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American Pickers: Season 5: Episode 27 -- The guys are freestyling in Louisiana when Frank spots an alien spaceship emerging from an Airstream trailer. Later, Mike's honest approach wins over a tough-as-nails negotiator. A local historian owns an abandoned cotton town and all the treasures in it.

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Release Date:
18 January 2010 (USA) See more »
Plot:
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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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 4)
Mike Wolfe ... Himself / ... (163 episodes, 2010-2015)
Frank Fritz ... Himself / ... (163 episodes, 2010-2015)
Danielle Colby-Cushman ... Herself (145 episodes, 2010-2014)
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Series Directed by
Ian Gelfand (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
Keshia Coe (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
Elias Orelup (9 episodes, 2014)
Jerry Carita (4 episodes, 2010)
Guy Fiorita (4 episodes, 2010)
Adam Matalon (4 episodes, 2010)
Catherine Pappas (4 episodes, 2010)
Todd Broder (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Mike Wolfe (1 episode, 2013)

Series Produced by
Tim-Ryan O'Kane .... story producer / lead story producer / ... (59 episodes, 2011-2014)
Mary Swanhaus .... supervising story producer / supervising producer (37 episodes, 2010-2012)
Elias Orelup .... field producer / field story producer / ... (32 episodes, 2013-2014)
Julie Cooper .... supervising producer (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Annie MacKinnon .... field producer (12 episodes, 2010)
Bengt Anderson .... series producer (11 episodes, 2011)
Stephen Tyler Carnathan .... field story producer (9 episodes, 2014)
Krystia Basil .... line producer (8 episodes, 2011)
Steve McGovern .... line producer (8 episodes, 2012-2014)
Ben Epstein .... senior story producer (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
Rachel Mills .... field producer (5 episodes, 2012)
Dan Marcellus .... associate producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Mark Poertner .... executive producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Swanhaus .... series producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Charles Tremayne .... executive producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Elizabeth Wade .... supervising story producer / supervising producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Mike Wolfe .... executive producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Simon Lloyd .... producer (4 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kim Bondi .... producer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Original Music by
Frank Meyer (163 episodes, 2010-2015)
Randy Dzielak (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
Ron Wasserman (17 episodes, 2014-2015)
Mike Plas (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
Matt Chambless (12 episodes, 2010)
Jeff Peters (12 episodes, 2010)
Wellington Lora Jr. (6 episodes, 2010)
Wade Marshall (5 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
John Chiappardi (10 episodes, 2010-2014)
Michael Clevenger (4 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Film Editing by
Trevor Ristow (30 episodes, 2011-2014)
Robert Kew (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tennille Uithof (8 episodes, 2010)
Eduardo Martinez (7 episodes, 2010)
Ryan Neill (7 episodes, 2010)
Brendan Reed (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Nick Damiano (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Anthony Ripoli (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Rob Chandler (2 episodes, 2010)
Julie Bob Lombardi (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Julianne Berg (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Casting by
Jodi Friedman (26 episodes, 2014-2015)
 
