Storage Wars: Texas (Originally Storage Wars Dallas) is a reality television series on the A&E Network that premiered in 2011. It is a regionalized spin-off of the highly-popular series Storage Wars.
Season 2 returns with brand new buys, all-new finds, and a few new faces. The buyers journey to the resort and spa town of Mineral Wells. "Rangers" Ricky and Bubba face off with Victor for a luxury household locker. New buyer Jenny Grumbles tries to exterminate two pests: a swarm of termites and a lovesick buyer. "The Outsider" takes some old wood to an old friend. And a classic lighter sparks up a fortune. With a massive payout at stake, the buyers will have to learn that big things often come in small packages.
The buyers travel to the transportation hub of Irving, TX. Dr. Moe's prot g e, Mary Padian, returns -- giving refurbisher, Jenny Grumbles, a run for her money. Ricky Smith learns a valuable lesson in human anatomy. Victor Rjesnjansky buys a secret agent's locker. And Bubba Smith is forced to find a buyer for some explicit art. Dr. Moe once said, "Mary's imagination really blows my socks off!" As the buyers are about to discover -- her mind is far stranger than expected.
Auctions take place in Lake Highlands, Texas--a wealthy suburb of Dallas. Victor Rjesnjansky snakes his way into Bubba's mind--turning him against Ricky. Jenny Grumbles scours the lockers, while working for a very picky client. Mary Padian bids against her former mentor. And Dr. Moe Prigoff returns to the auction--finding an item that blows up in his face. From repurposed to refurbished--the buyers will have to hustle to pump up their profits.
The buyers head to Tyler, Texas--a country town with a thriving art scene. Ricky tries to remove the "Vic fungus" that s invaded Bubba s head. Jenny Grumbles finds a rare insect display. Victor Rjesnjansky brawls for a unit with an antique train set. And Moe Prigoff reveals a dark secret in hopes of getting Mary s help. While one team enlists Grand Slam Champion Anne Smith to make heads of their tennis heads, another goes to an old friend to make sure their sculptural bust is not a bust.
Carrollton, Texas hosts the auction. Moe and Mary debate their team name. Victor Rjesnjansky tries to blend in with some camouflage hunting gear. Jenny Grumbles wages war with Mary Padian for a unit with some glass blowing items. And Ricky and Bubba visit in old friend for a lesson in drugs. With the buyers acting crazy, who will be able to turn their storage stash into cold, hard cash?
The buyers venture to Cedar Hill, Texas--home of the rich and fabulous Dr. Moe Prigoff. Jenny Grumbles tries to toast Victor for a locker filled with chotskies. Bubba journeys alone to the heart of storage darkness. Mary tries to keep Moe from losing his mind and buying a locker filled with BBQ sauce. And Victor brings his truck to sweep the competition. From civil war prosthetics to voodoo statues--one buyer will curse his locker and one locker will curse its buyer.
In Arlington, Texas tensions reach critical mass. Fed up with Victor's head games, Bubba vows to run the price up on his "Outsider" nemesis. Jenny Grumbles finds an item with some stimulating properties. Mary and Moe try their hand at having a strategy...for once. And Ricky Smith finds a collectable coin that may save the world from the Mayan Apocalypse. With collectable dolls and ancient artifacts at stake, who will feel enraptured and who be swallowed up in the rapture?
In the small town of Ponder, a dark secret looms; the townspeople pounce on lockers like hordes of zombies. Ricky and Bubba score some intimate objects for cattle. Jenny Grumbles scrambles for antique furniture. Victor hears the voice of doom when appraising motorcycle gear, while Moe and Mary uncover an object that may have been built by Benjamin Franklin. As the buyers quickly learn--in the town of Ponder, the rabid citizens are quite fond of brains.
The buyers ride out to the cowboy town of Mesquite, Texas. Mary Padian tries to impress Dr. Moe with a sleak, refurbished pool table. Jenny Grumbles uncovers a hot and steely garden item. Ricky and Bubba duke it out for a unit with some antique equestrian gear, while Victor Rjesnjansky attempts to snatch up his piece of the pie. But when Jenny suffers a blow to the head, her dreams of storage glory go up in smoke.
Walt Cade and his buyers hit the road to Austin, Texas--the capital of the state and home to a multitude of proudly eclectic weirdoes. Moe and Mary battle for an antique unit with an 8 grand payout. Jenny gets a lesson in rock and roll. Victor finds an energizing item. And Rangers Ricky and Bubba use their home turf advantage to kick out the tourist competition. In a city whose motto is "Keep Austin Weird"--one team will truly learn the definition of an oddity.
