In the series opener, Joe and his team hit the ground running. With only ten days left till the next auction, the hunt is on. The team attempts to set straight an Internet rumor that one of the original sharks from the movie Jaws has been on display in a junkyard to attract visitors. Next, an avid collector of Lost in Space memorabilia has traveled to Profiles in History from the East Coast with hopes of adding to his collection. And in Chicago, Joe investigates the claim of a young man who is alleged to have the screen-used carpet bag from the 1960s Disney classic, ...
At the Profiles in History archives, Joe Maddalena's team, Brian Chanes and Jon Mankuta, search for an unknown treasure that might be stored right under their own noses. Joe travels to the Midwest to personally visit the owner of the legendary Wicked Witch of the West's hat from The Wizard of Oz. The pressure is on for Special Events Coordinator Tracey McHall to deliver props from the personal collection of a star of 60's television, Dawn Wells, better known as Mary Anne from Gilligan's Island.
Joe Maddalena rallies his troops as they descend on Comic Con, an annual fan convention held in San Diego. The hunt is on and after a day of rubbing elbows with celebrities, Joe meets Erin Grey, better known as Col. Wilma Deering from the sci-fi classic, Buck Rogers. Later, with the remake of The Green Hornet on the horizon, Joe travels to Chicago to meet with a well-known collector of Bruce Lee memorabilia. And after two items drop out at the last minute, Joe leaps into action to save his upcoming auction.
Joe Maddalena travels to New York City to meet with the owners of the world's most valuable movie poster from the 1931 movie, Frankenstein. Meanwhile back in Los Angeles, Special Events Coordinator Tracey McHall is tasked to authenticate an item from the Syfy series, Stargate SG-1, and Christopher Judge, Teal'c from the series, lends a hand. Later, a collection of original set photography from the 1933 classic King Kong has emerged and the daughter of the photographer turns to Profiles in History to help auction her father's legacy.
Joe Maddalena and his team plan a trip to the English countryside to hunt down several iconic items hidden in the country. First, Brian Chanes, hunts down an old business contact hoping to find some haunted relics to include in the upcoming auction, Harvey Stephens, the child actor who played Damien in one of the most iconic horror movies of all time, The Omen. Later, the team travel off the beaten track and deep in the English countryside to pay a visit to the privately owned leather shop of one of Hollywood's premiere leather makers, Peter Botwright. Peter is the ...
Joe Maddalena and his team gear up for the next auction. They discuss a possible consignor, Paul Mayer, owner of one of the largest animation archives in the world. Back at the office, Tracey McCall continues to hit roadblocks in her hunt for a signature piece for the upcoming auction. Finding a piece of the famed yellow brick road from the Wizard of Oz is at the top of Joe's agenda. The goal is to meet with one of the last surviving principle cast members from the movie, one of the original lollipop kids, Jerry Marin.
Joe, Brian and Tracey head to London and meet with Julie Dawn Cole, the actress who played Veruca Salt in the original Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Meanwhile, Jon is responsible for unearthing one of Joe's lost treasures, the cowardly lion's Courage Badge from the Wizard of Oz. Back in Los Angeles, Joe and Jon meet with a collector who owns original Bob Kane artwork from the Batman comic as well as a prop from Jurassic Park.
Joe Maddalena and his team host a Hollywood appraisal fair, and also hit up a convention and attempt to consign some valuable comic books. They hit the jackpot and score some Sleeping Beauty concept art. Meanwhile, Tracey is after items from the classic TV series, The Munsters and lands a meeting for Joe with Helen Darras, a friend of Butch Patrick, the actor who played Eddie Munster. Later, a special package is delivered to the Profiles in History office containing two infamous and valuable comic books: Superman #1 and the Green Hornet.
Joe Maddalena goes to the Legacy Effects Studios to meet with Matt Winston and Erich Litoff, the son and son-in-law of Stan Winston, to help them identify and appraise some of their father's pieces. They dig through hundreds of Winston artifacts, and marvel at the Incredible Hulk statue, the T-600 Endoskeleton, as well as concept art from Edward Scissorhands and Predator.
Joe Maddalena meets with his team to discuss the next auction catalog. Brian has leads on Jerry Lewis's costume from The Nutty Professor and the 9-foot-tall Lawgiver statue from Planet of the Apes. And Joe Moe, the caretaker of the late sci-fi and horror icon Forrest J. Ackerman, has some items from Ackerman's collection that he might be willing to consign. Later, Joe and Tracey meet Stargate SG-1 actor Christopher Judge at a production warehouse to look at the treasure trove of costumes and props from the show.
Joe and Jon travel to New York City to meet with collector Peter Lutrario, who shows them two of his cherished pieces, the original Rudolph and Santa Claus puppets from the classic Christmas special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Brian and Tracey meet with actor Eddie McClintock, who plays Secret Service agent Peter Lattimer on Syfy's Warehouse 13. Eddie is willing to consign his Tesla guns from the series, but wants the money raised at auction to be donated to charity. Later, Brian meets with Colin Ferguson, who plays Sheriff Jack Carter on Syfy's Eureka, to ...
Wizard of Oz super-fan Joe is on a quest for his personal holy grail, the greatest movie artifact of all time, Dorothy's Ruby Slippers of Oz, brazenly stolen from a smashed museum display case. Meanwhile, Joe's staff are beating the bushes to turn up items from the blockbuster franchise Back to the Future for the fast approaching auction to raise funds for Michael J. Fox's foundation, Team Fox, to cure Parkinson's disease. Tracy scores a meeting with the creator of Back to the Future, Bob Gale, to generate donations for the Team Fox cause.