01 /  Bug Bite

5th Oct '14 - 9:00pm
Bug Bite

A nightclub resorts to an 18-and-over night to draw a crowd, but ends up liable for unruly teenagers while an infestation of mosquitos and fruit flies puts the owner in a precarious position.

182

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02 /  Thugs with Mugs

12th Oct '14 - 9:00pm
Thugs with Mugs

Rowdy customers at a New York sports bar attack Taffer's crew when they discover they are being served cheap booze at premium prices, prompting Jon to teach the importance of serving quality drinks and maintaining crowd control.

174

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03 /  Schmuck Dynasty

19th Oct '14 - 9:00pm
Schmuck Dynasty

A Staten Island bar that is overrun by customers who are cooking their own food and getting their drinks, due to the employees poor work ethic and the owner's hands off approach in running the bar. Jon must re-ignite the owner's fire and teach the staff why they need to do their own work.

170

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04 /  El Moronte!!

26th Oct '14 - 9:00pm
El Moronte!!

A passionate Puerto Rican bar owner berates his staff and sons as the bar sinks further into debt. Can Taffer deflate the owner's ego in order to save his bar?.

174

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05 /  Anything You Can Yell, I Can Yell Louder

2nd Nov '14 - 9:00pm
Anything You Can Yell, I Can Yell Louder

Three loud-mouthed firefighting brothers struggle to keep their Queens bar afloat. Can Taffer calm the sparks before this family implodes?.

172

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06 /  To Protect and to (Over) Serve

9th Nov '14 - 9:00pm
To Protect and to (Over) Serve

Lickety Split
Philadelphia, PA

A former Philly detective-turned-bar owner hits the bottle hard after years of dark days on the force when Jon Taffer shows up to straighten him out.

174

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07 /  A Dash Of Bitters

16th Nov '14 - 9:00pm
A Dash Of Bitters

It's a bitter brawl when Taffer shows up at this rescue enlisting the help of the owner's ex-wife and former manager to turn the bar around.

165

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08 /  Swinging From the Rafters

23rd Nov '14 - 9:00pm
Swinging From the Rafters

An outrageous lakeside bar owner spends more time swinging from the rafters than managing his bar, causing Taffer to abandon ship until the owner can face reality.

160

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09 /  Spoiled Brat Party

7th Dec '14 - 9:00pm
Spoiled Brat Party

A third generation Milwaukee bar owner puts his father's legacy on the line by living off his family instead of trying to cut his own piece of the pie.

168

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10 /  Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling

14th Dec '14 - 9:00pm
Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling

The American dream becomes a hard reality for this Irish bar owner after Taffer discovers he withheld employee paychecks to keep the business afloat.

161

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11 /  Second Base, Third Strike

8th Feb '15 - 9:00pm
Second Base, Third Strike

In a first-ever re-rescue, Jon Taffer returns to Second Base Bar & Grill to find a disengaged owner who has let the bar deteriorate. Will Jon save this bar once again?

162

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12 /  Crayons & Anger Lines

15th Feb '15 - 9:00pm
Crayons & Anger Lines

A hippy-dippy live music bar owner is more concerned with the spirit of wonderment than appealing to her trendy Chicago community, causing Taffer to enforce some tough love.

161

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13 /  Beach Rats

22nd Feb '15 - 9:00pm
Beach Rats

This failing beachfront bar is shut down after rodents invade the kitchen, but Taffer is brought to tears upon discovering what the owners have endured.

155

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14 /  All Twerk & No Pay

1st Mar '15 - 9:00pm
All Twerk & No Pay

Too busy dancing on the bar top to pour drinks, these out-of-control bartenders are in for a shock when Jon Taffer puts and end to the party.

156

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15 /  Bromancing the Stone

8th Mar '15 - 9:00pm
Bromancing the Stone

Jon Taffer has his hands full with the owner of an outdated college sports bar who is more interested in managing his fantasy football team than running a business.

152

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16 /  Storming the Castle

15th Mar '15 - 9:00pm
Storming the Castle

Jon Taffer arrives at this castle-shaped bar to a surly owner with anger management issues whose attitude has pushed his staff to their breaking points.

