History Series / DirtyJobs

16th Sep '17 4:23:07 PM fruitstripegum
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* NeverWorkWithChildrenOrAnimals: Though there haven't been too many children, there have been ''plenty'' of animals, and whenever he does work with them [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiVndB8bFlw hilarity tends to ensue]].
16th Sep '17 4:22:27 PM fruitstripegum
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* FollowTheLeader:
** "The Worst Job I Ever Loved" segments on the Los Angeles CBS news; ''{{Series/Hoarders}}'' (the cleanup crew and filmmakers have to deal with ''psychologically disturbing'' levels of clutter that includes rotten food and dead animals); ''Dhani Tackles The Globe'' on Travel Channel and ''Sports Jobs With Junior Seau'' on Versus; the [[CulturalTranslation second US variation]] of ''Secret Millionaire'', ''Series/UndercoverBoss'' (the premier episode features the CEO of Waste Management).
** ''World's Toughest Fixes'' on National Geographic is a slight variation - Sean Riley is a rigger by trade, so he often contributes more to the task at hand than Rowe does. Riley also knows when to get out of the way.
27th Jul '17 4:39:07 AM Kensey
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** Over the course of the show he used some common heavy equipment enough that in later seasons you can tell he's developed actual skill with it.
21st Jun '17 11:12:14 PM Lanes17B
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** HilariousInHindsight when you remember teaser to Shark Week 2013 featuring [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_i3PPe3i9Y Snuffy the seal,]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4s7g1sBUwo its sequel.]]
13th Jun '17 4:50:45 AM Piterpicher
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** A number of [[strike:female]] [[EvenTheGuysWantHim fans]] seem to find Mike Rowe sexually attractive. Look up ''any'' video on YouTube of Dirty Jobs or just Mike by himself, and there will be at least one comment on just how hot he is.

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** A number of [[strike:female]] [[EvenTheGuysWantHim fans]] seem to find Mike Rowe sexually attractive. Look up ''any'' video on YouTube Website/YouTube of Dirty Jobs or just Mike by himself, and there will be at least one comment on just how hot he is.
14th May '17 8:02:26 PM maxwellsilver
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As of 2014 Mike has a new show called "Somebody's Gotta Do It" on CNN, which has a similar premise.

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As of 2014 Mike has began a new show called "Somebody's Gotta Do It" on CNN, which has with a similar premise.
16th Dec '16 12:44:53 PM ChaoticNovelist
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Popular Creator/DiscoveryChannel show in which host Mike Rowe visits a variety of job sites that are filthy, dangerous, weird, disgusting, or all of the above. He interviews workers, learns about the job, and tries his hand at performing each task. Cancelled in 2012 after eight seasons.

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Popular A Creator/DiscoveryChannel show in which host Mike Rowe visits a variety of job sites that are filthy, dangerous, weird, disgusting, or all of the above. He interviews workers, learns about the job, and tries his hand at performing each task. Cancelled in 2012 after eight seasons.



** Aside from, y'know, all the ''actual'' feces (human and non) Mike has dealt with over the years, how about the time he visited a mannequin factory, copped a feel with some undressed torsos (with a pervy far-away look on his face) and asked the guy who makes the vinyl hand replicas if he had "hundreds of hand jobs" every day? Did I mention all of this aired with no bleeping or blurring?

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** Aside from, y'know, all the ''actual'' feces (human and non) Mike has dealt with over the years, how about there's the time he the visited a mannequin factory, copped a feel with some undressed torsos (with a pervy far-away look on his face) and asked the guy who makes the vinyl hand replicas if he had "hundreds of hand jobs" every day? Did I mention all day. All of this aired with no bleeping or blurring?blurring.



** And the time he was working at a bone black factory and was hammering on the side of a container while making it sound like a BDSM session. The look on the face of his host was priceless.

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** And the The time he was working at a bone black factory and was hammering on the side of a container while making it sound like a BDSM session. The look on the face of his host was priceless.
25th Aug '16 4:44:33 PM nombretomado
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Popular DiscoveryChannel show in which host Mike Rowe visits a variety of job sites that are filthy, dangerous, weird, disgusting, or all of the above. He interviews workers, learns about the job, and tries his hand at performing each task. Cancelled in 2012 after eight seasons.

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Popular DiscoveryChannel Creator/DiscoveryChannel show in which host Mike Rowe visits a variety of job sites that are filthy, dangerous, weird, disgusting, or all of the above. He interviews workers, learns about the job, and tries his hand at performing each task. Cancelled in 2012 after eight seasons.



** Mike also does a lot of voiceover/narration work for other DiscoveryChannel shows and documentaries, which showcases his quite authoritative [[strike:and sexy]] voice.

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** Mike also does a lot of voiceover/narration work for other DiscoveryChannel Creator/DiscoveryChannel shows and documentaries, which showcases his quite authoritative [[strike:and sexy]] voice.
9th Mar '16 10:04:52 AM Hossmeister
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** He was positively delighted to learn that the hole on the sides of wine barrels is indeed called the [[BeavisAndButthead bunghole]] (twice over: once while actually making the barrels and once while making wine to put into them), and similarly pleased to hear that termite droppings are referred to as "frass."

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** He was positively delighted to learn that the hole on the sides of wine barrels is indeed called the [[BeavisAndButthead [[WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead bunghole]] (twice over: once while actually making the barrels and once while making wine to put into them), and similarly pleased to hear that termite droppings are referred to as "frass."
30th Nov '15 2:03:02 PM Berrenta
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** [[TwoWords Three words:]] ''Barsky gets waxed'' (three more: ''[[SadistShow including nose-hairs]]'').

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** [[TwoWords Three words:]] ''Barsky gets waxed'' (three more: ''[[SadistShow waxed, [[SadistShow including nose-hairs]]'').nose-hairs]]''.
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