Some buyers have enjoyed a successful first day in Austin, but on the second and final day, the Doc and the Junkster turn desperate. Not wanting to return home with an empty rental truck, Moe and Mary go all in on a locker full of pi atas. Jenny Grumbles aims for furniture, but gets a new set of wheels. Ricky and Bubba get mean to get a locker, and Victor joins Moe and Mary in the pi ata trade, leading to a turf war on Sixth Street where only one pi ata seller will be left standing. In a strange land, the buyers discover that sometimes it s survival of the strangest.
On the hottest day of summer, the buyers return to the wealthy suburb of Lake Highlands, Texas. Victor Rjesnjansky gets burned by a mistake, but a surprise find leads him to the floor of the Dallas Mavericks basketball arena. Bubba finds a book that might magically transport him to another realm. Moe Prigoff, Mary Padian, and Jenny Grumbles lock horns with a pair from Storage Wars Texas past. As the temperature rises, the competition has never been hotter, and at least one buyer leaves wanting revenge.
Looking for a competitive edge in the male-dominated storage auction scene, the Dazzler uses her feminine wiles to obtain inside information. Ricky and Bubba set their Texas land speed record. Mary gets a second opinion on a find that Moe considers worthless. Venturing where no women are allowed, Jenny uncovers clues to the secrets of a centuries-old secret society. Victor and the other men mock her methods, but Jenny demonstrates that force is often no match for flirtation and that a smile can open all kinds of doors.
Sparks fly in DeSoto, Texas, as Lesa Lewis and Jerry Simpson return from East Texas to make another score -- and this time, Jenny Grumbles and Mary Padian are ready. Victor s emergency find has him rush to the local fire department. Jenny does an incredible makeover on some old furniture. Mary and Moe go spelunking to appraise some unusual items. To the amusement of the other buyers, the tension between Lesa, Jenny, and Mary boils over, and Lesa finds that what she says can and will be used against her.
Garland, a city boasting the slogan "Texas Made Here," hosts the auction. Moe and Mary find a rare piece of U.S. history. Jenny Grumbles, influenced by a popular book series, discovers items that may stretch her sensibilities. Ricky and Bubba leave their comfort zone to turn a Texas river into a trading post. While one buyer brings more cash than ever before, everyone is quick to learn that there s a lot to be made in Garland.
The buyers venture to the Dallas suburb of Addison. The Rangers make an antique find that Ricky believes has its origin on the high seas. Jenny uncovers a piece of Hollywood. Mary, going solo, inventively attempts to channel The Doc as she makes a fateful purchase. The action doesn t stop when the bidding ends, and after two buyers haggle over an item, the buyers find that one person s trash is another person s death trap.
The auctions take place in Oak Cliff, Texas. Jenny battles Mary for a locker containing antique electronics. Vic finds that it s all about the Washingtons. Ricky and Bubba discover a Vaudeville curio with a hidden surprise. Moe and Mary pursue a locker containing what could be Mary s new truck. While one team s dream gets crushed, another learns that a belief in magic can allow them to take flight.
Arlington, Texas hosts the auction action. Ricky and Bubba take their finds off to the races. Jenny gets a chance to trade makeover for makeover. Vic eyes a unit that Bubba guesses was used for nefarious purposes. The Doc and The Junkster show up with Moe at less than full strength--and things take a turn for the worse. As the buyers discover, even having all of your faculties is no guarantee to for success, and hard work sometimes isn't enough.
The buyers return to Mineral Wells, where severe weather complicates a day of auctions--and puts a scare into Vic. Ricky and Bubba find items for a hardcore football fan. Jenny s locker delivers a bundle of joy. Moe and Mary take an unforgettable trip to a cattle farm. Whether running for cover or cowering from cows, this week a few of the buyers get more than they can handle.
The buyers return to Mesquite, Texas, where Ricky and Bubba have endured a terrible run of luck and due to unforeseen circumstances, the Rangers get off to a dyspeptic start. Victor sets out to discover what women want and ends up at a high school. Jenny learns something new from a rare jazz album. Moe and Mary find that their storage locker has been home to a certain kind of squatter. Whether going back to school or getting schooled, Mesquite teaches some hard lessons, and no one will be saved by the bell.
The buyers travel to the upscale area of Las Colinas; Moe has a good kind of bomb scare; Jenny explores the world of high-priced sports cars.
Moe and Mary meet a qualified wood expert in the Texas town of Waxahachie; Ricky and Bubba find a strange weapon; a buyer listens to the locals to get an edge up on the competition.
