The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their high-school-aged son, Steve Smith. Outside of the Smith family, there are three additional main characters, including Hayley’s boyfriend turned husband, Jeff Fischer; the family’s man-in-a-goldfish-body pet, Klaus; and most notably the family’s zany alien, Roger, who is “full of masquerades, brazenness, and shocking antics.”
#2 – Spring Breakup
Season 4 – Episode 16
Stan has a Spring Break-induced mid-life crisis. With Francine away visiting her parents, Roger invites Spring Breakers to party at the Smith household. But Stan nearly has a Spring Breakdown when he falls prey to booze-cruising Jessica and Steve tries to lose his virginity to the luscious Carmen Selectra.
The episode was rated from 248 votes.
#3 – Lost in Space
Season 9 – Episode 18
Jeff must prove his love for Hayley to Emperor Zing in order to find his way home from the spaceship that abducted him.
The episode was rated from 500 votes.
#4 – Joint Custody
Season 3 – Episode 19
Roger becomes a bounty hunter, and he and Stan race cross-country to turn in Jeff, who is wanted for smuggling pot into Florida.
The episode was rated from 237 votes.
#5 – Jenny Fromdabloc
Season 7 – Episode 16
After Snot professes his love for Hayley and gets shot down, Steve and Roger devise a plan to cheer him up. Roger dresses up as Steve’s cousin from New Jersey, Jenny Fromdabloc, and Snot falls hard for her. Meanwhile, Stan wants to live like a gentleman of the 1960s, complete with dark suits and dry martinis.
The episode was rated from 318 votes.
#6 – The Kidney Stays In the Picture
Season 8 – Episode 16
Stan fears he may not be Hayley’s real father, so he goes back in time to find the truth. In doing so, he disrupts the past and must save the future.
The episode was rated from 391 votes.
#7 – Permanent Record Wrecker
Season 10 – Episode 18
Stan is fired from the CIA in a round of budget cuts, but since his 20 years of work experience are classified and hidden from his “permanent record”, the only job he’s able to land is at the local grocery store where Steve is the manager. Meanwhile, Roger bets an annoying coffee shop musician that he can outplay him in one week. To accomplish his goal, he enters into a Faustian bargain with Lorenzo, a guitar-instructing infomercial host.
The episode was rated from 382 votes.
#8 – Great Space Roaster
Season 6 – Episode 18
It’s Roger’s birthday, and he begs to be roasted, but when he ends up devastated by the jokes, he vows to pull his life together. Things take a turn for the worse when Roger takes it one step too far, causing the Smith family to go on the run
The episode was rated from 274 votes.
#9 – The Vacation Goo
Season 4 – Episode 1
When Francine discovers that all of their family vacations have been artificially created memories, she gets very angry and demands a real vacation. However, when the vacation seems too good to be true, Francine is convinced it’s the work of the CIA and causes the family to suffer the consequences. Meanwhile, Roger attempts to become the greatest actor who ever lived.
The episode was rated from 412 votes.
#10 – Wife Insurance
Season 5 – Episode 15
When Stan gets kidnapped in Colombia, Francine fears he’s gone for good. Stan finally reappears unharmed, but the real trouble erupts in the Smith household when he admits that he has a plan to marry his dentist if Francine dies before him. Meanwhile, Steve and Roger play detective duo “Wheels and the Legman.”
The episode was rated from 261 votes.