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Season 1

  • S01E01 Welcome Home Kat

    • August 7, 2007
    • TLC

    Kat Von D is back in her hometown of LA and she's fulfilling her dream of opening her own tattoo shop. She found a hot location and she plans to make it the coolest shop in town. As construction gets underway, Kat looks everywhere for her dream team.

  • S01E02 Nowhere To Work

    • August 14, 2007
    • TLC

    Kat's nailed down her dream team, but the shop's not ready when Hannah and Kim arrive to work in LA. Hannah's worried Kim might drop out. Fortunately, Corey agrees to let the entire crew work out of his shop until LA Ink opens.

  • S01E03 LA Ink Grand Opening

    • August 21, 2007
    • TLC

    LA Ink is open for business and Kat Von D and her crew celebrate with a huge rock n roll bash! It's been a struggle getting her dream shop off the ground but it's done and now the whole city will see if Kat has what it takes to run her own business.

  • S01E04 Boobs Rule

    • August 28, 2007
    • TLC

    While bathing suit shopping with Pixie, Kat learns her recent weight loss has changed more than her waistline. Pixie gives Kat the hard sell on breast implants. But before Kat goes under the knife, she does a test run on the girls at the shop.

  • S01E05 Master Cleanse

    • September 4, 2007
    • TLC

    Kat's overworked and tired, so Kim suggests that they both do a cleanse. Kat raises the stakes by making a bet to see who can last longer.The loser will get tattooed by Steve O.Nashville's Emerson Drive stops by the shop to celebrate their first #1 song.

  • S01E06 Corey's Vasectomy

    • September 11, 2007
    • TLC

    Corey contemplates getting a vasectomy, but it's a tougher decision then he thought it would be. Kat surprises Pixie by getting a portrait tattoo of her to show her how much she loves her. In the shop, Hannah tattoos a fighting fish on Raye.

  • S01E07 Pixie's Surgery

    • September 18, 2007
    • TLC

    Pixie suddenly falls sick and she can't afford the surgery she desperately needs. Corey turns to art for a new found inspiration and he tattoos a creepy portrait for his friend.

  • S01E08 Kat's Gnarly Day

    • September 25, 2007
    • TLC

    Kat invites her father to visit the shop for the first time and everything seems to go wrong. Kat arrives five hours late for work and things get chaotic.

  • S01E09 Kim Looks for Love

    • October 2, 2007
    • TLC

    Kim is sick of being single and is ready to find love. The crew decides to find her a man and Kim finally takes a gamble on love at the Drag Queen Bingo.

  • S01E10 Kat's in Love

    • October 9, 2007
    • TLC

    Kat Von D's business is booming but her personal life has been suffering as a result. Kat has managed to meet a guy who she vibes with but has some doubts about jumping into a relationship so quickly after her recent divorce.

  • S01E11 Holly's Here

    • October 16, 2007
    • TLC

    Hannah's daughter, Holly, drops by L.A. to check out the new shop, but Hannah is stuck working. As she tries to find some time to spend with her daughter, Kat hears the tragic story of the death of - Pantera's guitarist Dimebag Darrell.

  • S01E12 Pixie's Got the Blues

    • October 23, 2007
    • TLC

    Pixie is going through relationship issues the girls help her cope. Sebastian Bach makes an appearance.

  • S01E13 Big Decisions

    • October 30, 2007
    • TLC

    Kat decides she wants to take a vacation and meet Orbi on tour, but she can't seem figure out a way to meet him and still take care of the business. Meanwhile, Hannah is forced to choose between her life in L.A. and the life she left behind in Chicago.

  • S01E14 Kat's Back, Where's Hannah?

    • January 1, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat returns to the shop to find that Hannah is still in Chicago. And that Pixie took a week off from work - without telling her! Plus, Kat comes up with an idea for a tattoo and music convention called "Musink."

  • S01E15 Pixie Moonlights

    • January 15, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat considers how to deal with Pixie's absence from the shop when Kat was on vacation. While Pixie asks for a day off to moonlight as a make-up artist. But everyone is glad that Hannah finally returns to LA.

  • S01E16 Kat Cleans Up

    • January 22, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat tries to tame her wild ways by moving in with her boyfriend Orbi.

