Season 1 (18)

15 Seasons | 305 Episodes, 48 Unlocked

Episode 19 Live and Let Bid
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Live and Let Bid

Aired on Apr 20, 2011

In the hippie-town of Encinitas, the buyers comb for seventies memorabilia. When Darrell declares this facility his “home turf”, the other bidders are forced to fight for their claim of the treasure. Barry finds a relic from his past. Darrell Sheets stumbles upon a lucrative medical device and Dave Hester teaches his son about the family business. But it’s a unit selling for an unprecedented $5,500 that ensures no peace for these storage warriors.

Episode 18 Skullduggery
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Aired on Apr 17, 2011

Tempers flare! The buyers attack! In Yucaipa, California Darrell Sheets crosses the line with a stab at Dave Hester’s Newport Consignment Store. Brandi and Jarrod argue over the worth of a bizarre looking horse head. Barry Weiss bids on a locker littered with antique furniture. And Dave Hester makes his strangest discovery ever! But when all is said and done, will Darrell get the better of Dave? Or will the Mogul overcome the Gambler’s antics?

Episode 17 Young with the Gun
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Young with the Gun

Aired on Apr 13, 2011

In Riverside, Jarrod and Barry are greeted by a mob of eager newbies. With their financial futures at stake, the buyers must choose to fight or befriend the crowd. Barry Weiss buys a “mystery trunk.” Jarrod and Brandi battle for a unit filled with household goods and classic signs. And Darrell Sheets finds a box of turn-of-the-century books. If these books are valuable Darrell could make thousands. If they’re not, he’ll be just another victim of the mob.

Episode 16 High End Heist
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High End Heist

Aired on Apr 06, 2011

The buyers head to the “antiquers” town of Torrance, California. At this high-end facility, the competition has never been stiffer. Dave and Jarrod bid on a unit with a classic Jaguar. Barry Weiss buys a locker to satisfy his adventurous spirit. And Brandi challenges Jarrod to a battle of the sexes. Who will find the money and who will break the bank?

Episode 15 Chairman of the Hoard
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Chairman of the Hoard

Aired on Mar 30, 2011

Rumors run wild in Orange, California when 6 lockers–owned by one tenant–go up for auction. Dave and Darrell vie for a unit with a 12 grand payday. Barry Weiss stumbles across a vintage magazine. One buyer nearly breaks a hip. And Jarrod is forced to ask Dave Hester for an appraisal. The question remains, who was this previous tenant? An antique dealer? A local business owner? Or perhaps something worse?

Episode 14 Trouble the Oil
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Trouble the Oil

Aired on Mar 16, 2011

In the LBC, there are two ways to strike it rich–imports and oil. The buyers dig deep in search of antiques and industrial merchandise. Jarrod and Brandi uncover what appears to be an antique wine rack. Dave Hester and Barry Weiss test each other’s knowledge of oddities, while Darrell Sheets is just looking to make some gas money. Will the Mogul’s vast resources prove too much for the Collector? The drill is on in the search for the storage motherload.

Episode 13 Makings of a Mogul
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Makings of a Mogul

Aired on Mar 16, 2011

Perris, California is SoCal’s adventure capital. Our buyers’ strategy: search high and low for hiking, camping, and skydiving gear. Jarrod and Barry vie for a unit filled with power tools and high end potential. Darrell Sheets sends a message by bringing a fleet of trucks. And Dave Hester reveals his trade secret to storage auction success. After buying in high volume, will Darrell find the “wow” factor or will he be stuck with a truckload of garbage?

Episode 12 Auction Royale
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Auction Royale

Aired on Feb 09, 2011

They say Las Vegas can make or break you overnight. But when the sun comes up, the real gamblers go to work. The Storage Warriors press their luck at a marathon of auctions. When Darrell Sheets gambles on a locker completely covered with blankets, Brandon questions his father’s judgment. Barry Weiss makes a surprising new friend, when appraising a sign from the forties. And in a strange reversal of fortunes, Brandi rolls the dice on a “feeling” while Jarrod tries to hold her back. If Lady Luck doesn’t greet the buyers, Dangerous Dave will!

Episode 11 Gambler's Last Resort
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Gambler's Last Resort

Aired on Feb 02, 2011

The buyers journey eastward to the city of sin for a marathon of auctions. But with a 300 mile haul between them and their stores, the rules of the game have changed. Now on a level playing field, Jarrod fires back at the big dogs. Dave Hester rolls up his sleeves with an “earthy” find. And Darrell Sheets bids on a unit with some golden potential. Away from home without their teams, the buyers will find out who has the skills and who’s just plain lucky.

