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Hardcore Pawn 

Pawnbroker Les Gold and his two children, Seth and Ashley, operate Detroit's largest pawnshop.

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Richard Dominick
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Series cast summary:
Les Gold ...  Himself / ... 159 episodes, 2009-2015
Seth Gold ...  Himself / ... 159 episodes, 2009-2015
Ashley Broad ...  Herself / ... 159 episodes, 2009-2015
Joel 'Big Joe' Shannon Joel 'Big Joe' Shannon ...  Himself 95 episodes, 2009-2014
Rich Pyle ...  Himself 92 episodes, 2009-2014
Fielding 'Felix' Teichman Fielding 'Felix' Teichman ...  Himself 90 episodes, 2009-2014
Bobby Janiec Bobby Janiec ...  Himself 82 episodes, 2011-2015
Carneal 'Hook' Stiger Carneal 'Hook' Stiger ...  Himself 81 episodes, 2009-2014
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Pawnbroker Les Gold and his two children, Seth and Ashley, operate Detroit's largest pawnshop.

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English

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21 December 2009 (USA) See more »

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Pawn Star See more »

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16:9 HD
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Steve Wilkos has appeared in commercials for American Jewelry & Loan. See more »

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Spin-off Hardcore Pawn: Chicago (2013) See more »

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100% Fake
17 May 2011 | by m-p-driscollSee all my reviews

In recent years Tru TV has been churning out these phony Reality shows at a brisk clip. Probably entirely scripted, their casts aren't real actors and are only marginally real humans. The opening tag "Based on real-life events", is key to understanding this deception. It's a slippery way of saying "We made it all up". If you're willing to spend the $ to become a member of IMDb Pro, you'll discover that they helpfully break down viewership demographically. Guess who likes "Operation Repo", "Hardcore Pawn" and all the others....Young Males....period. I was one of those a long time ago and remember being loud and self-importantly clueless. If you assume everyone likes to watch shows full of people and situations they can identify with you begin to understand. This is about capturing the attention of the advertisers dream audience. Undiscriminating immature dudes. It's deeply cynical of Tru TV execs to pretend these shows are anything but bogus and shows a genuine contempt for their target audience. Ugly, full of improbable events and noisy cranks it's not even good fiction. Radioactively bad.


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