AMERICAN DAD “Gorillas In The Mist” Review

AMERICAN DAD "Gorillas in the Mist" Season 6, Episode 19 – Tonight’s season finale of AmericanDad has Stan and Steve spending time with one another as friends rather than as parent and child.

I enjoyed Stan explaining the differences between his "friend phone" and his "dad phone" when he’s punishing Steve for ditching his PSAT classes. There’s no gray area for Stan in anything he does, so once Steve actually crosses into friend territory, it’s virtually impossible for Stan to act like a parent anymore. At the same time, I liked how easily Steve slipped into the role of peer and out of the role of child. He must not have really respected Stan as much as he had feared him, so when there was nothing intimidating left in Stan as a parent, there was no need for any boundaries at all. Even if they didn’t seem uncomfortable about it, their hilarious conversation was definitely awkward when they were talking casually about Francine faking climax with Stan. I don’t think I know anyone who would be comfortable knowing the details of their parent’s intimate bedroom habits, but that’s just how close Stan and Steve had become. Read More...


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