American Dad!

Season 4 Episode 6

The 42-Year-Old Virgin

4
Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Nov 18, 2007 on FOX
8.5
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While playing poker with the guys, Stan is found to be a virgin. Not in the traditional way, but in that he's never killed anyone. Roger and the guys help Stan bust his killing cherry.

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  • Perfect

    10
    The episode starts out with Stan chasing a man in a trench coat. After being chased through the street for a considerable amount of time, the runner arrives at a dead end. Stan pulls out a gun and asks him to freeze and raise his hands in the air. Immediately, the runner pulls out a gun, and a gunshot is heard. In the next scene, the runner is revealed to be Jamison LeQua, while he lay dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Stan and Avery start singing in celebration. Stan was awarded by being able to choose what the next day's lunch would be. He chose Quiznos. In the next scene, Stan is at home in the dining room, and Steve's friends are questioning him about his apparent kill. Stan refuses to disclose any details. Hayley enters the dining room and reacts angrily at the fact that Steve and his friends are idolizing him for killing someone. Everyone dismiss Hayley's comment, and she leaves. Steve then asked whether he and his friends can join the gymnastics team at school. Stan comments that he would kill them, if they did, and Steve replies to his friends that he would actually do it. Francine enters and tells the boys to leave him alone. She then whispers to Stan to stay home for the night so they can "bond," but Stan refuses because he has plans to play poker with his friends. Stan tells her that Chilly, Roger, is coming along with him. In the next scene, Roger is seen at the poker game complaining about being dealt bad cards by Larry. Larry asks Stan and Roger how they know each other. Roger comments that they know each other from work and goes back to stressing about his cards. Stan's friends start talking about their first kills. Then, Stan is asked how his first kill went. He refuses to tell at first but starts giving very vague details. He gets nervous as he is continually being questioned. Stan's friends get suspicious and accuse Stan of never killing anyone. He starts getting teased by them and run out in embarrassment. In the next scene, Roger is driving Stan's car he spots Stan running on the road. He drives by Stan, while he is still running, and tells him get in the car, so they can talk about it. Stan gets in the car and starts explaining how he didn't kill anyone. A flashback starts with Stan chasing a spy in a subway station. After Stan pins him down, the spy criticized Stan's obvious lack of experience. Stan couldn't kill him for some reason, and another agent comes and kills the spy instead. Stan comments that he took credit for many kills, but he never had actually done the deed. It is revealed in a series of flashbacks that the person who killed for Stan in subway was also the guy who killed Jamison in the beginning of the episode. He asks that Roger never reveal this to his family. The next day, Stan's secret is revealed. Steve reacts negatively calling Stan a lier, while Hayley is grateful that he did not actually kill anyone. Stan goes to the bar and meets up with Roger to discuss why he revealed his secret. Roger and Stan's friends agree to help him get his first kill. In the next scene, Stan and his friends enter another bar. All 3 of his acquaintances introduce people, who had no success in their lives, and they suggest Stan to kill each of them. Each time, Stan makes a lousy excuse to avoid killing anyone. Stan pulls up into the driveway of his house. Stan complains that the night went horrible. Roger reassures him that he will one day find the right person to kill. He enters the house to see Steve drinking beer. Stan objects, and the two get into an argument. The doorbells rings and Stan answers the door. He starts to talk with an individual that has committed many crimes, while Steve continually throws garbage at his head. He goes to his room and sees Francine trying to seduce him, but once she found out he didn't kill anyone, she makes up excuses and immediately goes to sleep. In the next scene, Stan and his friends walk up to a house. After ringing the doorbell, they are greeted by a cult that wants to commit suicide to be "free." All Stan had to do was put the poison in the drink, and he would have killed some people. However, he hesitates and soon after runs out making an excuse about having an acting class. In the next scene, Stan drives up the driveway and exits the car with Hayley. He is saddened by the fact that he is a wimp and can't kill anyone. Steve and his friends come up and reveal to him that they took up gymnastics against his will. Then, Roger comes up and smacks Stan's blueberry basket, annoyed that Stan would never find the one guy he should kill with his current attitude. Suddenly, Stan spots the guy with the many criminal charges, who came up to his house earlier, in a truck. He starts rambling off, while Roger notices that Steve and his friends are talking with him. Stan continues to ramble on, and Steve and his friends enter the pedophile's truck. Roger finally get Stan's attention, and they run off to find them. In the next scene, Stan comes up to the pedophile's mother's house asking for his whereabouts. She says that they are likely at the water park, and Stan goes there. Meanwhile, Steve and his friends are following the pedophile, Randy. Randy asks, if they could follow him to a secret location, and Steve accepts. Stan arrives at the front entrance, where he is outraged by the high admission price. The booth operator tells him he can get in for half price with a soda can. Stan immediately goes to a gas station to get a soda. He comes back to the ticket booth operator and shows him the can. However, the operator says that he only accepts empty cans, so Stan drinks all of it and hands it to the operator. Stan notices that his friends, along with Roger, have followed him. He starts to look to the boys. Meanwhile, the boys are in a cave between waterfalls, where Randy is preparing to molest them. Stan suddenly appears and points a gun at Randy. The boys get behind Stan. Stan tells Randy to get ready to die. Randy does not seem to care much, and Stan learns a lesson from this. The lesson was that he should be comfortable being who he is, like Randy. Stan tells Randy that he is going to go to prison for a long period of time, but he objects saying that he has a good lawyer and his mother is rich. He points the gun at Randy, and a shot goes off. In the next scene, Randy is seen being led into a police car, and it is revealed that Stan accidentally shot Larry. Larry says that he will not make it, and he talks about how he was Stan's first all along. Larry dies shortly after. In the next scene, Stan arrives home. He is greeted by Hayley, who he dismisses. Steve has an appreciation for him again. Francine asks Stan, if he had killed anyone. After saying yes, Stan carries her upstairs. Then, Klaus contemplates what he is going to say in the last few seconds of the show, but he gets cut off.

