Flea Man

Flea Man is a television series, filmed in the style of a reality television aspect, that shows what it takes to make money buying and selling in flea markets across the country. The show features Jimmy Kaplow, a flea market veteran, known as Flea Man, that knows his way around the markets.

Kaplow shares strategies for shopping the flea market smartly, tips for negotiating and bartering with vendors and what to look for when it comes to specific items. Finally, we see how Kaplow makes a living himself, buying flea market treasures and then reselling them for a profit.

Friday 8:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
1 Season, 6 Episodes
June 17, 2011
Cast: Jimmy Kaplow
Flea Man

Flea Man Full Episode Guide

  • Jimmy heads to San Francisco to help Jill raise cash to move back to New York. In order to send her mother to her homeland, Nataliya sells art, silver and furniture to finance her dream.

  • Jimmy heads to Texas and finds a flea market whose sellers are business partners Alisa and Bryn, the "Texas Tornados," desperate for cash to start a consignment business. Later they meet motocross veteran Jenny Leonard, who wants to sell everything she owns to travel the world.

  • A budding country music singer dreams of recording his first album, but is unwilling to sacrifice his most valuable collectibles.

  • Jimmy helps a toy collector raise enough money to convert his basement into his kids' playroom. Later, a Venezuelan-born chef and his partner dream of republishing a Spanish-language cookbook in English.