American Dad! - Episode Guide

Episodes » Season 4
Tot. Ep. # Title Original Airdate Production Code Media
59 401 1600 Candles September 28, 2008 3AJN20 Links (5)

The Smiths' plans to celebrate Roger's 1,600th birthday are sidetracked when Steve announces that he's finally going through puberty. Ever fearful of the thought of a Steve with raging hormones, Stan and Francine try to bypass the pains by having experimental medicine injected into Steve's head.

60 402 The One That Got Away October 5, 2008 3AJN16 Links (4)

Roger is certain that someone has stolen his identity when he discovers that someone has maxed out his credit card. While he attempts to do the crook justice, he realizes things are not quite right and seem all too familiar. Meanwhile, the rest of the Smith family gets sucked into a mean game of Simon.

61 403 One Little Word October 19, 2008 3AJN18 Links (4)

When Stan becomes his boss' new advisor, he feels like he can't say no to anything, not even outrageous personal requests. But when Francine gets involved in the situation and his annoying "yes-man" antics ruin her Valentine's Day vacation, she does everything in her power to force him to say "no".

62 404 Choosy Wives Choose Smith November 2, 2008 3AJN15 Links (3)

Stan becomes jealous when he finds out Francine was once engaged to a pilot whose plane crashed, and that she seemed to settle for Stan before learning her former fiancé was still alive. He and Roger try to track the man down, while Francine must choose between her husband or her lost love.

63 405 Escape from Pearl Bailey November 9, 2008 3AJN19 Links (3)

Steve plots his revenge against all the popular girls who torment nerds and losers at his school.

64 406 Pulling Double Booty November 16, 2008 3AJN21 Links (3)

Hayley's boyfriend, Jeff, breaks up with her and Hayley, after going on a short rampage through the mall after the break up, falls for Stan's body double, Bill, from the CIA. Things take a bizarre twist when the double begins hitting on Francine.

65 407 Phantom of the Telethon November 30, 2008 3AJN22 Links (3)

Roger suggests Stan hold a telethon to raise funds after the CIA's budget cut, but when Stan takes all the credit for the idea, Roger tries to sabotage it.

66 408 Chimdale January 25, 2009 4AJN01 Links (5)

When Steve suffers indignities in school because of his scoliosis, Stan confides with him an embarrassing secret of his own. Meanwhile, Roger brings both Francine and Hayley to a posh spa, even though he has only two passes, raising the suspicions of the house detective.

67 409 Stan Time February 8, 2009 4AJN02 Links (5)

Feeling exhausted all the time, Stan begins taking pills that allow him to stay up all night and feel like he had a full night's sleep. He tries to use his new found energy and time on hobbies, only to ultimately discover he'd rather spend more time with his wife. Meanwhile, Roger and Steve are asked to make a screenplay for a pornographic film.

68 410 Family Affair February 15, 2009 4AJN03 Links (7)

Roger has been making excuses about prior commitments, prompting the Smiths to realize that he has been "cheating" on them with other families. The Smiths take action to teach Roger a lesson about monogamy until Roger discovers for himself why he isn't a one-family kind of guy.

69 411 Live and Let Fry March 1, 2009 4AJN04 Links (8)

When Langley Falls implements a ban on trans fats, Stan finds himself legally separated from his favorite foods. He sets a poor example for the rest of the family when he blatantly disregards the law by crossing county lines and using Steve as a trans-fatty food mule to satisfy his own gluttonous desires.

70 412 Roy Rogers McFreely March 8, 2009 4AJN05 Links (8)

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. So when Roy Rogers McFreely is appointed chairman of the association and starts to abuse his power, Stan, Hayley and Steve lead the opposition to preserve the small town's "American" values and take the community back from "the man"

71 413 Jack's Back March 15, 2009 4AJN07 Links (9)

Steve signs Stan up for a father-son bike tournament, but the plan veers off-track when Stan admits that his father never taught him how to ride a bike. Determined to make things better, Steve helps reconcile Stan with his convict father. Meanwhile, Hayley needs internship credit for school, so Roger hires her to bar tend at his makeshift bar in the attic.

72 414 Bar Mitzvah Shuffle March 22, 2009 4AJN06 Links (7)

Steve and the gang sabotage a stuck-up kid's bar mitzvah, after he hits on Steve's girlfriend, Debbie. But when Snot is wrongly accused of stealing the kid's bar mitzvah money, he must answer to the Rabbi, putting his own celebration in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Stan and Francine pitch an idea to a cell phone company, but the plan gets "dropped" when they can't deliver the goods.

73 415 Wife Insurance March 29, 2009 4AJN08 Links (7)

When Stan gets kidnapped in Colombia, Francine fears he's gone for good. Stan finally reappears unharmed, but the real trouble erupts in the Smith household when he admits that he has a plan to marry his dentist if Francine dies before him. Meanwhile, Steve and Roger play detective duo "Wheels and the Legman."

74 416 Delorean Story-An April 19, 2009 4AJN09 Links (7)

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 off-track when there is a mad dash across the country to get the last set of doors available.

75 417 Every Which Way But Lose April 26, 2009 4AJN10 Links (8)

Steve joins a junior football team to make Stan proud. However, when a hyper-competitive Stan assumes the position of head coach, Steve gets kicked off the team for not being good enough. Out for revenge, Steve and Roger recruit a new team of misfits who threaten Stan's perfect season. Meanwhile, Francine and Hayley compete for a blue ribbon at the Langley County Fair.

76 418 Weiner of Our Discontent May 3, 2009 4AJN11 Links (12)

Stan has had enough of Roger's antics! When he calls Roger out, Roger claims he has been sent to Earth to determine the fate of mankind. Stan challenges him to prove it, and is tickled pink when he learns Roger's real purpose for being on Earth. Roger struggles to get a grip on reality until a fateful turn of events helps put things in perspective.

77 419 Daddy Queerest May 10, 2009 4AJN12 Links (12)

Neighbors Terry and Greg are nervous when Terry's father, football great Tank Bates, announces that he will be coming to town for a visit. Terry is worried because his dad doesn't know he's gay, has a baby or lives with his partner. Meanwhile, Steve goes on a drunken bender and learns the meaning of "beer goggles."

78 420 Stan's Night Out May 17, 2009 4AJN13 Links (10)

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 Hayley use their charm and looks to attract a frat boy.