Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jan 31, 1999
Peter ignores his wife's warning about a bachelor party. Voices include Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green and Phil LaMarr.
Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jan 31, 1999
Peter ignores his wife's warning about a bachelor party. Voices include Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green and Phil LaMarr.
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Apr 11, 1999
Peter (voice of Seth MacFarlane) learns to live without TV when he crashes his car into a satellite dish. Meanwhile, Stewie devises a climate-control machine.
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Apr 18, 1999
The Griffins prepare for Stewie's first birthday party, but the precocious lad hatches a plan of his own.
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Apr 25, 1999
Under house arrest, Peter builds a bar in the basement to have his friends over. And the joint is jumpin', much to Lois' dismay.
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: May 2, 1999
When Peter's neighbor---an award-winning ballplayer and cop---makes him feel inadequate, Peter tries to become a hero.
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: May 9, 1999
On their way to New York, the Griffins take a wrong turn and end up at a Native American gambling casino, where luck proves to be no lady for Lois (voice of Alex Borstein). Comic Bobby Slayton provides the voice of a pit boss named Lenny.
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: May 16, 1999
Brian leaves home after his refusal to perform during a dog show prompts a rift with Peter, who later sees Brian whisked away to the pound, where he's marked for death.
Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 1999
The Griffins are movin' on up (to a Newport mansion, specifically), when Lois inherits a "weekend house" from a rich aunt. Robin Leach provides his own voice in a "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" spoof.
Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 1999
Peter's dour and devout 80-year-old father (voice of Colm Meaney) moves in with the Griffins after he retires from the mill where he has worked for 50 years. He's a hellfire-and-damnation man, and he thinks family is heading south.
Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Dec 26, 1999
The Griffins usher in the Millennium with a bang----a nuclear one. Victoria Principal and Patrick Duffy have cameos (as their "Dallas" characters Pam and Bobby Ewing) in a live-action coda to the program, in which every Y2K bug that can bite Quahog (and the rest of the world) does. But the Griffins survive and head off, "Mad Max"-like, on a sardonic odyssey through post-apocalyptic New England, where Griffin's Law prevails---until Peter shoots himself in the foot.
Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2000
Brian is having "accidents" (on rugs and other places) and seeks out a therapist (voice of Sam Waterston) to find out why. The therapist's conclusion: Brian's in love. The object of his yearning: Lois.
Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2000
Peter and his neighbors enter a float in Quahog's annual Harvest Festival Parade. They win, but then the trophy turns up missing and the winners all suspect each other of stealing it. Meanwhile, Meg (voice of Lacey Chabert) needs $1100 for a purse, so she takes a waitress job, and takes Stewie with her---pretending that she's an unwed mother and Stewie is her crack baby.
Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2000
Peter survives a health scare but gets a killer bill. So he writes "deceased" next to his name on a form---and is visited by the Grim Reaper himself. How, Peter wonders, did Death get the form? "It was e-mailed to me by your HMO." But Death must take a forced holiday when he sprains his ankle chasing Peter, who has no desire to go gently into that good night.
Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2000
Lois is named artistic director of the Quahog Players and makes Peter the producer of the troupe's upcoming show, "The King and I." She had to find something for him to do---Peter was complaining about a lack of outlets for his "creativity" (and he certainly can't act).
Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2000
Peter's sense of humor is no laughing matter to the woman who sues him for sexual harassment. He can escape the lawsuit, though---by attending a training session on workplace sensitivity. It's a chance for him to get in touch with his feminine side. Candice Bergen provides the voice of feminist lawyer Gloria Ironbachs.
Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2000
When Peter and Chris's favorite TV show, "Gumbel 2 Gumbel," is canceled, Peter concocts a plan to get it uncanceled. He goes to the Grant-a-Dream Foundation and says that Chris is dying. His dream: bring back the Gumbels. It's granted, but Peter's "white lie" comes back to plague him.
Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Apr 11, 2000
Peter and school-board candidate Lois have divergent views on an education issue, so Peter decides to run against her. The issue: a wacky old science teacher of Peter's is fired after the school's annual "egg drop" experiment because he had the kids drop California-condor eggs. Meanwhile, Chris gets into trouble at school for peeking into the girls' locker room.
Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Apr 18, 2000
A New York art dealer sees a painting of Chris's and immediately christens "Christobel" as the next big thing in art. So the Griffins head for the Big Apple for the launch of his career. Candice Bergen, Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto and Charles Kimbrough have cameos as their "Murphy Brown" characters.
Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Apr 25, 2000
Everything Lois and Peter do seems to embarrass Meg, and now the Griffins are to be featured on a reality TV show. Not surprisingly, Meg is appalled. To make matters worse for her, the audience-research report comes in and she's the "least popular."
Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: May 30, 2000
Hope and Crosby they're not, but Brian and Stewie do have some odd adventures when they bum their way across the country together after losing their plane tickets. In another plotline, Lois makes Peter watch a video designed to help couples communicate more effectively. Sam Waterston has a cameo as Brian's analyst. The topic: Brian's loss of his mother.
Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Jun 6, 2000
A psychedelic drug craze (licking Colombian toads) hits Quahog's teens, so Peter goes undercover at the high school to stop it, and ends up being the most popular guy in school. Scenes send up John Hughes movies and "Grease."
Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Jun 13, 2000
Lacking excitement in her life, Lois decides to get a job, and Peter steers her toward being a flight attendant (because husbands fly free). Elsewhere, Stewie is dispatched to a day-care center, where he promptly falls in love with a girl named Janet (voice of Tara Charendoff). This rattles him. "I want absolutely nothing to do with the wretched enterprise," he declares, to no avail.
Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Jun 27, 2000
Tired of being overweight, Chris (voice of Seth Green) decides to diet and exercise. That doesn't work, but there's always liposuction and plastic surgery---if not for Chris, then for another Griffin man (Peter---the one with the fat head).
Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Jun 27, 2000
Peter finds himself tied to the mob after he buys a car that turns out to be a lemon, and a wiseguy (voice of Jon Cryer) offers lemon aid. Other guest voices include Michael Chiklis (Big Fat Paulie) and Alan King (the Don).
Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Jul 12, 2000
When Peter goes to City Hall for a pool permit, he discovers that the Griffin house is not located in Quahog---or even in the U.S. And so a new nation---Petoria---is born. Not surprisingly, Peter (voice of series creator Seth MacFarlane) proves to be a saber-rattler, and that leads to a cooling in U.S.-Petorian relations.
Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2000
Luke Perry (who provides his own voice) is the subject of Meg's journalistic excess. Actually, it's Peter's: he writes an article "outing" Perry (with no evidence whatsoever), puts Meg's name on it and submits it to her school newspaper.
Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2000
The men of Quahog drink themselves into stupors trying to win a contest sponsored by the mysterious brewer Pawtucket Pete. The prize: a tour of his near-mystical brewery (and a lifetime supply of beer). Meanwhile, Lois (voice of Alex Bornstein), a frustrated pianist who competes vicariously through the students she teaches, finds one with real promise just before a big competition.
Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2000
Chris takes up with Quagmire when he feels neglected by Peter, who coaches Cleveland Jr. to play with him in a golf tournament.
Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Jul 11, 2001
Family dog Brian is "in a rut" so he tries volunteerism, then takes a job as a dope-sniffing narc for the Quahog P.D. Trouble is, he likes what he sniffs a bit too much.
Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2001
Brian heads to Hollywood to be screenwriter and the others follow when Stewie is chosen to be on "Kids Say the Darndest Things." Stewie doesn't exactly hit it off with host Bill Cosby but Brian does make his mark in show business, if not in the way he had intended (as a porn "auteur").
Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2001
A conglomerate buys Happy Go Lucky Toys and installs Peter (voice of series creator Seth McFarlane) as president. The conglomerate also owns a tobacco company, and before long Peter is on his way to Washington to testify before Congress on the benefits of smoking.
Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2001
Peter and his pals catch a beer-besotted version of the "Spirit of '76" when a Brit buys the Drunken Clam and turns it into an English pub. As it happens, pub owner Nigel Pinchley (voice of series creator Seth MacFarlane) and his family move in next door to the Griffins, and Stewie (also voiced by MacFarlane) plays 'Enry 'Iggins to Nigel's Cockney-accented 3-year-old daughter.
Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2001
Meg makes the flag-girl squad at James Woods High. That's "almost a cheerleader," she boasts, but it doesn't impress the cool kids. Meanwhile, Peter (voice of series creator Seth MacFarlane) develops a severe case of Chris-envy.
Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2001
Peter pays a price when he plays golf on his anniversary---he's struck by lightning. Adam Carolla provides the voice of the Grim Reaper, who guides Peter through his "near death experience," which leads to a "revelation" concerning Lois. Also, Peter offers the Reaper dating tips.
Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2001
With a few tae-jitsu lessons under her black belt, Lois (voice of Alex Borstein) turns herself into Quahog's answer to Xena, cutting a wide swath through the hordes of obnoxious leaf-peeping tourists from New York. But soon her violent ways begin to hit home.
Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Aug 29, 2001
Meg (voice of Mila Kunis) gets an internship at a TV station. It's a dream job...because she thinks the station's male anchor is dreamy. But it turns nightmarish when the station's other intern, "the biggest dork on the planet," gets a crush on her. Meanwhile, a bully steals Stewie's tricycle.
Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Sep 5, 2001
Peter's boss, Mr. Weed, dies suddenly (at the Griffins' house, as it happens), and the toy factory dies with him. Not surprisingly, Peter's "career transition" is less than smooth. Then he decides to follow his 25-year-old dream and become a jouster at Quahog's Renaissance Faire.
Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Sep 19, 2001
A jobless Peter decides on a line of work fit for "a real New England man": He becomes a fisherman. But there's something fishy about the bank that finances his boat. Meanwhile, Meg and Lois do some serious spring-break partying (Lois does, anyway) at Rhode Island's Narragansett Beach.
Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2001
A jobless Peter decides on a line of work fit for "a real New England man": He becomes a fisherman. But there's something fishy about the bank that finances his boat. Meanwhile, Meg and Lois do some serious spring-break partying (Lois does, anyway) at Rhode Island's Narragansett Beach.
Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2001
Waylon Jennings has a voice cameo in an episode in which the Griffins discover Southern hospitality---courtesy of the Witness Protection Program. They're in hiding because the convenience-store thief Chris fingers escapes from jail and vows revenge. But should he track Chris (voice of Seth Green) down, he'll have to contend with Sheriff Peter Griffin (series creator Seth MacFarlane).
Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Nov 29, 2001
Peter can't stop trying to impress Lois's father, Mr. Pewterschmidt, and Brian can't take his eye off Pewterschmidt's racing grayhound. Bob Barker has a voice cameo as himself. Series creator Seth MacFarlane provides the voices of Peter, Brian, Pewterschmidt, Bill Gates, an ape and a cockroach.
Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2001
When Chris adopts hip-hop speech, Peter (who can't understand a word he's saying) decides to teach his son about his roots. He makes a startling discovery. Meanwhile, Stewie becomes enchanted with the Buddy Cianci Junior High cheerleaders.
Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Dec 20, 2001
Joe, Quahog's disabled cop, is depressed after failing to nab a perp, so Peter suggests he compete in the Special People's Games as a confidence booster. His event: the decathlon. His competition: "a trash-talking quadriplegic" (voice of series creator Seth MacFarlane). Tony Danza and Valerie Bertinelli have voice cameos as actors playing Joe and his wife, Bonnie, in a movie.
Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Dec 21, 2001
It may be the season, but Peter's anything but merry when holiday preparations prevent him from watching his favorite Christmas special, "KISS Saves Santa." And soon the family experiences the same lack of spirit when they're compelled to do last-minute shopping. Members of KISS provide their own voices.
Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2002
Brian, depressed over bad luck in love, is convicted of DUI and sentenced to care for an ornery old woman whose past comes to the attention of celebrity watcher A.J. Benza. Meanwhile, Peter grows a beard, which displeases Lois (who isn't alone in thinking that it's for the birds).
Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2002
Stewie displays some show-business talent---as long as he's paired with a girl he despises; Meg develops a crush on a teenage nudist. Fred Willard has a voice cameo as the boy's father (who's also a nudist).
Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2002
Lois runs into an old male friend from school and they renew their friendship. When Peter finds out, he gets jealous, to say the least. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie get themselves stuck together with industrial-strength glue. Jennifer Love Hewitt has a voice cameo as herself.
Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2002
Brian and Stewie stow away on a plane they think is bound for England. They're wrong, and soon they're in Saudi Arabia, at the beginning of a long, strange trip back home. Meanwhile, back in the U.S., Peter and Lois have an odd encounter with KISS.
Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2002
Three mini-episodes. In the first, a genie grants Peter three wishes and he ends up being propositioned by Catherine Zeta-Jones (voice of Alex Borstein). Then, exposure to toxic waste gives the Griffins super powers (one per Griffin). Finally, in flashbacks, L'il Peter braves a haunted house (for awhile) to impress L'il Lois.
Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: Dec 10, 2004
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.
Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: May 1, 2005
Peter decides to take Lois on a second honeymoon. But when things go awry, they end up posing as a famous actor/director to stay in his fancy hotel suite, where they inadvertently discover a copy of "The Passion of the Christ 2: Crucify This." Peter and Lois attempt to destroy the film and end up in a high-speed chase with two Catholic priests hell-bent on saving the movie.
Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: May 8, 2005
When Chris' teacher wins the lotto and quits, Brian fills in as the substitute. All's well until Brian is moved to another class where he must teach troubled kids to aim low. Meanwhile, Chris is instantly smitten with his new teacher, Mrs. Lockhart, who promises to be with him if he kills her husband. But when Lois finds the teacher's written instructions in Chris' laundry, she and Stewie conspire together to find answers and teach Chris a lesson.
Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: May 15, 2005
Peter becomes jealous of his friends' achievements - Mort bowls a perfect game, Joe gets a guilty Quagmire off on unsavory charges and Quagmire accidentally saves a woman's life - so he decides to break a Guinness record to achieve something that he will be remembered for after he dies. After accidentally blinding himself, Peter wanders into the Drunken Clam while it's on fire and unknowingly saves Horace from the flames, becoming a local hero.
Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Jun 5, 2005
When Meg asks a cute boy at school on a date and he turns her down, she looks to her family for support. In an effort to cheer her up, Lois takes Meg to the mall, where she gets the ultimate makeover. Meanwhile, Peter tries to start a band with the guys, but it's Meg's new look that has the record producers singing their praises. So the Griffins form a traveling family band that takes them all the way to New York to perform on "Saturday Night Live".
Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Jun 12, 2005
When Peter hears screams coming from Cleveland and Loretta's house, he tries to help but discovers Loretta in a compromising position. Peter identifies the other man as Quagmire and decides to tell Cleveland of his wife's extracurricular activities. But when Loretta walks out on Cleveland he doesn't take it lying down.
Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Jun 19, 2005
At a game night among friends, Lois lets Peter win at Trivial Pursuit, which leads Peter to gloat and think he's a genius. Brian knows the truth and challenges Peter to prove his intelligence by getting an IQ test. But when the test results determine Peter is legally mentally challenged, everyone ends up looking stupid.
Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Jun 26, 2005
When "The Bachelorette" comes to Quahog, they recruit Brian to be a contestant. He signs up for the free martinis and food, but ends up falling in love with the reality starlet, Brooke. Brian wins her heart - and the final rose - but when the cameras are turned off, this romance made in TV heaven takes a turn for the worse. Meanwhile, Chris gets a horrible case of acne.
Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2005
When Peter runs up a tab at the local pharmacy, the only way out of paying the bill is to sell Meg to the owner's son, Neil, who has been stalking her for months. But when Neil starts dating another girl, Meg becomes jealous and goes on the hunt to find a boyfriend of her own. Meanwhile, Stewie goes gaga over his hot new babysitter, Liddane.
Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Jul 17, 2005
When Lois is short on cash and can't pay her grocery store bill, she resorts to stealing. The adrenaline rush from shoplifting sends her on a stealing spree that spirals out of control and leaves her behind bars. Back at home, the family is a mess without Lois, so Peter and the kids decide to break her out of the clinker to get things back to normal.
Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Jul 24, 2005
When the Griffins visit Lois' parents, Lois realizes that her father prevented her from fulfilling her lifelong dream of becoming a model, so she returns to Quahog and hits the catwalk. Lois is an instant hit, but the glamorous world goes to her head and Peter has to step in to get her back on track. Meanwhile, Stewie starts a pyramid scheme business and hires Brian as his assistant.
Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Sep 11, 2005
When Brian attends a PTA meeting, he meets Meg's high school teacher and starts to date her. This new relationship puts a strain on Peter and Brian's friendship, so Peter finds solace in new best friend, James Woods. Meanwhile, -The Da Vinci Code- leaves Stewie unable to sleep .
Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Sep 18, 2005
When Peter and the guys go on a fishing trip, they end up in choppy waters that leave them stranded on a desert island. Months later, the guys are rescued from the island and Peter returns home to discover the new man of the house has a bark that's worse than his bite.
Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Sep 25, 2005
When Chris discovers he'll be hazed as part of a high school ritual, he runs away to South America, where he assimilates to the uncivilized, tribal culture. Meanwhile, Peter is forced to look for a job, but after several failed attempts he decides he's tired of starting at the bottom of the ladder. While Peter visits Chris in the South American jungle, tribal members treat him like a god, but both Peter and Chris learn that they can't run away from their problems forever.
Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Nov 6, 2005
After a controversial mishap occurs during a live broadcast, the FCC begins to censor all of Peter's favorite television shows. Peter retaliates by creating his own TV station - PTV - which he operates out of the Griffin home. Peter and Brian create some edgy hits for the station, until the FCC shows up and starts to regulate their everyday life.
Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Nov 13, 2005
After writing a story for a local magazine, Brian lands a job with the prestigious New Yorker. However, his college dropout status haunts him so he decides to go back to Brown University to get his degree. As Brian struggles to pass his class, Stewie enjoys the college lifestyle. Meanwhile, Peter and his friends combine forces to help the city.
Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Nov 20, 2005
When Stewie intensifies his efforts to kill Lois, she thinks he is acting out and orders Peter to spend more time with him. They begin to do some bonding until a theme park outing ends disastrously. Meanwhile, Chris does some bonding of his own when he develops a friendship with Herbert after breaking his window.
Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Nov 27, 2005
When Lois drags Peter to the doctor for a physical, his prognosis is clear: he's too fat. This news drives Peter to form the NAAFP, an advocacy group for the advancement of fat people. Meanwhile, Lois discovers her long-lost brother, Patrick, and fights to get him released from an insane asylum. But a string of fat guys go missing soon after, and Peter and the NAAFP ban together to get to the bottom of it.
Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Dec 18, 2005
When Peter's dad visits the Griffins, he tries to impose his religious beliefs on the family. But after a mishap leaves Stewie stuck living in a bubble, Peter searches for a new religion finding faith in his television hero the Fonz. But -Happy Days- are not quite here as the newly established Church of the Fonz struggles to retain its members.
Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Jan 8, 2006
After an accident lands Brian in the hospital, he has a near-death experience that leads him to take a new lease on life. He finds a passion for singing and develops a new nightly gig with Frank Sinatra Jr., but his "live in the moment" lifestyle only goes so far. Meanwhile, Meg's sexuality swings the other way.
Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Jan 29, 2006
At his high school reunion, Peter pretends to be a big-shot millionaire to impress his classmates, but the truth comes out when he meets Tom Brady and loses all self-control. Peter makes a drunken run for the bathroom that impresses Brady and lands Peter a spot on the New England Patriots football team. Life is great for the Griffins until Peter's new high profile goes to his head. Meanwhile, Stewie becomes a sports bookie .
Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Mar 12, 2006
When Peter goes on a television game show and wins a maid for a week, Quagmire becomes smitten with her and ends up popping the question. But when Quagmire's bachelor tendencies resurface, he takes some serious steps to get out of the marriage. Meanwhile, Stewie fights against breast-feeding withdrawals when Lois tries to wean him.
Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: Mar 26, 2006
After a pregnancy scare, Peter reluctantly agrees to get a vasectomy. But after the operation, Peter's sex drive becomes nonexistent. When Lois packs on some extra pounds, Peter's interest is renewed and things heat back up in the bedroom until her unhealthy eating habits get the best of her. Meanwhile, Stewie's half-brother and archrival Beltram confronts him and they declare an all-out war for control over the playground.
Episode: 4x23 | Airdate: Apr 9, 2006
When Meg lands an internship with Mayor West, Brian argues that he's corrupt. Determined to expose his shady ways, Brian and Stewie go undercover and discover that Meg is in deeper than they thought. Meanwhile, a local talent show brings Peter and Lois back to their folk singing days. Unfortunately, they also revert back to their hippie ways and Chris must stage an intervention.
Episode: 4x24 | Airdate: Apr 23, 2006
After reading an erotic novel, Peter decides to write one of his own and gets Carter to publish it. But when Carter gets sued for Peter's book on tape, he loses all his money and is forced to become a middle-class citizen, much to his chagrin. Meanwhile, with the flick of a switch, Chris becomes a genius and competes with Stewie to take over the world.
Episode: 4x25 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2006
While visiting the Griffins, Brian's gay cousin Jasper announces he's engaged to his partner and wants to be married in their home. But when Mayor West bans gay marriage in Quahog to cover up an unrelated scandal, Brian becomes a crazed activist and resorts to hostile ways to change the mayor's decision. Meanwhile, Lois questions her view toward gay marriage and Chris joins the extremist "Young Republicans" group to win a girl's heart.
Episode: 4x26 | Airdate: May 7, 2006
After Joe builds a new home theater system, Peter tries to top it by building a multiplex in his backyard and discovers an Indian burial ground. But when he takes an Indian chief's skull, the house becomes haunted and Stewie pulls a "Carol Anne" and gets sucked into the television. Unfortunately for the Griffins, getting Stewie back from the poltergeist is just the beginning.
Episode: 4x27 | Airdate: May 14, 2006
When the Griffins get robbed, the family runs into Peter's panic room to escape the trespassers. Now isolated and trapped, Peter insists the family know about their ancestry and narrates a chain of events in world history that explain the Griffin name. Meanwhile, after Meg is chosen to go back into the house, she scares off the robbers in an unexpected way.
Episode: 4x28 | Airdate: May 21, 2006
After a competitive swim lesson, Stewie tries to destroy his rival by blowing up the lifeguard tower. But when his plan backfires and he has a near-death experience, Stewie turns to the bottle to numb himself. A bizarre chain of events leads Stewie and Brian on a road trip to San Francisco, where Stewie confronts a guy he believes is his real father. But when it turns out he's actually Stewie in the future, Stewie gets a glimpse of his dismal adult life and realizes he must return to his own time and rewrite history. Meanwhile, Peter's rants on everyday irritations become a new hit segment on the Quahog Nightly News.
Episode: 4x29 | Airdate: May 21, 2006
California, here they come---Stewie and Brian head to San Francisco in Quagmire's van to search for the man Stewie's convinced is his real father. Meanwhile, Lois and Peter "help" Chris and Meg with their dating skills to get them out of the house.
Episode: 4x30 | Airdate: May 21, 2006
Stewie travels 35 years into the future and doesn't like what he finds: himself, who's known as Stu as an adult. So Stewie goes about remaking Stu's life, despite Stu's objections.
Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2006
After Lois saves Stewie's beloved teddy bear, Rupert, he starts to think that maybe he shouldn't kill his dear old mom and clings to her like a baby blanket. However, Stewie's change in demeanor doesn't go over well with Lois and she gets sick of all of his loving attention. Meanwhile, Peter undergoes a prostate exam and thinks his doctor is molesting him.
Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Sep 17, 2006
When Peter's mother announces that she is getting a divorce, Peter feels abandoned until he finds a father figure in his mom's new boyfriend, Quahog's resident anchor man, Tom Tucker. Peter takes such an interest in Tom that he reverts to being a child again, but things aren't all fun and games for long. Meanwhile, Brian gets his own NPR-style radio show, but when Stewie hears the news, he can't help but stir things up.
Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Sep 24, 2006
After Peter buys a military tank with Meg's money, her car fund goes out the window and she's forced to get a job at the newly built Superstore in town. However, the town's economy begins to suffer when Superstore puts all the mom-and-pop shops out of business and sucks up the city's power supply. Brian and Stewie decide to take matters into their own hands in order to save the town from the corporate giant.
Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Nov 5, 2006
After Chris is approached by an Army recruiter, Brian goes to the headquarters to give him a piece of his mind, but Stewie tags along and gets them both enlisted in boot camp. The two make it through training with no help from Sergeant Angryman and end up in Iraq, where they try everything possible to get an honorable discharge. Meanwhile, at home base, Chris joins a Goth rock band and their hit track is -Evil, Evil Monkey-.
Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2006
When Peter hurts his hand and his boss Angela tells him he needs to pick up the pace, Lois goes to the brewery and helps him play catch-up. Meanwhile, when Stewie discovers that Brian is dating a very attractive but intellectually challenged girl named Jillian, he tries to convince Brian to break up with her, but Brian can't close the deal because she is so hot.
Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2006
When Lois discovers that Chris has some bad information about sex, she volunteers to teach a sex-ed class at the high school. After Lois upsets the other parents with her honest approach, Principal Shepherd is forced to replace her with Reverend Jerry Kirkwood. Meanwhile, Meg and her new guy take an abstinence pledge, but still manage to find a loophole. And a terrified Stewie sets a series of traps for the Tooth Fairy, hell-bent on destroying him.
Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Nov 26, 2006
Stewie ties the knot with his old friend and fading child actress Olivia, but their relationship quickly turns into a traditional marriage filled with resentment and bickering, which comes to an ugly head when they join Brian and Jillian on a double date. Meanwhile, Lois introduces Peter to chick flicks, and he decides to make his own movie based on the plots of every girly movie ever made.
Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Dec 17, 2006
When Meg can't find a date to her junior prom, Brian gets suckered into going with her, even though he is dating Jillian. When Brian arrives at the dance he gets drunk to ease his pain, but after he makes out with Meg he really hurts. The next morning Meg starts to think of Brian as her boyfriend and becomes obsessed with spending every waking moment with him. Meanwhile, Peter, Cleveland and Quagmire join the police force and have to come to Brian's aid.
Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Jan 28, 2007
When the family has a garage sale, Brian accidentally sells Stewie's beloved teddy bear Rupert. Stewie is so distraught that Brian takes him on a cross-country road trip to Aspen, CO. When they find the culprit, Stanford, Stewie challenges him to a ski-off to get Rupert back. Meanwhile, Peter loses his license, so Meg has to drive him around.
Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2007
After Peter's dad, Francis, dies, he finds out from Thelma that his real father lives in Ireland. So Peter and Brian head there in search of his father, who ends up being the town drunk, which is a great honor, and he challenges him to a drinking game to prove his paternity. Meanwhile, Stewie acts out and Lois spanks him, but he quickly realizes that he likes it and does whatever he can to get into trouble.
Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2007
When a bully begins to harass Chris, Peter goes to his defense, but the kid is so annoying that Peter beats him up. This is so satisfying that 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 accidentally 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.
Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2007
Peter takes Quagmire to the airport for work and messes things up, causing Quagmire to lose his job as a pilot. Quagmire can't find another gig, so Peter and Cleveland devise a plan to help him get his old job back. When the plan flops, Quagmire receives advice from his idol, Hugh Hefner, which leads him to save the day.
Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Mar 11, 2007
After Peter helps Bill Clinton out with a flat tire, they become fast friends. They begin spending a lot of time together and Lois starts to think Bill is a bad influence. But when she confronts Bill, they end up having sex. Peter is devastated and tries to get back at Lois but finds he loves her too much to go through with having an affair. Meanwhile, Lois and Stewie try to potty-train Brian.
Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Mar 25, 2007
When the Griffin family decides to start a restaurant, they have a hard time attracting customers. But after Joe promises to help, Peter is excited that it might become a cop hangout. However, things don't really turn out as Peter had hoped and it begins to be popular with handicapped patrons. Although Peter attempts to change the atmosphere of his new place, a sudden twist of irony quickly changes his mind.
Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Apr 29, 2007
The family heads to church when Lois gets a gig as the organist, but after Stewie gets sick the congregation is convinced he's possessed by the devil. So, the family goes on the run and ends up in Texas. Peter fits right in with the cowboys, Stewie enters the "Little Miss Texas" pageant and Chris and Meg sneak into George W. Bush's house.
Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: May 6, 2007
After Chris is expelled from public school, he's sent to the same snooty boarding school that Lois' dad attended. Meanwhile, a chicken picks a fight with Peter.
Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: May 13, 2007
Incensed by Mayor West's complicity in oil-company pollution at Quahog Lake, Lois decides to challenge him in the upcoming election.
Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: May 20, 2007
Death grants Peter's wish of going back in time to be 18 again just for one night so that he can sow his wild oats. In 1984, he bails on a date with Lois to go to a bar and make out with a movie actress, but when he returns to the present, he discovers that he is now married to the former starlet and Lois is with Quagmire. Meanwhile, Stewie, Chris and Meg have all inherited Quagmire's charming characteristics.
Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2007
When the power goes out in the Griffin home, Peter decides to educate his family and pass along the greatest story ever told- the story of Star Wars! After Princess Leia comes under siege by Darth Vader and his evil Storm Troopers, C-3PO and R2-D2 escape to find the only person who can help the Rebel Alliance. On their quest thorough the desert planet of Tatooine, C-3PO and R-2D2 find extra help in Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbacca and head back to battle the Death Star in an epic intergalactic fight to the death.
Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2007
When Peter convinces Brian to move in with his dense girlfriend Jillian, she ends up smothering him, but he keeps her around for the lovin'. Stewie moves in with them to help pay the rent, but he tries to get Brian back on the playing field by throwing him a drunken party and interfering with their relationship. Meanwhile, Meg gets a job at the local convenience store, as does Chris, who gets chummy with the manager, Carl. While Chris and Carl talk about their favorite movies, Meg is saddled with all the hard work. She eventually stands up for herself and as a result gets fired.
Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2007
After Bonnie tells Joe that she is tired of being married to a handicapped person, Joe decides to get a leg transplant. Excited about his new ability to walk, Joe dives head first into extreme sports and begins to hang around more active friends. Meanwhile, Peter and the guys are upset at how Joe is acting and decide to teach him a lesson. In doing so, they re cripple him and he is back to normal.
Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Nov 4, 2007
In the 100th episode, Lois and Peter go on a cruise, leaving Stewie and the family behind. Upset with Lois for leaving him at home, Stewie vows to carry out a diabolical plan. When Brian challenges him to actually do it, Stewie stows away on the ship, finds Lois and - well - the title of the episode says it all.
Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2007
While all of Quahog assumes she's dead, Lois returns from the wilderness and names Stewie as her killer, but he goes on the run while Joe leads a manhunt around Quahog. Then, Stewie tries to take over the world and in the interim auditions for the AMERICAN IDOL judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul. Meanwhile, Lois realizes that she must stop Stewie.
Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2007
Peter starts an anti-immigration group after being caught up in the pro-American sentiment at a Veterans' Day parade, but his tune quickly changes when he finds out 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 as a groundskeeper on his father-in-law's estate and leading the fight for immigrant rights .
Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2007
When a flood hits Quahog, Meg winds up in the hospital in a coma, but she wakes up to a cute med student and they immediately hit it off. After Meg recovers, Peter is very protective of her, so he drives "McCutie" away. But when Meg reveals to the family that she is pregnant, Peter forces them to get married.
Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2008
Peter decides to grow a moustache, but then he's mistaken for a fireman, so he lends 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 so many that he eventually has a stroke. When Peter recovers, he vows to expose the fast-food company and becomes friends with a genetically engineered cow he meets after infiltrating the McBurgertown warehouse.
Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Feb 17, 2008
James Woods returns after being locked in a crate to seek revenge against Peter. First, James steals Peter's identity and moves in as head of the Griffin household. Then, Peter goes out and ruins James career and image.
Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Mar 2, 2008
Peter and Lois's marriage is on the rocks, but when Brian wins the New England Rising Writer's award, the three of them head to Martha's Vineyard for a relaxing vacation. As Peter's drinking spirals out of control, so does Brian's self restraint as he professes his undying love for Lois. Peter and Brian test their friendship over the woman of their dreams.
Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2008
When Brian is afraid that he has lost his chance at love, he goes in search of a former flame Tracy only to discover he is the father of her unruly son, Dylan. After Brian's surprise visit, Tracy drops Dylan off at the Griffin's so Brian can raise him. Subsequently, his new little angel begins terrorizing the Griffin household and Brian's self-important attitude toward parenting infuriates Peter and Lois.
Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: May 4, 2008
Yo ho ho! It's a pirate's life for Peter when he gets a pet parrot. But after raising hell in Quahog and terrorizing the neighbors, Peter accidentally kills his beloved pet. Meanwhile, Chris goes with Brian to the vet and falls for the lovely intern Anna.
Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2008
When Brian meets Carolyn, the girl of his dreams, he decides to follow Stewie's advice to take things slow. This drives Carolyn crazy, and she soon moves on to another man. When Brian discovers Cleveland is the new man, he does whatever it takes to win Carolyn back.
Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Oct 5, 2008
When Peter re-discovers his love for the painfully annoying yet seductively catchy tune "The Bird's the Word," Brian and Stewie decide to take matters into their own hands to ensure that the song will never be heard again! On the verge of tears, Peter goes to every record store in Quahog to track down his beloved jingle, when he runs into a familiar face. Realizing that it is the one and only Jesus Christ, Peter wants the world to know that he and J.C. are BFFs.
Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Oct 19, 2008
When Mort accidentally steps into a time machine, Brian and Stewie follow him in order to bring him back. But when they discover they're in Poland on the day of the Nazi invasion, things go from bad to worse and the trio has to find a way back to Quahog safely.
Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Nov 2, 2008
Peter wins a year of unlimited gas, and Brian suggests that the family use the funds to take a road trip to the Grand Canyon. So the Griffins pack up the car and hit the road, but leave some very precious cargo at home. When the family finally realizes that they have left behind one of their own, it's a mad, explosive, hilarious dash back to Quahog.
Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Nov 9, 2008
After watching Johnny Knoxville on "Jackass," Peter and the guys film their own shenanigans. When Brian gets hurt, the family worries that he's getting too old, so Peter brings home a new dog. Everything is great until the "new Brian" crosses the line and humps Stewie's favorite toy.
Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Nov 16, 2008
Peter's boss Angela sends him back to the third grade so that he can qualify for a work promotion. Meanwhile, Brian, Frank Sinatra Jr. and Stewie open the coolest club in Quahog.
Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Feb 15, 2009
After being pregnant for seven years, Bonnie finally gives birth to a beautiful baby girl named Susie! Stewie quickly falls for the little tyke and vows to do anything to win her heart and get in her diaper. Meanwhile, Joe borrows $20,000 from a bookie to pay for Bonnie's medical bills, but then plans to steal the money from Mr. Pewterschmidt to pay his debt.
Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2009
To help pay off his incredible debt, Peter participates in medical experiments to make some extra cash. First, he is injected with the "Seth Rogen" gene that "gives you the appearance of being funny even though you haven't actually done anything funny." Then he is injected with a gene that leads him to a new mate, leaving a broken-hearted Lois behind. Although the family is crushed, they quickly realize the most important thing is that Peter is happy.
Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Mar 15, 2009
Peter cashes in a raffle ticket from 1989 and wins a golf outing with O.J. Simpson. When Peter befriends the infamous former running back and brings him home to meet the family, the residents of Quahog aren't so welcoming to the new houseguest and tell him to take a hike.
Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Mar 22, 2009
Lois lands a job as a news reporter where her first assignment is to shoot an investigative expose on a liberal filmmaker, but when her story implicates a conservative radio host she gets canned.
Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2009
The Griffin family heads to the annual Quahog "Star Trek" convention, but Stewie blows a fuse when he doesn't get a chance to ask his favorite "Star Trek: The Next Generation" cast members any questions. He devises a plan, builds a transporter and beams the entire cast to his bedroom so they can spend a fun-filled day together.
Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Apr 19, 2009
After Brian gets thrown in the slammer for drug possession, he launches a campaign to legalize marijuana. Mayor West passes the law, and the whole town goes to pot.
Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2009
After Stewie gets his baby butt kicked by Joe's infant daughter, he starts hitting the gym with Peter. It seems like all of Stewie's hard work is paying off until Peter drops a bombshell when he reveals just how Stewie got those six-pack abs. Meanwhile, Chris starts to date a popular girl at school and quickly realizes that popularity is like physics - as in what goes up must come down -.
Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: May 3, 2009
When Brian discovers that his beloved Jillian is getting married, he hits the sauce to drown his sorrows. The next morning, he wakes up with more than a hangover. After realizing he has hooked up with "The Hills" star Lauren Conrad, he wants to run and hide. When Brian discovers Lauren is nothing like how she's portrayed on TV, he thinks he may have found his perfect match - if only he can let Jillian go.
Episode: 7x15 | Airdate: May 10, 2009
After Peter discovers the writing of Stephen King, he imagines his family and friends in three of King's most famous works. First, Peter, Quagmire, Cleveland and Joe - as 12-year-olds - travel along a railroad track on a journey of self-discovery narrated by Richard Dreyfuss. Second, Brian is injured in a bad car crash only to be "rescued" by his "number one fan," Stewie. Finally, Cleveland and Peter become fast friends in prison.
Episode: 7x16 | Airdate: May 17, 2009
Peter has his palm read by a psychic who reveals that he had a fascinating past life as Griffin Peterson, a dignified gentleman who vied for the love of Lady Redbush in 17th century England and in the newly founded American colony of Quahog. It was a time of great love and adventure where King Stewart reigned supreme, the smartest dog in the room was the court jester, army lieutenants were merely boys and even old England loved "How I Met Your Mother".
Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2009
With the help of an out-of-this-world remote control, Stewie and Brian travel through alternate universes, including a post-apocalyptic world, a parallel world run by dogs where humans are pets and a "Robot Chicken"-like existence.
Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2009
When Lois finds a lump on her breast, she goes to the doctor to test for cancer. The tests come back benign, but the doctor looks at her family medical history and reveals some news about Lois' heritage. Peter takes to the family's newfound faith eagerly, but when he is visited by the ghost of his father, he changes his tune. After a visit from an old friend sets him straight, Peter and Lois agree to go back to the way things were. Meanwhile, Quagmire finds out about internet porn.
Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2009
Stewie and Brian are suspicious when two guys move into Cleveland's old house, and when they find out Dan and Chevy are spies and they have dossiers of all the people in Quahog they follow them on a mission to Russia and end up in hot water .
Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2009
When Brian snags an older woman, he becomes the laughingstock of the family, but things go from bad to worse when she breaks her hip and Brian has to be her errand-boy.
Episode: 8x05 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2009
When Stewie scores tickets to a famous teen pop singer's concert, he ends up meeting and becoming great friends with her, but things get weird when he discovers one of her darkest secrets. Meanwhile, Chris tries to prove to the family that the Evil Monkey is real.