147

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17 /  Lagers and Liars

22nd Mar '15 - 9:00pm
Lagers and Liars

Celebrity guest Maria Menounos joins Jon Taffer at this Los Angeles beer bar where a million dollar debt and decision to keep or sell the business has triggered a family divide.

144

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18 /  Loose Lips Loose Tips

29th Mar '15 - 9:00pm
Loose Lips Loose Tips

Four bickering Irish sisters talk themselves in circles as their San Francisco bar takes a nosedive. Can Jon Taffer turn their luck around before they miss the boat on their American dream?

146

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19 /  Mandala Down

12th Apr '15 - 9:00pm
Mandala Down

A self-proclaimed "nightlife expert" afflicted by mounting debt and a ballooning ego butts heads with Jon Taffer as he battles to show him the error of his ways.

145

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20 /  Sticky Situation

21st Jun '15 - 9:00pm
Sticky Situation

A son's over drinking at a family-owned bar causes some really bad management decisions.

153

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21 /  Take Me Out of the Bar Game

28th Jun '15 - 9:00pm
Take Me Out of the Bar Game

A retired professional baseball player turned bar owner strikes out as his intoxicated staff gives away his profits. Can Jon Taffer fix his slump and save his business before he's forced to retire for a second time?

143

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22 /  Emergency Exit

5th Jul '15 - 9:00pm
Emergency Exit

Before he's able to save a bar from spiraling out of control, Jon Taffer is forced to navigate a turbulent partnership between an ex-pilot and his ex-girlfriend that's neither business nor pleasure.

148

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23 /  It's Always Sunny In Portland

12th Jul '15 - 9:00pm
It's Always Sunny In Portland

Tempers ignite in this Portland bar, when Jon Taffer and his experts face off with a stubborn chef, while an owner is ready to cut the cord as his over-bearing step-daughter and business partner berates her staff.

150

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24 /  Brokedown Palace

19th Jul '15 - 9:00pm
Brokedown Palace

The Palace
Upland, California

Alexander Siddig and Iddo Goldberg help Jon rescue a Moroccan bar with an identity crisis, due the exterior and interior's conflicting designs. The designs are the least of his worries however, when he discovers a staff untrained in Moroccan foods and a chef who has no cleaning standards.

144

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25 /  Ants with Wings, Bro!

26th Jul '15 - 9:00pm
Ants with Wings, Bro!

Tonic Lounge
Portland, Oregon

Motivating the inattentive owner of a failing Portland music venue that has an ant infestation.

144

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26 /  Put A Cork In It

9th Aug '15 - 9:00pm
Put A Cork In It

Brix Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach, California

One eccentric wine bar owner is too occupied to notice his business is withering on the vine.

140

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27 /  Too Many Managers, Not Enough Man

16th Aug '15 - 9:00pm
Too Many Managers, Not Enough Man

Pro's Sports Bar
Chicago, Illinois

Jon battles a management-heavy staff that disrespects their owner at a suburban Chicago sports bar with their attitudes and constant arguing.

145

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28 /  Jon Ain't Afraid of No Ghost

23rd Aug '15 - 9:00pm
Jon Ain't Afraid of No Ghost

In order to save a haunted bar with a cursed past, Jon is forced to stir up a different type of spirit than he is used to.

Note: For the recon, Jon brought in podcast hosts Matt Mira and Jordan Morris.

143

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29 /  Till Debt Do Us Part

4th Oct '15 - 10:00pm
Till Debt Do Us Part

A womanizing owner and his enraged wife struggle with their run-down Caribbean bar; Taffer tries to turn the bar around before the business hits the rocks and the owner's wife bails.

139

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30 /  Shamrocks and Shenanigans

11th Oct '15 - 10:00pm
Shamrocks and Shenanigans

A failing Irish bar with battling bartenders calls in Taffer to show an idle owner the error of his ways, before his fiancee leaves him.

114

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31 /  Blowing Royal Smoke

18th Oct '15 - 10:00pm
Blowing Royal Smoke

Royal Oaks - Youngstown, Ohio

The oldest bar and BBQ joint in Youngstown, Ohio is in the pits as feuding brothers drive away customers with their obnoxious behavior. Can Jon Taffer put the fire back in their bellies before their business goes up in smoke?.

