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Pawn Stars

Pawn Stars

History 2009

Go inside the colorful world of the pawn business. At the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on the outskirts of Las Vegas, generations of the Harrison family run the family business, and there’s clashing and camaraderie every step of the way.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Pawn Stars

Pawn Stars - S2009E16

#1 - Sharks and Cobras (Season 2009 - Episode 16)

Rick and the Old Man look to buy a 1965 Shelby Cobra classic car--one of the most expensive American race cars. Will they burn rubber and make a deal or will they slam on the brakes for a fake? Then the Pawn Stars have a chance to buy a ship's clock from a 1942 WWII Ship that's worth money only if it ticks.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 28 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2011E53

#2 - Patriot Games (Season 2011 - Episode 53)

Hit the gridiron with the Pawn Stars when they check out a 2004 Super Bowl ring. A genuine player's ring from the New England Patriots, will the guys rush for extra yardage for this ultimate piece of sports memorabilia, or will a tough negotiation leave them three and out? Then, a guy brings in a diary written by his ancestor during almost every major battle of the Civil War. With a handwriting style nearly impossible to decipher, will they be able to unlock the secrets of the past, or are these memories lost to history? And later, a poster from the movie Bullitt comes roaring into the shop. Signed by Steve McQueen, Robert Duvall, and Jacqueline Bisset, will Rick jump into the chase for this rare piece of movie history, or will some suspicious signatures leave him idling at the side of the road?

The episode was rated 8.17 from 12 votes.

Pawn Stars - S18E13

#3 - Rick's Surreal Supper (Season 18 - Episode 13)

When Chum gets his hands on a one-of-a-kind chair with a strange feature, will Rick turn a blind eye to his spending? Then, a helmet that once belonged to Evel Knievel lands in the shop. Will Rick take a leap of faith, or will the deal crash and burn? Next, Corey pedals into the past with a toy inspired by the Weinermobile. Will he get roasted by the seller, or can he sink his teeth into a deal? And finally, Rick cracks open a cookbook by artist Salvador Dali, and gets a surreal idea – to host a dinner party. But when things quickly get hairy, will Rick melt under pressure?

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2018E18

#4 - A Treasure Remembered (Season 2018 - Episode 18)

It’s time to say goodbye to the toughest, grumpiest, and most-loved patriarch at the Gold & Silver. Rick, Corey, Chum, and a host of colleagues from the shop remember “the Old Man”—Richard Benjamin Harrison. Enjoy some of the Old Man’s best moments over a decade of funny jabs, odd sayings, fierce negotiations and great buys on Pawn Stars.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 58 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2019E14

#5 - Pawning Picasso (Season 2019 - Episode 14)

Corey snipes an early 1800s prototype rifle made by the man who invented the Baker Rifle. Then, as one of Marlon Brando's most prized personal possessions pays Rick a visit, an original work made by the one and only Pablo Picasso shapes up to be a great addition to the shop. Will this deal be the ultimate work of art?

The episode was rated 7.93 from 54 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2019E24

#6 - Rick and the Heartbreakers (Season 2019 - Episode 24)

Rick and Chum try to work out a deal on an old weight loss device. Will they set a personal best, or feel the burn? Then, a seller comes in with a sketch signed by Tom Petty. Is the signature at the top of the charts, or will it be a heartbreaker? And later, Chum connects to the other side when a Ouija board lands in the shop. Will the spirits align for a deal, or end up haunting the shop?

The episode was rated 7.88 from 17 votes.

Pawn Stars - S18E23

#7 - Rick vs. the Globe of Death (Season 18 - Episode 23)

Rick and Chum get a relatively genius package containing letters signed by Albert Einstein. But can they figure out the equation to work out a deal? Then, Chum and Corey marvel at replicas of Thor’s helmet and hammer. Will they nail the negotiation, or be deemed unworthy? Next, an antique game shuffles into the shop. Will Corey try to bet the house, or will he strike out? And finally, Rick heads out to meet Spencer for a death-defying picking adventure of global proportions.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 17 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2019E3

#8 - Pawn of the Undead (Season 2019 - Episode 3)

The Pawn Stars stake a claim to an original 1800's Vampire defense kit. Then, Rick gets a chance to buy a work from one of America's most famous artists, James Whistler. Next, Rick takes a look at a James Bond prop from the movie GoldenEye. Will he be shaken or stirred?

