American Dad! is a satirical American animated series owned by Underdog Productions and Fuzzy Door Productions and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television. It was created by Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Family Guy, as well as two former Family Guy writers, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman. The pilot episode aired in the United States on Fox on February 6, 2005, thirty minutes after the end of Super Bowl XXXIX; the regular series began May 1, 2005, after the season premiere of Family Guy. American Dad follows the events of CIA agent Stan Smith and his family. The series is currently in its fifth season, which premiered on September 27, 2009. It has been officially renewed for a sixth season; renewals are made ahead of time in order to facilitate the extensive production line of animated shows. Since January 2008, Cartoon Network's Adult Swim program block reaired the show's syndication.
American Dad - S01E01 - Pilot(Aired: 3 Mar. 2006) In order to help him get a girlfriend, Stan rigs the school election to make Steve class president. Things go awry when the powers of his new position go to his head.
American Dad - S01E02 - Threat Levels(Aired: 1 May 2005) Stan steals Steve's lucrative idea to stage and videotape "bum fights," in which homeless men are forced to beat each other senseless.
American Dad - S01E05 - Roger Codger(Aired: 5 Jun. 2005) Roger runs away after he and Stan have an argument. Once the CIA finds out, they organize a search team in order to find him and bring him in for questioning. So now Stan must either kill Roger or choose friendship over his career.
American Dad - S01E10 - All About Steve(Aired: 25 Sep. 2005) After disowning Steve for being a geek, Stan must rely on his son's knowledge of science fiction and fantasy to catch a cyber-terrorist.
American Dad - S01E11 - Con Heir(Aired: 2 Oct. 2005) A man claiming to be Stan's real father shows up at his father's funeral. Stan explains that the man to whom everyone knew to be his father was in reality a stranger he met at a bus stop on his wedding day. So now Stan's real father, a secret agent, wants Stan to accompany him on a top secret mission. Unbeknownst to Stan, his father has a hidden agenda.
American Dad - S01E12 - Stan of Arabia: Part 1(Aired: 6 Nov. 2005) After embarrassing his boss at an award ceremony, Stan and his family are transfered to Saudi Arabia. At first hesitant, Stan quickly begins to enjoy the fascist ways of the country and even goes as far as getting a second wife after Francine refuses to do work until Stan asks for his old job back. While outside of the house, Steve learns that boys his age are considered men in the new country & Haley falls in love with a terrorist.
American Dad - S01E15 - Star Trek(Aired: 27 Nov. 2005) Roger is overjoyed to discover that Steve's new book is all about him - until he finds out that it paints him in an unflattering light.
American Dad - S01E16 - Not Particularly Desperate Housewife(Aired: 18 Dec. 2005) In order to gain entry in a women's social club known as the Ladybugs, Francine pretends she is cheating on Stan. After her fellow Ladybugs wish to meet her "boytoy", guilt stricken Francine confesses that she is not having an affair. Now she must either actually cheat on her husband or the Ladybugs will kill her in an attempt to keep their secrets safe.
American Dad - S01E19 - It's Good to Be the Queen(Aired: 26 Feb. 2006) Because of a past incident at his own prom, where he was lured into a dance with the homecoming queen only to have a pile of pigs dropped on him, Stan wants revenge by showing off that he married a homecoming queen, Francine.
American Dad - S01E20 - Roger 'n' Me(Aired: 23 Apr. 2006) Stan and Roger become best friends in Atlantic City, taking their friendship to a whole new, unexpected level, when Roger absorbs all of Stan's memories. Meanwhile, Hayley and Steve conspire to break up a good-looking couple so that they can date the two.
American Dad - S01E21 - Helping Handis(Aired: 30 Apr. 2006) Stan devises a plan to make Steve more popular at school, but the plan backfires when the side effects make him a little too popular; Francine becomes a surgeon and aids a criminal organization.