American Chopper

10 Best Episodes of American Chopper

American Chopper profiles the lives of New York natives Paul Teutul Sr. and son Paul Jr. of Orange County Choppers (OCC), creators of the world's most outrageous custom motorcycles. Follow the day-to-day drama of this volatile father and son team as they battle impossible deadlines and each other to push the envelope of motorcycle design and fabrication.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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American Chopper - S8E4

#15 - Splat! (Season 8 - Episode 4)

OCC builds an aggressive paintball bike, but Senior and Josh clash over creative. Junior designs a farm-inspired bike with a surprise element. Senior and Junior attempt to get the Buick running and celebrate Junior's birthday.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 54 votes.

American Chopper - S8E5

#14 - Guitar Hero (Season 8 - Episode 5)


Senior takes on a build for a Vietnam memorial, determined to create a bike worthy of history; Junior is hired by Martin Guitar to design a massive reverse trike, an undertaking that pushes his team to their limits

The episode was rated 8.08 from 51 votes.

American Chopper - S2E19

#13 - Lance Armstrong Bike 2 (Season 2 - Episode 19)

The Tour de France is in its final stages as work continues on Lance Armstrong's Livestrong bike. With their deadline looming, the team struggles to put the finishing touches on the exhaust system in time to get the chopper to Justin and Nub Grafix for paint. But when the bike returns, engine problems linger, putting the pressure on Junior to fix the mystery problem before OCC presents the gift to Lance on The Tonight Show.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 11 votes.

American Chopper - S2E10

#12 - David Mann Bike 1 (Season 2 - Episode 10)


A trip down memory lane while at Sturgis inspires Senior to build a tribute to biker legend and artist (and one of Senior's personal heroes) David Mann. But throughout the build Senior struggles with problems, from Paulie showing up late to work to never-ending fights with Mike. Then, after a trip to the dentist leaves Mike in an anesthetized stupor, Senior and Rick are left to work on the handlebars without his input. Will his empty spot slow down the build, or will Senior and Rick survive on their own?

The episode was rated 8.09 from 11 votes.

American Chopper - S2E8

#11 - Police Bike 1 (Season 2 - Episode 8)

After dedicating a bike to the firefighters of America, OCC decides it's time to do one for the boys in blue. After visiting a police training facility in upstate New York, and pepper spraying Keith, Paul Jr. and Vinnie nail out the details of this one of a kind bike, such as a sidecar and the intricate lighting system.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 14 votes.

American Chopper - S3E8

#10 - NAPA Drag Bike 2 (Season 3 - Episode 8)


On this episode of American Chopper, OCC finishes the NAPA bike and Vinnie races it down the strip in an actual drag race.

The episode was rated 8.27 from 11 votes.

American Chopper - S4E17

#9 - Byron Nelson 2 (Season 4 - Episode 17)

OCC hits the links for their latest project: three EDS sponsored choppers honoring the career and charitable work of golf legend Byron Nelson.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 10 votes.

American Chopper - S3E7

#8 - NAPA Drag Bike (Season 3 - Episode 7)


The guys at OCC go to drag racing school in New Jersey to prepare to build a drag bike for NAPA. Junior designs a bike unlike any other, as it'll have a straight speed of 140 mph, and will be used in actual races on the quarter mile drag track.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 11 votes.

American Chopper - S2E9

#7 - Police Bike 2 (Season 2 - Episode 9)

It's crunch time for OCC as they rush to complete their tribute to the boys in blue. Tensions in the shop rise to complete this one of a kind bike in time. Episode highlights: Mikey drowns a pick-up truck in a pond, and Rick and Vinnie try out the effectiveness of the Police Bike's sirens.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 11 votes.

American Chopper - S5E1

#6 - Army National Guard 1 (Season 5 - Episode 1)


OCC locks and loads as they pay tribute to the troops with a custom bike for the Army National Guard. Paul Sr. takes a walk down the aisle with Beth. Using concepts sent in by the troops, Paul Jr. and Jason Pohl get started on the design. Then, after fabrication begins, Cody steps up to fill a void, and Sr. takes him under his wing.

The episode was rated 8.46 from 13 votes.

American Chopper - S5E6

#5 - Gander Mountain 2 (Season 5 - Episode 6)

OCC continues on their latest custom creation -- a street bike/motocross hybrid for the outdoor lifestyle company Gander Mountain. The Teutuls travel to Brazil to unveil a special bike... and find themselves invited to the presidential palace. Back at the shop, doubts about Pohl's abilities quickly resurface, and his inexperience tests Sr.'s patience. Mikey steps in and challenges the old man to a competition that fosters some father-son bonding.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 10 votes.

American Chopper - S4E8

#4 - HP Bike 2 (Season 4 - Episode 8)


OCC continues on their computer themed chopper for the HP Corporation. Meanwhile, Ami and Chris from Miami Ink continue their custom body art on Senior and Beth. The guys encounter problems at the bike's reveal and Senior narrowly avoids a mishap.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 10 votes.

American Chopper - S2E6

#3 - Lance Armstrong Bike 1 (Season 2 - Episode 6)

A tribute to six-time Tour De France winner and cancer survivor, Lance Armstrong and his Livestrong Foundation.--MCE highlights: -Mikey puts his old car to sleep, he and the rest of the crew trash his old car. -Rick gets his hand ground up in the drill press. He gets a cast put on it and is still able to work.

The episode was rated 8.55 from 11 votes.

American Chopper - S5E4

#2 - Michigan Bike/My Name is Earl 2 (Season 5 - Episode 4)


Mikey reveals the University of Michican bike at Michigan-OSU football game Then the guys are off to Hollywood for a reveal party with the cast of NBC's show "My Name is Earl".

The episode was rated 8.70 from 10 votes.

American Chopper - S2E12

#1 - Sleigh Bike (Season 2 - Episode 12)

Continuing a tradition last year, Paul Sr. gathers his faithful elves Rick, Mike, and Mikey to create a one of a kind sleigh to be hitched to the Santa Bike. As the sleigh gets painted. Paul Jr. and girlfriend Whitney hit the Montgomery Toys ""R"" Us to buy presents for unfortunate families in the area. All goes without a hitch, as Elf Paulie and Santa Mikey deliver presents for the children this Merry day.

The episode was rated 8.70 from 10 votes.

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