AMERICAN DAD! Episode Synopses


Season Premiere: "Blonde Ambition" – Monday, October 20, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-LSV
When her efforts to save the planet prove hopeless, Hayley decides that she might get more attention if she becomes a blonde.   Meanwhile, Stan and Steve go on a mission to find a new home for the Smiths.

Directed by Rodney Clouden
Written by Mike Barker, Carlo Hart and Evan Sandman


"CIAPOW" – Monday, October 27, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-DSV
When Bullock sends a drone to do the job Stan and his colleagues are supposed to do, Stan is determined to prove that humans are better than robots.  Meanwhile, Francine and the rest of the family participate in a slow motion race against each other in the living room.

Directed by Jansen Yee
Written by Joe Chandler and Nic Wegener


"Scents and Sensei-bility" – Monday, November 3, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-DL
Steve and Snot are fed up with being bullied.  When they enroll in a karate class, Snot is brainwashed by the sensei and its Steve’s mission to get him back.  Meanwhile, Klaus develops a horrible odor and is forced into being an outside pet.

Directed by Tim Parsons and Jennifer Graves
Written by Mike Barker, Carlo Hart and Evan Sandman


"Turkey Bacon" – Monday, November 10, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-DL
When the CIA is forced to make cut backs and go on furlough, Stan volunteers to take a position as a College Campus Security Guard. Meanwhile, Roger opens a bed and breakfast in order to boost the families’ income.

Directed by Pam Cooke and Valerie Fletcher
Written by Brian Boyle


"Now and Gwen" – Monday, November 17, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-L
When Francine’s sister Gwen comes to town, Hayley suspects she is up to no good.  Meanwhile, Stan teaches Steve the art of hugging Aunt Gwen and Klaus shadows Roger’s dramatic comments.

Directed by Chris Bennett
Written by Rachael Bogert and Emily Wood


"Dreaming of a White Porsche Christmas" – Monday, December 1, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
When Stan wishes he could have Principal Lewis’ carefree, single life, a la It’s a Wonderful Life, his wish comes true!  Meanwhile, in his wish world, Principal Lewis has Stan’s family.

Directed by Shawn Murray
Written by Brian Boyle