The Best Episodes of Storage Wars
#1 - Winner Winner Chicken Dinner 8.36
Season 2 - Episode 17
Family tensions ping as the buyers head to Ontario, California. Darrell wants to take son Brandon to the next level of auction buying, and he's willing to do it at Jarrod and Brandi's expense. But Jarrod and Brandi are expanding, and nothing - and no one - will get in their way. Meanwhile, Barry takes a chance on a locker that turns out to be anything but chicken feed.
#2 - Make It Rain, Girl 8.30
Season 2 - Episode 22
The buyers invade the quiet town of Simi Valley, CA. Darrell and Brandon smoke the competition. Jarrod and Brandi find some safes, "release the Kraken," and walk away with literally a pirate's booty. Dave Hester again breaks down the competition but in the end it's his heart that is left broken. And Barry Weiss rides in on a vintage motorcycle, but will he drive off into the sunset the big winner... or with an empty backpack?
#3 - Driving Miss Barry 8.24
Season 2 - Episode 16
The buyers head to the wealthy beach neighborhood of Westminster, CA. Darrell brings his bravado and a wad of cash, and leaves with both of them intact. Dave finds classic car parts, Brandi goes rogue with a giant-priced locker, and Jarrod is more than skeptical. Meanwhile, Barry finds an antique medical device and brings another antique to appraise it. But will the doctor be in?
#4 - Scoot-A-Toot, Toot 8.23
Season 2 - Episode 20
The buyers return to Long Beach, CA. Jarrod and Brandi have never done well here, so will their luck change? Darrell Sheets finally gets some exercise in Long Beach, buying for the first time and "wiggling" his way into the black. Barry Weiss laps the rest, finding a very unique kind of race car. And Dave Hester goes all out for a unit that hasn't been opened in 20 years. But when the dust settles will he find hidden treasures, or a big bust?
#5 - Auction Sesame 8.23
Season 2 - Episode 18
The buyers invade the best little city in the USA, Azusa, California. Darrell Sheets sees past the competition, by winning a timeless unit. Jarrod and Brandi continue their journey of quality over quantity, but hope that one item doesn't stain their momentum. And Barry Weiss' buying judgment comes into question, as he starts to wonder himself whether he can pull a rabbit out of his hat...one more time.
#6 - Operation Hobo 8.21
Season 2 - Episode 30
The buyers head to Harbor City, CA. Jarrod and Brandi get back to the business of buying. Dave Hester "Yups" his game as Nabila Haniss tries to bid the circus out of town. Barry Weiss looks like a hobo, and acts like a hobo, but buys like a pro. And Darrell Sheets goes big on the manliest of lockers, but will his unit hit the bullseye...or did Darrell totally blow it?
#7 - Blame It on the Rain 8.20
Season 2 - Episode 31
The Dotson's follow the money to Santa Cruz, CA and the buyers follow the Dotsons...right into a torrential rainstorm. Dave Hester finds some quilts to help keep dry and patch together a profit. Jarrod and Brandi leave just plain soaked. Darrell and Brandon find something that requires getting wet. And Barry unpacks a locker, un-corks a find, but will it get him out of the red?
#8 - Viva La San Francisco 8.19
Season 2 - Episode 32
The buyers stay up north and invade "the city by the bay"... San Francisco, CA. Barry finds an apprentice and an old pair of boxers. Jarrod and Brandi uncover something top secret. Dave Hester's "Yupp Armada" shows up as a show of force. And Darrell "The Gambler" Sheets goes all in, but will he take the pot...or bust?
#9 - Young with the Gun 8.19
Season 1 - Episode 17
In Riverside, Jarrod and Barry are greeted by a mob of eager newbies. With their financial futures at stake, the buyers must choose to fight or befriend the crowd. Barry Weiss buys a "mystery trunk." Jarrod and Brandi battle for a unit filled with household goods and classic signs. And Darrell Sheets finds a box of turn-of-the-century books. If these books are valuable Darrell could make thousands. If they're not, he'll be just another victim of the mob.
#10 - Fu Dog Day Afternoon 8.19
Season 2 - Episode 14
The buyers head to the upscale retirement community of Laguna Hills, California. Dave wins a furniture unit that points him in the direction of Chinatown, Jarrod and Brandi take a trip down memory lane, Darrell finds his rhythm and some 70's sound equipment, and Barry uncovers something vintage and finds out that sometimes art really does imitate life.
#11 - Enemy of the Enemy 8.16
Season 2 - Episode 6
Trouble comes to Mission Hills, California when a mysterious new bidder aims to dominate the competition. Darrell fights for a drum set, Jarrod and Brandi face a three thousand dollar loss, and heavy-bidder Dave Hester is pushed to his limit in a duel with his new nemesis. From light shows to peep shows, could this be the day the Mogul loses his crown?
#12 - Stairway to Hemet 8.16
Season 2 - Episode 19
The buyers roll into the wide open desert in Hemet, California. Barry Weiss tries to kill Dave's "Yups" with kindness. Jarrod and Brandi make their mark on the competition with a tattoo locker. Darrell gets lost, gets irritated but in the end finds his locker zen. And Dave sails away with what he is hoping is one of his biggest paydays ever.
