Also: a man rifles through couch cushions looking for a ring that he allegedly lost. A man who was cussing a blue streak tries to sell a video game system. A man tries to sell Seth a plasma television that does not work; he later returns to pay for his pawn, only to forget there is interest, accrued the second he receives the pawn; when he received the system, he complained that it was not his. But Les would end up getting an expensive lesson in trust when the customer pays him for the watch — with over 40,000 watchbands. A man tried scamming Seth out of a mink coat, but Seth and Bobby J. Nevertheless, Seth entertains sales offers from other dealers, without the input or knowledge of Les, leading to Ashley to predict that the situation would end in a bloodbath.
A man wanted to borrow his computer that he has in hock so he can download his files, but unless he has the money to redeem his pawn, Seth would not let him get it back. Also: a couple sells a pedal car. Also: A woman tries to sell busted speakers, but ends up giving smack talk to the clerk. However, Les was very grateful for Seth as his son for saving his life, even though there was no gun. Another man tries to sell a skeletal foot of his great grandfather, which was amputated during World War I. If Les loses, he will have to do Seth's job for a week.
A woman sells an artistic statue of an old woman in a bathing suit, but when Les buys it, Seth blames Ashley for contributing to the purchase. A customer sells a , but Les is skeptical that it would be sold. However, Seth knew there were fakes on the market, leading him to take a close look at the parts, but what he found was neither real nor fake, but instead a guitar composed of various parts from the 1950s, forcing the sellers to make a deal that would not break the bank. Then later, a couple came in with what they thought was gold dust; as with the gems, Ashley was skeptical that it was real, but Les wanted to give it the acid test to make sure. Also: a man stuck in Detroit tries to sell his daughter's ring to pay for trailer repairs, but became very displeased when he learns that it is nowhere as valuable.
Later, a customer who was robbed in the pawnshop demands to see the security tapes, but the Golds refuse and a confrontation ensues. A couple of guys try to sell a bowling ball cannon and a golf ball cannon, but when Seth refused them as they were firearms, they offer something else — a sealed pack of Army-Navy playing cards from 1903. This led to Seth and Ashley to work to retrieve the correct ring before the impatient customer returns. A disabled person tries to pawn an but ends up pawning his. A woman, who lifts weights for exercise, tries to sell her jacket; while negotiating, she lifted a couple of employees as they deliberated. Les and Seth later have a bright idea: hire Darren as an employee. Seth explained the real reason: he was branching out into consulting as a sideline — the very thing that another person that Seth hired tried to do for American Jewelry earlier.
Ashley tries to do business with a couple who are deaf, but Seth, who knows sign language, comes to assist. Also: fake designer ; pregnant. The man later said that someone else will pay him the money as he leaves out of town; Seth still had bad feelings about it, but Les still has trust in the customer. A customer get irate when the pneumatic hammer he is trying to sell does not work. But while Ashley welcomed Karen as a needed friend, Seth feels that it's no one's business other than between him and Ashley. A man tries to take his wife's items out of hock, but when Les said he could not without the pawn slip, he threatens Les through the redeem window, not thinking that there is a way out of the office. Also: a man tries to get a refund on a silver chain that he bought that was defective, which he discovered after leaving the store.
A magician tries to sell magic tricks that do not work. However, while the expert determined that the watch was real, a serial number check came up as counterfeit, leading to Les to question the abilities of the expert. But when he caught Bobby J. Hardcore Pawn is currently in its 6th season and has aired 77 episodes. A man sells a sex toy, due to the fact that his girlfriend found out that he ordered it and told him to get rid of it. A woman tries to sells her piggy banks, which were in the figures of a male and female pig, as having them were against her Muslim faith. A woman tries to pawn a ring, but get abusive when Les refuses to pay the amount she wants.
However, Les refuses to part with the items, as he intended on either fix them or sell off the parts. Ashley and Seth compete over the sale of a. His action had cost at least one potential sale — a man who wanted to sell his walked out when he was unable to deal with Ashley and was not able to speak with Les. Seth and Ashley fight over Seth's accidental sale of t-shirts without payment. A couple tried to sell a computer printer without ink and an electronic organ, but when his wife berated him when they could not get a right price, another customer intervened, in which the wife started berating her.
His father was the owner of Sam's Gold located on Michigan Avenue before he teamed with his son and opened American Jewelry and Loan, the pawn shop that is the focus of the show. The watch was sent to Tiffany to verify it, but they refused to take a look at it unless they own the watch. The New York Times Company. Ashley does not want him back anymore, and Bobby J especially has a hatred toward Michael, but Seth says otherwise, in the event that Michael actually had something of value. An impatient woman was told to leave by Ashley when she refused to keep it quiet. And pro wrestler comes in to sell his robe for charity.