These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Dirty Jobs
Crowning Show Of Funny: Either through the situation, Mike's comments or both, this is probably one of the funniest shows on TV currently. We also have a list of some of the best moments.
Harsher in Hindsight: Making mud for off-shore oil wells in the Gulf coast; cleaning the natural gas drilling "fracking" (short for "fracture", not a sci-fi swear word) chemical containers after watching the documentary Gasland (briefly: natural gas drilling is so bad for the environment that drinking water becoming flammable is the least of its problems).
Nausea Fuel: Some episodes you really don't want to watch while eating.
For the crew, there's also the fact that Barsky's into urine therapy and apparently doesn't wear underwear a decent amount of the time. Now remember that he's often the one doing overhead shots and likes loose shorts...