Episode 504 Barbara Corcoran and Lori Greiner will go head to head for the first time ever. Two guys from Dallas, TX hope to bring a little sweetness to the masses with their savory cake balls; two doctors who are also brothers from Tucson, AZ, claim they have a social media cure for the old-school communication between patients and medical professionals; two sisters-in-law from Firecrest, WA pitch their business for gourmet pickles made from a 100-year-old family recipe; and a tech-savvy entrepreneur from Los Angeles, CA has a mobile app that allows a modern way to send a traditional postcard. Also, an update on Tracy Noonan and Danielle Desroches from Cohasset, MA and their Wicked Good Cupcakes business, which Kevin O'Leary invested in during Season 4.
Episode 505 The Sharks first scoff at a woman from New York, NY who wants to put the "style" in your doggy's lifestyle with her chic canine fashion accessories; a Silicon Valley veteran from Burlingame, CA has a breathalyzer app that could help save lives; three event planners from Hampton, VA ask the sharks to invest in their gourmet mango preserves business while singing their jingle, "spread it, mix it, shake it, stir it"; and a husband from Waterford, MI uses a sexy body double to demonstrate how a man can earn medals for performing household chores. Also, an update on Lani Lazzari from Pittsburgh, PA and her spa quality body scrubs, Simple Sugars, which Mark Cuban invested in during Season 4.
Episode 503 Sharks Kevin O'Leary and Robert Herjavec team up to battle Mark Cuban over a deal, and the Sharks are dazzled by the charm and beauty of two young women with an unbelievable pitch: A mom from Highland Park, Illinois, has a line of aromatherapy sprays to help children with fears of the dark, nightmares and monsters; two firefighters from Austin, Texas, invent an ultra-lightweight carrier-to-carrier for tired tots who need a piggyback from a parent; two beautiful, young women from Los Angeles have a low-tech answer to protecting hair from smelly cooking fumes; and a Sacramento man sells a special cooking tray for ramen noodle lovers worldwide. Also, an update on Dave Alwan's Echo Valley Meats from Bartonsville, Illinois. How is he doing since appearing on the show last season, despite the fact he did not get a deal? Which Shark's frank advice affected him the most?
Episode 507 Platinum recording artist Brian McKnight sings to the Sharks when he joins an entrepreneurial deejay from San Diego, CA pitching a syndicated radio show specializing in love song dedications; a self-described "beach family" from Huntington Beach, CA hope they won't run into rough waters when pitching the Sharks their distinctive skateboards that glide like a surfboard; a young man from Provo, UT has a big vision for the future with his smartphone QR code-scanning technology; and a father and his two teen-aged daughters invented an easy way to patch small holes in window and door screens. Also, an update on Nathan Holzapfel from Provo, UT and his unique belt with no holes, the Mission Belt, which Daymond John invested in during Season 4.
Episode 506 Two men from Chapel Hill, North Carolina offer live goat rentals to provide grazing services for lawns with pesky weeds, and a couple from Charlotte, North Carolina pitch their children's accessories line to the Sharks. A Los Angeles woman promotes her numbing cream and underwear for use before bikini waxing, and a couple from Upland, California promotes their popsicles made from fruits and veggies. There's also an emotional update on Nardo's Naturals, an organic skin care line in St. Petersburg, Florida. Since their deal two seasons ago with Shark Barbara Corcoran, the entrepreneurs had to overcome a family tragedy to keep their business going.
Episode 509 One entrepreneur makes "Shark Tank" history and accepts an unprecedented amount for a deal. Additional pitches include a marketing expert who believes there is big money to be made from the big scares in the Halloween live attractions she produces. Two men from Orem, Utah think their repair wrap will become an everyday household fix-it tool, and a couple from McKinney, TX developed a product designed to help others communicate their feelings even when it's tough. Also, an update on Jeff Stafford & Dusty Holloway from Orlando, FL and Shell Bobbers, their fish bobbers made from shotgun shells, which Mark Cuban invested in during Season 4.
