Bar Rescue Episode Guide

Episode Guide

Bar Rescue: Season 4 (2014 - 2015)

Bar Rescue: Season 3 (2013 - 2014)

Bar Rescue: Season 2 (2012)

  • Season 2 Episode 10: Bikini Bust

    Jon Taffer visits a bar in Orange County, California, called Extremes, which is trying to draw the crowds with beautiful, bikini-clad waitresses, but is less than a month away from having to close its doors. He sets out to discover where the owner is going wrong, and finds a man who may be a little too fond of his own product, plus some extremely nasty hygiene issues

  • Season 2 Episode 9: On the Rocks

    Nightclub owner Jon Taffer tries to save a failing bar in Laguna Niguel, California, which only seems to attract the oldest swingers in town, despite there being six colleges in its catchment area. The regulars are not happy that Jon is keen to cater for a different crowd - by introducing a dress code that bans biker jackets, ripped clothes and baseball caps - and he faces a tough task trying to persuade the staff to change their ways

  • Season 2 Episode 8: Owner Ousted

    Jon Taffer attempts to save 'Win, Place or Show', a failing bar in Fairfield, Ohio. However, the owner, a former navy man, does not appear to be fully conversant with the skills needed to run a successful business, and fails to understand the seriousness of the situation

  • Season 2 Episode 7: Weber's of Lies

    Jon Taffer turns his attention to former strip club and live music venue Weber's Place in Reseda, California, which is experiencing financial difficulties. He soon discovers the bartender has been stealing money and fires the man himself, before deciding the whole place could do with a makeover - suggesting a Caribbean theme focused on rum-based drinks

  • Season 2 Episode 6: Broke Black Sheep

    Jon Taffer and his team visit a failing family-owned bar in Cincinnati, Ohio, which was a success when it first opened in 2007, but has suffered as a result of owner Scott leaving it with no functioning management as he juggles two other jobs. Jon also discovers that Scott has taken out secret loans to keep the business afloat

  • Season 2 Episode 5: Bottomless Pit

    Jon Taffer has his hands full trying to rescue a failing bar in Orange, California, called the Olive Pit. Owned by a retired banker, Jon soon discovers why the bar is losing so much money and has operated at a loss for the last two years. US reality series following a bar and nightclub owner and his team of experts as they attempt to salvage the fortunes of struggling establishments

  • Season 2 Episode 4: Mystique or Murder?

    Jon Taffer tries to change the fortunes of the Mystique Lounge, a nightclub in West Palm Beach, Florida. The establishment is plagued by poorly trained staff and management problems, and has a bad reputation among locals since a murder occurred there three years previously

    Tomorrow at 3:00pm EDT - Spike TV
  • Season 2 Episode 3: Murphy's Mess

    Jon Taffer tries to fix a rat-infested bar owned by two fraternity brothers in Fells Point, Maryland, but the project gets derailed when he discovers the building is about to collapse

  • Season 2 Episode 2: Tiki Curse

    Jon Taffer visits a tiki bar that is failing despite being located on a prime stretch of beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It soon becomes clear that the root of the problem lies with the Bamboo Beach's owner, whose indecisiveness and overly tolerant nature have had a disastrous effect on his staff

  • Season 2 Episode 1: Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Dumb

    Jon Taffer visits the Piratz Tavern in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he finds himself awash with problems. The owner and staff want to keep the pirate theme, despite the fact it is slowly sinking the business, and mutiny is in the air when Jon forces the staff to cater to the city's corporate clientele

    Sunday 6th September 4:00pm EDT - Spike TV

Bar Rescue: Season 1 (2011)

  • Season 1 Episode 10: Hogtied Ham's

    Jon Taffer visits Framingham, Massachusetts, to help the rowdy owners of car-themed bar and grill Angry Ham's Garage improve their service, but he struggles with city officials

  • Season 1 Episode 9: Bar Fight

    Jon Taffer helps a baseball player-turned-bar owner as he tries to revive the decaying Canyon Inn in Yorba Linda, California, which has seen better days

  • Season 1 Episode 8: Chumps

    Jon Taffer visits a dated sports bar in Burbank, California, where he advises the owner to update the decor and take control of the carefree staff to win back clientele

  • Season 1 Episode 7: Bad to the Bone

    Jon Taffer visits the Chicken Bone, a failing bar in Boston, Massachusetts, where he tries to help the owner avoid financial ruin by transforming the establishment

  • Season 1 Episode 6: Swanky Troubles

    Jon Taffer heads to Philadelphia, where he tries to breathe new life into failing champagne bar Swanky Bubbles. He begins by focusing on the sprawling menu, and what he considers to be the worst bar layout in America

    Wednesday 9th September 10:00am EDT - Spike TV
  • Season 1 Episode 5: The Blue Frog Sings the Blues

    The Blue Frog 22 is a failing bar in Chicago.

  • Season 1 Episode 4: Shabby Abbey

    Nightclub owner Jon Taffer visits the Abbey Pub, a music venue and family-owned bar in Chicago, and tries to return it to its former glory, but discovers that two of the sibling managers do not see eye to eye

  • Season 1 Episode 3: The Blue Frog

    Nightclub owner Jon Taffer visits the Blue Frog 22, a failing bar in Chicago, where he tries to persuade the mother-and-son owners to get rid of the establishment's current look, which he believes is dragging them down

  • Season 1 Episode 2: Fallen Angels

    US reality series following bar and nightclub owner Jon Taffer and his team of experts as they attempt to reverse the fortunes of struggling establishments by providing their owners with honest, no-nonsense advice. In the opening episode, Jon takes a trip to Corona in California, where a failing biker bar is struggling with a rowdy clientele and a scandalous reputation, thanks in part to bikini-clad bartenders and the fact that it's right next door to a strip club

  • Season 1 Episode 1: Beach Bummer

    US reality series following bar and nightclub owner Jon Taffer and his team of experts as they attempt to salvage the fortunes of struggling establishments by providing their owners with honest, no-nonsense advice. In this episode, Jon is called to Redondo Beach in California, where Kilkenny's Irish pub is in decline. Though bar manager Carlos threatens the success of both Jon and the pub itself, owner Allie refuses to fire him

Bar Rescue: Special (2014 - 2015)

Bar Rescue: Other Episodes

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