Episode: 8x06 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2009
When Quagmire assumes responsibility for a baby who looks just like him, he quickly realizes he may be in over his head. Meanwhile, Stewie clones himself in order to have a personal assistant.
Episode: 8x07 | Airdate: Nov 22, 2009
Feeling blue, Peter and the guys interview potential friends to fill the vacancy left by Cleveland. The interview process leads them to Jerome but things don't look so good when it's discovered that Quagmire hates him.
Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Nov 29, 2009
When Brian accidentally kills another dog he is surprised to see that no one cares so he tries to convince everyone that the life of a dog should have the same value as a human one. Meanwhile, Lois hires a maid who doesn't listen to Peter.
Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Dec 13, 2009
When Peter gives Lois' father the bachelor party he never had, Mr. Pewterschmidt slips into a coma and not even Dr. House can bring him out of it. With her father incapacitated, Lois is given control ofPewterschmidt Industries. Peter convinces Lois to let him run the operation, but he gets power-hungry and fires the board. Mr. Pewterschmidt soon bounces back and tries to regain control of what he's built - even though it may be more difficult than Christmas shopping for Peter -.
Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Jan 3, 2010
After Peter hits his head and develops amnesia, he forgets everything, including his family and his friends. Lois takes extra care of Peter and tries everything to jog his memory and until he starts hitting on other women. Fed up with his antics, Lois takes the kids and leaves, giving Quagmire his opportunity to swoop in and score.
Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2010
Brian gets a gig writing for a teen magazine about the average American girl, but when he starts trailing Meg for research he discovers that her desperate attempts at dating have led her to a guy in the slammer. When Brian tries to expose Meg's secret to the family, he finds that her boyfriend, Luke, has broken out of jail and has been hiding in the Griffin's house.
Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2010
When Chris and Stewie go missing for several days, Lois is at her wit's end until she sees a psychic who assures her they are safe. Even after the boys return home, Lois and Peter's psychic obsession continues, and Peter takes it a step too far when he starts charging neighbors for his extrasensory perception. Meanwhile, Chris develops a crush on a girl at school.
Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2010
Stewie wants to audition for his favorite show, "Jolly Farm," but when he finds out they are only auditioning little girls, he creates and alter ego by dressing up a la "Tootsie." Meanwhile, Meg finds herself a normal guy to date and shocks the entire city of Quahog.
Episode: 8x14 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2010
After Peter has some luck selling footage of a celebrity he caught off-guard, he decides to become a full-time paparazzo. To make matters worse, his new boss, Angela, finds him irresistible and plagues him with unwanted advances. When Peter rebuffs her, he winds up getting the ax. Meanwhile, Stewie makes his theatrical debut in a school play, only to be overcome with stage fright.
Episode: 8x15 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2010
When Lois reads Brian's pilot script, she falls in love with it and insists that he meet with network executives to pitch it. The execs respond positively, and the initial casting session goes well with Elijah Wood auditioning for the lead role. But when the suits insist that Brian hire James Woods and change the entire concept, Brian finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place. Meanwhile, Chris and Meg seriously injure Stewie and try to cover it up.
Episode: 8x16 | Airdate: Apr 11, 2010
When the local news announces that the Earth will be destroyed by a black hole in 24 hours, everyone in Quahog goes nuts trying to live out their last day.
Episode: 8x17 | Airdate: May 2, 2010
In the Special 1-Hour 150th Episode Event, Brian and Stewie get locked in a bank vault where they are forced to deal with each other on a whole new level.
Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: May 9, 2010
Quagmire gets the surprise of his life on Mother's Day, when his father starts to go through the change of his life.
Episode: 8x19 | Airdate: May 16, 2010
Peter, Quagmire and Joe search to find the source of all dirty jokes leads them to Virginia, where they reunite with Cleveland and meet his new family,.
Episode: 8x20 | Airdate: May 23, 2010
In the one-hour season finale, FAMILY GUY's homage to the "Star Wars" saga continues with a retelling of "The Empire Strikes Back".
Episode: 8x21 | Airdate: Jun 20, 2010
Lois agrees to become a surrogate mother for a friend who is unable to conceive a child of her own. But when the friend and her husband are killed in a car accident, Lois and Peter consider whether to terminate the pregnancy.
Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Sep 26, 2010
When the Griffins and other residents of Quahog are invited to visit the mansion of James Woods, the evening turns into a real murder mystery when guests end up dead and everyone scrambles to figure out who done it.
Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Oct 3, 2010
When Brian learns that Rush Limbaugh is going to be at the Quahog Mall for a book-signing, he decides to go down there and give him a piece of his left-wing mind. But when Rush unexpectedly comes to Brian's rescue, Brian has a political change of heart.
Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Oct 10, 2010
After Peter catches Lois' dad, Carter, having an affair, he is strong-armed into keeping a secret. But when Peter accidentally spills the beans, Lois' mom demands a divorce, and Peter is in charge of Carter's return to bachelorhood.
Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Nov 7, 2010
Peter and Joe team up to execute a series of painful and humiliating Halloween pranks on unsuspecting family, friends and neighbors. While Brian shows Stewie the ropes of trick-or-treating, Meg sets out to attend her first high school Halloween party with high hopes for the evening.
Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Nov 14, 2010
When Peter receives tickets to a boxing match as a birthday gift, he volunteers Lois to compete. To everyone's surprise, Lois dominates in the ring, and Peter decides to become her fight promoter. Her frustration with Peter turns into motivation in the ring as the housewife turns champion.
Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Nov 21, 2010
Feeling discouraged with the progress of his writing career, Brian decides to throw in the towel until Stewie becomes his manager and one of his books hits the bestseller list. But when the fame goes to his head, Brian gets a wake-up call from Bill Maher. Meanwhile, Lois decides that she and Peter need separate beds, a decision that leaves Peter looking for a new cuddle buddy.
Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Dec 12, 2010
Stewie's favorite thing after his teddy bear, Rupert, is Christmas. So when he hears that Santa is making an appearance at the mall, he begs Brian to take him so that he can tell Santa in person what he wants for Christmas. Brian begrudgingly takes Stewie to the mall, only to get the brush-off from Santa. As a result, Stewie and Brian travel to the North Pole to find Santa and teach him a lesson in holiday cheer.
Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2011
After years of drinking with the guys, Peter's love of the sauce has finally caught up with him and he needs a kidney transplant. Brian offers him one of his, but will a canine kidney be compatible? Meanwhile, Meg and Chris collaborate on a poem to celebrate a very important visitor.
