American Restoration


American Restoration
On the hit series Pawn Stars, Rick Dale has restored everything from barber chairs to a 1937 gas pump. Now he gets his own series. American Restoration follows Rick’s work as owner of the Las Vegas-based Rick’s Restorations, a family business that finds, restores and upcycles cool objects. Each episode follows Rick, his staff and his teenage son as they search for a variety of objects to be bought, bartered and transformed as they set about to restore objects to precises original detail.

Genre: Documentary

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  • Watch American Restoration Season 6

    • Episode 81

      Escorter Service

      aired: Thu, Nov 28, 2013

      A rare "Escorter" from the 1964 Worlds Fair scoots into the shop for a restoration. Later the guys work on an antique tool sharpener that a client picks out of the Boneyard.

    • Episode 79

      Employee of the Month

      aired: Wed, Oct 30, 2013

      The team is challenged when a late 1800's Penny Farthing bicycle is delivered to the shop needing a major restoration.

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    • Episode 77

      One Horse Open Sleigh

      aired: Wed, Sep 11, 2013

      An antique horse drawn sleigh arrives at the shop needing a complete transformation for the holidays.

    • Episode 74

      Harrison's Vendorlator

      aired: Thu, Aug 29, 2013

      Pawn Star Rick Harrison stops by the shop to get his vintage Pepsi dispenser restored and Rick is left stunned when he discovers it's one-of-a-kind.

    • Episode 2

      2. Sofa King Cool

      aired: Tue, Jun 4, 2013

      When Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison arrives at the shop looking for his son Corey's birthday present, Rick Dale suggests a new couch made from and old car. But the hunt for the coolest classic proves more difficult than he thought.

    • Episode 1

      1. Un-Predicta-ble

      aired: Tue, Jun 4, 2013

      When a 1950's Predicta TV arrives for an update, Rick must decide how to combine old-school nostalgia with modern-day technology. Later, a late 1800's barber-shop towel steamer makes an appointment for a razor-sharp restoration.

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    • Episode 15

      15. The Drawn Together Clip Show

      aired: Wed, Mar 15, 2006

      When Billy Joel decides "This is the Time" to bring an item near and dear to his heart to Rick, the team prepares for a rock-star restoration. Then, Rick sends Ron, Tyler and Brettly out on a picking competition.

    • Episode 14

      14. American Respiration

      aired: Tue, May 7, 2013

      When a 1937 Iron Lung rolls into the shop for a restoration, Rick visits a strange former client in hopes of unlocking the project's mysteries. Then, a prank war breaks out after Ron gives Tyler lip and no one knows who's getting the last laugh.

    • Episode 13

      13. A Very Special Drawn Together After School Special

      aired: Wed, Mar 1, 2006

      When a 1920's chainsaw arrives, the crew powers up for a razor-sharp restoration. And another customer brings in a unique slot machine--one that dispenses golf balls instead of coins.

    • Episode 12

      12. Birds of a Feather

      aired: Sun, Sep 14, 1986

      Rick puts the pedal to the metal when a toy 1950's Ferrari "Bimbo" Racecar cruises into the shop. And later, Ron, Tyler and Brettly go on a big pick finding not only a rare safe, nickelodeon, and cigar dispensing slot machine, but also live tigers.

    • Episode 11

      11. Pests and Pins

      aired: Tue, Apr 30, 2013

      When a 50's Bowling Equipment Vending Machine rolls into Rick's, the guys take aim and hope for a strike. Later, a 1900's Antique Copper Pest Sprayer buzzes to the shop. Can the crew manage both projects?

    • Episode 10

      10. Damien

      aired: Wed, Dec 17, 1997

      When a 1920's floor sander rolls in, Rick and his crew clean up their act. Can the guys make this a smooth restoration or will they be left in the dust? Later, an antique apple vending machine that needs a healthy dose of TLC is shipped to the shop.

    • Episode 9

      9. Home Alone

      aired: Sun, Nov 13, 2005

      Rick shoots to beat the clock with a 40's high-school electric scoreboard. Can this restoration score, or will Rick run out of time? Also, an atomic age Uranium Detector arrives for a scientific spruce-up.

    • Episode 8

      8. Starvin' Marvin

      aired: Wed, Nov 19, 1997

      When a 1920's "wig wag" train signal arrives, Rick and his crew move full steam ahead on the restoration. Will this restoration stay on track or get run off the rails? Later, Kelly plans a car show at the shop.

