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American Restoration features Rick Dale and his crew of loose screws at Rick’s Restorations in Las Vegas, Nevada, as they take rusty, beat-up items and restore them to their original glory. Whether it’s a giant gas pump from the 1940s or a Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950s, every restoration is a high-stakes business project where worthless rust is transformed into a valuable collectible. However, these restorations aren’t easy. Every project presents unique challenges for Rick and his team, who develop inventive processes to finish each job flawlessly and on time. From old gas carts to timeless slot machines, the items Rick restores are part of the fabric that makes up American culture. Things just aren’t made like they used to be, but at Rick’s Restorations, old becomes new again.

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American Restoration features Rick Dale and his crew of loose screws at Rick’s Restorations in Las Vegas, Nevada, as they take rusty, beat-up items and restore them to their original glory. Whether it’s a giant gas pump from the 1940s or a Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950s, every restoration is a high-stakes business project where worthless rust is transformed into a valuable collectible. However, these restorations aren’t easy. Every project presents unique challenges for Rick and his team, who develop inventive processes to finish each job flawlessly and on time. From old gas carts to timeless slot machines, the items Rick restores are part of the fabric that makes up American culture. Things just aren’t made like they used to be, but at Rick’s Restorations, old becomes new again.

    • EPISODE 1

    Un-Predicta-ble

    When a 1950's Predicta TV arrives for an update, Rick must decide how to combine old-school nostalgia with modern-day technology. Later, a late 1800's barber-shop towel steamer makes an appointment for a razor-sharp restoration. Then, when Rick asks Tyler and Brettly to create a TV ad to show off the Predicta remodel, he wonders if they'll make a commercial masterpiece or a small-screen snafu.

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    • 21 Minutes

    When a 1950's Predicta TV arrives for an update, Rick must decide how to combine old-school nostalgia with modern-day technology. Later, a late 1800's barber-shop towel steamer makes an appointment for a razor-sharp restoration. Then, when Rick asks Tyler and Brettly to create a TV ad to show off the Predicta remodel, he wonders if they'll make a commercial masterpiece or a small-screen snafu.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Sofa King Cool

    When Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison arrives at the shop looking for his son Corey's birthday present, Rick Dale suggests a new couch made from and old car. But the hunt for the coolest classic proves more difficult than he thought. Can Rick Dale make a sofa suitable for Corey's man cave or will the project be a wreck on wheels?

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    • 21 Minutes

    When Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison arrives at the shop looking for his son Corey's birthday present, Rick Dale suggests a new couch made from and old car. But the hunt for the coolest classic proves more difficult than he thought. Can Rick Dale make a sofa suitable for Corey's man cave or will the project be a wreck on wheels?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Gone to Pieces

    When Rick's favorite customer Big Mike comes in with a 1964 Ducati motorcycle in a basket, the search is on for rare parts. Can the shop complete this Italian job or will the pressure cause them to crash? Later, Tim from the Pinball Hall of Fame needs Rick's help on a 1960s Gatling gun arcade game. Can the crew hit the mark or will the restoration go up in smoke?

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    • 21 Minutes

    When Rick's favorite customer Big Mike comes in with a 1964 Ducati motorcycle in a basket, the search is on for rare parts. Can the shop complete this Italian job or will the pressure cause them to crash? Later, Tim from the Pinball Hall of Fame needs Rick's help on a 1960s Gatling gun arcade game. Can the crew hit the mark or will the restoration go up in smoke?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Star Wreck

    When a star-shaped 1970s Carl's Jr. sign arrives in need of a fast-food facelift, Rick and his team aim for a restoration that's out of this world. Will the stars align for a tasty tune-up or will Rick be left with a belly ache? And later, Ron returns from a monster picking trip with a huge haul. Can he sell his treasures and earn Rick's approval or will he be left with a pile of junk?

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    • 21 Minutes

    When a star-shaped 1970s Carl's Jr. sign arrives in need of a fast-food facelift, Rick and his team aim for a restoration that's out of this world. Will the stars align for a tasty tune-up or will Rick be left with a belly ache? And later, Ron returns from a monster picking trip with a huge haul. Can he sell his treasures and earn Rick's approval or will he be left with a pile of junk?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Thin Tin Tin

    Rick gets a visit from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, bringing in a sign to be restored in honor of his late grandfather. Will this project hit all the right notes or will Rick be singing the blues? Later, the crew converts a classic gas pump into a kick-ass "keg-erator." Can Rick create a macho beer machine or will his ideas get tapped out?

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    • 21 Minutes

    Rick gets a visit from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, bringing in a sign to be restored in honor of his late grandfather. Will this project hit all the right notes or will Rick be singing the blues? Later, the crew converts a classic gas pump into a kick-ass "keg-erator." Can Rick create a macho beer machine or will his ideas get tapped out?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Dodger Doggin' It

    Rick steps up to the plate to transform a vintage 1950s Coke cooler into a LA Dodgers inspired hot dog cart. But when he finds out he'll be revealing it to baseball greats Tommy Lasorda, Ron Cey, and Paul Lo Duca, Rick swings for the fences to do an all-star restoration. Can Rick hit a home run with this dream-come-true project or will the pressure cause him to strike out?