Episode 501 Two men from St. Louis have a line of safe, natural cleaning products - but will they clean up when it comes to a deal? A New Yorker inspired by cups at frat parties hopes for a $300,000 investment in his standard party cup with a hidden shot glass inside. An entrepreneur from Pleasanton, California has an electric, lightweight bodyboard which he claims could be the hottest new thing in water sports - will a Shark bite? And an entrepreneur from Arcadia, Florida, is pitching a tented root cover for newly planted trees that he claims will save farmers thousands of dollars in fuel and water. And the show updates viewers on last season's Teddy Needs a Bath - a product from Nicole Townsend of Huntington Beach, CA, that helps clean stuffed animals safely. Why does she now say, Shark Tank made all of my dreams come true?
Episode 508 A paparazzi from New York offers his unique skill to help guys with their marriage proposals; two men from Los Angeles invented a baby bump sound system for mothers-to-be; a Venice, CA bread pudding peddler asks the Sharks to invest in her family-owned business which boasts many flavors of the timeless dessert; and a pet lover from Camarillo, CA wants to change the way people celebrate special occasions with their four-legged friends by using his pet-safe color fur spray paint. Also, an update on Moshe Weiss from St. Paul, MN and SoundBender, a magnetic, power-free iPad amplifier which Daymond John invested in during Season 4.
Episode 510 Tonight's standouts include a product from an entrepreneur from Pacific Palisades, CA that ensures you'll always know who's ringing your front door, regardless if you're at home. Two sisters from Washington, D.C have an impressive subscription gift service to send children imaginative toys to spark their creativity on a regular basis. A frugal entrepreneur from Cramerton, NC whose best-selling slaw/salsa condiment is flying off the shelves in some national grocery chains, and three men from Troy, MI have an app that enables you to create customized products from your cell phone and then sell them in a virtual marketplace.
Episode 511 A husband & wife team from Austin, TX shock the Sharks' with their extremely lucrative online sales for knee-high boot socks. Two publicists from Santa Monica, CA created a stylish clutch for easy access to your smart phone and just the essentials. A couple from San Ramon, CA solve a school day dilemma by providing kids a way to personalize and create their own lunchbox designs, and a finance expert from Long Island City, NY has a sweet take on customizing the chocolate bar of your dreams. Also, an update on Corey Ward & Trew Quackenbush from Cincinnati, OH and Tom + Chee, their gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches made with artisan cheese and glazed donuts, which Barbara Corcoran and Mark Cuban invested in during Season 4.
Episode 513 A former pro football player from Avon, Ohio tries to sell the Sharks on his delicious boneless baby back ribs which can be cooked in 2 minutes in the microwave - but will a strong pitch and tasty food be enough for the Sharks to bite? Two moms from Bayonne, New Jersey have a line of detachable mohawks to dress up kids' safety helmets and entrepreneurs from Los Angeles sell whimsical animal themed hat/scarf combinations on "Shark Tank." Houston entrepreneur has a first-of-its-kind reality interface for video gamers, allowing users to be completely immersed in their game experience--and Shark Robert Herjavec can't wait to try it out. Plus, Sharks Mark Cuban and Daymond John travel to Washington, D.C. to be panelists at the Kingonomics Entrepreneurship and Investment Conference, an event for minority-owned businesses which also includes a casting call.
Episode 512 A man from Lubbock, TX believes his colorful, magnetic light strands hold the solution to one of the holiday's biggest headaches; a man from San Diego, CA pitches his Christmaskah item for interfaith families that bridges the gap between "Ho, ho, ho," and "Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel;" and a business duo from San Diego presents a fashion show highlighting their fun, witty take on the traditional Christmas sweater of the past. Also, a model and hairstylist say there is nothing fake in wanting to make a real deal with their luxurious clip-in hair extensions. The holidays have already taken off for Marine Corps aviation officer Major Robert Dyer, a highly decorated combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, with RuckPack, his energy and nutritional supplement designed and tested by active duty military personnel, which Kevin O'Leary and Robert Herjavec invested in during Season 4.
