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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Rotating Dream House and More

Aug/07/2005
Get ready for a wild road trip across America--from houses that make one say "How'd they do that?" to people that might make you say, "Why'd they do that?" We'll explore a rotating dream house, a storybook house fit for a princess, a designer pad filled with inflatable furniture, a "zoo" filled with farm machinery dinosaurs, California's smallest house, and a neighborhood "Wish Arch."

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2 :01x02 - Kokopelli's Cave and More

Jul/10/2005
Gear up for another wild road trip across America, starting with 65-million-year-old cave that doubles as home to a daring couple who have to scale cliff walls just to get to the grocery store. We'll also meet an animal lover who likes to "wear" her pets in the form of knit dog-hair shawls and sweaters--and has even found a market in weaving clothes for other pet lovers. Next up we see a playground designer who has brought his wildly playful imagination into his own home, a giant tree house made of glass, and the Louisiana "Bead Queen," who plasters Mardi Gras beads on everything. Finally, we'll meet a 90-year-old woman who has a natural geyser in her backyard.

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3 :01x03 - Swamp Castle and More

Jul/17/2005
This week's road trip across America starts in San Francisco, where a circus performer has decorated his home in an Egyptian theme. The venture moves on to New Mexico to see a man's house that is covered with his collection of rare glass bottles, followed by a shiny castle on a former Florida swamp, a home made out of mud, and the world's largest rubber band ball. Lastly, we talk to a tugboat captain who sings songs and carves matchsticks into tiny versions of celebrities.

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4 :01x04 - Bourbon Street Basement and More

Jul/24/2005
The road trip starts in Pennsylvania, where a Mardi Gras-loving couple has built a three-story replica of New Orleans' Bourbon Street in their basement. Next up is San Diego pair of surfers who live in a boathouse that has never set sail, a 93-year-old dynamo that built a 20-foot-high wall around his two-acre property by himself, and a Coronado Island woman who uses every inch of her home, including appliances, as a canvas for her creativity. Finally, we'll meet a retired master plumber in San Antonio who uses toilet-seat covers as his amazing art.

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5 :01x05 - Metal Monsters and More

Jul/31/2005
The road trip begins in Northern California, where one homeowner has gone butterfly mad on his artfully painted home. Next, we'll head east to see a medieval castle made from salvaged wood and fieldstone, then south to Del Mar, Calif., where an architect bought a median in the middle of a busy highway on which to build his tiny, triangular dream house. We'll also meet a man who loves traffic signals so much he owns 92 working lights as well as a Georgia machinist who sculpts scrap metal into amazing metal monsters.

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6 :01x06 - Mushroom House and More

Aug/14/2005
The road trip starts in New Jersey, where a man has made his home into an artistic funhouse. Next stop: Boones Mill, Va., where we see a manmade 50-foot-high medieval tower with a subterranean energy-efficient hideaway. Then we'll meet a Virginia-beach woman who makes laundry lint into art, visit an organic home that has its own ecosystem, and meet a Louisiana man who sees creates art out driftwood. Finally, we'll check out a mushroom-shaped home in that was inspired by all things organic.

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7 :01x07 - Bowling-Ball House and More

Aug/28/2005
The road trip kicks off in New Mexico to a home called Earthship (actually a bed and breakfast called The Dobson House). Made from organic and recycled materials, it resembles a UFO that has just landed. Next we'll meet a man in Miami who paints wild and colorful characters across every square inch of the art studio that he calls "Where?house". After that, we check out a yard containing hundreds of artfully painted bowling balls, a house decked out with incredible glass creations, and various pieces of art made out of toothpicks. Wrapping up this trip is a visit to a Pennsylvania home that looks like a giant shoe.

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8 :01x08 - Collage Loft and More

Sep/11/2005
The road trip begins in a New York, where a penthouse has been turned into an artist's loft with a collage of vibrant colors and patterns. Next, it's on to Oregon to meet a couple who has created a forest of tiny trees to match their miniature railroad. From there, it's southbound to take a look at a sphere-shaped home and horse sculptures made from twisted bailing wire. Then, in Colorado, we meet a man who sees completed pieces of furniture in dead trees. The final leg is a venture into a Texas town, where everyone is obsessed with hippos and has the decor to prove it.

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9 :01x09 - Luxury Cave House and More

Sep/18/2005
The road trip kicks off in Arkansas, at a one-of-a-kind luxury cave house complete with stalactites. Next it's on to peek at an extreme tree house in California, a North Carolina dinosaur park made of metal, and a home built to house two-story plants. Finally, we meet a family in Kentucky that lives in a goose!

