Season 4 Episodes

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Brown Before Green 2

Season 4, Episode 29 - Air Date: 12/16/2008
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Gourd Maker

Season 4, Episode 28 - Air Date: 12/9/2008
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Maggot Farmer

Season 4, Episode 27 - Air Date: 12/2/2008
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Vellum Maker

Season 4, Episode 26 - Air Date: 11/25/2008
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Egg Farm

Season 4, Episode 25 - Air Date: 11/18/2008
Mike Rowe cleans out a Connecticut lake and then turns gourds into artwork in Pennsylvania.
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Mannequin Factory

Season 4, Episode 24 - Air Date: 11/11/2008
Mike moves a giant cactus in Arizona and then helps raise maggots on a farm in Idaho.
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Dirty Presidents

Season 4, Episode 23 - Air Date: 11/4/2008
Mike travels to Yakama, Washington to harvest hops, the main ingredient in beer. From there Mike goes to the Hudson Valley where he turns animal hides in to paper.
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Leech Trapper

Season 4, Episode 22 - Air Date: 10/28/2008
Mike visits a Chicken Farm to see how eggs make it to the store. There, he finds out that 1.4 million chickens equal a lot of poo, which he gets the chance to clean.
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Sheep Castrator

Season 4, Episode 21 - Air Date: 10/21/2008
Mike helps break down some homes at the Windsorland Mobile Home Park to make room for a new shopping center.
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Dirty Chip Maker

Season 4, Episode 20 - Air Date: 10/14/2008
Mike takes a look at what dirty jobs past presidents once performed. This Dirty Jobs Extravaganza will leave us all looking at the country in a new way.
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Tar Rigger

Season 4, Episode 19 - Air Date: 10/7/2008
Mike teams up with the boys from Bartos Bait & Fish to catch leeches that will later be sold for fish bait.
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Greenland Shark Quest

Season 4, Episode 18 - Air Date: 7/29/2008
Mike helps saw down a giant concrete wall at an auto dealership in order to make way for a new wash bay.
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Brown Before Green

Season 4, Episode 17 - Air Date: 6/16/2008
Mike heads to the Dirty Potato Chips factory and learns how potato chips are made and what it takes to keep the machines used to make them clean and in working order.
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Animal Barber

Season 4, Episode 16 - Air Date: 6/9/2008
Mike hooks up with the tar rigging crew on the oldest active merchant ship in the world, the Star of India in San Diego.
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Wind Farm Technician

Season 4, Episode 15 - Air Date: 6/2/2008
Mike looks back on several of the Dirty Jobs that help to clean up the environment. From geothermal drilling, to wood and tire salvage, to building cobb homes, one thing seemed constant: in order to be green, you usually have to get brown first.
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Ice Salvage Crew

Season 4, Episode 14 - Air Date: 5/19/2008
Mike first visits Terressentials where natural organic hair care products are made out of mud. He then returns to Montana to do some more work with big animal vet Charlene Esch.
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Turkey Inseminator

Season 4, Episode 13 - Air Date: 5/12/2008
Mike heads to an Oklahoma wind farm and learns that going green sometimes means you've got to get brown first.
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Aerial Tram Greaser

Season 4, Episode 12 - Air Date: 5/5/2008
Mike gets dirty in Alaska as he helps protect the environment by cleaning up an oil spill. He then travels to Minnesota where he works to pull a car out of a lake that has fallen through the ice.
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Dairy Cow Midwife

Season 4, Episode 11 - Air Date: 5/5/2008
Making a home energy efficient by improving insulation, turkey artificial insemination, viewer mail, car crusher
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Floating Fish Factory

Season 4, Episode 10 - Air Date: 4/28/2008
Mike heads to the site of a future California neighborhood where he learns that there's more to erosion control than one might think.
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Dirty Jobs of the Big Apple

Season 4, Episode 9 - Air Date: 4/21/2008
Inside an Indiana dairy farm, Mike learns how to milk a cow and use a blow torch to clean her udders.
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Brown Plate Special

Season 4, Episode 8 - Air Date: 4/14/2008
Mike travels to Alaska for an adventure aboard a fish processing ship.
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Tight Spaces

Season 4, Episode 7 - Air Date: 2/26/2008
Mike Rowe rolls up his sleeves and gets dirty with some of the dirtiest jobs in New York City. First Mike climbs to the top of a giant building to build a water tower and then he masters the art of elevator repair.
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Mud Mineral Excavator

Season 4, Episode 6 - Air Date: 2/19/2008
Mike Rowe gets dirty in Death Valley, CA preparing for a gem and mineral show. He then helps save injured birds from a nearby salt lake.
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Cranberry Farmer

Season 4, Episode 5 - Air Date: 2/12/2008
Mike Rowe gets dirty making handmade bricks in South Carolina.He then masters the art of cranberry farming in Oregon.
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Buoy Cleaner

Season 4, Episode 4 - Air Date: 2/5/2008
Mike Rowe gets dirty in Oregon making shingles and then jumps on a Coast Guard ship to clean dirty buoys.
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Cave Biologist

Season 4, Episode 3 - Air Date: 1/29/2008
Mike Rowe works with a cave biologist and then braves the high seas in search of slime eels.
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Steel Mill Worker

Season 4, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/22/2008
Mike Rowe gets dirty in St. Louis as he works with a river barge demolition team and then melts down the scrap steel into molten metal.
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Big Animal Vet

Season 4, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/15/2008
Mike helps out at a BBQ restaurant and gets to help clean out the smoker. After that a trip to the farm to help out a big animal vet.