Using $3,000 they got via yet another (very) high-interest loan from Rene, Ben and Cam buy up a roll of (hot) premium-denim material, then hit a series of dead ends in their search to find a manufacturer to make samples of their "Crisp" brand of retro-70s jeans. Along the way they parlay a crashed late-night dinner with a top fashion designer into a brainstorming meeting that may, or may not, hold the key to their entrepreneurial success. Meanwhile, both Ben and Rachel realize that they haven't totally moved on and vow to try harder in the future.

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How to Make It in America Season 1

# Title Air Date
How to Make It in America
1:1 Pilot Feb 14, 2010
1:2 Crisp Feb 21, 2010
1:3 Paper, Denim + Dollars Feb 28, 2010
1:4 Unhappy Birthday Mar 7, 2010
1:5 Big in Japan Mar 14, 2010
1:6 Good Vintage Mar 21, 2010
1:7 Keep On Truck'n Mar 28, 2010
1:8 Never Say Die Apr 4, 2010