The episode was rated 7.88 from 89 votes.

Pawn Stars - S18E15

#9 - To Infinity and Be-pawned! (Season 18 - Episode 15)

Rick tries to win one from the Gipper when a special pendant hits the counter. Can the patron saint of pawn shops help Rick land the deal? Next, a massive collection of vinyl LPs has Chum's head spinning. Can he get into a groove with the seller, or will this deal get scratched? Then, it's happy days for Corey when a dress from Laverne and Shirley comes into the shop. Will he be able to skirt the issues with this item? Or will Corey take the L and let the dress walk out of the shop? And finally, Rick and Chum get fired up when they head to the desert to shoot the shop's newest firearm. But their canon feels quaint when they spot the big guns - and Rick might just explode from jealousy.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 14 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2014E55

#10 - Chumdae (Season 2014 - Episode 55)

Rev your engines with the Pawn Stars when a legendary 1967 Shelby GT350 speeds into the shop. Will Rick be able to cruise through the negotiation or will it be gone in 60 seconds? Then, Corey and Chumlee play with the idea of buying one of the first video game consoles, a Magnavox Odyssey 200. Can they figure out how to beat the system or will it be game over? And later, Chumlee seeks the go ahead from Rick to test out the shop's new ice cream maker. Will the guys all scream for ice cream or will Rick give Chumlee the cold shoulder?

The episode was rated 7.82 from 22 votes.

Pawn Stars - S18E16

#11 - Pawn Stars and Movie Stars (Season 18 - Episode 16)

Rick and Chum flip out when Spencer stops by the shop with a few vintage items. Will they tilt the negotiations in their favor, or will they not be able to see eye to eye? Next, a Bruno Mars platinum album spins into the shop. Can Corey land a funky deal, or will he get locked out of negotiations? Later, Chum twists and shouts when a pair of boots signed by Ringo Starr walk into the shop. Will he and the seller be able to come together, or will Chum have to make his peace with not landing a deal? And finally, Rick calls in actor Dennis Quaid to help authenticate a signed poster for his upcoming movie. Can Rick be a great communicator, or will the seller give him the cold shoulder?

The episode was rated 7.82 from 11 votes.

Pawn Stars - S18E17

#12 - Atomic Pawn (Season 18 - Episode 17)

Chum goes for a hole-in-one when a signed Jack Nicklaus golf glove swings into the shop. Meanwhile, Corey targets a G.I. Joe Tomahawk helicopter toy. Will he get to be a real American hero, or will this deal go AWOL? Next, an antique Fender amp rocks Chum's world. Will the price be music to his ear, or off key? And later, Rick and Spencer go on a picking adventure in Huntington Beach, California. When they find a treasure trove of military items, does Rick have enough ammunition to close the deal?

The episode was rated 7.82 from 11 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2009E13

#13 - Peaches & Pinups (Season 2009 - Episode 13)

Corey has a chance to buy a wooden crossbow that hasn't been fired in almost 40 years--will it hold together and hit its mark or splinter, crack and fracture the deal? Meanwhile Rick blushes when a woman tries to sell her husband's Playboy collection. Will he "read the articles" and buy the lot or pass on Hef's ladies? Finally, the Pawn Stars try to sell one of their most prized items, an Ormolu clock, aka "The Death Clock."

The episode was rated 7.80 from 41 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2020E1

#14 - Pawning for Treble (Season 2020 - Episode 1)

Rick is in Chicago where he has a run-in with a wrestling legend and a chance to clinch a Michael Jordan championship jersey. Back at the shop, Chum looks to score big on a 300-year-old violin. Later, a vintage Batman playhouse places Corey and Chum in a betting mood.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 19 votes.

Pawn Stars - S2014E87

#15 - Game Over (Season 2014 - Episode 87)

Lift off with the Pawn Stars when a hovercraft zooms into the shop. Will Rick and Corey be able to keep the negotiation afloat, or will they let the air out of the deal? Then, Corey checks out a set of 1960s The Beatles bobble-heads. Does Corey think The Fab Four are so "Yesterday," or will he "Twist and Shout" to make a deal? And later, when a new arcade game gets bought by the shop, Rick lets the guys plug it in. Who will get the highest score before it's game over?

The episode was rated 7.79 from 28 votes.


Last updated: jan 26, 2023


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