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American Dad!: Bar Mitzvah Shuffle

Steve's rival for Debbie's attention, Etan Cohen, is having his Bar Mitzvah to which Steve was not invited.
To get back at Etan for stealing his girl, he plans to rob his event.

Episode Info
Episode number: 4x14
Production Number: 4AJN06
Airdate: Sunday March 22nd, 2009
Network: FOX

Guest Stars
André SogliuzzoAndré Sogliuzzo
voiced Various
Curtis ArmstrongCurtis Armstrong
voiced Schmuley “Snot” Lonstein
Daisuke SuzukiDaisuke Suzuki
voiced Toshi Hirano
Eddie Kaye ThomasEddie Kaye Thomas
voiced Barry Robinson
Erik SommersErik Sommers
voiced Various
Jonathan FenerJonathan Fener
voiced Various
Lizzy CaplanLizzy Caplan
voiced Debbie
Matt McKennaMatt McKenna
voiced Various
Mike Barker (1)Mike Barker (1)
voiced Various
Paige KingPaige King
voiced Various
Seth GreenSeth Green
voiced Etan Cohen
Andrew CaldwellAndrew Caldwell
voiced Skinhead
Caroline AaronCaroline Aaron
voiced Etan's Grandmother
Judd HirschJudd Hirsch
voiced Rabbi
Rachel Robinson (1)Rachel Robinson (1)
voiced Various
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:

Alfalfa from ‘Frannie 911

Cultural References
Stan: “You know I only laugh at Two and a Half Men. HehHehHeh, Charlie Sheen sleeps with whores and then has breakfast with a fat child.”

Stan mentions the CBS show, “Two and a Half Men” (2003-Present) & its star Charlie Sheen (1965-) who plays “Charlie Harper” and the “fat child” is Angus T. Jones who plays “Jake Harper”

Steve: “I'm watched ever heist movie from The Apple Dumpling Gang to Ocean's Twelve... Julia Roberts playing Julia Roberts.”

Steve mentions the 1975 Disney movie, “The Apple Dumpling Gang” that stars (1924-2006) & Tim Conway (1933-) and 2004's all star cast action movie, “Ocean's Twelve”.

Steve also mentions one of the stars of “Ocean's Twelve”, American Oscar© winning actress Julia Roberts (1967-)

Steve: “This plot has more twists and turns than Lombard Street”

Steve mentions and shows a photo of the tourist attraction, Lombard Street, located in San Francisco, California.

Etan is introduced at his Bar Mitzvah to the song “Walk Like A Man” released in 1963 by The Four Seasons

Steve and Debbie dance to the tune “Y.M.C.A.” released in 1978 by the disco group Village People.

They even do the dance associated with the song in which the participants spell out each letter with the arms.

DJ: “I'm no longer accepting requests for Brick House”

The DJ says he will no longer be taking requests for the 1977 disco song “Brick House” by the Commodores

Student: “What, no, we're the Lex Luthor fan club”

“Lex Luthor” is a character from the DC Comic universe.
He is the archenemy for fellow DC character, “Superman”.

Lex is known for being completely bald which is why Snot immediately mistook the students for skinheads.

Famous Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace (1946-1997) is mentioned in this episode.

Roger alludes to the manner in which he died.
He was murdered on his doorstep in Miami Beach by serial killer Andrew Cunanan.

Steve apologizes to Snot by throwing him a “Star Trek” (1966-1969) themed party.

Seen at the party is the “Starship Enterprise”, the character of the “Borg” is dj'ing the party, the dance floor is a replica of the “Transporter Pad”, an ice sculpture of the character “Gorn” is seen and a painting of Snot as a “Klingon” is seen as well.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane  |  Mike Barker (1)  |  Matt Weitzman
Executive ProducerRichard Appel  |  David Zuckerman  |  Kenny Schwartz  |  Rick Wiener  |  Mike Barker (1)  |  Seth MacFarlane  |  Matt Weitzman
Co-Executive ProducerNahnatchka Khan  |  Brian Boyle  |  Jonathan Fener  |  Jim Bernstein
ProducerKara Vallow  |  Matt McKenna  |  Chris McKenna (1)
Co-ProducerErik Sommers  |  Steve Hely
MusicWalter Murphy
Supervising DirectorAnthony Lioi  |  Ron Hughart
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