Handyman - Caught in the Act

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Handyman - Caught in the Act

Program type: hidden camera show
No. of seasons: 10
No. of episodes: 157
Running time: 23’
Original title: Usterka

Imagine your worst fears come true. Your house needs immediate repair. There are plenty offers but who is reliable enough to take care of your home? Some people know that the worst solution to your house problems is calling a specialist. In "Handyman - caught in the act" we spy on handyworkers hired for small renovations and bigger faults. Find out who is the real professional.

Discover how easily different experts can trick us into thinking we need their help much more than we assumed. Watch how hidden camera reveals secret intensions of specialists whose advice and answers no one should take seriously. Our hosts with curiosity and humor expose little mistakes and intensional frauds of plumbers, electricians and carpenters.

To test skills of potential handyman our crew arrange tasks and carefully observe  process of getting it done. In every episode there is new fault and a different expert asked to solve the problem.


Season   1 - 18 x 23', produced in 2002

Season   2 - 18 x 23', produced in 2003

Season   3 - 16 x 23', produced in 2004

Season   4 - 17 x 23', produced in 2013

Season   5 - 15 x 23', produced in 2014

Season   6 - 11 x 23', produced in 2014

Season   7 - 20 x 23', produced in 2015

Season   8 - 10 x 23', produced in 2015

Season   9 - 20 x 23', produced in 2016

Season 10 - 12 x 23', produced in 2016