The BEST Episodes of American Chopper
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2022
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.
#1 - Mark Buerle Bike
Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 19, 2009
Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle's wife commissions OCC to build him a surprise chopper to commemorate his perfect game; Paul Jr. continues to work on a project for Coleman, his biggest client.
#2 - Police Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 18, 2004
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.
#3 - RJR Memorial Car Show
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 11, 2008
OCC hosts the RJR Memorial Car show. With Sr. leading the way, everyone at the shop contributes: Jr. reaches out to the local fire department for help with a pancake breakfast and Mikey travels to the city to solicit help for an idea uniquely his own.
#4 - Gillette Bike 1
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 18, 2005
The guys around the shop are looking a little scruffy, and it's a good thing they're getting free razors for their next project: designing a chopper for the Gillette Razor comapny. Paul Jr.'s latest designs have him going sleek, stealthy, and cutting edge for this one.
#5 - Orange Rescue Bike
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 12, 2009
OCC is commissioned to build a chopper for the Ornge medical transport company; the team struggles trying to figure out how to build a sidecar capable of carrying the same kind of stretcher found in an ambulance; Jr. works on a project for Paul Jr. Designs.
#6 - Peavey Bike 2
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 19, 2007
OCC continues on their custom chopper for Peavey Electronics. The double build winds down as the guys travel to Las Vegas to unveil the Go Fast bike, and then on to Anaheim for the Peavey reveal.
#7 - David Mann Bike 1
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Nov 29, 2004
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?
#8 - OCC Road Show
Season 3 - Episode 37 - Aired Aug 21, 2006
The OCC crew builds a custom chopper on stage for their fans.
#9 - Miller Electric 2
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 16, 2004
Paulie and the boys hit the hardwood for a game of hoops against the guys from OCC Ironworks in what can only be described as a comedy of errors. But back in the shop, it's all business: Big Paul blows up at Vinnie for leaving the shop in disarray and nearly sends him home for the day. However, once Senior gets a look at the Miller Bike's patriotic paint job and the outrageous tow-behind welder, all is forgiven.
#10 - Lincoln Mark LT Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired Feb 21, 2005
As work continues on the Lincoln Bike, Mikey pitches in to complete some extra features and to keep the guys on schedule. Then, after the bike goes out for its paint job, Junior and crew travel to Washington, D.C., to visit injured troops at Walter Reed Memorial Hospital. Back in New York, the rivalry between Orange County Choppers and Orange County Iron Works is played out in a hardcore game of dodge ball. But too much play and little work means a final scramble to finish the build when the crew encounters huge problems during the bike's final assembly.
#11 - Guitar Hero
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 12, 2019
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
#12 - On the Road: Europe Part 2
Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 7, 2005
The guys second week in Europe rolls on as they leave Jolly Old England and head for Ireland, but not before visiting Stonehenge and drive some tanks. Once in Ireland, Senior kisses the Blarney Stone, but they must quickly bid farewell and say ""bonjour"" to France.
#13 - Splat!
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 5, 2019
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.
#14 - POW/MIA Bike 3
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 26, 2004
With the deadline closing in on Paul Sr.'s POW/MIA bike, the OCC crew joins forces to complete the heartfelt tribute before its public debut. But more last-minute delays and unexpected setbacks leave its fate hanging in the balance.
#15 - Yankees Bike 2
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 26, 2005
The final days of assembling the Yankees Bike come down to the wire when parts come back from paint and powder coat, but Paul Jr. is pushed to his limits when parts go missing. Ulitmately, it falls on Mikey to take the gas tank from New York to Milwaukee to have the Yanks sign it without scratching it.
#16 - The Last Ride
Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 4, 2020
After hearing about demolition plans for the old Orange County Choppers building, Junior asks his dad to build one last bike together in the old shop. Senior agrees but the father-son team's clashing styles threaten to throw the entire project off track.
#17 - Strikes and Reverse Trikes
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 19, 2019
Senior and his team struggle to deliver a vintage-style bike on time. Junior deals with the complicated assembly of the Martin Guitar reverse trike. Senior surprises Junior with the first theme bike they ever built.
#18 - Monster Diesel Bike
Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired Jan 28, 2010
The OCC guys create their first diesel-powered chopper for Monster Diesel; Paul Jr. attends the grand opening of a dog park that he designed for his hometown of Newburgh, N.Y.
#19 - Yankees Bike 1
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 19, 2005
OCC is given the oppurtunity to build a Yankee-inspired bike for the Jorge Posada Foundation. Paul Jr. takes to the field in designing a one-of-a-kind baseball themed bike that includes bat-shaped handlebars and a primary cover with an etching of Yankee Stadium. Struck with inspiration, Paul Sr. arranges for a softball game between OCC and Orange County Ironworks.
#20 - Silver State Choppers' Chopper 2
Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 6, 2007
OCC's rotors spin at full speed as work on the custom chopper for Silver State Helicopters continues. As assembly gets underway, Jr, Mikey and Vin go airborne, and take some flight lessons.
#21 - Mikey/ Vinnie Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 14, 2004
The Mikey/Vinnie Bike steadily reaches completion, despite Keith acting like Paul Sr. and sending Mikey home for being late for work. The hard work pays off when the bike is ready for its debut, with one small problem: It won't start.
#22 - Junior's Dream Bike 2
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 14, 2005
As Paulie finishes the Web Bike, completing the trilogy, Rick and Vinnie get the opportunity of a lifetime and take a ride in an F-16. Meanwhile, Mikey, Senior and crew pitch in to create a new sign for Orange County Choppers.
#23 - POW/MIA Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 19, 2004
It's into the homestretch of final fabrication and assembly on the POW/MIA Bike. With the paint ideas done, the OCC crew decide to celebrate a special occaison: Paul Jr's, and his mom's, birthday.
#24 - NASA Bike 1
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 3, 2005
The Teutels go into the wild blue yonder when they get the chance to build a bike to commemorate the launch of the space shuttle Discovery. After their visit to NASA, Paul Jr., Vinnie, and Rick bang away on the bike's fabrication. Tensions run rampant when Paul Sr. finds his son spending more time in Jason Pohl's office than actually fabricating. Will the build be scrubbed, or will it be salvaged?
#25 - Flowjet Bike 1
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 15, 2007
While Orange County Chopper begins work on a custom bike for the Flow International Corporation, Mikey starts on a secret project of his own.