Episode 515 The Sharks hear pitches they all want to sink their teeth into, and fight each other for a piece of it. A former NFL player from Anthem, AZ has a mobile fitness company for kids allowing them to have fun and be fit; a forensic pathologist and self-described "wall doctor" from Chester County, PA has a prescription for fixing a hole in the wall; a couple from Chatsworth, CA has an affordable solution for photos stacking up on your Smartphone; and a man from Washington, DC has the answer to security problems with his webcam privacy shield. In a follow up segment, three men from Pawtucket, RI give an update on their Nuts N More fortified, sugar-free nut butters which Mark and Robert invested in during Season 4.
Episode 514 A woman from Cordova, Alaska touts her mud mask made of hand harvested glacial mud from the Copper River Delta in Alaska; two men from Encino, California show off their powerstrips and surge protectors designed to blend in with hardwood floors; and a Wesley Chapel, Florida entrepreneur believes his creating fanciful balloon designs are among this week's bait for the Sharks. Will they invest? Plus, an update with the Cincinnati owners of Tom & Chee, a gourmet grilled cheese business in which Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran invested last season.
Episode 518 When Mark Cuban hears how a Mom from Provo, UT funded her idea to design stylish baby shoes, he proclaims that hers is the best story he's heard on how to start a business. Also, a man from Salt Lake City, UT hopes the Sharks will swallow his idea for a pill that anyone can take in a situation when food is not an option; two siblings from Prairie Village, KS hope they can zip up a deal with the Sharks with their children's swimwear line that keeps kids sun safe; and an accomplished entrepreneur from San Diego, CA has a simple way to stay fit with a custom deck of playing cards that makes exercise convenient and fun. In a follow up segment, Kim Nelson from Pauline, SC gives an update on her dessert company, Daisy Cakes, which Barbara invested in during Season Two.
Episode 502 There's potential millions at stake when the Sharks recognize one irresistible product and a feeding frenzy ensues among all of them, including guest Shark Steve Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants and film producer. Whose offer will win? This week's entrepreneurs include sisters from Normal, Illinois whose gourmet edible cookie dough is meant to be enjoyed unbaked; Los Angeles entrepreneurs who've created organic flavored milk that tastes like what's left in the bowl after you've eaten your favorite cereal; an IPhone app by a Georgia inventor that uses the phone's built-in hardware to make it spin hands-free for panoramic picture taking; and an interactive workout technology from an Austin, Texas entrepreneur who brings out Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza to demo his product. Plus, we follow up with the Morganville, NJ owner of Pro-NRG, a protein infused water endorsed by the NFL's Brandon Jacobs, in which Daymond John invested last season.
Episode 520 A Portland, Oregon entrepreneur has a juice and smoothie cart with blenders powered entirely by pedaling vintage bikes, and a former CIA officer based in Cedar City, Utah teaches customers how to pick locks, escape handcuffs and disappear without a trace with his classes. Former pro wrestler Dallas Page and his business partner in Smyrna, GA pitch a fitness program based on yoga movements which is high energy and zero impact, and a woman from Atlanta, GA pitches her breakfast brand which includes southern specialties. We get an update on Gameface, from Tyler, TX, a temporary face paint transfer in which Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner invested last season.
Episode 517 An architect from New York City now builds relationships instead of structures, with her unique dating service that blends online dating with personal interaction. Also, a couple from Los Angeles impresses the Sharks with their salesmanship as well as their bamboo cleaning cloths that offer an eco-friendly alternative to paper towels; two sisters from Los Angeles have designed a fast and easy way to make a bed by combining a sleeping bag and a fitted sheet, and a pediatrician from Atlanta, GA may have overestimated the value of her buzzing medical device that takes the sting out of the dreaded shot. There is a follow-up on Dallas Robinson & Mike Buonomo from Riverton, UT and their Kisstixx mix-and-match flavored lip balm, which Mark Cuban invested in during Season 3.