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10 :01x10 - Breitenbach Castle and More

Sep/25/2005
This week's road trip starts in Kentucky, where a couple lives in a triangular home with tons of trippy triangular features. Next up is a house in Austin that looks just like a giant white mushroom, an Arkansas home that reaches high above the tree line, and an upstate New York medieval castle. Then, it's on to Georgia, where we visit a Victorian home that is more radical than royal with road signs, paint buckets, street lights and all kinds of fun features lining the walls. Finally, we meet an artist called The Dot Man, who has painted his entire home, from floor to ceiling, with colorful dots.

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11 :01x11 - Roller-Coaster House and More

Oct/02/2005
This road trip across America begins in Indiana, where a man has built a working roller coaster in his front yard. Next, it's on to Florida to see a 22-room house that's decorated in a variety of themes, and to New Mexico, where we take a look at one man's collection of more than 100,000 license plates. Then it's on to Oregon to visit a couple who lives in an energy efficient homemade fire lookout that looks just like the real thing. Wrapping it all up is a peek inside a stunning medieval-style castle in St. Louis.

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12 :01x12 - Ed's Tiki Heads and More

Oct/09/2005
This week's road trip begins in Illinois, where a man shows off his space-age home that runs entirely by remote control. Then, it's down to Houston, where a woman crochets sweaters for carrots, eggs and even trees! A New Jersey cookie-jar-shaped house is the next stop, followed by Rhode Island, where a man makes furniture and other functional art out of old road signs. Moving on to Florida, we meet a man who carves one-of-a-kind tiki heads. Finally, we check out a New York man who has built pirate-ship attraction out of more than 50 elaborately dressed mannequins.

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13 :01x13 - Spacey Pad and More

Oct/16/2005
Kicking off in Missouri, the road trip first finds a man who lives like an alien in his own spacey pad. Next, up is a look at a 19th-century circular house with curved doors to fit the rounded walls and a constellation ceiling for visiting stargazers. Following that, we head down to the Ozarks to meet a couple who have built their home in the side of a mountain. Then, in Chicago, we see a home with an unusual transit system for freshwater fish dubbed the fish highway." We end in New York at Sir Ivan's castle and medieval kingdom that doubles as a party palace.

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Season 2

14 :02x01 - Windchime Wonderland and More

Oct/23/2005
The road trip starts in Wisconsin, where a slot-car enthusiast shows off his racetrack-themed home. Next, we see a rotating home that spins in the California desert, a St. Louis house with a yard full of funky art, a house in Oregon with a candy-coated interior, and an Arkansas man's "windchime of mass distraction." The tour wraps in Pennsylvania, where the world's fastest balloon artist shows off his fabulously twisted balloon sculptures.

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15 :02x02 - Pop Art House and More

Nov/06/2005
This road trip beings in Malibu, Calif., where a man has made his home into one big musical instrument. Next, it's on to Chicago, where Jerry Kleiner has super-sized his home to Alice in Wonderland proportions. Then, we visit an artist who mixes Old World mosaic with modern pop culture using soda bottlecaps in her work, and a Minnesota man, who has made his home into a replica of the White House. Finally, we meet a Washington couple who live in a Navy tugboat that's run aground.

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16 :02x03 - Hobbitat House and More

Nov/13/2005
The first stop on this road trip is to Pennsylvania, where we visit a sparkling home covered entirely with mirrors. Next, it's on to Tennessee to meet a couple who built a small town on their property, then to San Diego, where a woman shows off her animal-shaped bushes. Then, in Kansas, we find a couple who lives in a home built like an old water tower. The trip winds down in Washington, DC, at the home of an artist who uses chewed bubble-gum to create fanciful creatures. Finally, we meet an Oregon man who has built a "hobbitat" village for his grandchildren in his backyard.

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17 :02x04 - Pod House and More

Nov/20/2005
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! This one starts in New York, where we take a look at a house of pods that jumps right out of a scene in a science-fiction movie. Next, we visit Kansas to experience life in a very long house on the prairie, followed by California, where we view a quaint bed and breakfast where pirates, Egyptian mummies and gypsies feel right at home. Then, it's on to Philadelphia, we find an artist who has illuminated his home with "found" items. Finally, we visit a family in Washington that has a pyramid palace.

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18 :02x05 - Storybook House and More

Nov/27/2005
This week's road trip starts in Pennsylvania, where a man has built a colorful home that looks as if it was ripped from the pages of a Dr. Seuss storybook. Next, we visit a home in Michigan that houses a 250-seat theater, followed by a Minnesota couple, who collects carousel horses. Then, we head to Missouri, to see a 1960s octagonal home. Finally, we meet a man who collects dozens of giant clocks. He even cut a hole in his second-story floor to accommodate a giant pendulum that hangs over his dining room!

