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1. Death Has a Shadow  

First aired: 1/31/1999    Production Code: 1ACX01

After Peter heavily drinks at a bachelor party, even though he told Lois he would not, he gets fired from his job at the Happy-go-Lucky toy factory for being hung over. Peter soon applies for welfare, but after a mix-up, gets sent a check for $150,000. Eventually, Lois finds out, and Peter decides to return the money by dumping it from a blimp at the Super Bowl. He is arrested as a result, and his family ends up coming to his rescue.

Writer: Seth MacFarlane
Director: Peter Shin
Guest star: Billy West (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Butch Hartman (Various), Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Phil LaMarr (Various), Lori Alan (Diane)

2. I Never Met the Dead Man  

First aired: 4/11/1999    Production Code: 1ACX02

While teaching Meg to drive, Peter crashes into the town's satellite dish, which knocks out the city's cable. He promises Meg that if she takes the blame, he'll get her a car. Without TV, Peter goes crazy, which drives the family insane. Meanwhile, after refusing to eat the broccoli that Lois gives him, Stewie attempts to build a weather control device that would destroy all vegetables.

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Michael Dante DiMartino
Guest star: Erik Estrada (Officer Ponch [Uncredited]), Frank Welker (Freddy), Aaron Lustig (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Butch Hartman (Various)

3. Chitty Chitty Death Bang  

First aired: 4/18/1999 Production Code: 1ACX04

Peter allows Meg to go to a party with her new friend. This angers Lois because it's the same day as Stewie's birthday, and she wants the whole family to be together. What Meg doesn't know is that she's actually attending a cult meeting. Peter then comes to pick up Meg. However, the cult leader follows. Stewie believes him to be the "Man in White", trying to return him to the womb.
Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: Dominic Polcino
Guest star: John O'Hurley (Cult Leader), Waylon Jennings (Himself), Gary Janetti (Various), Patrick Bristow (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Butch Hartman (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various)

4. Mind Over Murder  

First aired: 4/25/1999    Production Code: 1ACX03

At Chris' soccer game, Peter gets into a fight with a woman, that he thought was a man, and punches her in the face. After being placed under house arrest, Peter becomes restless and ends up turning the basement into a full bar. Lois begins singing each night and becomes the main attraction. Meanwhile, Stewie creates a time machine in order to avoid teething pain, but ends up taking back much more than that.

Writer: Garrett Donovan, Neil Goldman
Director: Roy Allen Smith
Guest star: Leslie Uggams (Various), Alex Rocco (Various), Butch Hartman (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Wally Wingert (Various), Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Mike Henry (VI) (Various)

5. A Hero Sits Next Door  

First aired: 5/2/1999    Production Code: 1ACX05

When the Griffin Family gets new neighbors that move in next door, Lois quickly becomes friends with Bonnie, Meg soon becomes attracted to their son, Kevin, and Peter becomes annoyed by the entire situation. After Peter injures the best player on his company's baseball team, Mr. Weed forces him to find a replacement, so Peter quickly changes his mind about his neighbors and invites Joe to play. When Joe shows up at the game, Peter learns that he is in a wheelchair. Joe ends up being the star of the game, which makes Peter jealous, as he wants to be a hero too. Peter ends up trying to stop a bank robbery to prove his value, but ends up getting caught up in the whole situation.

Writer: Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker
Director: Monte Young
Guest star: Butch Hartman (Various) , Michelle Kwan (Herself), Suzie Plakson (Various), Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Wally Wingert (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie)

6. The Son Also Draws  

First aired: 5/9/1999    Production Code: 1ACX06

Chris loses interest in being a youth scout, as he would rather pursue drawing and art instead. The Scout Master then kicks Chris out of the scouts. Peter then takes the family to the Big Apple to try to get Chris reinstated back into the scouts. After Peter takes a wrong turn on the way, the family ends up at a Native American casino. Lois then gets obsessed with the slot machines while Peter goes on a vision quest to prove that he has Native American blood in him.

Writer: Ricky Blitt
Director: Neil Affleck
Guest star: Butch Hartman (Various) , Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Bobby Slayton (Lenny), Suzie Plakson (Various), Patrick Bristow (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various)

7. Brian: Portrait of a Dog  

First aired: 5/16/1999    Production Code: 1ACX07

When a heat wave hits Quahog, Peter gets Brian to enter a dog show to win $500 so that the family can get a new air conditioner. When they argue over a trick gone bad, Brian walks out on the family and Peter replaces him with a cat. Brian struggles to assert his civil rights and soon ends up at the pound. Luckily, Peter is able to bail him out by bribing the judge.

Writer: Gary Janetti
Director: Michael Dante DiMartino
Guest star: Wally Wingert (Various), Butch Hartman (Various), Lori Alan (Diane) , Dick Van Patten (Tom Bradford), Mary Scheer (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various)

8. Peter, Peter, Caviar Eater  

First aired: 9/23/1999    Production Code: 1ACX08

Lois' Aunt dies and leaves her the Cherrywood Mansion. The family moves in to the new mansion in Newport only to lose their fortune after Peter makes an extravagant purchase at a charity auction.

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Jeff Myers
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane) , Fairuza Balk (Connie DiMico), Bill Escudier (Various), Gregory Jbara (Various), Robin Leach (Himself), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Alex Thomas (Various)

9. Holy Crap  

First aired: 9/30/1999    Production Code: 1ACX11

Peter's very religious father comes to live with the family after he is forced to retire from his lifelong job at the Mill. Francis, however, is an ultra-religious Catholic who hates Lois and is incredibly intolerant of anyone else. Peter, though, hopes to have the kind of bonding that was missing from his childhood, and when all his plans fail to work out, he resorts to kidnapping the Pope.

Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: Neil Affleck
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane) , Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Charles Durning (Francis), Andrew Gormley (Various), Olivia Hack (Various), Dwight Schultz (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Florence Stanley (Various), Patrick Warburton (Various), David Zuckerman (Various)

10. Da Boom  

First aired: 12/26/1999    Production Code: 2ACX06

Peter, who is concerned that the world is about to end because of Y2K, convinces the family into canceling all their New Year's Eve plans. After bombs destroy everything, the Griffins set off to a Twinkie factory in Natick.

Writer: Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan
Director: Bob Jaques
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane) , Patrick Duffy (Bobby Ewing), Victoria Principal (Pamela Ewing), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jack Perkins (Various), Will Sasso (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various)

11. Brian in Love  

First aired: 3/7/2000    Production Code: 2ACX01

Lois suspects Stewie is the one creating all the pee stains around the house, so she decides to potty-train him. When an incident in the supermarket reveals that Brian is the one responsible, he goes to see a therapist. Brian finds out that his love of Lois is causing his accidents, so he decides to confront her.

Writer: Gary Janetti
Director: Jack Dyer
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Wally Wingert (Various) , Tom Kenny (Fred Rogers (uncredited)), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), D.D. Howard (Various), Sam Waterston (Dr. Kaplan)

12. Love Thy Trophy  

First aired: 3/14/2000    Production Code: 1ACX13

When Spooner Street ends up winning the float contest in the Harvest Day parade, a street-wide war breaks out over custody of the trophy. Meanwhile, to raise big money for a new Prada handbag, Meg gets a job at a pancake house, where she pretends that Stewie is her illegitimate crack addicted baby. Child services investigates and soon finds the Griffin home unsuitable for a baby, and take Stewie to a foster home. The residents of Spooner Street declare peace, and decide to rescue Stewie.

Writer: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Director: Jack Dyer
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various) , Tara Strong (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Debra Wilson (Various)

13. Death is a Bitch  

First aired: 3/21/2000    Production Code: 1ACX14

When Peter tries to get out of paying a doctors bill by faking his own death, he is visited by Death himself, who wants to take Peter away. After Death twists his ankle while chasing Peter, everyone on Earth becomes immortal while Death is incapacitated.

Writer: Ricky Blitt
Director: Michael Dante DiMartino
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various) , Tara Strong (Various), Cara Newman (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Norm MacDonald (Death [uncredited])

14. The King is Dead  

First aired: 3/28/2000    Production Code: 1ACX15

Lois becomes the director of the production "The King and I" for the Quahog Players theater group. Peters wants to play a role in the production, but becomes more of a nuisance, so Lois decides to make him a producer to get him out of her hair. Peter goes on a power trip and tries to take total control of the play, firing Lois as the director and rewriting the entire play to fit his own vision. The musical is turned into a very interesting, racy cyborg battle.

Writer: Craig Hoffman
Director: Monte Young
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Phil LaMarr (Various)

15. I Am Peter, Hear Me Roar  

First aired: 3/28/2000    Production Code: 2ACX02

Forced to go on a women’s retreat for telling sexist jokes at work, Peter resists the idea at first. After two weeks, however, Peter becomes a sensitive male. No one likes the new Peter, especially Lois. While attending a charity dinner, Lois does something that snaps Peter out of his feminine phase.

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Monte Young
Guest star: Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Candice Bergen (Gloria Ironbachs), Faith Ford (Corky Sherwood), Phil LaMarr (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie)

16. If I'm Dyin' I'm Lyin'  

First aired: 4/4/2000    Production Code: 1ACX12

To get a favorite show back on the air, Peter convinces the "Make-A-Dream Come True" Foundation that Chris is dying, and that his wish is for the show to go back on the air. The scam leads to Peter "Magically healing Chris" and people thinking that he is God.

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Swinton O. Scott III
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Martin Mull (Mr. Harris), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Peter Roth (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various)

17. Running Mates  

First aired: 4/11/2000    Production Code: 1ACX09

When Lois decides to run for the local school board, Peter runs against her in effort to get his favorite teacher reinstated. Peter and his supporters start a negative campaign against Lois, including a bunch of lies and even sexy pictures of her. Peter's mudslinging works and he is elected. Peter starts some strange policies, including armed robots taking over for hall monitors. The new policies backfire after Chris is caught bringing inappropriate magazines to school. Peter must then think of a way to get Lois back and regain his reputation with the town of Quahog.

Writer: Garrett Donovan, Neil Goldman
Director: John Holmquist
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Patrick Bristow (Various), Lee Majors (Himself), Dwight Schultz (Various)

18. A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Bucks  

First aired: 4/18/2000    Production Code: 2ACX07

Peter runs into a former classmate of his while at the amusement park that the classmate founded. Contemplating his own legacy, Peter starts to think about his future. Chris gives Peter a painting that he painted in order to cheer Peter up, but Peter ends up selling it to a New York art gallery for $5,000. Realizing that Chris might be his only hope to have a lasting legacy, Peter pushes Chris to follow his dream of becoming an artist. The family then moves to New York so Chris can become famous.

Writer: Craig Hoffman
Director: Gavin Dell
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Dee Bradley Baker (Various), Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown), Faith Ford (Corky Sherwood), Charles Kimbrough (Jim Dial), Joe Regalbuto (Frank Fontana), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie)

19. Fifteen Minutes of Shame  

First aired: 4/25/2000    Production Code: 2ACX08

Meg's slumber party is ruined by her family. She is sick of being embarrassed by them and secretly books the family on a talk show. Intrigued by their story, a network executive gets Peter to sign the family up to be on a reality show. Things quickly go awry, and the Griffins want out of the contract. However, the network owns their namesake, and the family is eventually replaced.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Scott Wood
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Will Ferrell (Black Knight), Jay Mohr (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Tara Strong (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Lisa Wilhoit (Various)

20. Road to Rhode Island  

First aired: 5/30/2000    Production Code: 2ACX12

When Brian offers to pick up Stewie from his Grandma and Grandpa's house, they miss their plane back and go on a cross-country journey back home. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois attempt to rekindle their relationship with some marriage videos.

