Billy the Exterminator

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  • 2009
  • 7 Seasons
  • 6.1  (964)

Billy the Exterminator was a reality television series that aired on A&E from 2009 to 2012. The show followed the adventures of Billy Bretherton, a Louisiana-based pest control expert, along with his family and crew, as they responded to calls to remove all sorts of wild and deadly animals.

The show featured a variety of different pests and animals, from venomous snakes and alligators to spiders and rodents, and each episode offered up new and dangerous challenges for Billy and his team.

The series also delved into the family dynamics of the Bretherton clan and showed viewers their personal relationships and interactions. Billy's wife Mary and brother Rick were both integral parts of the team, handling the business side of things and providing backup when needed. Another brother, Donnie, also featured on occasion, while Billy's mother and father would often make appearances, adding to the show's familial atmosphere.

In each episode, the team would receive a call from a client in need of their services. They would arrive on the scene, donning their protective gear and armed with specialized tools, and assess the situation. Billy was known for his unorthodox methods, often using his knowledge of animal behavior and customs to lure pests out of hiding or remove them from a location safely.

Over the course of the series, viewers were treated to a wide range of animal encounters, including Billy taking on an infestation of bees, handling massive snake infestations and rescuing alligators and other dangerous reptiles from suburban areas.

Despite the show's focus on the extermination of pests, it was also clear that Billy and his crew had a deep respect for the animals they dealt with. They often explained the behavior and habits of the creatures to their clients, educating them on how they could avoid future infestations and prevent dangerous situations from arising.

The show also offered a glimpse into the culture and lifestyle of Louisiana, with many of the episodes set in suburban and rural areas throughout the state. Billy's team often encountered eccentric characters and unique situations, adding to the show's entertainment value.

Throughout Billy the Exterminator's four seasons and 75 episodes, viewers were treated to a mix of humor, excitement, and awe-inspiring moments. The series was a hit with audiences, thanks to Billy's charismatic personality, his team's expertise, and the range of creatures they confronted.

Overall, Billy the Exterminator was a fascinating and entertaining look into the world of pest control, offering a glimpse into the often-dangerous job of trapping and removing animals while emphasizing the importance of respect and understanding towards the creatures with whom we share our environment.

Billy the Exterminator is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (103 episodes). The series first aired on February 4, 2009.

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Reindeer Rodeo
12. Reindeer Rodeo
June 6, 2017
Billy helps locate reindeer who escaped from a petting zoo. Later: he tries save a flock of ducks from a predator.
Horns Up
11. Horns Up
May 10, 2017
The victim of a fraternity prank wakes up with a post-party hangover and a goat in a nacho-filled kiddie pool; family members bunk together when flying squirrels take up residence in their attic.
Magic Show Mayhem
10. Magic Show Mayhem
May 10, 2017
A magician's weird animal menagerie gets loose and terrorizes the residents of a retirement home; a skunk invades a maple-syrup maker's sugar shack.
Later, Alligator
9. Later, Alligator
May 3, 2017
A nature lover finds an unwanted reptilian guest lounging in her pool and calls Billy for his gator expertise. Billy and his partner Terry find themselves wrestling a nine foot, 150 pound monster in murky waters. Billy then gets hot under the collar in an apartment infested with bedbugs.
I Smell a Rat Infestation
8. I Smell a Rat Infestation
May 3, 2017
After ostriches break away from an unseasoned farmhand, Billy is called in to round up the big birds and put them back where they belong; first-time house-flippers may lose their life savings unless Billy and Tim can remove a severe rat infestation.
Reptile Rampage
7. Reptile Rampage
April 26, 2017
Billy gets called to a quiet suburban neighborhood where an unassuming home has been converted into a reptile rooming house.
Sting Operation
6. Sting Operation
April 26, 2017
Billy gets a call from a terrified family with three young children. They have a honey bee nest inside their house! Billy calls his buddy, Ian, a local beekeeper, to help him move the angry bees to a happier place, but the colony puts up a pretty good fight. Billy suffers a few stings while struggling to get the upper hand. Then Billy has to dodge talons and beak to hand catch a Great Horned Owl that's stuck in a family's rural home.
Wild Wedding Party
5. Wild Wedding Party
April 19, 2017
With a gang of wild turkeys destroying a wedding venue, an overwhelmed wedding planner calls in Billy to put the bride's big day back on track, but the birds turn out to be more agile than anticipated.
Paranormal Extermination
4. Paranormal Extermination
April 19, 2017
Billy responds to a construction site where a vicious varmint has the workers spooked.
Snakes on a Boat
3. Snakes on a Boat
April 12, 2017
Billy takes care of a nest of snakes at a houseboat rental company.
Henhouse of Horrors
2. Henhouse of Horrors
April 12, 2017
A predator at a northern farm is causing mayhem at a chicken coop.
Canine Cage Match
1. Canine Cage Match
April 5, 2017
A new mother calls Billy after a wild canine snatches her dog and is hunting her other pets.
Where to Watch Billy the Exterminator
Billy the Exterminator is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Billy the Exterminator on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Sling, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV and A&E.
  • Premiere Date
    February 4, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (964)