Debra has filled her house with an avalanche of clothes and run up a 50,000 credit card debt. Fed up, her husband and children are threatening to leave her to wallow in the hoard by herself. Meanwhile, Patty has stuffed her house with so many floor to ceiling cardboard boxes that shes had to move to her sons apartment. But now shes filling up that place too, and the situation has already forced her sons partner to say, Keep the heap Im leaving
Episode 2 - Doug & Ruth
A man who suffered brain trauma and amnesia in an accident keeps items that might trigger his memories a woman refuses to part with things that had belonged to three dead relatives.
Episode 3 - Charles & Alvin
An artist is surrounded by thousands of his paintings of naked women a mans hoarding is so out of control that hes had to put his TV and food cooler in the bathroom.
Episode 4 - Shanna & Lynda
A woman who collects bottles of human waste another woman who hoards items in preparation for the end of the world.
Episode 5 - Joni & Millie
Jonis hoarding drove her two sons to turn to drugs to cope, and it forced Child Protective Services to take her granddaughter away from her. She has one last chance to stop the vicious cycle of loss she has inflicted on her family. Millie has agreed to more than one clean up, only to relapse and start hoarding again. Now her daughter, Chelsea, has given Millie one last ultimatum Clean up or lose me forever.
Episode 6 - Manuel & Carla
Manual was living in his hoarded house with his four children, ages 5, 6, 7, and 9. They are the love of his life, but they were removed by Child Protective Services and Manual wont get them back unless he cleans his act up. Meanwhile, Carla has had three failed marriages to men who cheated on her. As if to represent each husband, Carla has hoarded out three homes. Her family is trying to get her to at least clean out one of the houses so she can make a new start in life.
Episode 7 - Susan & Michael
Susan s addicted to buying and selling cars and electronics, but she never manages to sell much. Recently, when Susan was out prowling for more stuff, someone broke into the house, bound and gagged her wheelchair bound mother at gunpoint, and stole some of Susans hoard. Michaels father was a Nazi SS member in Germanys Third Reich who ruled his son with an iron fist, even forcing him to eat his own pet rabbit to toughen him up. Now Michael is a hoarder and he and his dog live like sardines packed in a can of clutter.
Episode 8 - Terry & Adelle
Terrys fridge is packed with dead cats, and she has another 50 live ones. Her son thinks her problems stem from the time her father died of a heart attack right in front of her when she was just a small child, and shes felt guilty ever since that she couldnt save him. Meanwhile, decades of hoarding has left Adelles house in such shambles that shes using a bucket for a bathroom and doing laundry in a kiddie pool in her backyard. But Adelle cant see the filth or the damage her hoarding has done to her family.
Episode 9 - BG and Lee & Chris
BG and Lee have filled their million dollar Victorian home with hoards of stuff and now are even competing to see who can bring in the most stuff. The two are locked in emotional combat a real life War of the Roses. Chris has filled his house and eight storage units with worthless junk that he gets for free. His situation is so dire that hes gone without water and other basics just so he can continue to afford storage space for his garbage.
Episode 10 - Jan & Bebe
Jan is in denial about her hoarding one of her daughters compares her to a venomous viper ready to strike if you dare talk about throwing anything out. Bebe was raised with servants and boarding schools, and her husband gave her everything she desired. But when her husband was murdered, Bebe s privileged life unraveled, and now her hoarding is so bad that she even steals stuff when she s at church.
Episode 11 - Merlene & Jeff
Merlene had it all an international supermodel married to the son of the inventor of the Lear Jet. But her storybook life fell apart when she got divorced and now her house is crammed to the ceiling with her dumpster dive finds. Jeff once had plenty of cash and women to fill his time. But it all came crashing down when he lost his shoe repair business, and he moved all the contents of the business into his home and started hoarding construction supplies to boot.
Episode 12 - Diana & Dolores
A victim of abuse as a child, Dianas hoarding became so extreme that her daughter was forced to sleep in a recliner because the trash had overtaken her room. But now a neighbor has blown the whistle on the heap, and the house could be condemned if Diana doesnt clean up fast. Meanwhile, Dolores was once an antiques dealer with such a great eye for value that she even sold to Sothebys. But her buying got out of hand, and now she s got a hoard that could catch on fire and burn her house down at any time
Episode 13 - Fuzzie and Fred & Nancy
A pair of former punk rockers, Fuzzie and Fred are living like teenagers well into middle age, work at a porn shop, and have stuffed their home with records, toys, comic books, ghoulish masks and mannequins. Fuzzies father works 10 hour days to support them, but now he s fed up and giving them an ultimatum clean up or get cut off. Nancys freezing, sludge filled home is filled with empty dog food cans, heaps of dirty clothes, rat chewed boxes, and cobwebs that hang like black drapes. Nancys niece, Michelle, is the only family member willing to help, but now she fears that Nancy will die in the hoard if something isnt done soon.