Bar Rescue
Season 3

s03e01 / Turtle on Its Back

11th Feb '13 - 2:00am
Turtle on Its Back

The debut episode features Taffer and his crew of experts trying to save Turtle Bay on New Orleans' iconic Bourbon Street. After years of disrepair, mismanagement, and a prolonged legal battle with a neighboring bar, despite tremendous amounts of foot traffic, the bar has fallen on hard times and risks shuttering its windows. Taffer must find a way to make Turtle Bay stand out on one of the most densely packed streets in the world in terms of drinking establishments, and save the bar from big trouble in the Big Easy.

178 have watched this episode

s03e02 / Rock N Roaches

18th Feb '13 - 2:00am
Rock N Roaches

Jon Taffer descends on a grotesque goth and rock bar in Austin, TX. Tasteless performances and cockroach infestations are the least of his problems as he spars with the worst bar owner to date.

179 have watched this episode

s03e03 / Bro's Got To Geaux!

25th Feb '13 - 2:00am
Bro's Got To Geaux!

Jon schools the owner of a beat-up college bar with a reputation for serving underage drinkers.

178 have watched this episode

s03e04 / Tears for Beers

4th Mar '13 - 2:00am
Tears for Beers

A too-hip-for-its-own-good bar in Austin may need a hip replacement if it is to survive.

180 have watched this episode

s03e05 / Empty Pockets

11th Mar '13 - 1:00am
Empty Pockets

A Denver pool hall owned by a proud immigrant gets help.

179 have watched this episode

s03e06 / Jon T, He Don't Like It

18th Mar '13 - 1:00am
Jon T, He Don't Like It

The formerly rocking Kasbah Lounge in Aurora, Colorado, which has fallen on hard times, is made over.

179 have watched this episode

s03e07 / In a Pinch

25th Mar '13 - 1:00am
In a Pinch

The locals are up in arms over a controversial lobster-tank game at a blue-collar watering hole.

179 have watched this episode

s03e08 / Karaoke Katastrophe

1st Apr '13 - 1:00am
Karaoke Katastrophe

Jon makes over one of the country's first karaoke bars, dealing with outdated decor, a hot-under-the-collar chef and an owner who's oblivious to what's going on in his place, and a hoarder to boot.

178 have watched this episode

s03e09 / A Horse Walks Into a Bar

8th Apr '13 - 1:00am
A Horse Walks Into a Bar

Horses defecating inside this Arizona bar are the least of Jon Taffer's problems. He must contend with drunk owners, a family in turmoil, and a bank foreclosure if he hopes to save this business.

179 have watched this episode

s03e10 / Meat Sauna

15th Apr '13 - 1:00am
Meat Sauna

Bad ventilation cause hot, moist burger smoke to fill Scottsdale's least funny comedy club. Jon Taffer arrives to clear the air and use proven bar techniques to create bigger laughs and bigger profits for the troubled owners

177 have watched this episode

s03e11 / Don't Mess With Taffer's Wife

8th Jul '13 - 1:00am
Don't Mess With Taffer's Wife

An aggressive Las Vegas bar owner tries to pick up Nicole Taffer, sending Jon into a rage. Can he set this owner's wandering eyes straight and save a once famous blues bar without coming to blows first?

178 have watched this episode

s03e12 / Don't Judge a Booze by its Bottle

15th Jul '13 - 1:00am
Don't Judge a Booze by its Bottle

North Carolina's Cashmere Nightclub has a bad name, poor décor and an embarrassing manager, but when Jon learns that they are refilling premium liquor bottles with cheap booze, all hell breaks loose.

177 have watched this episode

s03e13 / Two Flew Over the Handlebars

22nd Jul '13 - 1:00am
Two Flew Over the Handlebars

Two buxom sisters have driven their biker bar in Pawcatuck, Connecticut into a ditch. Can Jon get these party women to stop binge drinking and focus on the real assets of their bar?

176 have watched this episode

s03e14 / There's No Crying in the Bar Business

29th Jul '13 - 1:00am
There's No Crying in the Bar Business

Jon heads to a Georgia sports bar and encounters an owner who's incessant crying seems to prevent her noticing the massive employee theft issue occurring right under her nose.

174 have watched this episode

s03e15 / Play Some Janet Jackson!

5th Aug '13 - 1:00am
Play Some Janet Jackson!

Las Vegas' first gay nightclub, Gipsy, is months from closing its doors thanks to its verbally abusive and over intoxicated owner. Can Jon rescue one of Sin City's most famous landmarks?

175 have watched this episode

s03e16 / Characters Assassination

12th Aug '13 - 1:00am
Characters Assassination

Characters Quarters might be the worst bar concept ever, but it's only 1 of the problems Jon must overcome at this confused establishment run by a family of Yankees in heart of Dixie.

173 have watched this episode

s03e17 / Corking the Hole

19th Aug '13 - 1:00am
Corking the Hole

13 miles from Fort Bragg, Cliques suffers from a juvenile name and a repugnant reputation. Jon puts a bar's owners through a personal bar boot camp to attract the local military personnel.

175 have watched this episode

s03e18 / A Bar Full of Bull

26th Aug '13 - 1:00am
A Bar Full of Bull

A rickety mechanical bull fails to attract customers in this salty New England whaling community. Can Jon right this ship and prevent two siblings from sinking the bar and their father's retirement?

175 have watched this episode

s03e19 / Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas

9th Sep '13 - 1:00am
Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas

Jon visits a struggling blue-collar joint in Las Vegas, where he deals with the strained friendship between the two classically trained chefs who own and operate it.

