American Dad! (2005– )

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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

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Season 12 Premiere


Oct 2015

Jeff goes out with another women and Stan goes undercover and he spot him with a new girl and she tells Hayley that Jeff ditches her and Hayley goes bananas.


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 Stan Smith / ... (194 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Francine Smith / ... (194 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Klaus / ... (194 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Steve Smith / ... (193 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Hayley Smith / ... (193 episodes, 2005-2016)
Mike Barker ...
 Terry Bates / ... (96 episodes, 2005-2014)
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Stan Smith, who works for the CIA and is constantly on the alert for terrorist activity, will go to extremes to protect his beloved America from harm; as evidenced by the terror-alert color code on his fridge, and his frequent knee-jerk reaction of shooting holes in the toaster whenever the toast pops up. In addition to Stan's wife and teenage children, the Smith household has two rather unconventional members. There's Roger, the sarcastic space alien who rescued Stan from Area 51 who deeply resents the fact that he's not allowed to leave the house, and therefore, has been reduced to drinking wine and smoking cigarettes, and Klaus, a lascivious, German-speaking goldfish; the result of a CIA experiment gone seriously wrong where the CIA tried to give a fish a German man's brain. Stan's son is a dorky teenager who tries to be cool. His wife has had a past life of sex and drugs. Written by Anonymous

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From the creator of "Family Guy" comes a man who will stop at nothing to protect his country.

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Trivia

Steve's original design was much geekier and gawky and he was voiced by Ricky Blitt. Halfway through production, his voice actor changed to Scott Grimes and his design was made to be more attractive, so he would be less comparable to Neil Goldman from Family Guy (1999). This design is a caricature of one of the series creators, Mike Barker. See more »

Goofs

In one episode Toshi marries the Russian mail order bride. Yet he claimed in an earlier episode he had an arranged marriage waiting for him in his homeland. See more »

Quotes

Stan Smith: You know, son, the great thing about First Love is that it's the first of many
Steve Smith: But how will I forget my feelings for Akiva?
Stan Smith: Well you see son, as time goes by you'll find- Amy! Amy why won't you love me! Bwah-ha-ha! I don't wanna live!
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Crazy Credits

Up to and including the 2007-2008 season, each episode would include a different Langley Falls Gazette headline, each of which was comical and satirical (examples include "President finally gets joke about last name" and "Israel pulls out of Gaza, Gaza not pregnant." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Killer Queen (2012) See more »

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Good Morning U.S.A.
Composed by Walter Murphy, Michael Barker, Seth MacFarlane, Matthew Weitzman
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User Reviews

Ahead of its time...
27 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this show. It's such a relief to see a show like "American Dad," especially on Fox. It can't be helped that some people are too unconscious to understand the desperately needed, hilarious criticism that it offers. It's "Sullivan's Travels" meets "Dr. Strangelove," rolled up into an animated series. Yeah, it's probably too smart for the masses, but we have to start somewhere. If it's marketed like "The Family Guy," during DVD release, then hopefully it will later be recognized for its absolute brilliance. Speaking of brilliance, airing the first episode immediately after the Super Bowl was unquestionably the most impeccably timed programming in the history of television. Did I mention that I love this show? That I need this show for sustenance?


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