The Best Episodes of American Dad!

Spring Breakup

#1 - Spring Breakup 8.13

Season 4 - Episode 16

Stan has a Spring Break-induced mid-life crisis. With Francine away visiting her parents, Roger invites Spring Breakers to party at the Smith household. But Stan nearly has a Spring Breakdown when he falls prey to booze-cruising Jessica and Steve tries to lose his virginity to the luscious Carmen Selectra.

Directors: Albert Calleros
Lost in Space

#2 - Lost in Space 8.07

Season 9 - Episode 18

Jeff must prove his love for Hayley to Emperor Zing in order to find his way home from the spaceship that abducted him.

Jenny Fromdabloc

#3 - Jenny Fromdabloc 8.04

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.

Directors: Bob Bowen
The Kidney Stays In the Picture

#4 - The Kidney Stays In the Picture 8.01

Season 8 - Episode 16

Stan fears he may not be Hayley's real father, so he goes back in time to find the truth. In doing so, he disrupts the past and must save the future.

Permanent Record Wrecker

#5 - Permanent Record Wrecker 8.00

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).

Directors: Tim Parsons, Jennifer Graves
Spelling Bee My Baby

#6 - Spelling Bee My Baby 7.99

Season 9 - Episode 14

Francine tries to rig the school spelling bee so that Steve will win; Stan and Roger try to rush Hayley's grieving process so she will be available to judge their badminton game.

The Vacation Goo

#7 - The Vacation Goo 7.98

Season 4 - Episode 1

When Francine discovers that all of their family vacations have been artificially created memories, she gets very angry and demands a real vacation. However, when the vacation seems too good to be true, Francine is convinced it's the work of the CIA and causes the family to suffer the consequences. Meanwhile, Roger attempts to become the greatest actor who ever lived.

Directors: Albert Calleros
You Debt Your Life

#8 - You Debt Your Life 7.98

Season 7 - Episode 12

After an argument with Stan, Roger moves out of the house and is subsequently replaced. Meanwhile, Steve acquires a new job at Pearl Bailey High School.

Directors: Chris Bennett
Killer Vacation

#9 - Killer Vacation 7.96

Season 9 - Episode 2

During the Smith family's tropical vacation, Stan is ordered to kill the activities director at their resort; Jeff and Hayley try to rekindle their romance.

Directors: Rodney Clouden
The Longest Distance Relationship

#10 - The Longest Distance Relationship 7.95

Season 10 - Episode 20

Hayley meets a millionaire who tries to help her move on from her heartbreak; Snot and Steve make a discovery.

Directors: Pam Cooke, Valerie Fletcher
For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls

#11 - For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls 7.95

Season 7 - Episode 8

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

Directors: Bob Bowen
Max Jets

#12 - Max Jets 7.95

Season 9 - Episode 11

Roger announces that Max Jets, a character who showers the Smith family with money, is making a return; a gold-digging waitress romances Max and threatens the family's inheritance.

License to Till

#13 - License to Till 7.93

Season 7 - Episode 15

When Steve has trouble crossing over into the "cool kids" social circle, Klaus and Roger place their bets to see how quickly Roger can make him cool. Everything they try backfires until Steve becomes the in-crowds designated driver. Meanwhile, Stan and Francine take turns pranking each other.

Directors: John Aoshima, Jansen Yee
Da Flippity Flop

#14 - Da Flippity Flop 7.93

Season 9 - Episode 19

When Stan refuses to switch Klaus back into his original body, he steals Stan's body; Roger builds a gym in the attic.

Joint Custody

#15 - Joint Custody 7.92

Season 3 - Episode 19

Roger becomes a bounty hunter, and he and Stan race cross-country to turn in Jeff, who is wanted for smuggling pot into Florida.

Directors: Joe Daniello
In Country... Club

#16 - In Country... Club 7.92

Season 6 - Episode 1

When Steve is selected to sing the national anthem at the Langley Falls Veterans' Day celebration, he gets some heat from Stan who doesn't think he's ready for such an undertaking. Unimpressed with Steve's vocal talents, Stan decides Steve needs to experience real war in order to sing about our country's military prowess. But things quickly go south when Roger gets involved and Steve goes bananas.

Directors: Albert Calleros, Josue Cervantes
Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold

#17 - Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold 7.92

Season 4 - Episode 15

Officially declared dead after an accident with a pudding truck, Stan comes back to life to realize his dream of leaving a legacy on the world and begins to excavate his home in search of Ollie North's "Contra"-band buried treasure. As the search for gold goes "North," life at home heads south as Hayley turns to body-piercing, Steve creates a robotic girlfriend and Roger files for sexual harassment.

Directors: Pam Cooke
Stan of Arabia (2)

#18 - Stan of Arabia (2) 7.92

Season 2 - Episode 6

As the Smiths continue to live in Saudi Arabia, Stan is fully enjoying the male-dominated society, while the rest of the family struggles with the different social norms. Meanwhile, Francine's musical expos on gender roles gets her into trouble, and a brush with death leads the Smiths to return to the United States.

Directors: Anthony Lioi
Can I Be Frank With You?

#19 - Can I Be Frank With You? 7.91

Season 9 - Episode 3

Francine thinks Stan spends too much time with his friends; a boy band recruits Steve and his friends for a music video.

Directors: Pam Cooke, Valerie Fletcher
Toy Whorey

#20 - Toy Whorey 7.91

Season 8 - Episode 18

When Stan catches Steve playing imaginary games with his toys, he decides to take his son down to Mexico to help him become a man. But the trip takes a turn for the worse when Stan and Steve are kidnapped by a drug cartel, and it’s up to Steve to break himself and Stan out of captivity.

Wife Insurance

#21 - Wife Insurance 7.91

Season 5 - Episode 15

When Stan gets kidnapped in Colombia, Francine fears he's gone for good. Stan finally reappears unharmed, but the real trouble erupts in the Smith household when he admits that he has a plan to marry his dentist if Francine dies before him. Meanwhile, Steve and Roger play detective duo "Wheels and the Legman."

Directors: John Aoshima
Stan Time

#22 - Stan Time 7.90

Season 5 - Episode 9

Stan is ecstatic when a co-worker gives him pills that allow him to stay up all night but feel like he slept for eight hours.

Directors: Joe Daniello
Finger Lenting Good

#23 - Finger Lenting Good 7.90

Season 9 - Episode 8

The Smiths get drunk at Roger's Mardi Gras party and make a pact with Bullock; Roger tries to find the person who left a pastie in the attic.

The Missing Kink

#24 - The Missing Kink 7.90

Season 9 - Episode 15

Francine tries to get Stan to spice up their sex life; Hayley tries to get back into dating and accepts a date with Snot.

Naked to the Limit, One More Time

#25 - Naked to the Limit, One More Time 7.90

Season 9 - Episode 12

Roger pretends to be Jeff's imaginary friend so he can roam around the house without a disguise; when Jeff realizes Roger is an alien, Stan issues an ultimatum -- either Roger or Jeff must be killed; Steve becomes insecure about his body.