The Best Episodes of American Chopper: Senior vs Junior

Hair Club for Men, Part 1; Carolina Carports, Part 2

#1 - Hair Club for Men, Part 1; Carolina Carports, Part 2 8.47

Season 1 - Episode 12

Senior sees a therapist, but his sons don't think he's making enough of an effort. Meanwhile, work continues on the Carolina Carports build at PJD; and Junior unveils his bike in North Carolina to a crowd of 400,000 people.


#2 - Downsizing 8.40

Season 2 - Episode 10

PJD works on a build for Gears of War 3, while the OCC crew builds a bike for Feather Free Zone. Meanwhile, with the OCC headquarters in foreclosure, Senior considers building a new shop at the front of his property or moving to the old OCC.


#3 - Fired 8.31

Season 1 - Episode 16

Tensions are high at PJD as Odie back talks Junior. Junior fires Odie who then turns to Senior for counsel, and hopefully, a job. PJD pulls off a double-unveil for Universal Property Insurance while OCC unveils a bike to an enthusiastic crowd at Bic.

Chicago Blackhawks Bike, Part 2; Carolina Carports Bike, Part 1

#4 - Chicago Blackhawks Bike, Part 2; Carolina Carports Bike, Part 1 8.30

Season 1 - Episode 11

The OCC crew continues building the Blackhawks bike while Junior meets with representatives from Carolina Carports who want PJD to build a bike for their company. Later, Senior makes an important decision agreeing to meet with a therapist for Mikey.

Old Wounds

#5 - Old Wounds 8.27

Season 4 - Episode 11

Senior throws down the gauntlet for a build-off rematch. The stakes are raised when a new player is added to the mix. Back at OCC, tensions rise around the lift when Jr. and Sr. disagree on the production bike design process.

Cadillac Build-Off Part 2

#6 - Cadillac Build-Off Part 2 8.26

Season 2 - Episode 7

OCC and PJD rush to finish their Cadillac bikes for the build-off, then race CTS-Vs at the Monticello Raceway. And at long last, Junior and Senior face each other when they unveil their bikes at General Motors.

Operation Reconciliation

#7 - Operation Reconciliation 8.25

Season 3 - Episode 3

OCC builds a bike for Veterans Airlift Command and PJD finishes a bike for One Call Concepts. After his mother's death, Senior is more determined than ever to reconcile with Mikey and Junior, inviting Mikey to join him at a painting class.

Gears of War

#8 - Gears of War 8.23

Season 2 - Episode 11

OCC starts a build for WyoTech, a school for budding mechanics, while PJD continues work on their Gears of War 3 trike. Then, WyoTech students visit OCC to help out, while the understaffed PJD crew wonders how to find talented mechanics.

Rick's News

#9 - Rick's News 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 4

Rick's news? He's ENGAGED! Meanwhile, Junior decides to revamp the Black Widow Bike he recently reclaimed from Senior, and OCC works on a two-bike build for John Christner Trucking.

The Call

#10 - The Call 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 5

After weeks of silence, Junior calls Senior to give his condolences on Helen's passing. Then PJD starts a charity build for the March of Dimes while OCC finishes a two-bike build for John Christner Trucking.

Lee Returns

#11 - Lee Returns 8.20

Season 1 - Episode 14

Lee resurfaces, and talks to Senior about his relationships with his sons; Senior files a second lawsuit against PJD; OCC unveils a bike in New York City while PJD unleashes a top-secret bike in Florida.


#12 - Foreclosure 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 15

A bike for St. Jude Hospital is unveiled; foreclosure rumors about OCC spread; an employee may lose his job at PJD.


#13 - ESAB Bike 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sr. and Jr. find themselves in front of a judge because Sr. is suing Jr. for his 20% ownership of OCC. Meanwhile, the team at OCC is hard at work on a chopper for ESAB, one of the oldest welding equipment companies in the country.

Big Guns

#14 - Big Guns 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 2

OCC builds a money-themed bike for longtime client Alan Brownfeld, while Junior and Mikey head to Louisiana to consult on a custom gun design with Will Hayden of Red Jacket Firearms and Sons of Guns. Then Senior announces his reconciliation with estranged son Dan, and Junior and PJD unveil their Jared Allen charity bike to a roaring crowd.

Cadillac Build-Off Part 1

#15 - Cadillac Build-Off Part 1 8.02

Season 2 - Episode 6

Cadillac enlists both OCC and PJD to build a bike in a father-son build-off. But even as the competition heats up, Senior reaches out to Junior with a second settlement offer ... and this time, without lawyers.

Fallen Heroes Bike and Bling Star Bike, Part 1

#16 - Fallen Heroes Bike and Bling Star Bike, Part 1 8.02

Season 1 - Episode 9

It's wedding bell bliss as Paul Jr. prepares to head down the aisle while PJD becomes swamped with e-mails from people interested in his bikes. But will Junior regret inviting his dad to the festivities?

Offer Denied

#17 - Offer Denied 8.01

Season 2 - Episode 4

As Senior makes an offer that he claims Junior rejected — and Junior claims Senior took off the table — both parties wonder whether the other really wants to move forward. PJD starts their charity-bike build for CrankyApe, one of two they are building for the company, while at OCC, the crew is underway with a triple bike build for Trans Am Depot. Then, Senior's dog dies and Junior reaches out to his father.

A Meeting is Set

#18 - A Meeting is Set 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 9

OCC starts a 1970's themed build for MyPillow while PJD puts the finishing touches on a bike for Newmont Mining. Then, there is promise that all the family drama could finally end as Senior and Junior agree to meet in person.

Change of Heart Part 2

#19 - Change of Heart Part 2 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 14

OCC finishes the Italian sports car bike and PJD unveils the Skil Bike. Then, Mikey leaves the show once and for all, and Junior goes to OCC to confront Senior face to face.


#20 - Breakthrough 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 8

After receiving a puzzling text from Mikey, Senior calls Junior to make amends. PJD starts a build for Newmont Mining while OCC unveils a bike for CIMA Green. Then, Junior asks Senior for a face-to-face meeting, sans cameras.

The Build is On

#21 - The Build is On 7.94

Season 4 - Episode 1

Senior proposes that he and Junior combine forces to build a bike for charity, but Junior is unsure how to respond. But when Rick's wedding brings the two together, Junior gets the reassurance he needs to make a decision once and for all.

Troubled Waters

#22 - Troubled Waters 7.93

Season 4 - Episode 12

When hurricane Sandy hits, the PJD crew rushes off to rescue the 9/11 Memorial bike. Progress on the production bike stalls out when Sr. and Jr. disagree on a plan of action. Sr. and Vinnie finally face off about their past differences after five years.

Invitation Accepted

#23 - Invitation Accepted 7.93

Season 1 - Episode 13

Senior and Junior are both invited to Jason's wedding. Junior gets a build from a longtime OCC client, frustrating Senior. OCC unveils the Hair Club bike in front of a roaring crowd in Washington.

Free Rick

#24 - Free Rick 7.93

Season 2 - Episode 16

Junior lands the biggest job of his career when he is asked to build a bike inspired by the restoration of Ground Zero in NYC. Senior secures a build for a wealthy foreigner and rumors fly at both shops over Rick's assumed discontent at OCC.

Communication Breakdown

#25 - Communication Breakdown 7.92

Season 2 - Episode 15

Mikey and Senior both say they want to meet up, but go back and forth about the conditions under which they will meet. Then, OCC works until the last second to complete their bike for US Biker, while PJD unveils their bike for Dekalb.