The auction action heads to the historical town of DeSoto, Texas. Victor Rjsenjansky tries to ruin his competition by sweeping the sale. Ricky and Bubba fight for a locker with an antique mannequin. Jenny Grumbles steals a potential half million dollars from Vic. And a mysterious Man in Black shows up to bag a locker with Willie Nelson memorabilia. From collectables to car parts, these buyers will have to turn to the dark side for a score.
The buyers return to Mesquite, Texas, where Ricky and Bubba have experienced a famous losing streak. Jenny fights through a work-related injury. Vic sweats the small stuff. Moe and Mary uncover items that have them jumping and dancing. With half the buyers fighting through real or imagined disadvantages, Mesquite could be a winner for anyone with two hands -- provided they re not all thumbs.
The auction returns to the historic town of Waxahachie, where Victor needs to halt a losing streak. Moe and Mary, trying to help Mary s struggling brick and mortar, hope to score big with an antique instrument. Jenny returns to a time-tested strategy to get ahead. Rangers Bubba and Ricky reel in a surprise. While one buyer attempts to kill the others with kindness, it s the ones who play tough who make a killing.
The auction action takes place in the tiny town of Pantego, Texas. Victor gets back in the game when he discovers a box of antique periodicals. Moe and Mary find a useful item in a beauty salon unit. Jenny competes with Ricky and Bubba, who are locked out of possible riches. While some buyers settle for a bronze, others strike gold, and prove that the best things come from a small town's packages.
The buyers return to the town of Carrollton, Texas. Victor pursues a custom motorcycle and finds more machinery than he anticipated. Ricky and Bubba go face to face with one of Ricky's biggest fears. Mary and Moe pursue a "showpiece" while Jenny patiently waits for what develops. With a five-figure haul at stake, what most buyers consider trash is truly one buyer's treasure.
The auction action gets tense in Arlington, Texas. Jenny must once again face down her nemeses Ricky and Bubba to acquire her dream locker. Moe and Mary discover rhythm and melody. Victor "The Outsider" goes undercover and unearths a relic from the 1970's that could be a thing of beauty. While one buyer discovers their dark side on the way to a victory, the losers are reminded that there are no friends at a storage auction.
The auction in Killeen, Texas, where Bubba Smith went to high school, stirs up teenage memories for the Rangers and the other buyers. Victor overcomes a bad hair day to uncover some Civil War collectibles. Jenny is forced to moonlight as a safecracker. The Doc and the Junkster must use Mary's refurbishing skills to get value out of an outmoded dining room set. While Bubba attempts to be the big man on campus in his homecoming, other buyers may end up most likely to succeed.
The buyers hit the old Chisholm Trail city of Fort Worth. Jenny identifies Ricky and Bubba as obstacles to her success and aims to beat them at their own game. Victor finds women's accessories and offends the appraiser. Moe and Mary make a discovery that leads them to a burlesque performance. While a few buyers play it safe, the ones who leave their comfort zone find the best value in Fort Worth.
The auction takes place in Lancaster, Texas -- a spot on Bonnie and Clyde's 1934 robbery spree -- and the buyers also hope to make out like bandits. Rick and Bubba seek to stock up for a huge furniture sale. Moe, back from a Hawaii vacation, buys a risky locker, running afoul of Mary. Jenny Grumbles, joined by her mother, finds something in a furniture locker that leaves her hanging, while Victor seems more interested in Jenny's mother than the auction. With one team aiming for a five figure profit, and another just happy to get out in one piece, it's boom or bust once more in this Old West town.
The buyers converge in the town of DeSoto, where a stranger on a motorcycle raises both prices and eyebrows. With only four lockers up for grabs, Ricky and Bubba aim for a sweep. Moe and Mary find that something is cooking with their car engine. Jenny plans for big furniture and ends up in the doghouse. With so few chances for a profitable find, every locker is a white-knuckle battle, and stealthy new buyer sneaks in to make a few enemies.
The auction takes place in the small East Texas town of Hallsville -- and it seems like nearly everyone shows up to compete with our buyers. Vic meets a local beauty queen, while Ricky and Bubba fight the crowds for a locker that may play a winning tune. Jenny's discovery takes her to a house of worship, while Mary and Moe hope to win a locker -- even if it incurs the wrath of Moe's wife
The buyers return to the classic Texas town of Fort Worth, where Victor seeks an ally in his bidding battle against Ricky and Bubba, who have their eyes on a coveted plasma cutter. Jenny finds an antique worthy of scientific examination. Moe and Mary try to stock up for their Hoopty Sale -- even if that means breaking and entering. In a week where teamwork falls short, the buyers learn that two heads in the auction game can sometimes mean zero dollars.