Bar Rescue

Bar Rescue

2011 - 2017, Reality, Cookery
Reality show which sees struggling bars given another chance from night club expert Jon Taffer

Episode Guide

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Disasters of Epic Proportions (Season 5 Episode 31)
    Season 5 Episode 31:

    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.

  • Bar Rescue - The Unlucky Leprechaun (Season 5 Episode 30)
    Season 5 Episode 30:

    The Unlucky Leprechaun

    Jon Taffer tries to convince a foul-mouthed owner to change his ways before the bar he owns with his ex-wife shuts down for good.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: For Whom the Cajun Belle Tolls (Season 5 Episode 29)
    Season 5 Episode 29:

    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 & Ales, and heads back to The Wildcatter.

  • Bar Rescue - Rickety Rockin' Rhonda's (Season 5 Episode 28)
    Season 5 Episode 28:

    Rickety Rockin' Rhonda's

    It's a race against the clock as Jon Taffer tries to rescue a failing bar with a crumbling floor.

  • Bar Rescue - Daddy Dearest (Season 5 Episode 27)
    Season 5 Episode 27:

    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.

  • Bar Rescue - Silence of the Ants (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    Silence of the Ants

    A Long Beach dive bar becomes infested with more than just bar problems -- they have bug problems.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Flying Fists and Bar Brawls (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    Back to the Bar: Flying Fists and Bar Brawls

    It's all fists and fury when Taffer revisits the bars with the biggest fights, including the most dangerous brawl in show history at the bar whose owner is fighting foreclosure.

  • Bar Rescue - Mother Doesn't Know Best (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Mother Doesn't Know Best

    Jon Taffer tries to convince the ultimate maternal figure to make her decisions like a business owner to save her struggling Las Vegas dive bar from closing its doors.

  • Bar Rescue - Things That Go Pahrump in the Night (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    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.

  • Bar Rescue - Casually Tapped Out (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Casually Tapped Out

    Taffer tries to resurrect a closed neighborhood bar by reigniting the passion of the burnt out firefighter who owns it.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Hallelujah for Jon (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    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 conflict in her St. Louis bar and more.

  • Bar Rescue - Desi, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Desi, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do

    After suffering a stroke, a bar owner is on the verge of losing his family legacy.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Over Troubled Water (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Bar Over Troubled Water

    Taffer rescues a successful bar, and the beacon of a community, that was destroyed by flooding in Louisiana.

  • Bar Rescue - All Twerk and No Pay Makes Taffer Shut It Down (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    All Twerk and No Pay Makes Taffer Shut It Down

    An owner twerks her way to tears when her bar gets out of step.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Brick & Barley Above Water (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    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 of his bar after the rescue.

  • Bar Rescue - Struck Out at the Dugout (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Struck Out at the Dugout

    A lackluster landlord falls into the sports bar business when a previous tenant refuses to pay rent on a World Series winning Chicago Cub's hangout.

  • Bar Rescue - I Know What You Did Last Summit (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    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.

  • Bar Rescue - Don't Tell Mom the Bar is Dead (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    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.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Drunky McDrunkerton Returns (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    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 return.

  • Bar Rescue - Punk as a Drunk (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Punk as a Drunk

    A former punk rocker is overwhelmed with tragedy, and his constant roughhousing with the employees draws Taffer's ire.

  • Bar Rescue - Ice, Mice, Baby (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Ice, Mice, Baby

    A spoiled owner who was given a nightclub by his father finds the profits aren't coming in for this mice-infested tourist bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Zero Drunk Thirty (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Zero Drunk Thirty

    A military hero on the verge of being redeployed needs his own rescue before he drinks away his profits and angers his girlfriend past the point of no return.

  • Bar Rescue - Chase Lounge (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Chase Lounge

    A lazy stepson fails to succeed in his new role as bar manager, and his car dealer father can run the bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Gettin' Jigger With It (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Gettin' Jigger With It

    A historical landmark bar, divided in profits and responsibility, pits brother and sister against one another.

  • Bar Rescue - Listen Y'all It's Sabotage (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Listen Y'all It's Sabotage

    New bar owners accuse their manager (and the bar's former owner) of sabotaging their business to try to steal it back.

  • Bar Rescue - Win, Lose or Brawl (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Win, Lose or Brawl

    Taffer tries to corral an out-of-control staff and the owner's freeloading friends, and a violent physical fight threatens the bar's rescue potential.

  • Bar Rescue - How to Train Your Goldfish (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    How to Train Your Goldfish

    A staffing crisis hits a sports pub before the stress test, leaving the owners without any employees.

  • Bar Rescue - Antisocial Media (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Antisocial Media

    An owner's social media mishaps have made him public enemy number one.

  • Bar Rescue - 12 Beers a Slave (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    12 Beers a Slave

    After gambling his life savings on a run down Las Vegas bar, a desperate owner tries out a fetish night to whip up new business.

  • Bar Rescue - Wheels of Misfortune (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Wheels of Misfortune

    In a desert town, Taffer collides with the owner of a bar in a roller rink, a local landmark close to closing for good.

  • Bar Rescue - The Perks of Being a Wallpaper (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Perks of Being a Wallpaper

    A classic dive bar with mob ties in Las Vegas is about to close its doors because of an owner who's busy being a nice guy rather than a wise guy.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 4 Episode 111)
    Season 4 Episode 111:

    Bar Rescue

    A sneak peek at the new upcoming season; an exclusive look at the three-night event series, 'Tut'.

  • Bar Rescue - Raising Arizona (Season 4 Episode 58)
    Season 4 Episode 58:

    Raising Arizona

    An owner's illicit affair produces a child, and destroys both his marriage and the reputation of his bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Drunk on Punk (Season 4 Episode 57)
    Season 4 Episode 57:

    Drunk on Punk

    The resistant owner of a dive bar refuses to give up on his punk music obsession to obtain greater financial success.

  • Bar Rescue - Momster's Ball (Season 4 Episode 56)
    Season 4 Episode 56:

    Momster's Ball

    An owner relies on her attractive daughters and spaghetti wrestling events to lure customers inside, but mounting debt and a family feud threaten the future.

  • Bar Rescue - Gone in a Flash (Season 4 Episode 55)
    Season 4 Episode 55:

    Gone in a Flash

    A timid bar owner's promiscuous staff exposes themselves in an effort to retain customers, prompting Jon Taffer to clean up their reputation.

  • Bar Rescue - Danny Sits on His Fanny (Season 4 Episode 54)
    Season 4 Episode 54:

    Danny Sits on His Fanny

    After convincing his friends to invest their life savings, a novice bar owner transformed a community staple into a bottomless money pit.

  • Bar Rescue - We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat (Season 4 Episode 53)
    Season 4 Episode 53:

    We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

    A grieving son struggles to keep his fisherman-themed bar and father's legacy afloat, as his family's criticism slowly sinks his business.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: The Luck of the Irish (Season 4 Episode 52)
    Season 4 Episode 52:

    Back to the Bar: The Luck of the Irish

    Taffer reveals his most successful rescue ever, tests the luck of Campbell's Irish pub after his rescue, and revisits The Lister.

  • Bar Rescue - Demolition Man (Season 4 Episode 51)
    Season 4 Episode 51:

    Demolition Man

    The city threatens to shut down a bar after the owner unsafely renovates without a permit; Taffer attempts to school the clueless rookie owner and bring the construction disaster up to code before the city intervenes.

  • Bar Rescue - How to Train the Dragon (Season 4 Episode 50)
    Season 4 Episode 50:

    How to Train the Dragon

    After the tragic loss of his mother, the owner of this British pub has coped poorly by drinking away profits and gambling his way to ruin with weekly poker tournaments.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Empty Pockets (Season 4 Episode 49)
    Season 4 Episode 49:

    Back to the Bar: Empty Pockets

    Taffer revisits MT Bottle to see if they still have empty pockets; the owners of Piratz return once again.