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19 :02x06 - Translucent House and More

Aug/20/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! This one starts in Minneapolis, where a family lives in a home with translucent walls. Next, it's on to New York City to meet a homeowner who has fashioned furniture and light fixtures from '50s chrome fins, headlights, taillights and even bumpers. Then, we visit a home near Pittsburgh, Penn., that's camouflaged as a giant rock and made entirely out of polyurethane foam! In San Francisco, we meet a woman who plastered every square inch of her walls with pencils and other office supplies. Finally, we meet a couple in Washington who have literally covered their yard with whimsical displays that look like they are straight out of a storybook.

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20 :02x07 - Don's Castle and More

Jan/01/2006
This week's road trip starts in Kansas with a family that lives like Midwestern royalty in their medieval castle. Then, it's on to meet a couple who has spent the past 13 years restoring old train cars and filling their backyard with pullman relics. Next, visit a California man who combined his environmental friendly attitude with his architectural knowledge to create an extra-small, energy-efficient house. We also check out a South Carolina yard filled with hundreds of topiaries, a New York home full of whimsical Knoblauch furniture, and finally, an Ohio home that immediately transports us to a village in Tuscany.

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21 :02x08 - Hi-Tech House and More

Jan/15/2006
We begin this week's road trip in Indiana, where a man's house is on the cutting edge of technology. Next, in New England we meet a family who lives in a fiberglass network of pod-like tunnels. We take off from there to meet a Washington man who has converted a historic railroad car into a modern apartment. Then, in Colorado, we see an enchanting home filled with unique artwork and creativity. Finally, we head to Arizona to tour eight vintage RVs that have been transformed into vacation homes as well as a landlocked yacht.

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22 :02x09 - Pyramid House and More

Jan/22/2006
The road trip starts in Indianapolis, where we travel back in time to a re-creation of a small 1950s town. Moving on to Chicago, we reach for the stars when we visit a cosmic mail order "Futuro" home that looks just like a spaceship has just landed. We then go underground and find a hidden house in the hills of Hamilton, Ohio. Next, in Colorado, two pyramids come together to blend with the Rocky Mountains, but the real fun is inside this eclectic and colorful pad. Then, in New Hampshire, we find a craftsman who makes furniture and sculptures from discarded wood and dead trees. Finally in Florida, a woman gives a tour of her chicken sanctuary.

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23 :02x10 - Doghouse B & B and More

Feb/05/2006
This week's road trip begins in Indiana, with a medieval mansion. Then, we are off to Texas, where one family has re-created a house from a popular 1960s sitcom. Moving on to Iowa, we tour a porcelain palace filled with '50s decor and then head to New York to meet a woman who has gotten her neighbors' attention with her fascinating mosaics. Finally, we check out a doghouse vacation home/bed and breakfast in Idaho.

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24 :02x11 - Geodesic Dome and More

Mar/19/2006
The road trip this week starts in California with a Bonanza enthusiast who loved the show so much, he re-created the set in his home! Next, we head to Maine, where we find a handbuilt mushroom castle filled with funky furniture. Then, in Deadwood, Ore., we take a ride through a scenic backyard garden on a rebuilt train. In Idaho, we check out an offbeat geodesic dome with a little country flair planted in the middle of a suburban neighborhood. Finally, back in California, we meet a man on Route 66 who has turned his collection of antique bottles into amazing yard art.

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25 :02x12 - Gasoline Alley House and More

Mar/26/2006
This week's road trip begins in Arizona, where we meet a couple who built a house using an array of funky shapes and colors. Next, in Washington State, we meet a couple that lives in an old-fashioned gas station and collects hot-rod cars. Following that is a stop in Michigan to visit an underground dome that collects solar energy to keep its dwellers warm. Then, we meet Vic Cook, who built a log cabin that's hidden in the back woods of Indiana. Finally, in San Antonio, we climb aboard a streetcar lover's dream house--a 100-year-old trolley!

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26 :02x13 - Russian Dacha and More

Apr/02/2006
The road trip kicks off in Sun Valley, Idaho, where a house made entirely of pyramids boasts no square rooms or right angles. Next, it's off to the forests of West Virginia to take a look at a traditional Russian cottage called a dacha, complete with onion domes. Then, in Manhattan, we check out an architect who has built his loft to reflect his love for the busy streets and subways of New York City. In Colorado, we meet a couple that has us spinning in circles as we tour their monolithic dome home. Finally, in western Ohio, we venture into the Country Fest Tractor Square Dancers and cheer as they to the do-si-do on their heavy farm machinery.

