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The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time

Updated January 25, 2021 17.8k votes 2.3k voters 168.5k views298 items

List RulesBest American Dad! episodes, no matter how popular they are, of all time

List of the best American Dad! episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Seth MacFarlane fans will also enjoy the best Family Guy episodes and the best episodes of The Cleveland Show. Stan Smith, his family, and Roger the alien refugee are a hilarious funhouse mirror of all-American values in a post-9/11 world. Although Family Guy is considered Seth MacFarlane's greatest achievement, many fans would argue that American Dad! is in fact a consistently funnier show. With so many memorable episodes, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top American Dad! episodes of all time are. Fans of American Dad! are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists - so you can vote for your favorites and find out once and for all what everyone thinks the funniest episode of American Dad! is. 

The list below includes both classic and new American Dad! episodes that are insanely funny. Everything from "Delorean Story-An" where Stan and Steve go on a road trip to "Rapture's Delight" is included below. What is the best American Dad! episode of all time? Vote below and let your voice be heard.


  • For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls1

    For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls

    December 12, 2010

    Season 7, Episode 8

    Despite Francine's warning, Stan gives Steve a gun for Christmas; Steve accidentally shoots...  more
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  • Great Space Roaster2

    Season 6, Episode 18

    It’s Roger’s birthday, and he begs to be roasted, but when he ends up devastated by the jokes,...  more
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  • The One That Got Away3

    The One That Got Away

    October 5, 2008

    Season 5, Episode 2

    When Roger discovers that someone has maxed out his credit card, he is certain it is identify...
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  • The People vs. Martin Sugar4

    The People vs. Martin Sugar

    December 5, 2010

    Season 7, Episode 7

    If there’s one thing that Stan Smith loves, it’s a good jury trial. He anxiously awaits his...
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  • Rapture's Delight5

    Rapture's Delight

    December 13, 2009

    Season 6, Episode 9

    When the Smith family goes to church on Christmas Day, Stan is furious when he can’t get a...  more
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  • In Country... Club6

    In Country... Club

    September 27, 2009

    Season 6, Episode 1

    When Steve is selected to sing the national anthem at the Langley Falls Veterans' Day...  more
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  • Bar Mitzvah Shuffle7

    Bar Mitzvah Shuffle

    March 22, 2009

    Season 5, Episode 14

    Steve and the gang sabotage a stuck-up kid's bar mitzvah after he hits on Steve's girlfriend,...
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  • The Vacation Goo8

    The Vacation Goo

    September 30, 2007

    Season 4, Episode 1

    When Stan tries to trick Steve into attending summer camp, things go horribly wrong and Steve...  more
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  • Cops & Roger9

    Cops & Roger

    April 11, 2010

    Season 6, Episode 14

    Francine teaches Roger to be self-sufficient so he can get his own place; at camp, Steve and...  more
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  • Spring Breakup10

    Spring Breakup

    May 18, 2008

    Season 4, Episode 16

    Stan has a Spring Break-induced mid-life crisis. With Francine away visiting her parents,...
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  • Roy Rogers McFreely11

    Roy Rogers McFreely

    March 8, 2009

    Season 5, Episode 12

    When Stan forgets to pick up grenadine at the grocery store, Roger goes ballistic and vows to...  more
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  • Phantom of the Telethon12

    Phantom of the Telethon

    November 30, 2008

    Season 5, Episode 7

    When Francine decides to be a surrogate for her gay neighbors Terry and Greg, Stan's...
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  • Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls13

    Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls

    November 7, 2010

    Season 7, Episode 3

    "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls" is the third episode of the seventh season of the...  more
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  • Tearjerker14


    January 13, 2008

    Season 4, Episode 10

    Stan and the family are characters in a James Bond style spoof. Stan must stop Tearjerker,...  more
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  • Meter Made15

    Meter Made

    October 7, 2007

    Season 4, Episode 2

    In order to be taken more seriously and to be a somebody, Stan becomes a meter maid who seems...
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  • Jenny Fromdabloc16

    Jenny Fromdabloc

    April 17, 2011

    Season 7, Episode 16

    "Jenny Fromdabloc" is the sixteenth episode of the seventh season of the animated comedy...  more
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  • Moon Over Isla Island17

    Moon Over Isla Island

    October 4, 2009

    Season 6, Episode 2

    In order to get a promotion at work, Stan has to convince the dictator of Isla Island to sign...  more
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  • Office Spaceman18

    Office Spaceman

    May 4, 2008

    Season 4, Episode 14

    Roger begins to release photos of himself to the local media for extra cash, prompting the CIA...
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  • Lost in Space19

    Lost in Space

    May 05 2013
    "Lost in Space" is the eighteenth episode of the ninth season of American Dad! The episode...  more
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  • A Piñata Named Desire20

    A Piñata Named Desire

    February 13, 2011

    Season 7, Episode 11

    Stan is excited about finally building his dream car: a DeLorean. Francine encourages him to...  more
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  • Lincoln Lover21

    Lincoln Lover

    November 5, 2006

    Season 3, Episode 4

    Stan has his heart set on speaking at the Republican National Convention on behalf of the...  more
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  • Wheels & the Legman and the Case of Grandpa's Key22

    Wheels & the Legman and the Case of Grandpa's Key

    February 12, 2012

    Season 8, Episode 10

    Stan joins Roger and Steve's fictional detective agency, but he ruins the fun by being...
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  • Merlot Down Dirty Shame23

    Merlot Down Dirty Shame

    April 18, 2010

    Season 6, Episode 15

    Steve must become the man of the house when Stan re-lives his childhood....
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  • Stan's Food Restaurant24

    Stan's Food Restaurant

    November 14, 2010

    Season 7, Episode 4

    Stan is ecstatic when Roger offers to help him live out his lifelong dream of opening a...  more
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  • Family Affair25

    Family Affair

    February 15, 2009

    Season 5, Episode 10

    When the Smiths try to plan a family game night, Roger is full of excuses about prior...
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