  • S01E17 New Beginnings

    • January 29, 2008
    • TLC

    Amist all the tension between the crew, they decide to put it all behind them and make a fresh start. Kat hires her sister, Karoline, to be her personal assistant while she plans a special surprise with the help of comedian Tom Green.

  • S01E18 Novelty Girls

    • February 5, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat and Orbi's relationship grows closer when she tattoos a portrait of Rock N Roll legend, Roy Orbison, on Orbi. Pixie and Kim decide to try speed dating but it doesn't fair so well.

  • S01E19 Skate Ramp

    • February 12, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat decides to build a full sized skate ramp inside the shop. But Hannah, whose work station will be right next to the ramp, doesn't like the idea and thinks bad things will happen. Meanwhile, because of the construction in the shop, Corey and Kim are forced to work in Corey's shop.

  • S01E20 Kat's World Record

    • February 19, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat decides it's time for her to set a Guinness World Record by doing 400 tattoos in 24 hours. However with less than one week until the big day, Kat think she might be attempting the impossible.

  • S01E21 Kat Gets a Scare

    • February 28, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat feels some really bad pains and decides it's time to consult her doctor. But as her pains continue to get worse, she decides to go in for a second opinion. Something urgent is discovered and Kat is rushed in for emergency surgery.

  • S01E22 Corey's Dilemma

    • March 6, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat returns to work after her health scare but is so overwhelmed by the progress of "MusInk" that she missed the deadlines and her headlining band cancels on her. Kat turns to Corey for a helping hand but Corey can't find a balance between being a family man and a friend.

  • S01E23 The Worst Day Ever

    • March 13, 2008
    • TLC

    Pixie's bad work habits have the other artists fed up and forces Kat to make a hard decision about Pixie's future as the Shop Manager. But as things continue to get worse, Kat tries her best to keep the fighting away fro the clients.

  • S01E24 Life after Pixie

    • March 20, 2008
    • TLC

    The shop tries to pick up all the pieces after Pixie's big blow up at the shop. Kat is forced to find a fill in for Pixie. Kat and Pixie's friendship is tested, but Kat tries to make amends.

  • S01E25 Orbi's Secret

    • March 27, 2008
    • TLC

    Orbi, Kat's boyfriend, secretly meets with Kat's dad to confess his true feelings about Kat and the future of their relationship.

  • S01E26 On The Rocks...

    • April 3, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat and Orbi's relationship is on the rocks, but Kat chooses to focus on her work and Musink, her tattoo and music covention instead.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Help Wanted

    • October 9, 2008
    • TLC

    Everyone is stressed out keeping the shop growing and running smoothly. Kat needs to hire more help, but struggles whether to hire another friend as manager. While rocker Dave Navarro wants to memorialize his mom with a pinup portrait.

  • S02E02 Comic Relief

    • October 16, 2008
    • TLC

    Hannah tries transforming the crew at the shop into larger than life comic book characters. The new manager, Naheed, tries to bond with the crew while managing the shop at the same time.

  • S02E03 Crüefest

    • October 23, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat and crew rock out when Kat gets a surprise visit from Mötley Crüe musician Nikki Sixx, who wants a portrait of his friend and fellow band member Mick Mars.

  • S02E04 Cover Girl

    • October 30, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat takes her brother, sister and a reporter from Latina magazine, to her hometown for a trip down Von D memory lane for a cover story. While phenomenal booty model, Elke the Stallion, asks Corey for a special set of wings.

  • S02E05 Corey's Fort

    • November 6, 2008
    • TLC

    Corey's long commute each day is cutting into his time with his kids. Kat tattoos "The Game", a rapper who wants to quit music to be a father and Jason gets a portrait of his deceased baby daughter.

  • S02E06 Kat Gets Hypnotized

    • November 13, 2008
    • TLC

    The smokers at the shop decide to get help from a hypnotist to kick the habit. While Kat brings to life Don's photo of his wife, Yolanda Perez shares her difficulties being a single mom.

  • S02E07 Kim's Big Deal

    • November 20, 2008
    • TLC

    Kim's asked to provide artwork for a shoe manufacturer's new line. Meanwhile, Hannah and Corey meet one of the country's top female rally-car drivers.

  • S02E08 Kat Tales

    • December 4, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat's up against a tight deadline on her latest project-a book about her art-and she's still got some important things to get done. Matt Bradley, of Discovery's "Deadliest Catch," steps off his fishing boat and into the shop.