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    • 21 Minutes

    Rick steps up to the plate to transform a vintage 1950s Coke cooler into a LA Dodgers inspired hot dog cart. But when he finds out he'll be revealing it to baseball greats Tommy Lasorda, Ron Cey, and Paul Lo Duca, Rick swings for the fences to do an all-star restoration. Can Rick hit a home run with this dream-come-true project or will the pressure cause him to strike out?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Armed and Rusty

    Rick realizes with business booming, he'll need to hire extra hands to keep the shop running smoothly. But when new guy Chris is tested on a Dale Drake scooter that arrived in pieces, he must put Kowboy's hazing aside and prove he can hack it. Then, a suit of armor arrives for a regal restoration. Can a trip to a Renaissance fair inspire the guys to take this hunk of metal from a pile of parts to a piece of history?

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    • 21 Minutes

    Rick realizes with business booming, he'll need to hire extra hands to keep the shop running smoothly. But when new guy Chris is tested on a Dale Drake scooter that arrived in pieces, he must put Kowboy's hazing aside and prove he can hack it. Then, a suit of armor arrives for a regal restoration. Can a trip to a Renaissance fair inspire the guys to take this hunk of metal from a pile of parts to a piece of history?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Pegasus On a Pedestal

    Rick and his crew see a big challenge after a rare 1940s Mobil Pegasus sign rolls into the shop. And when the client asks for it to spin on top of a pole, the hunt is on to make this restoration fly. But the team gets more than they bargained for when they meet Leonard, a self-proclaimed picking-nerd, who hopes to score a job at the shop.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Rick and his crew see a big challenge after a rare 1940s Mobil Pegasus sign rolls into the shop. And when the client asks for it to spin on top of a pole, the hunt is on to make this restoration fly. But the team gets more than they bargained for when they meet Leonard, a self-proclaimed picking-nerd, who hopes to score a job at the shop.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    The Reject and the Eject

    A 1970s Popcorn Machine rolls in for an old-timey tune up. But when Rick hands the project off to Brettly, it looks like this snack cart might go stale. Then, the crew buckles up for a wild ride when an ejection seat from a 1950s F106 fighter jet lands at the shop.

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    • 20 Minutes

    A 1970s Popcorn Machine rolls in for an old-timey tune up. But when Rick hands the project off to Brettly, it looks like this snack cart might go stale. Then, the crew buckles up for a wild ride when an ejection seat from a 1950s F106 fighter jet lands at the shop.

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Restoration Wipe-Out

    When a 1970s Wet Bike, an early version of a jet-ski, cruises into the shop, the client raises the stakes by offering Rick and Ron a tidy sum if they can ride the restored rig. Can the brothers make it rain or will they wipe out? Also, returning customer Darius brings in an item unlike anything the shop has ever seen: A World War II era bomb.

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    • 21 Minutes

    When a 1970s Wet Bike, an early version of a jet-ski, cruises into the shop, the client raises the stakes by offering Rick and Ron a tidy sum if they can ride the restored rig. Can the brothers make it rain or will they wipe out? Also, returning customer Darius brings in an item unlike anything the shop has ever seen: A World War II era bomb.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 11

    Astro-nuts and Bolts

    When a 1964 NASA Jet Pack signed by astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Gene Cernan blasts into the shop, Rick and his team prepare for an out-of-this-world restoration. Later, returning customer Darius brings in an item unlike anything the shop has ever seen: a World War II era bomb.

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    • 20 Minutes

    When a 1964 NASA Jet Pack signed by astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Gene Cernan blasts into the shop, Rick and his team prepare for an out-of-this-world restoration. Later, returning customer Darius brings in an item unlike anything the shop has ever seen: a World War II era bomb.

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    Ameri-cone Dream

    When a 1950s Cushman Ice Cream Cart glides into Rick's, the shop digs in for a sweet retro ride. Can Rick transform this fun frozen treat machine or will he leave the client feeling ice cold? Then Leonard, the new picker, takes his first treasure hunting trip with Ron. Can he impress the boss's brother or will the student leave feeling stumped?

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    • 20 Minutes

    When a 1950s Cushman Ice Cream Cart glides into Rick's, the shop digs in for a sweet retro ride. Can Rick transform this fun frozen treat machine or will he leave the client feeling ice cold? Then Leonard, the new picker, takes his first treasure hunting trip with Ron. Can he impress the boss's brother or will the student leave feeling stumped?

