American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior
|American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior|
Season 1 through 3 logo
|Also known as||American Chopper|
|Starring||Paul Teutul, Sr.
Paul Teutul, Jr.
|Narrated by||Jim Pratt|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||70 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Craig Piligan
Adam Moyer (co-exec.)
Mitch Rosa (co-exec.)
|Producer(s)||Paul Teutul, Sr.
Paul Teutul, Jr.
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Distributor||Pilgrim Films & Television|
|Original channel||TLC (2010)
|Original release||August 12, 2010 – December 17, 2012|
|Preceded by||American Chopper|
|Followed by||Orange County Choppers|
American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior is a reality television spin-off, based on the original series American Chopper, which premiered on the TLC channel on August 12, 2010. The show chronicles the rivalry between Orange County Choppers (OCC) owned by Paul Teutul, Sr. and his son Paul Teutul, Jr.'s newly opened motorcycle business Paul Jr. Designs (PJD). The second season continued with brand new episodes that aired on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 9pm EST on Discovery Channel. The third season began on February 13, 2012. The fourth season premiered, September 3, 2012. November 16, 2012, the Discovery Channel announced the cancellation of the show. The final episode aired December 17, 2012. Paul Teutul posted a picture of himself with his father and brother Mike all posing in front of the Teutel bike that junior and senior built during season 4.
The introduction is narrated by both Paul Sr. and Paul Jr.:
|“||This road that we're on is only going to lead to one place. All this passion and pride brought us together. And drove us apart. It only makes sense that this ends where it started. With the build.||”|
The fourth season (returning to American Chopper) intro is narrated by Paul Sr. and Paul Jr.:
|“||[Senior]: It's important to move on. Underneath this (a tarp covered motorcycle) is where it all started.
[Junior]: And now, we're going to rebuild it.
|Season||Episodes||Originally aired||DVD and Blu-ray release date|
|Season premiere||Season finale||Region 1||Region 2||Region 4|
|1||18||August 12, 2010||February 7, 2011||May 31, 2011||N/A||July 24, 2011|
|2||23||April 25, 2011||December 6, 2011||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|3||14||February 13, 2012||May 21, 2012||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|4||15||September 3, 2012||Dec 17, 2012||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Note: The cast makes an appearance on Season 2, Episode 3 "American Chopper Gun", of Sons of Guns where the crews collaborate on a dragon-themed gun. This episode coincides with American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior Season 2, Episode 2 "Big Guns".
- @Discovery. "Tweet". Twitter.com. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
- "American Chopper - Teutuls : Discovery Channel". Dsc.discovery.com. Retrieved 2012-02-18.
- "American Chopper : Discovery Channel". Dsc.discovery.com. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
- Discovery's "American Chopper" to Wrap Run, Again
- American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior official website
- Orange County Choppers official website
- Paul Jr. Designs official website
- American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior at the Internet Movie Database
- American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior at TV.com
- American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior at TV Guide