Writer: Gary Janetti
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Sam Waterston (Dr. Kaplan), Brian Doyle-Murray (Salty), Victoria Principal (Pamela Ewing)

21. Let's Go to the Hop  

First aired: 6/6/2000    Production Code: 2ACX04

A plane smuggling psychedelic toads from Columbia crashes in Quahog, and toad-licked becomes the new drug of choice in the Quahog high school. Peter infiltrates the high school undercover as a cool kid named Lando Griffin, and is successful in convincing all the kids to quit licking toads. Meg is trying to gain popularity so that a cool kid will ask her to the prom, and decides to go with Peter since he's established himself as an incredibly cool person. However, Peter can't help living out his own fantasies of being the coolest kid in school, and can't say now when the most popular girl in school asks him to the prom, so Peter ditches Meg. Peter and his date are chosen as king and queen of the prom, but Peter is suddenly feeling nothing but guilt. He tells the whole school that Meg broke his heart by dumping him, and makes it look like high school persona was killed after driving his motorcycle over a cliff.

Writer: Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker
Director: Glen Hill
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , Gregg Allman (Himself), Mary Kay Bergman (Various), Patrick Bristow (Various), Wayne Collins (Various), Tom Dorfmeister (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various)

22. Dammit Janet  

First aired: 6/13/2000    Production Code: 2ACX09

Lois fears that Stewie needs to learn how to be social, so she sends him off to Pre-school, where he falls in love with Janet, a girl who likes his cookies. Meanwhile, Lois becomes a flight attendant, and Peter takes advantage of the free flights.

Writer: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Director: Bert Ring
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Mike Barker (Various), Mo Collins (Various), Camryn Manheim (Various), Haley Joel Osment (Various), Tara Strong (Various)

23. There's Something About Paulie  

First aired: 6/27/2000    Production Code: 1ACX10

After the mob helps Peter with destroying his new beat up car, so he can get another new car, he must repay his debt to the mob by taking The Don's nephew, Big Fat Paulie, to the movies. Peter informs Paulie that they can't hang out anymore because of Lois, a misunderstanding that leads Paulie to believe that Peter wants Lois killed.

Writer: Ricky Blitt
Director: Monte Young
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , Michael Chiklis (Big Fat Paulie), Robert Costanzo (Various), Jon Cryer (Various), Alan King (Various), Brent Michael (Various), Haley Joel Osment (Various), Diane Robin (Various), Jerry Sroka (Various), Debra Wilson (Various)

24. He's Too Sexy for His Fat  

First aired: 6/27/2000    Production Code: 2ACX10

Due to Brian's embarrassing flea problem, the Griffin's move into a hotel while the house if fumigated. Lois and Peter soon discover that Chris has been skipping gym class because he's self-conscious about his body. Peter tries to talk Chris into getting liposuction, while Lois starts preparing him special low fat meals. Stewie starts taunting Chris by eating everything in sight, and starts packing on the baby fat. Even though Chris isn't up for surgery, Peter decides to go for it. The new, svelte Peter has Lois all hot and bothered. Peter loves the results of his lipo and decides to have some work done on his face. The new, handsome Peter starts getting all sorts of special treatment: at the gym, at the grocery store, even from total strangers. Lois doesn't like the new Peter's attitude, especially when he joins "The Beautiful People's Club." Karma catches up to Peter while he's on his way to the club. Unable to take his eyes off himself, Peter plunges his car over a cliff. The nasty fall - and subsequent crash-landing into a large vat of lard - leaves him horribly disfigured (ie: back to normal).

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Glen Hill
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Gary Cole (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Jay Mohr (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various)

25. E. Peterbus Unum  

First aired: 7/12/2000    Production Code: 2ACX13

The town zoning laws won't allow Peter to build a pool in his yard. When he tries to get a permit, he discovers that his property is actually not part of Quahog, and therefore not part of the United States. Armed with this new information, Peter makes his land his own country, calling it Petoria. When Peter gets no respect in the United Nation, he decides to invade Joe's pool, which brings the U.S. Army to his border. The Griffins can only survive so long without water, electricity, heat, or access to the United States, and finally, Lois and the kids leave President Peter, along with Brian, to his third-world country. Peter finally repatriates only a week after seceding.

Writer: Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan
Director: Rob Renzetti
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Wally Wingert (Various) , Johnny Brennan (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Shawn Pyfrom (Oliver), Adam West (Mayor Adam West)

26. The Story on Page One  

First aired: 7/18/2000    Production Code: 2ACX14

After an interview at Brown University, Meg realizes she needs more extra-curricular activities. She joins every club and even tries cheerleading, but fails miserably at them all. Finally, she decides to join the school newspaper. After many failed stories, Peter fabricates a story regarding actor Luke Perry and uses Meg's byline. Meg and Peter soon become embroiled in a headline-grabbing lawsuit when Luke sues them for defamation of character.

Writer: Craig Hoffman
Director: Gavin Dell
Guest star: Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Mary Kay Bergman (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Luke Perry (Himself), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West)

27. Wasted Talent  

First aired: 7/25/2000    Production Code: 2ACX15

When the local brewery has a contest offering tours of the plant, Peter and his friends go on a drinking binge trying to find the winning beer can. Through a stroke of dumb luck, Peter and Brian actually find one of the winning "scrolls". In a Willy Wonka homage, Peter and Brian start the tour, but are quickly kicked out after drinking the "Beer that wasn't supposed to be tasted." Meanwhile, Lois's students have a big piano recital/competition coming up - and Lois is praying one of her students wins. She thinks she's got a lock on it when she signs a new student, Ling, a piano prodigy. However, in her enthusiasm, Lois works Ling too hard and she drops out! In an odd twist, Peter - in a drunken stupor over being booted from the contest - sits down at the piano and plays brilliantly! Lois is thrilled and keeps Peter drunk long enough to win the piano recital.

Writer: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Director: Bert Ring
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Adam Carolla (Death), Gary Cole (Various), Michael McKean (Various), Jonathan Osser (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Julia Sweeney (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West)

28. Fore, Father  

First aired: 8/1/2000    Production Code: 2ACX16

After a father-son camping trip, Peter realizes how irresponsible Chris is after raccoons steal their food and their car. Back at home, Peter gets Chris a job at the local golf course to try and teach him to be more responsible. Chris is content to just pick up golf balls, until he discovers that Peter has entered the father-son golf tournament, with Cleveland Jr.!

Discouraged that Peter is focusing all his attention on Cleveland Jr., Chris rebels by hanging out with Quagmire at strip clubs. Ultimately, Cleveland Jr. abandons Peter, who has an emotional (and deadly) reunion with Chris at the golf course.

Writer: Bobby Bowman
Director: Scott Wood
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Wally Wingert (Various) , Nicole Sullivan (Various)

29. The Thin White Line (1)  

First aired: 7/11/2001    Production Code: 2ACX17

Taking his therapist's advice, Brian starts helping others by doing volunteer work. Peter wins a paid vacation at work, and the family prepares for going on a cruise. Noticing that Brian's nose has great strength, Joe offers him a job as a police dog to search for drugs. Brian becomes a successful drug-sniffing dog for the Quahog police department, but along the way he gets addicted to cocaine. Because of Brian's cocaine problem, Lois insists on canceling their family vacation in the Bahamas to help support Brian while he's in rehab. Peter is disappointed that the vacation has been canceled, so he decides to tag along with Brian when he sees the beautiful clinic. A therapist at the clinic tells Brian that Peter is a bad influence on him. Although Brian defends Peter and leaves rehab in protest, Brian thinks that he needs time away from the Griffin family to find himself, and leaves Quahog for parts unknown.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Glen Hill
Guest star: Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Wally Wingert (Various) , Thomas Dekker (Various), June Foray (Rocky), Leif Garrett (Himself), Haley Joel Osment (Various)

30. Brian Does Hollywood (2)  

First aired: 7/18/2001    Production Code: 2ACX20

The Griffin family learns Brian has gone to Hollywood. After trying out on Kids Say the Darndest Things, Stewie is awarded an appearance, and the Griffins get a free trip to Los Angeles. Brian doesn't want the family to know what he's really doing in Hollywood, and tries to cover it up.

Writer: Gary Janetti
Director: Gavin Dell
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , Louise DuArt (Various), Olivia Hack (Various), Jenna Jameson (Herself), Ron Jeremy (Himself), Ray Liotta (Himself)

31. Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington  

First aired: 7/25/2001    Production Code: 2ACX11

Peter's toy company gets bought out by the El Dorado Cigarettes company, and the toys are then used to market cigarettes to children. When Peter, on Lois's advice, confronts his new bosses about their evil use of toys, they promote Peter to president to shut him up. Lois, pleased with all the perks that come with Peter's new position, keeps her mouth shut too, while Brian quits smoking in protest. Peter's bosses send him to Washington to lobby against a bill that would put them out of business, because they figure politicians will be able to relate to a big dumb fat guy. When Lois finds Stewie smoking a cigarette, she goes down to Washington to stop what Peter's doing, and Peter ends up getting the El Dorado Cigarettes company fined $100,000,000. Brian helps himself to a cigarette as the family drives away.

Writer: Ricky Blitt
Director: Brian Hogan
Guest star: Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Ricky Blitt (Various), Louise DuArt (Various), Olivia Hack (Various), Meredith Scott Lynn (Various), Alyssa Milano (Herself), Brian Doyle-Murray (Various), Jack Sheldon (Various)

32. One If By Clam, Two If By Sea  

First aired: 8/1/2001    Production Code: 2ACX19

When a hurricane strikes Quahog, everything is destroyed except The Drunken Clam, which is bought out by a Brit who turns it into an English pub. As it happens, pub owner Nigel Pinchley and his family move in next door to the Griffins, and Stewie tries to teach Nigel's Cockney-accented 3-year-old daughter how to speak proper English.

Writer: Jim Bernstein, Michael Shipley
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Tara Strong (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Johnny Brennan (Various), Hugh Laurie (Various), Alan Shearman (Various), Edward Asner (Steven Bellows)

33. And the Wiener is...  

First aired: 8/8/2001    Production Code: 2ACX22

Peter feels jealous when he finds out Chris has a larger penis than he does, so he tries various tactics like buying a new car and joining a gun club. He then takes Chris on a father-son hunting trip only for Chris to eventually save the day. Meanwhile, Meg finds herself to be a target of abuse for the cool kids at school when she joins the flag girl squad.

Writer: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Director: Bert Ring
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Tara Strong (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Fairuza Balk (Connie DiMico), Patrick Duffy (Jack), Lisa Wilhoit (Various), Debra Wilson (Various)

34. Death Lives  

First aired: 8/15/2001    Production Code: 2ACX21

Peter sneaks away on his and Lois' anniversary to play golf at an upscale country club, only to be struck by lightning and have a near-death experience. Death promises to give Peter a revelation to help his marriage if Peter helps him get a date. Meanwhile, Peter sets up a fake scavenger hunt for Lois and the kids, which takes them all over Quahog.

Writer: Mike Henry (VI)
Director: Rob Renzetti
Guest star: Nicole Sullivan (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Adam Carolla (Death), Peter Frampton (Himself), Estelle Harris (Death's Mom), Laura Silverman (Various)

35. Lethal Weapons  

First aired: 8/22/2001    Production Code: 2ACX18

Bonnie convinces Lois to join her Tae-Jitsu class and Quahog is invaded by New York "leafers" coming to look at the pretty colored leaves in fall. Lois quickly becomes a black-belt, and Peter uses his new dangerous wife to drive away all the annoying New Yorkers. However, Lois's new-found violent side finds its way into the Griffin household, and after trying counseling, the whole family has an all-out brawl to get it out of their system.

