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"Extreme Cheapskates" profiles people who stop at nothing to spend nothing. From making reusable toilet paper and reusing dental floss to diving in garbage bins for gifts, these penny pinchers devise outrageous ways to cuts costs by any means necessary. In the half-hour episodes, viewers meet nifty-thrifty folks including Kay, who washes her clothes while she showers; Greg, who flushes his toilet just once a week; Ben, who makes his own toothpaste; Abdul, the "ultimate haggler"; and Vickie, a mother of five who refuses to spend money for a telephone, a television or even new clothes for her kids.

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Penny-pinchers try to hit the open road without opening their wallets; making their own boots; looking for quarters at an arcade; cooking breakfast on a car engine; packing food to avoid buffets.
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A husband and wife have been competing to be cheaper than the other since their wedding; they share everything to limit cost.
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Instead of buying things, the O'Briens fix their broken belongings; Aimee's net worth is millions of dollars but she refuses to spend more than a thousand a month.
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Todd wraps everything he owns in plastic to preserve the value, from his car to his bathroom.
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Stephanie's cheap behavior embarrasses her boyfriend; Larry lives and works in his Texas garage.
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A chef cooks for lobster taste on a tuna fish budget; a woman who converted an abandoned hospital into her home for a fraction of the price.
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A woman who is eight months pregnant still frequents junkyards with her husband; he manages to not spend any of his full-time salary.
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Kelly insulates her entire house with plastic to save money and now plans to bring her pilates studio into the home; Pelin cuts hair and must find cheap bridal party products to trim her budget.
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A garden of silk flowers and replacing a lawn with artificial grass; a man tries to land a job in sales with promises to save his employer money.
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Victoria's boyfriend Steve moves in to see if he can handle her jarring and flush free lifestyle.
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A mother-of-two has been penny pinching for more than twenty years; her biggest challenge will be throwing her daughter's wedding on a tight budget.
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Learning how love does not cost a thing, from reusing funeral flowers to used hotel sheets and thrift store lingerie.
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Sarah Gracel goes to junkyards to find Christmas gifts for her family; Shelley Watson makes a Christmas turkey mutation out of ground meat, chicken and turkey legs.
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Kate has a cheap lifestyle in New York.
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Flight attendant Steffanie takes her boyfriend to the Unclaimed Baggage Center; professional doorman RJ Andrews lives rent-free by house sitting 365 days a year.
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Karen and Barry fry breakfast on the car engine and pull their own teeth at home to avoid spending money.
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Abdul and Vickie take cheapness to a new level; haggling the price of an anniversary gift and using road kill for gifts.
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Ben throws a party on a $4 budget; Roy shows how he freezes his assets.
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A Utah housewife spends only $1,400 a month for her family of five by rationing and finding new uses for everything.
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Finding spare change in vacuum canisters at the car wash; a woman who limits herself to one piece of gum ever three days.
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A woman scours obituaries and visits surviving family members hoping to take the deceased person's clothing; a man introduces his wife to his family of cheapskates.

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