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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
Feb 17
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Crazy Hearts

After hearing complaints about constant fighting between the cooks and a bartender who brings wild animals into the restaurant for entertainment, AJ, the owner of Poppy's The Crazy Lobster in New Orleans, calls Charles for help. Mystery Diners Nicole and Amber discover a waitress may be causing all the drama.

Friday
Feb 24
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
Mar 24
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 5

Red Hot Mess

Sonny and Sage, owners of Hot Red Bus near Los Angeles, contact Charles Stiles after hearing rumors that their restaurant is open on the one day it's supposed to be closed. Mystery Diner Kendall goes undercover to see what's going on when the doors are locked.

Friday
Mar 31
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 11

Hawaiian Club Crashers

After hearing multiple complaints about nonmembers attending members-only dinner events, Madeleine, general manager of Hawaii Yacht Club in Honolulu, calls Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Kylie and Jamie go undercover to discover which employees are sneaking in their friends.

Friday
Apr 14
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
May 12
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 7

Vicious Valets

After hearing complaints about her valet service, Kitty of Breuckelen Colony in Brooklyn contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Daniel and Jamie go undercover and discover an unauthorized car washing service.

Friday
May 19
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 12

Train Robbery

Dave, owner of Fillmore and Western Railway, in Fillmore, Calif., is concerned about missing supplies and rumors of unauthorized passengers during his train's "dinner theater" service. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Shelby and JR to see who the train robbers really are.

Friday
Jun 23
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 14
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 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 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 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
Oct 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 11

Magic Hassle

Rosele, owner of Sergio's Italian Gardens in Las Vegas, is concerned about a conflict between her longtime pianist and recently hired magician. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Hollie and John to find out which performer needs to go.

Friday
Mar 2
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 7

Repeat Offender

Cara is concerned about an unhealthy competition between her two New Orleans restaurants, Toast and Tartine. Mystery Diners Shelby and Nicole go undercover and discover that a problem employee, previously busted by Charles Stiles, is on the owner's staff.

Friday
Mar 2
4:30am | 3:30c
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 9
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 3

Promotion Sabotage

When Isabel and Todd, co-owners of Barrio Star in San Diego, have a dispute over which waiter they should promote to manager, they contact Charles Stiles to mediate. Mystery Diners Chelsea and Seth go undercover and discover one of the candidates is being sabotaged from within.

Friday
Mar 9
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Charitable Donations

When Doug, owner of Pelons Tex-Mex Restaurant in Austin, Texas, hears rumors that his staff is collecting money for an unauthorized charity, he contacts Charles to investigate. Mystery Diners Holly and Jordan go undercover to see if the reports are true.

Friday
Mar 16
4am | 3c
Season 8, Episode 2

Employee Discount

Andy, owner of 55 Degree Wine and Link N Hops in Los Angeles, believes discrepancies at both his wine shop and restaurant are somehow related. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Destiney and Rob to investigate.

Friday
Mar 16
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 4

Missing Memorabilia

The owners of Fenders Moto Cafe and Brew Pub in Portland, Ore., call Charles Stiles when they notice some of their valuable motorcycle memorabilia has gone missing. Mystery Diners Shelby and Leslie go undercover to find out if any employees are responsible.

Friday
Mar 23
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 10

The Spoils of Victory

After hearing rumors that his restaurant's signature cocktail is being served at other bars, Daniel, owner of Victory in New Orleans, contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Patrick and Ingrid go undercover and discover an even bigger problem inside.

Friday
Mar 23
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 7, Episode 10

Vintage Scams

Jimmy, owner of Rockabillies in Arvada, Colo., is concerned about a dip in sales, especially during his restaurant's summer vintage car show. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Amber and Kyle to investigate and discovers that his staff is breaking multiple rules.

Friday
Mar 30
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 9

History Mystery

When Lee, owner of Old Vinings Inn in Atlanta, hears rumors of unauthorized "Civil War Tours" taking place inside his historical restaurant, he contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Kendall and Eliot go undercover to see how authentic the tours really are.

Friday
Mar 30
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.