PitchMen (original name: But Wait...There's More) is a docudrama television program produced for the Discovery Channel in the United States. The show followed infomercial producers and talent Billy Mays and Anthony "Sully" Sullivan as they attempted to sell various inventions through direct-response marketing, mainly through Telebrands, one of the largest direct response/infomercial companies. The series was narrated by Thom Beers. Each episode typically focused on two different products.

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  • PitchMen (original name: But Wait...There's More) is a docudrama television program produced for the Discovery Channel in the United States. The show followed infomercial producers and talent Billy Mays and Anthony "Sully" Sullivan as they attempted to sell various inventions through direct-response marketing, mainly through Telebrands, one of the largest direct response/infomercial companies. The series was narrated by Thom Beers. Each episode typically focused on two different products. (en)
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  • After Vince Offer pitches similar products , Billy and Sully counter by relaunching the similar products they advertised, Zorbeez and Quick Chop. Billy and Sully then compete against each other in a pitch-off in Philadelphia. Sully hires two workers to bother Billy, and pays people to buy his product, although Billy still wins. (en)
  • Spot Sucker – a stain remover developed by a teenage high school student that removes stains by way of a vacuum sucking the cleanser through fabric (en)
  • Heel Stick – balm designed to treat dry cracked skin on a persons foot (en)
  • After an exhaustive search, Sully finds a teenage inventor who developed the Select-A-Wrench, a multi-wrench tool that allows for multiple wrench sizes in one unit. However, the youngster is heartbroken after learning that his invention has already been patented. Sully then enlists help from a veteran duo of inventors to tweak the teenager's idea to gain a patent of his own. (en)
  • Successful products: Green Now, Ragazzi's Restaurant and Turn, Don't Burn (en)
  • Fridge Locker - A lockable cage for food items in the refrigerator. (en)
  • Jupiter Jack – a cellphone handsfree device that transmits using a vehicle's FM radio. It was originally named Black Jack, but changed due to the trademark not being available. (en)
  • Successful Products: RX Locker, Fridge Locker, ShaveMate (en)
  • Tool Band-It – a strap that fits around the arm and contains Neodymium magnets to keep tools attached and easy to reach. (en)
  • Billy and Sully have hit a dry spell and hit the road looking for new inventions; Billy helps a handicapped fellow pitchman make his latest invention a success; and Billy and Sully pitch iCan Benefit's health insurance, a type of product they had never pitched before. Billy also launches a new advertising campaign for the Awesome Auger. (en)
  • Select-A-Wrench - A multi-wrench tool. (en)
  • Sharkstopper – an acoustic shark repellent. (en)
  • Successful product: Awesome Auger (en)
  • Successful product: DualSaw (en)
  • Successful product: Grater Plater (en)
  • Successful product: Jupiter Jack (en)
  • Successful product: None (en)
  • Successful product: Tool Band-It (en)
  • Successful product: What Odor? (en)
  • Successful products: Spot Sucker and Heel Tastic (en)
  • Successful products: Zorbeez and Quick Chop (en)
  • Sully sifts through thousands of inventions to find a robot whisk, but design problems loom. A man's desire to make his wife's life easier leads to a sharp food wrap invention. And a fitness fanatic pitches Sully gravity-defying workout boots. (en)
  • What Odor? – An odor removing spray that claims to be non-toxic and environmentally friendly (en)
  • Sully teams up with an LA radio host to find the next great invention and discovers a young inventor who made millions during the dot com boom and is now searching for another purpose in life. The inventor came with two products, the Fridge Locker, a small cage to protect food from co-workers, as well as the RX Locker, a lockable medication case to keep children and addicts from others' prescription drugs. Sully risks life and limb with a grizzly bear to test the Fridge Locker, while celebrity addiction doctor, Dr. Drew Pinsky, helps pitch the RX Locker. Meanwhile, two experienced brother inventors pour their life savings into the ShaveMate, a razor blade with six razors and a shaving cream dispenser built into the handle. Billy Mays was set to shave off his iconic beard for the product, but following his passing, Sully struggles with pitching the new product. (en)
  • ShaveMate - A razor blade with built-in shaving cream dispenser. (en)
  • GrabIt – a drill bit designed to remove broken or stripped screws by cutting a new hole into the screw and extracting it using a second bit (en)
  • Sully and assistant Kennedy head to a Chicago home and houseware convention to hear some sometimes crazy pitches for the "next big thing", including an easy stringer and a tater tornado. Then Sully heads to the circus to test a revolutionary new needle. (en)
  • RX Locker - A lockable case for prescription drugs. (en)
  • A successful TV pitchwoman, Forbes Riley, hopes to make herself a household name with her new "Spin Gym," but making her infomercial could damage her friendship with Billy and Sully; Billy appears as a guest on The Tonight Show. (en)
  • The Vertical Grill – A small folding grill-like grate for grilling food (en)
  • A young inventor hooks Sully with a collapsing trashcan, but a manufacturing short-cut may destroy the product's future. Two friends think a simple piece of plastic can keep you safe from intruders. A legendary knife man gets a chance at one last pitch. (en)
  • Shuffles – microfiber pads that are worn on the feet and used as a mop. (en)
  • DualSaw – a dual-bladed circular saw with blades that revolve in opposing directions allowing a cleaner cut without kickback. It was invented by a French firefighter who came up with the idea for his product after a fellow firefighter lost an eye using a circular saw in a rescue attempt. (en)
  • A former pitchman and cancer survivor gets assistance from Billy and Sully, who pitch his handmade product, the Grater Plater; Billy and the team shoot a scene for Mighty Putty, by using the product to tow . The team is also invited to lecture at Princeton University. (en)
  • Bill Mays, Sr. pitches the "Turn, Don't Burn", and Billy and Sully help Billy Mays III direct his first commercial for a local restaurant owned by his brother-in-law. (en)
  • Successful products: EZ Crunch Bowl and Bug Bazooka (en)
  • Billy and Sully pitch the Gator Blades using a device named the 'Bug Bazooka.' and pitch the "EZ Crunch Bowl" which was invented by Survivor: Africa winner Ethan Zohn. (en)
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  • The Cutting Edge (en)
  • Bear Market (en)
  • Crunch Time (en)
  • On a Wing and a Prayer (en)
  • Fighting Shape (en)
  • Digging for Dollars (en)
  • Dual Saw Shuffle (en)
  • Fishing for Gold (en)
  • From the Jaws of Victory (en)
  • Grater Education (en)
  • Heart Wrench (en)
  • Revenge of the Pitchmen (en)
  • Smells Like Gold (en)
  • Spinning Green (en)
  • Spotting Talent (en)
  • Tale of Three Billys (en)
  • The New Gun in Town (en)
  • Tool Guys (en)
  • Wave of Success (en)
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  • PitchMen (original name: But Wait...There's More) is a docudrama television program produced for the Discovery Channel in the United States. The show followed infomercial producers and talent Billy Mays and Anthony "Sully" Sullivan as they attempted to sell various inventions through direct-response marketing, mainly through Telebrands, one of the largest direct response/infomercial companies. The series was narrated by Thom Beers. Each episode typically focused on two different products. (en)
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