Each 60-minute 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. Whether they're facing eviction, the loss of their children, jail time, or divorce, they are all desperately in need of help. In a fly-on-the-wall style, we'll capture the drama as experts work to put each on the road to recovery. But cleaning is just the first step, like taking drugs away from an addict. The healing won't be easy. For some, throwing away even the tiniest thing -- a sponge, a button, an empty box -- is so painful that they will not be able to allow the cleaning to be completed, no matter the consequences. For others, professional help and an organizer's guidance give them the strength to recover. At the end of each episode we'll find out who has been able to keep their hoarding behavior at bay and who, despite help, is still lost inside this painful disease.

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Premiere Date: Aug/17/2009

Genre: , Lifestyle

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Hoarders season 7 episode 5

Season 7, Episode 5: Janet and Christina: Update

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Air Date: Jun 30, 2014

Hoarders season 7 episode 6

Season 7, Episode 6: Randy and Vicki: Update

A massive boardwalk memorabilia hoard; a woman's collection may cost her everything; updates reveal what happened after the show....

Air Date: Jul 07, 2014

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