Reality/Game Show
Jul. 17, 2011
Returning Series
60 min.

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Bar Rescue

A reality program featuring Jon Taffer, who 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.

Bar Rescue Season 4 (2014-2016)

4x01 4 4x01 Bug Bite
The Artful Dodger - Huntington, NY 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 ...
Oct. 05, 2014
4x02 4 4x02 Thugs with Mugs
Undisputed Sports Bar & Grill - Yonkers, NY 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 ...
Oct. 12, 2014
4x03 4 4x03 Schmuck Dynasty
Rhythm & Brews - Staten Island, NY 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 ...
Oct. 19, 2014
4x04 4 4x04 El Moronte!!
Laguna Lounge - Jersey City, NJ 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 ...
Oct. 26, 2014
4x05 4 4x05 Anything You Can Yell, I Can Yell Louder
Jack's Ale House - Sunnyside, NY Three loud-mouthed firefighting brothers struggle to keep their Queens bar afloat. Can Taffer calm the sparks before this family implodes?
Nov. 02, 2014
4x06 4 4x06 To Protect And (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 o ...
Nov. 09, 2014
4x07 4 4x07 A Dash of Bitters
Plush - Glenside, PA A rescue turns testy when Taffer enlists the help of the bar owner's ex-wife and former manager.
Nov. 16, 2014
4x08 4 4x08 Swinging from the Rafters
Dirty Rooster - Antioch, IL 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 ...
Nov. 23, 2014
4x09 4 4x09 Spoiled Brat Party
Y-Not III Milwaukee, WI 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.
Dec. 07, 2014
4x10 4 4x10 Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling
Packey's Pub - Milwaukee, WI The American dream becomes a hard reality for this Irish bar owner after Taffer discovers he withheld employee paychecks to keep the business afloat.
Dec. 14, 2014
4x11 4 4x11 Second Base, Third Strike
Second Base - Orange, CA 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 ...
Feb. 08, 2015
4x12 4 4x12 Crayons & Anger Lines
Underground Wonder Bar - Chicago, IL A hippy-dippy live music bar owner is more concerned with the spirit of wonderment than appealing to her trendy Chicago community, causing Taffer ...
Feb. 15, 2015
4x13 4 4x13 Beach Rats
Toucans Oceanside Bar & Grill - Hollywood, FL This failing beachfront bar is shut down after rodents invade the kitchen, but Taffer is brought to tears upon discovering what the owners ...
Feb. 22, 2015
4x14 4 4x14 All Twerk & No Pay
Heat Restaurant & Lounge - Hollywood, FL Too busy dancing on the bar top to pour drinks, these out-of-control bartenders are in for a shock when Jon Taffer puts an end to the part ...
Mar. 01, 2015
4x15 4 4x15 Bromancing the Stone
Sandbar Sports Grill - Coconut Grove, FL 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 ...
Mar. 08, 2015
4x16 4 4x16 Storming the Castle
Friar Tucks - Pomona, CA 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.
Mar. 15, 2015
4x17 4 4x17 Lagers and Liars
The Los Angeles Brewing Company - Los Angeles, CA Celebrity guest Maria Menounos joins Jon Taffer at this Los Angeles beer bar where a million dollar debt and decision to keep or sell ...
Mar. 22, 2015
4x18 4 4x18 Loose Lips Loose Tips
The Holding Company - San Francisco, CA Four bickering Irish sisters talk themselves in circles as their San Francisco bar takes a nosedive. Can Jon Taffer turn their luck around before ...
Mar. 29, 2015
4x19 4 4x19 Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners
Jon Taffer returns to bars with the most hot-headed owners, including Solids & Stripes and Corporate Bar & Grill aka Piratz Tavern, to judge whether they continued to succeed or fail ...
Apr. 05, 2015
4x20 4 4x20 Mandala Down
Mandala Lounge - San Mateo, CA 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 ...
Apr. 12, 2015
4x21 4 4x21 Sticky Situation
Park 77 - San Francisco, CA A family-owned bar faces shutdown due to a son's excessive drinking and resulting bad management, which leads to a sticky and unclean bar, a staff with ...
Jun. 21, 2015
4x22 4 4x22 Take Me Out of the Bar Game
The Bullpen Bar Sparks, Nevada A retired professional baseball player turned bar owner strikes out as his intoxicated staff gives away his profits. Can Jon Taffer fix his slump ...
Jun. 28, 2015
4x23 4 4x23 Emergency Exit
Murphy's Law Irish Pub Reno, Nevada 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 ...
Jul. 05, 2015
4x24 4 4x24 It's Always Sunny in Portland
Six Point Inn - Portland, Oregon 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 ...
Jul. 12, 2015
4x25 4 4x25 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 ...
Jul. 19, 2015
4x26 4 4x26 Ant's with Wings, Bro!
Tonic Lounge - Portland, Oregon Motivating the inattentive owner of a failing Portland music venue that has an ant infestation.
