" is the first episode of the fourth season of the animated comedy series American Dad!
. It originally aired on Fox
in the United States on January 13, 2008. As the episode follows a story based entirely from a James Bond
film, each American Dad!
character plays a role of another: Stan
as Agent Stan Smith, Francine Smith
as Sexpun T'Come, Hayley
as Miss Peacenickel, Steve
as S, Avery Bullock
as B, Roger
as Tearjerker, Klaus
as Tchochkie Schmear, Greg Corbin
as Peddie, Terry Bates
as Mannie, Chuck White
as Professor, and Captain Monty
as Gums. This episode follows Agent Stan Smith during his infiltration of a movie set, where he finds Matthew McConaughey
to be a robot, as well as Johnny Depp
during his visit on Tearjerker's island. Tearjerker, the main antagonist of the episode, is a business tycoon
who has been abducting celebrities from his spa and replacing them with robots that will star in his horrible movies. While in the meantime he is pressured to accept a marriage by Sexpun T'Come, Stan goes to stop Tearjerker from premiering his tragedy film in cinema
worldwide, making those who watch it cry to death literally.
"Tearjerker" was written by Jonathon Fener and directed by Albert Calleros. It was met with mostly positive reception from television critics, with much of the praise going into the character development of the antagonist. It features guest appearances from Seth Green
and Don LaFontaine
, along with several recurring voice actors... Read More