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Brian Hogan
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Johnny Brennan (Various), Michael Chiklis (Bronx Guy), Peter Gallagher (Various), Alastair Sherman (Various)

36. The Kiss Seen Around the World  

First aired: 8/29/2001    Production Code: 3ACX02

When Meg, due to her crush on Tom Tucker, the newscaster, applies for an internship at the local television station and gets the job, she is disappointed to find that her news partner is the most reviled nerd in school, Neil. Caught in a life-threatening news situation, Meg laments that she never had a first kiss and agrees to kiss Neil only to find that he taped the whole thing in order to broadcast it across the world. Meg broadcasts her own news that she has no interest in Neil, sending him to the ledge on top of Town Hall. She breaks his fall, only to find out that he had no intention of jumping and was just trying to get her attention again. Stewie's prized new tricycle is stolen by the neighborhood bully, but the bully soon learns not to screw with Stewie.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Pete Michels
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Gary Cole (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Tara Strong (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Mike Barker (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various), Michael Chiklis (Various), Hugh Downs (Himself), Ralph Garman (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), D.D. Howard (Various), Abe Vigoda (Himself), Lisa Wilhoit (Various)

37. Mr. Saturday Knight  

First aired: 9/5/2001    Production Code: 3ACX04

Peter's boss comes to dinner at the Griffin house but soon dies. The Happy-Go-Lucky Toy Factory is turned into the Happy-Go-Lucky Terminal Disease Institute. Unemployed, Peter begins his search for a job and ends up going after his lifelong dream of becoming a knight at a traveling Renaissance Fair. Caught in a compromising position with the infamous Black Knight's wench, he must defend his family's honor in an duel with the Black Knight.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Michael Dante DiMartino
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Carlos Alazraqui (Mr. Weed), Johnny Brennan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various) , David Berry (Bobby), Adam Carolla (Death), Jackson Douglas (Various), Charles Durning (Francis), R. Lee Ermey (Coach), Will Ferrell (Black Knight), Ralph Garman (Various), Jimmy Kimmel (Various), Justin Koznar (Various)

38. Fish Out of Water  

First aired: 9/19/2001    Production Code: 3ACX05

Peter, Still out of a job, and now severely obese, decides to take on a new profession: Fishing. After buying a boat at a police auction, he soon finds himself in debt to a loan shark. When Peter hears of a legendary fish that, when caught, could win him the money he needs, he and the guys go searching for the mystical creature called 'Daggermouth'. Meanwhile, Lois tries to cheer up Meg with a spring break trip, where Lois is the one getting all the attention.

Writer: Alex Borstein, Mike Henry (VI)
Director: Bert Ring
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Michael Chiklis (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Brian Doyle-Murray (Various), Lisa Wilhoit (Various)

39. Emission Impossible  

First aired: 11/8/2001    Production Code: 3ACX01

Peter goes with Lois to visit her sister Carole, who is now pregnant, but alone since her husband walked out on her. Carole goes into labor and Peter helps deliver the baby. Caught up in the moment, Peter and Lois decide that they want another baby. Stewie however, does not agree. Stewie does everything possible to keep Peter and Lois away from each other, but when he is locked out of their room, he is forced to take desperate measures. Stewie ends up shrinking himself down to microscopic size and seeking out his sperm-brother inside Peter's body. Instead of trying to kill his unborn brother Stewie and him unite to destroy Lois.

Writer: Dave Collard, Ken Goin
Director: Peter Shin
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Majel Barrett (Various), Mike Barker (Various), David Berry (Various), D.D. Howard (Various), Carol Kane (Various), Shawn Pyfrom (Various), Wallace Shawn (Various)

40. To Love and Die in Dixie  

First aired: 11/15/2001    Production Code: 3ACX09

Chris chooses a robber out of a lineup, but after Peter accidentally tells the robber where the family lives, the Griffins are placed in the witness protection program. They are sent to the Deep South, where Chris makes a new friend, Sam. Peter questions the truth of a Civil War reenactment that showed the South winning the war, leading to Sam's father forbidding Sam from seeing Chris. Upset, Sam runs away with Chris and kisses him on the mouth. Chris tells Sam that he doesn't like boys and doesn't like him in a physical sense. The FBI agents guarding the Griffin house in Quahog accidentally tell the robber the location of the Griffins. Sam reveals to Chris that she is not a boy, but a girl. Then the robber arrives in the South, about to kill Chris, but the towns folk stop him just in time.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , Brian Dunkleman (Various), Dakota Fanning (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Waylon Jennings (Himself), Kathleen Wilhoite (Various)

41. Screwed The Pooch  

First aired: 11/29/2001    Production Code: 3ACX08

Peter and Lois go to the Pewterschmidts for the weekend, bringing Brian along. Brian, meanwhile, has some "issues" of his own to work out. Find out if Brian's future is to make puppies or become "less" than he is.

Writer: Ken Goin, Dave Collard
Director: Pete Michels
Guest star: Johnny Brennan (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Bob Barker (Himself), Don LaFontaine (Various), Jane Lynch (Various)

42. Peter Griffin: Husband, Father...Brother?  

First aired: 12/6/2001    Production Code: 3ACX06

Chris gets a new job as the water boy for the basketball team. After being around the black players, Chris becomes a super-cool black dude in a white person's body. Peter takes Chris to learn about his own Irish heritage at a museum. Chris later visits a library to look up his genealogy and is elated to discover that a black man (Nate Griffin) was part of his family. Peter tries to embrace his black culture by visiting a black theatre and club, but he doesn't get it. When Lois' parents visit, it is revealed that the Pewterschmidts' ancestors owned Nate Griffin. The Pewterschmidts' give Peter money to alleviate their guilt. Soon Peter begins to suffer the discrimination of being black. While at a basketball game, Peter looks in the mirror and he sees Nate, who shows him that he has been selfish. Peter announces to everyone in the gym that he was a jerk for taking the money. He throws the cash in the air, and everyone scrambles to get their share, showing that all races are unified by greed. Meanwhile, Stewie plots to get rid of the head cheerleader so he can be on top of the pyramid.

Writer: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Director: Scott Wood
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Tara Strong (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Wayne Collins (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Meredith Scott Lynn (Various), Kim Parks (Various)

43. Ready, Willing, and Disabled  

First aired: 12/20/2001    Production Code: 3ACX07

Joe gets discouraged, losing his self-confidence, after he loses a thief in a chase. Peter wants to help Joe get back to his old self so he volunteers to help train him for the decathlon at the Olympics for handicapped athletes. Peter puts steroids into Joe's drink, pushing Joe on to victory. Meanwhile, Stewie, Meg, and Chris fight over $26.

Writer: Alex Barnow, Marc Firek
Director: Andi Klein
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Johnny Brennan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Wally Wingert (Various) , David Berry (Various), Valerie Bertinelli (Various), Tony Danza (Himself), Mark Hentemann (Various), Alex Rocco (Various)

44. A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas  

First aired: 12/21/2001    Production Code: 2ACX03

Lois loves the holiday season and is excited about decorating the house, opening presents and introducing Stewie to Santa Claus. Stewie, on the other hand, is completely paranoid about this fat man in a red suit who can somehow maintain 24-hour surveillance on all the world's children! Peter, sent to drop off one gift to Toys for Toddlers, accidentally gives all the family's presents to the charity. When he and Lois hit the mall to rebuy everything - they are caught up in the last-minute shopping madness. Lois and Peter are completely frazzled, but Lois clings desperately to the hope that they can still have wonderful Christmas. That hope is dashed, however, when they arrive home to find Brian, the house and the Christmas turkey burned to a crisp. Lois finally snaps and goes on quest to snatch the star from atop the city's huge Christmas tree. Only Stewie's motivational speech as the baby jesus (and a tranquilizer gun) can bring Lois back down to earth.

Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: Brian Hogan
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Wally Wingert (Various) , John Kassir (Man from Its a wonderful Life/Kid #2), Hynden Walch (Kid #3), Paul Rugg (Frosty the Snowman/Kid #1), Peter Criss (Various), Ace Frehley (Various), Gene Simmons (Himself), Paul Stanley (Himself)

45. Brian Wallows and Peter's Swallows  

First aired: 1/17/2002    Production Code: 3ACX03

Brian falls in love with a bitter old woman who he is forced to do community service for. Meanwhile, Peter grows a beard and finds a family of swallows have built a nest in it.

Writer: Allison Adler
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Gary Cole (Various), Butch Hartman (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Wally Wingert (Various) , Mike Barker (Various), A.J. Benza (Various), Adria Firestone (Various), Melora Hardin (Various), Jane Lynch (Various)

46. From Method to Madness  

First aired: 1/24/2002    Production Code: 3ACX11

When Brian expresses his interest in theatre, Lois tells him to try out for the Quahog School of Performing Arts. During the audition, Brian turns in a mediocre performance and is dismissed by the judges. Stewie, determined to get Brian a second chance, throws a melodramatic fit. The teachers, impressed with Stewie's theatrics, enroll him in the rising stars program. Stewie doesn't realize he is struggling at the school until he overhears his teachers discussing how he and Olivia, the school's most promising but overly haughty student. will be asked to leave if they don't shine in the quarterly review. Stewie tells Olivia that they must put on the performance of a lifetime or they'll get kicked out, and their routine is a hit. Stewie and Olivia become fast friends, but the harmony ends when competition, pressure and fast-fame set in. Olivia walks off the stage mid-routine, leaving Stewie to finish the performance. Stewie takes his act solo, but is booed everywhere he goes. Meanwhile Meg finally gets a boyfriend, a boy from an all-American family. There's only one problem with this family though - they're nudists.

Writer: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman
Director: Bert Ring
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various) , Chris Cox (Various), Jane Lynch (Various), Denis Martell (Various), Mark Paredes (Various), Fred Willard (Various)

47. Stuck Together, Torn Apart  

First aired: 1/31/2002    Production Code: 3ACX10

Lois runs into an ex-boyfriend while shopping. Knowing Peter would be jealous, she has coffee with him behind Peter's back. Peter, while hanging with the guys in Joe's new police surveillance van, spot Lois. Angered, Peter tries to make Lois jealous by having prostitutes pose as his old girlfriends. After a marriage therapist suggesting a trial separation, Quagmire makes his move on Lois, and Peter goes on his own date... with actress Jennifer Love Hewitt. Meanwhile, Stewie and Brian become superglued together, and must deal with each other waiting for the solvent to arrive, and actually warm up to one another.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Michael Dante DiMartino
Guest star: Mike Barker (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Gilbert Gottfried (Mort Goldmen), Brendon Small (Jennifer Love Hewitt), Chris Cox (Various), Jennifer Love Hewitt (Various), Meredith Scott Lynn (Various)

48. Road to Europe  

First aired: 2/7/2002    Production Code: 3ACX13

Stewie is addicted to the British hot children's show "Jolly Farm Review" based on Mother Maggie, a benevolent figure who looks after kids on a farm. Brian makes fun of Stewie for watching the show, but Stewie is determined to visit Jolly Farm in England because he thinks he belongs there. He stows away on a British Airways jet, which he assumes is headed for London. Brian tries to drag Stewie off the plane, but before he can, the plane takes off. When the plane lands, they discover that they are in Saudi Arabia are stranded in the middle of a desert with no passports or resources to get out. As luck would have it, Brian and Stewie encounter a Comfort Inn in the middle of nowhere and manage to steal a hot-air balloon to fly home, but the contraption falls apart over Italy, just as the Pope is about to address the masses. Brian wants to head home, but Stewie insists on finding the Jolly Farm in England. When they finally get to England, Stewie runs onto the set of the show. His fantasy is crushed when he encounters only a set full of props and disgruntled people, including Mother Maggie. Meanwhile, Lois and Peter travel to KISS-stock, where Lois embarrasses herself because she doesn't know the lyrics to a KISS song. She redeems herself though when it's revealed that she once hooked up with band leader Gene Simmons!

