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Season 6, Episode 5

Bad Poets Society

Danny and Jonathan, owners of Old School Bar and Grill in Austin, Texas, are concerned about a loss of revenue on their "Poetry Nights." Charles sends in Mystery Diners Justin and Samantha to find out why the register is being affected.

Friday
Jan 6
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 12

Skating on Thin Ice

After noticing missing food and merchandise, Shauna and Joe, owners of Epic Rollertainment in Murrieta, Calif., contact Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Kendall and Eliot discover an ever bigger problem when the roller rink closes at night.

Friday
Jan 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Deliver Us From Evil

After receiving numerous complaints about his delivery service, Danny, the owner of Bella Luna Cafe in Chicago, contacts Charles for help. Mystery Diner Mark goes undercover and discovers both delivery drivers are taking advantage of the restaurant -- and customers.

Friday
Feb 3
4am | 3c
Season 0, Episode 5

Surprise Twists

Mystery Diners counts down the top ten biggest twists that surprised Charles Stiles and the various restaurant owners who called for help.

Friday
Mar 3
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 4

Secondhand Scam

Luca, owner of Riemma Kitchen Warehouse, asks Charles Stiles for help after his customers find food inside the factory-sealed appliances they just purchased. Mystery Diner Jamie goes undercover and discovers a large-scale operation.

Friday
Mar 24
4am | 3c
Season 0, Episode 1

Millions Gone Missing

Mystery Diners counts down the series' greatest moments catching employee theft, involving stolen food, alcohol, supplies and money.

Friday
Apr 7
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 3

Very Bad Bosses

Tired of being mistreated, the wait staff of a California restaurant contacts Charles Stiles to do a reverse sting on their employer. Mystery Diners Amanda and Eliot go undercover and uncover what's really going on inside the kitchen.

Friday
May 5
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 1

Partner Problems

Former client Jaime contacts Charles Stiles to help determine if he should invest in a failing California restaurant. Mystery Diners Kendall and Kiel go undercover and discover the current owner isn't being honest about all of his problems.

Friday
May 19
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 9

Secret Pairings

When Peter and Delinda, owners of Indulge Bistro and Wine Bar in Colorado, notice discrepancies in their food costs -- specifically their expensive wine and cheese -- they contact Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Taylor and Brent go undercover and expose some employees who are hosting their own events.

Friday
Jun 23
4am | 3c
Season 8, Episode 13

Bad Credit

When Chef Chai, owner of his namesake restaurant in Honolulu, notices multiple ticket voids, he contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Jordan and David go undercover to see if his staff is making honest mistakes or committing foul play.

Friday
Jun 30
4am | 3c
Season 4, Episode 7

Wine on Wheels

Gary and Tony, co-owners of Big & Little's Restaurant in Chicago, contact Charles after hearing rumors that employees are illegally selling alcohol to customers at their B.Y.O.B. restaurant. Mystery Diners Siera and Destiney go undercover and discover a mobile liquor store parked on the street.

Friday
Jul 21
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 7

Food Cart Catastrophe

When Rod and Linda, owners of a la carts Food Pavilion in Portland, Ore., hear complaints from their tenants about the new onsite manager, they contact Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Amber and Joshua go undercover to see if the grievances are valid.

Friday
Jul 28
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 13

The Italian Job

After a feud between his pizzeria and bakery threatens his business, John, owner of Metro Pizza in Las Vegas, contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Andy and Arielle go undercover and discover the source of the tension.

Friday
Aug 4
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 8

Local Celebrities

Fearing that their staff is getting carried away with the digital shorts they produce to promote the restaurant, Rashad and Kiauna, owners of Amalfi's in Portland, Ore., contact Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Amber and Josh go undercover to investigate.

Friday
Aug 18
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 9

Too Many Tourists

When Roland, owner of Marigny Brasserie in New Orleans, notices an influx of rowdy tourists at his "locals bar," he contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Nicole and Eliot go undercover to see who's profiting from the new customers.

Friday
Aug 18
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 12

Rigged Rental

Steve, owner of Nashville Street Tacos and The Stillery in Nashville, believes his part-time apartment above his restaurant is being used while he's out of town. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Jamie and Brooke to investigate.

Friday
Aug 25
4am | 3c
Season 6, Episode 3

Food Truck Fiasco

After noticing excess lobster meat and an increase in mileage, Peter, owner of the Roll'n Lobster Food Truck in Los Angeles believes his new drivers are using his vehicle for personal errands. Charles sends in Mystery Diners Shelby and John to crack the case.

Friday
Aug 25
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Mascot Mayhem

Blaine, the owner of Zippy's Giant Burgers in Seattle, contacts Charles to investigate rumors that his new mascot is misbehaving. Mystery Diners Nadine and John go undercover to discover exactly who is behind the mascot costume.

Friday
Sep 1
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 6

Hamburger Burglar

Michell and Bella, owners of Latin House in Miami, fear someone at their offsite warehouse is giving away the recipes to their award-winning burgers. Charles Stiles sends in Jamie and Estefanie to find out if there are any moles inside their organization.

Friday
Sep 1
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 0, Episode 3

Family Feuds

On this special, Mystery Diners counts down the series' all-time favorite family feuds. From dishonest siblings to thieving spouses, these dysfunctional families are caught on tape by our undercover investigators.

Friday
Sep 8
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 13

Daddy's Girl

When Joe and Fran, owners of Geppino's Sicilian Kitchen in Moorpark, Calif., hear customer complaints about stolen items, Joe suspects their daughter's new boyfriend is to blame. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Shelby and Destiney to identify the real thief.

Friday
Sep 8
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 8

Mystery Wedding

Kristy and Sarah, owners of Moviesets in New Orleans, are concerned about theft at their prop house-turned-event center. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Rob and Ingrid to book a wedding reception and they discover more than one event is taking place.

Friday
Sep 15
4am | 3c
Season 0, Episode 4

Special: Love Hurts

Mystery Diners counts down the top ten love-related scams that broke hearts and the bank.

Friday
Sep 15
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 4

Secondhand Scam

Luca, owner of Riemma Kitchen Warehouse, asks Charles Stiles for help after his customers find food inside the factory-sealed appliances they just purchased. Mystery Diner Jamie goes undercover and discovers a large-scale operation.

Friday
Sep 22
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 8

Vicious Cycle

After noticing a decrease in delivery sales, and an increase in delivery complaints, Lou, owner of Slice Works in Denver, asks Charles Stiles to investigate his bicycle delivery service. Mystery Diners Taylor and Dustin go undercover and discover one delivery guy is doing two jobs at the same time.

Friday
Sep 22
4:30am | 3:30c

About the Show

When a restaurant owner suspects employees of not doing their jobs — whether it be stealing, lying, mistreating customers or generally doing lousy work — they call in the Mystery Diners. These Mystery Diners are undercover operatives who go into restaurants, bars and food-service establishments with hidden cameras to perform surveillance to find out what's really going on when the boss isn't around.

About the Host

Charles Stiles

Charles Stiles is the founder of Business Evaluation Services and the host of Food Network's Mystery Diners.