What begins as a seemingly run-of-the-mill hoarder's purge quickly takes a turn for the terrifying.
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On Wednesday night's Hoarding: Buried Alive, compulsive collector Kay finally accepts the help of a cleaning crew after facing desperate pleas from her daughter Shannon and the threat of eviction, but no one is prepared when deadly animals are found lurking beneath the accumulated filth, including the mummified remains of a poisonous copperhead snake just feet from where Kay sleeps.
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This episode of Hoarding: Buried Alive airs Wednesday, March 20 at 9/8c on TLC.