The WORST episodes of Auction Hunters

Every episode of Auction Hunters ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Auction Hunters!

Every day in America, there are over ten thousand abandoned storage units that are put up for public auction. Each unit has the potential to be a goldmine or a bust for those who make their living hunting unclaimed property. This eight half-hour episode series follows two of the best prospectors in the business, Clinton "Ton" Jones and Allen Haff, in their quest to win auctions, acquire treasure and sell it for profit.

Last Updated: 11/5/2023Network: SpikeStatus: Ended
Trading Places
60 votes

#1 - Trading Places

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/2/2013

When an injury sidelines Allen, he stays at the shop while Ton takes Big Sis to the auction and goes rogue, ignoring Allen's advice and making risky purchases that could lose the partners a boatload of cash.

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Off the Deep End
63 votes

#2 - Off the Deep End

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/20/2013

Ton and Allen quarrel over bidding strategy at a rare auction on Catalina Island and must race against the clock to unload a one man submersible that could be worth big money… if they can make it work.

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Big Sis Ducks Out
44 votes

#3 - Big Sis Ducks Out

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/29/2014

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To Pawn or Not To Pawn
49 votes

#4 - To Pawn or Not To Pawn

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 4/5/2014

A face-off with Carolyn in Covina; a special effects unit; deciding the fate of the shop.

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Gangs of New York
107 votes

#5 - Gangs of New York

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/29/2012

Ton and Allen duke it out with a local thrift store gang at a Brooklyn storage auction. The guys discover a classic arcade redemption game and a mid-century water cannon

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Ramped Up
73 votes

#6 - Ramped Up

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/18/2014

Ton and Allen go up against their former assistant, Carolyn, while Ton battles a bad back. The two find an automatic BB gun, and Allen faces a tough decision when negotiations to sell a stunt ramp go south.

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Party Gras
75 votes

#7 - Party Gras

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/13/2014

On a trip to New Orleans, Ton and Allen look to mix business with pleasure. They wage war with some locals at a tough auction, win a Mardi Gras...

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Missouri Loves Company
68 votes

#8 - Missouri Loves Company

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/2014

On a visit to see Ton's sister in Missouri for some rafting and relaxation, the guys hit up a fast-paced live auction.

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Flying Ton, Creeping Allen
58 votes

#9 - Flying Ton, Creeping Allen

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/9/2013

When a group of thugs try to bully Ton and Allen out of a Chinatown auction, the guys fight back, leading to a violent showdown and the discovery of both a rare Bornean blowgun and special effects wire harnesses.

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Betsy's Last Stand
66 votes

#10 - Betsy's Last Stand

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/2014

Ton and Allen head to an auction in hopes of mending their bread truck, Betsy; an industrial grinder and a classic Chevy.

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Hook, Line and Printer
76 votes

#11 - Hook, Line and Printer

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/25/2014

A last-minute auction in Norwalk proves challenging when Ton and Allen go toe-to-toe with a real life cowboy couple. When the dust settles, the guys uncover a 3D printer and a grappling hook gun they can’t wait to shoot.

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Gone in 20 Seconds
89 votes

#12 - Gone in 20 Seconds

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/5/2014

Uncovering a Geiger counter and NASCAR impact wrenches; shocking news from the accountant.

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Rock and Roll
66 votes

#13 - Rock and Roll

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/1/2014

An auction in Whittier gets ugly when a buyer named Big Dave tries to take it all. After some tough losses, the guys win a state of the art food truck and an off-road rock crawler with dangerous consequences.

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Nothing But Net
93 votes

#14 - Nothing But Net

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/15/2014

The guys find a motorcycle and a pair of net guns while facing two old rivals who've joined forces. Meanwhile, the staff clash with some mystery shoppers.

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Once a Pawn a Time
94 votes

#15 - Once a Pawn a Time

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/30/2013

Ton and Allen discover that owning a pawn shop is way more trouble than they expected. With bills stacking up, even an antique ammo collection and some classic football helmets may not be enough to put the guys in the black.

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Disco and Dance
153 votes

#16 - Disco and Dance

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/19/2011

A 1978 pinball machine, a vintage Breathalyzer and an 1898 gambling device are featured.

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Risk & Reward
71 votes

#17 - Risk & Reward

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/2014

Ton & Allen arrive late to an auction. They uncover vintage bear traps and a bounty of street art. If the pieces belong to the artist, RISK, it could be their biggest score ever. If not, they'll be stuck with forged knockoffs.

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Diesel Digs
171 votes

#18 - Diesel Digs

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/2/2011

A 1981 Bobcat 743 Front Loader and a World War I artifact are featured.

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Quadzilla Attacks
91 votes

#19 - Quadzilla Attacks

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/5/2011

An 1880s Palm-Squeezer pistol, a Western Electric telephone from the 1800s and a Quadzilla ATV are examined.

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Fire in the Hole!
118 votes

#20 - Fire in the Hole!

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/17/2011

A detonator box for dynamite, a chest that has secret compartments and jewelry used in smelting are found in units Clinton and Allen win at auction.

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Ice, Ice, Baby
83 votes

#21 - Ice, Ice, Baby

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/22/2012

Ton and Allen have to get aggressive when they encounter a towering opponent with a mountain of cash. The guys uncover a vintage ice resurfacing machine and an Olympic biathalon rifle!

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Blazing Saddles
43 votes

#22 - Blazing Saddles

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/6/2014

Ton and Allen head to a Hollywood auction and face a new competitor with a seemingly endless cash flow. After they uncover a triple barrel shotgun...

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Animal Instincts
147 votes

#23 - Animal Instincts

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/24/2011

An 1897 Winchester pump-action shotgun; big-game taxidermy.

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Louisiana Purchase
44 votes

#24 - Louisiana Purchase

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/20/2014

In Louisiana, Ton and Allen encounter some salty locals at a shipping crate auction, and navigate choppy waters at a boat auction.

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Labor of Love
150 votes

#25 - Labor of Love

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/26/2011

A Ms. Pac-Man arcade machine, a Harley-Davidson engine and an Air Jordan vintage shoe collection are examined.

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