    10 out of 10moreless
  • perfect

    10
    Stan is found out to be a virgin, in the sense that he has never killed anybody. Roger and some guys try to help him change this, and it becomes helpful when Stan realizes Steve and his friends have been kidnapped by a pedophile. The hunt is on, and Stan needs to find them before it is too late.



    Good episode. I thought it was good. I thought it might get kind of dark, when the pedophile came into the plot, but the episode as a whole was light and funny. It annoyed me that Francine's opinion of Stan changed- Steve, it makes sense, as does Haley, but why would Francine's opinion of him drop because of the revelation he has never killed anyone? Still a perfect episode I thought, and as such my final grade is an A+.moreless
  • Stan has never killed a person once

    9.0
    I thought that this was an interesting episode of "American Dad". It would have been a perfect episode but one thing ruined my score which I'll tell you towards the end of the review. I thought that it was interesting to see Stan has never actually killed anyone and when a person kills that person, Stan just takes the credit which made him look like that he was an awesome killer. Stan confessed to Roger that he has never killed anyone and made promise Roger promise to not tell anyone about it. The next day, everyone knows about Stan not killing anyone and everyone is angry at him except for Haley since she doesn't like the fact of Stan killing someone. There weren't too many funny scenes in this episode but this episode interesting. It was very funny that Stan had to a can to get 1/2 off price on the amusement park ticket but it also had to be an empty can. It was funny that Stan didn't know that you just had to show your CIA badge and you're in the amusement park and Stan said "What a bum" (or something close to that). It was also very funny when Stan got his first kill but his first shot missed Randy and hit Bad Larry instead. The ending with Klaus wanting to say his last line and then he couldn't was very funny. The only thing I didn't like was how Steve is disrespecting Stan just because he has never killed anyone. I also hated how Francine lost respect for Stan just because he didn't kill one person either. Overall, a superb episode of "American Dad". 9/10moreless
  • Stan's first kill!

    7.8
    This episode is a ridiculous concept, since I'm sure we've seen Stan kill before, and with his love for death and guns, you'd think it would happen, after at least 20 years in the CIA, but the plot is funny nonetheless, with scenes basically ripped off the 40 year old virgin scene for scene. The fact that we've definitely seen Roger kill people before, as well as Hayley and other murders, a CIA agent never legitimately killing someone, and the whole concept being a lie was an interesting choice for the episode.



    As for Stan getting his first kill, a manslaughter of his poker buddy rather than a murder of a paedophile that never learns his lesson, and even teaches Stan one of his own, it was pretty well done and while Stan never killing anyone is even less believable than a vacation goo, it's funny nonetheless and an entertaining instalment.moreless
  • Good episode...

    8.6
    Stan reveals that he has never killed anyone one night while playing poker, and Roger and the guys make it their mission to see that he finally does because of the feeling you get afterwards is great supposedly. Anyway in the end Stan ends up killing the worng person, but the important thing is that he killed someone!!! Great episode very funny how the guys refer to Stan as a "virgin" because he never has killed anyone... A must see for all American Dad fans, but the rest of the season so far has been better. All and all not a bad episode...moreless
Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford

Randy's Mother/Woman

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Don Lake

Don Lake

Bad Larry/Spy

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Victor Raider-Wexler

Victor Raider-Wexler

Ray

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Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

Bullock

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Eddie Kaye Thomas

Eddie Kaye Thomas

Barry

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Curtis Armstrong

Curtis Armstrong

Snot

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