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Below is a complete Dirty Jobs episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Dirty Jobs episodes are listed along with the Dirty Jobs episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Dirty Jobs episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items featured on this list include everything from “Shrimper” to “Brown Before Green.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Dirty Jobs episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Season 1, Episode 1 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Season 1, Episode 1 Oct 07 2007

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Season 1, Episode 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Season 1, Episode 2 Oct 14 2007

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Creepy Critters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Creepy Critters Dec 27 2005 - Mike Rowe steps into the world of creepy critters and gets up close and personal with some small creatures. Mike talks about some of the behind the scenes moments from when he was an ...more

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Really Dirty Animals is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Really Dirty Animals Mar 20 2007 - It's an extravaganza of Really Dirty Animals as Mike Rowe looks back at spitting alpacas, fainting goats, wild monkeys, pregnant cows, cheating penguins, kicking ostriches, squealing pigs and ...more

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Crew's Cruise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Crew's Cruise Sep 25 2007 - After working at some of the dirtiest jobs in America, Mike decided it was time for him and his crew to be pampered as they look back on some of their favorite dirty jobs on board one of the ...more

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Brown Before Green 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Brown Before Green 2 Dec 16 2008 - Mike takes a look back at some of his former coworkers who should be role models for the green movement.

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Dirtiest Tools & Machines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Tools & Machines Jan 03 2006 - Mike Rowe takes a look at some of the tools and machines which make doing dirty jobs a little easier. Mike talks about some of the behind the scenes machine action from when he was a house ...more

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Viewer's Choice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Viewer's Choice Jan 31 2006 - Mike answers questions from viewers and shows some of the many outtakes and deleted scenes from the show. Mike also does a new dirty job and goes to a dairy farm in Pennsylvania to milk some ...more

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Dirtiest Machines on the Plane... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Machines on the Planet Jul 24 2007 - Mike Rowe hosts a very special episode of Dirty Jobs as he looks back at some of the world's dirtiest machines that are making civilized life better for the rest of us.

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Roadkill Cleaner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Roadkill Cleaner Nov 21 2003 - Golf ball diver, horse breeder, roadkill collector

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Dirtiest Animals is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Animals Dec 13 2005 - Mike Rowe revisits some his previous jobs involving animals and talks about some of the behind the scenes action. Mike looks at clips from when he was a pig farmer, a chick sexer, a pet groomer, ...more

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Tight Spaces is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Tight Spaces Feb 19 2008 - Mike Rowe looks back at jobs involving tight spaces: stripping and painting inside of Mackinac Bridge tower ("Bridge Painter"), replacing pipe underneath house ("Plumber"), ...more

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Jobs That Bite Harder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Jobs That Bite Harder Aug 04 2006 - Mike Rowe concludes Shark Week with another hour of dirty jobs with the men and women who work with sharks. Mike starts off in Florida working alongside a taxidermist that makes replicas out of ...more

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100th Dirty Job Special is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
100th Dirty Job Special Sep 05 2006 - Mike celebrates his 100th dirty job as an Army mechanic and takes a look back at some of his past jobs. Also, Mike answers more viewer questions, shows even more bloopers and airs even more ...more

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Creepy Slimy And Just Plain We... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Creepy Slimy And Just Plain Weird Nov 20 2007 - Mike Rowe looks back at some of the creepiest, slimiest and downright weirdest citizens on the animal kingdom.

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Brown Plate Special is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Brown Plate Special Feb 26 2008 - Mike Rowe Revisits jobs involving food: Coffee plantation ("Ostrich Farmer"); fish farmer ("Vomit Island Workers"); potato farmer ("Turkey Farmer"); oyster shucker ...more

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Wild Goose Chase is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Wild Goose Chase Aug 27 2007 - Mike Rowe goes on a wild goose chase - literally! After traveling to the tundra, Mike joins forces with a team of workers that round up a flock of wild geese with airplanes.

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Greenland Shark Quest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Greenland Shark Quest Jul 29 2008 - In this special episode of Dirty Jobs Mike heads to the edge of the Arctic Circle, on the northeast side of Canada's Baffin Island in search of one of the most mysterious sharks known to man: ...more

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Dirtiest Water Jobs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Water Jobs Dec 20 2005 - Revisit of dirty jobs involving water: shark catcher/tagger ("Chinatown Garbage Collector"), golf ball diver ("Roadkill Cleaner"), oyster harvester ("Chick Sexer"), ...more

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Dirty Innovators is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirty Innovators Dec 04 2007 - Mike Rowe looks back at some of his favorite dirty jobs and salutes the men and women from around the country who have found innovative and entrepreneurial ways to get dirty

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Bat Cave Scavenger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Bat Cave Scavenger Nov 07 2003 - Mike enters a bat cave in Texas in search of guano (bat excrement) to collect with a bat biologist. Later he helps to rehabilitate bats at a "bat hospital." Mike then goes in search of ...more

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Worm Dung Farmer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Worm Dung Farmer Nov 14 2003 - Catfish noodler, septic tank technician, worm castings rancher

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Super Dirty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Super Dirty Jan 03 2006 - Revisit of dirtiest jobs: disaster cleanup crew member ("Sewer Inspector"), septic tank technician ("Worm Dung Farmer"), sewer inspector ("Sewer Inspector"), sludge ...more

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Nitty Gritty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Nitty Gritty

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150th Dirty Job Extravaganza is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
150th Dirty Job Extravaganza Oct 23 2007 - 2 hour special episode celebrating Mike's working 150 dirty jobs. The episode also brings back some of your favorite people from Mike's former jobs.

