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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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Peaches' real name is Danielle Rainey, though for reasons unknown numerous websites incorrectly give her real last name as Pearey. See more
The pawn shop is always jam-packed during the "stock footage' of the shop shown between segments, yet is mysteriously empty during most transactions that take place there on the show. This is because the shop closes and vacates its customers during most filmed transactions. See more
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.
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