American Dad!: Season 2, Episode 9

The Best Christmas Story Never (17 Dec. 2006)

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Stan goes to the past to keep Jane Fonda from ruining Christmas, but he winds up creating an alternate future where the United States has been taken over by the Soviet Union.


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Episode credited cast:
Francine Smith (voice)
Steve Smith (voice)
Hayley Smith (voice)
Klaus (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike Barker ...
Terry Bates (voice)
Greg Berg ...
Donald Sutherland / Robert DeNiro (voice)
Caroler #1 / John Hinkley (voice)
Matt McKenna ...
Alan J. Pakula (voice)
Waiter (voice)


When Langley Falls is prevented from lighting their Christmas Tree, and the "war on Christmas" hits the local mall, Stan sees his favorite holiday ruined. That night, Stan is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, who has come to show him the true meaning of Christmas. However, Stan escapes when the Ghost of Christmas Past takes him back to the seventies, and he becomes convinced that killing Jane Fonda will save Christmas. Written by BRo

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The Ghost of Christmas Past: Um, we're kind of in a hurry here.
Francine Smith: I'm not going back to that filthy decade without any Purrel!
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