The BEST Episodes of Counting Cars
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020
When Rick Harrison and the rest of the "Pawn Stars" gang need to restore a vehicle they're buying, they turn to Danny "The Count" Koker, who runs Las Vegas auto shop Count's Kustoms. The Count now gets his own half-hour show (one hour beginning season 8) that showcases his ability to restore and customize classic rides. When he sees a vehicle he wants, whether it's at an auto auction or at a roadside diner, Koker does all he can to acquire it. When successful, he and his team then work to restore and modify the cars and motorcycles in order to quickly flip them for a profit. From classic cars like Thunderbirds and Corvettes to sidecar motorcycles and everything in between, if it has wheels the Count's Kustoms team can make it look spectacular.
#1 - Danny's Detroit Special
Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 9, 2019
Danny Koker restores a 1969 Shelby GT500 numbers-matching car from a rust bucket into an instant classic. The team visits the Detroit Autorama to check out the Ridler Award competition where million-dollar cars are the norm. Danny also sells off two meaningful cars from his own personal collection.
#2 - Bye Bye Baby
Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2018
When a high-rolling car collector sets his sights on Danny's prized Boat-Tail Riviera, Danny and the collector enter a big bucks negotiation to see if he's worthy of taking this beauty home. Then two sons commission Count's Kustoms to build a 1953 Chevy Pickup to honor their parents and the family business. Meanwhile Ryan brings in a new artist to create a unique motorcycle tribute for a soldier lost in Vietnam.
#3 - Get Your Motor Running
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
Danny and Shannon are in motorcycle heaven when they are asked to restore a rare 1957 Harley Davidson Pan head prototype.
#4 - Counts of Hazzard
Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 23, 2018
Guitarist DJ Ashba stops by the shop to have Danny work on his 100 year old Model-T rat rod. Then, the Count's Kustoms crew are commissioned to build a car that would make Bo and Luke proud, a 21st century version of the iconic General Lee Dodge Charger from the "Dukes of Hazzard" TV show. And when the proud owners of a 1996 Ford Bronco want to pay tribute to their military family with a portrait on the hood, they enlist Danny to get the job done.
#5 - CHiPs Bike
Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 3, 2017
Kevin’s brother Steve wants a 1980 Kawasaki KZ100 motorcycle tricked out just like the ones on the classic TV series, CHiPs. He and Danny try to keep the project a secret, but Kevin finds out and plans a surprise of his own, and no one can believe who rides the bike out in the end! Ryan and Mike pull over a 1961 Ford Falcon that’s built for the dragstrip, and Danny sets his sights on a classic Grand Prix that he thinks will make a perfect flip for the shop.
#6 - The Amazing Z
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 3, 2017
It seems every time Danny finds a project for the shop, he winds up keeping it. Now Ryan and Kevin are determined to find a car Danny will actually fix up, and flip. And they do, a 1972 Datsun 240z. Danny agrees to fix it and sell it, but when he has a last minute change of heart, Ryan has to figure out how to make the Count’s vision a reality without derailing the whole project. Meanwhile, Davey Deals shows off his new muscle car, a 1969 Falcon, and Ryan and Kevin spot and pull over a restored 1953 Ford.
#7 - Dad's T-Bird
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 7, 2018
Danny finally gets around to tackling one of his most important projects, restoring his father's 1956 Ford Thunderbird. Next Danny spots a gorgeous El Camino with a sky-high price tag. But Mike and Shannon pull the trigger on an overpriced old jeep, making Danny very unhappy.
#8 - Oh My Nova
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
Danny and the guys help a customer surprise his brother on his 50th birthday with an amazing gift, a muscled up fully restored '68 Chevy Nova.
#9 - Cadillac Crazy
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 14, 2018
Steve's family has owned the same 1966 Caddy Convertible since he was five. He and his wife even took it to their prom! Now he commissions Danny and the team to restore it back to its glory days. But a tight budget turns this project into a real challenge. Meanwhile Ryan and Mike are hunting for a flip and spot a rare 1964 Buick Skylark.
#10 - 4 Star Corvette
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 31, 2018
A retired four-star general has an important mission for Danny and Counts Kustoms, to build his dream car, a 1967 Chevy Corvette.
#11 - Red, Hot, and Dangerous
Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 30, 2018
Danny has big plans for a little street rocket known as a Manta, and the crew commissions an 80s era Corvette that the owner wants to bring into the new millennium. Shannon meets a lady motorcycle racer who wants her Harley XR1200 customized to her exact specifications.
#12 - Burt Reynolds' Rides
Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 16, 2018
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andr Fleury comes to Count's Kustoms looking for an All-American muscle car fit for a three-time Stanley Cup champion. Plus, Danny agrees to prep several of Burt Reynold's personal rides for auction; he didn't know that he would be fulfilling one of the film legend's final wishes.
