American Chopper 2012 Episode Guide
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The End: December 17, 2012
Senior, Junior and Mikey make a lasting impression by donating the TEUTUL Bike. Senior pulls one last prank and the threesome takes a raucous ride through the most dramatic and defining moments of American Chopper.
The Last Build: December 03, 2012
In the series finale, the crews are under pressure to finish the 911, GAF and Venetian bikes. Cody goes after OCC with a revengeful prank as Chopper Live draws near. Senior and Junior find common ground in their relationship but are at odds over the new company.
Impass: November 26, 2012
PJD's 911 Memorial Bike is in more hot water than they thought. The pranks leading up to Chopper Live rev up and Senior and Junior hit a snag when the production bike discussions open old wounds.
Troubled Waters: November 19, 2012
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.
Old Wounds: November 12, 2012
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.
Junior Frustration: November 5, 2012
With the Teutul's new company seemingly at a standstill, Senior takes steps to initiate progress, sans Junior's approval. Mikey provides much needed help to his busy brother, and PJD and OCC both stage unprecedented unveils.
A New Company: October 29, 2012
Senior and Junior start brainstorming the production bike, but the road is rocky from the start. First, the two bump heads when discussing design workflow. Then, when Junior leaves town, Senior hijacks control of the project.
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Full Circle: October 22, 2012
Junior visits OCC and brainstorms with Senior about potential future collaborations, including a production line of bikes. Meanwhile, PJD finishes a bike for RoadLoK while OCC starts a SuperBike build.
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New Venture: October 15, 2012
Senior receives a stern, on-air lecture from David Letterman, Junior launches a new business venture and Senior visits PJD for the first time ever. Then, at Sturgis, Senior rides side by side with a bike industry icon.
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Junior's Surprise: October 8, 2012
OCC starts a build for Sturgis, PJD unveils a high-tech bike for QUBX and the Teutuls finish their father-son build. Later, Junior and Senior take their new bike for a ride and Junior has a big surprise for his dad.
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Uncharted Territory: October 1, 2012
PJD begins a build for technology company QUBX, while OCC assembles and unveils a bike for Wildgame Innovations. Meanwhile, father and son continue their collaboration on a re-vamped version of an old school bike.
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Now or Never: September 24, 2012
Brought together by a father-son bike build, Junior and Senior begin to open up. While their relationship grows away from the shop, OCC starts a bike for Wildgame Innovations and PJD unveils a five-wheeled trike for Loopster.
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Common Ground: September 17, 2012
Senior and Junior get to work on their bike build, which reaps surprising results as the two bond over old memories. Meanwhile, PJD starts a trike for Loopster and OCC builds a bike to benefit Senior's favorite charity.
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Back in Time: September 10, 2012
After brainstorming bike styles for their upcoming collaboration, father and son decide to recreate the first bike they ever built together. Then PJD unveils the Geico Armed Forces tribute bike and OCC reveals the Cafe bike at the opening of the OCC Cafe.
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The Build is On: September 3, 2012
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.
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Change of Heart, Part II: May 21, 2012
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.
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Change of Heart, Part I: May 14, 2012
PJD starts a build for Skil Tools while OCC begins a bike based on an Italian sports car. Then Junior makes a huge decision that could finally end his estrangement from Senior once and for all.
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Malaysian Adventure: May 7, 2012
Senior, Jason, Jim and Steve travel to Malaysia, where they not only unveil their latest bike, but also encounter wildlife, swim under waterfalls and barter at the central market.
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Mikey Out?: April 30, 2012
OCC starts a build that will be unveiled to the prime minister of Malaysia, while PJD finishes a pimped-out bike for baseball player Aaron Rowand. And Mikey drops an unexpected bomb when he considers quitting the show.
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No Cameras: April 23, 2012
Junior and Senior ditch the cameras and finally meet face-to-face to discuss their relationship. Meanwhile, at the shops, OCC finishes a bike for MyPillow and PJD starts a build for MLB outfielder Aaron Rowand.
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A Meeting is Set: April 16, 2012
OCC starts a 1970s-themed build for MyPillow, while PJD puts the finishing touches on a bike for Newmont Mining. Then, in a promising move, Senior and Junior agree to meet in person.
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Breakthrough: April 9, 2012
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.
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PJD Muscle Car: March 26, 2012
In this special episode, Junior seeks to take his company in an entirely new direction by making a custom kit for a muscle car that will be unveiled at Daytona Bike Week.
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Drastic Action: March 19, 2012
Mikey launches a "Fill the Diaper" fundraising campaign for March of Dimes, OCC starts an eco-friendly build for CIMA Green and PJD unveils the March of Dimes bike. Meanwhile, Senior takes bold steps to reunite with his sons.
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The Call: March 12, 2012
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.
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Rick's News: March 5, 2012
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.
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Operation Reconciliation: Feb. 27, 2012
OCC builds a bike for Veterans Airlift Command and PJD finishes a bike for One Call Concepts. Then, more determined than ever to reconcile with Mikey and Junior, Senior invites Mikey to join him at a painting class.
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The Apprentice Bike: Feb. 20, 2012
Senior deals with the death of his mother and is hurt then he does not hear from Junior or Mikey. Then, while PJD starts a build for One Call Concepts, OCC unveils a gold bike for Donald Trump.
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Winners and Losers: Feb. 13, 2012
In the aftermath Chopper Live, Junior celebrates his win while fulfilling an order for an overseas client, while Senior focuses on the future with a big build and an even bigger opportunity: a spot on Celebrity Apprentice.
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