Episode 521 A mechanical engineer from San Francisco hopes to catch a deal with his patented bike lighting LED system that attaches to the wheel rim for safety and utility but incurs the wrath of Mark Cuban along the way. Parents from Los Angeles tout their baby wear with reinforced knees and built-in squeakers to help caregivers keep track of a crawling baby on the move. The Sharks' reaction brings the mom to tears. An entrepreneur from La Grange, IL thinks his shoe buffing pad that attaches to a household power drill could revolutionize shoe shining, and a Rochester, NY inventor wants the Sharks to invest in his "modular laces" which enable kids and adults to customize their sneaker looks with different styles and colors. Who among these do the Sharks agree is the "real deal?" We follow up on Kazam, a pedal-less training bike by a Virginia Beach entrepreneur in which Mark Cuban invested last season.
Episode 516 The episode features a six-year-old girl from Studio City, CA, who hopes the Sharks get stuck on her paint-on bandage invention that's not just for kids; a 15-year-old from Virginia Beach, VA has come up with an appealing way to make drinking water more exciting; a socially conscious high school senior from Los Gatos, CA hopes to save the planet from electronic waste with his online recommerce business; and a 16-year-old from Deming, WA, who lives on a farm, wants to help save the bees with his spicy flavored raw honey, a product he started working on when he was 11 years old. There will be an update on 11-year-old Ryan Kelly from Stamford, CT and his homemade dog treats, Ryan's Barkery, which Barbara invested in during Season 4.
Episode 523 An entrepreneur from Salt Lake City hopes to convince the Sharks of the delicious and healthy merits of his energy bars fortified with protein from crickets; an inventor from Vista, California shows how his garage lock will protect everyone from easy break-ins, a confident entrepreneur from Needham, MA, tries to school the Sharks, even those without hair, on a "paradigm shift in morning grooming" - his shower cap to fix bedhead, and two young men from Chicago, OH, try to woo the Sharks on their e-commerce platform for digital textbook rentals. And, an amazing update on this season's newest success story - Fiber Fix, created by entrepreneurs from Orem, Utah, in which Lori Greiner invested.
Episode 528 Three men from Jackson, NJ with 60 years of painting experience among them, cause the Sharks to get in a feeding frenzy over their convenient way to store a wet paintbrush. Two moms from Austin, TX hope at least one Shark will make an offer for their portable mat that fits into an ultra-compact pouch, two Harvard Business School grads from New York, NY devised a unique way to provide a chef-designed, pre-portioned nutritious meal right to your door, and two men from Park City, UT offer a healthier version of a favorite breakfast with their whole-grain flapjack and waffle mix. Also, an update on Melissa & Rick Hinnant from Leander, TX and their Grace & Lace business that makes hand knitted socks and legwarmers, which Barbara invested in during Season 5.
Episode 519 It begins as a typical fast-paced episode of America's favorite Friday night viewing, but by the end of the hour, it's a take-no-prisoners battle of the men versus the women - who will prevail with a deal? Barbara Corcoran and Lori Greiner team up to battle it out against Robert Herjavec, Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary over a particularly enticing product. An entrepreneur from Louisville, KY has whimsical plush slippers he claims feels like pillows on your feet; inventors from Sacramento, CA show off their dynamic signage for business owners who don't want to hire human sign holders; two women from Macon, GA have created trousers and leggings that give instant, built-in uplift to one's derriere; a Dallas-based foodie wants to make his mark with his boldly-flavored line of nuts for snacking, and an update on CordaRoys, a line of beanbag furniture that has skyrocketed in sales since Lori Greiner invested last season.
