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The random escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent dealing with family life, and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.
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When a tumor takes Roger out of commission, Stan has to take over his different personas; Steve and the school choir are pressured by Principal Lewis to win by any means necessary.


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Jeff hangs out with Stan's favorite celebrity chef while searching for an identity; Klaus and Roger start their own valet business.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Seth MacFarlane ...  Stan Smith / ... 251 episodes, 2005-2019
Wendy Schaal ...  Francine Smith / ... 251 episodes, 2005-2019
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Klaus / ... 251 episodes, 2005-2019
Scott Grimes ...  Steve Smith / ... 250 episodes, 2005-2019
Rachael MacFarlane ...  Hayley Smith / ... 250 episodes, 2005-2019
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Storyline

Stan Smith, who works for the C.I.A. 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 C.I.A. experiment gone seriously wrong, where the C.I.A. 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.

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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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Animation | Comedy

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Official Sites:

Fox

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Dad! See more »

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Dolby (as Dolby Surround)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The uniformed officer, in the Underdog Productions logo at the end, says something different in every episode. In the season seven finale, he was given a speaking role as Steve's imaginary friend "Pedro". 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: [Gatecrashing Heaven] We're Mormons! We were born dead!
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Crazy Credits

As of the 2008-2009 season, the intro sequence has been completely redone with more modern animation. There are a few minor changes to what happens during the sequence. For instance, Haley puts a peace sign post-it on Stan which Francine subsequently removes, and Klaus kicks Stan his car keys. The old "different newspaper" gag is removed, and instead each intro features Roger in the car with Stan, wearing a different outfit in each episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

Up until the '08-'09 season, the opening credits featured a shot of Stan looking at a newspaper headline, which would be a joke headline relating to recent events. Episodes shown on Adult Swim have the headlines blanked out, leaving Stan looking at just white space. The credit sequence for new episodes for '08 - '09 eliminate this sequence altogether. See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011) See more »

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Good Morning U.S.A.
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Absolutely Stunned
7 February 2005 | by 1babelfishSee all my reviews

It is very hard for me to write something that does not praise the creators of Family Guy, but it must be done. I, along with many others I'm sure, was ecstatic with anticipation for this show. I was hoping for a show that was equally as funny as Family Guy, which could only be a good thing. How wrong I was. The aim of this show was to take on a political spin and generally poke fun at the government in contrast to being a plain funny show. This, in my opinion, is an opportune time for a politically satirical show. This and non-frequent jokes are the only difference from Family Guy. I was very put off by the unoriginality, each character has a counterpart in Family Guy. There is the oblivious,manly and dumb father. The sit-on-the-sidelines wife who is a homemaker and suppresses her feelings of how she hates her life. There is the daughter overwhelmed by angst and the awkward boy. Don't forget the witty and pompous character with a strange accent who is smaller than all the rest. Lastly, there is the stray creature that was taken in by the family who has an addiction to something.If you have seen either show you will understand what I mean. This show relies to heavily on using political humor, though that is the aim, it uses to much of it. Most of the jokes are unfunny and repetitive. It is trying to branch off clumsily from Family Guy,and a branch-off would most likely fail anyway. This was a failure waiting to happen and I knew it.


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