American Chopper was one of the first of its kind – a reality TV show about a family business making chopper motorcycles. Who knew that this concept would prove to be so wildly successful.

The Teutul family cast, with its drama, funny moments, intense engineering, and awesome rides became a massive hit for Discovery Channel. American Chopper made huge stars of its owner Paul Teutul Sr. and his two sons, Paul Jr. and Mikey but it also led to numerous meltdowns, lawsuits and family arguments.

Despite the show accurately portraying the family and shop dynamics, there is still a lot that went on behind the scenes, such as…