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#2581

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Posted Mar 26, 2012 @ 3:27 PM

I loved this episode and I loved how they made fun of those hideous Pontiac Azteks. Those cars were just horrible (and butt ugly) and I only know one person who ever own one and she hated that car. One of the major problems she had was with the wiring (I can't fully remember what she said but she did have to take it to a specialist to get it fix). In addition, I also remember her saying that the inside of her car was so big that she could literally put a tent inside it and it is so true!

Also, Shoe Police was funny but not as funny as Mind Quad (I would love to see a spin-off called "Mind Quad").

Why haven't they done an hour long episode yet? Or am I forgetting. Criticisms aside, the "murder mystery" Family Guy episode was actually pretty good, and with the large cast of characters now on AD, you'd think they could some up with something interesting.-ganesh



I can't remember an actual hour-long episode of AD! but they sometimes do two-parter episodes (e.g. Stan of Arabia). Also, AD! killed off a lot of thir extended cast (remember the countdown of 100 characters that will be permanently killed off?) in their 100th episode, and they sometimes do episodes that (I think) are not canonical; like their Christmas/Armageddon/End of the World episodes and that one James Bond spoof episode (Tearjerker).

Edited by TVspectator, Mar 26, 2012 @ 3:28 PM.

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Posted Mar 26, 2012 @ 8:28 PM

Thought this one was kinda weak on the laughs. However, that scene with Roger & Steve driving past Klaus was just brilliant.
And I laughed way too hard at the cat giving birth.

However, the a-plot was just OK. Missed opportunity seeing Jeff and Hayley live it up in the Smith house.


I loved this episode and I loved how they made fun of those hideous Pontiac Azteks.

Saw one this morning and nearly burst out laughing.
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Posted Mar 27, 2012 @ 3:55 PM

If anything, it's nice to hear what Jeff and Hayley are actually doing. Nice to hear that Hayley's still going to school, while Jeff's got a job. I thought they'd both just be loafing around getting stoned all day.
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Posted Mar 27, 2012 @ 4:46 PM

I like Pontiac Azteks. My girlfriend has one, I like driving it, drives great.
We've been camping in it. It's held together nicely.
I've liked the look of them ever since they gave some away on season two of Survivor.
I miss that they're not making Pontiacs anymore, it's a shame.
I did get a chuckle out of seeing Stan with one, though.
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Posted Mar 27, 2012 @ 5:19 PM

My favorite thing (besides Shoe Police) was the "Bones" exchange at the beginning.
"Hey Bones, look at this bone.
I know. But did you see this bone?
Where'd you find that bone?
Same place you got your bone, it was just sitting here, next to this bone
Dr. Brennan, bone call. They said it was important. Something.....about a bone?"
Hee!
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Posted Mar 27, 2012 @ 6:04 PM

Even greater than that, they got their real-life portrayers to lend their voices! Easy enough, I guess, since they're both FOX shows.
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Posted Apr 1, 2012 @ 5:33 PM

I found two sneak peaks for tonight's American Dad!

Sneak Peak #1

Sneak Peak #2
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Posted Apr 1, 2012 @ 8:59 PM

I love that Roger has 3,208 facebook friends, all of them other personas. Also, he created ecstasy thanks to that time loop. He's been on Earth since Roswell, so it's only natural that he'd invent a killer drug to pass the time...that'd he'd give to his past self. Timey-wimey balls are painful sometimes. Dr. Ya-Ya on the first-ever drop of ecstasy was one of the best gif-worthy bits from this show in a while.

Stan loves the Hamburgular because being an outlaw makes him sexy. Hamburgular's my favorite fast food mascot, too, but not for that reason.

"Eat Out More Often." I get it!

George Wallace: The second most famous black man in a kouffe hat. The other? Samuel L. Jackson, everyone knows that!

Holy crap, Duper's back! And he's a blob of goo for messing with time travel! That'll teach him! Of course Stan would fuck up the past yet again. At least Stan learned his lesson, but it looks like we'll never know who Hayley's biological father is.
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Posted Apr 1, 2012 @ 11:56 PM

The terrible thing about getting Francine's past self laid by Joel was that Hayley might have already been Stan's, and there might've been no need to right that wrong.

Hey! Stan's old apartment! Last time we saw it was in "A.T., the Abusive Terrestrial!"

Minimal Steve this week. Given all that he's used for, I'm glad he had a bit of a break this week. Though it still doesn't match up to the one episode of the entire series he hasn't appeared in.

Even though he didn't speak, it was nice to see Jeff at Hayley's bedside.

Great use of Kathy Griffin. That's exactly the kind of character I could see her playing!

So Roger cut out Joel's kidney to "Hip to be Square?" I know it was meant to be funny, but I felt nothing but a dark feeling in that final scene.

Upset we didn't learn who fathered Hayley, as well.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 1:47 AM

I will choose to believe Hayley is really Stan's.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 2:25 AM

On another note, in his youth, Joel looked kinda like Tracey Sketchit from Pokemon. Mostly in the upper half of his body.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 8:08 AM

Time traveling episodes are so much fun. "Hip to be a square" was stuck in my head for hours afterward. Damn you, Roger!

I will choose to believe Hayley is really Stan's.


Ditto. Like he said, she's his daughter no matter what. And I was touched by his declaration, especially since they are at odds about so many things.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 8:52 AM

Ditto. Like he said, she's his daughter no matter what. And I was touched by his declaration, especially since they are at odds about so many things.

Probably not going to see something like that on FG. I liked that they didn't confirm the actual bio-dad. That wasn't the point of it.

