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Big Trouble in Little Langley 

Stan gets fed up with Francine's Asian adoptive parents and sets out to find her real parents, and Steve injures himself with fireworks trying to impress a girl.


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Episode credited cast:
Francine Smith (voice)
Steve Smith (voice)
Hayley Smith (voice)
Klaus (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Snot Lonstein (voice)
Paramedic (voice)
Mah Mah (voice)
Bah Bah (voice)
Mr. Dawson (voice)
Terri Lyn Rodriguez ...
Lindsay Coolidge (voice) (as Terri Rodriguez)
Daisuke Suzuki ...
Toshi Yoshida (voice)
Gardener (voice)
Mrs. Dawson (voice)
Barry Robinson (voice)


Stan becomes fed up with Francine's adopted parents always stopping by unannounced so he sets out to find her real ones. Meanwhile Steve tries to impress a girl with a series of extreme stunts and almost loses a thumb in the process! No thanks to that stupid crow; WHY CROW? WHY!? Written by Anonymous

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Animation | Comedy




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4 November 2007 (USA)  »

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Stan didn't crash into the flagpole at the CIA in the intro. See more »


When Stan visits Francine's birth parents in Hilton Head, SC, he is shown riding with them along seaside roads on the sides of mountains, and surrounded by numerous hills. Hilton Head is a low lying area with no hills or mountains and an average height above sea level of less than 20 feet. See more »


Francine Smith: Oh, my God! Our house!
Stan Smith: Nothing to worry about. Just your average greasy Chinese duck fire.
Francine Smith: Is everyone okay? Steve? Hayley? Roger?
Stan Smith: Everyone's fine.
Francine Smith: [sees Klaus] Oh, and... and Klaus. Is Klaus okay? He's the only one I really care about.
Klaus: Too late, Francine. Too fucking late.
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Referenced in American Dad!: Family Plan (2017) See more »


Mama, Baba
Performed by Seth MacFarlane
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The One With Francine's Parents...
19 October 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I absolutely love this episode. It's so funny. I love that the situation of adoption was backwards. I mean that an Asian family adopted a Caucasian baby, instead of the other way around.

In this episode, Stan gets super fed up, and annoyed with Francine's adopted parents. Because they always stop by unannounced, but then again, don't all relatives. Anyway, so to end this irritating situation, Stan goes to try, and find Francine's birth parents. Francine is happy to meet them once she finds out that everything in her parents' will is left to their biological daughter. When they find Francine's birth parents, it turns out that they're great, and rich. But in the end, Francine decided to go back to her adoptive parents, and the reason for the will is revealed. Meanwhile, Steve tries to impress a girl with extreme, and idiotic stunts.

Newspaper Headline: Car radio turned up as girls approach.

Overall, I give this episode an 8 out of 10, which in my ratings book is: Awesome.

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