Episode 524 A guitar player from Dallas, TX hopes to sing his way into a deal for his service that helps people find and hire music instructors; a firefighter from San Diego, CA has come up with a simple way to stop costly, accidental fire sprinkler activations; two friends from Salt Lake City, UT show how they can turn fire and water into a battery charger; and the outside-the-box thinking of two men from San Francisco, CA could result in a deal for their all-inclusive project kits in a box. In a follow up segment, Tiffany Krumins from Auburn, GA and creator of Ava the Elephant medicine dispenser gives an update on her business, which Barbara invested in during Season One.
Episode 529 Two Dallas entrepreneurs demonstrate their smart light bulb which can be programmed from a mobile phone for home or business, a father/son team from Las Vegas have a high-tech replacement for a cork that helps preserve wine and olive oil, parents from Washington, D.C. unveil their subscription service of carefully-curated children's books, but they only have 85 subscribers to date, and a Sarasota, FL woman has a fort-building construction kit for kids that makes castles, pirate ships and cars. Plus, a follow-up on Breathometer, one of the show's most popular deals???5 Sharks invested in it earlier this season. It's a breathalyzer app that works with your smart phone to check if you are over the legal alcohol limit and if you are, can call a taxi for you, recommend a hotel and more.
Episode 522 An 11-year old fashionista from Memphis, Tennessee has already captured Oprah's attention with his line of hand-crafted bow ties for people of all ages which he makes with his family members. But can he cut a deal in the Tank with Daymond John or another Shark? Two men from Linden, Utah present their new hot beverage made from roasted cocoa beans roasted like coffee which is packed with antioxidants, and a college student from Provo, Utah created his own blend of nutritional supplements to help focus, mental agility, and overall brain health. Two Boston men operate a popular 5K obstacle course race series in 20 cities that features 100' foot water slides, fire and water hazards, as well as other "epic" obstacles. Will the Sharks buy in? Also, an update on Brandon and Keith Marz from Van Nuys, California, Leander, TX and their Marz Sprays, oral vitamin atomizers which are a tasty, easy way to get daily nutrients, in which Lori invested last season.
Episode 526 An entrepreneur from Marina Del Rey, CA wants an investment in his e-commerce flower business, which offers bouquets shipped direct from farms on an active volcano for just $40 flat; a man from Encinitas, CA thinks his anti-aging lifting strips for mouth wrinkles is a game changer. A 19-year-old from Plano, TX invented a "breakaway" hanger as a third-grader which collapses under pressure for easy on and off; and two friends from Brooklyn, NY pitch their compostable party tableware made from renewable plant materials. And, Kevin O'Leary follows up on his and Mark Cuban's recent investment in Groovebook, which tripled its sales in just 5 days after airing earlier this season and also drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Episode 525 Self-professed wine connoisseur Kevin O'Leary gives advice to a lady from Solano Beach, CA on her lighter, healthier alternative to a full-bodied wine. Likewise, Robert Herjavec has some suggestions for a former merchant marine from Anacortes, WA on his innovative, deep-sea treasure hunting business. Three men from San Francisco, CA hope to paddle their way into a deal with a collapsible kayak that folds up like the traditional Japanese art of origami, and a couple from Pleasant Hill, CA reveal to the Sharks the surprising twist they put into their decadent cinnamon rolls. Also, an update on Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac from Los Angeles, CA and their Maine lobster roll food truck business, which Barbara Corcoran invested in during Season 4.
Episode 527 A college sophomore from Oak Brook, IL raised in a traditional Indian family, wants to make her own American dream come true with her flat-folding, reusable storage box. A couple from Carmel, IN hope to cook up a deal with their reinvented cookware, two exuberant moms from Solana Beach, CA have taken the pain out of shoe shopping for your kids with an iPad app that measures foot sizes, and two men from Aurora, IL designed a quick, simple solution to tying up a water balloon. In a first of its kind follow-up, many of the amazing success stories from "Shark Tank" are highlighted, with the entrepreneurs discussing their experiences and how their businesses have grown since coming to the Tan.