    • Episode 7

      7. City on the Edge of Forever

      aired: Wed, Jun 17, 1998

      When a hacked up 1970's Harley-Davidson Golf Cart is dropped into the shop, Rick vows to give it a restoration worthy of its manufacturer, inspiring a bet that will guarantee the loser ridicule.

    • Episode 6

      6. Photo Finish

      aired: Tue, Apr 9, 2013

      When a rare 1930's photo booth arrives at Rick's, the crew shoots for a picture perfect restoration. Later, Rick sends his team to the Rose Bowl Flea Market, where he sold his very first machine decades ago.

    • Episode 5

      5. Vacuum Daze

      aired: Tue, Apr 9, 2013

      Rick gets a chill when a beat up 50's Bevador beverage cooler comes in for a fix-up. Then, when a rare 40's Rexair vacuum/air filter arrives in pieces, Rick wonders if he'll ever be able to puzzle it all back together.

    • Episode 4

      4. Bear Down

      aired: Wed, Jan 9, 2013

      A rare "Shoot The Bear" arcade game arrives at the shop needing so much work that Rick is forced to call in an electronics expert to assist with the restoration.

    • Episode 3

      3. Escorter Service

      aired: Wed, Jan 9, 2013

      A rare "Escorter" from the 1964 World s Fair scoots into the shop for a restoration. Will Rick and the crew give this vintage vehicle a restoration that out of this world or will it be a world-class flop?

    • Episode 2

      2. Stolen Memories

      aired: Wed, Jan 2, 2013

      A customer has huge expectations of Rick s work when she agrees to pay $9500 to restore a 1959 coin operated Western Express amusement ride.

    • Episode 1

      1. Employee Of The Month

      aired: Wed, Jan 2, 2013

      The team is challenged when a late 1800's Penny Farthing bicycle is delivered to the shop needing a major restoration.

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    • Episode 16

      Season 3, Episode 16

      aired: Wed, Apr 18, 2012

      An antique horse drawn sleigh arrives at the shop needing a complete transformation for the holidays. Rick gets a "knock out" of a gift at Rick Harrison's Christmas party and it gets him in the spirit.

    • Episode 15

      15. One Horse Open Sleigh

      aired: Wed, Dec 19, 2012

      A vintage scooter is shipped to the shop for a complete restoration. Rick is stumped on the make and model, so he calls on Danny "the Count" to take a look at it. Will Danny be able to shed some light on the mystery or will the job turn cold?

    • Episode 14

      14. Bombshell

      aired: Wed, Dec 12, 2012

      A unique electric wheelchair made from parts of a 1940's B-17 bomber lands at the shop. Will the crew hit the target with this one of a kind job or will they bomb the restoration?

    • Episode 13

      13. Break In

      aired: Wed, Dec 12, 2012

      When a 1930 s Custer Car ride from an amusement park arrives, the crew puts it on the fast track. Later, a heavily damaged, 8000 pound safe is dropped at the shop. Since it hasn t been opened in years, its contents are a mystery.

    • Episode 12

      12. Call The Count

      aired: Wed, Dec 5, 2012

      When a 1960 s Pak Trak hunting scooter lands at the shop, Rick calls Danny "The Count" to check out the unique dirt mobile.

    • Episode 11

      11. Harrison's Vendorlator

      aired: Wed, Dec 5, 2012

      Pawn Star Rick Harrison stops by the shop to get his vintage Pepsi dispenser restored and Rick is left stunned when he discovers it s one-of-a-kind. Will the crew ace this unique restoration or will they miss the mark with the classic machine?

    • Episode 10

      Season 3, Episode 10

      aired: Wed, Feb 8, 2012

      A client s expectations are sky high when he agrees to a $10,000 restoration of his early 1900 s peanut roaster. Later, Ron and Tyler go digging for gold in a California picker s backyard that is loaded with antique gas pumps and signs.

    • Episode 9

      9. Planes and Flames

      aired: Wed, Nov 28, 2012

      Rick is contacted by Nellis Air Force Base to restore their replica of an F-105 fighter jet. Will the crew be able to execute their plan of attack to restore the fighter, or will they miss the mark and abort the mission?

    • Episode 8

      Season 3, Episode 8

      aired: Wed, Feb 1, 2012

      A customer brings by a disassembled '59 BMW motorcycle with a side car for Rick to restore. Will he be able to return the bike to its glory days or will missing parts force him to abandon the project?

    • Episode 7

      Season 3, Episode 7

      aired: Wed, Feb 1, 2012

      The shop's super strength is tested when a 1940's Hi-Striker carnival game is dropped off for restoration. Can Rick and his guys ring the bell or will the crew strike out?

