"The Vacation Goo"
When Francine discovers that all their family vacations have been artificial memories created by CIA so that Stan could ditch the family, she is fuming and demands a real vacation. However, when the vacation seems too good to be true, Francine is convinced it is also the work of the CIA and causes the family has to suffer the consequences. Meanwhile, Roger makes a desperate effort to be the greatest actor who ever lived.
In order to be taken more seriously and to be a "somebody," Stan becomes a meter maid who seems to have all of the power. Now he's getting the best tables at restaurants (threatening to ticket and tow), pocketing quarters from meters and impressing Francine with his prowess. But, when Turlington (Whitaker) from Parking Internal Affairs pays him a visit, Stan realizes crime and this lifestyle don't pay. Meanwhile, Haley poses nude for a college art class and is surprised to see Roger there.
"Dope and Faith"
Stan prays for a friend and thinks God sent him one, but Brett (Jay Thomas) turns out to be an atheist. So, Stan tries to convince his friend that God exists by making his life extremely hard until his plan backfires. Meanwhile, Roger convinces Steve that he has been accepted to "Hogwarts."
"Big Trouble in Little Langley"
When Francin''s adopted parents stop by for an unannounced stay, Stan is furious that they refuse to assimilate to his "man of the house" ways. After he unsuccessfully tries to give them the boot, he is convinced that finding Francine's birth parents will change things. Meanwhile, Steve tries to live to the extreme in order to get to second base with the class hottie.
When Hayley decides to move to France because of imperialistic oppression, Stan will do anything to stop her including revealing the fact that she was brainwashed as a child by the CIA. Feeling desperate, Stan activates her trigger word and gains control over Hayley against the advice of his boss, Bullock (Patrick Stewart). Everything is going fine until Stan remembers that if he doesn't change Hayley back to normal, there will be deadly consequences for him. Meanwhile, Steve and Roger become private Dick Tracys.
At a poker game with the guys, Stan reveals that he has never actually killed anyone. It seems that every kill in Stan's history with the CIA has been the result of fortunate timing. Roger and the guys become determined to get Stan his first kill.
When Francine decides to be a surrogate for her gay neighbors Terry and Greg, Stan's Republican blood boils. Although he pretends to be happy, when the baby is born, Stan kidnaps her and heads to the Nebraska boarder, where gay couples have no rights. Meanwhile Steve and Roger pull a Howard Hughes and become reclusive after they think Klaus is out to get them.
"Most Adequate Christmas Ever"
After Stan comes home from another dangerous mission, he finds that his family has decked the halls with boughs of holly and donned themselves with gay apparel, but just not to his satisfaction. He demands a grander Christmas starting with the search of a bigger and better tree in the forest. When his family has had enough, Stan powers on by himself, finds the perfect tree and meets an untimely end. While in Limbo, he has to fight for a second chance at life and battle the forces of good and evil to save his family.
Francine comes up with an elaborate plan to reunite Stan and Roger after a big fight. She fakes Roger's kidnapping in the hopes of showing Roger that Stan still cares about him, but when Stan never shows up to pay the ransom, it forces Roger to rethink the way he treats people. After all it wouldn't kill him to be nice to people... or would it?
Stan and the family are characters in a Bond-style spoof when Stan must stop Tearjerker (a.k.a. Roger), a diabolical film producer, who produces movies that can kill. Tearjerker's fiendish plot involves his masterpiece "Oscar's Gold," the best and saddest movie ever, causing millions of moviegoers cry themselves to death.
When Stan's mom gets dumped for the umpteenth time by a boyfriend, she comes running to Stan for support. Feeling threatened by her always-visiting mother-in-law, Francine is determined to cut Stan's umbilical cord and figure out what keeps going wrong with the men in her life. Like a regular Cagney & Lacey, Francine and Roger go undercover to solve the case. Meanwhile, Klaus gives Steve the ick.
Francine pushes Stan to open up to her emotionally, but she gets more than she bargained for when he tells her that he killed her best friend Julie's husband. Meanwhile, Roger plays psychiatrist to help them work through their issues.
"Red October Sky"
Stan hunts for an ex-KGB agent but can't find him --- until he moves in next door. Steve is building a rocket for a school science project, but can't get it to work until he gets some help from his new next-door neighbor. Meanwhile, Roger and Klaus head off on a European vacation.
After outing himself as an alien, Roger (in disguise) finagles his way into being appointed the CIA's chief alien hunter to take advantage of a lavish expense account, while coming up just short in attempts to catch himself. Meanwhile, Francine shocks her family by displaying a prejudice they never knew she had. Voice of Katie: Raven-Symoné.
"Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold"
After almost dying in a car crash, Stan decides that he must do something important with his life, so he digs for the gold he claims Iran-contra figure Oliver North buried beneath his house. Meanwhile, Roger poses as a sexually provocative female office worker, hoping he'll be harassed so he can sue over it. Guest voices include Ed Helms (Mr. Buckley) and Raven-Symoné (Wife).
Francine is out of town, giving Roger an opportunity to host spring break at the Smith house for visiting college students, one of whom becomes Stan's "spring-break buddy."