  • S02E09 Hannah and Corey Jam Session

    • December 11, 2008
    • TLC

    Naheed crosses a line when Kat gives her a heavy metal momma on a black horse with razor teeth on her forearm. Dan, a world-famous architect isn't too sure he wants a tattoo, then isn't certain Hannah's up to doing his very complicated artwork!

  • S02E10 Funny Farm

    • December 18, 2008
    • TLC

    Kat signs up for a big project outside the tattoo shop - redecorating her musician boyfriend Nikki Sixx's recording studio, Funny Farm. Kim gives soap actor Kristoff St. John a philosophical to remind him what makes him strong.

  • S02E11 It's All In The Family

    • January 8, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat gives Motorhead's Lemmy a tattoo; Hannah and her daughter bond in hopes of figuring out the past; Kat plans a celebration since her brother is coming for a visit.

  • S02E12 66 Nikki's

    • January 15, 2009
    • TLC

    Nikki Sixx's work with Covenant House inspires Kat to get involved, but she stresses out when planning a benefit goes down to the wire. Olympic soccer star Natasha Kai stops by the shop to show off the gold. Corey dedicates a tattoo to his son.

  • S02E13 First Anniversary

    • January 22, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat puts Naheed in charge of throwing a party for the whole crew to celebrate the 1 yr anniversary of the shop! Kim asks Hannah to tattoo her for the first time. Nick Wheeler from the band the All-American Rejects stops by for a portrait of his puppy dog.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Kat's Back

    • July 9, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat has been gone for months on her book tour and now returns to LA Ink. The shop has gotten more sucessful, even with Hannah and Kim gone.

  • S03E02 Stranger In My Shop

    • July 16, 2009
    • TLC

    With her business expanding, Kat is forced to go against her policy and hire some strangers. She brings in a new tattooist named Amy to see how she fits in around the shop.

  • S03E03 Kat Bares It All

    • July 23, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat uses her new cosmetic line to make herself completely tattooless in a racy New York photo shoot promotion. Meanwhile Kat's friend, Nikko stuns everyone with a gory portrait while he guest spots.

  • S03E04 Aubrey Tries to Help

    • July 30, 2009
    • TLC

    Aubry's future at LA Ink is in jeopardy with her crazy antics and when she redecorates Kat's shop.

  • S03E05 Tick, Tock, Biological Clock

    • August 6, 2009
    • TLC

    Aubry has been trying to fit in at the shop but her efforts are causing tension. Kat asks everyone to make her feel welcome and to show it, she sets Aubry up with one of Kat's good friends. While on the date Aubry announces she wants a baby.

  • S03E06 While Kat's Away, Aubry Will Play

    • August 13, 2009
    • TLC

    When Kat finds out she must travel back to New York City to help promote her new fragrance line, she brings in tattoo artist, Dan Smith, to help out in the busy shop. Meanwhile, Aubry’s antics wear Adrienne down as the work piles up.

  • S03E07 Feelings Rule

    • August 20, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat begins a second book based on her private tattoo journals work that triggers deep emotional reactions. Aubry ponders getting a tattoo. Paulie worries about not getting any clients and his feelings hit the boiling point.

  • S03E08 Tramp Stamp of Approval

    • August 27, 2009
    • TLC

    In the previous episode, Aubry was thinking about getting a tattoo and now thinks getting it at shop will earn some brownie points. However, Kat is worried that she isn't doing it for the right reason.

  • S03E09 Sobriety & Sisterhood

    • September 3, 2009
    • TLC

    The shop marks Kat's two year soberity aniversery with a special surprise, while Kat celebrates the occasion by tattooing her sister Karoline. Aubry plans hitting the stage to perform stand up comedy.

  • S03E10 Outside Interests

    • September 10, 2009
    • TLC

    Dan reminds Kat that he's taking a break to record songs with his band and she is caught off guard. Paulie's frustration with the lack of work leads to a heated blowout.

  • S03E11 Blonde Ambition

    • September 17, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat gives Motorhead's Lemmy a tattoo; Hannah and her daughter bond in hopes of figuring out the past; Kat plans a celebration since her brother is coming for a visit.

  • S03E12 LA Pink

    • September 24, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat reaccounts how a doctor's appointment brought the anxiety of possible cancer into her life and Aubry is still trying to fit in but Corey is not buying it.

