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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 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 10, Episode 4

Backdoor Bootlegging

Rick, the owner of Weiland Brewery in Los Angeles, contacts Mystery Diners after noticing discrepancies with his beer supply. Charles Stiles sends in Brianna and Jamie and discovers a large scale bootlegging operation is taking place right under the owner's nose.

Friday
Jun 16
4:30am | 3:30c
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 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 11, Episode 3

Steals on Wheels

After receiving several customer complaints about her meal delivery service, Cynthia contacts Charles Stiles for help. He sends in Mystery Diners Patrick and Hal, who uncover a bigger problem inside her kitchen.

Friday
Oct 13
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 13

Dusting for Prints

After noticing over $4,000 missing from her office safe, Keeli, owner of Fuzion in Huntington Beach, Calif., believes one of her managers is responsible. Charles Stiles sends Mystery Diners Kiel and Kendall undercover to collect fingerprint samples from all the suspects.

Friday
Oct 13
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Pardon my French

Philippe, owner of Chapeau! in San Francisco, contacts Charles to investigate complaints that his wait staff is rude with customers. Mystery Diners Kiel and Brianna go undercover and discover an even bigger problem.

Friday
Nov 3
4am | 3c
Season 5, Episode 6

Grapes of Wrath

After noticing that several bottles of expensive wine have gone missing, Michael, owner of Bistro Baffi, in Burien, Wash., contacts Charles for help. Mystery Diners Allison, Julie and Benny go undercover and discover someone in the staff is taking much more than a paycheck.

Friday
Dec 8
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 5

Unhappy Holidays

Nirav, owner of Smokin' Barrel in Hoboken, N.J., contacts Charles Stiles to investigate after noticing a decline in sales every holiday season. Mystery Diners Dennis and Jamie go undercover and discover a suspicious sidewalk solicitor.

Friday
Dec 22
4am | 3c
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
Dec 22
4:30am | 3:30c
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
Dec 29
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 2

Cocktail Fail

Fearing that a rivalry between her two flair bartenders is the cause of tension and missing alcohol, Sarra, owner of The Compass in Carlsbad, Calif., asks Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Amanda and Chelsea go undercover to find out who's the real culprit.

Friday
Dec 29
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 12

Heavy Lifting

After experiencing discrepancies with their supply of expensive protein supplements, Larissa and Andrew, owners of Protein House in Las Vegas, contact Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Andy and Kelli go undercover and discover the real cause of the problem.

Friday
Jan 5
4am | 3c
Season 8, Episode 5

Robbed Kabobs

After noticing a discrepancy in supplies, Ghaith and Tiffany, owners of Dar Salam in Portland, Ore., fear a new Iraqi food card that's competing with their restaurant is related to the problem. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Jamie and Brianna to investigate.

Friday
Jan 5
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 10

Hot Meat

After receiving deals that are too good to be true, Tony, the owner of Rivoli's in Tom's River, N.J., believes his new meat purveyor is selling him stolen goods. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diner Danny, who has trouble infiltrating the restaurant staff.

Friday
Jan 12
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 8

Missing Links

Jeff, general manager of Emerald Hills Golf Course in Hollywood, Fla., contacts Charles Stiles after fielding complaints about non-members playing for free. Mystery Diners Jamie and Brianna go undercover and discover a bigger problem inside the dining room.

Friday
Jan 12
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 12

Fyre on the Beach

After noticing discrepancies in sales, Allen, owner of ShoreFyre in Honolulu, contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Jordan and David go undercover and discover a related problem with the surf shop next door.

Friday
Jan 19
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 11

Cabin Fever

Glen and Susan, the owners of the Gateway Restaurant and Lodge located near Sequoia National Park in California, contact Charles Stiles after hearing complaints of unauthorized parties taking place inside their vacant cabins. Mystery Diners Jamie and Kendall go undercover to see which staff members are involved.

Friday
Jan 19
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 11

Crooked Contest

After hearing rumors that their songwriting contest is rigged, Rose and Tom of Belcourt Taps in Nashville contact Charles Stiles for help. 80s pop star Tiffany goes undercover as a Mystery Diner to investigate.

Friday
Jan 26
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 2

Bowling for Dollars

After hearing complaints about rowdy customers, Bryan, owner of Corbin Bowling Center in Tarzana, Calif., contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Eliot and Kendall go undercover and discover the staff is condoning reckless behavior.

Friday
Jan 26
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.