Writer: Daniel Palladino
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Chris Cox (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Andy Dick (Various), Jon Favreau (Various), Lauren Graham (Various), Michelle Horn (Various), Don LaFontaine (Various), Jane Lynch (Various), Michael McKean (Various), Gene Simmons (Himself), Paul Stanley (Himself), Fred Willard (Various), Sean Flynn (Various)

49. Family Guy Viewer Mail #1  

First aired: 2/14/2002    Production Code: 3ACX12

In a special three-story episode, Brian reads viewer mail and tries to answer profound questions:


"Li'l Griffins"

The Griffins as the little rascals. Kid versions of Peter, Joe, and Brian decide that they don't need girls. When they first meet Lois however, they quickly abandon their anti-girl sentiment. In school, Lois reads a book touting the virtues of bravery, and Peter and Quagmire try to prove who's the bravest by staying in a haunted house overnight.

"No Bones About it"

Peter rubs a beer bottle and a Genie pops out to grant him three wishes. Peter first wishes that Jackie Gleason wasn't dead. A zombie-like Gleason terrorizes the Griffins until Stewie blasts it dead. His second wish is for his own theme music. Peter then wishes he didn't have any bones. The Genie transforms him into a gelatin blob and he can no longer have sex. Upset, Peter flushes himself down the toilet and winds up in Hollywood. He meets a doctor who tells him about a re-boning procedure. Peter gets the operation, which turns out came from bones donated from his own family.

"Super Griffins"

A tanker truck containing radioactive waste slams into the Griffin house. The radiation affects each Griffin in a different way. Lois gains super strength while Peter has morphing ability. Lois tells her family that they must not abuse their powers. Of course that doesn't work and the town is forced to hold a meeting to see how to stop the Griffins from wreaking havoc. Adam West realizes he must fight fire with fire. He volunteers to roll around in toxic waste but he only gets lymphoma as a result. The Griffins, racked with guilt, use their powers to make Adam's recovery more comfortable.

Writer: Gene Laufenberg, Seth MacFarlane, Michael Shipley, Jim Bernstein
Director: Pete Michels, Scott Wood, Michael Dante DiMartino
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Johnny Brennan (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Wally Wingert (Various) , Adam Carolla (Death), Bil Goldberg (Bonebreaker), Judy Greer (Various), Kerrigan Mahan (Various), Regis Philbin (Himself), Kelly Ripa (Herself), Lane Schnaitter (Various), Michael Winslow (Various)

50. When You Wish Upon a Weinstein  

First aired: 11/9/2003    Production Code: 2ACX05

The day that Peter buys volcano insurance is the day that Lois becomes fed up with their constant money problems. When Peter wishes for a Jewish "money guy" to help them, Max Weinstein comes to the rescue. After meeting Max, Peter decides Chris could be successful if he converted to Judaism as soon as possible, but the plans for a "quickie" bar mitzvah in Las Vegas are quickly foiled by Lois.

Writer: Ricky Blitt
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Mike Barker (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Andrea Beutner (Various), Ricky Blitt (Various), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Ed McMahon (Himself), Peter Riegert (Various), Mary Scheer (Various), Ben Stein (Rabbi Goldberg)

51. North by North Quahog  

First aired: 5/1/2005    Production Code: 4ACX01

Peter and Lois decide to go on a second honeymoon. But when Peter crashes the car, he decides to pose as Mel Gibson to stay in his fancy hotel suite, where they find a copy of a "The Passion of the Christ" sequel. They attempt to destroy the film and end up being chased by two priests who went to retrieve the film.

Writer: Seth MacFarlane
Director: Peter Shin
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Nicole Sullivan (Various) , Bill Ratner (Flint), Hunter Gomez (Pinocchio), Don LaFontaine (Various), Rick Kuhlman (Various), André Sogliuzzo (Various)

52. Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High  

First aired: 5/8/2005    Production Code: 4ACX02

Brian becomes a substitute teacher at Chris' school after his teacher wins the lottery. When Brian is moved to teach a class of troubled kids, Chris falls in love with his new teacher, Mrs. Lockhart, who promises to love Chris only if he kills her husband. When Lois finds out, she and Stewie decide to teach Chris a lesson.

Writer: Ken Goin
Director: Pete Michels
Guest star: Tara Strong (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Lori Alan (Diane) , Steve Zirnkilton (Narrator), Jonathan Lipnicki (Wesley), Drew Barrymore (Teacher)

53. Blind Ambition  

First aired: 5/15/2005    Production Code: 4ACX04

After Mort bowls a perfect game, and Quagmire gets a key to the city by performing CPR, Peter notices he has nothing to be proud of. He then attempts to achieve fame by setting the world's record for most nickels swallowed. However, a slight miscalculation leaves him blind with nickel poisoning.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Chuck Klein
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various) , Judd Hirsch (Judd Hirsch), Gina Gershon (Gina Gershon)

54. Don't Make Me Over  

First aired: 6/5/2005    Production Code: 4ACX03

When Meg gets turned down for a date, she asks her family for support. Lois ends up taking her to the mall, where she gets the ultimate makeover. Meanwhile, Peter tries to start a band with the guys, but when their first gig fails, the family ends up performing. Impressed by Meg's singing, a record producer signs the family, and their travels eventually land them on "Saturday Night Live."

Writer: Gene Laufenberg
Director: Sarah Frost
Guest star: Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Tara Strong (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various) , Bob Widmer (Tin Man), Gene Simmons (Gene Simmons)

55. The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire  

First aired: 6/12/2005    Production Code: 4ACX08

When Peter hears Loretta scream, he tries to help out, but discovers Loretta is cheating on Cleveland. Peter figures out that it was Quagmire and decides to tell Cleveland about it. But when Loretta walks out on Cleveland he doesn't take it lightly.

Writer: Patrick Henry, Mike Henry (VI)
Director: James Purdum
Guest star: Patrick Warburton (Joe), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie) , Randall Poffo (Macho Man Randy Savage)

56. Petarded  

First aired: 6/19/2005    Production Code: 4ACX09

After winning a game of Trivial Pursuit, Peter is convinced he is a genius. To prove Peter wrong, Brian suggests he take a test of the MacArthur Genius Grant. The test results say that Peter is technically mentally challenged. Peter has no problem abusing this handicap until Lois is injured and the kids are taken away because Peter is not mentally fit for parenting.

Writer: Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild
Director: Seth Kearsley
Guest star: Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Phil LaMarr (Various), Ralph Garman (various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Gary Cole (Various) , Cloris Leachman (Cloris Leachman), LeVar Burton (Levar Burton), Gilbert Gottfried (Child Servis)

57. Brian the Bachelor  

First aired: 6/26/2005    Production Code: 4ACX10

"The Bachelorette" comes to Quahog and Brian is chosen to be a contestant. Brian does not like the show, but participates just to have a vacation only to wind up falling in love with the bachelorette. Meanwhile, Chris gets a nasty pimple on his cheek, which talks to Chris and likes to cause mischief.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Johnny Brennan (Various), Chris Cox (Various) , Mark Hentemann (Various), Dr. Drew Pinsky (The Dermatologist (Voice)), Sebastian Siegel (Voice), John Viener (Various), Michael Bell (Allstar (Voice)), Nancy Cartwright (Daffney (Voice)), John Erwin (Various), Jessica Biel (Brooke)

58. 8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter  

First aired: 7/10/2005    Production Code: 4ACX11

Peter runs up his tab at Mort’s Pharmacy. When he is told he has to pay, he decides to sell Meg to the Goldmans, who gives Meg to Neil. When Meg finds out that Neil is dating another girl, she becomes jealous and tries to find herself a boyfriend. Meanwhile, Stewie falls in love with Liddane, his new babysitter.

Writer: Patrick Meighan
Director: Greg Colton
Guest star: Wally Wingert (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Ralph Garman (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various) , John Viener (Various), Hillary Tuck (Various), Denis Martell (Various), David A. Goodman (Various), Joanna Garcia (Various)

59. Breaking Out Is Hard to Do  

First aired: 7/17/2005    Production Code: 4ACX12

Lois's kleptomania lands her in jail, leaving the Griffin household in a worse state of disarray than usual. In an effort to restore their lives Peter breaks Lois out of jail, only to find themselves fugitives living in "Asian Town" Peter takes up sumo wrestling to pay the bills, until Joe sees Peter on television and goes after them. The family takes refuge in the sewers but it is no use; Joe follows them even down there. A miscalculation sends him hurtling towards his certain doom when Lois saves him... which somehow magically absolves her of her crimes.

Writer: Tom Devanney
Director: Kurt Dumas
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Phil LaMarr (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Hunter Gomez (Asian Kid, Terminally Ill Child), Joseph Seal (Chunk, Mikey), Mo Collins (Book Club Lady 1)

60. Model Misbehavior  

First aired: 7/24/2005    Production Code: 4ACX13

Lois fulfills a lifelong dream of being a model. Stewie starts on a multi-level marketing company. Brian in need of cash to buy his de-worming medication agrees to become his salesman.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Sarah Frost
Guest star: Johnny Brennan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various) , Kate Rigg (Brandi and Esperanza)

61. Peter's Got Woods  

First aired: 9/11/2005    Production Code: 4ACX14

Peter and Brian’s friendship becomes strained after Brian begins dating Meg’s high school teacher. Peter finds a replacement in new best friend James Woods, who is visiting Quahog because of a suggestion to rename James Woods High School after Martin Luther King Jr.

Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: Zac Moncrief, Chuck Klein
Guest star: Nicole Sullivan (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Gary Cole (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various) , Jonathan Frakes (Riker), Michael Dorn (Worf), Susana Esteban (Various), Gabrielle Union (Shauna), John Viener (Various), Patrick Stewart (Picard), Alex Breckenridge (Various), James Woods (Himself)

62. Perfect Castaway  

First aired: 9/18/2005    Production Code: 4ACX15

When Peter and the guys decide to go fishing, they end up caught in a storm. Stranded on a desert island, their families fear the worst. Rescued by a cruise ship months later, Peter suprises Lois at home, where he finds out that she has a new husband.

Writer: John Viener
Director: James Purdum
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Adam Carolla (Death), Phil LaMarr (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Corey Burton (The Tribe's People), Jenna von Oy (Various)

63. Jungle Love  

First aired: 9/25/2005    Production Code: 4ACX16

When Chris is supposed to be hazed for a school tradition, he runs off to South America; Peter quickly becomes frustrated by his new job at the beer factory.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Seth Kearsley
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Lisa Wilhoit (Various) , John Viener (Various), Jay Mohr (Joe Pesci), Carrie Fisher (Angela), Mark Hentemann (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), Mia Maestro (Loka)

64. PTV  

First aired: 11/6/2005    Production Code: 4ACX17

After a "wardrobe malfunction" occurs during a live broadcast, the FCC begins to censor all of Peter’s favorite television shows. As a result Peter creates his own TV station “PTV” which broadcasts from of the Griffin home. Peter and Brian create their own edgy programming for the station until the FCC shows up to shut down PTV, and censor all controversial material in Quahog.

Writer: Wellesley Wild, Alec Sulkin
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Chris Sheridan (Various), Keith Ferguson (Various), Hunter Gomez (Various), Olivia Hack (Cindy Brady), Maurice LaMarche (Various), Stacey Scowley (Various)

65. Brian Goes Back to College  

First aired: 11/13/2005    Production Code: 4ACX18

After writing a story for a local magazine, Brian gets a job at The New Yorker. He admitted that he didn't graduate from college and lost his job. So he went back to college. In the end, he failed.

Writer: Matt Fleckenstein
Director: Greg Colton
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), John Viener (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Tara Strong (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various) , Chris Sheridan (Various), Anne-Michelle Seiler (Various)

66. The Courtship of Stewie's Father  

First aired: 11/20/2005    Production Code: 4ACX19

Lois thinks Stewie is trying to kill her due to his lack of quality time with his father, so she orders Peter to spend more time with Stewie. Meanwhile Chris starts a friendship with Herbert.

