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List Rules 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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Great Space Roaster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
American Dad! - Season 5
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 ...more
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259 83
The Vacation Goo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
The Vacation Goo American Dad! - Season 4
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 ...more
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302 105
The One That Got Away is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
The One That Got Away American Dad! - Season 4
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 ...more
4
232 73
The People vs. Martin Sugar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
The People vs. Martin Sugar American Dad! - Season 6
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 ...more
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440 170
Rapture's Delight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
American Dad! - Season 6
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 ...more
6
371 141
For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls American Dad! - Season 6
Despite Francine's warning, Stan gives Steve a gun for Christmas; Steve accidentally shoots Santa.
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253 86
Phantom of the Telethon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Phantom of the Telethon American Dad! - Season 4
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 ...more
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327 121
In Country...Club is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
In Country...Club American Dad! - Season 5
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 ...more
9
304 113
Roy Rogers McFreely is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
American Dad! - Season 4
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.
10
152 42
Bar Mitzvah Shuffle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Bar Mitzvah Shuffle American Dad! - Season 5
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 ...more
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250 92
Cops & Roger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
American Dad! - Season 6
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.
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131 35
Office Spaceman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Office Spaceman American Dad! - Season 4
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 ...more
13
113 27
Spring Breakup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Spring Breakup American Dad! - Season 4
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 ...more
14
173 58
Moon Over Isla Island is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Moon Over Isla Island American Dad! - Season 6
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 ...more
15
160 52
Meter Made is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Meter Made American Dad! - Season 4
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 ...more
16
226 88
Tearjerker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Tearjerker American Dad! - Season 4
Stan and the family are characters in a James Bond style spoof. Stan must stop Tearjerker, played by Roger, a diabolical film producer who makes movies that can kill. Tearjerker's fiendish plot ...more
17
155 55
Jenny Fromdabloc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Jenny Fromdabloc American Dad! - Season 6
"Jenny Fromdabloc" is the sixteenth episode of the seventh season of the animated comedy series American Dad!. It first aired on Fox in the United States on April 17, 2011. This ...more
18
147 56
A Piñata Named Desire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
A Piñata Named Desire American Dad! - Season 6
Stan is excited about finally building his dream car: a DeLorean. Francine encourages him to include Steve, so the two take a road trip in search of doors for the sports car. The trip veers ...more
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117 39
Wheels & the Legman and the Ca... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Wheels & the Legman and the Case of Grandpa's Key American Dad! - Season 8
Stan joins Roger and Steve's fictional detective agency, but he ruins the fun by being extremely incompetent at his "job." Roger demands that Steve fire Stan, but Steve cannot bring ...more
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119 41
100 A.D. (1) is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
100 A.D. (1) American Dad! - Season 6
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 ...more
21
121 44
Merlot Down Dirty Shame is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Merlot Down Dirty Shame American Dad! - Season 6
Steve must become the man of the house when Stan re-lives his childhood.
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211 98
Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Lost in Space American Dad! - Season 8
"Lost in Space" is the eighteenth episode of the ninth season of American Dad! The episode aired on May 5, 2013, on Fox's Animation Domination lineup. The episode was written by series ...more
23
85 24
Stan's Night Out is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Stan's Night Out American Dad! - Season 5
Stan leaves Francine at home to go out with the boys, but guys' night out goes from wild to reckless when Stan finds himself in one compromising situation after another. Meanwhile, Roger and ...more
24
95 30
A Jones for a Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
A Jones for a Smith American Dad! - Season 6
Stan puts down liberal social programs because he thinks they are a waste of money and gives Francine a hard time for lending a helping hand at the local homeless shelter. When Stan develops a ...more
25
122 48
Family Affair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Dad! Episodes of All Time
Family Affair American Dad! - Season 4
When the Smiths try to plan a family game night, Roger is full of excuses about prior commitments. However, when he is caught in a lie, the Smiths feel stabbed in the back when they realize ...more