Container Wars

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  • 2013
  • 3 Seasons
  • 4.4  (319)

Container Wars was a reality television show that aired on truTV in 2013. The show was centered around the fast-paced and exciting world of storage unit auctions. The show was hosted by Jason R. Hughes, Matthew Thomas Gaus, and Deana Molle', who provided commentary and insights throughout the show.

The show followed a group of professional buyers as they bid on abandoned storage units, hoping to find hidden treasures within. Each episode featured different buyers, ranging from seasoned veterans to newbies eager to make their mark. The buyers would compete against each other in a high-stakes bidding war, with the winner taking possession of the entire contents of the storage unit.

Once the unit had been won, the real fun began. The buyers would quickly rummage through the unit, looking for valuable items they could resell for a profit. This led to some exciting moments, as buyers would unearth treasures such as rare antiques, valuable artwork, or even hidden bundles of cash.

But the process wasn't without its challenges. Many of the storage units were filled with junk, making it difficult for the buyers to find anything of value. And even when they did strike gold, they had to navigate the complex world of reselling to try and turn a profit.

To add an extra layer of excitement, the show also featured a number of recurring characters who added their own unique flavor to the proceedings. These included tough-talking auctioneers, quirky storage unit owners, and even a rival group of buyers who would sometimes show up to bid against the main cast.

Throughout the show, viewers got an inside look at the fascinating world of storage unit auctions, providing a rare glimpse into a business that most people know little about. The show was exciting, entertaining, and informative, making it a favorite among reality TV fans.

In conclusion, Container Wars was a fun and exciting show that offered a unique look into the world of storage unit auctions. With its cast of engaging characters and high-stakes bidding wars, it quickly became a fan favorite during its run on truTV in 2013. Despite only lasting for one season, the show left a lasting impression on viewers and remains a beloved part of reality TV history.

Container Wars is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (30 episodes). The series first aired on January 13, 2013.

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Damage Control
13. Damage Control
April 22, 2014
A container riddled with bullets, a burned-out box, and a freak accident on the lot have everyone unnerved, until an out-of-this-world discovery leads to the biggest win yet.
Day Late and a Dollar Short
12. Day Late and a Dollar Short
April 22, 2014
Four unique containers are up for auction. A can of vintage nostalgia has Matt salivating, "Team Muscle turns into "Team Softy," and Uzi gets frightened. Plus, a mysterious logo could be the key to big bucks.
Outdoor Adventure
11. Outdoor Adventure
April 15, 2014
The buyers are all interested in a can full of bicycle gear. Plus, a mystery container includes one item that requires a special operating license, but does anyone have that license?
Bigger is Better
10. Bigger is Better
April 8, 2014
When jumbo-sized containers arrive, buyers use every trick in the book to score them. A bin full of outdoor BBQs could send two bidders up in flames, while a 'ready-to-go' rave unit sounds like music to the Israeli's ears. Plus, Mo and Ty feel the need for speed, but will their huge bet pay off?
New Blood
9. New Blood
March 25, 2014
A new team shows up and presents a threat to Mo; a three-wheeled item ropes Matthew in; and a cluster of table-tennis balls cause confusion.
The Big Not-So-Easy
8. The Big Not-So-Easy
March 11, 2014
Bidding increases when items from New Orleans arrives on the scene. Also, a refrigerator has bidder's fascinated.
Surf's Up
7. Surf's Up
March 4, 2014
The Israelis hang ten on a sweet beach can, but one surprise item may send them off the lot in search of major dollars. Plus, Jason strikes on a container full of wood and weird gear, but will his investment land him in the gutter? And later, a mystery door may check one team into a big loss.
The Winter Games
6. The Winter Games
February 25, 2014
Uzi and Schlomi find themselves gambling over a rather large auction, and they find a surprise hidden in the back of one of the containers.
Sailing Away
5. Sailing Away
February 18, 2014
The Israelis' go after what they think is vintage clothing; a custom container could actually cost a buyer some jail time.
Eight Tons of Fun
4. Eight Tons of Fun
February 11, 2014
Bidders compete for super heavyweight freight; a container filled with outdoor adventure equipment holds a surprise.
The Big Apple
3. The Big Apple
February 4, 2014
Four containers, straight from the Big Apple, make their way to Long Beach, CA. A can full of broken dummies generates some serious buzz, while a billionaire's unclaimed goods have everyone seeing dollar signs. Plus, a one-of-a-kind auction that includes the container itself.
Bizarre Ending
2. Bizarre Ending
January 28, 2014
Mo and the Israelis partner up on a container from Africa, but will their alliance result in fool's gold? Matt attacks the competition for a can full of Chinese goods, but it could blow up in his face.And later, things take a bizarre turn when a bunch of strange items from an odd collector spark an intense bidding war.
Seeing Green
1. Seeing Green
January 21, 2014
The bidders are back and the competition is fiercer than ever! Mo & Ty set their sights on a container from Mexico, but could everything inside be damaged goods? The Israelis pin their hopes on a mysterious wooden crate, and bids go through the roof on a one-of-a-kind open-air container.
Where to Watch Container Wars
Container Wars is available for streaming on the truTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Container Wars on demand at Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 13, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    4.4  (319)