  • S03E13 The Final Showdown

    • October 1, 2009
    • TLC

    Kat has decided to have the mural in the back of shop redone and mistakelly announces that the entire shop personal will be on it. Aubry is looking forward to seeing her face as validation of the poor treatment she feels the staff have been showing her.

  • S03E14 Showdown at the Shop

    • February 18, 2010
    • TLC

    The argument between Corey and Aubry is now at a head and Kat must now decide what to do about it, while in the wake of Karoline leaving the shop

  • S03E15 Training Day

    • February 25, 2010
    • TLC

    Liz, the new shop manager, is no-nonsense and Kat likes it. However, it is not sitting well with the rest of the crew. Paulie and Amy are trying to hookup Aubry with a job at American Electric, but they are struggling.

  • S03E16 What's Wrong Kat?

    • March 4, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat's cat, Ludwig, is very sick and she is having a hard time dealing with it and Liz's superior attitude after she found out there are four "Shop Manager" positions and the basics of the job. While Craig questions Aubry's competence at American Electric and gets a visit from his brother.

  • S03E17 Whose Party Is It?

    • March 11, 2010
    • TLC

    Rap superstar, Soulja Boy, gets a tattoo from Kat and the planning of a party at the shop puts Kat in the middle of feuding Adrienne and Liz. Aubry debates about removing her LA Ink tattoo.

  • S03E18 Gone Too Far

    • March 18, 2010
    • TLC

    The tension between Adrienne and Liz is getting to be too much for Kat and she puts an end to it, while Cory's stress is showing. Paulie gets his color skills tested and Aubry decides on another tattoo at American Electric.

  • S03E19 Enough is Enough!

    • March 25, 2010
    • TLC

    The war between Adrienne and Liz has gotten out of hand and Kat has had enough. Aubry crosses the line at American Electric with her plans for a makeup studio.

  • S03E20 Challenge for Kat

    • April 1, 2010
    • TLC

    Amputees, Rob and Scott, get prosthetic limbs tattooed by Kat and she enforces shop policy with Corey and the rest of the team. Paulie's client invites him to work on Snoop Dogg's music video.

  • S03E21 Feeling the Heat

    • April 8, 2010
    • TLC

    The tension between Kat and Corey is causing mounting pressure in the shop. Corey is disenchanted with the lack of shop support at his band performance. Aubry is furious when she finds out Paulie met with Corey.

  • S03E22 Tensions Between Friends

    • April 15, 2010
    • TLC

    Tension in the shop is escalating, especially when Liz reveals details about Corey's private conversation. Liz's true motivations are discovered when she seeks out Aubry.

  • S03E23 Caught in a Lie

    • April 22, 2010
    • TLC

    Liz gives Corey time off without checking with Kat, while she is away at a battered woman's benefit. Liz is call out by Adrienne and Dan about it and Aubry quits.

  • S03E24 Time is Up

    • April 29, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat and Corey's friendship is at the breaking point when Corey is acting out against High Voltage. Liz's time at the shop comes to an end when Kat learns of her lie. Amy's Irish boyfriend comes to America.

Season 4

  • S04E01 Kat Loses Her Rock

    • August 11, 2010
    • TLC

    Corey quits High Voltage (i.e. "LA Ink") after an encounter with Kat. However, it appartently is short lived when he asks for his job back and Kat has to decide between the friendship and the shop. While at American Electric, Craig's new tattoo artist and Amy aren't getting along.

  • S04E02 Kat's New Journey

    • August 18, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat consults with the rest of the LA Ink team in order to decide whether to allow Corey to come back. Ruthless and Amy continue to disagree at American Electric.

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Fresh Ink: Welcome Home Kat

    • August 18, 2010
    • TLC

  • S04E03 The Return of the Rock?

    • August 25, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat has still not made a decision about Corey's return to the shop and he unsure what to do concerning his clients in Hollywood. His frustration with waiting causes him to start looking at other options.

  • S04E04 The Rock Rolls

    • September 1, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat decides to bring Corey back after listening to the rest of the crew. However, it maybe too late since he may have changed his mind. At American Electric, the tension explodes between Amy and Ruthless and Paulie is almost speechless when a new visitor walks in.

  • S04E05 The Truce

    • September 8, 2010
    • TLC

    Rooftop starts a prank war with Nikki Sixx and Corey joins American Electric, severing ties with High Voltage.

