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Season 1  "Pilot"  1x1

Aired 14 years ago - Feb 06, 2005

Stan Smith uses his CIA skills to help 13-year-old son Steve win class president and the heart of the hottest girl in class, Lisa Silver. But when being class president makes Steve mad with power, Stan must jump in to save the day. Meanwhile, Roger, the alien Stan saved from Area 51, helps 18-year-old Hayley with her school paper. In return, she hooks him up with boatloads of junk food to curb his sweet tooth. Unfortunately, some Chocodiles send him over the edge and a sugar crash prohibits him from finishing one of her papers, forcing Hayley to pick up the pieces. And Klaus, the goldfish with the brain of a German guy, pines after mother Francine. Unfortunately for Klaus, the closest he'll ever get to a date with her is the spin cycle with her sports bra.

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Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 1
Don't worry, she won't turn you down. You're a Smith and a Smith always gets his girl.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
I think you got a shot, Steve. As long as you don't wear that Shazam! shirt.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
I'm sorry, Roger, but I'm putting you on a diet. Starting today, no more junk food.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
We signed IKEA to furnish Iraq. The whole country will look like your first apartment.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
and the eraser is stuck up Bin Laden's pooper.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
He thought it was funny.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
It is a beautiful day for love, Toshi. Thank you.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
- It's OK, baby. I can handle this. - Yeah, baby.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
Wait a minute. That's it! I just need to get a dog and women will be all over my jock.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Hey, listen. Big favour. Is there any way that you could kind of, from now on,
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
Just to kind of distance yourself from me a bit more.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
- You know the procedure. - You never search Steve.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
- She was out sick. - That's OK. You'll get her tomorrow.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
- Mom. - Stan, a dog's not such an awful idea.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
It's a dog.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
Oh, dammit! He's gonna pee. No, no, no! Nope. Just dust.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
You can do anything you want to this body because you married it.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
And don't ask me to bring him back with that ET finger thing because that's a load of crap.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
I was an Olympic skier before the CIA switched mein brain with ein goldfish.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
Steve's dog would still be alive if you right-wing lunatics agreed to gun control.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
You don't need a dog when your dad is the greatest ladies' man of all time. Come on.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
- Hey, my purse! - Don't worry, young lady.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
- Chilling with Jeff? Sounds like fun. - Yeah, but this is due tomorrow.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
That the suffering of man is both necessary and useful,
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
She is here of her own free will because she wants dinner with Steve.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
You can't go around abducting people just because you're CIA.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
You're a powerful guy. Women are attracted to power and Steve doesn't have any.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
The key to fixing any election is to cast doubt on your opponent.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
- Jack in the Box man? He's not even human. - Sick.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
Poli sci. Know anything about Henry Kissinger?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
- Maybe you and I could... - Go out? I'd love to.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
Oh, hey, Steve. Kudos on the bee-yatch.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
Pursuant to Pearl Bailey High statute 39F, quote:
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
You're amazing, Steve. I'm gonna go tell everyone we're going out.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
- You're the greatest boyfriend ever. - I'm just getting started.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
Mr Phillips, may I be excused? I'm having my Steve.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
- Yeah. They're good. Back to work. - I'm on it.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
- What? It's due in two hours! - I know. I know, I'm a douche bag.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
- These chocolate lockers were a great idea. - Mine has nut clusters. Thanks.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
Sure is, Todd. Oh, hello, gorgeous.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Hey! How did the dead dog work out? Did it buy us some time?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
You're not smart enough! Somebody'll clean that up.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
- I just meant to brush you lightly. - I know.

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Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
I think you got a shot, Steve. As long as you don't wear that Shazam! shirt.
#2
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
I'm sorry, Roger, but I'm putting you on a diet. Starting today, no more junk food.
#3
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
We signed IKEA to furnish Iraq. The whole country will look like your first apartment.
#4
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
and the eraser is stuck up Bin Laden's pooper.
#5
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
He thought it was funny.
#6
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
It is a beautiful day for love, Toshi. Thank you.
#7
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
- It's OK, baby. I can handle this. - Yeah, baby.
#8
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
Wait a minute. That's it! I just need to get a dog and women will be all over my jock.
#9
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Hey, listen. Big favour. Is there any way that you could kind of, from now on,
#10
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
Just to kind of distance yourself from me a bit more.
#11
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
- You know the procedure. - You never search Steve.
#12
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
- She was out sick. - That's OK. You'll get her tomorrow.
#13
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
- Mom. - Stan, a dog's not such an awful idea.
#14
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
It's a dog.
#15
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
Oh, dammit! He's gonna pee. No, no, no! Nope. Just dust.
#16
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
You can do anything you want to this body because you married it.
#17
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18 #18 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
And don't ask me to bring him back with that ET finger thing because that's a load of crap.
#19
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
I was an Olympic skier before the CIA switched mein brain with ein goldfish.
#20
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
Steve's dog would still be alive if you right-wing lunatics agreed to gun control.
#21
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
You don't need a dog when your dad is the greatest ladies' man of all time. Come on.
#22
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
- Hey, my purse! - Don't worry, young lady.
#23
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24 #24 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25 #25 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
- Chilling with Jeff? Sounds like fun. - Yeah, but this is due tomorrow.
#26
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
That the suffering of man is both necessary and useful,
#27
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
She is here of her own free will because she wants dinner with Steve.
#28
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
You can't go around abducting people just because you're CIA.
#29
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
You're a powerful guy. Women are attracted to power and Steve doesn't have any.
#30
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
The key to fixing any election is to cast doubt on your opponent.
#31
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
- Jack in the Box man? He's not even human. - Sick.
#32
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
Poli sci. Know anything about Henry Kissinger?
#33
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
- Maybe you and I could... - Go out? I'd love to.
#34
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
Oh, hey, Steve. Kudos on the bee-yatch.
#35
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
Pursuant to Pearl Bailey High statute 39F, quote:
#36
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
You're amazing, Steve. I'm gonna go tell everyone we're going out.
#37
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38 #38 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
- You're the greatest boyfriend ever. - I'm just getting started.
#39
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
Mr Phillips, may I be excused? I'm having my Steve.
#40
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41 #41 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
- Yeah. They're good. Back to work. - I'm on it.
#42
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
- What? It's due in two hours! - I know. I know, I'm a douche bag.
#43
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
- These chocolate lockers were a great idea. - Mine has nut clusters. Thanks.
#44
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
Sure is, Todd. Oh, hello, gorgeous.
#45
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46 #46 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47 #47 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Hey! How did the dead dog work out? Did it buy us some time?
#48
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
You're not smart enough! Somebody'll clean that up.
#49
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
- I just meant to brush you lightly. - I know.
#50