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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
Feb 17
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 3, Episode 7

No Laughing Matter

Keith, the owner of Deanie's Seafood in New Orleans, is concerned that his manager is more focused on his amateur comedy career than managing the restaurant. Charles sends in Mystery Diners Andrew and Deanna who discover that another employee may be taking advantage of the situation.

Friday
Mar 3
4:30am | 3:30c
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 7, Episode 7

Heavy Metal Mess

Leah and Garret, owners of the Toad Tavern in Littleton, Colo., need to know if their son and his bandmates are more focused on their musical aspirations than their jobs in the restaurant. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Ashley and Andy, who discover another employee may be ripping them off.

Friday
May 12
4:30am | 3:30c
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 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 10

Paranormal Activities

When Demetri, owner of Taverna Mazi in Seattle, hears rumors that customers are taking "haunted tours" of his restaurant, he contacts Charles to investigate. Mystery Diners Hollie and John go undercover to show Demetri if his staff is getting carried away with the ghost stories.

Friday
Oct 27
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 13

Tables Turned

In this special episode of Mystery Diners, Charles Stiles and his undercover team risk it all to bust the boss! For the first time ever, the sting is conducted from inside the restaurant to see if the horrifying accusations against the boss are true.

Friday
Nov 10
4am | 3c
Season 5, Episode 11

Coupon Coup

After noticing an unusual increase in coupons, Aaron, owner of The Hangout in California, calls Charles to investigate. Mystery Diners Shelby and Kiel go undercover and discover the wait staff is taking advantage of their situation.

Friday
Nov 24
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 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 10, Episode 13

Drive-Thru Drama

Byron, owner of B-Man's Teriyaki and Burgers in Pasadena, Calif., becomes suspicious when he notices a drop in customers. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Kiel and Eliot, who uncover a problem with the drive-thru staff.

Friday
Jul 20
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
Jul 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 10

Deep Sea Delivery

When Angie, the owner of Cha Cha Cha Salsaria in Honolulu, hears rumors of an unauthorized boat delivery service, she contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Jordan and David go undercover to discover what's taking place out at sea.

Friday
Jul 27
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
Jul 27
4:30am | 3:30c
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
Aug 3
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
Aug 3
4:30am | 3:30c
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
Aug 10
4am | 3c
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
Aug 10
4:30am | 3:30c
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
Aug 17
4am | 3c
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
Aug 17
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 9

Lobster Looting

Brother-sister owners Richard and Marilyn of Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park, N.J. contact Charles Stiles after noticing a discrepancy in their lobster supply. Mystery Diners Megan and Natale go undercover to discover where the lobsters are going.

Friday
Aug 24
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 1

Deli Drama

Fearing that his new baker is taking artistic license with customer cake orders, Lenny, owner of Lenny's Deli in Los Angeles, asks Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Kiel and Kendall go undercover and discover an even bigger problem inside the deli.

Friday
Aug 24
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.