Tattoo Nightmares

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  • TV-14
  • 2012
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.7  (682)

Tattoo Nightmares is a reality show with three tattoo artists whose specialty is fixing bad tattoos. The three artists, one of which was a contestant on Inkmaster create beautiful art out of tattoos people are ashamed of. The three artists are Tommy, Jasmine, and Big Gus. Covering a tattoo requires special skill, because the artist must design and implement a new design which works around the old tattoo. The show includes reenactments of the situation when the original tattoo was done. It shows the mindset at the time that led to a bad decision; some of the tattoos are terrible art, and some are mistakes as to the subject of the tattoo. It is entertaining to see the reasons people get awful tattoos, and the story is an appealing part of the show. Some of the tattoos remind them of moments in their past they wanted to forget, but are forced to remember by the constant reminders on their bodies. One young man got a burning flag inked on his arm, and he was ashamed and afraid of the reaction of other people as he aged. He got the flag when he was feeling rebellious, and as he got older, realized his mistake. Jasmine designed an owl which covered the flag nicely and was a beautiful work of art he could be proud of. Another man had a huge tribal tattoo he was embarrassed about, so Gus did an amazing Viking warrior, he could be proud to show off. The man was a rock musician he was excited and felt more comfortable going on stage with his new tattoo. Tommy was faced with the challenge of covering a disaster of a tattoo on a man's chest. He covered it up with a unique design of a yin-yang symbol made of fish. Each episode brings new challenges for the trio of experts; they have to be creative to cover up bad body art. People leave the shop happy with their new tattoo masterpieces.

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Cops and Rockers
26. Cops and Rockers
September 1, 2015
Gus attempts to fix four heavy-duty mistakes that test his "metal," Jasmine finds some common ground with her client's ex boyfriend woes, and Tommy locks horns with a guy who was in over his head.
Cops and Rockers
25. Cops and Rockers
September 2, 2015
Gus tries to cover four heavy-duty mistakes that test his "metal," Jasmine finds some common ground with her client's ex boyfriend woes, and Tommy butts heads with a guy who was in over his head.
Mama's Boy
24. Mama's Boy
August 25, 2015
Jasmine is doubtful of her client's mermaid mistake, while Tommy tackles the result of a back (and bone) breaking sexcapade, and a man trips out Big Gus with his magical adventures with a green creature sidekick.
Mermaids, Goblins and Snakes Oh My!
23. Mermaids, Goblins and Snakes Oh My!
August 18, 2015
Jasmine is suspicious of her client's mermaid mistake, while Tommy takes on the result of a back (and bone) breaking sexcapade, and a man trips out Big Gus with his magical adventures with a green creature sidekick.
Terri-Bull
22. Terri-Bull
August 11, 2015
Big Gus gives a perfect present to a birthday girl. Tommy hopes to help a musician fix a past mistake. Jasmine helps cover up a terri-BULL tattoo for a client.
Fl(ex) Wives
21. Fl(ex) Wives
August 4, 2015
A bodybuilder seeks Big Gus's expertise, while Jasmine helps a father give the boot to some bad ink, and a stripper drops her pants so Tommy can get down and dirty.
The Ink Panther
20. The Ink Panther
July 28, 2015
Big Gus helps a bartender's bad ink rise from the ashes, while Jasmine works to empower her client with a foxy cover of a dating disaster, and an arm wrestling champ is on the prowl for a fierce new tattoo from Tommy.
Friends Don't Let Friends Tattoo
19. Friends Don't Let Friends Tattoo
July 7, 2015
Gus needs more than garlic to ward off his client's crazy past; Jasmine relates to a mother's need for a classy new look, while Tommy rolls the dice with his and Jaz's reputations when he's challenged with his coworkers coverup.
Hashtag Horrible
18. Hashtag Horrible
July 14, 2015
Jasmine gets stuck in an unfortunate threesome when her client drops his pants, Big Gus is needed stat to fix this goofy tattoo that destroyed a family, while Tommy tries to give his client's tattoo a second life.
Father Doesn't Know Best
17. Father Doesn't Know Best
June 30, 2015
A man is badly scarred in more ways than one as he tearfully asks Jasmine for help, while Tommy's client wants to lose her bestie, who's been following behind her for years, and a man needs Big Gus to help change his luck.
Dazed and Accused
16. Dazed and Accused
June 23, 2015
A surfer rolls into the shop hoping Tommy can help him say sayonara an old mistake, while a mother comes to Gus searching for the key to some new ink, and a man wrongly accused needs Jasmine's help to escape his past.
Butt of the Joke
15. Butt of the Joke
December 30, 2014
A disgraced basketball fan hopes Gus can help him, while a hunter hopes Tommy will hit the mark with his new ink.
Merry Inkmas
14. Merry Inkmas
December 23, 2014
It's the holidays, as Gus ties his client's new ink up with a bow, Tommy tries to freeze out a man's yuletide eggnog disaster, and Jasmine shakes it up when a tough guy drops his drawers hoping for a new Christmas package.
Broke and Branded
13. Broke and Branded
December 9, 2014
Tommy has his client's number in his crosshairs as he works to kill some bad ink, while Jasmine helps a beauty expert shine light on her beast of a tattoo, and Gus is double-teamed by a couple hoping to strip away a past mistake
Surfari
12. Surfari
December 2, 2014
A surfer seeks Gus's expertise to wash away a mistake and win back his father, while Tommy rushes to the scene for an accident-prone paramedic, and Jasmine's client is desperate to ex-out his ink in time for an important reunion.
Back in the Saddle
11. Back in the Saddle
November 25, 2014
Tommy covers up some sidewalk-chalk inspired ink, a gamer needs Big Gus's help to reset a bad tattoo from a bad bet, and Jasmine hoists a client back onto the horse after an online dating catastrophe.
What Would Jasmine Do
10. What Would Jasmine Do
November 18, 2014
Big Gus helps a father hit a home-run with some new ink, while Jasmine prays for a miracle when she attempts to fix a Bible Belt blooper, and a woman's mystical mishap forces Tommy to work his magic.
Junk Off My Trunk!
9. Junk Off My Trunk!
November 11, 2014
Jasmine helps her client "smooth" over a mASSive mistake, Gus is tasked with erasing the memory of his client's son, and Tommy hopes to get lucky breaking his client's cursed tattoo gamble.
No One's Bitch
8. No One's Bitch
May 20, 2014
Gus helps a mother who is ready to leave her past behind her, Jasmine's client is ready to grow up, and Tommy takes a stab at the ink that's been haunting his client for 13 years.
U-F-OH NO!!
7. U-F-OH NO!!
May 13, 2014
Jasmine attempts a major touch-up on an unfortunate celebrity portrait, Big Gus signs up to help a client get rid of the wrong number, and Tommy has flashbacks when an ex-raver begs him to cover-up a past alien encounter.
Baywatch Bimbo!
6. Baywatch Bimbo!
May 6, 2014
Jasmine rescues a former 90's beach babe, whose bad ink is drowning her career, Big Gus' client is eager to drop his pants to change his game, and Tommy helps a father honor his son by knocking out his adolescent mistake.
Doggie Style
5. Doggie Style
April 29, 2014
Tommy goes Renegade as he revamps a dated tattoo of an 80s heartthrob, Jasmine rescues a police officer from a tattoo that's held him hostage for years, and Gus is exposed to a client's sexual history that sent her to jail.
Description

