It is an American reality television series started way back on March 31, 2003, and has since continued to engage and excite viewers for fifteen long years. It has been produced by the renowned production company, Pilgrim Films and Television. The series revolves around a father and son duo. Paul Teutul Sr. popularly called as Senior and his son Paul Teutul Jr. also famously known as Paulie or simply Junior. Together they run a business of manufacturing and fabricating custom chopper-style motorcycles by the name of Orange County Choppers. They are located in Newburgh, New York.
The show is based on their company and how the father-son duo struggles to work together due to the differences in working style, imagination and creativity. The show depicts senior and junior, and their difference in opinion that sometimes results in banter and sometimes some grave arguments. In the season aired in 2008, a major fight led to the termination of Paul Jr.’s termination. He then went on to start his own chopper company and named it Paul Jr. Designs. The series has won ASTRA Awards for Favourite International Personality or Actor and ASTRA Awards for Favourite Program – International.
American Chopper Season 12 Cast: Who is in it?
The series stars Paul Teutul Jr., Rick Petko, Nick Hansford, Christian Welter, who are mechanics and fabricators of occ and former employees Vincent DiMartino (he had left OCC to start his own company, V-Force Customs in 2007), and Cody Connelly (a former intern who went on to joinDiMartino’s business after completing his internship). All of them together design and create hundreds of motorbikes and also customize them. The comic angle is brought to the show by Michael Teutul, who is popularly known as “Mikey”. He is also the caretaker of the shop and also the webmaster.
American Chopper Season 12 Plot: What is it about?
Michael Teutul (senior) and his and son Paul Teutul Jr of Orange County Choppers together build and customize motorcycles in New York. They make the most stylish and innovative bikes not only for people who love such bikes but for celebrities as well. In the first season, the father-son duo spends some considerable amount of time and effort in building the fastest bike together. The show depicted some amazing work which has got the viewers hooked. In the seasons that follow, the arguments gain the spotlight. Senior is irritated with the ways and words of his son and decides to confront him. He even loses out on a major deal because of the recklessness of his son.