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Trade Wars

Trade Wars

| English


Trulime Entertainment

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Logline: It’s Antiques Roadshow meets Storage Wars. Trade Wars follows 3

incredibly diverse teams of 2 as they begin with an object of little to no value and

trade and swap their way to the top using nothing but their experience,ingenuity

and intuition.


On July 14th, 2005, Canadian Kyle MacDonald traded one red paperclip for a

fish shaped pen. That same day, he took that pen to Seattle Washington, where

he traded it for a hand-sculpted doorknob. Less than a year and a total of 14

trades later (that included a Kiss motorized snow globe and Role in a Corbin

Bernsen film) Kyle had traded up to a two story farmhouse in Kipling,


5 years later, 15 year old Steven Ortiz was able to trade from an old Cell phone

to a 2000 Porsche Boxster (also in 14 trades) using only Craigslist and his


Trade Wars puts these stories to the ultimate test in a 3-way competition to see

which team can trade up from a simple, cheap trinket of little or no value to the

highest value item over the course of 13 episodes.

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