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Episode 23 – Tears of a Clooney

May 13th, 2006

When Francine’s birthday brings back haunting memories of a celebrity film moment stolen by George Clooney, Francine’s new dream is to destroy the star. But when she tries to win Clooney’s heart with the intention of breaking it, Stan actually falls for him and sabotages the plan. Meanwhile, back at home, Roger builds a vineyard and starts up a private sweat shop of foster children. Read more…

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Rating: 4.3/5 (6 votes cast)

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Episode 22 – With friends like Stevie

May 6th, 2006

After Steve shows a lack of interest in Stan’s job, Stan replaces him with Barry, Steve’s malicious friend. Barry frames Steve to eliminate him from the household, but when Steve discovers Barry’s weakness, he relies on his CIA skills to save the family. Meanwhile, Roger takes an impressive keg-stand and uses it to become a fraternity brother. Read more…

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Rating: 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

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Episode 21 – Helping Handis

April 29th, 2006

Stan wants Steve to be popular and goes to desperate measures giving him steroids to make him bigger, better, and part of the in-crowd at school. But when the steroids have an unexpected side effect, Steve gets a lot more attention than anyone expected. Meanwhile, after Hayley makes a movie about Francine’s life as a housewife, Francine is determined to start a new career as a doctor. Read more…

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Rating: 4.0/5 (4 votes cast)

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Episode 20 – Roger ‘n Me

April 22nd, 2006

When Stan goes to Atlantic City for a bachelor party and is shunned by his so-called best friend, Roger steps in and becomes Stan’s new sidekick. Their friendship goes to a whole new level, but when they return home and face Francine, Stan realizes that what happens in Atlantic City doesn’t necessarily stay there. Meanwhile, Hayley and Steve team up to break up a good-looking couple. Read more…

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Rating: 5.0/5 (4 votes cast)

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Episode 19 – It’s Good to be the Queen

April 22nd, 2006

Because of a past incident at his own prom, where he was lured into a dance with the homecoming queen only to have a pile of pigs dropped on him, Stan wants revenge by showing off that he married a homecoming queen, Francine. A proud Stan accompanies Francine to her reunion, but when they find out that two ballots were lost and that Francine didn’t actually win the crown, Stan is devastated. Meanwhile, a dejected Steve is “saved” by a pizza delivery man with a Messianic message. Read more…

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Rating: 4.5/5 (2 votes cast)

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Episode 17 – Rough Trade

April 7th, 2006

After Stan and Roger have a rough day, they get into a fight that leads to a “Freaky Friday”-type switcheroo where they get a taste of life in each other’s shoes. But after the excitement of a new life stales, they face each other’s problems as Roger is under pressure at work and Stan yearns to be needed. The swap gets out of hand as the family starts to crumble. Read more…

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Rating: 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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Episode 18 – Finances With Wolves

January 28th, 2006

After receiving a hefty bonus from work, Stan buys extravagant gadgets while Francine pleads for her dream kiosk. Upset about his lack of support, Francine opens a muffin shop without his approval and gives Stan a taste of life without a housewife. In a desperate move, Stan puts Klaus’ brain back into a human body – only to discover it was a huge mistake as Klaus tries to win over Francine. Meanwhile, Steve is convinced he’s a teen wolf after watching a horror film. Read more…

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Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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Episode 16 – Not Particularly Desperate Housewives

December 25th, 2005

As Stan continues to dominate the household, Francine finds herself idolizing a group of women who seem to have it all. She tries to impress them and even lies in order to gain acceptance into their group, until she realizes they aren’t as perfect as they seem. Meanwhile, loyalties are tested when Stan gets a new best friend. Read more…

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Rating: 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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Episode 15 – Star Trek

November 26th, 2005

Steve becomes a famous author, and the entire family gets caught up in his celebrity, including Stan, who becomes an unbearable “stage parent.” After Steve hooks up with an agent, he abandons his family to lead a “Cribs” lifestyle. Read more…

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Rating: 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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Episode 14 – Stannie Get Your Gun

November 19th, 2005

Francine insists that Stan and Hayley spend an entire day together, after their arguments drive her crazy, so they can work out their differences about gun control. However, her plan backfires when he takes Hayley to the “National Gun Association Land,” where their conflicting opinions about gun control drive them even further apart. Back home, Roger schemes to get revenge on Steve for eating one of his cookies by convincing him that he’s adopted. Read more…

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Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

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