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Season 3

27 :03x01 - Beehive House and More

Jan/29/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! This one starts in Arizona, with a look at a house with brilliantly colored monolithic domes. From there, we go to Illinois, where we meet a farmer who is so crazy about pumpkins he has a home decorated in everything pumpkin. Next, in Colorado, we discover earth bags and how a couple of homeowners used them to build an eco-friendly house. We then check out a Cincinnati house that looks like a beehive and finish up in Miami, where we visit a tree house that one family calls home

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28 :03x02 - Robot House and More

Apr/09/2006
This week's road trip across America starts in Hawaii with a home that looks like something straight from the sea. Next is a house in Iowa that's big and round and rises 72 feet off the ground. Moving on to California, we check out a place where one man's house and lawn are adorned with whimsical homemade robots. Then, in New Mexico, we find a homeowner who does more than eat off dinner plates--he decorates his house with them, both inside and out. Finally, we meet a Wyoming family that has way more than 99 bottles of beer on their walls

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29 :03x03 - Hawaiian Hobbit House and More

Apr/16/2006
The road trip kicks off in Hawaii with a little house that looks like it was ripped right out of the pages of a storybook. Next, in Iowa, we find a man who creates matchstick miniatures that are really blazing a trail. Then it's off to California, where we see a shell house that looks like it was swept ashore by the surf, followed by a neon showman's home in Vegas. Last up is a look at one man's labyrinth of mazes made from rocks.

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30 :03x04 - Family Fun House and More

Apr/23/2006
This week's wild road trip begins in Berkeley Calif., with a woman whose house is shaped like a fish — you'll want to catch this one! Then we head out to Arizona, where a homeowner really hits a home run with his backyard sports bar. Moving along to Hawaii, we spot a house that allows guests to go island hopping without ever leaving the yard. Next, we visit a family fun house in Del Norte, Colo., and wrap up in Johnson City, Tenn., with a castle built for two.

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31 :03x05 - Vegas Pirate House and More

Apr/30/2006
The road trip this week begins in Vegas, with a pirate-themed home that harbors a life-size ghost ship and comes complete with skeleton crew. Next it's off to Hawaii to see how one bachelor has decorated his ultimate pad. Then, in Texas, we see a medieval castle deep in the heart of cowboy country, followed by a California home that gleams with precious stones. We wrap with a stop in Colletsville, N.C., to check out a house covered in coffee cups and a visit with a real-life Mother Goose in Phoenix who raises a flock of geese and ducks. They even travel with her!

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32 :03x06 - Bobblehead House and More

May/07/2006
This week's road trip kicks off in Hawaii, with a look at a house that is literally hardcore--it's a concrete beach bungalow. Next, it might feel like you're climbing into a comic book when you see the Bobblehead House in Sacramento, Calif. From there it's off to a place high above the Denver skyline that is shaped like a flying saucer and then to Durham, N.C., where we spot a house that was built around a little red caboose. Finally, in Cedar Glen, Calif., we see an enchanting home with fairy-tale flair that has been dubbed the Shingle Shack.

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33 :03x07 - Cosmic Collage and More

May/14/2006
This week's road trip begins in Colorado with a look at a 14,000-square-foot house that was built to look like a gold mine. Then we head to Austin, Texas, to see a couple of spoiled horses that live in an underground stable, followed by stop in Hawaii for a peek at one of the world's largest tree houses. Next, it's off to Utah to see an abode that really rocks and then to Phoenix to see a house we've dubbed Cosmic Collage. Finally we head to California to see a home packed with 20,000 bunnies.

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34 :03x08 - Pepe's Paradise and More

May/21/2006
Dallas is the first stop in this week's wild road trip across America. There we take a look at a house that's a cross between an amusement park and a midcentury modern. Located underneath a 60-foot atrium laced with wisteria, this place is filled with offbeat features like swiveling bunk beds and tiles dipped in 24-karat gold. Then it's on head to New York city to check out a clutter-free loft with a metallic twist. Next, we meet a homeowner whose California home reflects his vibrant personality. He calls it Casa de Colores or Pepe's Paradise. From there we jet to Hawaii to take a look at a five-story geometric house that stands high above the rest--on five concrete columns. Finally, we check out a "hard" house that's tucked into the North Carolina hillside and an Austin, Texas, place filled with 60 tons of scrap metal and loaded with hidden rooms, hallways and lookout towers.

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35 :03x09 - Ultimate Beachfront Bungalow and More

Jun/04/2006
This week's road trip across America starts in Lake Havasu, Ariz., with an incredible offbeat tropical backyard paradise. Then it's on to Paducah, Ky., to see how one woman has turned her entire house into an art project and Palo Alto, Calif., to visit a woman who has a zipper fence that's four feet high and 40 feet long! The next stop is in Chicago's historic district, where we meet a man whose motorcycles have taken over his house. We wrap in Florida with a look at the ultimate beachfront bungalow hidden within the sand dunes and a guy who's filled his backyard with with exotic reptiles.

