History Characters / AmericanDad

22nd Jan '17 5:20:48 AM Nintendoman01
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%%* BewareTheNiceOnes

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%%* BewareTheNiceOnes* BewareTheNiceOnes: He's a NiceGuy through and through, but when Roger, not knowing of the SplitPersonality, ruins his life and destroys everything he cares about, and vows to continue doing so, Sidney hires an assassin to kill him.



%%* SplitPersonalityTakeover: [[spoiler:The victim of this.]]

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%%* SplitPersonalityTakeover: [[spoiler:The victim * SplitPersonality: Initially just another of this.]]
Roger's personas, he became this as a coping mechanism for Roger to deal with the shock of [[LackOfEmpathy actually feeling empathy for a girl who lost her job because of him]].


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* BullyBrutality: He does such things to Stan as repeatedly slamming his head into a metal rocking horse at the park.
15th Jan '17 12:04:13 PM Monolaf317
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24th Dec '16 4:43:44 AM ectostar
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The ''dramatis personae'' for Seth [=MacFarlane's=] second animated {{sitcom}}, ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', featuring some background information on the characters and tropes they provide examples of. More to come.

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The ''dramatis personae'' for Seth [=MacFarlane's=] Creator/SethMacFarlane's second animated {{sitcom}}, ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', featuring some background information on the characters and tropes they provide examples of. More to come.



* [[Characters/AmericanDadSmithFamily Smith Family]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadCIA CIA]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadPearlBaileyHighSchoolAndOtherTeens Pearl Bailey High School and Other Teens]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadSmithExtendedFamily Smith Extended Family]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadNeighbors Neighbors]]

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* [[Characters/AmericanDadSmithFamily Smith Family]]
Family]][[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Stan Smith, Francine Smith, Hayley Smith, Steve Smith, Roger Smith, Klaus Heissler, Jeff Fischer.[[/labelnote]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadCIA CIA]]
CIA]][[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Avery Bullock, Reginald Koala, Dick Reynolds, Jackson, Duper, John Sanders.[[/labelnote]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadPearlBaileyHighSchoolAndOtherTeens Pearl Bailey High School and Other Teens]]
Teens]][[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Principal Brian Lewis, Snot Lonstein, Barry Robinson, Toshi Yoshida, Debbie Hyman, Lindsay Coolidge, Akiko Yoshida.[[/labelnote]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadSmithExtendedFamily Smith Extended Family]]
Family]][[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Jack Smith, Betty Smith, Rusty, Māma Ling, Bàba Ling, Gwen Ling, Nicholas Dawson, Cassandra Dawson, Stevearino.[[/labelnote]]
* [[Characters/AmericanDadNeighbors Neighbors]]Neighbors]][[labelnote:Click to Expand]]Greg Corbin, Terry Bates, Linda Memari, Hiko Yoshida, Buckle, Shari Rothberg, Father Donovan.[[/labelnote]]



!!! Dr Jordan Edelstein
-> A Jewish College Professor and Head of Political Science Department at Harvard. This is later established to be false; he is Head of Economics.

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!!! !! Dr Jordan Edelstein
-> A Jewish College Professor and Head of Political Science Department at Harvard. This is later established to be false; he is Head of Economics.



* DeadpanSnarker
* HappyMarriageCharade

!!! Rashid
-> A crude but sexy Persian wingman.

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker
* %%* HappyMarriageCharade

!!! !! Rashid
-> A crude but sexy Persian wingman.



* BitchInSheepsClothing
* DomesticAbuser
* {{Jerkass}}
* ManipulativeBastard

!!! Horse Renoir
-> A tough BountyHunter born on the bayou.

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* %%* BitchInSheepsClothing
* %%* DomesticAbuser
* %%* {{Jerkass}}
* %%* ManipulativeBastard

!!! !! Horse Renoir
-> A tough BountyHunter born on the bayou.



* BountyHunter
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas

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* %%* BountyHunter
* %%* DarkAndTroubledPast
* %%* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas



* ThirdPersonPerson

!!! Sidney Huffman
-> A nebbishy NiceGuy that became 'alive' on his own.

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* %%* ThirdPersonPerson

!!! !! Sidney Huffman
-> A nebbishy NiceGuy that became 'alive' on his own.



* BecomingTheMask
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* ButtMonkey
* ExtremeDoormat
* NiceGuy
* ThePollyanna
* SplitPersonalityTakeover: [[spoiler:The victim of this.]]

!!! Roy Rogers [=McFreely=]
-> The powerful and corrupt Chairman of the Homeowners Association.

