American Restoration

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 8 Seasons
  • 6.7  (2,784)

This reality series follows the work of professional restorers as they take in old, shabby objects brought in by clients and return them to their former glory. The series was originally a spin-off of the Pawn Stars series, and for its first six seasons, it featured restoration expert Rick Dale and his shop. Beginning with the seventh season in 2016, Dale was no longer part of the show, and the series featured the work of five different restoration shops around the country.

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Seasons
Pony Up
13. Pony Up
April 1, 2016
Bodie restores a 1967 Ford "Eleanor" Mustang, for Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds. Meanwhile, Dale is busy trying to get a rare 1936 Crocker motorcycle to run and Steve restores a 1924 Isotta Fraschini Type 8A for a long time friend and customer.
Taking the Reins
12. Taking the Reins
March 25, 2016
Steve transforms a rusted-out 1956 Willys truck into a BBQ kitchen-on-wheels. Meanwhile, Bodie and his son makeover a mini-Divco "milk truck" kiddie car from the 1960s, and Bob restores a 1952 Bally's coin operated horse ride.
Order Up
11. Order Up
March 18, 2016
Bodie restores a 1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe for the CEO of Carl's Jr. Meanwhile, Dale races against the clock to build a bike in time for his museum's annual motorcycle raffle and Andy restores a 1952 Shuffle Bowler game that may or may not have ties to the mafia.
Basket Case
10. Basket Case
March 11, 2016
Dale discovers the engine from a1940 Harley-Davidson WLD in a box of seemingly random parts.
Let the Good Times Roll
9. Let the Good Times Roll
March 4, 2016
Steve transforms a worn-out but very unique Roller Skate Car from the 70s, for the owner of a local rink. Meanwhile, Dale helps the owner of American Iron magazine.
Here Comes The Judge
8. Here Comes The Judge
February 26, 2016
Bodie is tasked to restore a very rare 1970 GTO Judge in 30 days for the SEMA car show; Andy modernizes a spark plug cleaner into a stereo; Steve makes a plan to transform a beat up 64 Ford Falcon into a work of art.
Mr. Lucky
7. Mr. Lucky
February 19, 2016
Bodie must restore a very rare 1970 GTO Judge in one month's time for the SEMA car show; Andy converts a spark plug cleaner into a stereo; Steve plans to transform a beat up 64 Ford Falcon into a work of art.
Three Wheeled Thunder
6. Three Wheeled Thunder
February 12, 2016
Bodie is charged with restoring a very rare 1948 Davis Divan for the grand reopening of the Petersen Automotive Museum; Monkey Business tries to turn a '50s carnival tank into a go-cart for a motorcycle group.
Up Against the Wall
5. Up Against the Wall
February 5, 2016
Dale races against the clock to revive a 90-year-old Indian motorcycle to perform on the infamous traveling motorcycle stunt show, the Wall of Death; Bodie tries to transform a 1950's cola dispenser into a modernized beer keg refrigerator.
Pickup the Pieces
4. Pickup the Pieces
January 29, 2016
Bodie fixes up a 1959 Ford F100; Andy restores a 1940s JC Higgins bike; and Bob's Garage resurrects a buried 1930s gas pump.
Rust-o-mod
3. Rust-o-mod
January 15, 2016
Steve's Restorations takes on the challenge of restoring a client's rust bucket 1978 Gran Torino; in Georgia, Bob's Garage brings back a family's cherished 1959 hi-fi stereo.
Wrestling With the Past
2. Wrestling With the Past
January 8, 2016
The guys restore a century-old motorcycle, a rare vintage arm-wrestling arcade game from the 1980s and a 1950s gas pump.
Under Fire
1. Under Fire
January 1, 2016
The pressure is on for Bodie when the biggest restoration of his career flames out. Meanwhile, Dale's routine tune-up on a 1946 Harley turns into a full blown over-haul.
American Restoration
American Restoration

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Description

This reality series follows the work of professional restorers as they take in old, shabby objects brought in by clients and return them to their former glory. The series was originally a spin-off of the Pawn Stars series, and for its first six seasons, it featured restoration expert Rick Dale and his shop. Beginning with the seventh season in 2016, Dale was no longer part of the show, and the series featured the work of five different restoration shops around the country.American Restoration is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (139 episodes). The series first aired on October 25, 2010.

Where to Watch American Restoration

American Restoration is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch American Restoration on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, History, Vudu, History Vault, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 25, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (2,784)