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36 :03x10 - Tropical Tree House and More

Jun/11/2006
The road trip for this week starts with a mission to Mars ... in Utah. Then it's on to Kentucky, where we find a place with all the modern conveniences of big-city life, nestled into the quiet countryside. From there, it's off to Arcata, Calif., to meet a woman who has gone to pieces decorating her home with thousands of tiny glass tiles. Next, in Hawaii, we see what living in the tropics means to one man. We then head to Berkeley, Calif., where we check out some high-end condos that use old street signs and car parts as architectural elements. We wrap with a visit to a man who is trying to grow his very own home from sculpted trees!

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37 :03x11 - Rocked-Out Pad and More

Jun/25/2006
Hop in as we check out a rock-and-roll lover's paradise in Merriam, Kan. The homeowner loves guitars so much he's got them everywhere--lamps, tables and even his headboard is made of custom guitars. Next, we check out a house made almost entirely of glass in La Jolla, Calif. There are glass walls, doors and floors. There's also a revolving door that leads you to the outside garden. The homeowner is an architect who built the house as a study in glass design. Moving on, we see a Vegas home dotted with an extreme collection of oddities. From there, it's on to Thomasville, Ga., to see how one family turned a grain silo into a comfy and welcoming home. We wrap in Chicago, with a look at a house designed with a star and sun motif throughout.

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38 :03x12 - Igloo House and More

Jul/02/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! This one starts in Crete, Ill., with a whirly wonderland of formed concrete. From there it's on to the Vegas strip and a look at the wacky home of comedian and magician "The Amazing Johnathan." Then, an architecture student in rural Kentucky builds his parents their dream home, based on his somewhat wacky ideas that included using corrugated metal and wavy walls of solid cement. Finally, we find out why a Missouri fireman has a 50-foot, four-ton fire truck inside his home, and then we check out a home on the sunny coast of California that's more igloo than beach house.

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39 :03x13 - Hangar House and More

Jul/09/2006
The road trip for this episode begins in rural New Jersey, with a look at a home that's tucked inside an airplane hangar! From there it's on to Utah to see how one couple built their home wedged between two sandstone rock formations and then to Arizona to visit some classic '50s-themed sitcom sets within one house. Next up is a journey deep into Missouri farm country for a look at a tiny cottage turned enchanted 12-room fairytale castle, complete with a swan-shaped bed that took homeowne Jeff Brundege more than 1,000 hours to build. Finally, in Colorado, we catch up with a man who creates his own stone sensations using flagstone and scrap metal.


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Season 4

40 :04x01 - Eyeball House and More

Sep/03/2006
This week's road trip starts in Chandler, Ariz., with a luxurious kingdom fit just for kids. There's an ice cream sundae station, secret passageways to rooms and even a pool with water park features! Next, it's off to the rocky mountains of Colorado to visit a solar-powered house modeled after a comet. Then, we check out a house in Minnesota that looks like a giant eyeball, followed by a northern Florida place that has been converted from an old rock quarry into a tropical paradise. We wrap in Escondido, Calif., with a visit to an artists' home that includes a garden gallery filled with one of-a-kind glass creations.

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41 :04x02 - Cave House and More

Sep/10/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America. This one starts in Scottsdale, Ariz., with a look at a 5,000-square-foot luxury tent house. Next, we journey down to Phoenix and go back to the days of cocktail parties and meet a man whose house looks like a '50s movie set. Then, we take a look inside a house in San Diego and that has unique features like a waterfall and pool in the living room. From there it's off to rural Illinois to see a stone fortress home, complete with working drawbridge. Finally, see how a couple turned an abandoned cave into a high-end home.

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42 :04x03 - Futuristic Funhouse and More

Sep/17/2006
We kick off the road trip this week in Los Angeles, with a look at a spectacular midcentury modern home made famous for being one of Hollywood's favorite backdrops. Then we head on to Snohomish, Wash., to check out a futuristic funhouse! From there, it's on to Mesa, Ariz., to see a woman's yard that has a big pink chair right in the middle of it. Next, we go to Oklahoma to a farm that looks like Green Acres on the outside, but pure Camelot on the inside. There's even a moat! Finally, just outside Detroit, we meet a punk-rock songstress with a soft spot for vintage decor

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43 :04x04 - Triangle House and More

Sep/24/2006
This week's road trip across America begins in Cumberland, Md., with a house that's super shagadelic. Our next stop takes us up to Washington for an underground tour of a four-story subterranean fortress and then to Arkansas, for a visit to a cool house that's modeled after an acute triangle. From there, it's on to Montana to meet a couple who has built a five-story structure "grain-silo style" so they can enjoy the panoramic mountain views. Finally, in Tucson, Ariz., we meet a man who hasn't lost his marbles—he just glues them to his walls!

