The Best Episodes Directed by Bob Bowen

The Blind Side

#1 - The Blind Side

Family Guy Season 10 - Episode 11

Brian starts dating a blind girl and things get a little dicey when she divulges that she hates dogs. Meanwhile, the Griffin family installs a new staircase in their home, causing Peter to continually injure himself on the new one and decide to live upstairs full-time.

star 8.03
698 votes
Jenny Fromdabloc

#2 - Jenny Fromdabloc

American Dad! Season 7 - Episode 16

After Snot professes his love for Hayley and gets shot down, Steve and Roger devise a plan to cheer him up. Roger dresses up as Steve’s cousin from New Jersey, Jenny Fromdabloc, and Snot falls hard for her. Meanwhile, Stan wants to live like a gentleman of the 1960s, complete with dark suits and dry martinis.

star 7.93
341 votes
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For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls

#3 - For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls

American Dad! Season 7 - Episode 8

Despite Francine's warning, Stan gives Steve a gun for Christmas; Steve accidentally shoots Santa.

star 7.91
418 votes
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Stan's Night Out

#4 - Stan's Night Out

American Dad! Season 5 - Episode 20

Stan leaves Francine at home to go out with the boys, but guys' night out goes from wild to reckless when Stan finds himself in one compromising situation after another. Meanwhile, Roger and Hayley use their charm and looks to attract a frat boy.

star 7.86
244 votes
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You Can't Do That on Television, Peter

#5 - You Can't Do That on Television, Peter

Family Guy Season 10 - Episode 18

When Peter's favorite kiddie show gets canceled, he decides to create and star in his own. Meanwhile, Meg starts an internship for Dr. Hartman.

star 7.86
667 votes
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Meg Stinks!

#6 - Meg Stinks!

Family Guy Season 12 - Episode 19

Peter brings Meg to college for an interview and introduces her to partying; Brian is prohibited from entering the house when he is sprayed by a skunk.

star 7.83
1102 votes
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G-String Circus

#7 - G-String Circus

American Dad! Season 6 - Episode 8

Upset that Hayley no longer wants his advice, Stan decides to prove that she is missing out on his sage counseling. After meeting a stripper on an important CIA mission, Stan takes it upon himself to improve her life and show Hayley that his advice works. But when he opens a new business, hoping to prove Hayley wrong, he finds himself dancing for cash to cover up his failures.

star 7.80
351 votes
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A Piñata Named Desire

#8 - A Piñata Named Desire

American Dad! Season 7 - Episode 11

With a flair for the dramatic, Roger invites Stan to attend one of his acting classes. However, tempers flare when they both audition for the same role, leaving them to duke it out for top dog. Meanwhile, Steve and his friends get into a pillow fight when they try to plan the greatest slumber party ever.

star 7.80
381 votes
Meter Made

#9 - Meter Made

American Dad! Season 4 - Episode 2

In order to be taken more seriously and to be a somebody, Stan becomes a meter maid who seems to have all of the power. Now he's getting the best tables at restaurants, pocketing quarters from meters and impressing Francine with his prowess. But, when Turlington from Parking Internal Affairs pays him a visit, Stan realizes crime and this lifestyle don't pay. Meanwhile, Hayley poses nude for a college art class and is surprised to see Roger there.

star 7.74
366 votes
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White Rice

#10 - White Rice

American Dad! Season 7 - Episode 5

After an argument between Stan and Francine breaks out, Stan suggests they go see a counselor, who hypnotizes Francine and reawakens her lifelong dream of being a comedian. Meanwhile, back in Langley Falls, Steve brings home a potential love interest for Klaus.

star 7.71
436 votes
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Widowmaker

#11 - Widowmaker

American Dad! Season 4 - Episode 12

Francine pushes Stan to open up to her emotionally, but she gets more than she bargained for when he tells her that he killed her best friend Julie's husband. Meanwhile, Roger plays psychiatrist to help them work through their issues.

star 7.70
281 votes
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Peter Problems

#12 - Peter Problems

Family Guy Season 12 - Episode 9

Peter asks Quagmire and Joe to help him get his mojo back.

star 7.70
1336 votes
Roy Rogers McFreely

#13 - Roy Rogers McFreely

American Dad! Season 5 - Episode 12

When Stan forgets to pick up grenadine at the grocery store, Roger goes ballistic and vows to get him back by taking over a project close to his heart – the Homeowner’s Association.

star 7.68
316 votes
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Valentine's Day in Quahog

#14 - Valentine's Day in Quahog

Family Guy Season 11 - Episode 12

On Valentine's Day, Meg goes on a date with a guy she met online, and Lois and Peter stay in bed all day; Brian is visited by his ex-girlfriends.

star 7.65
863 votes
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3 Acts of God

#15 - 3 Acts of God

Family Guy Season 12 - Episode 13

Peter and the guys go on a quest to ask God to stop interfering with the outcome of football games.

star 7.65
1184 votes
Escape From Pearl Bailey

#16 - Escape From Pearl Bailey

American Dad! Season 5 - Episode 5

Steve plots his revenge against all the popular girls who torment nerds and losers at his school.

star 7.62
356 votes
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Joe's Revenge

#17 - Joe's Revenge

Family Guy Season 11 - Episode 5

When the criminal who put Joe in the wheelchair becomes a fugitive, Quagmire, Joe and Peter try to hunt him down.

star 7.61
894 votes