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Jobs That Bite is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Jobs That Bite Jul 30 2006 - Mike starts off Shark Week by going to South Africa to look at some great white sharks inside a shark cage. Mike then heads to a shark research lab and gets a deeper understanding about shark ...more

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Bat Cave Scavenger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Bat Cave Scavenger Nov 07 2003 - Garbage collector/recycling separator, shark catcher/tagger, car recycling

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Worm Dung Farmer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Worm Dung Farmer Nov 14 2003 - Sewer inspector, disaster cleanup crew member (basement sewer), demolition worker (office building interior)

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Roadkill Cleaner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Roadkill Cleaner Nov 21 2003 - Pig farmer, removing chewing gum from sidewalks (New York City), pigeon droppings removal (New York City)

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Dirtiest Animals is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Animals Dec 13 2005

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Dirtiest Water Jobs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Water Jobs Dec 20 2005

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Creepy Critters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Creepy Critters Dec 27 2005

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Pig Farmer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Pig Farmer Aug 09 2005 - Pig farmer, removing chewing gum from sidewalks (New York City), pigeon droppings removal (New York City)

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Cheese Maker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Cheese Maker Oct 11 2005 - Mike visits the San Francisco Zoo and learns what it's like to be a zookeeper, essentially feeding the animals and collecting their poo.Mike then goes to Vermont to a haunted cheese making ...more

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Micro-Algae Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Micro-Algae Man Nov 01 2005 - Mike begins by traveling to Palo Alto, CA to learn how to be a pet groomer, from cutting hair to giving baths. Mike then goes to Hawaii to turn happy green algae into unhappy red algae to be ...more

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Sludge Cleaner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Sludge Cleaner Aug 30 2005 - Mike visits the San Francisco Zoo and learns what it's like to be a zookeeper, essentially feeding the animals and collecting their poo.Mike then goes to Vermont to a haunted cheese making ...more

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Hot Tar Roofer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Hot Tar Roofer Sep 27 2005 - Mike first heads off to Pasadena, California and discovers the difficult step by step process in patching up a roof. Then Mike goes to New Jersey and helps move a 60 ton, 225 year old house.

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Vexcon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Vexcon Aug 23 2005 - Exterminator, crab fisherman, blacksmith/farrier

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Sewer Inspector is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Sewer Inspector Aug 02 2005 - Sewer inspector, disaster cleanup crew member (basement sewer), demolition worker (office building interior)

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Chinatown Garbage Collector is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Chinatown Garbage Collector Jul 26 2005 - Garbage collector/recycling separator, shark catcher/tagger, car recycling

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Bio-Diesel Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Bio-Diesel Man Oct 25 2005 - Mike goes to Washington and helps build a house out of cob, which is basically a combination of sand, clay, and straw.Mike then heads to California and works alongside Dave the bee man to get ...more

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Shrimper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Shrimper Oct 18 2005 - Mike first goes to the Chimney Safety Institute of America in Plainfield, IN and learns how to be a certified chimney sweeper. Mike then goes to Ontario, Canada to salvage underwater logs, which ...more

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Chick Sexer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Chick Sexer Aug 16 2005 - Baby chicken sexer, beer brewer, oyster harvester

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Ostrich Farmer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Ostrich Farmer Oct 04 2005 - Mike goes to Washington and helps build a house out of cob, which is basically a combination of sand, clay, and straw.Mike then heads to California and works alongside Dave the bee man to get ...more

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Chimney Sweeper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Chimney Sweeper Nov 08 2005 - Mike first goes to the Chimney Safety Institute of America in Plainfield, IN and learns how to be a certified chimney sweeper. Mike then goes to Ontario, Canada to salvage underwater logs, which ...more

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Dirtiest Tools & Machines is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Dirtiest Tools & Machines Jan 03 2006 - Mike first travels to Colorado to help out at a marble quarry. He then goes to California to collect owl vomit which is sold to school children for research projects. Finally, Mike travels to ...more

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Super Dirty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Super Dirty Jan 03 2006 - Turkey farmer, potato farmer, waste water sewage plant

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Viewer's Choice Special is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Viewer's Choice Special Jan 31 2006 - Concrete spreader, termite exterminator, concrete truck cleaner

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Rose Parade Float Dismantler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Rose Parade Float Dismantler Jun 20 2006 - Mike first heads off to California to help tear down a dam so trout on the endangered species list can spawn. Mike then goes to Pennsylvania to restore a church's pipe organ, a process that ...more

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Fuel Tank Cleaner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of Dirty Jobs Episodes
Fuel Tank Cleaner Jul 25 2006 - Mike once again joins up with the guys of Taylor Shellfish Farms to help them harvest mussels. Next he goes to Hawaii to learn about harvesting taro. Finally, Mike joins a family of alpaca ...more