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44 :04x05 - Pier House and More

Oct/01/2006
This week's road trip across America begins in Washington state, with a visit to an amazing sculpture garden that was once a rock quarry. Next, it's off to see a 350-square-foot home high up in the treetops of Idaho, followed by a tour of a governor's unusual home in the woods of West Virgina. Then, we took a an Oregon couple's large collection of velvet paintings. Finally, in the big sky country of Montana, we meet a couple that put up a pier in the middle of the woods.

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45 :04x06 - Blue Pad and More

Oct/08/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! We kick this one off in Jacksonville, Fla., with a look at a home theater dedicated to old Hollywood. Next up we visit a blues man has the ultimate blue pad in downtown Okalahoma City. From there it's on to Denver, to see the unlikely material that Susan Bell uses for her artistic creations, and then to Washington state to see why a guy dry-docked his boathouse. Finally, we'll meet a woman who has taken her love of roses to an extreme.

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46 :04x07 - Pyramid House and More

Jan/22/2006
This week's road trip to see some of the wildest-looking houses in American begins in California, to see how a video-game designer lives out his fantasies. Then it's off to Colorado to visit a homeowner with a Polynesian-inspired fun house, followed by a stop in Washington state to find out why a woman has a 50-foot-long diamond back snake in her backyard. Then, in West Virginia, we learn why one couple's house needs its roof mowed! After that we pause in Missouri to see a house that shows off its creative use of reflecting elements. Finally, we find out what it's like to live in the only pyramid in Montana.

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47 :04x08 - Life-Size Birdhouse

Oct/22/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America. This time we start off in White Lake, Mich., to get a glimpse of an enormous fun house, with whimsical touches around every turn. Next, we check out a homeowner in California that is so bird crazy she has transformed her entire place into a life-size birdhouse. From there it's on to Washington state, for a visit to a wind-driven whirly wonderland off the coast. Then, we see how a chic Tempe, Ariz., couple has turned their living space in into a safe, yet stylish home for their daughter. Finally, in Millsboro, Del., we meet a couple that used to spend years on the road driving trucks, but now spend their time building beautiful garden art out of the old parts.

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48 :04x09 - Railroad Haven and More

Oct/29/2006
This episode's wild road trip across America begins in Santa Monica, where we visit a couple who lives in a whale of a house—literally. Next, in Northern Colorado, we check out a miniature 1890s town and railroad in one man's backyard. Then it's off to see a palatial pad in Potomac, Md., where the homeowners have incorporated their love for nature and exotic travels. Moving on to Michigan, we meet a see man whose hobby of creating metal masterpieces grew so large that he ended up buying more property and opening up his own park to showcase the metal marvels. We wrap with a visit to a four-foot tall adobe house in the Arizona desert dubbed the hobbit house.

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49 :04x10 - Cat Castle and More

Nov/05/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America, starting off in Miami with a homeowner who uses his fun and wacky decorating as a way to make people smile. The next stop in Massachusetts, to meet to a topiary artist who has created a magical wonderland out of ordinary shrubs. Next, a couple in Pennsylvania has designed their home to be the cat's meow! Then, meet a Michigan magician who has some clever decorating tricks up his sleeve. After that, it's off to Athens, Ga., to see a wall that's worth watching. Finally, find out what's so funny at a lumberjack's house in upstate Idaho. The owner thought it would be a fun way to combine his professions of being a standup comic, lumberjack and homesteader.

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50 :04x11 - Fraggle Rock House and More

Feb/26/2007
This episode's wild road trip across America starts off in the Catskill Mountains with an enchanting fantasy home that is modeled after one of the homeowner's favorite TV shows. Then it's off to Minnesota to meet the crazy Viking and see the offbeat way he has embraced the Viking lifestyle. We then visit an Ohio town that loves duct tape so much they throw an annual festival in its honor. Moving on to Colorado, we see a home in the mountains with an industrial edge that is dubbed the Light Box House. Every beam is bare, there's exposed conduit, uncovered hardware and an open ceiling. Finally, we check out a house in Georgia where East meets West.

