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 (Lois) comes under siege by Darth Vader (Stewie) and his evil Storm Troopers, C-3PO (Quagmire) and R2-D2 (Cleveland) 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 (Herbert), Luke Skywalker (Chris), Han Solo (Peter) and Chewbacca (Brian) and head back to battle the Death Star in an epic intergalactic fight to the death.
Songs: Stephen Bishop -- It Might Be You, Cab Calloway & The Blues Brothers -- Minnie the Moocher
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.
After Bonnie (Jennifer Tilly) tells Joe (Patrick Warburton) 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.
Songs: The Brady Kids -- It's A Sunshine Day
After Lois and Peter go on a cruise without inviting the kids, it upsets Stewie. A jealous Stewie gets back that urge he once had, for the urge to kill his mother has returned with a vengance.
In order to obtain world domination Stewie goes undercover and tries out for American Idol. Lois mysteriously returns to Quahog after being presumed dead. Lois discovers what Stewie is up to and decides it is finally time to take control and confront her baby.
Peter discovers that he was really born in Mexico and his mother has never filled out his U.S. citizenship papers, making him an illegal alien. This causes his firing from the brewery and his hiring as a worker at the Pewterschmidt estate.
Songs: Bob Dylan
-- Hurricane, R.E.M.
-- It's The End of the World As We Know it (and I Fee, The Monkees
-- Pleasant Valley Sunday
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
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.