American Restoration Season 3
S03 E01Jan 11, 2012
Pain in the Gas Jan 11, 2012 When a client petitions for a pair of 1920s visible gas pumps, Rick recruits Ron and Tyler to search far and wide on this petrol pursuit. And later, the shop goes all in on a 1930s horse gambling wheel.
S03 E02Jan 11, 2012
Ridin' Route 66 Jan 11, 2012 While cruisin' down historic Route 66, Rick and his brother Ron stumble across a 1950s Wurlizter jukebox in need of some fine-tuning. And later, Tyler is challenged to restore a 1940s chocolate bar vending machine for a local picker.
S03 E03Jan 18, 2012
Double Trouble Jan 18, 2012 Rick and his guys get an eye full when a 100-year-old mutoscope comes into the shop. Can they comfortably crank out a motion picture masterpiece, or will this restoration be a flippin' formula for a major flop? And later, it's double the fun when Rick's brother Ron and son Tyler spot a tarnished tandem bike at a client's house.
S03 E04Jan 18, 2012
Slick Pick Jan 18, 2012 It's time for rusty rehab after Rick and his brother Ron pick up two 1950s service station showpieces. Can they successfully salvage these auto antiques or will one minor mistake turn this retro refurbishment into a first-rate fiasco? And later, a client carries in a turn-of-the-century Edison film projector.
S03 E05Jan 25, 2012
Buck Wild Jan 25, 2012 Rick and Ron take restoration by the horns when they agree to revive a vintage mechanical bull. Can they stay steadily astride this rough ride or will they be bucked off? And later, a client drops in with a 1940s Pepsi "Gullwing" cooler. Can they swiftly swallow this ice-cold challenge or will they need to put this soda service on ice?
S03 E06Jan 25, 2012
The Big Move Jan 25, 2012 When a client hefts in a 1900s penny scale from the Santa Cruz boardwalk, Rick and his crew tighten their belts. Can they successfully slim down this massive mechanism or will their weighty workload tip the scales? And later, a picker strolls in with a 1930s Taylor Tot walker. Can Ron and Brettly properly push this baby buggy bargain along or will this toddler transaction need a time out?
S03 E07Feb 1, 2012
Bumper Balls Feb 1, 2012 After Rick agrees to restore a vintage Italian bumper car from a local antique shop, the shop braces for immediate impact. Can they effectively electrify this dented delight or will this entertaining endeavor give them whiplash? And later, the shop pedals away on a 1970s kiddie tractor. Can they sow the seeds of success with this rusty ride, or will this plowing plaything buy the farm?
S03 E08Feb 1, 2012
Cold Cuts Feb 1, 2012 Rick and his crew sharpen their service skills when a client ships in a 1900s Berkel meat slicer. Can they carefully carve out a mechanical masterpiece, or will they lose a few fingers on this slice and dice device? And later, a 1950s stamp vending machine arrives at the shop. Can they refurbish this snail mail mechanism or will this correspondence contraption be postmarked return to sender?
S03 E09Feb 8, 2012
The Big Bang Feb 8, 2012 Rick and the guys aim to please when an 1800s cannon rolls into the shop. Can they hit their transformation target or will this banged up blaster backfire? And later, a client brings in a 1960s slot machine from the old Silver Slipper Hotel & Casino. Can the shop hit the jackpot on this 10-cent contraption, or will they lose big on this gaming gamble?
S03 E10Feb 8, 2012
Top Dog Feb 8, 2012 Rick prepares for battle when a 1940s dog tag maker comes into the shop. Can he successful stamp out this embossing endeavor or will this military mechanism have a major malfunction? And later, the shop reins in the restoration of a 1950s toy horse. Can they gallop through this tin toy transformation or will they need to put this pony plaything out to pasture?
S03 E11Feb 15, 2012
Pump and Gun Feb 15, 2012 Rick and his crew take a shot in the dark when a 1943 trap machine lands in the shop. Can they get off to a flying start on this target practice project or will they end up missing the mark? And later, Ron and Tyler find a rare rusty pump while on the road. Can they crank out a successful sale or will this fuel find fail?
S03 E12Feb 15, 2012
Tall Order Feb 15, 2012 Rick faces a larger than life restoration when a client lugs in a 1930s Pep Boys marquee to the shop. Can he tackle this towering task or will these famous figures turn into a colossal catastrophe? And later, the crew takes on Mother Nature with the overhaul of a 1948 Coca Cola machine destroyed by Hurricane Irene. Can they weather this soda storm or will this windy work blow them away?
S03 E13Feb 22, 2012
Tyler's Promotion Feb 22, 2012 Rick and his crew face a sticky situation when a cement gun from 1915 rolls into the shop. Can they safely seal up this concrete hurtling contraption or will the guys crack under the pressure? And later, the shop faces the music when a client brings in a 1920s Alba gramophone. Can the guys fine-tune this retro record player or will this rotating restoration spin out of control?
