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Anyone else catch Pawn Stars on the History channel?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by scooterboy, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. HoosierFan

    HoosierFan Board game geek

    May 8, 2001
    We've caught a handful of these. Do they ever show them selling the stuff the buy? I think that would be very interesting. He always talks about being able to make a profit on things, I would love to see if he does.
  2. Kablemodem

    Kablemodem Get the ketchup.

    May 26, 2001
    I've never seen them sell an item they bought, but there was a show recently that revealed the profit made on some of the items they've bought.
  3. Neenahboy

    Neenahboy Statistical outlier

    Apr 7, 2004
    If anyone watched the Christmas special on the 21st, was it all new material or a clip show?

    Also, is it just me, or have there been a LOT of new episodes lately (at least according to my guide data)? There was the Christmas ep on the 21st followed by two more new eps, then two MORE new ones on the 27th.
  4. innocentfreak

    innocentfreak New Member

    Aug 25, 2001
    One of the later episodes around Christmas would show an item they bought during the season and how much they sold it for.
  5. wendiness1

    wendiness1 WiiMomma

    Jul 29, 2005
    I like this show but I'm a bit disappointed at what appears to be "staged" events. Luke Chumley breaking the cabinet with the ball and chain. The camera just happened to be on him at that moment?
  6. latrobe7

    latrobe7 Just one more thing

    May 1, 2005
    I think a lot of the stuff in the show is staged - like at the end of the episode when the potty-chair fell out of the truck. Pretty much anything that doesn't involve a customer I assume is a set up.
  7. JMikeD

    JMikeD New Member

    Jun 10, 2002
    They may be keeping those camera on more than we think. It doesn't have any film costs, anything they don't like, they just erase.
  8. xuxa

    xuxa Active Member

    Oct 8, 2001
    It was definitely staged, that was window glass that broke, tempered glass is used on the tops of showcases. I would say 80-90% of the show is staged.
  9. CraigK

    CraigK (unspecified)

    Jun 9, 2006
    I just had to remove a bunch of episodes on 1/11 that were scheduled. I have my Season Pass set up for First Run Only but these had generic descriptions so they ended up on my To Do List.

    I'll have to check their web page and see if I can find out when the next new episodes will broadcast.
  10. modnar

    modnar New Member

    Oct 15, 2000
    I like the show, but I easily tire of the staged things and what seems like memorized lines.
  11. scooterboy

    scooterboy Coney Island Small

    Mar 27, 2001
    I don't think Chumly is actually Hoss's childhood friend. I bet he's just an actor hired for the show.

    Scratch that. Not just an actor, but a Master Thespian!
  12. YCantAngieRead

    YCantAngieRead Not Entirely Current

    Nov 5, 2003
    Man, he's terrible, isn't he? Almost to the unbelievable point.
  13. Supfreak26

    Supfreak26 Live Like Noone Else

    Dec 12, 2003
    That's what I think, too. He can't be THAT stupid. I don't know if he's an actor but he's definitely playing up the stupid factor for entertainment value. I'm ok with that. I think he's hilarious.
  14. Kablemodem

    Kablemodem Get the ketchup.

    May 26, 2001
    I loved when he made the wine and added wine for color.
  15. pmyers

    pmyers New Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    I'd love to see some behind the scene stuff on how they sell this stuff. They can't just be waiting for a 1 in a million collector to come in and buy. I think it would be neat to see them tracking down buyers.
  16. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Active Member

    Oct 11, 2004
    like this show. it's like an interesting "antiques road show"
  17. mpar1

    mpar1 New Member

    Feb 13, 2005
    They sell on ebay.
  18. Mikeyis4dcats

    Mikeyis4dcats New Member

    Oct 2, 2003
    I read on another forum that Chumlee is actually fairly intelligent, and it's all an act.
  19. nmiller855

    nmiller855 New Member

    Sep 26, 2000
    I absolutely love the old man. He reminds me so much of my dad. The prank they pulled on him about the Continental as great. I loved when Chum Lee gave the old man a coin off of his desk wrapped as a Christmas present.
  20. jkbird59

    jkbird59 New Member

    Feb 18, 2005
    whats their user name on ebay?

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