Animated The Best Newspaper Headlines from American Dad  

Greg Hahn
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List Rules Vote up the funniest headlines from the opening credits of American Dad!

Much like The Simpsons and Futurama before it, American Dad's opening title sequence also features a running visual gag that changes from episode to episode. In more recent seasons, you'll see Roger popping up from under the dashboard of Stan's car in various disguises, but for the first four seasons of the series, the ever-changing newspaper headline was what keen-eyed fans looked out for. From topical political statements to snarky quips to hysterical one-liners, here's a list of all the American Dad newspaper headlines that have graced your TV screen. Vote up the newspapers on American Dad that made you laugh the most!

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1
60 3
Optimist Drowns in Half-Full Tub Season 1 Episode 3 "Stan Knows Best"

2
45 6
Economy Turns Corner, Falls Down Stairs Season 1 Episode 5 "Roger Codger"

3
50 9
Democratic Party Missing: Feared Dead Season 1 Episode 1 "Pilot"

4
33 4
Childhood Obesity Up, Pedophilia Down Season 3 Episode 15 "Four Little Words"

5
46 9
Bush Finally Gets Joke About Last Name Season 1 Episode 7 "Deacon Stan, Jesus Man"

6
45 9
Stuff Happens As Wave of Ambiguity Spreads Season 1 Episode 2 "Threat Levels"

7
40 7
Missing Twins Found in Gingerbread House Season 1 Episode 6 "Homeland Insecurity"

8
44 10
Israel Pulls Out of Gaza, Gaza Not Pregnant Season 2 Episode 2 "A Smith in the Hand"

9
26 3
Popeye Insists: "Olive Oil Ain't No Virgin" Season 3 Episode 19 "Joint Custody"

10
37 7
Bush Appoints Stephen King as Ambassador to Terror Season 2 Episode 8 "Star Trek"

11
32 10
Britney Spears' Baby to Enter Pre-Hab Season 2 Episode 10 "Rough Trade"

12
29 8
Scientist Discovers Wife Cheating Season 2 Episode 4 "Con Heir"

13
33 12
Tantric Sex Conference Ends Prematurely Season 2 Episode 11 "Finance with Wolves"

14
31 11
Clever Bumper Sticker Ends Abortion Debate Season 2 Episode 9 "Not Particularly Desperate Housewives"

15
22 4
Airlines to Screen Emotional Baggage Season 3 Episode 16 "When a Stan Loves a Woman"

16
33 13
Hooker Killed for Heart of Gold Season 1 Episode 4 "Francine's Flashback"

17
24 7
Big Bird Dead of Big Avian Flu Season 2 Episode 7 "Stannie Get Your Gun"

18
29 12
Trans Fats Banned in NYC, Fat Trannies Still OK Season 3 Episode 8 "Irregarding Steve"

19
20 5
Big Headline; Smaller Print to Follow Season 4 Episode 11 "Oedipal Panties"

20
21 6
Jewish Gynecologist Develops Pap Schmear Season 3 Episode 2 "The American Dad After School Special"

21
28 12
Gas Prices Higher Than Dude at Weezer Concert Season 2 Episode 3 "All About Steve"

22
17 4
Iran Changes Flag to Middle Finger Season 3 Episode 13 "Black Mystery Month"

23
21 9
Dems Take House, Republicans Get Record Collection Season 3 Episode 5 "Dungeons and Wagons"

24
17 6
Mexican President Creates New Taco Supreme Court Season 3 Episode 17 "I Can't Stan You"

25
20 9
American Dad Releases DVD, Small Girl from Basement Season 2 Episode 15 "With Friends Like Steve's"

26
12 3
Bear Market Suggests Investing in Salmon Season 4 Episode 8 "The Most Adequate Christmas Ever"

27
14 6
Fed Cuts Rates, Rates Shiv Fed in Retaliation Season 4 Episode 15 "Stanny Slickers 2: The Legend of Ollie's Gold"

28
15 8
Despondent Pluto Drowns Two of Its Moons Season 3 Episode 3 "Failure Is Not a Factory-Installed Option"

29
16 10
Rumsfeld Steps Down... On Puppy's Head Season 3 Episode 6 "Iced, Iced Babies"

30
12 7
Plane Delayed as Mrs. Plane Finishes Getting Ready Season 3 Episode 18 "The Magnificent Steven"

31
10 5
Uncle Insists: "Creepy Is the New Quirky" Season 4 Episode 3 "Dope & Faith"

32
12 7
Bowler's Union Strikes Season 4 Episode 7 "Surro-Gate"

33
17 12
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS! Santa Exits Sleigh, Flashes Crotch Season 3 Episode 9 "The Best Christmas Story Never"

34
16 11
Zach Braff Mania Sweeps Zach Braff's Apartment Season 3 Episode 1 "Camp Refoogee"

35
18 14
Confused Iranian President Denies Hollow Crust Pizza Season 2 Episode 13 "Roger 'n Me"

36
16 12
Michelle Kwan Finally Dishonors Family Season 2 Episode 12 "It's Good to Be the Queen"

37
11 7
Son Regrets Teaching Dad How to Text Message Season 4 Episode 6 "42-Year-Old Virgin"

38
9 6
Girlfriend Dumped After Asking "Who's in World Series Bowl?" Season 3 Episode 11 "American Dream Factory"

39
9 6
Al Gore Honors Carlos Mencia for Recycling Jokes Season 4 Episode 1 "The Vacation Goo"

40
9 6
ALIEN SPOTTED! Season 4 Episode 14 "Office Spaceman"

41
12 10
Rob Schneider, Dead at 62 Season 2 Episode 16 "Tears of a Clooney"

42
9 7
It's 2007... Still No Flying Cars Season 3 Episode 10 "Bush Comes to Dinner"

43
8 6
Homemade Valentine Proves Thought Doesn't Count Season 3 Episode 12 "A.T. the Abusive Terrestrial"

44
9 8
Local Golf Pro Also Pretty Good at Gambling Season 4 Episode 9 "Frannie 911"

45
15 15
King Kong Told Not to Use AIDS Quilt for Warmth Season 2 Episode 14 "Helping Handis"

46
9 10
Optimistic Nerd's Glasses Half On Season 4 Episode 12 "Widowmaker"

47
5 7
Friend's T-Shirt Idea Deemed "Genius!" by Friend Season 4 Episode 13 "Red October Sky"

48
6 9
Paper Mill to Town: "You Smell Weird" Season 4 Episode 2 "Meter Made"

49
10 14
Bush to Voters: "Votes for Dems Kill Angels!" Season 3 Episode 4 "Lincoln Lover"

50
4 9
Man Tries Sushi for the First Time: "It's Okay" Season 4 Episode 16 "Spring Break-Up"