The Best Episodes of Counting Cars
Last Updated: May 20, 2019
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 - Bye Bye Baby
Season 8 - Episode 2
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.
#2 - Heavy Metal
Season 3 - Episode 15
Danny impulsively buys a '69 Caddy and falls madly in love with her. Will he sell it for a big profit, or add her to his collection? Later, legendary rockers Judas Priest stop by to pick up a gift they had made for the band's newest member.
#3 - The Great Car Hunt
Season 3 - Episode 24
Danny sees something in his shop that makes him very uncomfortable, emptiness. So he sends the entire crew to the streets to find him cars, and fast. Danny wishes them well but promises, he will return with the biggest, baddest catch of the day.
#4 - Major League Muscle
Season 3 - Episode 13
After months of bribery, bickering and buffoonery, Roli's tiny electric car is complete. Will Danny and the guys be as excited about the finished product as he is? Later, MLB pitcher Matt Mantei commissions Danny to build the world's baddest family truck.
#5 - Counts of Hazzard
Season 8 - Episode 14
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.
#7 - Chevys and Shelbys
Season 3 - Episode 20
Danny and the gang head to the Las Vegas Speedway for Ford Mustang's 50th Anniversary Celebration and the Count gets the rare chance to co-pilot one of Shelby's newest projects. Later, Danny takes over a 86 Chevy pickup project to try to flip it for big money.
#8 - Sharon Rides Again
Season 3 - Episode 19
A motorcycle-loving couple wants to hit the road like they used to, this time on a Count's Kustoms chopper. Sharon hasn't been able to ride comfortably since she lost a leg, so it's up to Danny and the crew to build a bike that is comfortable, safe, and as cool as the couple that's going to ride it.
#9 - Change of Heart
Season 2 - Episode 15
Danny has a last-minute change of heart and can't let go of a classic car he promised to sell to a loyal customer. Later, Kevin and Scott try to score a bike on their own, while Danny ditches lunch for a vintage Cadillac.
#10 - Charger Surprise
Season 3 - Episode 22
Danny decides to feature the 12 favorite cars in his collection in an official Count's Kustoms calendar, and later, a customer wants Danny to build him a classic Charger just like his dad used to have. When Dad joins him to pick up the car, he's in for the surprise of his life.
#11 - Cadillac Crazy
Season 8 - Episode 7
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.
#13 - Dream Charger
Season 8 - Episode 1
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”.
#14 - Rocked and Loaded
Season 3 - Episode 12
Country rocker Andy Ross wants Danny to build the world's most patriotic muscle car ever made. Will a Second Amendment-inspired hot rod Corvette do the trick? Meanwhile, Roli blackmails Horny Mike into teaching him how to airbrush.
#16 - 4 Star Corvette
Season 8 - Episode 4
A retired four-star general has an important mission for Danny and Counts Kustoms, to build his dream car, a 1967 Chevy Corvette.
#17 - Power and Glory
Season 3 - Episode 14
When Mark asks Danny to build a bike in memory of eight sailors who were lost while serving with him on the USS Belknap, Danny knows he must create something special in their honor. Later, Danny finds a beautiful, rare Corvette in a driveway, and when the crew argues about getting enough horsepower to a classic Camaro, they have to call in the Count to lay down the law.
#18 - Red, Hot, and Dangerous
Season 8 - Episode 15
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.
#19 - Dad's T-Bird
Season 8 - Episode 5
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.
#20 - Burt Reynolds' Rides
Season 8 - Episode 13
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.
#21 - Haunted Hog
Season 2 - Episode 21
Danny has no interest in a rubber-to-roof restoration on a `73 Chevy Blazer until he hears that it's a tribute to the owner's nephew. Later, a New Orleans-based haunted hotel owner wants a bike so creepy it will scare the ghosts off of Bourbon Street.
#22 - Employee of the Year
Season 3 - Episode 26
Count's Kustoms has had its most successful year to date, and Danny wants to reward the one employee who has done the most for the shop with something special–a car! The problem is, Danny can't decide who that is, so he must get creative to pick a winner and also pick a car to be the perfect prize.
#25 - Danny Takes the Heat
Season 3 - Episode 16
Danny buys a '78 Lincoln with some serious fire damage, but it's only when he takes it apart does he learn how bad it is. Later, Danny is thrilled when he and Horny Mike find a Cadillac limo in a driveway, but things go south quickly when the owner calls the cops, and Danny has to talk his way out of a heap of trouble!