Storage Wars became a huge hit on the A&E network. It followed several interesting characters who built their livelihood on finding and re-selling items found in storage containers. In California, if a storage container is left unpaid after three months, the unit can be auctioned off. Naturally, this means that some people can find unbelievable treasures and others find nothing but trash. Storage Wars let all of us enter the world of these auctions and the results were always pretty entertaining. 1. Dave Hester made a shocking claim against A&E Dave Hester \/ A&E Original cast member Dave claimed that A&E set up the show and placed valuable or strange items in the units. For instance, he claimed that producers would put items in the storage containers to make the show more interesting. A&E never refuted those claims. 2. A weird unit that was never shown Hand painting \/ Max Pixel Cast members say one of the more bizarre units that was never shown was a unit filled with hands. It was filled with artwork of hands and sculptured hand models, for instance. Very strange! 3. Producers asked Brandi to have plastic surgery Brandi \/ A&E Reportedly, the producers asked Brandi to have plastic surgery. They apparently wanted to improve ratings. That's just wrong! 4. Darrell had a rough season Darrell and Brandon Sheets \/ A&E Cast member Darrell was one of the more popular cast members, but at one point his son Brandon left the show and his salary was cut in half! Obviously, Darrell was not thrilled. 5. The Dotsons got hacked Dan and Laura Dotson \/ Facebook Many fans love Laura and Dan Dotson, who hold the auctions on the show. In 2012, they were the victims of a cyber-attack and had all of their bank details stolen. It was rough on them and they considered leaving the show because of it. 6. Brandi sued a lookalike Brandi and lookalike \/ Facebook Fans thought they saw Brandi in an 18+ rated movie, but it was actually a lookalike of the Storage Wars star! In addition, Brandi ended up suing the filmmakers for $2.5 million, but she only got $750. Read onto the NEXT page to learn more fun facts about Storage Wars! 7. Barry was the most loved on the show Barry Weiss \/ Facebook Often, many fans, especially female, waited outside to meet Barry outside the Storage Wars' set. Similarly, he received lots of letters and gifts in the mail. 8. Laura and Dan made a great bid Dan and Laura Dotson While they are usually the auctioneers, they sometimes make a bid themselves. One time the Dotsons purchased a unit for $1,000. The unit contained old coins and made them $500,000. 9. Dave tried to get the rights to his catchphrase 'yuuup!' Dave Hester \/ Facebook While Dave tried to get the rights to the word 'yup', but he wasn't the only one! For instance, R&B singer Trey Songz also tried to get the rights to the word. The judge denied both of them. 10. Jarrod was once in jail Jarrod and family \/ Facebook Longtime cast member Jarrod was in jail in 2000. After Jarrod was released, he turned his life around with the help of his aunt who owned a storage unit. In addition, he became interested in the trade and eventually opened his own thrift store with finds from his units. 11. Barry's godson is Jesse James Jesse James \/ Discovery Jesse has been seen on the show Monster Garage and was previously married to Sandra Bullock. In conclusion, which fact was the most interesting to you? You won't believe this storage unit sold for $500 ended up being worth $7.5 million!