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'Pawn Stars' Regular Danny 'The Count' Koker Gets Spinoff Series on History

Frequent "Pawn Stars" guest Danny "The Count" Koker is getting a sweet ride from the History Channel.

'Pawn Stars': How Much For A Piece Of Cold War History?

The " Pawn Stars " (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on History) held a piece of mid-20th-century history in their hands Monday night. A seller approached them with a sign that used to hang on the Berlin Wall plus a letter from a U.S. army captain verifying its authenticity. Rick Harrison agreed that it was a cool artifact, but he also said it would be tough to sell. So, how much for this Cold War relic? The seller accepted Harrison's offer of $350. The bargaining continues each week on "Pawn Stars," Mondays at 10 p.m. EST on History. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

'Pawn Stars': Rare Abraham Lincoln Campaign Token

The " Pawn Stars " (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on History) found themselves face-to-face with a piece of political history Monday night. Rick Harrison identified the artifact as a rare Abraham Lincoln campaign token from 1864. He even suggested that the president himself may have touched it as he handed it out to a supporter. So, what price Honest Abe's token? Because of its damaged condition Rick offered the seller $300. Which he turned down. Check out the "Cajun Pawn Stars" with a lock of Abraham Lincoln's hair . "Pawn Stars" airs Mondays at 10 p.m. EST on History. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

'Pawn Stars': 13 Things You Didn't Know About History's Hit

The back room of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop looks exactly as "Pawn Stars" fans might expect, with one very notable exception: one massive wall is lined, floor to ceiling, with boxes and boxes (and boxes) of t-shirts. Since the debut of the hugely popular reality show " Pawn Stars " (Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on History) in 2009, it seems everyone wants to walk around with images of fan favorite Chumlee emblazoned across their chests. He's the resident clown of the most famous little pawn shop on Las Vegas Boulevard and has become an unlikely pop culture icon, with sales of all Chumlee-related merchandise far surpassing everyone else's. Rick Harrison, the affable pawnbroker who anchors the show, has his own theory that might explain Chumlee's mass appeal: "Kids love Chumlee because he's the adult that they're smarter than," he quipped with a laugh to The Huffington Post at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Rick's son Corey, another fixture on the show, agrees. "People love to see that a guy like Chumlee made it," he said. "Everybody loves an underdog." The beloved show has attracted a loyal audience that spans multiple demographics. People tune in to see everything from what kind of rare artifacts will come through the door to what sassy new insult The Old Man has in store for Chumlee. "He talks like he's in the Navy," said Chumlee of the Old Man's frequent barbs directed towards him. As we dive into the sixth season, we've compiled a list of 13 things you probably didn't know about the "Pawn Stars" with a little help from Rick, Corey, Chumlee and Rick's book, "License to Pawn." (Sadly, The Old Man wasn't around during our visit.) 1. "Pawn Stars" is the no. 1 most-watched reality show in North America. (" Jersey Shore " holds the top spot.) 2. The guys can't actually work the counter anymore because of privacy laws. Since they've become celebrities, people are constantly taking pictures of them, compromising the privacy of whoever's at the pawn counter. "Now I'll meet a guy in the hallway," said Corey. 3. PBS did a documentary on Rick and the shop in 2001 . "I've always been a media whore," Rick said, laughing. When business spiked after the special aired, Rick started to shop the idea of a TV show around. HBO expressed interest early on and even developed a pilot, but their focus was on the more depressing side of the pawn business, which wasn't the angle Rick wanted to pursue. 4. Corey and Chumlee have personal assistants now. "I do a lot of desert racing. My assistant empties out the septic tank of the trailer when I go! It's a little weird asking somebody to do that for you," said Corey with a laugh. 5. Chumlee's done a lot of dumb things on camera, but his dumbest move of all time (according to Corey) happened before the show's inception. After someone came in to pawn a stand-up bass, Chumlee leaned it against a shelf and walked away. The bass fell and shattered into pieces. Chumlee put the pieces into a box, and put the pawn number on the box. When the man came to pick it up, he opened the box and saw his bass in pieces. "He started freaking out," Corey recalled. "He pawned it for $700, and it wound up costing us $20,000 because it turned out to be rare." Chumlee, for his part, can't explain his actions. "I don't know what I was thinking," he said. 6. Rick has always been a serial entrepreneur. At one point, he even bought a Quizno's franchise that Corey and Chumlee ran together. 7. Corey's brother Adam used to work at the shop, too -- but you're probably not going to see him on the show anytime soon. "Most likely not. He's a plumber now," Corey said. Is Adam envious of Corey's newfound fame? "I think there has to be some type of jealousy," Corey mused. 8. The most dangerous thing Chumlee has ever tested? One of the blunderbusses. "A flame shot out, and I did get burned up my arm," Chumlee recalled. 9. "Pawn Stars" was originally set to be called "Pawning History," until someone at the production company threw out its current name. 10. "Pawn Stars" has become an international phenomenon, airing in dozens of countries around the world, from Singapore to Serbia. Fun fact: In Germany, the show is called "Die Drei vom Pfandhaus" ("The Three of the Pawnshop"). 11. Chumlee has pretty awesome taste in TV shows: He doesn't miss " Boardwalk Empire ," " Sons of Anarchy " or " Breaking Bad ." Rick, on the other hand, would rather be reading. "Television is so mind-numbing to me," he said. 12. Jon Bon Jovi once requested to meet the guys. "We went to his meet n' greet to meet his kids because they wanted a picture with us," said Chumlee. "He gave us front row tickets. That was pretty cool. When does Bon Jovi personally invite you to his show?" 13. Since the show debuted, Rick gets shooed away from a lot of garage sales and swap meets because people are worried about his shrewd negotiating skills. "Last year I stopped by a yard sale and asked a lady about a painting," he said. "She recognized who I was and took it away and said, 'It's not for sale!' [Laughs.] Season 6 of "Pawn Stars" airs at 10 p.m. ET on History in the US, and premieres on March 13 on History Television in Canada.