  • Bar Rescue - Getting Freaki at the Tiki (Season 4 Episode 48)
    Season 4 Episode 48:

    Getting Freaki at the Tiki

    Jon Taffer's discovery of a used condom at a rundown Florida tiki bar redefines owner neglect.

  • Bar Rescue - Land of the Beer and Home of the Misbehaved (Season 4 Episode 47)
    Season 4 Episode 47:

    Land of the Beer and Home of the Misbehaved

    After a downtown expansion, a successful St. Louis restaurant owner could lose everything as her out-of-control nephew and unqualified manager run her sports bar into the ground.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Meathead-to-Head (Season 4 Episode 46)
    Season 4 Episode 46:

    Back to the Bar: Meathead-to-Head

    Taffer revisits the Dirty Rooster and ruffles the feathers of owner Rob; Taffer mediates a dispute between two rival bar owners from Houston.

  • Bar Rescue - Paradise Lost (Season 4 Episode 45)
    Season 4 Episode 45:

    Paradise Lost

    Three owners are thrown into a hostile feud after Taffer reveals that one of them has been siphoning the profits.

  • Bar Rescue - Dragon Lady (Season 4 Episode 44)
    Season 4 Episode 44:

    Dragon Lady

    An apathetic owner would rather vape in the corner than engage with customers at her bar; Taffer tries to keep the business up and running.

  • Bar Rescue - Hard Heads and Softballs (Season 4 Episode 43)
    Season 4 Episode 43:

    Hard Heads and Softballs

    Taffer settles the score between two feuding bar owners, one with his foot out the door and the other with his marriage on the line.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: No Laughing Matter (Season 4 Episode 42)
    Season 4 Episode 42:

    Back to the Bar: No Laughing Matter

    Taffer returns to see if the McGowan brothers have cooled their fiery relationship; Taffer takes on an angry stand-up comedy club owner from Scottsdale.

  • Bar Rescue - Bare Rescue (Season 4 Episode 41)
    Season 4 Episode 41:

    Bare Rescue

    Jon Taffer helps a failing Detroit strip club looking to stimulate profits before the entire business goes bottoms up.

  • Bar Rescue - Boss Lady Blues (Season 4 Episode 40)
    Season 4 Episode 40:

    Boss Lady Blues

    A former psychologist runs a Detroit jazz club, but her interfering family and lazy staff have her seeking help from Jon Taffer.

  • Bar Rescue - Unnecessary Toughness (Season 4 Episode 39)
    Season 4 Episode 39:

    Unnecessary Toughness

    Taffer is forced to deal with the hot-headed owner of a college alumni bar whose fiery temper keeps his staff on edge.

  • Bar Rescue - Vulgar Vixens (Season 4 Episode 38)
    Season 4 Episode 38:

    Vulgar Vixens

    Jon confronts a foul-mouthed owner in a failing Michigan bar with a confusing theme.

  • Bar Rescue - Big Sister's Watching (Season 4 Episode 37)
    Season 4 Episode 37:

    Big Sister's Watching

    The distrustful owner of a struggling military bar spends her time spying on her staff instead of paying attention to her bottom line.

  • Bar Rescue - Ripper's Rookie House (Season 4 Episode 36)
    Season 4 Episode 36:

    Ripper's Rookie House

    A rock legend and former Judas Priest front man turned bar owner calls on Jon Taffer to amp up his struggling live music venue.

  • Bar Rescue - Sour Lemons and Bitter Business (Season 4 Episode 35)
    Season 4 Episode 35:

    Sour Lemons and Bitter Business

    A landlord and partner, who would rather paint fruit in the name of art than save his failing Ohio burger bar, clashes with bitter owners.

  • Bar Rescue - Blowing Royal Smoke (Season 4 Episode 34)
    Season 4 Episode 34:

    Blowing Royal Smoke

    Feuding brothers' obnoxious behavior drives away customers at the oldest bar and BBQ joint in Youngstown, Ohio; Taffer tries to put the fire back in their bellies before the business goes up in smoke.

