The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time

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Best 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.


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  • Faking Bad

    Season 10, Episode 7

    When Hayley helps Steve expand his fake ID business they must deal with another fake ID distributor.

  • Rabbit Ears

    Season 16, Episode 4

    Stan gets obsessed with a 1960s television show after picking up a secondhand TV. Roger decides to live as a baby and the family cares for him.

  • Exquisite Corpses

    Season 17, Episode 9

    Jeff, Francine and Roger decide to team up and start their own bus tour business, with murderous results.

  • Season 7, Episode 3

    "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls" is the third episode of the seventh season of the animated comedy series American Dad! It originally aired on Fox in the United States on November 7, 2010. ...more
  • Season 5, Episode 2

    When Roger discovers that someone has maxed out his credit card, he is certain it is identify theft and is determined to bring down the crook. After playing "Matlock" for a few days and dishing out ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Season 6, Episode 16

    Roger studies crime scene photography; Stan bullies Steve in hopes of toughening him up.
  • Season 5, Episode 7

    When Francine decides to be a surrogate for her gay neighbors Terry and Greg, Stan's Republican blood boils. Although he pretends to be happy, when the baby is born, Stan kidnaps her and heads to the ...more
  • Lost in Space

    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.

  • Season 6, Episode 14

    Francine teaches Roger to be self-sufficient so he can get his own place; at camp, Steve and his friends fall prey to a scheme.
  • Season 7, Episode 7

    If there’s one thing that Stan Smith loves, it’s a good jury trial. He anxiously awaits his annual jury summons. But when Roger is the defendant in the trial where Stan is the foreman, he is finally ...more
  • Season 4, Episode 2

    In order to be taken more seriously and to be a somebody, Stan becomes a meter maid who seems to have all of the power. Now he's getting the best tables at restaurants, pocketing quarters from meters ...more
  • Season 4, Episode 1

    When Stan tries to trick Steve into attending summer camp, things go horribly wrong and Steve ends up in a refugee camp. However, Stan, being the eternal optimist, joins Steve and manages to stage a ...more
  • Season 6, Episode 18

    It’s Roger’s birthday, and he begs to be roasted, but when he ends up devastated by the jokes, he vows to pull his life together. Things take a turn for the worse when Roger takes it one step too ...more
  • 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.
  • Season 5, Episode 14

    Steve and the gang sabotage a stuck-up kid's bar mitzvah after he hits on Steve's girlfriend, Debbie. But when Snot gets wrongly accused of stealing the kid's bar mitzvah money, he must answer to the ...more
  • Season 6, Episode 9

    When the Smith family goes to church on Christmas Day, Stan is furious when he can’t get a good seat. While Francine tries to ease his frustration, a moment of divine intervention occurs. Upset that ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Season 4, Episode 14

    Roger begins to release photos of himself to the local media for extra cash, prompting the CIA to initiate an Alien Task Force. Through a twist of fate, Roger ends up in charge of the task force in ...more
  • Hurricane!

    Season 8, Episode 2

    When a hurricane hits Langley Falls, the Smiths fight like mad to survive in their home. Part 3 of a three-part crossover with The Cleveland Show and Family Guy.

  • Season 6, Episode 2

    In order to get a promotion at work, Stan has to convince the dictator of Isla Island to sign a treaty. Stan meets the general and accidentally kills him and has Roger pose as the leader of the small ...more
  • Season 4, Episode 3

    Stan prays for a friend and thinks God sent him one, but he turns out to be an atheist. Stan tries to convince his friend that God exists by making his life extremely hard until his plan backfires. ...more
  • Season 7, Episode 8

    Despite Francine's warning, Stan gives Steve a gun for Christmas; Steve accidentally shoots Santa.
  • Season 7, Episode 4

    Stan is ecstatic when Roger offers to help him live out his lifelong dream of opening a restaurant to rival his favorite childhood haunt - until their different visions for what the eatery should be ...more
  • Season 5, Episode 12

    When Stan forgets to pick up grenadine at the grocery store, Roger goes ballistic and vows to get him back by taking over a project close to his heart – the Homeowner’s Association.