Season 4

Bar Resue Special

Jon Taffer embarks on a cross-country tour of the worst drinking establishments in America. Bad drinks, wild staffs and wasted owners conspire against him and his experts as they give failing businesses one last shot at success.

Source: Spike

61 :04x01 - Bug Bite

A nightclub has to deal with teenagers and a bug problem.

62 :04x02 - Thugs with Mugs

Customers at a New York sports bar attack Taffer's crew when they discover the booze is cheap and been sold on at a higher price.

63 :04x03 - Schmuck Dynasty

A family try to regain control of their Staten Island bar, overrun by customers cooking and drinking their own food and drink.

64 :04x04 - El Moronte!!

Taffer has to deflate the egotistical owner of a bar, who is berating his staff and sons.

65 :04x05 - Anything You Can Yell, I Can Yell Louder

Three loud-mouthed firefighting brothers struggle to keep their Queens bar afloat. Can Taffer calm the sparks before this family implodes?


66 :04x06 - To Protect and to (Over) Serve

A former Philly detective-turned-bar owner hits the bottle hard after years of dark days on the force when Jon Taffer shows up to straighten him out.


67 :04x07 - A Dash of Bitters

It’s a bitter brawl when Taffer shows up at this rescue enlisting the help of the owner’s ex-wife and former manager to turn the bar around.


68 :04x08 - Swinging from the Rafters

An outrageous lakeside bar owner spends more time swinging from the rafters than managing his bar.


69 :04x09 - Spoiled Brat Party

A third generation Milwaukee bar owner puts his father’s legacy on the line.


70 :04x10 - Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling

The American dream becomes a hard reality for this Irish bar owner.


71 :04x11 - Second Base, Third Strike

In a first-ever re-rescue, Jon Taffer returns to Second Base Bar & Grill to find a disengaged owner who has let the bar deteriorate. Will Jon save this bar once again?


72 :04x12 - Crayons & Anger Lines

A hippy-dippy live music bar owner is more concerned with the spirit of wonderment than appealing to her trendy Chicago community, causing Taffer to enforce some tough love.


73 :04x13 - Beach Rats

This failing beachfront bar is shut down after rodents invade the kitchen, but Taffer is brought to tears upon discovering what the owners have endured.


74 :04x14 - All Twerk & No Pay

Too busy dancing on the bar top to pour drinks, these out-of-control bartenders are in for a shock when Jon Taffer puts and end to the party.


75 :04x15 - Bromancing the Stone

Jon Taffer has his hands full with the owner of an outdated college sports bar who is more interested in managing his fantasy football team than running a business.


76 :04x16 - Storming the Castle

Jon Taffer arrives at this castle-shaped bar to a surly owner with anger management issues whose attitude has pushed his staff to their breaking points.


77 :04x17 - Lagers and Liars

Celebrity guest Maria Menounos joins Jon Taffer at this Los Angeles beer bar where a million dollar debt and decision to keep or sell the business has triggered a family divide.


78 :04x18 - Loose Lips Loose Tips

Four bickering Irish sisters talk themselves in circles as their San Francisco bar takes a nosedive. Can Jon Taffer turn their luck around before they miss the boat on their American dream?


79 :04x19 - Back to the Bar: Hot-Headed Owners

Jon Taffer returns to bars with the most hot-headed owners, including Solids & Stripes and Corporate Bar & Grill aka Piratz Tavern, to judge whether they continues to succeed or fail without him.


80 :04x20 - Mandala Down

A self-proclaimed "nightlife expert" afflicted by mounting debt and a ballooning ego butts heads with Jon Taffer as he battles to show him the error of his ways.


81 :04x21 - Sticky Situation

A son's over drinking at a family-owned bar causes some really bad management decisions.

82 :04x22 - Take Me Out of the Bar Game

A former professional baseball player's drunk staff is giving away his profits.

83 :04x23 - Emergency Exit

Jon Taffer attempts to deal with a turbulent partnership between an ex-pilot and his former girlfriend.

84 :04x24 - It's Always Sunny in Portland

Tempers ignite in this Portland bar, when Jon Taffer and his experts face off with a stubborn chef, while an owner is ready to cut the cord as his over-bearing step-daughter and business partner berates her staff.

Source: Spike TV

85 :04x25 - Brokedown Palace

Taffer is assisted by Alexander Siddig and Iddo Goldberg, the stars of Spike's event series TUT, to help him rescue a Moroccan bar with an identity crisis.

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86 :04x26 - Ant's with Wings, Bro!

A failing Portland music venue with an ant infestation brings in Jon Taffer to motivate an inattentive owner, and amp up their business before the stage goes dark for good.

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87 :04x27 - Back to the Bar: Stubborn Owners

Bars with the most stubborn owners are revisited by Jon Taffer as he judges whether they continued to succeed or fail without him, including walk-out bar O'Face and Spirits on Bourbon.

Source: Spike TV

88 :04x28 - Put a Cork in it

A wine-bar owner becomes distracted by being the life of the party and receives some much-needed help from Jon.

89 :04x29 - Too Many Managers, Not Enough Man

A suburban-Chicago sports bar's management-heavy staff and Taffer battle it out.

90 :04x30 - Jon Ain't Afraid of No Ghost

Jon Taffer is forced to stir up a different type of spirit than he's used to in order to save haunted bar with a cursed past.

Source: Spike TV

91 :04x31 - Back to the Bar: Delusional Owners

Bars with the most delusional owners are revisited by Jon Taffer to judge whether they continued to succeed or fail without him, including former hookah bar Taza and Metal and Lace.

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92 :04x32 - Till Debt Do Us Part

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94 :04x34 - Blowing Royal Smoke

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96 :04x36 - Ripper's Rookie House

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97 :04x37 - Big Sister's Watching

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98 :04x38 - Vulgar Vixens

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99 :04x39 - Unnecessary Toughness

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100 :04x40 - Boss Lady Blues

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101 :04x41 - Bare Rescue

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103 :04x43 - Hard Heads And Softballs

For Bar Rescue’s 100th episode, Taffer is called to settle the score between two feuding bar owners, one with his foot out the door and the other with his marriage on the line, in a bar that is literally split in half.

Source: Spike TV

104 :04x44 - Dragon Lady

An apathetic owner would rather vape in the corner than engage with customers at her own bar. Can Taffer turn the situation around before the entire business goes up in smoke?

Source: Spike TV

105 :04x45 - Paradise Lost

Three owners are locked in a hostile feud after Taffer exposes that one of them is siphoning the profits.

Source: Spike TV

108 :04x48 - Getting Freaky at the Tiki

Jon Taffer finds a used condom at a rundown Florida tiki bar redefines that the owner has neglected the place.

110 :04x50 - How to Train the Dragon

Following the tragic loss of his mother, the owner of a British pub has coped badly by drinking away profits and gambling his way to ruin.

111 :04x51 - Demolition Man

The city threatens to close down a bar when the owner unsafely renovates without a permit.

112 :04x52 - Back To The Bar: The Luck Of The Irish

Taffer talks about his most successful rescue ever.

113 :04x53 - We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

A grieving son finds it hard to keep his fisherman-themed bar and father's legacy going.
Classification: Reality
Genre: Design/Decorating | Educational | Family | How To/Do It Yourself | Lifestyle
Status: Returning Series
Network: SPIKE ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 17, 2011
Episode Order: 30
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