S03 E14Apr 11, 2012
Blast Off! Apr 11, 2012 Rick takes on the biggest challenge of his career when a 1960s rocket-slide comes into the shop piece by giant piece. And later, every minute counts when the shop outfits a 1930s pump with a coin counter that doesn't fit--no matter how you slice it.
S03 E15Apr 18, 2012
King of Signs Apr 18, 2012 Rick puts his work on display when a weather worn 1950's casino billboard comes into the shop. Can he preserve this aging desert advertisement, or will this shabby sign be better left to rot roadside? And later, the crew makes cents of a 1940's candy vending machine. Can they sweeten up this nickel-and-dime device or will this sugary service leave a bad taste in their mouths?
S03 E16Apr 18, 2012
Hot and Salty Apr 18, 2012 The heat is on for Rick and his crew when they restore a salty 1960s popcorn machine. Can they freshen up this corny contraption or will this snack server get too hot to handle? And later, a client brings in an antique Michelin Man air compressor. Can the guys fill up this pressure pump or will they accidentally blow a hole in this aged apparatus?
S03 E17Apr 25, 2012
Treats and Feet Apr 25, 2012 Rick battles a brain freeze when a 1940s Good Humor bicycle pedals into the shop. Can he deliver a sweet solution to this sticky situation or will this cold cart be forever frozen in time? And later, a client brings in a 1920s Atwater Kent art-deco radio. Can the shop fine-tune this airwave apparatus, or will it be nothing but dead air for this rundown receiver?
S03 E18Apr 25, 2012
Restoration Rivalry Apr 25, 2012 Rick and his son Tyler kick off a restoration race after a pair of vintage scooters wheel into the shop. Can Tyler show up his dear ol' dad or will Rick prove father always knows best? And later, the shop makes cents of a 1940s candy vending machine. Can they sweeten up this nickel-and-dime device or will this sugary service leave a bad taste in their mouths?
S03 E19May 2, 2012
Cannonball Safe May 2, 2012 Rick and his guys get keyed up to restore a colossal 1920s cannonball safe. Can they lock up this protected project or will this massive mission be too heavy to handle? And later, the shop freshens up some vintage farm tools. Can the guys carefully crack these compact contraptions or will one rotten egg spoil this scramble?
S03 E20May 9, 2012
Motor Mayhem May 9, 2012 Rick roasts up a pipin' hot coffee grinder overhaul after a client spies a recently picked 1800's coffee grinder sitting in the shop's boneyard. And later, the shop revs up a collectible 1930's fishing boat motor.
S03 E21May 16, 2012
Sticky Fingers May 16, 2012 The clock is running for Rick and his crew when they hail in a 1950s taximeter. Can they successfully speed to a detailed destination or will they get stuck in troublesome transformation traffic?
S03 E22Jun 6, 2012
Dirt Bike Duel Jun 6, 2012 Rick puts the pedal to the metal when NASCAR driver Greg Biffle asks him to restore his 1970s Montesa motorcycle. Can Rick steer this speed demon dirt bike to the finish line or will this muddy motorbike wipe out before the checkered flag?
S03 E23Jun 6, 2012
Train Trouble Jun 6, 2012 It's time for some soon-to-be stepbrothers bonding when Tyler and Brettly volunteer to tow in a 1947 railroad speeder. Can the shop hop aboard this rapid restoration express or will a low estimate from Tyler cause the job to jump the tracks?
S03 E24Jun 13, 2012
Feel the Heat Jun 13, 2012 Rick has a rolling riddle on his hands after an antique three-wheeled cart with no identification comes into the shop. Can he piece together this perplexing puzzle or will this moving mystery remain unsolved?
S03 E25Jun 13, 2012
Down and Dirty Jun 13, 2012 Rick and his crew face a tough trek when a 1972 Honda ATC motors into the shop. Can they navigate this rough ride's rocky route to restoration or will this three-wheeled vehicle veer off course?
S03 E26Jun 20, 2012
Saddle Up! Jun 20, 2012 Rick auditions a new employee when a 1950s Cushman scooter with sidecar swerves into the shop. Will this specialized staffer ace this tricky trial or will another one bite the dust?
S03 E27Jun 20, 2012
Big Boom Jun 20, 2012 After a 1900s signal cannon bursts into the shop, Rick prepares for the big boom. Can he gather his troops to launch this field firearm or will this restoration offensive backfire? Then, the shop attempts to hold their first auction.
S03 E28Sep 12, 2012
Strong Arm Sep 12, 2012 Rick braces himself for a tussle when a client brings in a 1950's arm wrestling game. Can he pin the golden gripper or will he be the one down for the count?
