"The American Dad After School Special
" is the second episode of the second season of the animated series American Dad!
, <!-- first aired --> which aired on September 17, 2006 on FOX
. It aired on September 22, 2006 in the U.l. and had 7.71 million viewers, making it 1st in its timeslot and 31st for the week.
In this episode, Steve
, while attempting to escape from gym class, finds a hideout used by a gothic
girl named Debbie whom he finds fascinating, and develops a crush on. When Steve tells Stan
the latter, he is delighted, and helps Steve to build up the courage to ask her out by using a collar that will kill him within twenty-four hours if he does not. However, Stan messes up the device to kill him in twenty-four minutes. Eventually, Steve asks her out, but when Stan sees Debbie for the first time, he is appalled by the fact that she is fat. Francine
berate him for this, pointing out that he himself is somewhat overweight (though his suit hides it). When Stan realizes they are right, he goes on a crazy exercise program, and gains an unhealthy obsession with his weight. He even gets a verbally abusive personal trainer named Zack.
Steve dates Debbie, not realizing that Roger
is in love with her and is watching them when the two are kissing. Meanwhile, Stan is surprised that the more he exercises and the less he eats, the fatter and fatter he gets, and suspects that Francine and Haley are tampering with his vegetables to make him... Read More