    • Episode 6

      Season 3, Episode 6

      aired: Wed, Jan 25, 2012

      Pawn Star Chumley rolls into the shop with a 1950 s Murray pedal car and a specific vision for how he wants it restored. Will Rick agree with his request for a tricked out ride or persuade him to go for a more classic restoration?

    • Episode 5

      Season 3, Episode 5

      aired: Wed, Jan 25, 2012

      Rick suits up to restore a basketball arcade game from the 1950's but problems with its electronics force him to enter into a unique business agreement. At the shop, a simple disagreement between Tyler and Ron escalates into an all-out prank war.

    • Episode 4

      Season 3, Episode 4

      aired: Wed, Jan 18, 2012

      A client has high expectations of Rick and the crew when he agrees to a $10,000 restoration of his 1950 s soda fountain. A repeat customer challenges the guys to revive his vintage phone booth.

    • Episode 3

      Season 3, Episode 3

      aired: Wed, Jan 18, 2012

      Sammy Hagar hires Rick to restore a vintage refrigerator into a rum dispenser. Will Rick's re-invention turn out to be a huge hit or will this fridge flop?

    • Episode 2

      Season 3, Episode 2

      aired: Wed, Jan 11, 2012

      Rick and the crew work to restore a miniature Model T when a customer picks it out of the boneyard. A fire fighter brings in a vintage 1930 s forest field service phone for transformation.

    • Episode 1

      Season 3, Episode 1

      aired: Wed, Jan 11, 2012

      Rick braces himself for a tussle when a client brings in a 1950's arm wrestling game. Can he pin the golden gripper or will he be the one down for the count?

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    • Episode 27

      Surfing the Strip

      aired: Fri, Oct 28, 2011

      After a 1900s signal cannon bursts into the shop, Rick prepares for the big boom. Can he gather his

    • Episode 26

      Tractors & Trucks

      aired: Fri, Oct 21, 2011

      Rick auditions a new employee when a 1950s Cushman scooter with sidecar swerves into the shop. Will

    • Episode 25

      Down & Dirty

      aired: Wed, Jun 13, 2012

      Rick and his crew face a tough trek when a 1972 Honda ATC motors into the shop. Can they navigate

    • Episode 24

      Feel the Heat

      aired: Tue, Jan 10, 2012

      Rick has a rolling riddle on his hands after an antique three-wheeled cart with no identification

    • Episode 23

      Train Trouble

      aired: Wed, Jun 6, 2012

      It's time for some soon-to-be stepbrothers bonding when Tyler and Brettly volunteer to tow in a 1947

    • Episode 22

      Dirt Bike Duels

      aired: Wed, Jun 6, 2012

      Rick puts the pedal to the metal when NASCAR driver Greg Biffle asks him to restore his 1970s

    • Episode 21

      21. Sticky Fingers

      aired: Wed, May 16, 2012

      The clock is running for Rick and his crew when they hail in a 1950's taximeter. Can they successfully speed to a detailed destination or will they get stuck in troublesome transformation traffic? And later, it is Brettly's big break when he oversees the restoration of a 1800's Zeno gum vending machine. Can he pop any bubbled blunder that comes this chewing contraption's way or will his best effort turn into a super sticky situation?

    • Episode 20

      Motor Mayhem

      aired: Wed, May 9, 2012

      Rick roasts up a pipin' hot coffee grinder overhaul after a client spies a recently picked 1800's coffee grinder sitting in the shop's boneyard. Can Rick and the boys brew up a perfectly caffeinated contraption or will a little decaf spoil the fun? And later, the shop revs up a collectible 1930's fishing boat motor. Can the guys go full throttle on this nautical tune up or will this high seas speeder sputter out?

    • Episode 19

      Cannonball Safe

      aired: Wed, May 2, 2012

      Rick and his guys get keyed up to restore a colossal 1920s cannonball safe. Can they lock up this protected project or will this massive mission be too heavy to handle? And later, the shop freshens up some vintage farm tools. Can the guys carefully crack these compact contraptions or will one rotten egg spoil this scramble?

    • Episode 18

      18. Restoration Rivalry

      aired: Wed, Apr 25, 2012

      Rick and his son Tyler kick off a restoration race after a pair of vintage scooters wheel into the shop. Can Tyler show up his dear ol' dad or will Rick prove father always knows best? And later, the shop makes cents of a 1940s candy vending machine. Can they sweeten up this nickel-and-dime device or will this sugary service leave a bad taste in their mouths?