Writer: Kirker Butler
Director: Kurt Dumas
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Jennifer Jean Snyder (Penelope Cruz), Mo Collins (Ms. Hobson), Carrie Fisher (Angela)

67. The Fat Guy Strangler  

First aired: 11/27/2005    Production Code: 4ACX20

Lois discovers she has a brother named Patrick and therefore takes the family cross-country to meet him. However, it turns out that he's in a mental institution, but Lois thinks he's sane, so she checks him out to live with the Griffins. Meanwhile, Peter starts a Society for the Acceptance of Fat Men. However, the fat men of Quahog are strangled one-by-one.so the Fat Society live in terror. Who is the strangler?

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Sarah Frost
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Tara Strong (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), John Viener (Various) , Chris Sheridan (Various), Dave Boat (Various), Margaret Easley (Hand #2), Alec Sulkin (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Max Burkholder (Various), Will Sasso (Todd), Bob Barker (Himself), Kim Parks (Various), Anne-Michelle Seiler (Various), Robert Downey Jr. (Patrick Pewterschmidt)

68. The Father, The Son, and The Holy Fonz  

First aired: 12/18/2005    Production Code: 4ACX22

When Peter’s dad visits the family, he tries to impose his religious beliefs on the family. But after a mixup with holy-water leaves Stewie in a bubble, Peter decides to form a church around his hero, The Fonz.

Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: James Purdum
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Sarah Utterback (Various), Amir Talai (Hindu Man, Hippie, and Wedding Priest), Sherry Romito (Joanie), Charles Durning (Francis), Paula Abdul (Herself), Sherman Hemsley (Himself), Marion Ross (Mrs. Cunningham), Tom Bosley (Mr. Cunningham)

69. Brian Sings & Swings  

First aired: 1/8/2006    Production Code: 4ACX21

After Brian has a near-death experience in the hospital, he decides to lead a new life. He ends up getting a nightly singing gig with Frank Sinatra Jr., but his new lifestyle doesn't last very long. Meanwhile, Meg, after joining a new after-school group, pretends to be a lesbian.

Writer: Michael Rowe
Director: Chuck Klein, Zac Moncrief
Guest star: Patrick Warburton (Joe), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Chris Sheridan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), John Viener (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various) , Alex Breckenridge (Various), Don LaFontaine (Various), James Burkholder (Various), Frank Sinatra Jr. (Frank Jr.), Stacey Scowley (Various), Ricky Blitt (Laughing Stewie), Mark Borchardt (Himself), Mike Schank (Himself)

70. Patriot Games  

First aired: 1/29/2006    Production Code: 4ACX25

At his high school reunion, Peter tries to impress his fellow classmates. When Peter, heading for the bathroom, charges through the crowd of people, impresses quarterback Tom Brady, who offers Peter a spot on the New England Patriots. Meanwhile, Brian owes Stewie money, after Stewie becomes a sports bookie.

Writer: Mike Henry (VI)
Director: Cyndi Tang
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Ralph Garman (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various) , Jeff Bergman (Various), Alexander Siddig (Various), Martin Savage (Various), Jay Leno (Jay Leno), Carol Channing (Carol Channing), Troy Brown (Troy Brown), Bob Costas (Bob Costas), Tom Brady (II) (Tom Brady)

71. I Take Thee Quagmire  

First aired: 3/12/2006    Production Code: 4ACX23

When Peter wins a maid for a week as a prize on a game show, Quagmire gains an interest in her, and they eventually marry. Quagmire, stricken with his bachelor ways, tries to get out of the marriage. Meanwhile, Lois stops breast-feeding Stewie, who, as a result, goes through withdrawals.

Writer: Steve Callaghan, Don Woodard, Tom Maxwell
Director: Seth Kearsley
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Fred Tatasciore (Various), John Viener (Various), Adam Carolla (Death) , Stephan Cox (Various), Christy Carlson Romano (Quagmire's One Night Stand), Alex Thomas (Dolphin #1 and Dolphin #4), Darrel Heath (Dolphin #2 and Dolphin #3), Beth Littleford (Jane Kaczmarek), Steve Callaghan (Various), Alex Trebek (Himself), Bryan Cranston (Himself)

72. Sibling Rivalry  

First aired: 3/26/2006    Production Code: 4ACX24

Peter gets a vasectomy and loses all his sex drive. Lois begins to gain weight, and as a result, Peter's regains his interest in his wife. When Lois' habits get out of control, she has a heart attack. The surgeon must remove Lois' fat to reach her heart, returning her to her normal weight. Meanwhile, Stewie's half-brother Bertram returns to confront him, where they have a war for control over the playground.

Writer: Cherry Chevapravatdumrong
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Chris Sheridan (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Tara Strong (Various), John Viener (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , Randy Crenshaw (Barbershop Quartet Singer 4), Rick Logan (Barbershop Quartet Singer 3), John Joyce (Barbershop Quartet Singer 2), Bob Joyce (Barbershop Quartet Singer 1), Gavin Dunne (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Wallace Shawn (Bertram)

73. Deep Throats  

First aired: 4/9/2006    Production Code: 4ACX26

Meg becomes an intern for Mayor West. Brian, who is sure that the mayor is corrupt, tries to out him. Brian and Stewie, while undercover, discover that Meg is more than just an intern. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois go back to their folk singing days at a local talent show. When they begin using drugs, Chris stages an intervention.

Writer: Alex Borstein
Director: Greg Colton
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), John Viener (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Kate Jackson (Mrs. King), Frank Welker (Fred), H. Jon Benjamin (Carl)

74. Peterotica  

First aired: 4/23/2006    Production Code: 4ACX27

After reading an erotic novel, Peter gets the idea to write one himself. Carter gets sued for publishing Peter's book on tape and loses all his money, where he is forced to become a middle-class citizen. Meanwhile, Stewie tries to train for the Olympics.

Writer: Patrick Meighan
Director: Kurt Dumas
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various) , Stacey Scowley (Various), Betty White (Herself)

75. You May Now Kiss The...Uh...Guy Who Receives  

First aired: 4/30/2006    Production Code: 4ACX28

Brian's gay cousin Jasper visits the Griffin house and announces that he is engaged to his partner and wants to be married at their house. When Mayor West bans gay marriage in an effort to cover up and bring attention away from a scandal of his own, Brian resorts to hostile actions to try to change the Mayor's mind. Lois and Peter question their view towards gay marriage while Chris joins the "Young Republicans" Club to impress a girl.

Writer: David A. Goodman
Director: Dominic Polcino
Guest star: Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), John Viener (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Lori Alan (Diane), Johnny Brennan (Various) , Alex Breckenridge (Various), Michael Clarke Duncan (Boy on Mushrooms), Stark Sands (Justin), Chad Morgan (Alyssa), Wanda Sykes (Bernice)

76. Petergeist  

First aired: 5/7/2006    Production Code: 4ACX29

Peter wants to top Joe, who just built a new home theater system, so he starts to build a multiplex in his backyard. In doing so, he discovers an Indian burial ground. He finds an Indian chief's skull and the Griffin house becomes haunted. Stewie gets sucked into the television and strange events follow as they try to get Stewie back from the poltergeist.

Writer: Wellesley Wild, Alec Sulkin
Director: Sarah Frost
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Johnny Brennan (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Ralph Garman (Various) , Margaret Easley (Various), Carrot Top (Himself), Stacey Scowley (Various), Bob Costas (Himself)

Special. Bango Was His Name Oh (2)  

First aired: 5/21/2006    Production Code: 4ACX06

Stewie convinces Brian to go on a road trip with him to San Francisco to search for a man Stewie believes is his real father.

Writer: Alex Borstein
Guest star: Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), John Viener (Various) , Jennie Garth (Kelly), Jason Priestley (Brandon), Tori Spelling (Donna), Rene Auberjonois (Odo)

Special. Stu & Stewie's Excellent Adventure (3)  

First aired: 5/21/2006    Production Code: 4ACX07

Stewie finds out that his life in the future is miserable. So he decides to go back in time and change events for the better.

Writer: Gary Janetti
Guest star: Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), John Viener (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Ralph Garman (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various) , Kiefer Sutherland (Introduction voiceover), Adam Borstein (Various), Michael Clarke Duncan (Stork), David A. Goodman (Various)

Special. Stewie B. Goode (1)  

First aired: 5/21/2006    Production Code: 4ACX05

After losing at a swim competition, Stewie tries to eliminate his rival by blowing up a lifeguard tower. His plan backfires though, and Stewie has a near death experience that seems to change him.

Writer: Steve Callaghan, Chris Sheridan
Guest star: Johnny Brennan (Various), John Viener (Various), Don LaFontaine (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Lori Alan (Diane) , Noel Blanc (Elmer Fudd), Rory Thost (Brad and Casper), Kate Rigg (Lara Flynn Boyle), Ron Livingston (Clerk), Gary Janetti (Various)

77. Untitled Griffin Family History  

First aired: 5/14/2006    Production Code: 4ACX30

After robbers enter into the Griffin house, the family tries to gain safety in Peter's panic room. Trapped with no way out, Peter decides to tell his family the history of their ancestry by narrating a chain of events that describe his family's past.

Writer: John Viener
Director: Zac Moncrief
Guest star: Chris Sheridan (Various), John Viener (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Lori Alan (Diane), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Joey Slotnick (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , David A. Goodman (Various), Judith Light (Angela Bower), Alec Sulkin (Various)

78. Stewie Loves Lois  

First aired: 9/10/2006    Production Code: 4ACX32

Stewie becomes obsessed with Lois after she saves Rupert, although Lois doesn't take to the "new" Stewie all too well. Meanwhile, Peter thinks his doctor is molesting him when he undergoes a prostate exam.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Mike Kim
Guest star: Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Phil LaMarr (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), John Viener (Various) , Ellen Albertini Dow (Elderly Woman), Dave Boat (Various), Anne-Michelle Seiler (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various)

79. Mother Tucker  

First aired: 9/17/2006    Production Code: 4ACX31

Peter's mom gets a divorce. Peter feels abandoned until he sees a father figure in his mom's new boyfriend, Tom Tucker. Meanwhile, Brian gets his own NPR style show on the radio.

Writer: Tom Devanney
Director: James Purdum
Guest star: Nicole Sullivan (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Tara Strong (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various) , Joe Lomonaco (Weenie), Phyllis Diller (Thelma), Gore Vidal (Himself), H. Jon Benjamin (Carl), Max Burkholder (Kid), David A. Goodman (Ray Romano), Anne-Michelle Seiler (Various), Tamera Mowry (Woman)

80. Hell Comes to Quahog  

First aired: 9/24/2006    Production Code: 4ACX33

After Peter uses Meg's money to buy himself a tank, she gets a job at the new Superstore in town. However, the Superstore puts all the shops in town out of business and sucks up the city's power supply. Brian and Stewie team up to save the town from the corporate giant.

Writer: Kirker Butler
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Patrick Warburton (Joe), Lori Alan (Diane), Johnny Brennan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), John Viener (Various) , Carrie Fisher (Angela), Dave Boat (Various), Indigo (Girl)

81. Saving Private Brian  

First aired: 11/5/2006    Production Code: 4ACX34

Chris is approached to join the military. Brian goes to the recruiting headquarters to voice his opinion, when Stewie signs himself and Brian up for the military. They pass Boot Camp and are shipped to Iraq, where they try to get honorably discharged by doing anything they can. Meanwhile, Chris decides to join a goth band.

