American Dad Season 8 Premiere Review “Love, AD Style”

"Love, AD Style" is a perfect way for American Dad to start a new season. It’s absurd in premise, but intently focused, and not lacking for the kind of jokes that made me love the show in the first place.

Roger is opening a lounge in the Smith family attic, which no one thinks is weird, but attendance is dismal, and his perfectly-douchily-facial-haired lounge owner alter ego decides its because he needs entertainment. At one point, he angrily insists that he didn’t write "City Slickers" with Babaloo Mandel for nothing, which means that this is Roger’s version of Lowell Ganz, which is exactly the kind of super-targeted, out of nowhere kind of writing I’ve come to expect from this show. And, even if you aren’t aware of the famous Hollywood writing duo, at least "Babaloo" sounds funny. It’s a win-win. Read More...


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