American Pickers : Season 12

    • Air date: 30 Jul '14 14 episodes
      Have you been building up a collection of Americana over the past 50 years or so? If so, then Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz may pay you a visit one day. The Midwestern pickers travel across America in search of rare artifacts and national treasures that they can buy from the collectors they visit and then sell in their antiques shops or, in some cases, put in their personal collections. They often have to dig through boxes or piles filled with items that have accumulated over the years, which are
  • List of Episodes (14)

    1. Alien vs. Picker

    • Eccentric Prince Mongo answers to an other-worldly power and commands Mike and Frank to buy, but refuses to quote them any prices; a man cave full of rare cars, and a freestyle stop in Kentucky reveals two surprise finds.

    2. Raze the Roof

    • With the roof caving in on his massive family stockpile, a Kentucky collector is motivated to sell whatever he can before it's too late. And that's great news for Mike and Frank because the mega-pick features a mind-boggling array of awesome stuff. Down the road in West Virginia, lifelong packrat Tim has decided to move some inventory, and after several hours, the guys haven't even scratched the surface of his massive collection.

    3. Big Boy Toys

    • At an awesome California garage, Mike goes nuts for a must-have retro boat and then falls for a BMW micro car that could be worth some serious coin. Down the road, the guys pay a return visit to a totally rad radiator shop where they comb through the late owner's huge stockpile.

    4. Plymouth Rocks

    • In car country, Mike falls hard for a 100-year-old turbo-charged hotrod; the guys land some sweet deals at a massive man cave, and Frank rescues a vintage muscle car from a rusty demise.

    5. Rocket Man

    • Mike and Frank make a scene when they hit the streets in a one-of-a-kind rocket car.

    6. Virginia is for Pickers

    • It's a picking blitz in the state of Virginia, when Mike, Frank, Robbie and Danielle all hit the road to leave no lead unturned.

    7. The More You No

    • Mike, Frank, Danielle and Robbie continue to double down in Virginia, but hit a roadblock with a seller who won't let go of a one-of-a-kind find.

    8. Thunderdome

    • It's make or break for the Virginia blitz strategy. Mike and Frank meet a real-deal motorcycle legend ready to clear out some of his high-octane stock, and a VIP pass to a unique mancave turns up a rare item that's old and odd.

    9. Auburned Out

    • Mike takes a gamble on a 1935 Auburn that's either a diamond in the rough or a total dud. The guys tread dangerous ground while picking an Iowa Harley enthusiast. And Dave unveils a project one year in the making that's also Mike's biggest-ever investment.

    10. If You Talk Nice to Me

    • Mike is on a mission to buy a rare cycle car he's coveted for more than two years, but they have to make it through a gauntlet of coin tosses and sweet talking to seal the big deals.

    11. Let's Be Frank

    • When Frank meets Frank, it's a match made in picking heaven; in Illinois, the guys discover a trove of unusual micro-cars.

    12. Grudge Match

    • It's Frank vs. Mike when the guys take to the track for a grudge match drag race to see who has the fastest ride.

    13. Escape to Motor Mountain

    • The pickers discover a mountain of motorcycles, but it's protected by booby traps; and one stubborn collector stands in the way of the guys and a mega-warehouse mega-pick.

    14. Everything Must Go

    • The guys are on the trail of two vintage Harleys in Pennsylvania, but Frank gets more than he bargained for when one bike collector takes a liking to him.