Writer: Cherry Chevapravatdumrong
Director: Cyndi Tang
Guest star: Phil LaMarr (Various), Gary Cole (Various), John Viener (Various), Wally Wingert (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Alec Sulkin (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), Stacey Scowley (Various) , Louis Gossett, Jr. (Sergeant Angryman), Tom Devanney (Marilyn Manson), Juanita Jennings (Woman), Samm Levine (Joey), Denis Martel (Recruit), Enn Reitel (Man)

82. Whistle While Your Wife Works  

First aired: 11/12/2006    Production Code: 4ACX35

When Peter gets hurt and can't work, his boss tells him he needs to speed things up. So Lois goes to the brewery to help him out. Meanwhile, Stewie finds out that Brian is dating a very attractive but not very intelligent woman. He tries to get Brian to break up with her, but Brian can't do it.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Greg Colton
Guest star: Patrick Warburton (Joe), Johnny Brennan (Various), Mike Henry (VI) (Various), John Viener (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), Anne-Michelle Seiler (Various) , Carrie Fisher (Angela), Drew Barrymore (Jillian), Robert Costanzo (Danny DeVito), Barclay DeVeau (Various), Audrey Wasilewski (Bimbo #3)

83. Prick Up Your Ears  

First aired: 11/19/2006    Production Code: 5ACX01

Lois discovers that Chris has some bad information about sex and she volunteers to teach a sex-ed class at the high school. Some parents become upset with her brutal honesty, and they have her replaced. A conservative christian comes to Quahog and gets rid of the condoms at James Woods High. As a result the kids find an interesting loophole. Meanwhile Stewie, terrified of the Tooth Fairy, decides to set traps to destroy him.

Writer: Cherry Chevapravatdumrong
Director: James Purdum
Guest star: Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Gary Cole (Various), John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Kevin Michael Richardson (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Chris Cox (Various) , Drew Barrymore (Jillian), David Cross (Jerry Kirkwood), Steve Callaghan (Various), Mindy Cohn (Natalie), Taylor Cole (Herself), Lauren Conrad (Herself), Margaret Easley (Woman), Kim Parks (Girl), André Sogliuzzo (Mel Gibson)

84. Chick Cancer  

First aired: 11/26/2006    Production Code: 5ACX02

Stewie ties the knot with his old flame Olivia, but their relationship quickly turns, and becomes normal dull marriage. It all escalates when they go on a double date with Brian and Jillian. Meanwhile, Lois introduces Peter to chick flicks, so he decides to make his own movie with a plot based on every chick movie ever.

Writer: Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild
Director: Pete Michels
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Stacey Scowley (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Lori Alan (Diane), Johnny Brennan (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Rachael MacFarlane (Various) , Lizzy Caplan (Various), Jeff Bergman (Various), Dave Boat (Various), Drew Barrymore (Jillian)

85. Barely Legal  

First aired: 12/17/2006    Production Code: 5ACX03

Meg can't find a date to her junior prom, and even though he is dating Jillian, Brian ends up going with Meg. At the prom, Brian gets drunk to make the night pass, but ends up making out with Meg. Meg begins to think of Brian as her boyfriend and becomes obsessed with spending every moment with him. Meanwhile, Peter, Cleveland and Quagmire join the police force to help Joe, and end up saving Brian.

Writer: Kirker Butler
Director: Zac Moncrief
Guest star: Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Lori Alan (Diane), Phil LaMarr (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), John Viener (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Drew Barrymore (Jillian), Lisa Wilhoit (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various) , Barclay DeVeau (Various), Kerrigan Mahan (Various), Natasha Melnick (Various), Garrett Morris (Himself), Tamera Mowry (Prom Girl)

86. Road to Rupert  

First aired: 1/28/2007    Production Code: 5ACX04

Brian sells Rupert at a garage sale. Stewie, who is upset with Brian, takes him cross country to Colorado to find his beloved teddy, and ends up having a ski-off to win back Rupert. Meanwhile, Peter loses his license, so Meg has to drive him around.

Writer: Patrick Meighan
Director: Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Patrick Warburton (Joe), John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various) , Rob Lowe (Stanford), Max Burkholder (Kid), Ted McGinley (Helicopter Rental Guy), Stephen Stanton (N/A), Connor Trinneer (N/A), Dave Wittenberg (N/A), Audrey Wasilewski (Woman)

87. Peter's Two Dads  

First aired: 2/11/2007    Production Code: 5ACX05

After Peters dad, Francis, dies, Thelma tells him that his real father actually lives in Ireland. So Peter and Brian decide to head there in search of his father, who ends up being the town drunk. They decide to play a drinking game to prove his paternity. Meanwhile, Stewie acts out and Lois spanks him. Realizing that he likes being spanked, Stewie does whatever he can to get into trouble.

Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: Cyndi Tang
Guest star: Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Chris Cox (Various), John Viener (Various), Fred Tatasciore (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various) , Phyllis Diller (Thelma), Charles Durning (Francis), Dan Conroy (Man)

88. The Tan Aquatic with Steve Zissou  

First aired: 2/18/2007    Production Code: 5ACX06

When a bully harasses Chris, Peter goes to his defense, but ends up beating him up. Peter realizes bullying is fun and begins to bully everyone in the house. Finally, Chris stands up to Peter and beats him senseless. Meanwhile, Stewie goes out without sunscreen and becomes obsessed with getting a tan. After Brian leaves him in the tanning booth for six hours, Stewie gets sunburned and fears he has cancer. While waiting for the results of his cancer screening, Stewie begins to live his life as if he had only days to live and drives Brian crazy with his demands.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Julius Wu
Guest star: Alec Sulkin (Various), Mike Barker (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), John Viener (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Chris Cox (Various) , Beth Littleford (Fran Drescher), Keir Gilchrist (Kyle), Jeff Bergman (Various), Michael Clarke Duncan (Fozzie)

89. Airport '07  

First aired: 3/4/2007    Production Code: 5ACX08

Quagmire takes Peter to work but Peter messes things up, causing Quagmire to lose his job as a pilot. After not being able find another job, Peter and Cleveland make plans to help him get his old job back. When the plan fails, Quagmire receives advice from his idol, Hugh Hefner.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: John Holmquist
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Phil LaMarr (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Fred Tatasciore (Various) , Barclay DeVeau (Various), Hugh Hefner (Himself)

90. Bill and Peter's Bogus Journey  

First aired: 3/11/2007    Production Code: 5ACX07

Peter helps Bill Clinton with his flat tire, and they soon become friends. They begin spending a lot of time together and Lois begins to believe that Bill is inflicting bad influence on Peter. But when she confronts Bill, they end up having sex. Peter, upset that his wife would do this, tries to get back at Lois by having an affair of his own, but soon realizes that he loves her too much to do so. Meanwhile, Lois and Stewie try to potty-train Brian.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Dominic Polcino
Guest star: Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Wally Wingert (Various), John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various (uncredited)) , Barclay DeVeau (Various), Roy Scheider (Himself)

91. No Meals On Wheels  

First aired: 3/25/2007    Production Code: 5ACX09

The Griffin family decides to start their own restaurant, though have a hard time attracting customers. After Joe promises to help, Peter is excited at the fact of it becoming a local hangout for the police. However, things don't really turn out as hoped, and instead it begins to be popular with the handicapped. When Peter attempts to change the place, a sudden twist of irony quickly changes his mind.

Writer: Mike Henry (VI)
Director: Greg Colton
Guest star: Barclay DeVeau (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Johnny Brennan (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Arnold McCuller (Various), Keith Ferguson (Various), Steve Callaghan (Various), Patrick Stewart (Peter with Patrick Stewart's vocal cords)

92. Boys Do Cry  

First aired: 4/29/2007    Production Code: 5ACX10

Lois gets a job as the church organist, so the family decides to begin going back to church. When Stewie gets sick after receiving communion, the congregation becomes convinced that he has been possessed by the devil. While on the run, the family ends up in Texas, where Peter begins to fit right in with the cowboys, Stewie enters the "Little Miss Texas" pageant, and Chris and Meg sneak into George W. Bush's house.

Writer: Cherry Chevapravatdumrong
Director: Brian Iles
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Chris Cox (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Drew Barrymore (Jillian), Adam West (Mayor Adam West) , Bill Engvall (Duke Dillon), Camilla Stull (Baby Girl), Gilbert Gottfried (Horse), Kirker Butler (Various)

93. No Chris Left Behind  

 

First aired: 5/6/2007    Production Code: 5ACX11

After Chris is expelled from school, he is sent to a boarding school that his grandfather Carter attended, but Chris doesn't exactly fit in. Meanwhile, the chicken returns to pick a fight with Peter.

Writer: Patrick Meighan
Director: Pete Michels
Guest star: Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Gary Cole (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various) , Neil Patrick Harris (Barney), Josh Radnor (Ted)

94. It Takes a Village Idiot, and I Married One  

First aired: 5/13/2007    Production Code: 5ACX12

Lois runs for mayor of Quahog, though she doesn't become the front-runner until she dumbs down her political views. Once in office, she becomes corrupted with the power that she now holds, and begins accepting bribes so that she can buy herself expensive things. Meanwhile, Peter comes to enjoy being the "first lady" of Quahog, and all of the perks that go along with it.

Writer: Alex Borstein
Director: Zac Moncrief
Guest star: Gary Cole (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Johnny Brennan (Various), Lori Alan (Diane), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Fred Tatasciore (Various), John Viener (Various), Carrie Fisher (Angela), Phil LaMarr (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Keith Olbermann (Bob Grossbeard)

95. Meet The Quagmires  

First aired: 5/20/2007    Production Code: 5ACX13

Death grants Peter's wish to go back in time to 1984 when he was 18, but only for one night. He ends up bailing on a date with Lois to hang out with a movie actress. When he returns to the present, he soon realizes that everything is anything but normal, as he is now married to the former actress, and Lois is with Quagmire. Meanwhile, Stewie, Chris and Meg have also taken on Quagmire's charming characteristics.

Writer: Mark Hentemann
Director: Chris Robertson, Dan Povenmire
Guest star: Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Johnny Brennan (Various), Adam Carolla (Death), Chris Cox (Various) , Will Sasso (Various)

96. Blue Harvest  

First aired: 9/23/2007    Production Code: 5ACX16/5ACX22

With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter begins to tell a story, which leads to a Star Wars flashback. Acting out scenes from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Peter plays Han Solo, Lois is Princess Leia, Stewie becomes Darth Vader, Brian plays Chewbacca, and Chris is Luke Skywalker. Cleveland and Quagmire will play the parts of R2-D2 and C-3PO, while Herbert is the wise Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Writer: Alec Sulkin
Director: Dominic Polcino
Guest star: Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Johnny Brennan (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Wally Wingert (Various) , Luke Adams (n/a), H. Jon Benjamin (n/a), Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold), Beverly D'Angelo (Ellen Griswold), Mick Hucknall (Himself), Rush Limbaugh (Himself), Helen Reddy (Herself), Alex Thomas (Various), Don Tai (n/a), Steve Callaghan (Various), Kirker Butler (Various)

98. Movin' Out (Brian's Song)  

First aired: 9/30/2007    Production Code: 5ACX14

Peter convinces Brian to move in with Jillian. Stewie moves in with them to help pay the rent, but he tries to interfere with Brian and Jillian's relationship. Meanwhile, Meg and Chris get jobs at the local convenience store. While Chris and the manager, Carl, talk about their favorite movies, Meg is stuck with all the hard work. She eventually stands up for herself and as a result, gets fired.

Writer: John Viener
Director: Cyndi Tang
Guest star: Drew Barrymore (Jillian), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Alec Sulkin (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), John Viener (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various) , Carla Delaney (Woman), Anthony Tavera (n/a), Audrey Wasilewski (n/a), H. Jon Benjamin (Carl), Jeff Bergman (Various)

Special. The Family Guy 100th Episode Special  

First aired: 11/4/2007    Production Code: 6ACX45

In this special half-hour tribute to Family Guy, in preparation for the show's 100th episode, some of the best moments of the past are revisited, including satirical spoofs, funny jokes, and musical numbers.

