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The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes 

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Updated February 21, 2020 1.4k votes 429 voters 33.8k views 50 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite My Strange Addiction episodes, no matter how weird they are.

This list of the best My Strange Addiction episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series, has some of the best and weirdest episodes that ever aired. My Strange Addiction was a documentary TV series on TLC that focused on people who have unusual addictions. Airing from 2010 to 2015, there are so many memorable episodes of the show, that are intense and emotional in different ways, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion about what the top My Strange Addiction episodes of all time are.

Fans of My Strange Addiction often debate over which episodes are better (or at least, stranger) than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. With videos from the episodes and even full episodes of My Strange Addiction, you can dive in and help decide once and for all which episodes are the best.

Episodes include Thumb Sucker/Bodybuilder, Married to A Doll / Picking My Scabs, more. What is the best My Strange Addiction episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Episode: 1, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 3

Original Airing: Feb 12 2012

Season 3, Episode 1

Season 3 begins with a man who shows his love for his car by buying it gifts and taking it out on dates; and a 28-year-old who has been sniffing baby powder for 16 years.
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Chews Dirty Diapers; Add... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes
Episode: 4, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 5

Original Airing: January 15, 2014

Season 5, Episode 5

Profiled addicts include a 22-year-old woman who is addicted to chewing on urine-soaked diapers and a 50-year-old man who uses leeches up to 40 times a year.
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Urine Drinker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes
Episode: 8, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 3

Original Airing: March 18, 2012

Season 3, Episode 8

Carrie, a 53-year old woman who does a lot more with her urine than flush it down the toilet. She drinks it, bathes in it, brushes her teeth with it and even rinses out her eyes with it.
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Adult Baby; Eating Dryer... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes
Episode: 3, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 2

Original Airing: July 24, 2011

Season 2, Episode 3

25-year-old Riley lives her life as an adult baby and refuses to grow up. She sleeps in a crib, drinks out of a bottle and even wears diapers 24 hours a day. 35-year-old Charmissa has been ...more
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Episode: 8, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 1

Original Airing: January 26, 2011

Season 1, Episode 8

A man treats his life-size doll like a wife; a woman spends hours a day picking scabs on her body.
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Episode: 3, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 0

Original Airing: January 1, 2014

Season 5, Episode 1

A 44-year-old mother of six has had more than two dozen cosmetic-surgery procedures that have cost in excess of $250,000.
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Episode: 8, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 2

Original Airing: August 7, 2011

Season 2, Episode 8

18-year-old Kailyn has eaten plastic every day for more eleven years – remote controls, CD cases, forks and water bottles are some of her favorites. She eats up to 15 pieces of plastic a day and ...more
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Drinks Nail Polish; Ear ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes
Episode: 4, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 3

Original Airing: February 19, 2012

Season 3, Episode 4

A woman’s family is worried about her five-year habit of drinking nail polish; a woman is obsessed with cleaning her ears.
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Addicted to My Breasts; ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes
Episode: 3, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 3

Original Airing: February 19, 2012

Season 3, Episode 1

Profiling a woman who has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on breast augmentation, even though the implants have caused an infection; and a woman who can’t stop eating adhesive tape.
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Episode: 5, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 3

Original Airing: March 4, 2012

Season 3, Episode 5

A woman who has eaten dirt every day for 30 years; a woman who is obsessed with growing her toenails.
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Episode: 7, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 1

Original Airing: January 19, 2011

Season 1, Episode 7

A woman insists on wearing her fur suit everywhere she goes; another woman has been eating couch cushions for 20 years.
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Drinks Gasoline; Smellin... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes

Original Airing: March 11, 2012

Season 3, Episode 7

20-year-old Shannon is addicted to gasoline, drinking about 15 teaspoons everyday. Will a family intervention finally convince Shannon to get help? Meanwhile, 24-year-old Lacey has been carrying and smelling her doll head "Suzie Q" everywhere she goes.

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Pulling Hair Out of Drai... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes
Episode: 2, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 2

Original Airing: July 17, 2011

Season 2, Episode 2

28-year-old Evan has hidden a strange addiction from almost everyone he know, pulling hair from shower drains. In social situations, he heads straight to the bathroom and compulsively pulls hair ...more
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Episode: 1, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 1

Original Airing: December 29, 2010

Season 1, Episode 1

Thirty-one-year old Lori has been addicted to sleeping with her blow dryer since she was eight years old. Although she finds the heat and sound comforting, Lori risks the chance of burning her ...more
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Original Airing: February 9, 2011

Season 1, Episode 10

Josh enjoys a glass of champagne, not for the bubbly, but for the crunch of the glass as he bites into it. He eats glass, light bulbs and bullets for attention. Meanwhile, college student Candice, believes bleaching her skin will make her more accepted.

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Original Airing: July 31, 2011

Season 2, Episode 6

Theresa has been eating rocks for more than 20 years and can't stop. Meanwhile, Tamara carries around her childhood pillow Boo everywhere she goes.

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Original Airing: February 20, 2013

Season 4, Episode 3

47-year-old Asha hasn't cut her 21-foot long hair in nearly a quarter century and spends up to six hours a day grooming her ten-pound locks. Meanwhile, 53-year old Margaret has stung herself over 50,000 times with bees.

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Episode: 1, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 4

Original Airing: February 13, 2013

Season 4, Episode 1

Trina and her husband Mike have done nearly 7,000 coffee enemas over the last two and a half years; Lisa has been addicted to licking her cat and eating clumps of hair for three years.
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Original Airing: February 16, 2011

Season 1, Episode 12

What started as a way to lose the freshman fifteen, has turned into a life threatening laxative addiction for Kimberly. Meanwhile, Bianca who occasionally ate dirt as a child, now craves pottery and ashes more than food or water.

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Original Airing: January 5, 2011

Season 1, Episode 3

Forty-four-year old Crystal has been eating household cleanser every day since she was twelve. Her shame and embarrassment have caused her to keep this a secret. Meanwhile, 20-year-old Samantha tans up to three times a day in tanning beds.

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Episode: 2, Season: My Strange Addiction - Season 1

Original Airing: December 29, 2010

Season 1, Episode 2

Lauren used to be addicted to drugs and alcohol, now she's addicted to extreme bodybuilding. She works out up to six hours a day, six days a week. 24-year-old Rhonda can't stop sucking her thumb ...more
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Eats Detergent; Strongma... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes

Original Airing: January 12, 2011

Season 1, Episode 5

19-year-old Tempestt eats detergent up to seven times a day, not to mention the soap she eats in the shower. Meanwhile, Jeff is addicted to strongman competitions training up to six hours a day.

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Carrying My Husband's Ur... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes

Original Airing: August 7, 2011

Season 2, Episode 7

Cassie, 26, was so devastated by the sudden loss of her husband that she brings his urn with her wherever she goes. But recently, she has taken her grieving to a shocking new level!

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Original Airing: January 29, 2014

Season 5, Episode 7

 "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who struggle with their very unusual addictions. Addicts include a 33-year-old man who's spent over $100,000 on surgery to look like Justin Bieber and a 22-year-old woman who's addicted to eating makeup.

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Top 10 Most Shocking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 'My Strange Addiction' Episodes

Original Airing: February 4, 2015

Season 6, Episode 7

In this special episode of My Strange Addiction, we count down the ten most shocking addictions ever featured on the series and provide updates.