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.
Did You Know?
Originally, they had shot a pilot for HBO. Rick stated in his autobiography that he didn't like it because they "focused on the night window, and treated customers like they were animals in a zoo." He said that this approach was very misleading about their business. See more
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
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.
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
Spin-off American Restoration
Good Luck, Bad Luck
Written by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd See more