American Restoration

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Upcoming episodes

Aug 9th
900a

Ice Cold

Up against a tough deadline, Rick's team attempts to restore an antique Hershey's dispenser from the 1940's. Can they turn this chocolate treat box around in time, or will all their hard work melt away? And later, Rick's team tries to fix up a 1950's Kelvinator Fridge. Will they repair this fridge to its maximum beer chilling potential, or will this restoration get unplugged and spoil?
Aug 9th
930a

Lights Out

After a severe Las Vegas windstorm knocks down and destroys a local magicians street lamp he calls on some of Rick's restoration magic to fix it. Will Rick and his team pull the rabbit out of a hat and piece the shattered lamp back together, or will this opportunity simply disappear? And later, Rick's son Tyler gets a tough lesson in business after giving a price estimate on a 1930's Eco-Tire Meter. Can he restore it without going over budget, or is he full of hot air?
Aug 9th
1000a

Space Kowboy

Rick and his team are given a crucial mission, completely restore a NASA helmet from the 1960s Gemini missions. Will this project launch them out of this world, or will a fire cause them to call Houston with a problem? Then, after an old picker drops off a rusty gas cart for a fix-up, they try to give it a fill-up. Do they have enough fuel to finish the job or will an empty tank leave them stranded?
Aug 9th
1030a

Cooler Kings

Rick buys a 1950's Coke cooler with plans to convert it into the holy grail of Coke collectibles: the Hot Dog Cooler Grill. Capable of simultaneously cooling sodas and cooking weenies this machine is the Cadillac of Coke coolers. Can the team handle this duel climate barbecue machine, or will the hot dogs end up on ice? And later, when the Pawn Stars come by with a broken down barber's pole things get hairy when electricity proves that Rick dated this antique back to the wrong century. Can Rick's team give this project the trim it needs, or will this clip-job be too close for comfort.
Aug 10th
100p

Safe Keeping

When an antique candy machine from the 1950s arrives at the shop, Rick's team has their hands full - and not just with sweets. Can the crew turn this rusty pile of parts into the luxury theater machine it once was, or will this candy dispensing contraption remain rotten passed the credits? And Later, without the combination, the guys have to find a way to open a giant antique safe before they can begin restoring it. Can they unlock the door to the restoration of their dreams, or will this project's potential remain locked behind eight inches of solid steel for all of eternity?
Aug 10th
130p

Buttered Up

A local picker pays Rick Dale a visit with a truckload of rust laden loot. After spotting an old toy train, Rick hops on-board to buy it. Can Rick and his team get this locomotive up to full steam or will an unseen obstacle force it off its tracks? And later, the guys are asked to restore an antique popcorn machine from 1948 back to its original hot popping glory. Can they serve it up with butter, or will this project just get soggy?
Aug 10th
200p

Jackpot

Rick and his team have a chance to restore a prohibition era slot machine, will they take a backroom gamble and hit the restoration jackpot or will this one-armed bandit walk off with all their winnings? And later, when a 1940's Pepsi cooler comes in for an icey overhaul, will an archaic bottle of pop distract the team, or will this frosty cooler quench the teams thirst for soda salvation?
Aug 10th
230p

Pumped Up

Rick and his brother Ron take a road trip to a dusty desert salvage-yard to rummage for some beat-up antiques to flip for cash. Will they find a hidden oasis brimming with profit potential or will they get lost wandering the wasteland? And later, Rick takes a restoration risk and auctions off a 1920s visible gas pump. Can he "filler-up" with bids for a big pay out, or will the bidders run out gas before he breaks even?
Aug 10th
1000p

Knockout

It's game on for Rick and his team when they restore an early 1900s strength-testing punching bag game. Can Rick knock-out this challenge with the old one-two punch, or will this rock 'em, sock 'em heavyweight project prove too big to go down? And later, the crew is under a tight deadline to fix up an antique railroad strongbox. Can they turn the key and keep the restoration on track, or will this old gold-guarding box remain rusted shut forever?
Aug 10th
1030p

Apples and X-Rays

Rick and his team have a chance to restore an extremely rare department store x-ray machine from the 1940s used to fit shoes. Can Rick put his best foot forward to safely service this radiation discharging device from head to toe or will this item prove to be too hazardous to everyone's health? And later, a first grade teacher brings in a mechanical apple corer and peeler from the 1880s. Will the crew take a bite out of this project and make the grade or will one rotten apple spoil the bunch?