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* %%* BecomingTheMask
* %%* BewareTheNiceOnes
* %%* ButtMonkey
* %%* ExtremeDoormat
* %%* NiceGuy
* %%* ThePollyanna
* %%* SplitPersonalityTakeover: [[spoiler:The victim of this.]]

!!! !! Roy Rogers [=McFreely=]
-> The powerful and corrupt Chairman of the Homeowners Association.



* CorruptHick
* CorruptPolitician
* TyrantTakesTheHelm

!!! Dr Rafael Penguin
-> Originally a prison psychologist and later the family psychologist.

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* %%* CorruptHick
* %%* CorruptPolitician
* %%* TyrantTakesTheHelm

!!! !! Dr Rafael Penguin
-> Originally a prison psychologist and later the family psychologist.



* FourEyesZeroSoul
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate

!!! Jeannie Gold
-> An efficient and mysterious wedding planner with links to organised crime.

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* %%* FourEyesZeroSoul
* %%* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate

!!! !! Jeannie Gold
-> An efficient and mysterious wedding planner with links to organised crime.



* BitchInSheepsClothing

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* %%* BitchInSheepsClothing



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes
* MamaBear
* ManipulativeBitch

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* %%* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes
* %%* MamaBear
* %%* ManipulativeBitch



!!! Sweeps [=McCullough=]
-> A washed-up agent who tries to renew his career.

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!!! !! Sweeps [=McCullough=]
-> A washed-up agent who tries to renew his career.



* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]
* FunctionalAddict
* HookersAndBlow
* JadedWashout
* {{Slimeball}}

!!! Martin Sugar
-> The owner of an illegal sweatshop.

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* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]
*
%%* DrivenToSuicide
%%*
FunctionalAddict
* %%* HookersAndBlow
* %%* JadedWashout
* %%* {{Slimeball}}

!!! !! Martin Sugar
-> The owner of an illegal sweatshop.



* AffablyEvil
* BitchInSheepsClothing
* TheCharmer
* KarmaHoudini
* ManipulativeBastard

!!! Jenny Fromdabloc
-> A teenage girl and brief girlfriend of Snot.

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* %%* AffablyEvil
* %%* BitchInSheepsClothing
* %%* TheCharmer
* %%* KarmaHoudini
* %%* ManipulativeBastard

!!! !! Jenny Fromdabloc
-> A teenage girl and brief girlfriend of Snot.



* GenkiGirl
* MeaningfulName
* SexEqualsDeath
* SmittenTeenageGirl

!!! Sgt Pepper
-> A hard-as-nails soldier responsible for cleaning out portajohns.

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* %%* GenkiGirl
* %%* MeaningfulName
* %%* SexEqualsDeath
* %%* SmittenTeenageGirl

!!! !! Sgt Pepper
-> A hard-as-nails soldier responsible for cleaning out portajohns.



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}

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* %%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}



* InkSuitActor
* ShellShockedVeteran

!!! Roland Chang
-> An Asian young man who is very positive.

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* %%* InkSuitActor
* %%* ShellShockedVeteran

!!! !! Roland Chang
-> An Asian young man who is very positive.



* {{Determinator}}
* NiceGuy
* {{Keet}}

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* %%* {{Determinator}}
* %%* NiceGuy
* %%* {{Keet}}



* ThirdPersonPerson

!!! Spartacus Vanderhill
-> A rich snob at the Havercamp Country Club.

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* %%* ThirdPersonPerson

!!! !! Spartacus Vanderhill
-> A rich snob at the Havercamp Country Club.



* EvilOldFolks
* {{Golddigger}}

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* %%* EvilOldFolks
* %%* {{Golddigger}}



* {{Jerkass}}

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* %%* {{Jerkass}}



* SmugSnake

!!! Ricky Spanish
-> A psychotic criminal hated by everyone in town.

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* %%* SmugSnake

!!! !! Ricky Spanish
-> A psychotic criminal hated by everyone in town.



* BeardOfEvil
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder
* DepravedBisexual
* ForTheEvulz

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* %%* BeardOfEvil
* %%* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder
* %%* DepravedBisexual
* %%* ForTheEvulz



* ManipulativeBastard
* SmugSnake
* TheSociopath

!!! Pete Pendelman
-> An executive for a concrete company.

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* %%* ManipulativeBastard
* %%* SmugSnake
* %%* TheSociopath

!!! !! Pete Pendelman
-> An executive for a concrete company.



* NiceGuy

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* %%* NiceGuy



!!!Tom Yabo
-> A Yoga instructor and Stan's new stepfather.

