American Pickers

10 Best Episodes of American Pickers - Season 2016

Pickers like Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are on a mission to recycle America, even if it means diving into countless piles of grimy junk or getting chased off a gun-wielding homeowner’s land. Hitting back roads from coast to coast, the two men earn a living by restoring forgotten relics to their former glory, transforming one person’s trash into another’s treasure.

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American Pickers - S2016E15

#15 - No Stoner Left Unturned (Season 2016 - Episode 15)

Mike and Frank meet a man who has had pieces on display in the Smithsonian; the guys encounter a roadblock when it comes to picking a Century Farm because of a power struggle between a man and his daughter.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 188 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E29

#14 - The Greatest Pick on Earth (Season 2016 - Episode 29)


After a mammoth pick on a 25-acre homestead, Mike and Frank comb through the largest collection of sideshow memorabilia they've ever seen.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 190 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E23

#13 - Sgt. Picker's Lonely Hearts Club (Season 2016 - Episode 23)

At an old school drive-in, Mike and Danielle uncover a vintage reel of Beatles' footage that could be the only one of its kind.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 175 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E19

#12 - Picker's Code (Season 2016 - Episode 19)


Mike and Frank get a lead from a fellow picker who may turn out to be a competitor; the guys seek to make a deal with the 'Godfather of Junk'.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 144 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E24

#11 - Bound for Badness (Season 2016 - Episode 24)

Mike and Frank make a killer backroom deal after winding up at the home of a former arms dealer and her Judo-champion husband.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 179 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E28

#10 - Going Down? (Season 2016 - Episode 28)


If the guys can't get a mammoth 1929 Roadster safely down a decaying 100-year old elevator, they will be $20,000 in the hole; Mike uncovers a surprise when he hears hissing coming from beneath an out-of-control collection.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 169 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E27

#9 - High Energy Crisis (Season 2016 - Episode 27)

Mike and Frank have their hands full with a high-strung collector; Danielle lands in New York City for a high-stakes auction of rock 'n' roll memorabilia.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 170 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E2

#8 - On the Road Again (Season 2016 - Episode 2)


Mike takes an epic Route 66 road trip in an antique convertible to bring the car back to the widow of its previous owner. But the 1930s classic may not make it through the 600 mile journey

The episode was rated 7.65 from 271 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E33

#7 - Concrete Jungle (Season 2016 - Episode 33)

Mike and Frank pick New York City for the first time and go back to the future at a sprawling computer store packed with a mind-blowing stockpile of 20th-century technological artifacts.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 175 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E16

#6 - Slim Pickings (Season 2016 - Episode 16)


A visit to Kentucky property with a racetrack revives a rivalry between Mike and Frank; a stop in North Carolina looks like a bust until the guys unearth a one-of-a-kind TV relic.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 164 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E22

#5 - Tough Nut to Crack (Season 2016 - Episode 22)

When Frank goes nuts for a century-old snack icon, he must decide if it’s worth an unprecedented sum of money to take it home. Then, Mike falls hard for a Roaring Twenties roadster.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 167 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E9

#4 - Signs of Struggle (Season 2016 - Episode 9)


Mike struggles to free a massive vintage sign from a tight corner, then the guys strike an impossible deal with the "Sign Boss." Back in Iowa, Danielle joins Frank for a final joyride in a 1956 Chevy.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 202 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E6

#3 - Jersey's Jackpot (Season 2016 - Episode 6)

When the guys do a favor for a friend, what seems like a raw deal becomes a surprising win-win situation. Plus, they get behind a locked door that hasn't been opened in decades.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 228 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E8

#2 - Frank's Birthday (Season 2016 - Episode 8)


Frank celebrates his birthday with a picking bonanza. Plus, the guys make a woman's dream come true by brokering a deal to honor her deceased husband.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 182 votes.

American Pickers - S2016E25

#1 - Twin at All Costs (Season 2016 - Episode 25)

On a family compound in New York, Mike flips for a coin-operated elephant, while a collection of A-list mannequins leaves him speechless.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 178 votes.

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