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Bar Rescue Season 5 Episodes

31 Episodes 2016 - 2017

Episode 1

The Perks of Being a Wallpaper

Sun, Aug 7, 2016 60 mins

In the Season 5 premiere, Jon tackles a Las Vegas dive bar on the verge of closing due to an owner accused of being too nice.

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Episode 2

Wheels of Misfortune

Sun, Aug 14, 2016 60 mins

Jon tackles a landmark bar operating out of a roller rink.

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Episode 3

12 Beers a Slave

Sun, Aug 21, 2016 60 mins

Jon faces a Vegas bar owner who tried hosting fetish nights to spark new business in a run down bar.

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Episode 4

Antisocial Media

Sun, Sep 18, 2016 60 mins

Jon steps in to aid a bar owner who has become public enemy number one after a series of social media missteps.

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Episode 5

How to Train Your Goldfish

Sun, Sep 25, 2016 60 mins

Jon battles a staff crisis in a sports pub that threatens the establishment's future.

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Episode 6

Win, Lose or Brawl

Sun, Oct 2, 2016 60 mins

Jon deals with physical violence, an out-of-control staff and an owner's freeloading friends to revamp a sports bar.

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Episode 7

Listen Y'all it's Sabatoge

Sun, Oct 9, 2016 60 mins

A case of sabotage surfaces between a bar's current and former owners.

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Episode 8

Gettin' Jigger With It

Sun, Oct 16, 2016 60 mins

Jon visits a historical bar owned by a brother and sister in conflict over profits and responsibilities.

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Episode 9

Chase Lounge

Sun, Oct 23, 2016 60 mins

Jon helps a father and son run their bar more efficiently after the son fails to act as bar manager and the father struggles to run the day-to-day operations.

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Episode 10

Zero Drunk Thirty

Sun, Oct 30, 2016 60 mins

Jon helps a military veteran about to be redeployed whose drinking habits put bar and personal life in jeopardy.

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Episode 11

Ice, Mice, Baby

Sun, Nov 6, 2016 60 mins

Jon battles a spoiled owner who was gifted a tourist bar from his father and has seen mice infest the establishment.

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Episode 12

Punk as a Drunk

Sun, Nov 13, 2016 60 mins

Tragedy overwhelms an owner and puts his bar in jeopardy, but he draws Jon's ire after roughhousing with his employees.

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Episode 13

Back to the Bar: Drunky McDrunkerton Returns

Sun, Nov 20, 2016 60 mins

Jon revisits The Handlebar; Gipsy; Zan Z Bar; and The Brixton.

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Episode 14

Don't Tell Mom the Bar Is Dead

Sun, Feb 19, 2017 60 mins

Jon tackles craft beer bar with an abrasive owner who has taken advantage of his mom's generosity.

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Episode 15

I Know What You Did Last Summit

Sun, Feb 26, 2017 60 mins

Jon faces an absentee owner battling financial woes and mistreating female patrons.

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Episode 16

Struck Out at the Dugout

Sun, Mar 5, 2017 60 mins

Jon faces a lackluster and stubborn landlord forced to become a Chicago sports bar owner after a previous tenant stopped paying rent.

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Episode 17

Back to the Bar: Brick and Barley Above Water

Sun, Mar 12, 2017 60 mins

Jon revisits Brick and Barley as well as a combative owner whose bar failed after the rescue.

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Episode 18

All Twerk and No Pay Makes Taffer Shut It Down

Sat, Jun 15, 2019 61 mins

An owner's bar gets out of step.

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Episode 19

Bar Over Troubled Water

Sun, Mar 26, 2017 60 mins

Jon rebuilds a Baton Rouge bar destroyed in a hurricane.

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Episode 20

Desi, You Got Some 'Splainin' to Do

Sun, Apr 2, 2017 60 mins

A bar with a family legacy gets revamped.

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Episode 21

Back to the Bar: Hallelujah for Jon

Sun, Apr 9, 2017 60 mins

Bar owners return to praise Jon for around their businesses, including an owner once accused of embezzlement by his father; a vape-smoking owner who crafted conflict in her St. Louis bar; and more.

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Episode 22

Casually Tapped Out

Sun, Jul 2, 2017 60 mins

Jon tackles a closed bar owned by a burnt-out firefighter.

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Episode 23

Things That Go Pahrump in the Night

Sun, Jul 16, 2017 60 mins

Jon Taffer tries to save the failing bar of a man who might lose his sight forever.

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Episode 24

Mother Doesn't Know Best

Sun, Jul 23, 2017 60 mins

Jon Taffer must convince a maternal figure to make her decisions like a business owner to save her struggling Las Vegas dive bar from closing its doors.

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Episode 25

Back to the Bar: Flying Fists and Bar Brawls

Sun, Jul 30, 2017 60 mins

Jon Taffer revisits the bars with the biggest fights. Included: the most dangerous brawl in Bar Rescue history.

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Episode 26

Silence of the Ants

Sun, Aug 6, 2017 60 mins

Jon tackles a Long Beach dive bar infested with bar problems and bugs.

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Episode 27

Daddy Dearest

Sun, Aug 13, 2017 60 mins

Jon helps a family run bar that's on the brink of ruin with an aggressive father at its helm.

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Episode 28

Rickety Rockin' Rhonda's

Sun, Aug 20, 2017 60 mins

It's a race against the clock as Jon Taffer tries to rescue a crumbling bar with a crumbling floor.

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Episode 29

Back to the Bar: For Whom the Cajun Belle Tolls

Sun, Aug 20, 2017 60 mins

Taffer revisits The Cajun Belle to see if husband Dave still supports his hard-working wife and if their marriage needs another rescue, checks in on the partnership at Hammer and Ales, and heads back to The Wildcatter.

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Episode 30

The Unlucky Leprechaun

Sun, Sep 10, 2017 60 mins

Jon Taffer has to convince a foul-mouthed owner to change his ways before the bar he owns with his ex-wife shuts down for good.

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Episode 31

Back to the Bar: Disasters of Epic Proportions

Sun, Sep 17, 2017 60 mins

Taffer revisits three bars, including apocalypse-themed bar The End and Chicago landmark The Abbey, whose fortunes have declined as certain difficulties jeopardize their futures. Taffer must develop a plan to help them get back on track.

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