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51 :04x12 - Metal Wonderland and More

Mar/05/2007
Our latest wild road trip across America starts off in California with a look at a 3-D animator's home with some amazing illusions. Then we're off to South Florida to visit with a man whose lifelong passion for orchids is found throughout his home and garden. Next, in Minnesota, we meet a lady with an unstoppable obsession for collecting corks. From there it's on to Connecticut, where we see a home that is measured in gallons and not square feet and then a farm full of animals that you never have to feed. Just give them a little shot of oil once in a while. Finally, in Joseph, Mo., we look at an 8,000-square-foot Victorian mansion with a gothic twist. Throw in a giant chess board, and you have one of the most offbeat homes in the Midwest. It's a big kids' playhouse!

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52 :04x13 - Bamboo House and More

Dec/06/2006
Get ready for another wild road trip across America, starting in San Francisco, where we meet a woman who creates small-scale cities out of gelatin. Then we're off to Miami to meet a man whose bamboo collection is taking over everything in his path. We'll also visit a guy in Pennsylvania who has the second largest beer can collection in the world. Then, in Colorado, there's a home that looks just like a giant mushroom. Finally, in South Carolina, we take a look at a house that's seven stories high on the side of a hill.

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Season 5

53 :05x01 - High-Tech House and More

Jan/07/2007
This offbeat road trip begins in New York, where we check out an 1890s Victorian that is covered in colorful murals and paintings. Next, we head off to a high-tech glass-covered house that's practically on top of the world, high above the San Francisco Bay area. Then we chug along to Massachusetts where one man loves trains so much, he bought land right next to the tracks and even built his house to look like a caboose. We follow that up with a visit to a home full of so many metal creations it would even amaze a welder! We wrap with a look at one baby boomer's dream house, a '50s-style home complete with authentic furniture and trinkets from that decade.

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54 :05x02 - Backyard Amusement Park and More

Dec/03/2007
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! This one starts in Arizona, where we'll see what it's like to live in a totally self-sustaining community. Next up is look at a house in Miami that's laid out like a small-scale cruise ship. The owners designed their house long and narrow in order to build in between the trees on the property. Then we'll find out why one couple has made the walls of their house lean like the Tower of Pisa. Later, it's off to San Francisco, where we visit a guy who's catching everybody's eye with a 45-foot discarded treasure tower in his front yard. Last up, in Alturas, Calif., we'll take a ride around a hand-built backyard amusement park.

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55 :05x03 - House of Fun and More

Jan/21/2007
This episode's road trip starts off with a look at a fun house in Massachusetts that has its own putting green, robots and even an amusement park ride. Next, we meet a North Carolina artist who has turned his backyard into a tricked-out funhouse by turning stainless-steel scraps into welded works of wonder. Then, it's on to Oakland, Calif., to see a house designed completely around the roaring 1920s. After that we head to New York to meet a guy who lives in a mod house with a 1947, 25-foot Spartan streamline aluminum trailer fused to it. We stop in Alliance, Neb., to explore a house complete with an old western village in the backyard on the way to Arkansas, where we meet a couple that lives in houses among the trees, like Tarzan and Jane.

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56 :05x04 - Water Tunnel House and More

Jan/28/2007
Get ready for another wild road trip across America! This one kicks off just outside of Columbus, Ohio, where we meet a couple who loves the water so much they brought it inside their offbeat house. This place sports a 75-foot-long pool that weaves from one end of the house to the other and an underground water tunnel. Next up, in Ft. Worth, Texas, we meet a magician who customized his second floor to look like a stage. Then it's on to Augusta, Ga., where an artist has created life-sized mythological sculptures out of paper pulp. After that we head to Taos, N.M., to see a house that is carved into the side of the mountain 8,000 feet up. Finally, we visit Seattle, where a couple shows off their vast paint-by-numbers collection.

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57 :05x05 - Bachelor Silo and More

Jun/04/2007
t ready for another wild road trip across America! This one starts off in Illinois, where we visit a couple who has decorated their entire home like a Hawaiian paradise. The next stop is in Oregon to see a mosaic version of the Mona Lisa on one man's patio. From there we head to North Carolina to see a house that is half finished — or is it? We learn that the main living space was intentionally made to look like raw framing. After that it's on to Georgia, where we meet a man who
went against the grain when he decided to build a house out of an old grain silo. He added two more grain silos and connected them all together to increase his living space. Finally, we meet an Ohio woman who is crazy about cowboys, so much so that she has more than 3,000 Roy Rogers-related items in her home, including curtains, bedspreads and clothes, plus a mechanical Trigger.