Writer: Tom Devanney, Alec Sulkin, John Viener, Wellesley Wild
Guest star: Ralph Garman (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Chris Sheridan (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), John Viener (Various) , Randy Crenshaw (n/a), D.D. Howard (n/a), Bob Joyce (n/a), Rick Logan (n/a), Kate Rigg (n/a)

99. Believe It Or Not, Joe's Walking On Air  

First aired: 10/7/2007    Production Code: 5ACX15

When Joe feels that his disability is holding Bonnie back from living a full life, he decides to get a leg transplant. Excited about his new ability to walk, Joe engages in extreme sports, and soon ditches his current friends, for more active ones. Peter and the guys are upset at how Joe is acting and decide to teach him a lesson.

Writer: Andrew Goldberg
Director: Julius Wu
Guest star: Patrick Warburton (Joe), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Nicole Sullivan (Various), Jeff Bergman (Various) , Jamie Farr (Himself)

100. Stewie Kills Lois (1)  

First aired: 11/4/2007    Production Code: 5ACX17

Lois and Peter sail off on a cruise. Jealous that he was left behind, Stewie's matricidal tendencies are rekindled. When Brian challenges him to actually do it, Stewie carries out his diabolical plan.

Writer: David A. Goodman
Director: John Holmquist
Guest star: Alex Breckenridge (Various), Dave Boat (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Jennifer Tilly (Bonnie), Mark Hentemann (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), John Viener (Various) , Kirker Butler (Various)

101. Lois Kills Stewie (2)  

First aired: 11/11/2007    Production Code: 5ACX18

Presumed dead, Lois returns to name Stewie as the person who tried to kill her. On the look out for Stewie, Joe leads a manhunt around Quahog. Determined to take over the world again, Stewie does whatever he can to become supreme ruler of the world. Desperate to stop Stewie, Lois realizes what she must do.

Writer: Steve Callaghan
Director: Greg Colton
Guest star: Dave Boat (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Adam West (Mayor Adam West), Patrick Warburton (Joe) , Simon Cowell (Himself), Paula Abdul (Herself), Randy Jackson (II) (Himself), Patrick Stewart (Deputy Director Bullock)

102. Padre de Familia  

First aired: 11/18/2007    Production Code: 5ACX20

Peter starts an anti-immigration group; however, he quickly changes his mind when he finds out that he was born in Mexico. Unable to prove his citizenship, pass the naturalization test or convince investigators that his marriage to Lois is for real, he ends up working for Carter as a landscaper, all the while fighting for immigration rights.

Writer: Kirker Butler
Director: Pete Michels
Guest star: Carrie Fisher (Angela) , Lauren Conrad (n/a), Phyllis Diller (Thelma)

103. Peter's Daughter  

First aired: 11/25/2007    Production Code: 5ACX21

After Quahog is hit by a flood, Meg winds up in the hospital in a coma. When she wakes up and sees a cute med student, they immediately hit it off. Overprotective of his daughter, Peter is determined to drive the med student away. That is until Meg reveals that she is pregnant.

Writer: Chris Sheridan
Director: Zac Moncrief
Guest star: Lori Alan (Diane), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Steve Callaghan (Various), Barclay DeVeau (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), D.D. Howard (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), John Viener (Various), Lisa Wilhoit (Various), Jeff Bergman (Various) , Pat Crawford Brown (Sanka Dancer), Carla Delaney (n/a), Damien Fahey (Dr. Michael Milano)

104. McStroke  

First aired: 1/13/2008    Production Code: 5ACX19

Peter decides to grow a mustache, and after being mistaken for a fireman, ends up lending a hand when a fire breaks out at a local fast food restaurant. The owner gives him unlimited burgers as a thank you, but he eats too many and has a stroke. When Peter recovers, he vows to expose the fast-food company for what it really is, becoming friends with a genetically engineered cow along the way.

Writer: Wellesley Wild
Director: Brian Iles
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Phil LaMarr (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Lisa Wilhoit (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various) , Ricardo Montalban (Cow), Camille Guaty (n/a), Ted McGinley (n/a), Denis Martel (n/a)

105. Back to the Woods  

First aired: 2/17/2008    Production Code: 6ACX02

James Woods returns to seek revenge against Peter. James Woods finds Peter's wallet, which he lost at Barry Manilow concert, and procedes to steal Peter's identity, and his family. Peter decides to ruin James' career and image.

Writer: Tom Devanney
Director: Brian Iles
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various), Patrick Warburton (Joe), Lori Alan (Diane), Alex Breckenridge (Various), Ralph Garman (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Mark Hentemann (Various) , James Woods (Himself), Kirker Butler (Various), James Burkholder (Various), Barry Manilow (Himself), Dave Van Dam (Dave Letterman)

106. Play It Again, Brian  

First aired: 3/2/2008    Production Code: 6ACX01

Peter and Lois' marriage hits a bit of a snag. When Brian wins the New England Rising Writer's award, the three of them head to Martha's Vineyard for a nice relaxing vacation. Peter's usual drinking habits take over and he soon spirals out of control, as does Brian's self restraint, as he soon professes his love for Lois. Peter and Brian test their friendship over the woman of their dreams.

Writer: Danny Smith (IV)
Director: John Holmquist
Guest star: John Viener (Various), Danny Smith (IV) (Various), Rachael MacFarlane (Various), Alec Sulkin (Various)

107. The Former Life of Brian  

10.0 Perfect First aired: 4/27/2008    Production Code: 6ACX04

Brian, afraid that he may have lost his last chance at love, searches for a former flame, Tracy. To his surprise, he discovers that he is the father to her son, Dylan. Tracy decides that Brian should raise the boy, and she drops him off at the Griffin's house. When Dylan runs rough-shot in the house, Brian's attitude towards parenting doesn't settle too well with Lois and Peter.

Guest star: Chace Crawford (Boyfriend), Harvey Fierstein (Tracy)

108. Long John Peter  

10.0 Perfect First aired: 5/4/2008    Production Code: 6ACX06

When Peter gets a pet parrot, he begins acting like a pirate. Peter accidentally kills the bird after raising hell through all of Quahog. Meanwhile, when Brian is visiting the vet, Chris falls in love with the intern, Anna.

Guest star: Amanda Bynes (Anna)

Love, Blactually Season 7, Episode 1

  • Sep 28, 2008
In the seventh-season opener, Brian falls in love with a woman he meets in a bookstore, but Stewie urges him to take the relationship slowly, then proceeds to see that he does. This leaves an opening for the lovelorn Cleveland (voice of Mike Henry, who wrote the script). Meredith Baxter has a voice cameo as herself.

Something, Something, Something Dark Side Season 8, Episode 21

  • May 23, 2010

The "Star Wars" saga, "Family Guy"-style, continues with Peter's spin on "The Empire Strikes Back."

The Splendid Source Season 8, Episode 20

  • May 16, 2010
Peter, Quagmire and Joe's search for the source of all dirty jokes leads them to Stoolbend, Va., where they reconnect with old friend Cleveland (voice of Mike Henry) and meet his new family.

Quagmire's Dad Season 8, Episode 19

  • May 9, 2010
Quagmire gets a Mother's Day surprise when his father begins to go through the change of life.

Brian & Stewie Season 8, Episode 18

  • May 2, 2010
Brian and Stewie are locked in a bank vault together, and must deal with each other in new ways. Previously unaired musical segments follow the episode (the series' 150th).

April in Quahog Season 8, Episode 17

  • Apr 11, 2010
It's the day before the end of the world, and folks in Quahog look for ways to pass their final hours. But first, Peter has jury duty. Anne Hathaway and Jason Mraz have voice cameos.

Brian Griffin's House of Payne Season 8, Episode 16

  • Mar 28, 2010
Network executives buy a script that Brian had written for a TV drama and turn it into a raucous comedy, against his wishes, of course. Meanwhile, Meg and Chris accidentally knock Stewie down the stairs while they're fighting, and he won't come to. Charlie Sheen, Elijah Wood and James Woods have voice cameos as themselves.

Peter-assment Season 8, Episode 15

  • Mar 21, 2010
Peter gets a job as a paparazzo, then must fend off the unwanted advances of his boss (voice of Carrie Fisher). Meanwhile, Stewie gets the lead role in a school play, but gets a bad case of stage fright. Richard Dreyfuss and TMZ's Harvey Levin have voice cameos as themselves.

Go Stewie Go Season 8, Episode 14

  • Mar 14, 2010
Stewie auditions for a kids show in drag (the producers are casting girls) and lands the part. He also makes a friend in the cast (voice of Mae Whitman). Meanwhile, Meg dates a boy everyone likes, especially Lois. Other guest voices include Anne Hathaway (Mother Maggie) and Lucas Grabeel (Anthony).

Extra-Large Medium Season 8, Episode 12

  • Feb 14, 2010
When Chris and Stewie get lost in the woods, Lois sees a psychic (voice of Michelle Lee), who assures her that the kids are alright. They turn out to be, and a Griffin-family obsession with ESP takes hold. Meanwhile, Chris falls for a new girl at school.

Dial Meg for Murder Season 8, Episode 11

  • Jan 31, 2010
While tailing Meg to research a magazine article on American teen girls, Brian discovers that she has a secret boyfriend (voice of Chace Crawford), and that he's in jail. But he won't be for long. Allison Janney has a voice cameo as "Woman."

Family Guy Episode Recap: "FOX-y Lady" Season 8, Episode 10

  • Mar 23, 2009 09:08 AM ET
This week on Family Guy, Peter and Chris join creative minds to create a new cartoon show while Lois takes on a new role as a FOX news reporter. Did "Handi-quacks" prove to be a hit? How did Lois do when given a special assignment? Find out and comment on this week's recap of "FOX-y Lady!"

Family Guy Episode Recap: "The Juice is Loose" Season 8, Episode 9

  • Mar 16, 2009 09:01 AM ET
  • by Alex Rocha
Family Guy returns with all new episode as Peter attempts to convince Quahog that O.J. Simpson is innocent of crimes he committed over a decade ago. How did the residents react? Find out in this week's recap of "The Juice is Loose!"

Family Guy Episode Recap: "Family Gay" Season 8, Episode 8

  • Mar 9, 2009 09:55 AM ET
  • by Alex Rocha
Frankly, I found it quite disturbing and creepy after a bit. But what do I know? I'm not the mastermind behind the sitcom. What were your opinions?

Jerome Is the New Black Season 8, Episode 7

  • Nov 22, 2009
Peter and his pals miss Cleveland so much that they decide to replace him with a guy named Jerome (voice of Kevin Michael Richardson). Trouble is, Quagmire can't stand him.

Quagmire's Baby Season 8, Episode 6

  • Nov 15, 2009
Quagmire becomes a not-so-proud papa and quickly realizes that fatherhood crimps his style. He also sells a ham radio to Peter, who uses it to communicate with the ghost of Ronald Reagan. Meanwhile, Stewie clones himself. Voice of Candy: Brittany Snow.

Hannah Banana Season 8, Episode 5

  • Nov 8, 2009
Stewie gets to know Hannah Montana (voice of singer Candace Marie) when she arrives in Quahog for a concert, and discovers something surprising about her. And Chris finally meets the Evil Monkey, who has been bedeviling him, and finds that he's not so evil after all.

Brian's Got a Brand New Bag Season 8, Episode 4

  • Nov 8, 2009
Brian falls in love with an older woman, and he takes flak from the rest of the Griffins for it. Meanwhile, Peter goes on a kicking kick (he kicks just about everyone he meets) after watching the movie "Road House."

Spies Reminiscent of Us Season 8, Episode 3

  • Oct 11, 2009
Two guys (voices of Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase) who turn out to be spies move into Cleveland's old house and soon have dossiers on everybody in Quahog. Then they head to Russia for a secret mission, with suspicious Stewie and Brian in hot pursuit. A "Cleveland Show" crossover includes brief appearances by Cleveland and Tim.

Family Goy Season 8, Episode 2

  • Oct 4, 2009
Lois learns that her mother is Jewish, but it's Peter who embraces Judaism most wholeheartedly---until he has a nighttime conversation with his father's ghost. Voice of Francis' Ghost: Charles Durning. Ben Stein has a voice cameo as a rabbi.