#13 - Bonneville Bound (2)
Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Oct 24, 2017
Ryan and Kevin head to the Bonneville Salt Flats to see The Turbinator, a vehicle that holds a land speed record try to break 500 MPH. Back at the shop, Davey Deals stops by to ask Danny to help him sell a classic 1951 Nash, and Mike and Paul trick out an electric bicycle that's projected to hit 100-miles-per-hour. Danny decides to put the bike to the test, pitting two wheels of electric power against the high octane horsepower of an all American Muscle car.
#14 - Dream Charger
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 10, 2018
Danny decides to sell some of his most beloved cars. But the Count does not have a great track record when it comes to parting with his “babies,” so the guys in the shop are understandably skeptical. A customer asks Danny to find and build the first car he ever had, a 1968 Dodge Charger. Plus Ryan and Shannon are tasked with recreating one of the most iconic motorcycles of all time–the “Captain America” chopper from the classic film, “Easy Rider”.
#15 - Bel Air Beauty
Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 17, 2017
A client wants a 1956 Chevy Bel Air, not just to remember the old days, but to drive cross country. Danny finds a red beauty, and he and the crew jump in to make her look like 1956, but drive like today. Ryan and Mike drive to a local shop to check out another classic Chevy--a fully restored 1960 Corvette. Kevin and Mike are on the hunt for a new flip and spot a rare 1963 Mercury Comet.
#16 - Patriotic Chopper
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 8, 2017
Danny and the team are commissioned to build a bike for a true American hero, a military veteran. He wants to show off his love for family and country by covering the bike with American flags, and portraits of loved ones who also served.
#17 - I Want My Caddy Back
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 17, 2015
Danny get's a call from Kevin's brother who wants to sell Danny a 1969 Cadillac, but they can't let Kevin know or else he'll never trust his brother or Danny again. Meanwhile Danny wants to buy a 1936 Ford Humpback when he's supposed to be shopping for a Rolls Royce.
#18 - Crazy Cool Cadillac
Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 25, 2017
Ryan goes down the Cadillac customization wormhole, and everybody is happy to watch him go, just to see how the project turns out. Danny is inspired to check out an amazing Cadillac collection. Mike and Paulie try to buy a rare old Camaro.
#19 - Storm Chaser
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 17, 2017
The local Fox News channel is looking to update their Ford Expedition Storm Chaser in the coolest way possible. They want to turn a run-of-the-mill SUV into an all-weather mobile news unit they can also bring to schools to help kids learn about weather. The elaborate paint scheme calls for all the iconic Vegas attractions and the station's mascot, Rusty the Fox. Meanwhile, Danny and Ryan get a class in high performance driving at the Bondurant Racing School in Phoenix. And later Kevin and Roli find a rare 1956 Ford Truck with a history as outrageous as its price tag.
#20 - Chevy Truck Tribute
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 28, 2017
Family members bring in an old pickup truck to be restored in memory of their mother and Danny needs to figure out how to build the perfect tribute vehicle without blowing the budget. Later, Danny finds a rare old Oldsmobile 442.
#21 - Danny Doubles Down
Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 6, 2018
The massive auto extravaganza known as SEMA is rolling into Las Vegas, and this time Danny will be ready. He's getting not one, but two incredible Counts Kustoms creations ready for the big show. Ryan and Mike travel to Borla Exhaust headquarters in Los Angeles to work on the Manta McLaren tribute car and check out a rare vintage Ferrari. Meanwhile Danny throws budget and restraint out the window turning his old 1955 Chevy into a world class 70's era Gasser.
#22 - Milk Truck Masterpiece
Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 21, 2018
Danny and Ryan team up for a special project with legendary custom painter Jon Kosmoski to paint an old DIVCO milk truck. While Ryan and Mike are meeting Jon and his team at House of Kolor in Minneapolis, Danny heads to Shelby American to check out their latest masterpieces, including a beautiful 2017 Super Snake and an historic GT40.
#23 - Road Runner Redemption
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 24, 2015
A returning customer needs Danny's help restoring a 1971 Road Runner to give as a commemorative gift to his wife and step-daughter, but the years have not been kind to the ride. Meanwhile Mike and Roli settle a score by gloving up and taking it to the mat. Danny and Kevin stop for a 1976 Monte Carlo that would be the perfect flip but only if Danny can get it for the right price.
#24 - One-of-a-Kind Commissions
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 5, 2016
Think outside the box with the Count's Kustoms crew and revisit some of the most unique projects ever commissioned on Counting Cars: a '72 Chevy Blazer transformed into a tailgaters' dream, a chopper specially customized for an amputee rider, a run-down Ford Ranchero converted into a billiard beauty, and a long lost '69 Pontiac Firebird brought back from the dead. Later, Rick Harrison challenges Danny to turn a rust bucket into a replica of the Mustang featured in the Steve McQueen classic Bullitt.
#25 - Big Truck Custom Combo
Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 28, 2018
Danny is commissioned to custom paint a brand new pick-up for a charity auction for the local YMCA. But Danny can't stop at paint, he adds the ultimate accessory a matching chopper that fits in the back. With time running short, Ryan needs everyone working at lightning speed to complete both. Between projects, Kevin and Ryan spot an awesome 1953 Chevy Lowrider, and pull it over for closer inspection.