  • S04E06 Strictly Business

    • September 15, 2010
    • TLC

    Corey dishs the dirt in a magazine interview while Kat travels to New York give bad news to her editor of her second book and meet with Sephora.

  • S04E07 The Black Widow

    • September 22, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat wakes up to find that a spider has bitten her eye, and the possibility of surgery scares her just as much as not being able to tattoo. Corey calms the tension at American Electric when he agrees to tattoo Amy and Paulie.

  • S04E08 Oh Brother

    • September 29, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat convinces Michael to run a marathon, but after he drops out, she finds other ways to spend time with him. American Electric celebrates its 11th anniversary, and Paulie's refusal to participate angers Craig just as much as Amy's surprise guest.

  • S04E09 Rock and Ink

    • October 6, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat auctions off a tattoo for charity, Nikki Sixx interviews Dan on his radio show, and the crew goes to see Dan's band at The House of Blues. Corey walks in to find Aubry getting tattooed, and Amy finds herself between a rock and a hard place.

  • S04E10 The Missing Piece

    • October 13, 2010
    • TLC

    After noticing that her crew is acting strange, Kat starts digging for information only to find that she may have ruined a great surprise. At American Electric, Ruthless realizes that Amy is covering for Paulie and threatens to tell Craig.

  • S04E11 Wet Paint

    • October 20, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat takes a long look at Corey's face on the mural and decides that it's time for a change. After an unexplained absence, Paulie returns to American Electric with a careless attitude and Craig is forced to fire him.

  • S04E12 Kat Minus Sixx

    • October 27, 2010
    • TLC

    Michael and Rooftop are in charge of the next door event space, while Kat decides on whether to go on tour with Nikki or end their relationship. Tensions hit a head between Ruthless and Amy over an upcoming tattoo convention.

  • S04E13 Kat in Wonderland

    • November 3, 2010
    • TLC

    Kat's gallery "Wonderland" opens with a party of surprises, including introducing her new boyfriend to the press. Meanwhile at AE, tensions between Amy and Ruthless explode.

  • S04E14 New Beginnings

    • July 28, 2011
    • TLC

    In the last 9 months, Kat has had a successful gallery opening, a whirlwind book tour, survived a devastating house fire and got engaged to her soul mate, Jesse James. The High Voltage crew tries to keep up as Kat starts over.

  • S04E15 Kat's New Roomate

    • August 4, 2011
    • TLC

    While balancing a long distance relationship with her fiancé, Jesse James, Kat decides to design her own wedding dress with help from the designers of her new clothing line. Later, she heads to NYC for a Sephora photo shoot.

  • S04E16 Tats for Japan

    • August 11, 2011
    • TLC

    Kat and the crew decide to throw a benefit for the earthquake victims in Japan, but find out High Voltage may not be so safe when the big one hits. Tensions rise when Rooftop and Arianna take Kat's car and blow the tires out.

  • S04E17 Addicted

    • August 18, 2011
    • TLC

    Kat uncovers Arianna's dark secret, when it becomes a matter of life and death. Meanwhile, Dan plays a dodgy prank that turns the shop into a warzone - and Rooftop takes a permanent hit.

  • S04E18 Photo Finish

    • August 25, 2011
    • TLC

    Kat Von D's stress levels reach an all-time high as she must complete a photo shoot in time to showcase her new clothing line to prestigious fashion editors. Michael & Rooftop duke it out in a series of agonizing challenges.

  • S04E19 Kat & Jesse in Baja

    • September 1, 2011
    • TLC

    A trip to her birthplace in Mexico could end in wedding bells or hospital bills for Kat, as Jesse tries for first place in the grueling off-road Baja 500 race. Kat gives Arianna the surprise of her life when Arianna successfully hits 100 days sober.

  • S04E20 While Kat's Away

    • September 8, 2011
    • TLC

    Kat decides to make some upgrades to High Voltage and hires a contractor who has his own ideas. While Kat is in Austin with Jesse, chaos ensues in the shop and on the home front.

  • S04E21 Nothing is Forever, Not Even Tattoos

    • September 15, 2011
    • TLC

    When Kat decides to open an Austin tattoo shop with Jesse, the High Voltage family fears their home of 5 years may be closing its doors for good. Regret is a bitter pill when Kat hears Michael's big confession. Kat faces the toughest decision of her life.