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 5 (2016-2017)
|5x01 The Perks of Being a Wallpaper |
Jon tackles a Las Vegas dive bar on the verge of closing due to an owner accused of being too nice.
|Aug. 07, 2016|
|5x02 Wheels of Misfortune |
In a desert town, Taffer collides with a hometown hero who operates a bar out of a roller rink, a local landmark that is one wipe-out away from crashing for good.
|Aug. 14, 2016|
|5x03 12 Beers a Slave |
Jon faces a Vegas bar owner who tried hosting fetish nights to spark new business in a run down bar.
|Aug. 21, 2016|
|5x04 Antisocial Media |
Taffer helps an owner whose social media mishaps have made him public enemy number one.
|Sep. 18, 2016|
|5x05 How To Train Your Goldfish |
Nasty nachos & goldfish races are on the menu at this sports pub. But in a Bar Rescue first, a staffing crisis hits before the stress test, leaving the owners without any employe ...
|Sep. 25, 2016|
|5x06 Win, Lose or Brawl |
Taffer must fix an out-of-control staff and the owner’s freeloading friends. But a violent physical fight threatens this sports bar’s rescue potential.
|Oct. 02, 2016|
|5x07 Listen Y'all It's Sabatoge |
New bar owners accuse their manager (and the bar's former owner) of sabotaging their business to try to steal it back. With no clear proof, Jon uses a stress test to determine who's ...
|Oct. 09, 2016|
|5x08 Gettin' Jigger With It |
Jon visits a historical bar owned by a brother and sister in conflict over profits and responsibilities.
|Oct. 16, 2016|
|5x09 Chase Lounge |
Jon helps a father and son run their bar more efficiently after the son fails to act as bar manager and the father struggles to run the day-to-day operations.
|Oct. 23, 2016|
|5x10 Zero Dark Drunky |
Jon helps a military veteran about to be redeployed whose drinking habits put bar and personal life in jeopardy.
|Oct. 30, 2016|
|5x11 Ice, Mice, Baby |
Jon battles a spoiled owner who was gifted a tourist bar from his father and has seen mice infest the establishment.
|Nov. 06, 2016|
|5x12 Punk As A Drunk |
A former punk rocker is overwhelmed with tragedy, and his constant roughhousing with the employees draws Taffer's ire.
|Nov. 13, 2016|
|5x13 Back To The Bar: Drunky Mcdrunkerton Returns |
The gloves are off as Taffer confronts the leopard-print loving ladies of The Handlebar; Janet Jackson-playing bartender Brandon, plate-throwing Ami, and The Brixton owner Tim re ...
|Nov. 20, 2016|
|5x14 Don't Tell Mom The Bar is Dead |
An abrasive owner takes advantage of his mom's generosity to take over a craft beer bar from his landlord.
|Feb. 19, 2017|
|5x15 I Know What You Did Last Summit |
An absentee owner threatens his marriage by drinking away his financial sorrows and flirting with the female patrons.
|Feb. 26, 2017|
|5x16 Struck Out At The Dugout |
A lack luster landlord falls into the sports bar business when a previous tenant refuses to pay rent on a World Series winning Chicago Cub's hangout.
|Mar. 05, 2017|
|5x17 Back To The Bar: Brick & Barley Above Water |
Taffer confronts AJ from Brick & Barley about her blistering attitude and civil strife with her daughters over the bar's uniforms; a combative owner comes clean about the failure ...
|Mar. 12, 2017|
|5x18 All Twerk And No Pay Makes Taffer Shut It Down |
The owner of a bar experiences an emotional breakdown and is brought to the brink of tears when her establishment begins to suffer from a series of setbacks that puts its opportunity ...
|Mar. 19, 2017|
|5x19 Bar Over Troubled Water |
Jon rescues a successful bar, and the beacon of a community, that was destroyed by a recent catastrophic flood in Denham Springs, Louisiana.
|Mar. 26, 2017|
|5x20 Desi, You Got Some 'splainin' To Do |
After suffering a stroke, a bar owner is on the verge of losing his family legacy.
|Apr. 02, 2017|
|5x21 Back To The Bar: Hallelujah For Jon |
Former bar owners return to praise Taffer for turning around their businesses, including an owner once accused of embezzlement by his father, a vape-smoking dragon lady who crafted ...
|Apr. 09, 2017|
|5x22 Casually Tapped Out |
Taffer tries to resurrect a closed neighborhood bar by reigniting the passion of the burned out firefighter who owns it.
|Jul. 02, 2017|
|5x23 Things That Go Pahrump In The Night |
It's a race against the clock when Jon Taffer heads to Pahrump, where he must save the failing bar owned by a man who might lose his sight forever.
|Jul. 16, 2017|
|5x24 Mother Doesn't Know Best |
Jon Taffer must convince a maternal figure to make her decisions like a business owner to save her struggling Las Vegas dive bar from closing its doors.
|Jul. 23, 2017|
|5x25 Flying Fists And Bar Brawls |
Jon Taffer revisits the bars with the biggest fights. Included: the most dangerous brawl in Bar Rescue history.
|Jul. 30, 2017|
|5x26 Silence Of The Ants |
A Long Beach dive bar becomes infested with more than just bar problems - they have bug problems.
|Aug. 06, 2017|
|5x27 Daddy Dearest |
Jon Taffer arrives just in time to save a family run bar on the brink of ruin with an aggressive father at its helm.
|Aug. 13, 2017|
|5x28 Rickety Rockin' Rhonda's |
It's a race against the clock as Jon Taffer tries to rescue a failing bar with a crumbling floor.
|Aug. 20, 2017|
|5x29 Back to the Bar: For Whom the Cajun Belle Tolls |
Taffer revisits The Cajun Belle to see whether husband Dave still supports his hard-working wife and whether their marriage needs another rescue, checks in on the partnership at Hammer ...
|Sep. 03, 2017|
|5x30 There Will Be Family Blood |
An owner staffs his entire bar with his relatives, causing friction right down family lines.
|Sep. 10, 2017|
|5x31 Back to the Bar: Disasters of Epic Proportions |
Taffer revisits three bars whose fortunes turned for the worse after disasters ravaged their futures, from the apocalypse-themed bar The End, to Chicago landmark The Abbey.
|Sep. 17, 2017|
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