Parking Wars

The WORST episodes of Parking Wars

Every episode of Parking Wars ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Parking Wars!

Follow the men and women of the Philadelphia Parking Authority as they hand out tickets and take the heat from angry motorists.

Last Updated: 11/11/2022Network:A&E
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Episode 13
star
5.75
4 votes

#1 - Episode 13

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/3/2008

Marylin takes it to heart when a man she tickets flies into a rage. The hurdles may be too high for a couple struggling to retrieve the impounded car they adore. Cursed by Sherry, Steve loses his Mojo and nothing goes right on their boot beat.

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Episode 1
star
6.25
4 votes

#2 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/15/2008

At the lot, a woman who's lost the keys to her impounded car, loses her cool -- until Dad steps in. Family man Dave has to tow the car of an irate father of twins. Yolanda won't release a man's impounded car without his mother-in-law. And Tiffany uses her ticket "genie" to find parking violators.

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Episode 32
star
6.33
3 votes

#3 - Episode 32

Season 6 - Episode 32 - Aired 12/22/2012

A repeat offender tries to prevent her car from being towed in Staten Island; a driver parks in a bus zone in Hempstead, N.Y.

Episode 31
star
6.33
3 votes

#4 - Episode 31

Season 6 - Episode 31 - Aired 12/22/2012

An abandoned car is towed in Trenton, N.J.; taxi drivers try to evade the law in Providence, R.I.

Episode 12
star
6.33
3 votes

#5 - Episode 12

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/26/2008

A new resident struggles to get his car after being towed on his first day in Philly. Shawn can't keep up with the tickets in front of a famous hoagie shop, and Neema deals with being the only female tow driver on the squad.

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Episode 11
star
6.33
3 votes

#6 - Episode 11

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/26/2008

The lot gets hot when three brothers team up to retrieve their impounded car. Garfield and Sherry encounter their largest booting target ever, while Brian faces the flames of hell on his ticketing beat.

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Episode 8
star
6.33
3 votes

#7 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/12/2008

As the PPA deals with the tense aftermath of a fatal cop shooting, tow driver Frank is called to the scene of a volatile live stop. Glamorous ticket-writer Marlene encounters a chronic parking violator who ends up at the lot in search of her impounded car.

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Episode 4
star
6.50
4 votes

#8 - Episode 4

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/18/2012

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Episode 15
star
6.50
4 votes

#9 - Episode 15

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/6/2012

Residents become irate when their cars are towed from an apartment complex in Staten Island; violators challenge a ticket writer's authority in Detroit; and a Providence, R.I., man claims his tickets are bogus.

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Episode 17
star
6.50
2 votes

#10 - Episode 17

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 12/17/2008

Two guys from Atlanta desperately try to get their impounded car back before they miss their flight home. Country boy Mike would rather be hunting deer then be abused for ticketing on his urban Philly beat. A man's car is towed in the middle of a big Italian wedding.

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Episode 12
star
6.58
60 votes

#11 - Episode 12

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/21/2012

In Detroit, nosy neighbors give Eric more grief than the actual violators, and Sonjia and Courtney are confronted by a distraught man who's been booted while using an illegal license plate. Meanwhile, former crossing-guard Kathy has a bone to pick when ticketing crosswalk parkers in Providence.

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Episode 3
star
6.75
4 votes

#12 - Episode 3

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/18/2012

A man in Detroit claims he's paid his tickets; "Johnny Tickets" receives an inhospitable greeting in Providence, R.I.; angry patrons at a Detroit bar react to getting tickets.

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Episode 1
star
6.88
8 votes

#13 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/2008

Clips include the face a citizen who is angry over a broken meter; and a woman who cries when her car gets a boot put on it and is later towed. The Parking Authority also try to appease a man waiting to retrieve his impounded car.

