TV Show I Connected With: Pawn Stars
The TV Show, Pawn Stars, on the History channel is probably the main show I connect with because it has so many interesting factors to it. People walk in to the pawn shop with an antique, art, cars, guns, or personal items, and they usually are items that are very rare or odd. I tend to be very interested in fascinating facts and surprising turnouts, especially when the bidder provides their thought on price and when Rick, the store owner, gives his final offer. Not only this, but history is brought to the table with the stunning background of each individual piece as well, as experts are called in to evaluate these pieces when they seem too difficult to put a price tag on. They have their own pawn shop as a family owned business which relates to my family who has their own family market. Their cast adds a little humor to the show with bloopers and side notes throughout the show. The old man, being the original owner, has a serious grumpy look to his personality which brings laughs to the viewers for his straight out remarks. Rick, the owner and son of the old man, acts casual majority of the time holding the most historical expertise in the shop and management. His son big Hoss and Chumlee have a strong connection like a brotherly bond bringing the main source of humor to the show itself. Hoss hoping to take over the business some day, makes his way through challenges his dad and grandfather put him through in the shop to help him learn, which sometimes lead to hysterical failures. Chumlee, although seems he doesn’t know what he is doing, contributes a great deal of wanting to be part of the family business and contribute what he can to the shop. Whether being from humor through his unsuccessful decisions, or his actions leading to failure or awkwardness. The show itself being historical brings great satisfaction to my personal connections and interests of learning new facts that happened throughout time.