When Hailey watches the Langley Hot Broads working together in action, joining them seems like the logical outlet for her needs. Meanwhile Stan and Francine are facing repair woes at the home. What could have been a fascinating, bizarre plot, ends up being barely anything at all. Ad — content continues below. Even just having Roger have put some money on the Hot Broads would have given a little more urgency to his character.
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Hayley attends a roller derby match with Klaus, admiring the skaters. After the match, she approaches the team to express her interest and is invited to try out for the team. When she admits that she is straight, Iris , the team captain is mildly surprised but tells her it doesn't matter. Meanwhile, Stan and Francine keep dealing with house breakdowns, with Francine getting on Stan's case for not calling a repairman while he complains about being too busy with work. Hayley brings news of the tryout as Steve expresses his doubts about her ability, but takes her up on her offer to come watch. Hayley arrives at the rink to find Roger is the day manager. While Steve shows off his skating skills due to many hours of practice to avoid his home life, Hayley is a klutz.
Culture has been depicted and represented in television for a very long time, often times it is used in satirical comedy; in this case it is widely shown in American Dad. American Dad is well known to be set around the typical nuclear family, however it does add some acceptations for comedic purposes. Many of the episodes are based around the stereotypical ideas of western culture as it is represented within popular culture. He does this in hope of avenging his newlywed wife and stop his plan to melt the ice caps, therefore flooding America For Black Eyes Only. This episode specifically exemplifies heteronormativity; enforcing heterosexuality on people as well as the containment to a specific gender binary Habibe Burcu Baba. An example of this can be seen in the opening scene of the episode where Stan carries Sex Pun into the hotel is the typical white-western wedding traditional way. Although Stan has married a prostitute, the idea of a honeymoon, classic entrance into the hotel, and a heterosexual white couple shows the ideals of heteronormativity that is often displayed in the show. The remainder of the episode focuses on Steve exploring his sexuality in order to discover who he identifies as. In the beginning of the episode when Hayley first shares her interest of the roller derby group to her parents, Stan and Francine, Francine argues with Stan about not fixing the plumbing of the kitchen sink. The encoded message behind this quote was to degrade women, where it was displayed within the show being the medium , and the decoded message was it being quoted to a woman who was unemployed and worked on the home front.
Inspired by The Farewell director Lulu Wang 's call to action at the Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women filmmakers working in their field. Watch the video. Haley and Steve join an all girl Rollerblading team, while Stan and Francine get a visit from an all knowing gardener. Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew.