Host Mike Rowe takes a look at different dirty jobs with a hands on approach. The show tackles everything from pigeon feces removal to household clean up after a sewer back up.
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Host Mike Rowe takes a look at different dirty jobs with a hands on approach. The show tackles everything from pigeon feces removal to household clean up after a sewer back up.

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Mike Rowe: You know your ship has come in when you get your name on your own garbage can. And your own shovel.
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We Care A Lot
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by Faith No More
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Absolutely Amazing
9 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best shows on television today, hands down. For sure the best reality show on TV. Mike Rowe explains different jobs which keep America running as a country. Trust me, and Mike for that matter that these are not your everyday office jobs. These jobs are disgusting! But honestly, the filth of the show just adds to the excitement. Mike Rowe will make ANYBODY in ANY circumstance laugh. Then, at the end of it, Rowe usually explains that the show is a tribute to the men and women who get down and dirty every day of their lives just so that we, the general population of America, can live our lives on a day-to-day basis. Just give the show a chance to help Rowe appreciate these men and women, and if you do, I promise, you won't be disappointed.


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