underground lair.
7 "Frank's Gamble" 8 March 2010
After the guys discover a basement full of vintage cars, Frank makes a big offer for a 1939 Plymouth; the guys find a mother lode of rare bikes and motorbikes in New Hampshire.
8 "5 Acres of Junk" 15 March 2010
Mike and Frank travel to New Orleans and encounter a quirky antiques dealer with a sprawling collection; a relic hunter's collection includes fossils; rare visible-gas pumps; automotive graveyard with more than 2,000 motorbikes.
9 "Know When to Fold" 29 March 2010
The guys are running low on cash and desperate for a good pick in the South; a nostalgic owner is reluctant to part with his treasures but lets go a bunch of pottery; collection of rare automobiles where Mike picks up a Whiz Auto Parts sign; famous cartoonist Harold Gray's sketchbook; pottery collection found in Atlanta.
10 "Bigfoot in Alabama" 29 March 2010
While picking their way through the South, the guys meet up with John, a Mississippi motorcycle collector who has plenty of cool stuff, but his prices are through the roof. Then Mike spots a rare 1969 Kawasaki muscle bike, but can he wrestle it out of the mud? While in Alabama, Mike and Frank visit a prolific car hobbyist whose yard looks like a vintage parking lot. After driving down Poorhouse Road, they scour the bizarre collection at the Alabama Museum of Wonder where everything--including a gigantic head from a Piggly Wiggly mascot--is for sale. And finally, the guys catch a lucky break at a Birmingham vintage scooter shop.
11 "Fill'er Up" 5 April 2010
A collector in Georgia has a shed packed with curios and movie memorabilia from his family's drive-in theater; vehicle collection in Florida; property with tractors, signs (Hood Rubber Company, Citizens Oil Company), and an outbuilding full of treasures (propeller).
12 "Leland's Cafe" 5 April 2010
Mike finds two rare bicycles (one is a turn-of-the-century wood rim bicycle and the other, an even rarer 1880s high-wheeler) after Danielle gets a sketchy lead about a collection owned by a reluctant seller; Mike and Frank come bearing a gift when they pay another visit to Leland.