S03 E29Sep 19, 2012
Phony Baloney Sep 19, 2012 Rick and the crew work to restore a miniature Model T when a customer picks it out of the boneyard. A fire fighter brings in a vintage 1930 s forest field service phone for transformation.
S03 E30Sep 26, 2012
Right Here, Rum Now Sep 26, 2012 Sammy Hagar hires Rick to restore a vintage refrigerator into a rum dispenser. Will Rick's re-invention turn out to be a huge hit or will this fridge flop?
S03 E31Oct 3, 2012
Soda Jerks Oct 3, 2012 A client has high expectations of Rick and the crew when he agrees to a $10,000 restoration of his 1950 s soda fountain. A repeat customer challenges the guys to revive his vintage phone booth.
S03 E32Oct 10, 2012
Prank War Oct 10, 2012 Rick suits up to restore a basketball arcade game from the 1950 s but problems with its electronics force him to enter into a unique business agreement.
S03 E33Oct 17, 2012
Pimp Chum's Ride Oct 17, 2012 Pawn Star Chumley rolls into the shop with a 1950 s Murray pedal car and a specific vision for how he wants it restored. Will Rick agree with his request for a tricked out ride or persuade him to go for a more classic restoration?
S03 E34Oct 24, 2012
Hammered Oct 24, 2012 The shop's super strength is tested when a 1940's Hi-Striker carnival game is dropped off for restoration. Can Rick and his guys ring the bell or will the crew strike out?
S03 E35Oct 31, 2012
Busted Beemer Oct 31, 2012 A customer brings by a disassembled '59 BMW motorcycle with a side car for Rick to restore. Will he be able to return the bike to its glory days or will missing parts force him to abandon the project?
S03 E36Nov 28, 2012
Nut Job Nov 28, 2012 A client s expectations are sky high when he agrees to a $10,000 restoration of his early 1900 s peanut roaster. Later, Ron and Tyler go digging for gold in a California picker s backyard that is loaded with antique gas pumps and signs.
S03 E37Nov 28, 2012
Planes and Flames Nov 28, 2012 Rick is contacted by Nellis Air Force Base to restore their replica of an F-105 fighter jet. Will the crew be able to execute their plan of attack to restore the fighter, or will they miss the mark and abort the mission?
S03 E38Dec 5, 2012
Call the Count Dec 5, 2012 When a 1960 s Pak Trak hunting scooter lands at the shop, Rick calls Danny "The Count" to check out the unique dirt mobile.
S03 E39Dec 5, 2012
Harrison's Vendolator Dec 5, 2012 Pawn Star Rick Harrison stops by the shop to get his vintage Pepsi dispenser restored and Rick is left stunned when he discovers it s one-of-a-kind. Will the crew ace this unique restoration or will they miss the mark with the classic machine?
S03 E40Dec 12, 2012
Bombshell Dec 12, 2012 A unique electric wheelchair made from parts of a 1940's B-17 bomber lands at the shop. Will the crew hit the target with this one of a kind job or will they bomb the restoration?
S03 E41Dec 12, 2012
Break In Dec 12, 2012 When a 1930 s Custer Car ride from an amusement park arrives, the crew puts it on the fast track. Later, a heavily damaged, 8000 pound safe is dropped at the shop. Since it hasn t been opened in years, its contents are a mystery.
S03 E42Dec 19, 2012
One Horse Open Sleigh Dec 19, 2012 An antique horse drawn sleigh arrives at the shop needing a complete transformation for the holidays. Rick gets a "knock out" of a gift at Rick Harrison's Christmas party and it gets him in the spirit.
S03 E43Dec 19, 2012
Clueless Dec 19, 2012 A vintage scooter is shipped to the shop for a complete restoration. Rick is stumped on the make and model, so he calls on Danny "the Count" to take a look at it. Will Danny be able to shed some light on the mystery or will the job turn cold?
S03 E44Jan 1, 2013
Employee of the Month Jan 1, 2013 The team is challenged when a late 1800's Penny Farthing bicycle is delivered to the shop needing a major restoration.
S03 E45Jan 1, 2013
Stolen Memories Jan 1, 2013 A customer has huge expectations of Rick s work when she agrees to pay $9500 to restore a 1959 coin operated Western Express amusement ride.
S03 E46Jan 9, 2013
Escorter Service Jan 9, 2013 A rare "Escorter" from the 1964 World s Fair scoots into the shop for a restoration. Will Rick and the crew give this vintage vehicle a restoration that out of this world or will it be a world-class flop?
S03 E47Jan 9, 2013
Bear Down Jan 9, 2013 A rare "Shoot The Bear" arcade game arrives at the shop needing so much work that Rick is forced to call in an electronics expert to assist with the restoration.