American Pickers : Season 16

    • Air date: 03 Oct '16 20 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 (20)

    1. Tough Nut to Crack

    • 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.

    2. Sgt. Picker's Lonely Hearts Club

    • 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.

    3. Bound for Badness

    • When a freestyle lands them on the doorstep of a former arms dealer and her Judo champion husband, the guys make a killer back-room deal.

    4. Twin at all Costs

    • On a family compound near NYC, Mike flips for the coin-op elephant in the room and a staggering collection of A-list mannequins leaves him speechless.

    5. Shocked and Loaded

    • The guys encounter a mad scientist who creates his own lightning and hypnotizes Frank.

    6. High Energy Crisis

    • The guys have their hands full with a high-strung super-collector who might bounce off the walls. Plus, Danielle lands in NYC for a high-stakes auction of rock legend memorabilia.

    7. Going Down?

    • 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. Plus, Mike uncovers a surprise when he hears hissing coming from beneath an out-of-control collection.

    8. The Greatest Pick on Earth

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

    9. Hidden in Plane Sight

    • The guys explore a stash of ultra-rare motorcycle parts found behind a secret wall, and they find the ultimate aviation collectible -- a propeller linked to Charles Lindbergh.

    10. Hydro Homestead

    • The guys try to buy from a super-handyman on a unique homestead, but his deal-making could end the pick before it gets going.

    11. Time Warp

    • The guys are stunned by a house with storefronts frozen in time, containing a bounty of never-sold stock and a secret bootlegging basement.

    12. Concrete Jungle

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

    13. Risks and Rewards

    • In Detroit, Frank takes a big risk on one of the greatest pieces he’s ever seen. Plus, Mike acquires a Purple Heart along with a very special mission.

    14. Rock and a Hard Place

    • The guys get the pick of a lifetime behind the scenes at a famous tourist attraction, plus a collector in Cape Cod shuts down deal after deal until his wife steps in.

    15. Catch-32

    • The guys have their work cut out for them on a huge property with more custom ’32 Fords than they have ever seen in one place, and Danielle attempts an important military mission.

    16. Beer Factor

    • In the heartland of beer, Frank is surprised to meet an old friend; Plus, the guys secretly prepare a surprise build for Danielle.

    17. Divide and Conquer

    • The guys double-team a packed property to find what they're looking for before nightfall. Plus, Mike discovers something living in the attic.

    18. Top Cars

    • Clips show. From a farm fresh '33 coupe to a heavy hitting Italian racecar, the guys explore their hottest automotive finds.

    19. Down & Dirty Digs

    • Clips show. One man’s trash is Mike and Frank’s treasures as they go digging in some of the dirtiest places for rusty gold.

    20. Super Sized Buys

    • Clips show. Mike and Frank find the biggest items they've ever picked, but getting these behemoths home is the hardest part.