Follows the exploits of Mike Rowe as he performs various dirty and dangerous jobs around the USA.Follows the exploits of Mike Rowe as he performs various dirty and dangerous jobs around the USA.Follows the exploits of Mike Rowe as he performs various dirty and dangerous jobs around the USA.
On the negative side (and it's not really "negative") some of the jobs Mike attends aren't that dirty. They should've named the show, "Jobs The Majority of Us Don't Want to Do" but since most of the jobs are really dirty, "Dirty Jobs" fits the bill quite nicely.
My only really worry is that he'll run of out of jobs to attend. It's really neat to see the people behind these careers and how every little thing works. The chick hatchery was especially interesting and equally funny.
I really hope this show stays on for a good while and can get a following like "Mythbusters". I'll end this review with a comment from another IMDb user who had to defend the host, Mike Rowe, because some others unjustly labeled Mike as "annoying" because Mike brings humor to these jobs instead of blinding acceptance and joy for the work:
User: mrp- Comment: "if he liked the jobs it wouldn't be funny
hes supposed to represent the average person who's watching the show, someone who works at walmart or behind a desk, not walking with (stuff) up to their knees down in the sewer
he makes it funny, hes not an employee hes a TV show host and the workers who teach him the jobs know this and I'm sure they don't get annoyed with him because of this
i wouldn't watch this show if he enjoyed all the dirty jobs "
- Aug 30, 2005