  • Bar Rescue - Shamrocks and Shenanigans (Season 4 Episode 33)
    Season 4 Episode 33:

    Shamrocks and Shenanigans

    Taffer attempts to show the idle owner of a failing Irish bar with battling bartenders the error of his ways before his fiancee leaves him.

  • Bar Rescue - Till Debt Do Us Part (Season 4 Episode 32)
    Season 4 Episode 32:

    Till Debt Do Us Part

    A womanizing owner and his enraged wife struggle with their run-down Caribbean bar; Taffer tries to turn the bar around before the business hits the rocks and the owner's wife bails.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Delusional Owners (Season 4 Episode 31)
    Season 4 Episode 31:

    Back to the Bar: Delusional Owners

    Jon Taffer revisits bars with the most delusional owners to determine whether they have succeeded or failed without him; a former hookah bar Taza and Metal and Lace.

  • Bar Rescue - Jon Ain't Afraid of No Ghost (Season 4 Episode 30)
    Season 4 Episode 30:

    Jon Ain't Afraid of No Ghost

    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.

  • Bar Rescue - Too Many Managers, Not Enough Man (Season 4 Episode 29)
    Season 4 Episode 29:

    Too Many Managers, Not Enough Man

    Battling a management-heavy staff that disrespects its owner at a suburban Chicago sports bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Put a Cork in It (Season 4 Episode 28)
    Season 4 Episode 28:

    Put a Cork in It

    One eccentric wine bar owner is too occupied being the life of the party to notice his business is withering on the vine.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Stubborn Owners (Season 4 Episode 27)
    Season 4 Episode 27:

    Back to the Bar: Stubborn Owners

    Jon revisits bars with the most stubborn owners to judge whether they continued to succeed or fail without him.

  • Bar Rescue - Ant's with Wings, Bro! (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:

    Ant's with Wings, Bro!

    Jon tries to motivate the inattentive owner of a failing Portland music venue that has an ant infestation; attempting to amp up the business before the stage goes dark for good.

  • Bar Rescue - Brokedown Palace (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    Brokedown Palace

    Actors Alexander Siddig and Iddo Goldberg help Taffer rescue a Moroccan bar that is having an identity crisis.

  • Bar Rescue - It's Always Sunny in Portland (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    It's Always Sunny in Portland

    A Portland bar with a stubborn chef and an owner ready to sever ties with his over-bearing step-daughter and business partner who berates her staff.

  • Bar Rescue - Emergency Exit (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Emergency Exit

    Jon Taffer tries to navigate a turbulent partnership between an ex-pilot and his ex-girlfriend that threatens to leave his bar spiraling out of control.

  • Bar Rescue - Take Me Out of the Bar Game (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Take Me Out of the Bar Game

    A retired professional baseball player now owns a bar and his intoxicated staff gives away his profits; Jon Taffer tries to save his business before he is forced to retire a second time.

  • Bar Rescue - Sticky Situation (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Sticky Situation

    A son's excessive drinking at a family-owned bar results in bad management decisions that are draining profits and attracting some x-rated characters.

  • Bar Rescue - Mandala Down (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Mandala Down

    Taffer butts heads with a self-proclaimed nightlife expert troubled by mounting debt and an inflated ego; showing him the error of his ways.

  • Bar Rescue - Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners

    Taffer returns to bars with the most hot-headed owners to see if they continued to fail or succeed without him.

  • Bar Rescue - Loose Lips Loose Tips (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Loose Lips Loose Tips

    Four Irish sisters bicker as their San Francisco bar struggles; Taffer tries to turn their luck around before their American dream gets away from them.

  • Bar Rescue - Lagers and Liars (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Lagers and Liars

    Actress Maria Menounos joins Taffer at a Los Angeles beer bar where a million dollar debt and business decisions have divided a family.

