Extreme Cheapskates

Series

Extreme Cheapskates

A wayward preacher's daughter returns home and accepts her dying father's wish to lead his church, much to the dismay of the congregants who know about her sordid past as an exotic dancer.

Genres

finance, psychology, reality

Cast

Rating

Rating not available

Year

2011

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A reality series showcasing people with creative ways to save money begins with a New York woman who finds food in Dumpsters and washes her clothes when she showers.
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An Oakland man who doesn't buy furniture, picks up loose change and never takes his family out to eat; a Cincinnati man who flushes his toilet once per week, reuses plastic utensils and gets paid to take part in medical tests.
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A wealthy Ohio woman saves money by urinating in a jar and emptying it in her garden, searching dumpsters for food and foraging for edible plants in the woods.
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An Idaho mother of five who won't spend money on a telephone, a television or new clothes for her kids, but will search for roadkill; a South Dakota man who haggles for fast food, utilities and party favors for a wedding-anniversary celebration.
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A Maryland man rides a bicycle and searches for inexpensive vacations, and also helps another family save money by inspecting their garbage can.
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A Vermont man reuses dental floss and coffee grinds, and gets free refills at the movies by sifting through trash; a Texas man cleans his clothes in the dishwasher, makes his own toothpaste and uses cornstarch to stay cool in the absence of air-conditioning.
In this episode...
A wayward preacher's daughter returns home and accepts her dying father's wish to lead his church, much to the dismay of the congregants who know about her sordid past as an exotic dancer.