#13 - The Empire Strikes Out 8.15
Season 2 - Episode 21
The buyers head back to Ontario, CA and if people didn't notice Dave Hester before, they won't have any trouble now. Jarrod Schulz reverts to his previous ways, overpaying on some toys that make it hard for him to break even. Darrell Sheets has a brush with "The Man," and Barry Weiss has a brush with his own mortality. From Goddesses to Warlords, Ontario is anything but boring.
#14 - Highland Anxiety 8.15
Season 2 - Episode 33
The buyers head for the high desert in Highland, CA. Darrell buys on a hunch, and finds something that gets him out of the danger zone. Dave Hester never gets his money out of his man bag. Jarrod and Brandi experience some royal pains. And Barry Weiss follows the signs, but will they point to profit?
#15 - Skullduggery 8.14
Season 1 - Episode 18
Tempers flare! The buyers attack! In Yucaipa, California Darrell Sheets crosses the line with a stab at Dave Hester's Newport Consignment Store. Brandi and Jarrod argue over the worth of a bizarre looking horse head. Barry Weiss bids on a locker littered with antique furniture. And Dave Hester makes his strangest discovery ever! But when all is said and done, will Darrell get the better of Dave? Or will the Mogul overcome the Gambler's antics?
#16 - I'm the New Mogul 8.14
Season 2 - Episode 15
The buyers venture into Downtown, Los Angeles, where they find themselves in a new kind of auction, called a vault auction. It's pallets and crates instead of lockers, and Darrell Sheets thinks it's a perfect place for a showdown with Dave Hester. Jarrod and Brandi put all their marbles in some mystery boxes. And Barry Weiss flexes his auction muscles, which leads to memorable trip to Venice Beach.
#17 - Unclaimed Baggage 8.13
Season 2 - Episode 5
The buyers square off in Costa Mesa, California. Dave's estranged brother surfaces and challenges the Mogul over a unit filled with rock memorabilia. Barry uncovers a wooden rendering of a head (and refrains from making tasteless jokes). And Darrell vies with Jarrod for a century-old slide projector. From antiques to bad blood, personal items from the past are about to dictate these buyers' futures.
#18 - Chairman of the Hoard 8.11
Season 1 - Episode 15
Rumors run wild in Orange, California when 6 lockers--owned by one tenant--go up for auction. Dave and Darrell vie for a unit with a 12 grand payday. Barry Weiss stumbles across a vintage magazine. One buyer nearly breaks a hip. And Jarrod is forced to ask Dave Hester for an appraisal. The question remains, who was this previous tenant? An antique dealer? A local business owner? Or perhaps something worse?
#19 - Land of the Loss 8.10
Season 2 - Episode 10
The buyers head back to Santa Ana, California and the reunion is anything but fruitful. Jarrod and Brandi quickly see their profits roll away, Barry becomes an organ donor, Dave proves that sometimes not making a deal is good common sense, and believe it or not, Darrell's hopes for a Santa Ana upside rest in the balance of a coin toss... scout's honor.
#20 - Smoke 'Em if You Find 'Em 8.08
Season 2 - Episode 23
The buyers are back in Dave Hester's backyard of Newport Beach, CA and they have a visitor. A heavy hitter is on the scene with a story of buying one of the most famous units in storage buying history, and she has a long history with Dave to boot. Jarrod and Brandi find some "very interesting" antiques. And Barry pays a visit to the doctor, but will the visit pay off for Barry?
#21 - Tanks for the Memories 8.07
Season 2 - Episode 9
Surf's up when the buyers head to Huntington Beach. Darrell goes fishing for a locker, Barry sets his sights on some antique Militaria, Dave "The Mogul" Hester strangely has trouble just getting in the game, and Jarrod and Brandi eye a jewelry box - but is it worth $2,700?
#22 - Orange You Glad Dan Sold It Again? 8.05
Season 4 - Episode 11
The buyers head to Burbank, CA. A new buyer challenges both Barry and Jarrod, and makes off with a packed locker. Barry finds a trunk, and it gives him a reason to visit his cobbler. And Herb and Mike meet a jerk...but will they crush the competition?
#23 - Gamblers Last Resort 8.05
Season 1 - Episode 11
The buyers go to Las Vegas to attend auctions.
#24 - Hang Em High Desert 8.04
Season 2 - Episode 1
The heat is on as the buyers return to the high desert, and a lot has changed. In this episode, Darrell Sheets finds a macabre oddity, Dave Hester discovers an antique toy, and Barry Weiss asks one of his buddies from Aerosmith (no big deal) for an appraisal. When the smoke clears and the dust settles, who will be left standing as the competition comes full circle?
#25 - Santa Ana Street Fight 8.02
Season 2 - Episode 4
The buyers head to Dave Hester's old stomping grounds in Santa Ana, California. Though the units look trashy, their low rent suggests a secret gold mine filled with goods placed by wise consumers. Jarrod and Brandi find the ultimate guy's unit, Darrell and Dave duke it out for an antique worth three thousand bucks, and Barry is just hoping to find a flashlight for the auctions! From kayaks to golf clubs, the buyers break the bank in this tough town.