Part sleuths, part antiques experts, and part cultural historians, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, business partners of Antique Archaeology in Iowa, are professional pickers, trolling Americas small towns to salvage rare collectibles and good garbage from regular folks. Although buying and selling is their livelihood, the thrill is in the chase. Each treasure hunt leads them to fascinating, quirky characters everyday people with stories about themselves and their artifacts that provide a fascinating look into American life. The A&E series American Pickers traces the highs and lows of the picking trade. Follow Mike and Frank as they get their hands dirty in search of weird and wonderful Americana, from a legendary motorbike in Oklahoma; KISS memorabilia in New York; and even a discovery of a life-size sculpture of Elvis in rural Vermont. The pressure mounts as they attempt to turn around each item fast, find just the right buyer, and strike the ultimate deal.