Rick Harrison and his family own and run a pawn shop on the Las Vegas strip. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value.
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Pawn Stars takes you inside the colorful world of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch as three generations of the Harrison Family jointly run the business and experience clashing and camaraderie. They're the experts at wheeling and dealing, with a keen eye for authentic goods. With unforgettable characters and fascinating items, Pawn Stars presents an addictively entertaining television innovation.

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Many people on the internet prank call American Gold And Silver asking for various items. The most popular of which has been the 1991 videogame "Battletoads" See more »

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When the man was selling the Cleveland Indians pennant, Rick said: "You know there was no major league baseball during World War 2." Every game was played, every world series was played during World War 2. See more »

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[new opening narration, beginning 30 May 2013]
Himself - 'The Spotter': At my shop, family comes first, and money comes second, depending on who ya ask. But the best part: You never know what's gonna come through that door. This is "Pawn Stars."
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Crazy Credits

Seasons from 2009-2013 feature the "original" intro sequence, which shows members of the Harrison family around the shop, showing off and handling a number of items the shop carries (including Confederate money.) This intro is noteworthy in that it does not at all feature Chumlee (as it is unlikely the crew knew how popular he would become at the time.) Starting mid 2013, a new intro sequence began airing, with an instrumental by Lynyrd Skynyrd serving as the theme music. It features the 4 main cast members (including Chumlee) walking down a Vegas street together, and ends with them standing on the Pawn Shop roof. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.160 (2012) See more »

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Winning Isn't Everything
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Written by Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Painfully fake
27 June 2014 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I was interested at first, but as I learned that the show is fake and uses actors and items that are from museums, I was set back. Also REAL customers have widely reported that the main characters are usually not there and show up only when the show's been shot.

For me, I am interested to see old items and learn their history, but this show is an anticlimax fest where almost non of the items are real or valuable or even rare. And using items from museums and private collections, it's just pathetic.

I don't like their attitudes and the show is overall sort of vaguely interesting, but its fakeness makes it difficult to watch.


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