    • Episode 17

      Treats & Feet

      aired: Wed, Apr 25, 2012

      Rick battles a brain freeze when a 1940s Good Humor bicycle pedals into the shop. Can he deliver a sweet solution to this sticky situation or will this cold cart be forever frozen in time? And later, a client brings in a 1920s Atwater Kent art-deco radio. Can the shop fine-tune this airwave apparatus, or will it be nothing but dead air for this rundown receiver?

    • Episode 16

      16. Hot & Salty

      aired: Wed, Apr 18, 2012

      The heat is on for Rick and his crew when they restore a salty 1960s popcorn machine. Can they freshen up this corny contraption or will this snack server get too hot to handle? And later, a client brings in an antique Michelin Man air compressor. Can the guys fill up this pressure pump or will they accidentally blow a hole in this aged apparatus?

    • Episode 15

      King of Signs

      aired: Wed, Apr 18, 2012

      Rick puts his work on display when a weather worn 1950's casino billboard comes into the shop. Can he preserve this aging desert advertisement, or will this shabby sign be better left to rot roadside? And later, the crew makes cents of a 1940's candy vending machine. Can they sweeten up this nickel-and-dime device or will this sugary service leave a bad taste in their mouths?

    • Episode 14

      14. Blast Off!

      aired: Wed, Apr 11, 2012

      Rick takes on the biggest challenge of his career when a 1960s rocket-slide comes into the shop piece by giant piece. Can Rick and his crew perfect this playground projectile or is this space race restoration on a crash course for disaster? And later, every minute counts when the shop outfits a 1930s pump with a coin counter that doesn't fit--no matter how you slice it. Will the guys accurately add up this change calculating contraption or will they go flat broke?

    • Episode 13

      13. Tyler's Promotion

      aired: Wed, Feb 22, 2012

      Rick and his crew face a sticky situation when a cement gun from 1915 rolls into the shop. Can they safely seal up this concrete hurtling contraption or will the guys crack under the pressure? And later, the shop faces the music when a client brings in a 1920s Alba gramophone. Can the guys fine-tune this retro record player or will this rotating restoration spin out of control?

    • Episode 12

      12. Tall Order

      aired: Wed, Feb 15, 2012

      Rick faces a larger than life restoration when a client lugs in a 1930s Pep Boys marquee to the shop. Can he tackle this towering task or will these famous figures turn into a colossal catastrophe? And later, the crew takes on Mother Nature with the overhaul of a 1948 Coca Cola machine destroyed by Hurricane Irene. Can they weather this soda storm or will this windy work blow them away?

    • Episode 11

      Hot & Cold

      aired: Fri, Jun 10, 2011

      Rick and his crew take a shot in the dark when a 1943 trap machine lands in the shop. Can they get off to a flying start on this target practice project or will they end up missing the mark? And later, Ron and Tyler find a rare rusty pump while on the road. Can they crank out a successful sale or will this fuel find fail?

    • Episode 10

      Season 2, Episode 10

      aired: Fri, May 27, 2011

      Rick prepares for battle when a 1940s dog tag maker comes into the shop. Can he successful stamp out this embossing endeavor or will this military mechanism have a major malfunction? And later, the shop reins in the restoration of a 1950s toy horse. Can they gallop through this tin toy transformation or will they need to put this pony plaything out to pasture?

    • Episode 9

      9. The Big Bang

      aired: Wed, Feb 8, 2012

      Rick and the guys aim to please when an 1800s cannon rolls into the shop. Can they hit their transformation target or will this banged up blaster backfire? And later, a client brings in a 1960s slot machine from the old Silver Slipper Hotel & Casino. Can the shop hit the jackpot on this 10-cent contraption, or will they lose big on this gaming gamble?

    • Episode 8

      8. Cold Cuts

      aired: Wed, Feb 1, 2012

      Rick and his crew sharpen their service skills when a client ships in a 1900s Berkel meat slicer. Can they carefully carve out a mechanical masterpiece, or will they lose a few fingers on this slice and dice device? And later, a 1950s stamp vending machine arrives at the shop. Can they refurbish this snail mail mechanism or will this correspondence contraption be postmarked return to sender?

    • Episode 7

      Safe Keeping

      aired: Fri, May 6, 2011

      After Rick agrees to restore a vintage Italian bumper car from a local antique shop, the shop braces for immediate impact. Can they effectively electrify this dented delight or will this entertaining endeavor give them whiplash? And later, the shop pedals away on a 1970s kiddie tractor. Can they sow the seeds of success with this rusty ride, or will this plowing plaything buy the farm?

