Apr. 23, 2013
New Series
30 min.
Discovery Channel TV Network

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Backyard Oil

Backyard Oil follows the fortunes of the most boot-strappin’ oil men in all of Appalachia – Jimmy Reliford, and his sidekick Mad Dog; greasy ol’ polecat Coomer -- who’s raking $300K per month thanks to an oil strike in his backyard; Rascal, who uses a set of brass rods to dowse for oil; and the Page Boys, a father-son team who bicker about everything...except finding that sweet crude!


Backyard Oil Season 1 (2013)

1x01 1 1x01 Backyard Oil Barons
Kentucky oil drillers hunt for black gold at a psychic Gospel Singer’s ranch, and in their own backyard!
Apr. 23, 2013
1x02 1 1x02 The Birdman Cometh
Mountain Man John Rascal’s only got one more shot to hit oil on his land, while high Roller Jimmy Reliford gambles that a rooster can find black gold.
Apr. 23, 2013
1x03 1 1x03 Kentucky Fried Church
With a wildcat drill up for lease on Amish land, Rascal finds kinship in his bearded Amish buddy, but will an oil strike lead him astray? Jimmy and his right-hand man Mad Dog plan to ...
Apr. 30, 2013
1x04 1 1x04 A Big Man Oil Witch
Father/son oilmen Dan and Ken Page employ a twin-toed warlock to hunt oil for a female squat thrust champion and her dentist husband, while Wildcat Coomer digs in to what could be a ...
Apr. 30, 2013
1x05 1 1x05 Pump Jack'ed
Dan and Ken spar over how to strike oil; Dan’s gloating could cost him; Mad Dog needs to unclog a blockage.
May. 07, 2013
1x06 1 1x06 Science Comes to Town
Coomer has some fun with a client; Jereal Brown’s oil-finding technology is put to the test.
May. 14, 2013
1x07 1 1x07 The Mayor, The Myth, and the Mad Dog
Willis Creek, a small town, has enlisted the Pages to help them strike oil.
May. 21, 2013
1x08 1 1x08 Game of Possum
Travis tests possum bait; Brent spends a night in a haunted house.
May. 28, 2013
1x09 1 1x09 Ms. Kentucky Oil
Dan gets into an argument with a short-tempered landowner.
Jun. 04, 2013
1x10 1 1x10 Milkshakin’
Two of Kentucky’s biggest oil barons, Jimmy and Rascal, are going head-to-head in a winner-take-all drilling competition. On the line are two properties and a whole ‘lotta black ...
Jun. 11, 2013
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