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06/02/2005 "American Dad!" first airs on Fox

American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman. The sitcom is deriving its humor mostly from the quirky characters, the relationships between family members, and the relatively relatable plots. The plots are often absurd, but they are grounded in family stories and real-world issues.