Episode: 9x09 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2011
Lois becomes friends with Joyce Kinney, the new local news anchor, and Joyce convinces Lois to let her do a story on her as the model American housewife. The television story makes Lois look terrible, and Joyce is unapologetic, leaving Lois no choice but to right a wrong.
Episode: 9x10 | Airdate: Feb 13, 2011
After a public disturbance, Peter and Brian are forced to attend a 12-step meeting to help kick their drinking problems. Unable to recognize his issue, Peter gets a visit from Death, who gives him a glimpse of what life would be like with and without "Mr. Booze" in his bloodstream.
Episode: 9x11 | Airdate: Feb 20, 2011
On the search to find a new hobby, Chris meets a puppeteer named Franz, an old friend of Herbert's. Despite Herbert's warnings, Chris and Franz remain friends until Franz's checkered past is suddenly revealed.
Episode: 9x12 | Airdate: Mar 6, 2011
When Bonnie goes out of town, Meg offers to check in on Joe, but she soon becomes a little too involved and starts freaking everyone out - especially Joe. Meanwhile, Stewie thinks he's losing his edge as the toughest baby on the block, so he hooks himself up to a machine that is supposed to make him more evil than ever before.
Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Mar 20, 2011
Chris and Meg think their parents have it easy, and Peter and Lois beg to differ, so in order to teach them a lesson, they all trade roles. Chris goes to work at the brewery while Meg runs the house. While things start off well, it's not long until the stress of running a household and being the sole breadwinner break down Chris and Meg.
Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Apr 10, 2011
When the local dry cleaner loses Peter's favorite white shirt, he goes ballistic. Meanwhile, Brian tries to score on a date with a new friend, Denise, but ends up striking out. Instead of calling it quits on love, he decides to enlist Quagmire's help, but things get nasty when they start to compete for the affections of each other's old flames, Cheryl Tiegs and Jillian .
Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Apr 17, 2011
When Mayor West marries Lois' sister, Carol, they move into the Griffin's house to be one big "happy" family. To make room for everyone, Stewie is bumped out of his room and takes over Chris' room, but not everyone is annoyed by the change. Peter and Mayor West bond and become best friends.
Episode: 9x16 | Airdate: May 8, 2011
Stewie and Brian go back in time to stop Bertram from killing Leonardo da Vinci.
Episode: 9x17 | Airdate: May 15, 2011
When Bonnie and Lois take a trip to Paris, Bonnie crosses the line while in the City of Love. Meanwhile, Peter homeschools Chris and Meg using some unorthodox teaching methods.
Episode: 9x18 | Airdate: May 22, 2011
Return to the Griffins' version of that galaxy far, far away as their freakin' sweet saga continues with the final installment of the hilarious three-part "Star Wars" satire. Following 2005's "Family Guy: Blue Harvest" and last year's "Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side," the Griffins reprise their intergalactic roles in an outrageous retelling of "Star Wars, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi" .
Episode: 10x01 | Airdate: Sep 25, 2011
Peter blows his savings on lottery tickets and the family writes it off as one of his usual shenanigans until they end up millionaires. In true Griffin fashion, they can't handle the good fortune and struggle to stay grounded.
Episode: 10x02 | Airdate: Oct 2, 2011
When a storm hits in Quahog, 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.
Episode: 10x03 | Airdate: Oct 30, 2011
Quagmire lands in the hospital and his sister, Brenda, and her boyfriend, Jeff, rush to Quahog to nurse him back to health. As Glenn recovers he quickly realizes that Brenda is the one who needs help.
Episode: 10x04 | Airdate: Nov 6, 2011
Ryan Reynolds pays a visit to Quahog and becomes obsessed with Peter Griffin. Meanwhile, Stewie tries to be a big boy and steals the family car for a joy ride but lands in a bit of trouble.
Episode: 10x05 | Airdate: Nov 13, 2011
Brian and Stewie travel back in time to the pilot episode of FAMILY GUY to change history, and then to change history again.
Episode: 10x06 | Airdate: Nov 20, 2011
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.
Episode: 10x07 | Airdate: Nov 27, 2011
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.
Episode: 10x08 | Airdate: Dec 4, 2011
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 run for 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.
Episode: 10x09 | Airdate: Dec 11, 2011
It's winter in Quahog, and Lois' parents, Carter and Babs, take Stewie for a trip. But when Carter falls asleep at the wheel, the family decides it might be time for him to retire. Peter and Lois take the clan to Florida to check out some fine retirement communities, but Carter refuses to go down without a fight.
Episode: 10x10 | Airdate: Jan 8, 2012
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 innocent - well, somewhat innocent - daughter and his creepy friend.
Episode: 10x11 | Airdate: Jan 15, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x12 | Airdate: Jan 29, 2012
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 but to take drastic measures to seek treatment for the boy herself. Meanwhile, Peter has a religious experience of his own.
Episode: 10x13 | Airdate: Feb 12, 2012
When Peter decides to be 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.
Episode: 10x14 | Airdate: Feb 19, 2012
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. Peter tries 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.
Episode: 10x15 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x16 | Airdate: Mar 11, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x17 | Airdate: Mar 18, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x18 | Airdate: Apr 1, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x19 | Airdate: Apr 29, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x20 | Airdate: May 6, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x21 | Airdate: May 13, 2012
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.
Episode: 10x22 | Airdate: May 20, 2012
Continuing a popular show tradition, Brian and Stewie respond to viewer mail. We meet a British version of the Griffins, Quahog is taken over by a famous comedian and we get to see the world from Stewie's POV. Then, Peter encourages Joe to have a one-night stand with his attractive new partner in order to even the score with Bonnie for her own indiscretions. But when Bonnie finds out and threatens divorce, Lois insists that Peter get them back together. Meanwhile, Peter has another run-in with the angry chicken which makes for yet another epic fight.
Episode: 10x23 | Airdate: May 20, 2012
Joe cheats on the cheating Bonnie; and it's Peter vs. the angry chicken (again).
Episode: S06 Special | Airdate: Nov 4, 2007
This special half-hour FAMILY GUY tribute showcases the outrageous antics of the Griffin family and celebrates the side-splitting, irreverent humor of the fan-favorite animated series. Some of the funniest moments, satirical spoofs and musical numbers of the past 100 episodes are revisited.
Episode: S08 Special | Airdate: Nov 8, 2009
Seth MacFarlane invades ANIMATION DOMINATION with a commercial-free variety special starring MacFarlane and his FAMILY GUY co-star Alex Borstein. The half-hour special will highlight the duo's subversive and unique comedic sensibilities and feature original animation, live-action performances of FAMILY GUY's most memorable musical numbers, comedy sketches and surprise celebrity guests.
Episode: S11 Special | Airdate: Nov 11, 2012
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