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Seth starts 2013 with another betrayal of Les on Hardcore Pawn

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Seth has not learned his lesson on truTVs Hardcore Pawn--or, at least, not the right one.

One would think that Seth would have learned his lesson after trying to sell his dad’s pawn shop out from under him, but apparently that is not the case on this week's episode of Hardcore Pawn.

Les had a hard time finding forgiveness in his heart for his son but, ultimately, realized that his son would always be his son, no matter what, and decided to put Seth’s betrayal behind him and move forward at American Jewelry & Loan. Seth should have learned from the gesture, and definitely should have appreciated how hard it was for his dad, but apparently what he gleaned from the scenario was that he can go behind his father’s back and get away with it. Fans will recall the awkward betrayal that created the rift between father and son in the first place:

Cleaning Up, Tossing Out

This week, to start off the New Year, Seth decides on episode “Junkyard Intervention” that he wants to do some cleaning. However, the cleaning he wants to do is getting rid of “junk” that Les values. According to truTV:

With the warehouse overflowing with broken electronics, Seth decides to orders a dumpster to get rid of the junk - behind his father’s back. Will Les be able to let it go? Or will this new betrayal create a rift between father and son?

Meanwhile, truTV indicates, Ashley is having her own troubles, with law-related issues all over the shop:

Ashley faces off with a woman who threatens to bring charges against her when her pawn doesn’t go as planned, and a man claiming to be a lawyer tries to allegedly swindle her with some fake jewels.

In November, an episode of Hardcore Pawn drew 3.1 million viewers, making it the #1 basic cable program in its timeslot.

Hardcore Pawn airs tonight, Tuesday, New Year’s Day 2013, on truTV at 9 p.m. E/P, following an all-day marathon of Hardcore Pawn favorites on truTV.

Additionally, fans of Hardcore Pawn should hang around after tonight's episode for the premiere of Hardcore Pawn: Chicago, beginning at 9:30 p.m. E/P.

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Video: truTV/Hardcore Pawn


Submitted by Tim (not verified) on
I’m glad that Hardcore Pawn is finally back, and it’ll be interesting to see if Les can ever really trust Seth again, but it seems like some lessons weren’t learned from last season. I don’t know why Seth thought it was a good idea to do something behind his father’s back again, but I bet he’ll get another lesson about not doing that. I missed last night’s premiere, but I’m going to watch it later since I set a timer for it on my DISH Hopper. My DVR holds up to 2,000 hours of programming so I can record, and catch up with shows at my own pace, which is helpful since I just started working nights at DISH.

Just to give you a heads up: The episode that was supposed to run, according to truTV publicity, is not what ran, according to what I watched the other night ... but, it was a new episode, and it DID deal w/ the father-son trust issues ... hopefully, the show that was supposed to run this week will run next week.

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