  • Bar Rescue - Storming the Castle (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Storming the Castle

    A castle-shaped bar with an owner who has anger management issues and is pushing staff to their breaking points.

  • Bar Rescue - Bromancing the Stone (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Bromancing the Stone

    Taffer visits an outdated college sports bar with an owner who is more interested in managing his fantasy football team than running a business.

  • Bar Rescue - All Twerk & No Pay (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    All Twerk & No Pay

    Out-of-control bartenders are too busy dancing on the bar to pour drinks until Taffer puts an end to the party.

  • Bar Rescue - Beach Rats (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Beach Rats

    Rodents shut down a beachfront bar, but Taffer is brought to tears after finding out what the owners have endured.

  • Bar Rescue - Crayons & Anger Lines (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Crayons & Anger Lines

    Taffer enforces tough love when a live music bar owner is more concerned with the spirit of wonderment than appealing to her trendy Chicago community.

  • Bar Rescue - Second Base, Third Strike (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Second Base, Third Strike

    When Taffer returns to Second Base Bar and Grill to find an owner has let the bar deteriorate, he must decide if he will save it once again.

  • Bar Rescue - Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling

    An Irish bar owner who is withholding employee paychecks to keep the business afloat.

  • Bar Rescue - Spoiled Brat Party (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Spoiled Brat Party

    A third generation bar owner in Milwaukee put his father's legacy on the line by living off his family.

  • Bar Rescue - Swinging From the Rafters (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Swinging From the Rafters

    Taffer abandons ship until an outrageous lakeside bar owner can face the reality of managing his bar.

  • Bar Rescue - A Dash of Bitters (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    A Dash of Bitters

    A bitter brawl when Taffer uses the help of an owner's ex-wife and former manager to help turn a bar around.

  • Bar Rescue - To Protect and to (Over) Serve (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    To Protect and to (Over) Serve

    Taffer tries to straighten out a former Philly detective who now owns a bar, and hits the bottle hard after years on the force.

  • Bar Rescue - Anything You Can Yell, I Can Yell Louder (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Anything You Can Yell, I Can Yell Louder

    Taffer tries to calm the sparks between three loud-mouthed firefighting brothers struggling to keep their Queens bar afloat.

  • Bar Rescue - El Moronte!! (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    El Moronte!!

    Taffer attempts to deflate the ego of a passionate Puerto Rican bar owner who berates his staff and sons.

  • Bar Rescue - Schmuck Dynasty (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Schmuck Dynasty

    A family tries to regain control of their Staten Island bar that is overrun by customers who are cooking their own food and pouring their own drinks.

  • Bar Rescue - Thugs with Mugs (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Thugs with Mugs

    Rowdy customers at a New York sports bar attack Taffer's crew when they discover they are being served cheap booze at premium prices.

  • Bar Rescue - Bug Bite (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Bug Bite

    A nightclub ends up liable for unruly teenagers when they resort to an 18-and-over night to get a crowd; an infestation of mosquitos and fruit flies.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Bar Rescue

    A first new look at new episodes of Bar Rescue and a sneak peak of Coaching Bad with Ray Lewis.

  • Bar Rescue - The Lost Episode (Season 3 Episode 41)
    Season 3 Episode 41:

    The Lost Episode

    Taking on a hot-tempered New Jersey bar owner who can't stop kicking people out of his bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Muscle Madness (Season 3 Episode 40)
    Season 3 Episode 40:

    Muscle Madness

    Two meatheads' tempers and testosterone threaten their friendship and their Houston bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Scary Mary's (Season 3 Episode 39)
    Season 3 Episode 39:

    Scary Mary's

    The owner of a dying Texas bar crosses the line with one of Taffer's experts.

  • Bar Rescue - I Smell a Rat (Season 3 Episode 38)
    Season 3 Episode 38:

    I Smell a Rat

    Overwhelming odors and frat house behavior at this hookah bar are causing profits to go up in smoke.