Family Guy Episode Recap: "Road to Multiverse" Season 8, Episode 1

  • Sep 28, 2009 10:48 AM ET

Family Guy returns with its ninth season and kicks it off with a bang! Stewie and Brian travel to parallel universes and provide us with great laughs and some jaw-dropping clips. It's Family Guy Ś what did you expect? Read this week's recap!

Hello everyone! I'm Alex and I'm back for another season of recapping Family Guy! This week the tag-team duo of Brian and Stewie go on another out of this world, or rather universe, journey! With a neat little gadget made by the mad-crazy Stewie, the two are able to travel to parallel universes where things only seem to get stranger and stranger!

Episode VI: It's a Trap Season 9, Episode 18

  • May 22, 2011
The "Star Wars" trilogy ("Family Guy"-style) concludes. But first, Luke (aka Chris) must negotiate for the life of Han Solo (Peter) with Jabba the Hutt (Joe), who has the whip hand, and a henchman named Rancor (voice of Rush Limbaugh). Other guest voices include Anne Hathaway, Carrie Fisher and H. Jon Benjamin.

Foreign Affairs Season 9, Episode 17

  • May 15, 2011
Lois goes to Paris with Bonnie (voice of Jennifer Tilly), leaving Peter in charge at home---and homeschooling Meg and Chris because of a flu scare at James Woods High. In the City of Light, meanwhile, Bonnie announces that she wants to have an affair.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 16

  • May 8, 2011
Stewie creates the universe (or so he says) in order to get back into it. It seems that he and Brian get themselves trapped outside the time-space continuum after fighting near his time machine's control panel, and a big bang is the only way back. Then his diabolical half brother, Bertram (voice of Wallace Shawn), gets his hands on the machine. This is bad news for both Stewie and the rest of the universe.

Brothers & Sisters Season 9, Episode 15

  • Apr 17, 2011
Lois' often-divorced sister (voice of Julie Haggerty) visits---and falls in love with Mayor West. He falls for her, too, and they decide to wed. Peter's also excited because he has never had a brother and he figures that a brother-in-law is close enough. Also appearing are Robert Loggia (as himself), and "Family Ties" alums Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross (as Elyse and Steven).

Tiegs for Two Season 9, Episode 14

  • Apr 10, 2011
Brian enlists Quagmire's help to get a woman (voice of Jessica Stroup) to go out with him. Meanwhile, Peter loses it when the dry cleaner loses his favorite white shirt. Other guest voices include Cheryl Tiegs (as herself) and Drew Barrymore (Jillian).

Trading Places Season 9, Episode 13

  • Mar 20, 2011
Chris and Meg switch roles with Peter and Lois for a week after the kids complain about the punishment the grown-ups mete out after they crash Peter's dirt bike, which they took without permission.

The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair Season 9, Episode 12

  • Mar 6, 2011
With Bonnie (voice of Jennifer Tilly) out of town, Meg checks in on Joe (Patrick Warburton), but gets a little too involved with him, to everyone's consternation---especially Joe's. Meanwhile, Stewie decides that he's not bad enough, and decides to do something about it.

German Guy Season 9, Episode 11

  • Feb 20, 2011
Needing a hobby, Chris takes up puppetry after he meets an aging German-born puppeteer. Trouble is, the man is hiding an unsavory past.

Friends of Peter G. Season 9, Episode 10

  • Feb 13, 2011
Following a drunken rampage in a movie theater, Peter and Brian are sentenced to attend AA meetings. But Peter won't see the error of his ways, so Death (voice of Adam Corolla) pays him a visit and shows him what a life of sobriety would be like.

And I'm Joyce Kinney Season 9, Episode 9

  • Jan 16, 2011
Lois makes friends with new Ch. 5 coanchor Joyce Kinney (voice of Christine Lakin)---or thinks she does. Helen Reddy sings the Ch. 5-news theme song.

New Kidney in Town Season 9, Episode 8

  • Jan 9, 2011
Peter needs a new kidney after his energy-drink addiction causes renal failure. Meanwhile, Chris is chosen to introduce the president at school after winning an essay contest. Trouble is, Meg wrote the essay. Drew Carey has a voice cameo as himself as host of "The Price is Right."

Road to the North Pole Season 9, Episode 7

  • Dec 12, 2010
Brian and Stewie have a thing or two to teach Santa Claus about holiday cheer (and they travel to the North Pole to do it) after the jolly old elf gives them the brush-off at the Quahog Mall. David Boreanaz has a voice cameo as himself, as does Ron MacFarlane, father of series creator Seth MacFarlane.

Brian Writes a Bestseller Season 9, Episode 6

  • Nov 21, 2010
Brian finally hits literary pay dirt with a self-help book he dashes off and, not surprisingly, the fame goes to his head. Then his agent---Stewie---gets him on "Real Time With Bill Maher," and Maher (in a live-action sequence) turns out to be no fan. Arianna Huffington and Dana Gould have cameos as Brian's fellow panelists, and Ashley Tisdale provides the voice of a woman who wants Brian to autograph his book.

Baby, You Knock Me Out Season 9, Episode 5

  • Nov 14, 2010
Peter talks Lois into stepping into the ring at women's fight night at a Quahog club, and soon she's displaying pugilistic skills she never knew she had.

Halloween on Spooner Street Season 9, Episode 4

  • Nov 7, 2010
It's Halloween in Quahog, and Brian is showing Stewie how to trick-or-treat. Meanwhile, Peter and Joe are playing tricks on Quagmire; and Meg is going to a Halloween party dressed as a "slutty cat."

Welcome Back Carter Season 9, Episode 3

  • Oct 10, 2010
Lois' mom wants a divorce after her husband, Carter, is caught having an affair by Peter, who then becomes Carter's wingman as he returns to single life.

Family Guy Episode Recap: "Family Goy" Season 9, Episode 2

  • Oct 5, 2009 10:24 AM ET

This week on Family Guy, Peter falls in love with Kathy Ireland and Lois discovers a family secret. Got your interest? Read the all new FG recap.

And Then There Were Fewer Season 9, Episode 1

  • Sep 26, 2010
A murder mystery set in the mansion of the newly born-again James Woods (voice of James Woods), who has invited much of Quahog to meet his new companion (voice of Ashley Tisdale). The killer, notes Joe, "is one of us."

Lottery Fever

Season 10, Episode 1

9/25/11

The Griffins win the lottery.

Seahorse Seashell Party

Season 10, Episode 2

10/2/11

A storm hits the towns of Stoolbend, Quahog and Langley Falls. To help pass the time and calm his nerves, Brian consumes some questionable substances and has trouble sobering up. Meanwhile, Meg goes off the deep end after the family takes one too many jabs at her.

Screams of Silence: The Story of Brenda Q.

Season 10, Episode 3

10/30/11

When Quagmire suffers an accident, he learns that his sister Brenda needs help, so he asks Peter and Joe to kill her abusive boyfriend, Jeff.

Stewie Goes for a Drive

Season 10, Episode 4

11/6/11

Ryan Reynolds pays a visit to Quahog and becomes obsessed with Peter. Meanwhile, Stewie tries to be a big boy and steals the family car for a joy ride but lands in a bit of trouble.

Back to the Pilot

Season 10, Episode 5

11/13/11

Brian and Stewie travel back in time to the very first Season 10, Episode of the series.

Thanksgiving

Season 10, Episode 6

11/20/11

Lois cooks a big Thanksgiving meal and invites the whole crew over for dinner, and Joe is shocked when his formerly M.I.A. son, Kevin Swanson, returns from Iraq.

Amish Guy

Season 10, Episode 7

11/27/11

On the return from an adventurous day at an amusement park, the Griffins' car breaks down in Amish country and they are stranded with no way out. When Meg falls for an Amish boy, the Griffins then find themselves in a crusade against the conservative locals.

Cool Hand Peter

Season 10, Episode 8

12/4/11

Peter and the guys take a stand against their wives and flee to the Deep South on a road trip. On the way there, the men earn a one-way ticket to jail. But when they decide to make a runáfor it, Joe's quick planning and Peter's seductive ways help them escape. Meanwhile, Lois spends some quality time with the girls and they engage in childish antics.

Grumpy Old Man

Season 10, Episode 9

12/11/11

After Lois's father, Carter, falls asleep while driving, the Griffins realize he is getting close to retirement, and visit retirement communities in Florida.

Meg and Quagmire

Season 10, Episode 10

1/8/12

When Meg finally turns 18, Quagmire seizes the opportunity to pursue his next romantic conquest. As the new couple's relationship blossoms, Peter stops at nothing to come in between his daughter and his creepy friend.

The Blind Side

Season 10, Episode 11

1/15/12

Brian starts dating a blind girl and things get a little dicey when she divulges that she hates dogs. Meanwhile, the Griffin family installs a new staircase in their home when Peter keeps falling on the old one and decides to live upstairs full-time.

Livin' on a Prayer

Season 10, Episode 12

1/29/12

When Stewie's new best friend falls ill, Lois takes him to the hospital where she finds out he has a critical, but treatable, disease. However, the boy's parents refuse treatment due to their religious beliefs, leaving Lois no choice butáto take drastic measures to seek treatment for the boy herself. Meanwhile, Peter has a religious experience of his own.

Tom Tucker: The Man and his Dream

Season 10, Episode 13

2/12/12

When Peter decides to become a famous actor, he becomes Tom Tucker's agent as his first step toward stardom. Meanwhile, Chris dates a girl who looks disturbingly like a member of the Griffin household.

Be Careful What You Fish For

Season 10, Episode 14

2/19/12

When Peter and the guys try to salvage a sunken Mercedes-Benz, Peter half-heartedly promises a favor to a helpful dolphin. Soon the dolphin moves to Quahog, outstays his welcome at Peter's and moves into Cleveland's house across the street. Peterátries to reunite the dolphin with his ex-wife in hopes that he'll return to the ocean, but his plan backfires and the whole dolphin family moves into Cleveland's.

Burning Down the Bayit

Season 10, Episode 15

3/4/12

Overwhelmed with financial troubles, Mort asks Peter and Quagmire to help him save his pharmacy. However, things take a turn for the worse when the trio decides to burn it down to collect insurance money.

Killer Queen

Season 10, Episode 16

3/11/12

When Peter and Chris go away to fat camp, they cross paths with a serial killer who targets overweight kids. Meanwhile, Stewie is traumatized by the frightening cover of a Queen album.

Forget-Me-Not

Season 10, Episode 17

3/18/12

When a seemingly innocent guy's night out takes a sudden turn, Peter, Joe, Brian and Quagmire wake up in a hospital and discover that their memories have been erased and Quahog has been deserted.

You Can't Do That on Television, Peter

Season 10, Episode 18

4/1/12

After Peter's favorite children's television show gets cancelled, he takes matters into his own hands by creating and starring in his own show for kids. Meanwhile, Meg begins an internship at the hospital with Dr. Hartman.

Mr. and Mrs. Stewie

Season 10, Episode 19

4/29/12

Stewie becomes smitten when he meets a girl who happens to be the female version of himself. Meanwhile, Peter and Quagmire take their friendship to a new level.

Leggo My Meg-O

Season 10, Episode 20

5/6/12

When Meg travels abroad to Europe, her exciting adventure comes to a halt when she gets kidnapped. Brian and Stewie embark on an action-packed mission to find her before it's too late.

Tea Peter

Season 10, Episode 21

5/13/12

After Quahog City Hall threatens to shut down Peter's illegally-run business, Peter joins the Tea Party and successfully campaigns to shut down the government. As a result of all the chaos in Quahog, Peter's father-in-law, Carter, reaps the benefits.

Family Guy Viewer Mail #2

Season 10, Episode 22

5/20/12

Internal Affairs

Season 10, Episode 23

5/20/12

 

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