Bar Rescue
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Bar Rescue
First Aired: July 17th, 2011
Status: Continuing
Genre: Reality
Air Time: Sunday, 09:00 PM
Network: Spike TV
Summary: Bars mean money, but they also mean stress if they aren't properly run. Jon Taffer is a bar and nightclub owner who has started, flipped, or owned over 600 bars and clubs in his career and currently owns one of the most highly respected consulting firms in the bar and nightclub industry. Jon will travel around the country and employ his expertise to return struggling bars to the cash cows they once were. Everything from the science of the perfect pour, to the height of the bar stools is a key factor in making a bar the hottest place in town.
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Season 4
Episode 1: Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas
Air Date: September 8th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: 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.
Episode 2: Barely Above Water
Air Date: September 15th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: 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.
Episode 3: Crappy Cantina
Air Date: October 6th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jon helps two brothers turn around a death-metal concert bar that's drained their parents' retirement fund.
Episode 4: Jon of the Dead
Air Date: October 13rd, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: 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...
Episode 5: Grandpa Got Run Over By His Grandkids
Air Date: October 20th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jon tries to turn around a Las Vegas establishment owned by a man whose family's wasting his money.
Episode 6: Hurricane Jon Vs. Hurricane Sandy
Air Date: October 27th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: 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?
Episode 7: Drunk & Dirty Dolls
Air Date: November 3rd, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: 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?
Episode 8: Empty Bottles Full Cans
Air Date: November 10th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jon takes on a Tennessee taproom with risqué bartenders and customers bringing in their own booze.
Episode 9: Hole in None
Air Date: November 17th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: 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...
Episode 10: Music City Mess
Air Date: November 25th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jon attempts to turn around a Nashville bar with a dated concept.
Episode 11: Brawlin' Babes
Air Date: December 8th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: A visit to a Missouri sports bar has Jon trying to unite the timid owner and the belligerent bartenders in a common cause.
Episode 12: Twin vs. Twin
Air Date: December 15th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Summary: A sibling rivalry between two identical twins presents Jon with a challenging rescue.
Episode 13: Hostile Takeover
Air Date: March 9th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Reality show which sees struggling bars given another chance from night club expert Jon Taffer.
Episode 14: Critters and Quitters
Air Date: March 16th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: A members-only bar in Kansas is threatened by a raccoon infestation.
Episode 15: Punch-Drunk & Trailer-Trashed
Air Date: March 23rd, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: A family's feuding pushes Jon Taffer to the limit. Outrageous antics force an extreme decision.
Episode 16: Scoreboard to Death
Air Date: March 30th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Wrangling with an incompetent owner and undertrained staff; actress Maria Menounos guest stars.
Episode 17: Grow Some Meatballs!
Air Date: April 6th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Issues at a family-run bar include a forceful patriarch and an impending disaster in the kitchen.
Episode 18: Taxed Out in Texas
Air Date: April 13rd, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Torn apart by a dysfunctional staff and a bad reputation, a tax accountant turned bar owner struggles to keep his biker bar afloat.
Episode 19: When Life Doesn't Hand You Lemons
Air Date: April 20th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Taffer enlists the help of the bar staff to help catch out a manager who is distracted.
Episode 20: I Smell a Rat
Air Date: April 27th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: A hookah bar struggles to make any money due to the strong odors throughout the building and the bad behavior of the staff.
Episode 21: Scary Mary's
Air Date: May 4th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Taffer feels like a line is crossed between one of his experts and a employee at 'Scary Mary's.
Episode 22: Muscle Madness
Air Date: May 11st, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: The owner of a Texas dive that is finding the going tough ends up crossing the line with one of Taffer's experts.
Episode 23: The Lost Episode
Air Date: June 1st, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: This episode features the owner of a bar in New Jersey who can't stop kicking people out.
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