  • Bar Rescue - When Life Doesn't Hand You Lemons (Season 3 Episode 37)
    Season 3 Episode 37:

    When Life Doesn't Hand You Lemons

    A manager treats his bar like a romantic playground. Taffer demands inside help from the bartenders.

  • Bar Rescue - Taxed Out in Texas (Season 3 Episode 36)
    Season 3 Episode 36:

    Taxed Out in Texas

    A tax accountant turned bar owner struggles to keep his bar afloat with a bad reputation and staff.

  • Bar Rescue - Grow Some Meatballs! (Season 3 Episode 35)
    Season 3 Episode 35:

    Grow Some Meatballs!

    Disaster ignites in the kitchen trying to train an inexperienced staff; a brother and sister conflict with their explosive father.

  • Bar Rescue - Scoreboard to Death (Season 3 Episode 34)
    Season 3 Episode 34:

    Scoreboard to Death

    Wrangling with an incompetent owner and undertrained staff; actress Maria Menounos guest stars.

  • Bar Rescue - Punch-Drunk & Trailer-Trashed (Season 3 Episode 33)
    Season 3 Episode 33:

    Punch-Drunk & Trailer-Trashed

    A family's feuding pushes Jon Taffer to the limit. Outrageous antics force an extreme decision.

  • Bar Rescue - Critters and Quitters (Season 3 Episode 32)
    Season 3 Episode 32:

    Critters and Quitters

    A members-only bar in Kansas has a raccoon infestation.

  • Bar Rescue - Hostile Takeover (Season 3 Episode 31)
    Season 3 Episode 31:

    Hostile Takeover

    Co-owners take over an Irish sports bar with a heavy drinking owner.

  • Bar Rescue - Twin vs. Twin (Season 3 Episode 30)
    Season 3 Episode 30:

    Twin vs. Twin

    Before Jon even enters this Kansas City bar he is met with sirens; sibling rivalry between twins.

  • Bar Rescue - Brawlin' Babes (Season 3 Episode 29)
    Season 3 Episode 29:

    Brawlin' Babes

    A sports bar with no TV's isn't Jon's biggest problem at this Missouri establishment; he must get bartenders and their spineless owner to unite in order to beat the competition.

  • Bar Rescue - Hole in None (Season 3 Episode 28)
    Season 3 Episode 28:

    Hole in None

    A bar with a golf theme needs major help to fix its horrendous sanitary conditions.

  • Bar Rescue - Music City Mess (Season 3 Episode 27)
    Season 3 Episode 27:

    Music City Mess

    A country music snob with an explosive personality turns to Taffer for help.

  • Bar Rescue - Empty Bottles Full Cans (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:

    Empty Bottles Full Cans

    Customers bring their own alcohol and women flash the patrons at a Tennessee bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Drunk & Dirty Dolls (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    Drunk & Dirty Dolls

    A motorsports bar with a busty staff of cougars requires a new gimmick to thrive.

  • Bar Rescue - Hurricane Jon vs. Hurricane Sandy (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Hurricane Jon vs. Hurricane Sandy

    A bar battered by Hurricane Sandy races to reopen for the summer season.

  • Bar Rescue - Grandpa Got Run Over by His Grandkids (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Grandpa Got Run Over by His Grandkids

    A bar owner's adult grandchildren use it as their own personal playground.

  • Bar Rescue - Jon of the Dead (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Jon of the Dead

    A bar run by two burned-out rockers is failing.

  • Bar Rescue - Crappy Cantina (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Crappy Cantina

    Taffer tries to save an ill-conceived death-metal concert bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Barely Above Water (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Barely Above Water

    Taffer tries to save a marriage and a bar by splitting one bar into two.

  • Bar Rescue - Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Two classically trained chefs have a blue collar bar that seems beyond repair.

  • Bar Rescue - A Bar Full of Bull (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    A Bar Full of Bull

    Jon tries to help two siblings from wasting their father's retirement with a rickety mechanical bull in a New England whaling community.

