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.

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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.

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The two locations of Antique Archeology (American Pickers) are at 115 1/2 Davenport St, Le Claire, Iowa (the original) and at 1300 Clinton St, Suite 130 Nashville, TN. See more »

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[first lines]
Mike Wolfe: I'm Mike Wolfe.
Frank Fritz: And I'm Frank Fritz.
Mike Wolfe: And we're pickers.
Frank Fritz: We travel the back roads of America looking for rusty gold. We're looking for amazing things buried in people's garages and barns.
Mike Wolfe: What most people see as junk, we see as dollar signs.
Frank Fritz: We'll buy anything we think we can make a buck on.
Mike Wolfe: Each item we pick has a history all its own. And the people we meet? Well, they're a breed all their own. We make a living telling the history of America... one piece at a time.
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Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #19.48 (2011) See more »

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I love the boys and set aside Wednesdays to turn on the TV especially.
10 February 2014 | by (New South Wales, Australia) – See all my reviews

From reading other reviews here, there seems to be a trend to judge the show not on it's merits, but rather because of the History Channel affiliation. We don't have that problem in Australia. This shows on normal free TV, just like all other shows. I hadn't even realised it was a History Channel show.

I should say in advance that I enjoy shows like Bargain Hunt (UK)and I really enjoy American Pickers.

So, to the show. Obviously these are setups. But the people who appear seem to be real people, and Mike and Frank put them at ease as much as possible. The boys are funny, entertaining and the show is educational. It is an interesting look at different parts of America and the real people who live there. Usually all we see here in Oz are the cities, and often it's not a very flattering view.

I don't think of this as "reality TV" - I think of it as a fun way of learning a bit more about America, it's people and it's history.

We don't watch much TV, but I do turn it on for this one.


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