142

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32 /  Sour Lemons and Bitter Business

25th Oct '15 - 10:00pm
Sour Lemons and Bitter Business

Martini Brothers Burger Bar - Youngstown, Ohio

Bitter owners clash with their landlord and partner, who would rather paint fruit in the name of art, than fight to save this failing Ohio burger bar.

144

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33 /  Ripper's Rookie House

1st Nov '15 - 10:00pm
Ripper's Rookie House

Ripper's Rock House - Akron, Ohio

Rock legend and former Judas Priest front man turned bar owner calls on Jon Taffer to amp up his struggling live music venue before he's forced to pull the plug on the entire business.

153

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34 /  Big Sister's Watching

8th Nov '15 - 10:00pm
Big Sister's Watching

Filling Station Pub - San Diego, California

In a struggling military bar, a distrustful owner spends her time spying on her staff instead of watching her bottom line.

139

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35 /  Vulgar Vixens

15th Nov '15 - 10:00pm
Vulgar Vixens

The Hooch - Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Jon confronts a foul-mouthed owner in this failing Michigan bar with a confusing theme. Can Taffer turn profanity into profits before this bar goes bust?.

132

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36 /  Unnecessary Toughness

22nd Nov '15 - 10:00pm
Unnecessary Toughness

The Arena - Ann Arbor, Michigan

At a college alumni bar, Taffer is forced to deal with a hot-headed sports bar owner whose fiery temper keeps his staff on edge and his million dollar debt on ice.

134

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37 /  Boss Lady Blues

6th Dec '15 - 9:00pm
Boss Lady Blues

A former psychologist runs a Detroit jazz club, but her interfering family and lazy staff have her seeking help from Jon Taffer.

135

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38 /  Bare Rescue

13th Dec '15 - 9:00pm
Bare Rescue

Jon Taffer helps a failing Detroit strip club looking to stimulate profits before the entire business goes bottoms up.

131

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39 /  Hard Heads and Softballs

6th Mar '16 - 10:00pm
Hard Heads and Softballs

For Bar Rescue's 100th episode, Taffer is called to settle the score between two feuding bar owners, one with his foot out the door and the other with his marriage on the line, in a bar that is literally split in half.

138

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40 /  Dragon Lady

13th Mar '16 - 10:00pm
Dragon Lady

An apathetic owner would rather vape in the corner than engage with customers at her bar; Taffer tries to keep the business up and running.

124

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41 /  Paradise Lost

20th Mar '16 - 10:00pm
Paradise Lost

Three owners are thrown into a hostile feud after Taffer reveals that one of them has been siphoning the profits.

115

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42 /  Land of the Beer and Home of the Misbehaved

3rd Apr '16 - 10:00pm
Land of the Beer and Home of the Misbehaved

After a downtown expansion, a successful St. Louis restaurant owner could lose everything as her out-of-control nephew and unqualified manager run her sports bar into the ground.

119

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43 /  Getting Freaki at the Tiki

10th Apr '16 - 10:00pm
Getting Freaki at the Tiki

Coming Soon...

107

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44 /  How to Train the Dragon

24th Apr '16 - 10:00pm
How to Train the Dragon

Coming Soon...

99

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45 /  Demolition Man

1st May '16 - 10:00pm
Demolition Man

Coming Soon...

100

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46 /  We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

15th May '16 - 10:00pm
We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

Coming Soon...

91

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47 /  Danny Sits on His Fanny

22nd May '16 - 10:00pm
Danny Sits on His Fanny

Coming Soon...

91

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48 /  Gone In A Flash

10th Jul '16 - 10:00pm
Gone In A Flash

Coming Soon...

77

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49 /  Momster's Ball

17th Jul '16 - 10:00pm
Momster's Ball

Coming Soon...

79

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50 /  Drunk on Punk

24th Jul '16 - 10:00pm
Drunk on Punk

Coming Soon...

85

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51 /  Raising Arizona

31st Jul '16 - 10:00pm
Raising Arizona

Coming Soon...

90

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