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58 :05x06 - Pirate Ship House and More

Apr/30/2006
This episode's road trip begins in Houston, where a plastic surgeon has taken his home under the knife to create a range of detailed theme rooms. Next we head to Ohio to check out a house that would make any pirate feel right at home. Then, in Colorado, a couple loves leather so much they have covered their home in cowhide. From there it's on to an Oregon woman's home that's so small that if you blink, you might miss it. Finally, not only is this converted Pennsylvania sawmill a home, it's a colorful bombardment of glass. The homeowner is an ex-rocket scientist who has decorated the place in a manner that only a real rocket scientist could.

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59 :05x07 - Funky Phone Couple and More

Feb/18/2007
The road trip for this episode kicks off in Florida, where we meet a man who has turned Howard Hughes' treasure into his floating home. Next, we visit the California home of Peter Crompton and Robyn Spencer-Crompton that includes an enchanted garden resembling the ones in Greece. Then we head to the Utah desert to meet a couple who has built their home on a cliff overhang. A ladder is used to climb up to the 12-foot-high front door. From there it's on to Fire Island, N.Y., where a screen-savvy couple has transformed their home into a bug-free zone and then to Indiana couple to meet a couple with a fetish for phones of all sorts. We wrap in Ohio, where we check out a man who has made all of his own home's furniture from metal.

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60 :05x08 - Psychedelic Party Pad

Feb/25/2007
Offbeat America speeds off to Massachusetts to visit a castle that sports a garage for racecars. Next, we take it a little easier as we head to a psychedelic Palm Springs party pad before heading off to New York City to meet a couple who has created their own Little Italy. Then it's on to Florida to meet a guy who has the rock-and-roll-themed house. The road trip ends in New Mexico, where there's a couple of brothers who like to live off the grid in self-sustainable earthships that are only feet apart.

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61 :05x09 - Glasstastic House and More

Jul/02/2007
This week's wild road trip starts out in Oregon, where one man's barrel-shaped home has true curve appeal. Next, it's off to Indiana, where the grass is always greener at this artificial turf-loving couple's house. From there we head Texas to see how one couple dug deep to create an underground maze of tunnels. Then, in Ohio, we check out one family's blown-glass accent pieces, including a huge chandelier — it's glasstastic! New York City is next. There, we meet a family who has their own rooftop meadow, complete with a wraparound porch. Finally, we visit a place in northern California you'll find hubcaps in some unusual places.

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62 :05x10 - Easter Island House and More

Jul/09/2007
This episode begins back in the Civil War era, as we meet a Tennessee couple who lives in a 19th-century home with some disguised modern technology. Then we "hang 10" at an offbeat Hawaiian house that has sturdy silk curtains hanging from the 20-foot ceiling for local dance troupes to use for practice. Next it's off to Missouri to see how a couple uses corrugated metal in some creative ways. From there we head to New York, where one man's backyard is filled with hundreds of carved stone faces that look like they're straight from Easter Island. Finally, we get straight to the point when we visit a man in northern California who has filled his house with his pointillistic paintings.

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63 :05x11 - House of Turtles

Mar/18/2007
This road trip across America fills up on nostalgia at one California man's 1950s front-yard filling station. Then it's down to Alabama to meet a family who has a castle of a home. Next, please stow your belongings as we head to Mississippi to meet a woman who lives in a house that used to have wings. Then we head to North Carolina to visit an glass and steel house with an unusual roofline. From there it's on to Tennessee to visit a couple who has the perfect place to keep their valuables safe in their renovated bank building. Finally, we meet a California man who is crazy about turtles and has the backyard to prove it.

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64 :05x12 - Backyard Links and More

Mar/25/2007
This week's episode of Offbeat America begins in southern California where one couple's backyard links have them on par to be the most unique house in their neighborhood. Next, we head across the country to New York to see how one artist uses his house of 100 rooms as his canvas. Each room is painted a different, vibrant color. Then, living in this Missouri loft is a lofty experience, as the homeowners incorporated some unusual recycled materials as design elements. Moving along to Minnesota, we meet a woman who can make art with nearly anything — and she has the backyard to prove it. Finally, we visit a couple of big kids at heart in Tennessee who have transformed their estate into a fun farm.


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65 :05x13 - Rainbow Hill and More

Jul/30/2007
This episode rocks and rolls into Memphis, Tenn., where one couple has their very own soundstage in their living room. Next, we head to Lake Tahoe to meet a family that has decorated their vacation home with a very nautical theme. Then it's down to southern California, where one man's artistic, colorful home is appropriately called Rainbow Hill. From there it's on to New York to see a colorful home adorned with recycled art and then to Illinois to meet a family who has decorated their rocky cave house with fur. Finally, we stop in Virginia, where one man doesn't mind a train running through his front yard. After all, he built it!

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Warning: Offbeat America guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Comedy | Family | Housing/Building
Status: Returning Series
Network: HGTV ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 06:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: August 07, 2005
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