    • Episode 6

      Season 2, Episode 6

      aired: Fri, Apr 29, 2011

      When a client hefts in a 1900s penny scale from the Santa Cruz boardwalk, Rick and his crew tighten their belts. Can they successfully slim down this massive mechanism or will their weighty workload tip the scales? And later, a picker strolls in with a 1930s Taylor Tot walker. Can Ron and Brettly properly push this baby buggy bargain along or will this toddler transaction need a time out?

    • Episode 5

      Season 2, Episode 5

      aired: Fri, Apr 29, 2011

      Rick and Ron take restoration by the horns when they agree to revive a vintage mechanical bull. Can they stay steadily astride this rough ride or will they be bucked off? And later, a client drops in with a 1940s Pepsi "Gullwing" cooler. Can they swiftly swallow this ice-cold challenge or will they need to put this soda service on ice?

    • Episode 4

      Season 2, Episode 4

      aired: Fri, Apr 22, 2011

      It's time for rusty rehab after Rick and his brother Ron pick up two 1950s service station showpieces. Can they successfully salvage these auto antiques or will one minor mistake turn this retro refurbishment into a first-rate fiasco? And later, a client carries in a turn-of-the-century Edison film projector. Can the guys capture movie magic on this complex contraption, or will this reel-to-reel restoration hit a snag?

    • Episode 3

      3. Double Trouble

      aired: Wed, Jan 18, 2012

      Rick and his guys get an eye full when a 100-year-old mutoscope comes into the shop. Can they comfortably crank out a motion picture masterpiece, or will this restoration be a flippin' formula for a major flop? And later, it's double the fun when Rick's brother Ron and son Tyler spot a tarnished tandem bike at a client's house. Is two better than one when trying to make a deal on this retro racer or will the guys crash and burn on this ten-speed transaction?

    • Episode 2

      Season 2, Episode 2

      aired: Fri, Apr 15, 2011

      While cruisin' down historic Route 66, Rick and his brother Ron stumble across a 1950s Wurlizter jukebox in need of some fine-tuning. Can the guys help this musical machine soar to the top of the charts or will they end up bopping their heads along to a broken record? And later, Tyler is challenged to restore a 1940s chocolate bar vending machine for a local picker. Will this candy contraption satisfy this choosy customer's sweet tooth or will this delicious deal go sour?

    • Episode 1

      Season 2, Episode 1

      aired: Fri, Apr 15, 2011

      When a client petitions for a pair of 1920s visible gas pumps, Rick recruits Ron and Tyler to search

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    • Episode 34

      34. Bikes & Barbecues

      aired: Fri, Nov 18, 2011

      When a 1940s Japanese Maruishi bicycle pedals into the shop, Rick and his crew strap on their helmets for an uphill ride. Can they swiftly cycle through this ten-speed transformation, or will they take a wrong turn on this rare racer? And later, the crew restores a compact Chiclet vending machine from the 1940s.

    • Episode 33

      33. Keep on Trucking

      aired: Fri, Nov 11, 2011

      Brettly takes the wheel when he decides to restore a beat-up 1965 Chevrolet truck. Can he keep on trucking with this tricky transformation or will this clunker wind up running on empty. And later, Rick's brother Ron and son Tyler get a sneak peek at a 1940s coin-operated peep show machine for sale.

    • Episode 32

      32. Milking It

      aired: Fri, Nov 4, 2011

      When Rick's brother Ron and son Tyler encounter a 1950s milk vending machine for sale, they attempt to squeeze out a good deal. And later, the guys restore two kiddie handcar trains from the 1950s.

    • Episode 31

      31. Smoking Hot

      aired: Fri, Oct 28, 2011

      Rick turns up the heat when an 1881 potbelly stove whips into the shop. Can he cook this project to perfection, or will this old oven come out burnt to a crisp? And later, the guys are unexpectedly challenged to restore a 1940s children's Irish Mail cart by hand. Can they successfully conquer this manual mission, or will this rug rat ride put them in the corner?

    • Episode 30

      30. Surfing the Strip

      aired: Fri, Oct 28, 2011

      Limited by a tight budget, Rick must light a fire under his team to overhaul a 1900s chemical cart. Can they calmly control this risky restoration, or will this unpredictable undertaking go up in flames? And later, it's surfs up for Rick's brother Ron and son Tyler when they find a 1940s motorized surfboard in a client's garage.

    • Episode 29

      29. Tractors & Trucks

      aired: Fri, Oct 21, 2011

      When a client brings in his father's 1954 Bantam tractor, Rick must mend this latent lawn wrangling machine. Can he successful salvage this project piece by piece, or will this farming fix up ultimately fail? Later, the guys have a mechanical mystery on their hands when a client brings in an early 1900s air brake tester for trains.

