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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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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Seth MacFarlane ...  Stan Smith / ... 263 episodes, 2005-2020
Wendy Schaal ...  Francine Smith / ... 263 episodes, 2005-2020
Scott Grimes ...  Steve Smith / ... 263 episodes, 2005-2020
Rachael MacFarlane ...  Hayley Smith / ... 263 episodes, 2005-2020
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Klaus / ... 263 episodes, 2005-2020
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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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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Fox

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 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

Currently the 118th longest running American primetime series. See more »

Goofs

When Roger goes through the Blorpher, the blood spatter is red when Roger is an Alien and does not have red blood. See more »

Quotes

Roger the Alien: [can't roll an oreo from his navel into his mouth] Dammit!
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Crazy Credits

Up to and including the 2007-2008 season, each episode would include a different Langley Falls Gazette headline, each of which was comical and satirical (examples include "President finally gets joke about last name" and "Israel pulls out of Gaza, Gaza not pregnant." 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 »

Connections

Featured in TruInside: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Morning U.S.A.
Composed by Walter Murphy, Michael Barker, Seth MacFarlane, Matthew Weitzman
[Main Title Theme]
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What "Family Guy" Should Have Been
13 April 2018 | by possum-30074See all my reviews

With the success and failure of Family Guy, Good Ol' Seth created this gem. While often considered the worse of the two, I feel that American Dad is far superior to it's overly crude predecessor, and delivers a fun mix of over-the-top humor and gags, as well as characters that are relatable and have moments of redemption in *almost* every episode. If you're a fan of Family Guy, American Dad is definitely your next stop


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