Series Production Management
Michael McNally .... production manager (12 episodes, 2010)
Reina Nishida .... production manager (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott Siegel .... assistant director (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Amanda Rosa .... assistant director (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
Annie MacKinnon .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Sound Department
Grant Edmonds .... sound re-recording mixer (60 episodes, 2010-2012)
James Bastable .... sound editor (52 episodes, 2010-2011)
Luciano Dias .... audio supervision / audio supervisor (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan White .... camera operator (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Gorn .... camera operator (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
Autumn Eakin .... camera operator (12 episodes, 2012)
Phil Contursi .... gaffer (3 episodes, 2010)
Tim Spellman .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Casting Department
Jodi Friedman .... senior casting producer / casting producer (49 episodes, 2012-2014)
Cristin Cricco-Powell .... supervising casting producer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jake Bandman .... casting producer (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sunday Mensah .... senior casting producer (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Anthony Rodriguez .... casting associate producer (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Editorial Department
Denise Lee-Hutchinson .... assistant editor / post-production assistant: technical advisor (141 episodes, 2010-2014)
David Gelston .... post-production coordinator (99 episodes, 2011-2014)
Dave Gotwald .... additional editor / assistant editor / ... (72 episodes, 2011-2014)
Kelly Simpson .... junior editor (60 episodes, 2012-2014)
Greg Innes .... on-line editor (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lee Schloss .... assistant editor (16 episodes, 2014)
Adrian Saywell .... colorist / on-line editor (13 episodes, 2010)
Lester Lubuguin .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Music Department
Jingle Punks .... composer: theme music / music by / ... (126 episodes, 2010-2014)
Miles Kennedy .... composer: additional music (108 episodes, 2011-2014)
Alberto Domínguez .... composer: additional music (35 episodes, 2010-2013)
Barak Shpiez .... composer: additional music (34 episodes, 2010-2013)
Jared Gutstadt .... composer: theme music (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
Michael Harrison Walpole .... composer: additional music (24 episodes, 2012-2014)
Adam Arcuragi .... composer: additional music (19 episodes, 2010-2011)
Steve Bauman .... composer: additional music (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Louise Heaney .... composer: additional music (13 episodes, 2010-2013)
Ryan Brady .... composer: additional music (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
Jeff Peters .... composer: additional music (12 episodes, 2010)
Cody Westheimer .... composer: stock music (12 episodes, 2010)
Kyle Wittlin .... composer: additional music (9 episodes, 2010-2013)
Matt Chambless .... composer: additional music (9 episodes, 2010)
Michael John Mollo .... composer: additional music (9 episodes, 2011-2014)
Alex Fouquet .... composer: additional music (8 episodes, 2011-2013)
Nicholas Jonathan Tyler .... composer: additional music (8 episodes, 2012-2014)
Justin Crosby .... composer: additional music (8 episodes, 2013-2015)
Joel Dean .... composer: additional music / composer: incidental music (7 episodes, 2010-2013)
John Turner .... composer: additional music (6 episodes, 2010-2012)
Tim-Ryan O'Kane .... composer: additional music / music supervisor (6 episodes, 2011-2014)
Ran Shir .... composer: additional music (6 episodes, 2013-2015)
Haim Mazar .... composer: stock music (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Barry French .... composer: additional music (4 episodes, 2012)
Pedro Costa .... composer: additional music (4 episodes, 2014-2015)
Tracey and Vance Marino .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 2012)
Jared Forman .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 2013)
David Stone Hamilton .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Jeff Leauby .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
Michael Craig Cohen .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Other crew
Sherri Rufh .... head of production administration (60 episodes, 2010-2012)
Vanessa Aprile .... production assistant (38 episodes, 2010-2011)
Stephen Tyler Carnathan .... production assistant (36 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tara Dean .... legal and business affairs executive (34 episodes, 2013-2014)
Cory Reidenouer .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2014)
Andrew Deiters .... researcher / visual researcher (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
Frank Otero .... production assistant (9 episodes, 2010)
Josh Halpert .... researcher (8 episodes, 2010)
Whitney Engstrom .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Matthew Bernabei .... production accountant (5 episodes, 2012)
Whitney Diehl .... production secretary (5 episodes, 2012)
Patrick Michael Miller .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Anthony Prentice .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Tom Keady .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Dave Ohrt .... picks consultant (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Randi Rosenthal .... office production assistant / production assistant (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Thanks
Pamela Jo Davis .... in memoriam: 1946-2013 (1 episode, 2013)
Bob Trepenier .... in memoriam: 1940-2014 (1 episode, 2014)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (including commercials)
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Singapore:PG13 (season 1) | Singapore:PG (season 2) | USA:TV-PG

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Quotes:
[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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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
I love the boys and set aside Wednesdays to turn on the TV especially., 10 February 2014
Author: Cheryl M Brown from New South Wales, Australia

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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