  • Bar Rescue - Corking the Hole (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Corking the Hole

    Jon puts a bar's owners through a personal bar boot camp to attract the local military personnel.

  • Bar Rescue - Characters Assassination (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Characters Assassination

    Jon deals with a slew of problems at a bar run by a family of Yankees in the heart of Dixie.

  • Bar Rescue - Play. Some. Janet. Jackson! (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Play. Some. Janet. Jackson!

    Jon looks to save Las Vegas' first gay nightclub from its verbally abusive and intoxicated owner.

  • Bar Rescue - There's No Crying in the Bar Business (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    There's No Crying in the Bar Business

    An owner's incessant crying prevents her from noticing the massive employee theft at a sports bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Two Flew Over the Handlebars (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Two Flew Over the Handlebars

    Jon tries to get two partying sisters to stop binge drinking in order to save a biker bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Don't Judge a Booze by its Bottle (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Don't Judge a Booze by its Bottle

    Jon learns that a North Carolina nightclub is refilling premium liquor bottles with cheap alcohol.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Bar Rescue

    A Las Vegas bar owner tries to pick up Nicole Taffer, leaving Jon in a frenzy and tough predicament.

  • Bar Rescue - Don't Mess With Taffer's Wife (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Don't Mess With Taffer's Wife

    A Las Vegas bar owner tries to pick up Nicole Taffer, leaving Jon in a frenzy and tough predicament.

  • Bar Rescue - Meat Sauna (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Meat Sauna

    Burger smoke covers patrons; getting no laughs at a comedy club.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Bar Rescue

    A western bar is plagued with drunk owners, a bank foreclosure and horse excrement.

  • Bar Rescue - A Horse Walks Into a Bar (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    A Horse Walks Into a Bar

    A western bar is plagued with drunk owners, a bank foreclosure and horse excrement.

  • Bar Rescue - Dimples (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Dimples

    Dated decor, an angry chef and an oblivious, hoarding owner hinder the success of a karaoke bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Bar Rescue

    Dated decor, an angry chef and an oblivious, hoarding owner hinder the success of a karaoke bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Karaoke Katastrophe (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Karaoke Katastrophe

    Dated decor, an angry chef and an oblivious, hoarding owner hinder the success of a karaoke bar.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Bar Rescue

    The locals are upset over a controversial lobster tank game.

  • Bar Rescue - In a Pinch (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    In a Pinch

    The locals are upset over a controversial lobster tank game.

  • Bar Rescue - Jon T, He Don't Like It (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Jon T, He Don't Like It

    Jon helps to revive a former nightclub hotspot in Colorado.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Bar Rescue

    Jon helps to revive a former nightclub hotspot in Colorado.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Bar Rescue

    Jon tries to help an owner of a Denver pool hall fulfill his American Dream.

  • Bar Rescue - Empty Pockets (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Empty Pockets

    Jon tries to help an owner of a Denver pool hall fulfill his American Dream.

  • Bar Rescue - Tears for Beers (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Tears for Beers

    Jon must save a bar or it could cost a husband and wife both their business and their marriage.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Bar Rescue

    Jon must save a bar or it could cost a husband and wife both their business and their marriage.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Bar Rescue

    Jon has to get the owners of a bar known for serving minors to give up their frat-boy ways.

  • Bar Rescue - Bro's Got to Geaux (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Bro's Got to Geaux

    Jon has to get the owners of a bar known for serving minors to give up their frat-boy ways.

  • Bar Rescue - Rock 'N Roaches (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Rock 'N Roaches

    A cockroach infestation plagues a grotesque rock bar in Austin, Texas.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Bar Rescue

    A cockroach infestation plagues a grotesque rock bar in Austin, Texas.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Rescue (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Bar Rescue

    Jon tries to save a Bourbon Street bar in New Orleans from its delusional owners.

  • Bar Rescue - Turtle on Its Back (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Turtle on Its Back

    Jon tries to save a Bourbon Street bar in New Orleans from its delusional owners.