'Pawn Stars': How Much For A Can Of Elephant Dung?

On " Pawn Stars " (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on History) Chumlee Russell took a punt on a very esoteric item -- a can of "Zoo Doo." The can was full of "Guaranteed Genuine Rotted Elephant Manure," which the label said originated at the Washington Park Zoo, and which was billed as "nature's most potent fertilizer." The seller had bought it from a local auction company and joked that although the "Elephant Elixir" was basically priceless, he'd take $10,000 for it. Chumlee's counter-offer was $20. After thinking about it for a moment or two, the seller agreed to take the $20 and they shook hands. Sold! "Pawn Stars" airs Mondays at 10 p.m. EST on History . TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

'Pawn Stars': A Piece Of Mob History?

On " Pawn Stars " (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on History) a would-be seller discovered that in the world of antiques and collectibles all good yarns have to be backed up with solid documentation. He approached the Harrisons with an elaborate signet ring that he said had once belonged to mobster Lucky Luciano. Rick Harrison wasn't going to just take the guy's word for it, so he brought in an expert to authenticate it. When asked for the background of the ring, the seller told them that it had been given to his mother by "a person of authority who was connected to the Mob families." Unfortunately, he didn't have any photos or written evidence to back up either his claim about the ring, or his mom's alleged involvement with organized crime. The expert's verdict? "I just don't think we can conclude this is Lucky Luciano's ring." But he did agree that, "it's a great story." "Pawn Stars" airs Mondays at 10 p.m. EST on History. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

'Pawn Stars': Civil War Pistol Leaves, But Comes Back

It's one of the places where classing haggling still rules the roost, but it can be a tricky game to play. On the latest "Pawn Stars" (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on History), a rare Civil War revolver walked in the door, immediately catching the eye of store co-owner Rick Harrison. But the man started at $20,000 before stalling out at $12K, while Rick said he couldn't go any higher than ten grand. "All right, $10,000," Rick said. "That's an open offer." And with that, the man took his gun and left. But it wasn't the last Rick would see of the gun, as he suspected. He knew his offer was a good one. It sometimes just takes a little convincing and time to sink in when someone is anticipating more. When the guy came in and said that something had told him to just take Rick's offer, Rick saw right through him. "So you brought it to the gun show and no one offered you more than ten grand," he said. "That's what really happened," the guy laughed. But a man of his word, Rick honore the open offer and the guy walked out with ten grand. Who knows what'll come in next on "Pawn Stars," every Monday at 10 p.m. EST on History. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

'Pawn Stars': Rick's Bad News About A Purchase

The guys of " Pawn Stars " (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on History) are good, but they're not perfect. Though in hindsight, the Old Man always seems to become that way. He was on hand again this time to tell his son and co-owner RIck Harrison that he knew better. Of course he did. Rick got excited about a purported 19th century strongbox, and so he bought it before he brought in his expert to appraise it. Normally, Rick has a good eye for what's fake and what's real, but the attention to detail and quality of the piece must have blinded him. It was a fake. "I thought it was fake to start with," the Old Man told him. When Rick challenged him, asking him why then he'd let him spend the store's money on it, the Old Man replied, "I didn't want to bust your bubble." He followed it up with, "Now I can holler at you." See what treasures and trash the guys discover on "Pawn Stars" every Monday night at 10 p.m. EST on History. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

The Shop Scores Secretariat's Horseshoe on 'Pawn Stars' (VIDEO)

On Monday's 'Pawn Stars' (Mondays, 10PM on History), a customer brought the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop what he said was a horseshoe worn by Secretariat. If it were a genuine item, it would be a real catch for the guys at the shop, but it needed to be authenticated. So Corey Harrison and the Old Man brought in their expert to check it out. The customer had a letter signed by Penny Chenery, Secretariat's owner, and the expert said he could establish that the letter had been sent from Chenery's daughter's house in New York. The shoe also had marks consistent with the brand of horseshoe that Secretariat had worn. The big test, according to the expert, was whether it was a race shoe or a farm shoe: race shoes are aluminum and farm shoes are steel.

Porsche Engine Owner Disputes Expert Mechanic's Assessment on 'Pawn Stars' (VIDEO)

Rick Harrison trusts his experts more than he trusts his potential sellers. That's the way he has to run his business on 'Pawn Stars' (Mondays, 10PM on History). That reality came as a shock to the owner of a Porsche 911 Carrera engine., when Danny Koker, Harrison's expert mechanic, said the engine might be damaged. Koker saw some surface rust, and deduced from the fact that none of the compartments were closed that there was also likely damage inside the engine. "What's going on on the surface is going to be going on, to an extent, inside," said Kokel. "And that's the unknown." The engine's owner didn't like that and flat out called Kokel's assessment wrong, saying it was a good engine.