Each week Ashton and his crew of pranksters play a joke on celebrities such as Justin Timberlake and Frankie Muniz. As a result, the pendant had to be remade in four hours, or risk getting it delayed and losing potential customers in what Seth perceives as a new line of business for American Jewelry. Hardcore Pawn — 4. Ashley thought that they were all nothing but glass costume jewellery, but Les still wanted the shop’s gemologist to test them out. And a man sells rare glass negatives of baseball legend Babe Ruth. Eventually, Les returned to work on the sales floor, not in a forgiving mood, but willing to get the moment behind him. A man tries to sell a non-working snowblower, and refuses to leave until Les buys it.

After Seth rescinded his invasive search policies for American Jewelry’s employees, the ladies that worked the redeem windows return to work. And a customer desires to buy a television that she thinks is a model on sale, except that the model that she wanted is a more-expensive model. A couple comes in to ask if any of their stolen goods came in. After Les bought an old pinball machine from a customer, Seth informs him that there is hardly any room left in the warehouse to store it, as employees were buying merchandise that Seth feels would be hard to resell. A woman, whose daughter graduated from Oak Park High School Les’ alma mater , sells her leather jacket, to get money for food. A coach of a Little League team tries to sell their team’s radar gun, but his obsession with winning, and him constantly putting down his son for not playing good enough to meet his standards angers Rich. A woman gets angry with a clerk when she found out that she needed to pay more to redeem her pawn, but she has her friend with her carrying a Red Solo Cup , leading Seth to believe that at least she was drinking. Towing vehicles while facing different levels of opposition from vehicle owners.

An illusionist escapes out of a straitjacketthen sells it, but Seth wanted to see Ashley in it first.

A young man pawns a subwoofer for his car, where he lost his virginity. A woman, who was tired of waiting in line to get her TV, tries to get it back herself; however, she is in for a big surprise. Ashley decides to cancel the TV order behind Les’ back, never mind that Les will eventually find out when he calls the seller. Soon, Seth is proven right, when customers complain of the long wait. American Restoration TV Series Episoce woman tries to sell her so-called “Depression” diamond earrings, but when she could not strike a deal, she goes on a destructive rampage.

Another man offered an old violet ray device that “cures” syphilis.

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When he tells her that he only buys items that can be turned around quickly, he makes a bet with Ashley — if he buys the very next item that comes into the store and sells it before the close of business, Ashley must tell him that he is “the best pawnbroker in the world”. Les has made plans to send someone to Los Angeles to sell the shop’s scrap gold. A man tried to redeem another person’s pawn without identification or papers, but has taken Ashley’s offer to let him buy something instead; however, he started to run for it when he told Ashley that he intended to shoplift instead.


Seth and Ashley fight over Seth’s accidental sale of t-shirts without payment.

A man sells epispde jewellery for money to bring his fiancee, a mail-order bride eppisode the Ukraineto Detroit. Despite Les’ warning to him never to return, he comes back anyway, pulling the same stunt on another customer. His action had cost at least one potential sale — a man who wanted to sell his Matryoshka dolls walked out when he was unable to deal with Ashley and was not able to speak with Les. Someone tries to sell Ashley an elaborate lamp, which doubles as a ” cursed ” relic.

A man tries to sell a scale model of Olympia Stadiumbut when Les was unable to make a deal, Ashley makes a counteroffer to spite Les — and Seth. A man sells his gumball machine to Les, who refuses to budge from his offer; Les then turns around and sells it to another customer, while its former owner is still in line collecting his money.

A man tries to get Les to buy a tattoo, which would serve as an ad for American Jewelry.

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A recovering alcoholic and wine aficionado tried to sell several bottles of Bordeaux winebut not only he was unable to get a proper price, Les and Ashley confess that they know nothing about wine. The replica of the Sam’s Loans sign looks similar to the sign presented here. Noticing that one of the employees was discontent harvcorde working seqson same redeem window each day, Seth decides to have them work different windows. A woman tries to get her item out of hock, when in fact she actually sold it; when told of this fact, she threatens Les by calling her boyfriend to take action.

A man tries to redeem his pawn, but the name on the ticket does epiosde match the name on his ID.

However, the infighting continued anyway, to a point where they neglected to restock the TVs, leading to an unhappy customer literally tossed out of the store by Byron, and to Les and Bobby J restocking the TVs themselves. A man brings in pre- Iraq War Iraqi dinar bank notes with a letter bearing Saddam Hussein ‘s signature to sell.

A couple tries to sell a Cadillac hearsecomplete with a coffin with a “corpse” inside; Ashley has no interest in it, but Les tries to make a deal. Then later, a couple came in with what they thought was gold dust; as with the gems, Ashley was skeptical that it was real, but Les wanted to give it the acid test to make sure. However, the situation becomes more dire when they found out that the torch was destroyed, due to the shipper’s policy against shipping flammable materials.


An Albanian man tries to sell his s Flash comic books, but when he learns that he would get way less for them, he takes out his frustration by picking a fight with another customer. But things began to heat up again when a group of women were involved in a fight. Hardcorfe business grew over 10 years with Ronny’s best friend Bobby. This angered Seth, who would later declare war against Ashley for being a snitch.

A woman tries to sell a sex encyclopedia, but learns from Les that while tastes have not changed, the method of getting pornography changed. Himself 81 episodes, Les treats his employees like family, but when James, one of the pawn shop’s warehouse workers turns violent it shakes up pawh Gold family, especially Seth.

This time, Les acquires a shipment of hardcogde from an unclaimed freight wholesaler, which have been returned or rejected by retailers. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value.

After Les bought an old pinball machine from a customer, Seth informs him that there is hardly any room left in the warehouse to store it, as employees were buying merchandise that Seth feels would be hard to resell. A woman tries to sell a fake gold ring with Swarovski crystals, but refuses to leave after learning that even the crystals are fake, resulting in her trying to strike an unusual offer with Seth.

However, Seth wanted Anton fired, as he was still burned over another trusted employee who was later arrested for theft — Joe the head of security. Another woman, a regular customer, gets angry when she is late paying for her camera; Ashley commandeers the situation and refuses to let anyone else help, worsening the problem; her skills are then questioned when Seth and Les observe her with other customers.

Another man literally goes crazy when told by a security guard that he had to move his van out of the no-parking zone. A man wanted to borrow his computer that he has in hock so he can download his files, but unless he has the money to redeem his pawn, Seth would not let him get it back. 11 look at the Top 20 moments from past episodes of Hardcore Pawnselected from a poll of viewers.