Season 9, Episode 9 Memphis, Tenn.
First Aired: February 28, 2005
Conclusion. Appraised in Memphis: a Grandma Moses painting, a suitably sequined Elvis Presley outfit, late-18th-century Chinese jade and porcelain, Mardi Gras parade prints that appeared in a New Orleans newspaper in 1917, an 1810 gilded Darby porcelain vase, a late-19th-century disc music automaton and a Steiff Teddy bear (named “Ted”). Also: host Lara Spencer visits the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis to see how metal objects are restored.
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: An antiques-appraisal series that turned out to be a ratings gem in PBS's attic. The simple format has `Roadshow' traveling around the U.S., evaluating family heirlooms and found items. It's based on the long-running (since 1978) BBC show of the same name… (more)