Air date - Wed 22nd of December 2010
In Nebraska, Mike Rowe takes a shot at paving roads. Then, in reply to a mailbag question about his favorite animal, he recalls the time he crossed paths with a tiger crossbreed in Texas.
Air date - Tue 11th of January 2011
Mike visits a distillery, where he turns molasses into rum, hauls hoses, scours copper and works with scalding liquid.
Air date - Tue 18th of January 2011
Mike installs a metal power pole in Wyoming and later learns about how to remove lice from hair in San Francisco.
Air date - Tue 25th of January 2011
Mike takes a look at America's report card on its infrastructure and also salutes the workers who help preserve it.
Air date - Tue 1st of February 2011
Mike learns how to make a pig delicacy known as scrapple and later becomes a shoe doctor's assistant.
Air date - Tue 8th of February 2011
Mike visits the Jelly Belly Candy Company to concoct a dirty boot flavored jelly bean based on his own sweaty, grimy, filthy pair of work boots. Then he travels to Maine to harvest blueberries and joins the "Pie Ladies" in a pie bakeoff.
Air date - Tue 15th of February 2011
Mike heads to Tarpon Springs, Florida to help collect sponges off the sea floor. Then he answers viewer mail and recounts his struggle with a metal fence post at an abandoned mine.
Air date - Tue 22nd of February 2011
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.
Air date - Tue 1st of March 2011
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.
Air date - Tue 8th of March 2011
Revisit of jobs related to family with Mike visiting his parents: crab fisherman ("Vexcon"), maggot farmer ("Maggot Farmer"), leech trapping ("Leech Trapper"), candy maker ("Fuel Tank Cleaner"), coffee plantation ("Ostrich Farmer"), worm grunter ("Worm Grunter"), mealworm farm ("Cricket Farmer"), walnut harvester ("Goose Down Plucker"), bell maker ("Bell Maker"), raw meat dog food maker ("Leech Trapper"), goat milk soap maker ("Reef Ball Maker"), sponge diver ("Sponge Diver"), mobile butcher ("Custom Meat Processor")