175 have watched this episode

s03e20 / Barely Above Water

16th Sep '13 - 1:00am
Barely Above Water

Taffer makes two bars out of one in an attempt to save both a beachfront bar in Warwick, Rhode Island, and the owner's marriage.

173 have watched this episode

s03e21 / Crappy Cantina

7th Oct '13 - 1:00am
Crappy Cantina

Jon must do a reality check on a bar whose oblivious owner, ill-conceived death metal theme, and filthy bathrooms are driving away the college-age crowd.

172 have watched this episode

s03e22 / Jon of the Dead

14th Oct '13 - 1:00am
Jon of the Dead

Underworld is a "horror" bar run by 2 rocker-burnouts who managed to surpass their music industry failure with an even bigger failure in the bar biz. Jon attempts to transform this hive of scum & villainy into a profit center.

172 have watched this episode

s03e23 / Grandpa Got Run Over by His Grandkids

21st Oct '13 - 1:00am
Grandpa Got Run Over by His Grandkids

William invested million on a Vegas bar to secure his kids & grandkids' futures. In return they use it as their private boozing & breeding grounds, wasting millions in the process. Can Jon turn this family tragedy around?

171 have watched this episode

s03e24 / Hurricane Jon vs Hurricane Sandy

28th Oct '13 - 1:00am
Hurricane Jon vs Hurricane Sandy

The Bungalow Bar in Rockaway, NY, was a thriving summertime hangout before being washed away by the likes of Hurricane Sandy. It left the locals without a hangout and the owners with some serious debt. Can Taffer help rebuild it in time for Memorial Day?

172 have watched this episode

s03e25 / Drunk & Dirty Dolls

4th Nov '13 - 2:00am
Drunk & Dirty Dolls

This Vegas motorsports bar has come off the track thanks to an inept owner & a staff of busty cougars. Can Jon create a new & classy concept to tap into the largest single & divorced MILF population in the country?

173 have watched this episode

s03e26 / Empty Bottles Full Cans

11th Nov '13 - 2:00am
Empty Bottles Full Cans

Customers bringing in their own booze and bartenders flashing their boobs aren't Jon's biggest problems with this Tennessee watering hole. Taffer must ignite a lazy owner's ingenuity to save the bar from going bust.

172 have watched this episode

s03e27 / Hole in None

18th Nov '13 - 2:00am
Hole in None

This golf-themed bar is a swing and a miss and its horrendous sanitary conditions are completely out of bounds. Jon must clean house and get rid of the filth as well as the staff responsible for making his expert sick.

172 have watched this episode

s03e28 / Music City Mess

26th Nov '13 - 2:00am
Music City Mess

A country music snob with an explosive personality turns to Jon for help.

169 have watched this episode

s03e29 / Brawlin Babes

9th Dec '13 - 2:00am
Brawlin Babes

A sports bar with no TV's isn't Jon's biggest problem at this Missouri establishment. Taffer must get brawling buckle bunny bartenders and their spineless owner to unite in one common cause: Gut the competition!

170 have watched this episode

s03e30 / Twin vs. Twin

16th Dec '13 - 2:00am
Twin vs. Twin

Lights, sirens and handcuffs greet Jon before he even enters the door of this Kansas City bar. Sibling rivalry between two identical twins with identical huge egos present Taffer with one of his toughest rescues.

171 have watched this episode

s03e31 / Hostile Takeover

10th Mar '14 - 1:00am
Hostile Takeover

Reality show which sees struggling bars given another chance from night club expert Jon Taffer.

189 have watched this episode

s03e32 / Critters and Quitters

17th Mar '14 - 1:00am
Critters and Quitters

A members-only bar in Kansas is threatened by a raccoon infestation.

193 have watched this episode

s03e33 / Punch Drunk & Trailer Trashed

24th Mar '14 - 1:00am
Punch Drunk & Trailer Trashed

A dysfunctional family's feuding pushes Jon Taffer to the limit. Will their outrageous antics force Jon into an extreme decision?.

195 have watched this episode

s03e34 / Scoreboard To Death

31st Mar '14 - 1:00am
Scoreboard To Death

Wrangling with an incompetent owner and undertrained staff; actress Maria Menounos guest stars.

195 have watched this episode

s03e35 / Grow Some Meatballs!

7th Apr '14 - 1:00am
Grow Some Meatballs!

Issues at a family-run bar include a forceful patriarch and an impending disaster in the kitchen.

207 have watched this episode

s03e36 / Taxed Out in Texas

14th Apr '14 - 1:00am
Taxed Out in Texas

Torn apart by a dysfunctional staff and a bad reputation, a tax accountant turned bar owner struggles to keep his biker bar afloat.

205 have watched this episode

s03e37 / When Life Doesn't Hand You Lemons

21st Apr '14 - 1:00am
When Life Doesn't Hand You Lemons

Taffer enlists the help of the bar staff to help catch out a manager who is distracted.

206 have watched this episode

s03e38 / I Smell A Rat

28th Apr '14 - 1:00am
I Smell A Rat

A hookah bar struggles to make any money due to the strong odors throughout the building and the bad behavior of the staff.

200 have watched this episode

s03e39 / Scary Mary's

5th May '14 - 1:00am
Scary Mary's

Taffer feels like a line is crossed between one of his experts and a employee at 'Scary Mary's.

198 have watched this episode

s03e40 / Muscle Madness

12th May '14 - 1:00am
Muscle Madness

The owner of a Texas dive that is finding the going tough ends up crossing the line with one of Taffer's experts.

195 have watched this episode
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