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Season 1  "Francine's Flashback"  1x4

Aired 14 years ago - May 15, 2005

When Stan forgets his anniversary, he arranges to have 20 hours of Francine's memory erased, but the CIA temp on duty accidentally erases 20 years. Francine, having reverted to her wild child days, moves into her old apartment with Hayley as a roommate, and ends up going to a festival with Hayley's boyfriend. Meanwhile, Steve asks a good-looking girl out, but needs his wingman, Roger, to "jump on a grenade" for him and date her ugly cousin.

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Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 1
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 2
I'm Steve Smith. Would you like to go out with me?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 3
Jewel, I'd like you to meet my friends.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 4
That jerk forgot our anniversary!
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 5
I'm sure he's just waiting for the perfect time to surprise me.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 6
- Yeah? What about? - Oh, I forgot our anniversary.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 7
Your favorite song...
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 8
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 9
Can't you take a page from that bitch Hillary Clinton and just let it go?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 10
Thank God for top-secret C.I.A. Technology.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 11
I wanna get the taste of roadie out of my mouth.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 12
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 13
Oh, that's great. You gotta do stand-up. You gotta. You're great.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 14
like they did forJohnny Flyswatter or Doug Reach-Around.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 15
One look at me and her memories of our love will come flooding back.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 16
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 17
See? Memory can be pretty tricky...
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 18
- So what do we do? - Well, when she was 18, she lived in West Langley...
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 19
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 20
Come on. You went to the Winter Ball with that guy.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 21
Uh, Hayley, your new roommate.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 22
It was 20 years ago.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 23
And then, fate scampered across the road.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 24
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 25
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 26
- Need a ride? - Thanks, pops.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 27
Oh, sweet masked bandit of nature...
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 28
Die! Die! So that you may know peace.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 29
Stop the car, you psychopath!
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 30
Oh, God!
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 31
I was wrong. I'll be home by 9:00.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 32
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 33
This is great.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 34
Oh, God. Oh, God. I'm out. I'm out. Ew! Ew!
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 35
"Jamaican" me crazy.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 36
I see from her wristband that you were at a Sandals all-inclusive resort.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 37
Hayley, I thought we were going to- Burning Man
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 38
I had this boyfriend. He was in an avalanche.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 39
- I don't have a hard time looking at you. - At me?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 40
Maybe we should lead by example.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 41
- Hayley, where's your mother? - Last time I saw her she was in the kitchen...
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 42
Wait a minute. Daddy didn't think that through.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 43
Stan, by the way, I could not hold mein pee-pee.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 44
Oh, so I can crate you and hide you in that warehouse at the end of Raiders?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 45
Dad, we've been searching all night.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 46
It symbolized her sunshine brightening my otherwise cloudy world.
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 47
l-It's not you. It's the timing, you know?
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 48
Oh, my God! You're an alien!
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 49
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 50
Did it ever! Mmm!

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Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 2
I'm Steve Smith. Would you like to go out with me?
#2
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Jewel, I'd like you to meet my friends.
#3
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 4
That jerk forgot our anniversary!
#4
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I'm sure he's just waiting for the perfect time to surprise me.
#5
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 6
- Yeah? What about? - Oh, I forgot our anniversary.
#6
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Your favorite song...
#7
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 8 #8 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 9
Can't you take a page from that bitch Hillary Clinton and just let it go?
#9
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 10
Thank God for top-secret C.I.A. Technology.
#10
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 11
I wanna get the taste of roadie out of my mouth.
#11
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 12 #12 Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 13
Oh, that's great. You gotta do stand-up. You gotta. You're great.
#13
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 14
like they did forJohnny Flyswatter or Doug Reach-Around.
#14
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One look at me and her memories of our love will come flooding back.
#15
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See? Memory can be pretty tricky...
#17
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- So what do we do? - Well, when she was 18, she lived in West Langley...
#18
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Come on. You went to the Winter Ball with that guy.
#20
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Uh, Hayley, your new roommate.
#21
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It was 20 years ago.
#22
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And then, fate scampered across the road.
#23
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- Need a ride? - Thanks, pops.
#26
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 27
Oh, sweet masked bandit of nature...
#27
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 28
Die! Die! So that you may know peace.
#28
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 29
Stop the car, you psychopath!
#29
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 30
Oh, God!
#30
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I was wrong. I'll be home by 9:00.
#31
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This is great.
#33
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 34
Oh, God. Oh, God. I'm out. I'm out. Ew! Ew!
#34
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 35
"Jamaican" me crazy.
#35
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 36
I see from her wristband that you were at a Sandals all-inclusive resort.
#36
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 37
Hayley, I thought we were going to- Burning Man
#37
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 38
I had this boyfriend. He was in an avalanche.
#38
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 39
- I don't have a hard time looking at you. - At me?
#39
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 40
Maybe we should lead by example.
#40
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 41
- Hayley, where's your mother? - Last time I saw her she was in the kitchen...
#41
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 42
Wait a minute. Daddy didn't think that through.
#42
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 43
Stan, by the way, I could not hold mein pee-pee.
#43
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 44
Oh, so I can crate you and hide you in that warehouse at the end of Raiders?
#44
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 45
Dad, we've been searching all night.
#45
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 46
It symbolized her sunshine brightening my otherwise cloudy world.
#46
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 47
l-It's not you. It's the timing, you know?
#47
Recap of American Dad! Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 48
Oh, my God! You're an alien!
#48
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Did it ever! Mmm!
#50