Mike Mefford is dubbed the “antique car whisperer” on the History Channel’s American Pickers.
The hit TV show 2010 premiered on the History Channel on January 18, 2010.
Who is Mike Mefford on American Pickers?
Mefford is an antique car expert. On the show, he is usually shown “in a repair shop giving advice on different antique vehicles and parts.”
He owns Mefford Motors, one of the most reputable antique car preservation, restoration, and repair services shops in Tennessee.
Ugly Hedgehog reports that “the old dealership made exterior improvements to replicate an old Texaco gas station.”
Customers can shop cars, merchandise, and find vintage car parts for their collectibles.
Mefford is a sponsor for the annual Muletown Showdown in Columbia, Tennessee — a car showcase for enthusiasts to get together and celebrate their love for all things vintage cars.
Aside from starring on American Pickers, the auto shop owner lives a private life. Details about his personal life are largely unknown.
Where are the American Pickers stores?
American Pickers shop Antique Archaeology has two stores in two locations. The flagship shop is located in LeClaire, Iowa, and has been open since 2000.
Opened in 2011, the second store resides in Nashville, Tennessee. It was once a Marathon Motor Works car factory from the late 1800s.
Both spaces are designed to be half-shop and half-museum. They are filled with antiques, collectibles, and unique home décor.
Mike Wolfe travels more than 70,000 miles a year across the United States to hand-pick items for Antique Archaeology.
What channel is American Pickers on and how can I watch?
American Pickers airs Mondays at 9pm on the History Channel.
Fans can also tune in via Discovery Plus, Peacock, Philo, and The Roku Channel.
Seasons one, two, three, four, and fifteen can be streamed through Hulu.
The show’s plot centers around Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and Danielle Colby traveling around the US in search of rare artifacts and special treasures they can purchase from collectors and resell in their antique shops.
In March 2020, Fritz left the show after 21 seasons.
As of January 2023, there are 24 seasons of American Pickers.