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 13

    Pitch Perfect

    When a 1960s Electric Mini-Car arrives for a car show quality upgrade, the crew's got the challenge of making this sparky little roadster into a fast and safe ride for the open road. Will this pint-size put-put prove to be a full-size headache? Then, Rick feels the heat when he's asked to throw the first pitch in a LA Dodger's game. Ron tries coaching his big bro, but will Rick's pitch on the mound be a ball or a strike?

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    • 21 Minutes

    When a 1960s Electric Mini-Car arrives for a car show quality upgrade, the crew's got the challenge of making this sparky little roadster into a fast and safe ride for the open road. Will this pint-size put-put prove to be a full-size headache? Then, Rick feels the heat when he's asked to throw the first pitch in a LA Dodger's game. Ron tries coaching his big bro, but will Rick's pitch on the mound be a ball or a strike?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 14

    Search Part-y

    When Rick is tasked to repurpose a retro Cigarette Dispenser into a Bike Tool Vending Machine, the wheels are set in motion for a pedal-to-the-metal project. Then, Tyler steps in for Rick to bid on rare 1950s Pedal Bulldozer project. Can they rise to the challenge and give this pile of parts a pick-me-up?

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    • 20 Minutes

    When Rick is tasked to repurpose a retro Cigarette Dispenser into a Bike Tool Vending Machine, the wheels are set in motion for a pedal-to-the-metal project. Then, Tyler steps in for Rick to bid on rare 1950s Pedal Bulldozer project. Can they rise to the challenge and give this pile of parts a pick-me-up?

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 15

    Shocks, Locks, and Clocks

    Rick feels a jolt of panic when an early 1900s Electro-Shock Alarm Clock arrives in need of hard-to-find parts. Can Leonard the picker, expert in things weird and scientific, save the day on this creepy contraption? Later, the shop's got a problem when trying to convert a vintage 1940s Wayne Gas Pump into a polo player's equipment locker.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Rick feels a jolt of panic when an early 1900s Electro-Shock Alarm Clock arrives in need of hard-to-find parts. Can Leonard the picker, expert in things weird and scientific, save the day on this creepy contraption? Later, the shop's got a problem when trying to convert a vintage 1940s Wayne Gas Pump into a polo player's equipment locker.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 16

    Bed, Bug & Beyond

    When a client asks Rick to convert a 1960s Volkswagen Beetle into a child's bed inspired by Herbie the Love Bug, Ron takes Leonard out to search for the perfect punch buggy. Can the crew turn this iconic ride into a piece of fun furniture or will they just bug out? Then, Rick gets more than he bargained for when he lets his straggly-bearded buddy, Caveman, crash in the boneyard.

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    • 20 Minutes

    When a client asks Rick to convert a 1960s Volkswagen Beetle into a child's bed inspired by Herbie the Love Bug, Ron takes Leonard out to search for the perfect punch buggy. Can the crew turn this iconic ride into a piece of fun furniture or will they just bug out? Then, Rick gets more than he bargained for when he lets his straggly-bearded buddy, Caveman, crash in the boneyard.

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 17

    Car Before the Horse

    When a client cruises in with a 1962 mini-Corvette to be modeled after his full-size version, Rick looks to turn this tiny ride into racing ragtop. Then, a 1950s coin-operated mustang ride hoofs it into the shop. Can Rick restore this broken down pony into a sleek stallion?

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    • 21 Minutes

    When a client cruises in with a 1962 mini-Corvette to be modeled after his full-size version, Rick looks to turn this tiny ride into racing ragtop. Then, a 1950s coin-operated mustang ride hoofs it into the shop. Can Rick restore this broken down pony into a sleek stallion?

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 18

    Riders of the Storm

    When an New Jersey amusement park owner brings a Hurricane Sandy damaged 1920s Haunted House Car to the shop, the pressure is on to restore a piece of history for a recovering community. With the help of Ted and new painter Niko, Rick hopes to help this wreck-on-wheels once again take some spooky spins.

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    • 21 Minutes

    When an New Jersey amusement park owner brings a Hurricane Sandy damaged 1920s Haunted House Car to the shop, the pressure is on to restore a piece of history for a recovering community. With the help of Ted and new painter Niko, Rick hopes to help this wreck-on-wheels once again take some spooky spins.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 19

    Beer Bell-y

    When a beat-up 1940s Boxing Bell arrives in Rick's shop, the crew prepares for a rusty rope-a-dope. Can the guys go the distance and fight their way to a knockout restoration? Then, a client brings in a vintage slot machine to be converted into a beer-pouring "Sloterator." Can Rick turn this classic gambling machine into a happy-hour-ready drink dispenser?

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    • 21 Minutes

    When a beat-up 1940s Boxing Bell arrives in Rick's shop, the crew prepares for a rusty rope-a-dope. Can the guys go the distance and fight their way to a knockout restoration? Then, a client brings in a vintage slot machine to be converted into a beer-pouring "Sloterator." Can Rick turn this classic gambling machine into a happy-hour-ready drink dispenser?

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    • 21 Minutes
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