Long before banks, ATMS and check-cashing services, there were pawn shops. Pawning was the leading form of consumer credit in the United States until the 1950s, and pawn shops are still helping everyday people make ends meet. Pawn Stars takes you inside the colorful world of the pawn business. At the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on the outskirts of Las Vegas, three generations of the Harrison family - grandfather Richard, son Rick and grandson Corey - jointly run the family business, and there's clashing and camaraderie every step of the way. The three men use their sharp eyes and skills to assess the value of items from the commonplace to the truly historic, including a 16th-century samurai sword, a Super Bowl ring, a Picasso painting and a 17th-century stay of execution. It's up to them to determine what's real and what's fake, as they reveal the often surprising answer to the questions on everyone's mind, "What's the story behind it?" and "What's it worth?"
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Mo' Monet, Mo' Problems 18x05
Chum becomes the chosen one when a seller brings in Buffy figurines. Can he slay the deal before the stakes are raised? Next, an artist's letter makes quite an impression on Rick. Will Rick show him the Monet? Then, Chum's got a sweet tooth for an old vending machine. Will his investment be a candy rush, or candy crush? Finally, a 1949 fire truck light races into the shop. Is the price too alarming to make Rick stop, drop and buy?
The Spy Who Pawned Me 18x04
Rick checks out a collection of James Bond movie trading cards. Will Rick secure the cards or will they fall into the fiendish hands of Spectre? Meanwhile, a seller brings in an old Chinese bell, will the deal be music to Corey's ears? And later, Chum and Antwaun set sail on a trip to Lake Tahoe to check out a vintage sailboat. Will the sail withstand the perils of negotiation or sink to the depths of no return?
Decoding a Deal 18x03
Corey finds himself in such a lovely place when a test pressing of the Eagles mega-hit, "Hotel California" comes into the shop. Will the seller take it easy, or to the limit? Meanwhile, Chum checks out a ring from the "Little Orphan Annie" radio show. Will it be a "hard-knock" sale, or will Chum bet his bottom dollar? Then, a customer soars in with a model of Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine. Will Rick get this deal off the ground, or will it come to a screeching halt? And later, when Rick examines blueprints by renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, can he draw up a sale?
Rick's Gone With the Wind 18x02
Chumlee gets ready to rumble when a rare wrestling figure comes into the shop. Will he be king of the ring, or get smacked down? Then, a portable craps table is smuggled in. Will Corey take a gamble, or roll the dice? Next, Rick checks out a vintage Eclipse windmill. Can he generate a deal before it's gone with the wind? And later, Corey gets Beatlemania when given the chance to buy a Starr's drum kit. Will Corey and the seller Come Together or Let it Be?
Close Encounters of the Pawn Kind 18x01
Chum sets his sights on something out of this world when a seller brings in a signed copy of "The Coming of the Saucers". Will Chum be able to identify the perfect price? Meanwhile, a seller claims to have a painting by artist, Ralph Blakelock. Will this deal have Rick seeing all the colors of the wind before it Van Goghs away? Then, Rick and Corey get a history lesson when they check out a "We Buy Gold" sign from the 1900s. Can the duo raise the bar on the negotiation? And later, Rick and Chum take a trip to L.A to see a very special collection of Kobe Bryant memorabilia.
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One Man's Trash Is Another Pawn Treasure 17x31
Rick's Gone with the Wind 17x30
Close Encounters of the Pawn Kind 17x29
Million Dollar Deal 17x28
A signed letter from a former president has Rick and Corey singing Sammy Davis Jr.'s praises. Will it get their official seal of approval? Next, a giant bird egg rolls into Rick's coop. Can Rick hatch a plan to buy it before it flies away? Meanwhile, Corey steps back in time with a violin clock. Will the seller strike a chord, or will the deal fall flat? Later, Rick travels to London for a work of art, but a million-dollar asking price might break the Banksy.