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Pitchmen

2009-2011 Ended/Cancelled
 
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Show Summary
Billy Mays and Anthony "Sully" Sullivan are two names synonymous with products so indispensible that you can't live without themand the revelation usually comes at 3 a.m. in the form of an infomercial. Mays and Sullivan have sold millions of cleaners, sweepers, kitchen gadgets and other miracle products to people all over the world. What is the story behind these pitchmen? And who are the inventors who come up with the imaginative products being sold? Go behind the curtain and peek into the world of the clever inventors and the equally clever men who sell their products.



Premiered on Network:
Discovery Channel in US

Genres: Reality-TV

Language: english  Runtime: 60 mins

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Guide available in: english
Choose Season: 1 | 2 | All Seasons
Plot
1x01 - High Impact Item:
Billy and Sully try to turn two inventors' million dollar dreams into realities. A man from a Texas trailer park has solved a pesky GPS problem while another man's gel insoles could be big news for sore feet. But will they sell when put to the test?
1x02 - Dual Saw Shuffle:
One man travels from Europe for just five minutes with Billy and Sully, hoping to make a fortune off his Dual Saw that was born out of a friend's tragic injury. A woman leaves her career behind to make an infomercial for her cleaning product "shuffles."
1x03 - From the Jaws of Victory:
Billy and Sully take to the road to shoot a hands free cellphone spot that proves to be traffic stopping. Then they hit the high seas to test an inventor's shark repellent.
1x04 - Smells Like Gold:
A German inventor needs Sully to sell his gadget but this perfectionist might be too much for Sully and his team. Then a former hockey player creates a stink-eliminating spray that gets put to the test when Billy is sprayed by a skunk on shoot day.
1x05 - Spotting Talent:
A 17 year old boy has invented a cleaning product but needs Billy & Sully's help to get it off the ground and change his life for the better. A woman with a foot salve and a small fan-base comes to Billy & Sully to take her business to the next level.
1x06 - Tool Guys:
Sully is fired up to shoot an infomercial for The Grabit - a broken screw extractor - but it could fall apart when Billy makes a deal without him. Born of necessity, The Tool Bandit works great but still lacks a wow demo and Sully's sick on the big day!
1x07 - Spinning Green:
A successful TV Pitchwoman hopes to make herself a household name with her new "Spin Gym" but making her infomercial could damage her friendship with Billy and Sully. Then, "Green Again" turns brown grass green and Billy and Sully jump to back it.
1x08 - Sullypalooza:
Billy and Sully have hit a dry spell and hit the road looking for new inventions; Billy helps a handicapped fellow pitchman make his latest invention a success; and Billy and Sully pitch something they've never pitched before: affordable healthcare.
1x09 - Digging for Dollars:
Billy and Sully go after an upstart pitchman infringing on their territory, and help inventor and "Survivor: Africa" winner Ethan Zohn develop a prototype for his new take on a cereal bowl.
1x10 - Tale of Three Billys:
3 generations of Billy Mays are in the house when Billy and Sully pitch a lawn fertilizer in a can called "Green Now." Then Billy's father pitches the guys a new luxury product while Billy and Sully come together to help Billy's son direct his first ad.
1x11 - Crunch Time:
Billy and Sully take on a revolutionary new windshield wiper and produce an explosive shoot, featuring something called the 'Bug Bazooka.' Then the guys get behind a new way to eat breakfast cereal, "The EZ Crunch Bowl."
1x12 - Revenge of the Pitchmen:
After banding together to take on a new pitchman on the block, tensions between Billy and Sully come to a head in Philadelphia as both are determined to win a pitch-off that will decide once and for all who is the best pitchman in the business.
1x13 - A Tribute to Billy Mays:
(No plot available)
2x01 - Passing the Torch:
A former marine with a bright idea thinks he can revolutionize the flashlight. And Sully puts his life on the line for an inventor carrying on his father's lifesaving legacy.
2x02 - Heart Wrench:
It's a rocky road for 16-year-old boy, and survivor of 5 heart surgeries, who invents a cool tool. Successful Inventor brothers roll the dice on a new invention. And a victim of identity theft invents a way to combat electronic pickpockets.
2x03 - Bear Market:
Inventors gamble everything on a revolutionary razor. A man creates a snack food safe that puts Sully on a closed set with a hungry Grizzly. And celebrity DJ Kennedy pitches her friend Dr. Drew Pinsky an invention designed to keep prescription drugs safe.
2x04 - The New Gun In Town:
Sully and assistant Kennedy head to a Chicago home and houseware convention to hear some sometimes crazy pitches for the "next big thing", including an easy stringer and a tater tornado. Then Sully heads to the circus to test a revolutionary new needle.
2x05 - The Cutting Edge:
A young inventor hooks Sully with a collapsing trashcan but a manufacturing short cut may destroy the product's future. Two friends think a simple piece of plastic can keep you safe from intruders. A legendary knife man gets a chance at one last pitch.
2x06 - Wave of Success:
An inventor risks everything to get his Stadium Back chair -- and his face -- on the air. A mother of four puts it all on the line with her simple alternative to the chip clip. Sully and Kennedy try out an electric skateboard.
2x07 - Fighting Shape:
Sully puts out a call for fitness products. A female fitness star comes back to the spotlight with her Chest Magic machine. Also, BMXers test two new concepts: one a bicycle meets elliptical trainer and the other a bicycle meets rowing machine.
2x08 - Fishing for Gold:
Sully mixes business and pleasure testing a Frisbee flying fishing tool. An inventor also hooks Sully's heart with a fitness tool a man invents to save his best friend's life. Sully and Kennedy field test a patent pro's new suction device.
2x09 - On a Wing and a Prayer:
Sully shares his tricks of the trade with 3 junior pitchmen and endures some of the adults' less successful pitches. A fighter pilot pitches his new fitness tool, and a friend comes out of his own pitchman retirement with Flippin Sticks.
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Guide available in: english