Pawn Stars (2009– )

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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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Corey Harrison ...
 Himself / ... (331 episodes, 2009-2015)
Richard Harrison ...
 Himself - The Old Man / ... (269 episodes, 2009-2014)
Austin 'Chumlee' Russell ...
 Himself / ... (269 episodes, 2009-2014)
Rick Harrison ...
 Himself - 'The Spotter' / ... (265 episodes, 2009-2014)
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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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Count's Kustoms, one of the auto repair facilities on the show, once featured a banner on the wall promoting an establishment called "Feelgood's." Feelgood's was a bar owned by Vince Neil, lead singer for classic metal band Motley Crue. The name referenced their classic song/album, Dr. Feelgood. However, Danny "The Count" Koker, the owner of Count's Kustoms, has since become the full owner of that establishment and changed the name to "Count's Vamp'd." See more »

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A lady brings in an allegedly medieval axe, claiming it might be from Asia. Rick refutes her by telling "No, no, it's more likely from India or Middle East". Both India and the Middle East ARE in Asia. See more »

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[Opening narration]
Himself - 'The Spotter': I'm Rick Harrison, and this is my pawn shop. I work here with my old man and my son, "Big Hoss." Everything in here has a story and a price. One thing I've learned after 21 years - you never know what is gonna come through that door.
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Early episodes "play it straight" in the "this time on Pawn Stars" segments at the beginning of the show, showing what will be sold/traded/etc. on the show. However, in more recent seasons, this has become more of a "joke" segment, and features outtakes or funny scenes that aren't in the actual respective segments (cars not starting, comical dialogue, things going wrong, etc.) See more »

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The first few seasons were entertaining but the show has gone downhill since.
8 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first few seasons of this show weren't bad. The majority of the show revolved around the items brought into the shop. Sure, there were some annoying side-scripts involving the different cast members (e.g. Chumlee acting foolish or the old man falling asleep) but it wasn't the focus and thus didn't detract from the show too much.

Fast forward to the last year or two. The show has devolved into something borderline unwatchable. The "annoying side-scrips" are now the focus of the show. The acting is so incredibly obvious that it makes you feel foolish for even watching.

I'm not sure why the folks at the History channel feel the need to throw in all this scripted garbage. The original formula (the one that made the show so popular in the first place) allowed the show to practically write itself.

Anyway, if you're just getting into the show, my recommendation would be to check out all the older episodes. There are a lot of really cool items and facts with only a limited amount of nonsense.


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