    • Episode 28

      28. Cold War Crusin

      aired: Fri, Oct 21, 2011

      Rick and his crew try to obey the speed limit when a 1962 Czechoslovakia scooter zooms into the shop. Can they get this Cold War clunker on the fix-up fast track, or will it get deported? Later, a miniature 1930s oil tanker trucks into the shop. Will this tiny toy transformation be nothing but child's play, or will the guys hit a rough and rocky road to restoration?

    • Episode 27

      27. Wheel & Deal

      aired: Fri, Oct 14, 2011

      Rick takes the restoration reins after a turn-of-the-century, horse-drawn fuel delivery wagon from the early 1900s trots into the shop. Will it be safe travels on this galloping gas tank, or will this petrol project take a spill? And later, the manliest crew in Las Vegas restores a 1940s Kotex Dispenser for a charity auction. Can the guys man up and conquer this girly gadget?

    • Episode 26

      26. Missile Impossible

      aired: Fri, Oct 14, 2011

      Rick and his crew must launch a rapid refurbishment when the Pawn Stars steer a 1950s Atomic Missile pedal car to the shop. And later, a client brings in a 1930s fare box, once used on public transportation.

    • Episode 25

      25. Close Shave

      aired: Fri, Sep 23, 2011

      Rick gets his hair blown back when he finds a beat-up WWII era Koken barber chair among a picker's plunder. Can he cut a decent deal on this scruffy seat, or will this transaction trim a hole in his pocket? And later, a client brings in an extremely rare 1950s Coca-Cola cooler. Can the guys stay cool, calm, and collected on this refreshing restoration, or will this soda pop salvage go flat?

    • Episode 24

      24. American Hero

      aired: Fri, Sep 16, 2011

      When a client flies in with a helicopter gunner helmet from the Vietnam war, Rick and his crew have to suit up for some restoration recon. And later, it's bottoms up for the guys when they pop the tab on a classic 1948 Coca-Cola vending machine makeover.

    • Episode 23

      23. Suds and Duds

      aired: Fri, Sep 2, 2011

      Rick and his crew change gears when a 1967 Honda Scrambler motorcycle swerves into the shop. Can they win the race on this dirt road restoration, or will they run out of gas before the finish line?

    • Episode 22

      22. Batter Up

      aired: Fri, Aug 26, 2011

      It's batter up when a 1940's baseball batting game flies into the shop. Can Rick hit this American pastime out of the park, or will a curve-ball send him back to the bench? And later, the crew is put to the test when they tackle a tarnished 1920s tire changer. Can they overpower this aged apparatus, or will this rusty restoration grind to a halt?

    • Episode 21

      21. Rusted and Busted

      aired: Fri, Jul 29, 2011

      Rick and his crew drive full speed ahead when a 1960s coin-operated motorcycle roars into the shop. Can they burn restoration rubber with this kiddie contraption, or will this rapid refurbishment suddenly hit the skids? A client brings in a crumbling 1950s bumper car. Will Rick decide to buckle up and steer this challenging overhaul?

    • Episode 20

      20. Special Delivery

      aired: Fri, Jul 22, 2011

      Rick shifts into high gear when a 1967 Harley motors in for a surprise overhaul. Can he comfortably cruise on this road hog refurbishment, or will this retro joy ride skid out of control? And later, a 1940s U.S. mailbox arrives at the shop. Can the crew swiftly sort through a postal patch up, or will this bulky box be a correspondence catastrophe?

    • Episode 19

      19. Anchors Away

      aired: Fri, Jul 15, 2011

      Rick and his crew get their feet wet when a 1952 powerboat ride splashes into the shop. Will this wave rider be an easy-breezy endeavor, or will it be man overboard in rough restoration waters? And later, Rick rolls up his sleeves to tackle a 1940s child's tricycle for a Las Vegas museum. Can he pedal merrily along on this tattered three-wheeler, or will this ankle-biter bike get a flat tire?

    • Episode 18

      18. The Pick, The Pawn, & The Polish

      aired: Mon, Jul 11, 2011

      When a prominent Vegas Pawn Star hauls in a crumbling 1957 Chevy 150, Rick and his team accelerate at breakneck speed to overhaul this classic clunker. Can they restore this retro rust-bucket, or will this project stall-out before they reach the finish line? And later, a couple of American Pickers show up hoping to sell some of their varied vintage valuables.

