The Best Episodes Directed by Tim Parsons
#1 - I Am the Walrus
American Dad! Season 7 - Episode 13
When Steve challenges Stan for family dominance, Stan does everything he can to prove to Steve that he is the alpha male of the Smith house. Meanwhile, Hayley and Jeff seek marriage counseling when the honeymoon phase wears off.
#2 - Permanent Record Wrecker
American Dad! Season 10 - Episode 18
When budget cuts result in Stan getting fired, his work experience is considered classified and he is forced to take a job at the store Steve manages; Roger makes a bet with an irritating coffee shop musician (Robin Thicke).
#5 - The One That Got Away
American Dad! Season 5 - Episode 2
When Roger discovers that someone has maxed out his credit card, he is certain it is identify theft and is determined to bring down the crook. After playing "Matlock" for a few days and dishing out some street justice, he realizes things are not quite right and seem all too familiar.
#7 - Crotchwalkers
American Dad! Season 10 - Episode 4
When Francine teaches Steve shoplifting techniques in an effort to look cool, Steve gets caught and sent to a sweatshop; Roger, Hayley and Klaus form a balalaika group.
#8 - Standard Deviation
American Dad! Season 13 - Episode 22
To avoid a suicide mission, Stan must beat Bullock in a DJ battle; Jeff starts drinking psychedelic teas and builds an imaginary musical instrument with Roger's help.
#9 - The Hand that Rocks the Rogu
American Dad! Season 16 - Episode 20
Steve babysits Roger's ex-tumor, Rogu, to prove to Francine that he's ready for the responsibility. Stan and Francine get into trouble in their respective clubs.
#10 - Cops & Roger
American Dad! Season 6 - Episode 14
After Roger and Francine are victims of a mugging, Roger joins the police academy so he can learn how to defend himself and his loved ones (including Stan and Steve), but he falls in with a corrupt cop (guest voice Cannavale) who leads him astray. Meanwhile, Hayley's new friendship threatens her long-term relationship. Chaz kidnaps and leaves Stan tied up and tape-gagged. Meanwhile, Roger kills Chaz and rescues Stan, who makes his boss happy.
#11 - Railroaded
American Dad! Season 15 - Episode 10
Stan is frustrated with traffic so he goes to the mayor and proposes that the town build a bullet train, but the mayor laughs off the idea; Roger pushes Stan into running for mayor; Stan wins the election but finds himself overwhelmed.
#12 - Man in the Moonbounce
American Dad! Season 6 - Episode 5
Steve must become the man of the house when Stan re-lives his childhood.
#13 - Surro-Gate
American Dad! Season 4 - Episode 7
When Francine decides to be a surrogate for her gay neighbors Terry and Greg, Stan's Republican blood boils. Although he pretends to be happy, when the baby is born, Stan kidnaps her and heads to the Nebraska boarder, where gay couples have no rights. Meanwhile Steve and Roger pull a Howard Hughes and become reclusive after they think Klaus is out to get them.
#14 - Weiner of Our Discontent
American Dad! Season 5 - Episode 18
Stan has had enough of Roger's antics! When he calls Roger out, Roger claims he has been sent to Earth to determine the fate of mankind. Stan challenges him to prove it, and is tickled pink when he learns Roger's real purpose for being on Earth. Roger struggles to get a grip on reality until a fateful turn of events helps put things in perspective.
#15 - Camp Campawanda
American Dad! Season 14 - Episode 13
Steve is upset when Snot threatens their summer camp fun by becoming a counselor-in-training; Hayley and Jeff are suspicious of Roger when he organizes a "Burning Man'" reenactment for their anniversary.
#16 - 100 A.D. (1)
American Dad! Season 7 - Episode 1
Stan offers a reward to the person who can stop Hayley and her old boyfriend from eloping.
#17 - The Nova Centauris-burgh Board of Tourism Presents: American Dad
American Dad! Season 13 - Episode 14
Francine joins Steve and his pals for a live-action role-playing game; Stan opens a Seaworld knock-off in the house.
#18 - Family Affair
American Dad! Season 5 - Episode 10
When the Smiths try to plan a family game night, Roger is full of excuses about prior commitments. However, when he is caught in a lie, the Smiths feel stabbed in the back when they realize Roger has been cheating on them with other families. Stan, Francine, Hayley and Steve go on the offensive to teach Roger a lesson about monogamy until Roger has a breakthrough about why he isn't a one family kind-of-guy.