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Extreme Cheapskates

Season 1 2012

  • 2012-10-17T02:00:00Z on TLC
  • 30 mins
  • 2 hours, 25 mins
  • United States
  • Reality

Extreme Cheapskates gives you an insider's look at the most outrageous penny-pinching people around. From making their own reusable cloth toilet paper to singing for their supper, you won't believe their extreme and inventive ways to save money.

6 episodes

1x01 Kate

  • Series Premiere

    2012-10-17T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

Meet Extreme Cheapskate and dumpster diver Kate who takes us through her super cheap lifestyle in New York City.

1x02 Terence / Greg

  • 2012-10-17T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

An Oakland man who doesn't buy furniture, picks up loose change and never takes his family out to eat; a Cincinnati man who flushes his toilet once per week, reuses plastic utensils and gets paid to take part in medical tests.

1x03 Victoria

  • 2012-10-24T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

A wealthy Ohio woman saves money by urinating in a jar and emptying it in her garden, searching dumpsters for food and foraging for edible plants in the woods.

1x04 Abdul & Vickie

  • 2012-10-24T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

An Idaho mother of five who won't spend money on a telephone, a television or new clothes for her kids, but will search for roadkill; a South Dakota man who haggles for fast food, utilities and party favors for a wedding-anniversary celebration.

1x05 Jeff

  • 2012-10-31T02:00:00Z — 20 mins

A Maryland man rides a bicycle and searches for inexpensive vacations, and also helps another family save money by inspecting their garbage can.

1x06 Roy / Ben

  • 2012-10-31T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

A Vermont man reuses dental floss and coffee grinds, and gets free refills at the movies by sifting through trash; a Texas man cleans his clothes in the dishwasher, makes his own toothpaste and uses cornstarch to stay cool in the absence of air-conditioning.