The BEST Episodes of Barter Kings
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2021
Barter Kings on A&E is a real life series featuring a skilled pair of entrepreneurs as they trade up from low value items to items worth thousands more. Cash is never exchanged and value is subjective, but these guys know the current market well and they will trade multiple times over to get to the objects of their desire.
#1 - No Cash, No Problem
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 12, 2012
Steve wants a speed boat for his family. He starts with Elvis gold records and hopes he can trade up to it before his family goes to the lake on the weekend. Antonio’s determined to out trade Steve, so he picks a laptop as a starting item and will try to barter up for something even bigger and badder. The battle of the Barter Kings begins!
#2 - Cart Before the Horse
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 12, 2012
Antonio is determined to trade-up for a horse to surprise his daughter for her birthday. Steve’s tired of walking the golf course and decides to trade for an over-the-top custom golf cart.
#3 - Diamond in the Rough
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 19, 2012
Steve’s 18-year anniversary of his first date with his wife is coming up, and he hopes to trade-up to an amazing diamond as a surprise. Antonio decides to barter-up to a pair of jet skis for some family fun on the lake.
#4 - Rock and a Hard Place
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 19, 2012
Antonio wants to trade up for a car for his son, Antonio Jr., but he has to find a giant rock to do it. Steve wants something he can use to relax at work and decides to go for a pool table for the warehouse.
#5 - Bah-Bam!
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 27, 2012
Steve and Antonio compete head-to-head to see who can trade up to the coolest, most awesome item for their trade shop’s four-year anniversary!
#6 - Not-So-Easy Rider
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 27, 2012
Steve’s wife Cindy is going let him get a motorcycle, but he has to trade up to get it. Antonio wants a way to relax at work, so he decides to barter up for a hot tub!
#7 - Dune Buddies
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 11, 2012
Steve and Antonio work together as they attempt to trade up for a sandrail and enter a big race in the High Desert sand dunes.
#8 - Happy Camper
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 11, 2012
Steve and Antonio want to trade all the way up to a motorhome as a surprise for long time customer. Meanwhile, Antonio plans to trades sky-high and cash out big for the shop.
#9 - Four Wheeling and Dealing
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 18, 2012
Steve decides it's time his kids had their own all-terrain vehicles and sets his sights on trading up to a pair of kiddie quads. Antonio wants to trade to a valuable item he ll ultimately sell for profit, and he starts his bartering up with a welder's mask.
#10 - Divide and Conquer
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 18, 2012
Steve and Antonio have some big bills due soon, so they divide and conquer with individual trade strings hoping to maximize their profit by the end of the week.
#11 - Shake Your Money Maker
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 25, 2012
Antonio breaks a large piece of equipment at the shop, and must quickly barter up to a replacement. Meanwhile Steve trades to a unique game machine that helps reveal Antonio s “exotic” past!
#12 - Barter Up!
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 25, 2012
To help drum up business for the shop, Steve and Antonio trade up for advertising and sponsorship at the local baseball team s stadium. In the meantime, Steve will be making a big splash if he can trade up to his largest item yet.
#13 - Talkin' Turkey
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 1, 2012
Steve and Antonio challenge each other to see who can trade from a car part up to an actual car in only one week! And at his first trade, Antonio has a run in with a turkey.
#14 - Home Is Where the Barter Is
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 1, 2012
Antonio and Steve go BIG when they attempt to trade up to a joint family vacation house.
#15 - Snakes on a Trade
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 9, 2013
Steve and Antonio welcome a new member to their team, and when they decide to go after a food truck for Steve s wife, Steve is forced to confront his greatest fear.
#16 - The Traders Went Down to Georgia
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 16, 2013
After discovering there s a big market for small airplanes, Steve and Antonio start trading up to one. But trading up for one of their biggest goals, unexpectedly takes them across the country to Georgia.
#17 - Big Rig or Bust
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 23, 2013
Antonio recruits Steve to help him trade up to a big rig for an old friend who is down on his luck.
#18 - Swingin' Deals and Screamin' Wheels
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 30, 2013
As Steve and Antonio face an entire week of Spring Break with their hyperactive kids out of school, the two dads split up to trade for some incredible toys that ll keep the boys outside and occupied.
#19 - First Comes Love, Then Comes Trading
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 6, 2013
With his 19th wedding anniversary around the corner, Antonio enlists Steve to help him trade up for the classic car his wife always dreamed of. Meanwhile, Steve is also secretly trading up to surprise them both with a hot air balloon ride.
#20 - For Sail. Will Consider Trade
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 13, 2013
Steve and Antonio decide to barter up to one of their biggest cash outs yet -- a deck boat -- but to do so, Steve must cross the desert on a Land sail and face an unruly trader from his past. Meanwhile, Kendall finally leaves the nest to go tackle her own trades for the shop.
#21 - Tazed and Confused
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 6, 2013
The guys want to trade up to an "Monstrous" item for their parking lot sale -- but to close the deal, one of them may have to get shot by a taser.
#22 - Puppy Love
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 13, 2013
Temperatures rise as the guys need to trade up to a new AC unit for the shop -- and one of their potential traders gives a new meaning to "High Desert".
#23 - Clowning Around in Utah
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 20, 2013
Steve and Antonio open a new trade shop in Utah! To drum up business they attempt to trade up to a radio spot (radio ad) on a local station, and the guys realize they gotta sing their own jingle.
#24 - Tradecation
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 27, 2013
Antonio and Steve are planning a joint family vacation on Catalina Island, and they're determined to trade up to a shared vacation house.
#25 - There's Snow Time Like Trading Time
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 3, 2013
As Steve and Antonio settle into their new Utah trade shop, they're inspired to trade up to something they never see in the High Desert: a heavy duty Snowcat! But they have to track down a rare military vehicle to even have a chance at making it to their goal.