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American Dad!: One Little Word

Francine insists Stan stop being at Bullocks beck and call before they go on a romantic weekend.

Meanwhile, Roger starts acting out when he's not the center of attention any longer.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x3
Production Number: 3AJN18
Airdate: Sunday October 19th, 2008
Network: FOX

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Comedy Central) Sep 04, 2009

Guest Stars
David KoechnerDavid Koechner
voiced Dick Reynolds
Karen MaruyamaKaren Maruyama
voiced Cocoa
Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
voiced Avery Bullock
Jean SmartJean Smart
voiced Miriam Bullock
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
Roger's Disguise:

Figure Skater from ‘Of Ice and Men

Episode Quotes
(after seeing Cocoa take off her tank top)
Klaus: And just like that I'm gay.

Klaus: I wonder if I'm a top or a bottom?
If I had to guess, I'd say bottom

A reluctant bottom.

Cultural References
Bullock: “Come on number one”

This and the other mentions of “Number One” are references to Patrick Stewart's character “Captain Jean-Luc Picard” from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (1987-1994)
“Number One” is what Picard called his first officer.

Stan: “I came up with a great nickname for Jackson today, Jackson Brown-Nose. It's a little dated but I think people will get it.”

Stan is referring to American singer/songwriter Jackson Browne (1948-) who started his musical career in 1966.
“Hold Out”, his only Number 1 album was released in 1980 & that spawned his biggest hit, peaking at number 7 on the Billboard 100, “Somebody's Baby”.

Roger: “I've named her Courtney Love because she killed her husband, she's full of toxins...”

Courtney Love (1964-) was married to the “grunge rock” group “Nirvana” 's (1985-1994) lead singer Kurt Cobain who killed himself in 1994 although some say Courtney had a hand in his death.

Fran: “If I have to sit through one more Carson Daly...ugh... I get it you're friends w/ Dave Navarro”

Fran was watching the late night NBC talk show “Last Call w/ Carson Daly” (2002-) starring the former MTV host Carson Daly (1973-).

Dave Navarro (1967-) is an American rock musician who's been in “Jane's Addiction”, “Deconstruction”, “Polar Bear” & “The Red Hot Chili Peppers”

Visual: “Le Magicien D'Oz”

The french movie poster of the classic 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” is seen in this episode.

Other Episode Crew

Storyboard ArtistMichaelangelo Rocco
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