In the hopes of rebuilding family ties, Yoji takes Bridget and Sidney to Japan so he can introduce his mom to her granddaughter for the first time. Meanwhile, a doctor asks Darren to use his artistic skills to help out a young patient.
Yoji takes Bridget and baby Sidney to Japan so he can introduce his Mom to her granddaughter for the first time in the hopes of rebuilding family ties. Meanwhile, a doctor asks Darren to use his artistic skills to help out a young patient.
Núñez and Ami's partnership has reached the breaking point and the boys need to decide if they're better off as friends. Garver takes on Simone's elaborate peacock tattoo while Darren gives a woman a voluptuous pinup girl tattoo on her back.
Ami and Nunez's bar may not open as scheduled because of problems with their business partners.
Ami jumps into producing a mixed martial arts fight night and quickly finds himself in over his head. Núñez helps a cancer survivor gain some balance. Darren and Talea make some last-minute preparations for the newest addition to their family.
The crew hits post-Katrina New Orleans to spend some tourist dollars in the cash-strapped city and do a guest artist stint at their friend's tattoo shop. While in town, they chow down on crawfish and share a few thrills at their haunted hotel.
Yoji and Darren set out to create a baby clothing line that flaunts tattoo-based designs, but creative differences threaten to keep the project from getting off the ground. Ami helps Vanessa overcome a hard relationship with a cherry blossom tattoo.
Dre wants her name put up on the shop window to feel like she's part of the team. Núñez and Damaris share a similar taste in cars but not in tattoos. Darren helps Andrea deal with the loss of her husband with an unusual tattoo.
Ami and the guys decide to test their metal on the golf course but are denied entry because they're not up to speed with the dress code. After a shopping spree, they hit the links in true Miami Ink style. Soon, the competition turns into a showdown.
Núñez gives back to his mom, buying her a house and helping out with the move. Ami has a lesson in jujitsu with a group of young martial artists. Garver tattoos an admirer from Italy. Tim and Núñez give brothers some matching scars.
The crew's on the move. Ami, Núñez, Darren and Dre head out to Cape Canaveral to see the space shuttle launch, discovering that traveling in an RV isn't exactly luxury.
Ami teaches an art class at Miami Children's Hospital and brings the kids' drawings to life through animation. Baby Dre takes Yoji shopping for some tight, tight jeans, and Ami and Núñez can hardly believe the results.
Yoji comes down with a nasty skin condition, needing medical attention. Garver tries his hand at fixing Yoji up, but the job calls for professional assistance. A mysterious odor overtakes the shop, and the guys put Baby Dre on the job.
Married life has put Yoji under a lot of stress lately, so Ami helps him out by babysitting Syd for the day. Yoji takes the opportunity to go for a quiet lunch with his wife, Bridgett, but his nerves get the best of him.
Things are more hectic than ever in the shop. Dre has to pass her certification test or the shop's out a manager. Darren's in love and he's moving fast. Between a new fiancée and baby on the way, he's facing some big life changes.
Kat does some of her best work on her friends. Check it out.
The shop is a full-fledged success and there's no telling where the artists of Miami Ink will go now. They've brought Kat in full time to help handle the growing clientele and Yoji has graduated to tattooing on a regular basis. Ami and Nunez have to step up to handle the responsibilities of a booming business, and all of the artists are dealing with the idea of growing up: partying less, working more, taking care of their parents and having families. These tattoo artists are revels at heart and their new life will bring unexpected challenges.
Things are in chaos at Miami Ink. To put things back on track, Ami gets onboard with Nunez's plan for a new shop, and Darren's surprise return from an extended trip adds tot eh good vibe. On the downside, they're still missing and artist and they need a new shop manager. Garver travels to Costa Rica to convince their old friend Tim Hendricks to join Miami Ink, and Ami and Nunez try to convince Baby Dre, a Moroccan lesbian, to head back to Miami from LA to manage the shop. Amidst the chaos, one artist comes down with a nasty skin condition; a mysterious odor overtakes the shop; the gang goes on a road tripl and some face major life changes. In between the craziness, the doors are open for business. Clients include a dominatrix, a vet who lost both legs in battle, a man who lost his wife and unborn child to cancer, and a runaway bride who's looking to mark her new life.
The shop's doing better than ever and there's no telling where the crew at Miami Ink will take it next. Ami and Nunez juggle responsibilities of the booming business at the shop and new bar, while all the artists deal with the challenges of growing up: partying less, working more, taking care of loved ones, and having families. These tattoo artists are rebels at heart chasing fun and adventure, as life continues to bring unexpected challenges.
Miami Ink Season 1
TLC's hit series Miami Ink returns with all-new adventures. Join Ami, Darren, Chris Carver, Chris Nunez, Yoji and Kat Von D for a look inside the colorful, painful, and intriguing world of tattoo artistry. From the touching to the quirky, every client has a story, and every tattoo a special meaning.
The shop's doing better than ever and there's no telling where the crew at Miami Ink will take it next. Kat and the shop have parted ways, but the guys haven't missed a beat. The search is on for the perfect replacement and Tasi Lyn, Miss D'Jo and Virginia are the first to test the waters. Old friends such as Joe Capobianco and Tim Hendricks stop by to help pick up the slack. Ami and Nunez juggle the responsibilities of the booming business at the shop and new bar, while all of the artists deal with the challenges of growing up: partying less, working more, taking care of loved ones, and having families. These tattoo artists are rebels at heart chasing fun and adventure as life continues to bring unexpected challenges.
Watch Miami Ink, Tuesdays at 10 PM, only on TLC.
Ami gets really burned up and lets everybody know in this Miami Ink clip.
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain comes in for a tattoo.
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