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.
Mike and Frank find the holy grail of picking in Gordon's cement factory; the guys scour the inventory of a father-and-son picking duo; the guys meet Mary who has inherited a 300-acre property.
Mike and Jersey John visit a prolific Cape Cod collector while Danielle and Robbie uncover amazing American souvenirs and Queen Victoria's silk stockings in Pennsylvania.
Mike and Jersey uncover a massive collection of petroliana in Alabama while Dani and Robbie hit an Arizona property with killer steam engines.
With Frank too sick to go picking, Mike s brother Robbie scrambles to fill in at the last minute for the trip. In Idaho, the guys find a barn-sized man cave filled with an awesome collection of Western Americana including antique spurs that could be worth huge money. In Oregon, with a serious wager on the line, Robbie feels the pressure to out pick Mike and scours for a big-ticket item.
While visiting the `Godfather of petroliana,' Mike falls for a one-of-a-kind vintage motorcycle sign and must resist the urge to overpay for it. In Virginia, the guys meet a Southern gentleman named Ned who keeps his treasures in a creepy cabin in the woods. Back in Iowa, Danielle s unique company car drives her crazy.
On Uncle Butch's ten-acre homestead in Wisconsin, the Wolfe brothers pay big money for some rare nuggets of petroliana but strike out on a jaw-dropping ride with a Hollywood pedigree. Flying solo in Milwaukee, Mike meets the 97-year-old inventor whose life-like automatons tell the story of America's all-time favorite characters.
On their first-ever trip through Arizona, the guys tap into their spirit animals to track down a lifetime picker whose property is packed with killer stuff. A real-deal cowboy with a serious poker face, Fargo's Wild West ranch is like stepping back in time. And, while picking behind a remote strip mall, a bizarre totem pole catches Mike's eye but it's an original Airstream trailer that renders him speechless.
In Illinois, Mike and Frank comb through a mind-blowing historic marina while in Kansas City, Danielle brokers a deal on the mother of all burlesque collections.
Determined to uncover a hidden honey hole, the guys are freestyling on their home turf in Iowa. And to keep himself entertained, prankster Frank has a few practical jokes up his sleeve. After the boys spot a rusty toy museum sign, lifetime collector George opens the doors to his heavenly collection. A former church turned personal showcase, the shelves are overflowing with vintage toys and George is in the mood to sell. The bearded charmer works his magic and the guys soon find themselves picking with a local history buff. As a fire marshal, John empties abandoned houses before burning them down! He's filled several outbuildings with salvaged treasures. Mike spots an item so unusual he's willing to take a huge gamble. In Des Moines, auction-addict Roger has a 3,000-square-foot mega-pick that's jam-packed with treasure that he's finally willing to sell.
The Pickers visit Tom whose amazing collection of architectural salvage includes a vintage theater marquee and rare opera house relics. Later, they spend time at a sprawling South Carolina warehouse where Mike gets in a heated negotiation over a Victorian doll house.
Mike and Frank find an important part for a million-dollar car.
In the heart of beer country, the Wolfe brothers find the motherlode of breweriana, the granddaddy of all pinball machines, and Elvis inside a Milwaukee collector's suburban home. Down the road, Mike and Robbie make a return pilgrimage to an Illinois honey hole to dig through five generations of history in a century-old mansion full of treasure.
Mike finds two rare bicycles 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.
Mike and Frank find a White Castle hamburger building on a farm; the duo discovers a veritable museum full of antiques and collectibles; negotiating for an old soda fountain and a cigarette machine.
In Florida, Mike and Frank visit a hangar-sized barn full of treasures, owned by a couple of junkyard junkies who've been picking since 1948. An awesome circus property turned animal preserve features lions, tigers and bears among circus paraphernalia and a mysterious locked trunk. And while freestyling, the guys come to a screeching halt after spotting a zebra-striped vintage motorbike in a yard. The collection is an Indian's dream. A major score leads to an unlikely reunion at a vintage motorbike museum.
The guys stop in at Sam and Stan's steel yard where they go on a high-speed golf cart tour of massive hangar and outbuildings; the team goes freestyling and comes across an old farm; the guys come across Greg, who claims he's a psychic picker.
In Arkansas, Frank and Danielle pick a former trading post that's packed with awesome Americana. Later, Dr. Smith's family hospital has been shuttered for decades and it's filled with vintage medical curios. And finally, Cotton's roadside home looks like a rad junk shop but he's determined to hold on to every single piece.
Cruising the back roads of South Carolina, the guys stumble on an out-of-the-way property where an atomic-era spaceship clock catches Mike's eye.
To escape the BP oil spill, Tom moved his family and considerable collection to a motel in North Carolina. Each room in stuffed and he's ready to sell so he can renovate. The guys flip for his Indian motorcycle collection and Frank gambles on a pricey samurai artifact. They visit a former Harley Davidson dealership, and they discover a South Carolina spot that leads to Gerald's awesome one-man town. Packed with petroliana, it's a picker's paradise and he's ready to make a deal. And Frank finds out about the Samurai uniform he bought.
In Kansas, the guys pick through a promising farmyard, but are frustrated when they find nothing to buy; a demolition expert ponders selling a rare grave marker and a giant boot; Junior's oilcan collection comes at a high price.
Lifelong picker and yard sale aficionado Lester is known by his neighbors as the ``spooky collector;'' the guys visit a hard-core Illinois collector who says he wants to downsize; the guys pay a return visit to their ``picking mamma,'' Judy.
The guys pick the storage locker of a fellow picker named 2D; Mike and Frank visit a woman who hopes to clear out some of her late father's collection; at a Wisconsin farm the guys get caught up in the weird world of Hippie Tom.
In Pennsylvania, Mike and Frank pick in some unique places including a funeral home and a prosthetic limb factory. They unearth mega collections but all the owners are reluctant to sell. The Pickers eventually run into a reclusive man named Aldo who grants them access to his mind-blowing stockpile of brand new vintage toys.