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Extreme Cheapskates

Follow some of the most-peculiar self-proclaimed frugalistas as they go to radical lengths to save money. These extreme penny pinchers share their best money-saving tips, from dumpster diving and excessive recycling to strict budgeting.
IMDb 5.7201113 episodes
16+
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Episodes

  1. S3 E1 - Guide to Love
    September 23, 2014
    43min
    7+
    Reusing funeral flowers for a date, redoing bedrooms with used hotel sheets, buying thrift store lingerie, or planning vow renewals for almost nothing, Extreme Cheapskates Guide To Love shows that love doesn’t cost a thing.
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  2. S3 E2 - In Sickness and in Wealth
    September 30, 2014
    21min
    16+
    An Extreme Cheapskates couple cannot stand the idea of spending money. Whether it’s frying breakfast on the car engine or pulling out their own tooth at home, no task is too big and no savings too small.
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  3. S3 E3 - All Wrapped Up
    October 1, 2014
    21min
    TV-PG
    A man is obsessed with preserving the value of his assets. In an effort to keep his home looking like new, he wraps all of his possessions, from his car to his bathroom, in plastic wrap.
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  4. S3 E4 - Home is Where the Cart Is
    October 7, 2014
    21min
    7+
    A flight attendant takes her boyfriend to the Unclaimed Baggage Center in hopes of pushing their relationship to the next level. Meanwhile, a professional doorman has no fixed address, but lives rent-free by house sitting.
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  5. S3 E5 - Cheap Hair Day
    October 7, 2014
    21min
    7+
    A woman saves money by insulating her entire house with plastic, and she brings her Pilates studio into the home to save even more. A hair stylist cuts hair and costs at her salon and finds cheap bridal party products in order to trim her budget.
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  6. S3 E6 - Father Knows Debt
    October 14, 2014
    21min
    7+
    In search of small change, a man searches vacuum canisters at the car wash. Meanwhile, a woman limits herself to one piece of gum, every three days.
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  7. S3 E7 - Pool Rules: No Spending
    October 14, 2014
    21min
    7+
    Homemaker Jeni goes to sporting good stores, using the exercise equipment on display in lieu of a gym membership. Realtor Lisa spends just three dollars to stage and sell her homes.
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  8. S3 E8 - Nobody Pays Retail
    October 21, 2014
    21min
    7+
    A woman scours the obituaries, visits surviving family members and requests the clothing of their loved ones. Meanwhile, a man introduces his wife to his entire family of cheapskates.
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  9. S3 E9 - The Grass is Always Cheaper
    October 28, 2014
    21min
    7+
    A woman's entire garden is made up solely of silk flowers, and aims to replace her whole lawn with artificial grass to eliminate her landscaping bill. A man attempts to land a job in sales to save his employer money.
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  10. S3 E10 - Feast or Famine
    November 4, 2014
    21min
    7+
    A cooking instructor reveals how to cook lobster on a tuna fish budget. Meanwhile, a woman converted an abandoned hospital into her home, for just the fraction of the price.
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  11. S3 E11 - Diving for Dollars
    November 11, 2014
    21min
    TV-PG
    With their wedding only days away, a frugal couple save a fortune by dumpster diving for decorations. Meanwhile, a bartender looks for an apartment and refuses to spend anywhere near the rent of pricey New York apartments.
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  12. S3 E12 - Vacations
    November 18, 2014
    43min
    7+
    Revealing a group of penny-pinching Americans who want to hit the open road without breaking open their wallets including a family of four who share one bunk bed at a Dude Ranch.
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  13. S3 E13 - Merry Cheapskate Christmas
    December 9, 2014
    43min
    7+
    A woman visits a junkyard for her family's Christmas gift, while another woman creates Christmas turkey mutation out of ground meat with chicken and turkey legs.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Marcel ArsenaultRyan Doyle
Producers
Jada FordGraziano BruniDavid StephenEbonice AtkinsKarl HollandtMike KaneAlan MadisonMatt Sharp
Starring
David A Kaye
Studio
discovery plus Real Stories
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