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Family Guy: Business Guy

After Carter has a stroke and falls into a coma, Peter assumes control of Pewterschmidt Enterprises.
However, things don't go as planned after he fires the entire staff.


Episode Info


Episode number: 8x9
Production Number: 7ACX11
Airdate: Sunday December 13th, 2009


Alternate Airdates:

UK (BBC three) Jun 06, 2010

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (13 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Alec SulkinAlec Sulkin
voiced Various
Recurring
Alex BreckenridgeAlex Breckenridge
voiced Various
Recurring
Bobby LeeBobby Lee
voiced Asian Man
Recurring
Chris CoxChris Cox
voiced Various
Recurring
Danny Smith (1)Danny Smith (1)
voiced Various
Recurring
Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
voiced Dr. Gregory House
Recurring
Jim ParsonsJim Parsons
voiced Sheldon Cooper (from “The Big Bang Theory”)
Recurring
John VienerJohn Viener
voiced Kenneth Gould
Recurring
Nana VisitorNana Visitor
voiced Woman (from Carter's office)
Recurring
Patrick WarburtonPatrick Warburton
voiced Joe Swanson
Recurring
Ralph GarmanRalph Garman
voiced Various
Recurring
Johnny GaleckiJohnny Galecki
voiced Leonard Hofstadter (from “The Big Bang Theory”)
Main Cast
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
voiced Peter Griffin | Stewie Griffin | Brian Griffin | Various Characters
Alex BorsteinAlex Borstein
voiced Lois Griffin | Various Characters
Seth GreenSeth Green
voiced Chris Griffin | Various Characters
Episode Notes
“Business Guy” was seen by 7.68 million viewers

Although Meg appears briefly in “Business Guy”, Mila Kunis is not in this episode.



Episode Goofs
At the very start of the episode, the camera zooms in to show the back of Carter's yacht where see Lois, Peter, Carter and Barbara standing facing the rear of the yacht, looking out over the water, but when the scene switches to the four of them on the deck their backs are to (from the viewers perspective) the right side of the yacht with them staring at the left side of the yacht.



Cultural References
Carter Pewterschmidt: I'm having a heart attack-ack-ack-ack-ack-ack. You ought to know by now.


This is a line from the song Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) by singer and songwriter Billy Joel.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane
DeveloperDavid Zuckerman  |  Seth MacFarlane
Executive ProducerSteve Callaghan  |  Mark Hentemann  |  David A. Goodman  |  Danny Smith (1)  |  Seth MacFarlane  |  Chris Sheridan
Co-Executive ProducerWellesley Wild  |  Alec Sulkin  |  Brian Scully
ProducerCherry Chevapravatdumrong  |  Patrick Meighan  |  Shannon Smith  |  John Viener  |  Kara Vallow
Co-ProducerKim Fertman
Consulting ProducerGary Janetti  |  Jonathan Jacobs  |  Tom Devanney
EditorMichael Elias
CastingLinda Lamontagne
Staff WriterAlex Carter (3)  |  Andy Goldberg
MusicRon Jones (1)
Production AssistantMichael Kennedy (2)  |  Kat Purgal
Production CoordinatorNick Cofrancesco  |  Anne Michaud
Assistant EditorEric Brown (2)
Post Production SupervisorCharles Song
Storyboard ArtistJeff Stewart (2)  |  Steve Fonti
Character DesignerMickey Cassidy
Supervising DirectorJames Purdum  |  Peter Shin
Production ManagerBrent Crowe
Assistant ProducerKarin Perrotta
Main Title ThemeWalter Murphy
Casting AssistantMelissa Aives
Casting AssociatePam Hyatt
Assistant DirectorBao Nguyen
Storyboard RevisionistDante Leandado  |  Young Lee
Writing AssistantKristin Long  |  David Wright (1)
Production ControllerLiddane Sanders
AssistantDavid Ihlenfeld  |  Artie Johann  |  A. Spencer Porter
 
Warning: Family Guy season 8 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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