    • Episode 17

      17. Grippin' Mad

      aired: Fri, Jun 24, 2011

      Rick and his team flex their muscles when they strong-arm a powerful penny arcade strength tester from the 1940s. Can they get a grip and swiftly squeeze out a macho machine, or will this resistant restoration be too tough to tackle?

    • Episode 16

      16. Secret Fan

      aired: Fri, Jun 17, 2011

      It's a restoration race to the finish line for Rick and his team when a client cruises in with a 1960's go-kart. Can they masterfully mend this miniature motor vehicle, or will this project be a karting catastrophe? And later, Tyler conspires to fix up a 1950's fan as a gift to Rick for Father's Day.

    • Episode 15

      15. Hot & Cold

      aired: Fri, Jun 10, 2011

      After Rick's son Tyler stumbles upon a 1950's coffee vending machine, the team has to brew up an instant formula for restoration. Will they turn this junky java dispenser into a vintage valuable, or will this project land them in hot water? And later, Rick is challenged to convert a 1930s Montgomery Ward refrigerator from icebox to wine-box.

    • Episode 14

      14. Apples and X-rays

      aired: Fri, May 27, 2011

      Rick and his team have a chance to restore an extremely rare department store x-ray machine from the 1940s used to fit shoes. Can Rick put his best foot forward to safely service this radiation discharging device from head to toe or will this item prove to be too hazardous to everyone's health?

    • Episode 13

      13. Rev'd Up

      aired: Fri, May 20, 2011

      When a client brings in an extremely rare British motorcycle from the 1950s, Rick sets the speed for this matchless mission. Can he steer clear of any old time obstacles, or will this project crash and burn before the finish line? And later, the team has to put their two cents into the restoration of a 1940's Accurate Weight penny scale.

    • Episode 12

      12. Suck Up

      aired: Fri, May 13, 2011

      After an antique railroad vacuum used to clean train carriages rolls into the shop, Rick and his team attempt to spotlessly service this colossal cleaning contraption. Will he be able to keep this tremendous task spic and span, or will this pristine project run rapidly off the rails? And later, a client requests a retro restoration of his childhood red wagon.

    • Episode 11

      11. Safe Keeping

      aired: Fri, May 6, 2011

      When an antique candy machine from the 1950s arrives at the shop, Rick's team has their hands full--and not just with sweets. Can the crew turn this rusty pile of parts into the luxury theater machine it once was, or will this candy dispensing contraption remain rotten passed the credits?

    • Episode 10

      10. Space Kowboy

      aired: Fri, Apr 29, 2011

      Rick and his team are given a crucial mission, completely restore a NASA helmet from the 1960s' Gemini missions. Will this project launch them out of this world, or will a fire cause them to call Houston with a problem? Then, after an old picker drops off a rusty gas cart for a fix-up, they try to give it a fill-up.

    • Episode 9

      9. Jackpot

      aired: Fri, Apr 29, 2011

      Rick and his team have a chance to restore a prohibition era slot machine, will they take a backroom gamble and hit the restoration jackpot or will this one-armed bandit walk off with all their winnings? And later, when a 1940's Pepsi cooler comes in for an icey overhaul, will an archaic bottle of pop distract the team, or will this frosty cooler quench the teams thirst for soda salvation?

    • Episode 8

      8. Pumped Up

      aired: Fri, Apr 22, 2011

      Rick and his brother Ron take a road trip to a dusty desert salvage-yard to rummage for some beat-up antiques to flip for cash. Will they find a hidden oasis brimming with profit potential or will they get lost wandering the wasteland? And later, Rick takes a restoration risk and auctions off a 1920s visible gas pump.

    • Episode 7

      7. Duck and Cover

      aired: Fri, Apr 22, 2011

      Rick and his team take a trip out to a local Las Vegas museum to restore a civil defense air raid siren from 1957. Can they withstand this nuclear restoration, or will they fail to duck and cover? And later, a client brings in a turn-of-the-century, nickel-plated cash register.

    • Episode 6

      6. Knockout

      aired: Fri, Apr 15, 2011

      It's game on for Rick and his team when they restore an early 1900s strength-testing punching bag game. Can Rick knock-out this challenge with the old one-two punch, or will this rock 'em, sock 'em heavyweight project prove too big to go down? And later, the crew is under a tight deadline to fix up an antique railroad strongbox.

    • Episode 5

      5. Cooler Kings

      aired: Fri, Apr 15, 2011

      Rick buys a 1950's Coke cooler with plans to convert it into the holy grail of Coke collectibles: the Hot Dog Cooler Grill. Capable of simultaneously cooling sodas and cooking weenies this machine is the Cadillac of Coke coolers. Can the team handle this duel climate barbecue machine, or will the hot dogs end up on ice?

