The BEST Episodes of American Pickers
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
Mike and Frank are pickers that travel the country and literally would go anywhere just for the prospects of finding antique gold. With the assistance of Danielle they often find themselves in a comedic pickle.
#1 - Desert Gold Rush
Season 2020 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
It's a banner day in Arizona with back-to-back picks featuring a late artist's one-of-a-kind collection and a jaw-dropping stash of vintage hi-fi.
#2 - Double Barn Bonanza
Season 2019 - Episode 28 - Aired Nov 11, 2019
In rural New York, the guys dive into back-to-back epic picks where the incredible collections tell the story of America.
#3 - Midwest Mayhem
Season 2020 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 27, 2020
A supersize Chicago machine shop leaves the boys breathless while Danielle and Robbie search for curios at an Odd Fellows Home-turned-winery.
#4 - Zephyrville
Season 2020 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 27, 2020
In Florida, Mike meets a gun-slinging cowboy who reels him in with tales from the golden age of Hollywood westerns.
#5 - Dani's Picker-versary
Season 2020 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 20, 2020
Danielle's 10th anniversary with Antique Archaeology becomes a surprise party for Mike when she turns the milestone into a major league event complete with a Hollywood ending.
#6 - Pickin' Safari
Season 2020 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
Teeming with taxidermy, Ron's Illinois home is like Pet Sematary meets the Natural History Museum.
#7 - Racy Relics
Season 2021 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 5, 2021
Mike and Jersey John fall hard for a grand South Carolina home while Danielle scores a few racy relics in Mississippi.
#8 - Everything Must Go
Season 2014 - Episode 29 - Aired Dec 17, 2014
They guys are on the trail of two vintage Harleys in Pennsylvania, but Frank gets more than he bargained for when one bike collector takes a liking to him.
#9 - Aerosmith Van
Season 2019 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 8, 2019
After picking an awesome surf museum in California, Mike and Frank catch up with the Aerosmith van in Vegas. Then drive it down the strip to meet their rock ‘n’ roll idols for the big reveal.
#10 - The Ghost of the West
Season 2020 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 6, 2020
In New Mexico, Mike and Danielle make an epic stagecoach stop and visit a frozen-in-time adobe village complete with ghost stories and a Wild West saloon.
#11 - Rock 'n Go
Season 2021 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 15, 2021
Mike uncovers a stockpile of vintage relics from a time when toys could kill, and Danielle breaks a sweat over a trunk of ultra-rare concert tees worth their weight in gold.
#12 - Fort Knox of Toys
Season 2021 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 14, 2021
The Wolfe brothers go nuts when junkyard Ron opens the doors to his jaw-dropping Fort Knox of high-end toys near Dallas, and Mike hones in on the Holy Grail of VWs in Ohio.
#13 - Return of the Impala
Season 2021 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 28, 2021
Mike and Danielle geek out over a collection of oddball antiques in Ohio while a thrilling joyride in his new vintage Impala leaves Robbie stranded. S
#14 - Radioactive Rust
Season 2021 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 16, 2021
A retired Air Force general reveals the story of his American Dream. Meanwhile Robbie and Danielle are dazzled by the glow of a rare collection of radioactive glass.
#15 - Pick This Way
Season 2019 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 18, 2019
Aerosmith's legendary tour van gets an overhaul just in time for a visit from Rock'n'Roll royalty.
#16 - Like Father, Like Daughter
Season 2015 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 14, 2015
A retired auctioneer and his daughter have haggling in their blood; Mike has eyes for a long-sought 1930s Cord convertible.
#17 - Pinball Mania
Season 2011 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 1, 2011
The guys head to the Lone Star State, hoping to uncover a Texas-size honey hole. Once there, Mike and Frank dig through a huge outbuilding filled with dead coin-operated games (in the dark because the electricity was out). While they make an offer on a few rare gems, the owner struggles to let go of his grandpa's merchandise and all the memories that go with them. He steers the boys to a hangar-sized warehouse down the street where the guys discover the mother-lode of pop culture pinball machines. They end up at John's jaw-dropping collection of rare motorcycles, bikes and even rarer parts. At first the guys go into overdrive, but when they realize nothing is for sale, Mike switches gears and comes up with a plan!
#18 - Let's Be Frank
Season 2014 - Episode 26 - Aired Nov 24, 2014
Frank meets another Frank and they really hit it off, plus the guys uncover some unusual micro-cars in Illinois.
#19 - The Belly Dance
Season 2012 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 5, 2012
Automotive aficionado Dale gets seriously cranked up over Mike's one-of-a-kind belly tank racer. But the negotiations could crash if the classic can't run leaving Mike out thousands of dollars. Freestyling in New Hampshire, Tommy's treasure-packed barn yields some incredible railroad relics. Mario loves his junk but says he's willing to negotiate, and after gambling on a very cool retro smoking toy, bundle-master Frank steps in to save the day for Mike. Bruce's jam-packed property is staggering and though he's reluctant to sell, Mike manages to pull the trigger on a rare folk art rifle.
#20 - The Michigan Madman
Season 2019 - Episode 9 - Aired May 20, 2019
The guys stumble upon two of the fastest motorcycles ever built and they are determined to save them from oblivion.
#21 - Motor Mania
Season 2020 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 10, 2020
When the guys are wowed by an epic Iowa collection of classic cars and motorbikes, Danielle and Robbie hail Milwaukee's king of coin-op.
#22 - Alabama Rolls
Season 2019 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 1, 2019
An Alabama couple has one of the biggest collections the guys have ever come across, including a number of high-octane cars saved from the scrap heap.
#23 - Rocket Man
Season 2014 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 27, 2014
Mike and Frank make a scene when they hit the streets in a one-of-a-kind rocket car.
#24 - Georgia Wonderland
Season 2020 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 20, 2020
While Robbie crosses the Rockies with a legendary car in tow, Mike and Mefford go for a high-speed joyride in a banned badass muscle car without brakes.
#25 - California Gold Mine
Season 2013 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 18, 2013
Freestyling in Los Angeles, Mike and Frank tail a vintage steam car to an auto shop where they uncover an acre of unbelievable junk. Packed with oddball artifacts, the guys stumble upon a salvage yard turned prop shop. Later, the guys meet Cecil, a man who has built himself a rustic little Western town and filled it with amazing stuff.