The BEST Episodes of American Chopper
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
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 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - Peavey Bike 2
Season 4 - Episode 11 - 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.
#5 - Dixie Chopper 2
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired May 10, 2004
#6 - Police Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 21 - 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.
#7 - Miller Electric 2
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 16, 2004
#8 - 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.
#9 - Sleigh Bike
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Dec 20, 2004
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.
#10 - Liberty Bike 1
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 12, 2004
#11 - OCC Road Show
Season 3 - Episode 37 - Aired Aug 21, 2006
The OCC crew builds a custom chopper on stage for their fans.
#12 - Leno Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 1, 2004
#13 - David Mann Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Dec 6, 2004
The David Mann tribute takes on new meaning for Paul Sr. upon learning that David Mann passed away. More problems emerge when Paul Sr. gets fed up with JB Graphix taking too long with the paint job and not getting it right the first time. Things look up when Paul gets the idea to have an artist make a painting of the completed bike in David Mann's style, and run off three-thousand prints to be auctioned off to help pay for David Mann's hospital bills. Dedicated to the memories of David Mann (9/10/42-9/11/04) and Indian Larry (3/28/49-8/30/04).
#14 - Lance Armstrong Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 4, 2004
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.
#15 - Liberty Bike 2
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 19, 2004
#16 - 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
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - POW/MIA Bike 2
Season 1 - Episode 19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - Flowjet Bike 2
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 22, 2007
OCC continues work on the chopper for the Flow International Corporation. Meanwhile, the crew goes to a paintball course to let off a little steam, OCC-style.
#22 - Silver State Choppers' Chopper 2
Season 4 - Episode 20 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - Miller Electric 1
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 9, 2004
#25 - 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.