    • Episode 4

      Season 1, Episode 4

      aired: Mon, Nov 1, 2010

      A local picker pays Rick Dale a visit with a truckload of rust laden loot. After spotting an old toy train, Rick hops on-board to buy it. Can Rick and his team get this locomotive up to full steam or will an unseen obstacle force it off its tracks? And later, the guys are asked to restore an antique popcorn machine from 1948 back to its original hot popping glory.

    • Episode 3

      Season 1, Episode 3

      aired: Mon, Nov 1, 2010

      After a severe Las Vegas windstorm knocks down and destroys a local magician's street lamp he calls on some of Rick's restoration magic to fix it. Will Rick and his team pull the rabbit out of a hat and piece the shattered lamp back together, or will this opportunity simply disappear?

    • Episode 2

      Season 1, Episode 2

      aired: Mon, Oct 25, 2010

      Up against a tough deadline, Rick's team attempts to restore an antique Hershey's dispenser from the 1940's. Can they turn this chocolate treat box around in time, or will all their hard work melt away? And later, Rick's team tries to fix up a 1950's Kelvinator Fridge. Will they repair this fridge to its maximum beer chilling potential, or will this restoration get unplugged and spoil?

    • Episode 1

      Season 1, Episode 1

      aired: Mon, Oct 25, 2010

      Rick attempts to restore a 1960's three-wheeled Marketeer Golf Cart for the Pawn Stars. Can his team drive this double bogey into a hole-in-one, or will this project end up in the rough? And later, a customer drops off an extremely rare Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950's, can Rick and Tyler find the missing parts, or is this bike too rutty to ride?

  • Episodes

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Sticky Fingers

      aired: Tue, Jan 10, 2012

      Brettly steps up to oversee the restoration of an 1800s Zeno gum machine. Meanwhile, Rick works on giving the front of the new shop a major facelift.

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Dirt Bike Duel

      aired: Tue, Jan 10, 2012

      The guys are swept away when NASCAR driver Greg Biffle brings in his 1970s Montesa motorcycle.

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Bumper Balls

      aired: Tue, Jan 10, 2012

      It's full speed ahead when Rick and the crew take on a couple of vintage rides: an Italian bumper car from a local antique shop and a 1970s kiddie tractor.

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Tall Order

      aired: Fri, Dec 2, 2011

      Rick has his hands full when a client lugs in a 1930s Pep Boys marquee to the shop. Meanwhile, the crew must overhaul a 1948 Coca-Cola machine destroyed by Hurricane Irene.

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Keep on Trucking

      aired: Mon, Nov 14, 2011

      Ron and Tyler head to the Pinball Hall of Fame storage facility, where they get their hands on a 1940s coin-operated peep show machine. Meanwhile, Brettly attempts to restore a beat-up 1965 Chevrolet truck. Will fixing his dream car turn into a nightmare?

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Tractors and Trucks

      aired: Mon, Oct 24, 2011

      One of Rick's regular customers brings in a 1900s air brake tester for trains. Then, a client shows up with his father's 1954 Bantam tractor, which causes some trouble for the team. Meanwhile, Rick hits a snag while on the road looking for parts.

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Cold War Cruisin'

      aired: Mon, Oct 24, 2011

      Rick and his crew take on a Cold War clunker while Kelly, Tyler and Ron head out to show off some of their work. Later, a client brings in a 1930s oil tanker truck that's been in her family for generations.

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Lights Out

      aired: Fri, Apr 1, 2011

      It's lights out for one Las Vegas magician when a severe windstorm takes down his street lamp. Can Rick and his team pull off some magic of their own and get this shattered lamp back together?

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Buttered Up

      aired: Fri, Apr 1, 2011

      Hop aboard as Rick and his team get on track to turning a rusty old toy into a working model train fit for the kid at heart. Then the guys heat things up with an old popcorn popper. Can they get this movie theater staple to serve seconds?

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Ice Cold

      aired: Fri, Apr 1, 2011

      Rick's team rushes to restore a 1940s Hershey's chocolate dispenser but hits a few snags along the way. Later, a 1957 Chevy Bel Air becomes the inspiration for a vintage Kelvinator fridge. Can the guys pull off restoring these cool creations?

    • Episode

      American Restoration: Hopalong Rick

      aired: Fri, Apr 1, 2011

      The wheels are turning as Rick and Tyler figure out how to restore an extremely rare Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950s and a three-wheeled Marketeer golf cart from the 1960s.

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