I'm really hoping they use that time machine again though. The guy wiping his face for the seat was douchey and hilarious. I can't believe they got the tattoo past the censors either.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 1:26 PM

The fact that upon hearing Hayley needed a kidney, he literally dropped trou and offered his pretty much makes him a good father, no matter what else.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 3:05 PM

I will choose to believe Hayley is really Stan's.

Doesn't Hayley also have a twin, named Bailey also? I remember in one of the episodes, Francine was blaming Stan for not wanting to get the vaccination or something along the line.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 3:23 PM

So Roger cut out Joel's kidney to "Hip to be Square?" I know it was meant to be funny, but I felt nothing but a dark feeling in that final scene.

It was a very dark scene indeed, I think more so when he was describing it to Steve in a whisper. I think it's supposed to be a scene from American Psycho.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 5:30 PM

How so? Did something like that happen in the movie?
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 5:40 PM

I liked this episode, and it was good to see that Stan was in fact right all along for a change and showed his caring more fatherly side.
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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 6:01 PM

How so? Did something like that happen in the movie?


Yup: [color=darkred]http://www.joblo.com/video/player.php?video=americanpsycho-huey[/color] (If you found the AD scene disturbing, you're probably not going to like it :))

Edited by Paul O Regan, Apr 2, 2012 @ 6:02 PM.

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Posted Apr 2, 2012 @ 7:49 PM

Paul O Regan, I took one look at the ax or hatchet and realized that I'd better not go any farther. . . .

. . . Okay, okay, I held out until the music started.
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 1:44 AM

I loved the shift from the Stan who was furious at the thought that Haley might not be his child, to the Stan who pictured a world without her and was willing to do anything to save her. It made me think back to the guns episode, where he reminisced about Haley as a little girl who doted on his every word. Haley may have grown up into a young woman who seems to fight him on everything, but there is a love there which is deep. Remember the episode where Haley dates Stan's double? We got to hear about the little things Stan used to do for his daughter growing up, he let his daughter know he loves her, and we found out that some of Haley's lashing out stems from her fear that her father doesn't actually care about her. It has to hurt them both a little to fight so often when they really care about each other so much.

I loved that Stan didn't hesitate at all to donate a kidney to save his daughter. When Francine said she couldn't donate one of hers, I honestly thought Stan would suggest Steve give up one of his next. And then he had the doctors remove one of his kidneys anyways, to show that he considers Haley to be his daughter no matter what. Gotta love that fictional dad who willingly shortened his life to ensure that his daughter will have one.

I always laugh at episodes that flash back to previous decades. Francine making the comment about tripping on her flannel shirt "because it's the 90's!" made me laugh out loud. The entire night club doing the Macarena was another great touch.
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 12:31 PM

I loved the two guys hiding inside the "supercomputer".

Was Ecstacy really not invented until the 90's? I thought it was the same thing as MDA, the Love Drug, which was around in the early 70's (I remember reading about it in "Helter Skelter").
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 1:20 PM

The entire night club doing the Macarena was another great touch.

And Francine and Stan joining in as they crossed the dance floor.

How could it have been only 1996? That would make Haley 16 years old, and she's already in college, isn't she (or at least started classes). She must be at least 18 or 20.

I love how twisted they keep making Francine. Until she settled down, she was quite the skanky ho.

Was Ecstacy really not invented until the 90's?

And did they create a time paradox? Roger only invented Ecstasy when Stan showed him the formula, which was on his letterhead from the 1990s.

A quick throwaway sight gag was Director Bullock joining the "Stan is a douche" group on Facebook.
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 2:59 PM

How could it have been only 1996? That would make Haley 16 years old, and she's already in college, isn't she (or at least started classes). She must be at least 18 or 20.


That's what I was thinking! I thought I was just dumb and missed something.
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 4:37 PM

SmithW6079
A quick throwaway sight gag was Director Bullock joining the "Stan is a douche" group on Facebook.

Well, I guess we finally know what Bullock really thinks of Stan. . . .
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 6:20 PM

This episode kind of assassinated Francine's character.

Which is a shame because it was pretty damn funny. I almost choked at that last scene.

But that was an extremely shitty thing she tried(and succeeded) to hoist on Stan.

It kind of colors past episodes for me.
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 6:49 PM

We've known Francine was wild in her youth since season one. And we've known that she had lots of lovers since season two. So I don't know how this butchered her character.
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 8:56 PM

How could it have been only 1996? That would make Haley 16 years old, and she's already in college, isn't she (or at least started classes). She must be at least 18 or 20.

Yes! I was wondering the same thing. It seemed to be lazy writing on AD's part. They mentioned Haley being in Community College back in the day - and since she was at the bar this episode, I imagine she's at least 22 or 23.

I cracked up at past-Francine on ecstasy. For the record, I think Haley is Stan's daughter - they're drawn to look similar. Steve, on the other hand...
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Posted Apr 3, 2012 @ 9:08 PM

This episode was weird too, because it makes it seem like Haley was born in 1996 or 1997 which if that was the case then she would only be 16/17 at most and should still be in High School and not allowed to have gone drinking with Francine and her friend. Not to mention didn't Francine and Stan originally meet in the mid/early eighties, why would they have waited until almost the end of the nineties to get married - especially if (supposedly) they already had Haley.
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Posted Apr 19, 2012 @ 11:58 AM

I didn't like the last scene. There is nothing funny about Roger sadistically cutting out someone's kidney...great for a HOSTEL movie but not so much for a sunday night comedy.
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