Tattoo Nightmares is a reality show with three tattoo artists whose specialty is fixing bad tattoos. The three artists, one of which was a contestant on Inkmaster create beautiful art out of tattoos people are ashamed of. The three artists are Tommy, Jasmine, and Big Gus. Covering a tattoo requires special skill, because the artist must design and implement a new design which works around the old tattoo.

The show includes reenactments of the situation when the original tattoo was done. It shows the mindset at the time that led to a bad decision; some of the tattoos are terrible art, and some are mistakes as to the subject of the tattoo. It is entertaining to see the reasons people get awful tattoos, and the story is an appealing part of the show. Some of the tattoos remind them of moments in their past they wanted to forget, but are forced to remember by the constant reminders on their bodies.

One young man got a burning flag inked on his arm, and he was ashamed and afraid of the reaction of other people as he aged. He got the flag when he was feeling rebellious, and as he got older, realized his mistake. Jasmine designed an owl which covered the flag nicely and was a beautiful work of art he could be proud of.

Another man had a huge tribal tattoo he was embarrassed about, so Gus did an amazing Viking warrior, he could be proud to show off. The man was a rock musician he was excited and felt more comfortable going on stage with his new tattoo.

Tommy was faced with the challenge of covering a disaster of a tattoo on a man's chest. He covered it up with a unique design of a yin-yang symbol made of fish.

Each episode brings new challenges for the trio of experts; they have to be creative to cover up bad body art. People leave the shop happy with their new tattoo masterpieces.Tattoo Nightmares is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (59 episodes). The series first aired on October 16, 2012.

Where to Watch Tattoo Nightmares

Tattoo Nightmares is available for streaming on the Spike TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tattoo Nightmares on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 16, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (682)