  • Bar Rescue - Bikini Bust (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Bikini Bust

    Jon must save a bar that is soon closing down despite beautiful bikini-clad bartenders.

  • Bar Rescue - On the Rocks (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    On the Rocks

    Jon must save a failing former smoker's haven in California from burning out for good.

  • Bar Rescue - Owner Ousted (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Owner Ousted

    Jon discovers that one owner isn't pulling his weight, and shows him the door.

  • Bar Rescue - Weber's of Lies (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Weber's of Lies

    Jon helps a former strip club in Reseda, Calif., become profitable; a bartender is caught stealing.

  • Bar Rescue - Broke Black Sheep (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Broke Black Sheep

    Jon tries to rescue the Black Sheep in Ohio but is set back due to the owner's massive debt.

  • Bar Rescue - Bottomless Pit (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Bottomless Pit

    Jon pins his hopes for a failing dive bar in Orange, Calif., on the owner's daughter.

  • Bar Rescue - Mystique or Murder? (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Mystique or Murder?

    Jon tries to restore the Mystique Lounge in West Palm Beach, Fla.

  • Bar Rescue - Murphy's Mess (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Murphy's Mess

    Jon must fix a rat-infested bar owned by two fraternity brothers in Fells Point, Md., that is about to collapse.

  • Bar Rescue - Tiki Curse (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Tiki Curse

    Jon tries to get a bevy of beautiful barmaids to stop The Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar from failing.

  • Bar Rescue - Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Dumb (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Dumb

    Jon patches holes in a sinking pirate-themed bar in Silver Spring, Md. and forces the bar's staff to cater to the city's corporate clientele.

  • Bar Rescue - Hogtied Ham's (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Hogtied Ham's

    Jon tries to save automotive-themed Angry Ham's Garage.

  • Bar Rescue - Bar Fight (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Bar Fight

    Jon Taffer revives the Canyon Inn.

  • Bar Rescue - Chumps (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Chumps

    Jon Taffer takes a dated sports bar in Burbank out of retirement.

  • Bar Rescue - Bad to the Bone (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Bad to the Bone

    Jon Taffer helps a bar owner in Boston.

  • Bar Rescue - The Blue Frog Sings the Blues (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Blue Frog Sings the Blues

    The Blue Frog 22 is a failing bar in Chicago.

  • Bar Rescue - Swanky Troubles (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Swanky Troubles

    Swanky Bubbles is a failing champagne bar in Philadelphia.

  • Bar Rescue - Beach Bummer (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Beach Bummer

    Jon Taffer is called to Redondo Beach to save Kilkenny's, an Irish pub on the decline.

  • Bar Rescue - Shabby Abbey (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Shabby Abbey

    The Abbey Pub in Chicago is on its last legs.

  • Bar Rescue - Downey's and Out (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Downey's and Out

    Jon Taffer attempts to resuscitate Downey's, a failing Irish pub in Philadelphia.

  • Bar Rescue - Fallen Angels (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Fallen Angels

    Jon Taffer attempts to rescue a biker bar that is struggling with a scandalous reputation.

  • Bar Rescue - Taffer's Top 10: Most Disgusting Bars (Special)
    Special:

    Taffer's Top 10: Most Disgusting Bars

    Counting down the ten most disgusting bars encountered during the first three seasons.

  • Bar Rescue - Taffer's Top 10: Worst Owners (Special)
    Special:

    Taffer's Top 10: Worst Owners

    Counting down the ten worst owners encountered during the first three seasons.

  • Bar Rescue - Taffer's Top 10: Angriest Moments (Special)
    Special:

    Taffer's Top 10: Angriest Moments

    Counting down Jon Taffer's ten angriest moments from the first three seasons.

  • Bar Rescue - Taffer's Top 10: Toughest Rescues (Special)
    Special:

    Taffer's Top 10: Toughest Rescues

    Counting down the ten toughest rescues from the first three seasons.

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