American Dad! Season 15 Episode 19 Review: Top of the Steve

American Dad! roasts the nature of overdone sitcoms when Steve finds independence…in his own spin-off series.

This American Dad! review contains spoilers.

American Dad! Season 15 Episode 19

“It was a technicality that changed his reality and now Steve goes to the school.”

Spin-offs are fascinating artifacts from television because they highlight just how dangerously popular a show can become and the hubris that follows. Gambits like Better Call Saul or Frasier can actually enrich and expand upon their original source material, but other spin-offs are much clearer cash grabs. Young Sheldon is absolutely not a story that needs to be told, but it acts as a way to prolong and milk more from a property.

With the amount of time that American Dad! has been on television, it’s not an unreasonable question to wonder if the series could pull off such a maneuver. If The Cleveland Show can get a handful of seasons,

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