UEach episode of Hoarders is a fascinating look inside the lives of two different people whose inability to part with their belongings is so out of control that they are on the verge of a personal crisis.
#2 – Glen & Lisa
Season 3 – Episode 20
A collection of 2500 free-roaming rats have hoarded Glen out of his home and into a shed on his property. Originally bred as pets, the rat collection spun out of control upon the death of his wife. Now Glen needs help removing the animals so he can return home, but he has insisted that they be saved and adopted out. Lisa has hoarded her father’s house both inside and out. More than 30 cats roam freely through the clutter and he is threatening to evict her and her pets. Lisa will not be allowed back in until she cleans the house, and gets rid of her dozens of animals.
The episode was rated from 28 votes.
#3 – Gail & Warren
Season 2 – Episode 9
Gail’s house is literally falling apart. She is living without heat, the walls in her house are cracking, the ceiling is leaking and the floor boards are bowing. She has to make repairs but she needs to clean out her house in order to do so. Complicating the issue is that Gail is scheduled to have major surgery in two weeks and unless she cleans up she will have no where to go to recover from her surgery. Warren is a self-employed heating and refridgeration specialist who ends up taking his work home with him. Old refridgerators, tools and supplies clutter his house creating an unsafe environment for his three year old son Josh and his wife Leanne worries about her son’s development. She has now given Warren an ultimatum to either clean up or move out.
The episode was rated from 43 votes.
#4 – Cindy
Season 11 – Episode 7
Cindy must deal with her hoarding tendencies to save her son’s property and her storefront, or lose everything.
The episode was rated from 18 votes.
#5 – Sandra
Season 9 – Episode 6
Former famed interior designer, Sandra, has hoarded out every square inch of the historic mansion she lost to foreclosure. However, she refuses to leave the manor in spite of the fact the bank has sold it to a new couple. The new owners are now facing a crisis of conscience trying to figure out how to compassionately evict Sandra from the property and dispose of her hoard.
The episode was rated from 162 votes.
#6 – Dennis
Season 11 – Episode 5
A retired architect has collected a massive amount of clutter over the years; code enforcement officials are concerned about the safety of his property.
The episode was rated from 12 votes.
#7 – Carol
Season 11 – Episode 1
Over the past two decades, Carol has hoarded her husband’s home; with the mansion threatened to be condemned, the family unites to try to save the house and confront Carol about her behavior.
The episode was rated from 19 votes.
#8 – Doug & Ruth
Season 6 – Episode 2
Doug, who suffered severe brain trauma and memory loss in an accident, hoards items he feels might trigger his memories. Ruth has turned her beautiful home into a shrine for the three members of her family who died there. She refuses to get rid of anything that belonged to them, and continually shops for more to fill her sorrow.
The episode was rated from 53 votes.
#9 – June & Doug
Season 2 – Episode 11
A woman faces the loss of her mobile home and her daughter if she doesn’t get help for her hoarding; a single father must clean up his home if he hopes to keep his two special-needs children.
The episode was rated from 36 votes.
#10 – Becky
Season 11 – Episode 4
Over the past two decades, Becky has hoarded her home and motel property, including furniture, clothes and appliances.
The episode was rated from 12 votes.