Jul. 26, 2015
4x27 4 4x27 Back to the Bar: Stubborn Owners
Jon returns to bars with the most stubborn owners to see if they continued to fail or succeed without him.
Aug. 02, 2015
4x28 4 4x28 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.
Aug. 09, 2015
4x29 4 4x29 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 ...
Aug. 16, 2015
4x30 4 4x30 Jon Ain't Afraid of No Ghost
Myerz PourHouse - El Cajon, California 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, ...
Aug. 23, 2015
4x31 4 4x31 Back to the Bar: Delusional Owners
Bars with the most delusional owners are revisited by Jon Taffer to judge whether they continued to succeed or fail without him, including former hookah bar Taza and Metal and Lace ...
Aug. 30, 2015
4x32 4 4x32 Till Debt Do Us Part
Caribe Night Club - San Diego, California A womanizing owner and his enraged wife struggle with their run-down Caribbean bar; Taffer tries to turn the bar around before the business ...
Oct. 04, 2015
4x33 4 4x33 Shamrocks and Shenanigans
Molly Malone's - Ramona, California 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.
Oct. 11, 2015
4x34 4 4x34 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 ...
Oct. 18, 2015
4x35 4 4x35 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 ...
Oct. 25, 2015
4x36 4 4x36 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 ...
Nov. 01, 2015
4x37 4 4x37 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.
Nov. 08, 2015
4x38 4 4x38 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 ...
Nov. 15, 2015
4x39 4 4x39 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 ...
Nov. 22, 2015
4x40 4 4x40 Boss Lady Blues
Jazz Katz - Southfield, Michigan Jon helps a former psychologist who now runs a Detroit jazz club, but her interfering family undermines her leadership and allows her staff to be ...
Dec. 06, 2015
4x41 4 4x41 Bare Rescue
In a Bar Rescue first, Jon Taffer helps a failing Detroit strip club in the hopes of stimulating profits before the entire business goes bottoms up.
Dec. 13, 2015
4x42 4 4x42 Back to the Bar: No Laughing Matter
Taffer revisits Jack's Fire Department, and takes on an angry comedy-club owner in Scottsdale.
Dec. 20, 2015
4x43 4 4x43 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 ...
Mar. 06, 2016
4x44 4 4x44 Dragon Lady
An apathetic owner would rather vape in the corner than engage with customers at her own bar. Can Taffer turn the situation around before the entire business goes up in smoke?
Mar. 13, 2016
4x45 4 4x45 Paradise Lost
Three owners are locked in a hostile feud after Taffer exposes that one of them is siphoning the profits.
Mar. 20, 2016
4x46 4 4x46 Back to the Bar: Meathead-to-Head
Taffer revisits the Dirty Rooster and ruffles the feathers of owner Rob, and mediates a muscle-bound dispute between two rival bar owners from Houston, Texas.
Mar. 27, 2016
4x47 4 4x47 Land of The Beer and Home of The Misbehaved
Expanding her business to a downtown sports bar, a successful St. Louis restaurant owner risks losing everything as her out-of-control nephew and unqualified manager run the bar and ...
Apr. 03, 2016
4x48 4 4x48 Getting Freaky at The Tiki
Jon faces a neglectful owner in a rundown Florida tiki bar.
Apr. 10, 2016
4x49 4 4x49 Demolition Man
A bar faces a shutdown due to unsafe renovations from its rookie owner, leaving Jon to bring it up to code before city officials are forced to intervene.
May. 01, 2016
4x50 4 4x50 We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
A fisherman bar struggles to remain afloat as its owner grieves the loss of his father and tries to live up to his legacy.
May. 15, 2016
4x51 4 4x51 Danny Sits on His Fanny
After convincing his friends to invest their life savings, a rookie bar owner has transformed a community staple into a bottomless money pit. Will a hostile takeover revive the business ...
May. 22, 2016
4x52 4 4x52 Gone In a Flash
A timid bar owner looks the other way as her promiscuous staff expose themselves in an effort to retain their customers. Can Jon Taffer clean up their reputation before the staff's ...
Jul. 10, 2016
4x53 4 4x53 Momster's Ball
A family feud, mounting debt and questionable practices threaten the future of a bar and restaurant, forcing Jon to step in.
Jul. 17, 2016
4x54 4 4x54 Drunk on Punk
A resistant owner of a rancid dive bar refuses to sell out by putting his obsession with punk music before his own financial success. Will his clash with Taffer threaten the bar's ...
Jul. 24, 2016
4x55 4 4x55 Raising Arizona
Jon helps a saloon owner whose marriage and business have fallen apart due to an illicit affair.
Jul. 31, 2016
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