On last night's episode of "Tattoo Nightmares," Jasmine, Big Gus and Tommy, the tattoo doctors had their work cut out for them in this episode titled, “Wolf Grind.” With recent popularity of tattoos, the influx of shops around the country has left many people walking around with the worst tattoos; some have nearly ruined peoples’ lives, but the stories behind them are even often more bizarre than the tattoos.
As the episode begins, the three are chilling out in the front of the shop. They deserve a rest, after some of the re-creations they have done to some of the gnarliest tattoos. But the rest does not last long.
A woman named Lola came in with a green tattoo on her ribs. It was supposed to be her last name, but she ditched it along with the guy, who was going to give it to her. Now Big Gus will have to right this wrong. The problem is, she is tiny and ribs are hard enough on a person with meat on their bones, but it is a difficult place on a small person. She wants an elephant with its trunk pointing up, as her late grandmother loved elephants. The elephant now had a place on her ribs, and she no longer carried the last name she would never want to have. The elephant was strong and determined, just like the wearer.
Tony came in to see Jasmine. His tattoo got him into a fight. The tattoo is on his back near the shoulder. It is a wolf, but looks like a husky with blue eyes. Now he would like the US Marine Corps bull dog instead. Jasmine’s father is a marine, so she is proud to do this tattoo. When she showed it to him. he had tears in his eyes. Now for the story; he went for a tattoo and brought his girlfriend; the tattoo artist was more interested in watching his girl than paying attention to doing the tattoo. So he messed it up and tore his skin. Finally, he had enough and punched the guy in the face. When Jasmine was done with the bulldog, the guy was thrilled and knew that forever, his father would have his back.
A man named Michael, a cage fighter, came in to see Tommy. He has a terrible tattoo on his back that was done by some hack. It is supposed to be a tribal dragon, but is just a mess. But hopefully, Tommy can save his reputation. To embrace his heritage, he would like a Nordic god, and Tommy is afraid if the tattoo does not come out well, he will be beaten up by this guy. When Tommy showed him the beautiful depiction of what he was going to do, the guy was astounded that he could come up with something so awesome. The finished product was unbelievable, nobody could ever tell there was something there previously. Now he can confidently kick someone’s ass, instead of being mortified by his tattoo.
Now thanks to these three amazing artists, there are three happier people are no longer victims of their "Tattoo Nightmares."
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