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!!!Tom !!Tom Yabo
-> A Yoga instructor and Stan's new stepfather.



* BaldOfAwesome
* HeroicSacrifice
* NiceGuy
* PromotionToParent

!!!Max Jets

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* %%* BaldOfAwesome
* %%* HeroicSacrifice
* %%* NiceGuy
* %%* PromotionToParent

!!!Max !!Max Jets



* UnclePennybags

!!!Skyler Montessori and Madeline Carpal-Tunnel
-> Sisters who run a day care center and a girls' finishing school respectively.

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* %%* UnclePennybags

!!!Skyler !!Skyler Montessori and Madeline Carpal-Tunnel
-> Sisters who run a day care center and a girls' finishing school respectively.



!!!Ruby Zeldastein
-> An elderly medium who frequently deals with copyright infringement lawsuits and disperses advice on sex. Is called in to handle the personification of Francine's repressed sexual needs when it manifests as a bloodthirsty ghost.

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!!!Ruby !!Ruby Zeldastein
-> An elderly medium who frequently deals with copyright infringement lawsuits and disperses advice on sex. Is called in to handle the personification of Francine's repressed sexual needs when it manifests as a bloodthirsty ghost.



* CoolOldLady
* DirtyOldWoman
* TheEmpath

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* %%* CoolOldLady
* %%* DirtyOldWoman
* %%* TheEmpath



* MiniatureSeniorCitizens

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* %%* MiniatureSeniorCitizens



!!! Ron[=/=]Daniel Turlington
-> An enigmatic detective character who’s often slow to react. Voiced by Creator/ForestWhitaker.

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!!! !! Ron[=/=]Daniel Turlington
-> ->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/ForestWhitaker
An enigmatic detective character who’s often slow to react. Voiced by Creator/ForestWhitaker.react.



* BaldOfAwesome

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* %%* BaldOfAwesome



* InkSuitActor
* InspectorJavert

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* %%* InkSuitActor
* %%* InspectorJavert



!!!Sergei Kruglov
-> Stan's communist neighbor.

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!!!Sergei !!Sergei Kruglov
-> Stan's communist neighbor.



!!!Stelio Kontos
-> A Greek bully who made Stan's life miserable.

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!!!Stelio !!Stelio Kontos
-> A Greek bully who made Stan's life miserable.
6th Dec '16 12:09:27 PM DoctorCooper
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* [[spoiler: SplitPersonalityTakeover: The victim of this.]]

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* [[spoiler: SplitPersonalityTakeover: The [[spoiler:The victim of this.]]



* {{Badass}}
17th Oct '16 5:38:05 PM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: of Jeremy Renner's character, Lt James, in TheHurtLocker.

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* {{Expy}}: of Jeremy Renner's character, Lt James, in TheHurtLocker.Film/TheHurtLocker.
26th Aug '16 12:11:52 AM rafi
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* '''ArchNemesis''': To Stan.
* '''BitchInSheepsClothing''': When Sergei moves in, he at first seems to have accepted the boys of capitalism. But those were all bullshit stories to gain Stan's trust and convert Steve to communism.

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* '''ArchNemesis''': ArchNemesis: To Stan.
* '''BitchInSheepsClothing''': BitchInSheepsClothing: When Sergei moves in, he at first seems to have accepted the boys of capitalism. But those were all bullshit stories to gain Stan's trust and convert Steve to communism.



* {{Badass}}: He mops the floor with Stan.
** Subverted as Stan put up no fight whatsoever.

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* {{Badass}}: BarbaricBully: Takes it to extreme measures. He mops the floor with Stan.
** Subverted as Stan put up no fight whatsoever.
Stan.



** BarbaricBully: Takes it to extreme measures.
25th Aug '16 10:39:05 PM Deepspace9odo
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!!!Stelio Kontos
-> A Greek bully who made Stan's life miserable.

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!!!Stelio Kontos
!!!Sergei Kruglov
-> A Greek bully who made Stan's life miserable.communist neighbor.


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*'''ArchNemesis''': To Stan.
* '''BitchInSheepsClothing''': When Sergei moves in, he at first seems to have accepted the boys of capitalism. But those were all bullshit stories to gain Stan's trust and convert Steve to communism.

!!!Stelio Kontos
-> A Greek bully who made Stan's life miserable.
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26th May '16 3:37:50 AM rafi
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20th May '16 9:05:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil
27th Apr '16 5:33:28 AM arpathacorrin
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** To be fair, he ended up working at Klinko's, whereas Stan works for the CIA, which is probably meant to evoke ServiceSectorStereotypes.
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