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American Dad!: Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold

After a near death experience, Stan once again decided to search for Ollie North's gold which he believes is buried near their house.

Meanwhile, after reading about a sexual harassment settlement in the paper Roger bets Klaus he get a higher amount so he goes to work only to discover no one wants to.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x15
Production Number: 3AJN14
Airdate: Sunday May 11th, 2008
Network: FOX

Director: Pam Cooke
Writer: Erik Sommers

Guest Stars
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
voiced Greg Corbin
Chris DiamantopoulosChris Diamantopoulos
voiced Hanson Foam Man
Erik DurbinErik Durbin
voiced Langley Falls Town Geologist
Matt McKennaMatt McKenna
voiced Various
Mike Barker (1)Mike Barker (1)
voiced Terry Bates | Chuck White
Paget BrewsterPaget Brewster
voiced Michelle
voiced Woman (in Stan's future Smithsonian exhibit)
Richard GantRichard Gant
voiced Firefighter
Shawn Michael HowardShawn Michael Howard
voiced Various
Skyler GisondoSkyler Gisondo
voiced Matty Moyer
Travis BoweTravis Bowe
voiced Paramedic
Main Cast
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
voiced Stan Smith | Roger
Wendy SchaalWendy Schaal
voiced Francine Smith
Scott GrimesScott Grimes
voiced Steve Smith
Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
voiced Hayley Smith
Dee Bradley BakerDee Bradley Baker
voiced Klaus Heissler
Episode Notes
Langley Falls Post Newspaper Headline

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
2 Live CrewMe So HornyDuring Roger's entrance in Synthro Corp

Cultural References
The title of this episode “Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold” is a take off of the title of the 1994 Billy Crystal (1947-) comedy “City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold”

Stan: “It's a gateway piercing, the next thing you know, you'll have a bone through your lip like one of those rain forest people Sting is always whining about”

English musician Sting (1951-), former lead singer of “The Police”, is mentioned in this episode.

“Big Buy” is a combination of the retail chains Best Buy and Big Lots

Stan: “What? I can't believe you kids don't know about the great patriot Ollie North”

Oliver North (1943-) is best known for his main role in the Iran-Contra Affair in the late 80's.

Stan's song and animated visuals is an allusion to “Schoolhouse Rock!” , a series of Saturday morning animated musical shorts that taught kids about grammar, science, civics, economics, history, math & government.
They ran steadily on ABC from 1973 to 1986, returning sporadically from 1993 to 1996 & ending in 1999.

The DVD commentary for this episode indicates Stan's song was originally based off Schoolhouse Rock's, “Interjections!”, but they couldn't get clearance so it's an original tune although some of the visuals, like the newspaper boy and Roger dressed as a little girl are indeed from “Interjections!”.

Former American Presidents Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) & George Bush (1924-) make appearances during Stan's “Ollie North” song.

The character of “Ivan Drago” (the Russian boxer that appears with Uncle Sam) from 1985's “Rocky IV”, played by Dolph Lundgren (1957-) also makes an appearance as well as Fawn Hall (1959-).
She was North's secretary who helped him shred confidential documents.

Stan: “...the good, the bad and the ugly.”

“Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo”, or the English translation, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” is a 1969 western starring Clint Eastwood (1930-)

Luke Fondleburg (Roger): “You see that episode of Seinfeld Thursday night 10 years ago?”

The long running NBC sitcom “Seinfeld” (1989-1998) is mentioned in this episode.

When Stan recreates his finding of the gold, he is dressed as Harrison Ford's (1942-) character “Indiana Jones”

Stan: “Here's looking at you gold”

Stan's line is a take off of the classic quote “Here's looking at you kid”, from the 1942 film “Casablanca”

American actors, Bruce Campbell (1958-) & Campbell Scott (1961-) are mentioned in this episode.

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