Exploration of people who go to remarkable lengths to save money for themselves and their families.
Meet Extreme Cheapskate and dumpster diver Kate who takes us through her super cheap lifestyle in New York City.
Karissa and husband Rick are the world's cheapest couple. Their planning extends even in to their death, arranging a budget funeral - for themselves.
When penny-pincher Terence is asked to attend a special family dinner, he puts everyone on a strict budget. Plus, Greg puts his cheap skills to the test on a first date.
Sarah saves money every month by living with her family - and even ensures she never leaves one of their catering events without leftovers.
Victoria refuses to shower at home and lives well under her means. When boyfriend Steve moves in, how will he handle her frugal ways and meals foraged from the wild?
Angel is 8 months pregnant, but still regularly frequents junkyards. To prepare for her first child, she goes to the dumpster to look for a free breast pump.
Michael often invents new ways to save cash, finding new use for everything. After using his bath water to do the laundry, can his invention save him even more?
Abdul is the ultimate cheapskate, even haggling the price of an anniversary cake. Vicki refuses to buy a TV or clothes for her kids, and uses road kill for gifts.
Penny-pinching Shelly has been saving money for over 20 years. For her daughter's wedding, she tries to keep her budget in check as well as pleasing the mother-of-the-groom.
Jeff goes through other people's rubbish and sleeps on his friends' sofas to save cash - but the budget dinner he prepares for his hosts doesn't exactly impress them.
Extreme Cheapskates Ben and Roy show off their frugal lifestyles. Ben demonstrates how to throw a party on a $4 dollar budget and Roy shows how he freezes his assets.
Melody spends $1,000 a month for her family of four. They all sleep in one bed and share bath water. Marlin arranges his daughter's 'sweet 16' on a tight budget.
Meet extreme cheapskates the O'Briens, who manage to save big by refusing to buy anything new, and instead find ingenious ways of fixing their broken belongings.
Stephanie's cheap behaviour embarrasses her boyfriend, Patrick. He thinks they have plenty of money to spend and no need to lead a scrimper's lifestyle.
Take a look back at the most extreme moments from the series, and explore how far some individuals will go to scrimp on everyday purchases.
Todd is obsessed with preserving the value of his assets. To keep his home looking new, he wraps all of his possessions, from his car to his bathroom, in plastic.
A flight attendant takes her boyfriend to the Unclaimed Baggage Centre to progress their relationship, and doorman RJ house-sits 365 days a year.
Kelley insulates her house with plastic and moves her Pilates studio into the home, and hairdresser Pelin seeks cheap bridal party products to cut her budget.
Karen and Barry hate the idea of spending money. From frying breakfast on the car engine to pulling out their own teeth at home, no saving is too small.
Jeni visits sports stores and uses the exercise equipment on display instead of a gym membership. Realtor Lisa spends just three dollars to sell homes.
Patriarch Raul scours through vacuum canisters at the car wash to find spare change. Kia limits herself to one piece of gum, every three days.
Jamie's garden is made up solely of silk flowers. She wants to replace her whole lawn with artificial grass, to eliminate her landscaping bill.
Cooking teacher Ron shows how to cook for lobster taste on a tuna budget. Rocker Goldy Locks converted a derelict hospital into her home for a fraction of the cost.
Lydia scours the obituaries and visits surviving family members hoping to take the deceased person's clothing from them. Mason introduces his cheapskate family.
With their wedding only days away, Ann-Marie and Peter save money by dumpster diving for decorations. NYC bartender Anthony seeks a cheap apartment to rent.
From reusing funeral flowers for a date and redoing bedrooms with used hotel sheets to buying thrift store lingerie, love doesn't have to cost a thing.
Follow four Cheapskates as they journey across the land to make the most lasting memories while stretching dollars more than they've ever been stretched before.
From celebrating Christmas on 28th December to throwing a staff Christmas party with a zero-dollar budget, these cheapskates love a frugal festive season.