Shark Tank Sneak Peek: A Hanger Hawker's Childhood Dream Gets, Well, Hung Up

A teenage inventor is figuratively and somewhat literally left “hanging” in this exclusive sneak peek from Friday’s Shark Tank (ABC, 9/8c).

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Ryan, 19, regales the Sharks with the tale of how as a third-grader he solved a household problem as part of a school assignment, ultimately coming up with a “breakaway” clothes hanger that won’t stretch out shirt necks and makes extraction from a closet easier.

It’s a nifty notion, but as this video asks: Um, is it already on the marketplace?

Also in Friday’s fresh Shark Tank (which leads out of an 8 o’clock special): Two Brooklynites pitch compostable party tableware; a Marina Del Rey man peddles flowers shipped direct from farms on an active volcano; and someone hawks a “game-changing” solution for mouth wrinkles.

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