Episode 10 School House Lock
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School House Lock

Aired on Jan 26, 2011

In the college town of Fullerton, California the buyers search for textbooks and rare university artifacts. Dave and Darrell compete in a mano-a-mano showdown. Barry Weiss takes a stab at some antique vinyl, while Jarrod and Brandi fight the other buyers (and each other) for a unit to keep their store afloat. Who will find frat house junk and who will find the professor’s treasury?

Episode 9 Collector's Last Stand
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Collector's Last Stand

Aired on Jan 19, 2011

Norwalk, California–a Los Angeles suburb with a small town feel. Stashed away in these lockers is the potential for collectables, heirlooms, and other forgotten jewels. Barry Weiss looks for a piece to add to his collection of oddities. Brandi and Jarrod find common ground in a heated battle against Dave Hester. And Darrell Sheets uncovers a rare bonus in a hidden compartment. This small town is full of small wonders.

Episode 8 Midnight in the Gardena Good and Evil
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Midnight in the Gardena Good and Evil

Aired on Jan 05, 2011

Welcome to the eerie side of storage. When Barry hires two psychics to “see” inside the units at Gardena, Calif., they say they’ve got a “dark” feeling about the place. But that doesn’t spook Jarrod and Brandi, who decide to roll the dice on a unit that could save their store. It’s a creepy, pressure-packed look at the storage business.

Episode 7 Senior Center Showdown
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Senior Center Showdown

Aired on Dec 22, 2010

When the auction action goes to Homeland, Calif., an upscale retirement community, the bidders start to dream of scoring big. Darrell lands a locker filled with furniture, and Jarrod gambles on a safe. Have they bought treasure–or trash?

Episode 6 All Guns To Port
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All Guns To Port

Aired on Dec 15, 2010

Since the Port of Long Beach, Calif., boasts high-end imports but low-income housing, the buyers know they can either go boom or bust today. When the storage units finally swing open, they reveal surfing and cowboy items, maintenance equipment, and even some flare guns. The tension mounts as the buyers bid for stuff that might make ’em or break ’em.

Episode 5 The Old Spanish Standoff
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The Old Spanish Standoff

Aired on Dec 15, 2010

When the locks are blasted off the storage doors in a California town rich in historic Spanish-American culture, our intrepid buyers discover an unusual mannequin phone, a bootlegger’s moonshine still, and some enticing office equipment. Nice stuff–but is it worth anything?

Episode 4 Melee in the Maze
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Melee in the Maze

Aired on Dec 08, 2010

The buyers venture to the labyrinth-like Self Storage Center in Cerritos. Jarrod and Dave set their sights on a locker filled with handcrafted bamboo fishing rods. Brandi tries a little feminine wit to outsmart her macho competitors. And the financial future of Darrell’s granddaughter, Zoe, hangs in the balance. From solid silver to a locked safe, the buyers duke it out in the hunt for hidden treasure.

Episode 3 War on the Shore
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War on the Shore

Aired on Dec 08, 2010

In Huntington Beach the buyers are picking up anything but good vibrations. Dave Hester leaves Darrell Sheets hanging out to dry with a pump fake approach. But Darrell’s wrath costs Dave dearly in return. Barry Weiss finds a twelve inch piano, but there’s a chance this small wonder could be more than just a child’s toy. And a rip tide of cash is spent on the highest winning unit of the season.

 2 Railroad Roulette
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Railroad Roulette

Aired on Dec 01, 2010

Chaos ensues throughout the storage units of Westminister. A secret weapon is brought out by Barry Weiss to dwarf the competition. Two bitter rivals, Dave Hester and Darrell Sheets, go toe-to-toe for a locker with a twenty thousand dollar payout. After Jarrod buys a suspect unit, a lover’s quarrel breaks out between he and Brandi. But after inspection, the bickering pair find something even Brandi didn’t expect. It’s Russian Roulette in a facility wrought with both trash and treasure.

Episode 1 High Noon in the High Desert
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High Noon in the High Desert

Aired on Dec 01, 2010

It’s a showdown in the high desert as the buyers crack open a trove of abandoned storage lockers. Barry Weiss unearths the personal possessions of rap magnate Suge Knight. Jarrod Schulz and Dave Hester throw down their bankrolls in hopes of scoring a classic organ. And Darrell Sheets reveals a historic, one hundred and fifty thousand-dollar find. Classic items, wily personalities–let the storage wars begin!

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