Episode 4 - Now or Never. September 24th, Senior and Junior bond during their bike build. Episode 3 - Common Ground. September 17th, Senior and Junior reminisce while working on their big bike build; PJD begins work on a trike; and OCC builds a bike for Senior's favorite charity. Episode 2 - Back in Time. September 10th, Senior and Junior decide to recreate the first bike they ever built together in their garage before Orange County Choppers.
Episode 1 - The Build Is On. September 3rd, In the season premiere, Senior proposes that he and Junior collaborate to build a bike for charity, but Junior isn't so sure. Season 3 0 sources. Episode 13 - Change of Heart, Part 2. Episode 12 - Change of Heart, Part 1. May 14th, Junior and Senior could be headed toward a reconciliation when Junior makes an important decision.
Episode 11 - Malaysian Adventure. Episode 10 - Mikey Out? Episode 9 - No Cameras. April 23rd, Junior and Senior finally meet face to face without the cameras. Episode 8 - A Meeting Is Set.
Episode 7 - Breakthrough. April 9th, After receiving a confusing text from Mikey, Senior calls Junior to make peace. Episode 6 - Drastic Step. Episode 5 - The Call. Episode 4 - Rick's News. Episode 3 - Operation Reconciliation. February 27th, Senior feels it's time to make peace with his sons and invites Mikey to join him at a painting class. Episode 2 - The Apprentice Bike. Episode 1 - Winners and Losers. Jesse James contacts Father and Son by sending both of them vulgar cakes.
Junior and Senior both start chopper builds and tend to supervisor duties for their respective companies. Mikey and Senior both say they want to meet up, but go back and forth about the conditions they will meet under.
PJD unveils their bike for Dekalb. American Chopper: Senior vs. Watch American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior Online Buy now on Amazon. Change of Heart, Pt. Mikey Out? Contributors Become a contributor. In return, Junior has had enough and fires him. Odie then turns to Senior for counsel, and hopefully, his job back. Mikey opens an art gallery to display his paintings and has a successful gallery opening.
Meanwhile, Paul Sr. Junior receives the good news that he's won his appeal regarding the lawsuit, however, Senior is advised to make a settlement offer to him in order to buy his shares. PJD gets a new project to work on two bikes for CrankyApe , an online motorcycle and ATV retailer, for their upcoming 10th anniversary: one a custom theme bike, and one a stock bike for Mikey to bid on, win the auction, and customize it for re-auction for charity.
Senior visits Mikey's Wolf Gang Gallery to view his paintings, but he's not there, making Paulie and Mikey question his motive. Senior's settlement offer gets denied by Junior and his lawyer who then make a counter offer. Meanwhile, Senior's dog and long-time companion, Gus, dies of cancer and Junior reaches out to his father with a heart-felt condolence.
OCC heads to Alaska to meet with the Hillstrand brothers from Deadliest Catch to design a memorial custom chopper for Captain Phil Harris and all the fishermen lost at sea. While there, the crew partake in dog sledding , ice climbing , and goes out crab fishing on the Time Bandit , then has only one week to finish the bike and unveil it in Seattle. Senior contacts Junior with another settlement offer, however this time it is without the involvement of his lawyers.
Then its off to Warren, Michigan , to unveil the Cadillac bikes in front of a large crowd of supporters.
Senior chose a traditional classic but technical bobber bike, while Junior designed an "emotional expression", a chopper with smooth lines, airbags that lower and raise the bike with no kick stand, and actual parts from a CTS-V. Senior and Junior finally sit down to settle the two-year lawsuit that has torn their family apart. Despite Junior demanding the Black Widow the first bike he built at OCC included in the deal, Senior wishes his son well and tells him he looks forward to some "healthy competition".
Meanwhile, Senior has to look for another place of business after the foreclosure of the OCC dealership. Junior and Vinnie venture into "enemy territory" that is the OCC dealership to pick up the Black Widow Bike , and Senior expresses his frustration that he hasn't seen Mikey post-settlement like he promised. OCC creates a lightning-themed bike for Power Probe: The Ultimate Circuit Tester which features a battery tester starter and a lightning bolt exhaust pipe.
Junior gives an opportunity to Peter, his young hard-working new shop employee to learn how to build bikes. Meanwhile, with the OCC headquarters in foreclosure , Senior decides to build a new shop at the front of his property. Also Rick is reaching his breaking point with Senior's constant insults at work. Senior tries to commission a painting from Mikey, but gets mixed signals from his son post-settlement.
OCC starts a build for Beck's Hybrids , a family-owned hybrid-seed company from Atlanta, Indiana that wants to build a reverse trike and a chopper for their 75th anniversary, while PJD works on a clinical modern design for Cepheid , a medical diagnostics company for their new product the GeneXpert.
Deciding he'd like to commission a painting, Senior continues to reach out to Mikey, who seeks counseling from Vinnie. In Atlanta, PJD reveals the bike for Cepheid, a medical technology company, to an impressed crowd, while in Indianapolis, OCC unveils the all-custom reverse trike for Beck's Hybrids as well as a bike to be used to raise money for the We Care for Orphans charity. PJD works on a board tracker -style bike for Dekalb , a hybrid corn seed company in Mystic, Connecticut , for their year anniversary while OCC builds a charity bike for Cell Buckle , a company that makes mobile phone holders to be unveiled at Sturgis.
Also, the harmony is disrupted at OCC when Jason is offended by Senior's critique of his generic design, resulting in his melt-down that leaves a mangled bike which has to be rebuilt. Meanwhile, Mikey and Senior both want to get together to talk, but they can't decide on the conditions under which they will meet. Senior secures a build for a wealthy foreigner from Saudi Arabia who wants a custom bike to match his Arabian horses.
Also, rumors fly at both shops over Rick's assumed discontent at OCC while Mikey starts the "Free Rick" project and designs a T-shirt for his campaign, giving them away outside the shop.
A three-way bike build-off is announced between Senior, Junior, and customizer Jesse James who throws down the gauntlet by sending vulgar cakes to both OCC and PJD to kick-start their battle in December. The three-way bike build-off begins and ends in this episode. In the aftermath Chopper Live, Junior celebrates his victory and fulfills a custom chopper order for an overseas client from Poland for his charity foundation.
Meanwhile, Senior puts his focus towards the future when he starts a big build for Donald Trump and pursues an even bigger opportunity to be on Celebrity Apprentice , however he receives some news of death in his family. Senior feels abandoned by Junior and Mikey as he deals with the loss of his step mother, Helen. Following Helen's death and realizing life's too short, Senior feels compelled to reconcile with his sons, starting with a phone call to Mikey and invites him to a painting session with veterans at his house.
But Mikey plans a charitable weight loss competition with the mayor of Montgomery. Meanwhile, OCC works on two bikes for John Christner Trucking JCT for their 25th year anniversary; one bike is an old school bobber -style look and the other is a modern chopper. Rick announces news that he's engaged and plans to invite both Senior and Junior to the wedding.