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Episode 6
star
7.03
30 votes

#14 - Episode 6

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/25/2012

In Detroit, Lashelle tries to counsel sisters furious over a corner clearance violation. Two Providence men confront Johnny after they are ticketed for feeding the wrong meter, and Ponytail is all business while challenged by angry citizens in Detroit.

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Episode 2
star
7.03
30 votes

#15 - Episode 2

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/11/2012

Booting on a Saturday brings Michele and Courtney face to face with an angry Detroit restaurant owner. In Providence, Charles is called every name in the book except his real one as he tries to keep the bus lane clear. When she has to work a ticket beat, Detroit booter Sonjia gets more abuse than she's used to.

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Episode 7
star
7.03
30 votes

#16 - Episode 7

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/3/2012

In Detroit, a day releasing Michele and Courtney's boots turns wild for Rodney when a man tries to drive off in the middle of a tow. Then, Kim squares off with a citizen who removes a handicap parking sign the city installed just for him!

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Episode 8
star
7.03
30 votes

#17 - Episode 8

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/3/2012

In Detroit, an unrelenting car dealer challenges Lashelle over parking on the sidewalk. Ticketer Mary uses her experience raising seven kids to discipline unruly citizens in Providence, and things heat up in Detroit as Eric tries to keep fire hydrants clear for firefighters battling a blaze.

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Episode 5
star
7.10
31 votes

#18 - Episode 5

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/25/2012

A furious man challenges booters Rodney and Michele as they try to uphold the law. Providence citizens berate Charles even when the violations are obvious. The insults get personal when Sonjia tickets an irate violator in Detroit.

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Episode 11
star
7.13
31 votes

#19 - Episode 11

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/14/2012

In Detroit, ticketer Ponytail has a run-in with a gang of Beauty School students who threaten to shear his tail. In Providence, Bonnie is confronted by an irate man who claims his violation is void because of a missing sign. When Rodney boots a car in a busy congested area of Detroit, Sonjia is forced to direct traffic.

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Episode 10
star
7.13
31 votes

#20 - Episode 10

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/14/2012

In Detroit, Eric gets disrespected by a man angry at being ticketed next to his own house. Patty tries to shame Providence parkers into playing by the rules. Louann is challenged by repeat offenders who think they shouldn't get tickets for breaking the same law as everyone else!

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Episode 1
star
7.13
31 votes

#21 - Episode 1

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/11/2012

Ponytail runs into furious Detroit citizens as he tries to catch early bird violators on his morning beat. Bonnie is confronted by argumentative repeat offenders on her Providence ticket beat. Springtime in Detroit brings trouble when Rodney and Sonjia boot at a graduation ceremony.

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Episode 13
star
7.13
31 votes

#22 - Episode 13

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/23/2010

In Detroit, Ponytail clashes with men incensed about tickets received in front of a mosque, while Rodney and Sonjia run into a woman furious at being booted for her deceased husband's tickets. And Brian's ticket beat turns from bad to good with a little help from the beauties of Philadelphia.

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Episode 12
star
7.13
31 votes

#23 - Episode 12

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/16/2010

In Detroit a furious citizen challenges LouAnn over a ticket for blocking an alley. A man struggling to free his car from the Philly impound faces seemingly endless setbacks, and on their booting beat Garfield and Sherry run into a South Philly character right out of Goodfellas.

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Episode 8
star
7.13
31 votes

#24 - Episode 8

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/2/2010

In Detroit an enraged mother and daughter call on the wrath of God to damn Sonjia and Courtney for booting their car. In Philly, Denise gets an earful from a man furious that he was ticketed while helping his handicapped son, and a virgin to the impound lot tries to free her car.

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Episode 7
star
7.13
31 votes

#25 - Episode 7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/2/2010

Kim runs into verbal abuse from angry Detroit citizens who think the city is to blame for their tickets. In Philly, a young man tries to alter his expired registration to free his impounded car, and Garfield tries to convince Sherry that his lucky pants will help them boot.

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