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Family Guy: Brian Writes a Bestseller

After one final rejection from his book, Brian decided to throw in the towel but with Stewie's help give it one last chance with a self-help book.

Meanwhile, Lois decides that she and Peter need separate beds, a decision that leaves Peter looking for a new cuddle buddy.

Episode Info

Episode number: 9x6
Production Number: 8ACX07
Airdate: Sunday November 21st, 2010

Director: Joseph Lee
Writer: Gary Janetti

Alternate Airdates:

UK (BBC three) May 29, 2011

  • Currently 7.6/10
7.6/10 (15 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Adam WestAdam West
voiced Mayor Adam West
Alec SulkinAlec Sulkin
voiced Various
Alex BreckenridgeAlex Breckenridge
voiced Various
Bill MaherBill Maher
As Himself
Chris CoxChris Cox
voiced Various
Christine LakinChristine Lakin
voiced Various
John VienerJohn Viener
voiced Man in Coma
Ralph GarmanRalph Garman
voiced Various
Dana GouldDana Gould
As Himself
Katie SahKatie Sah
voiced Receptionist
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
Mila KunisMila Kunis
voiced Meg Griffin
Episode Notes
“Brian Writes a Bestseller” was seen by 6.59 million viewers

In FOX's synopsis of the episode, the entire “B” story of “Lois decides that she and Peter need separate beds, a decision that leaves Peter looking for a new cuddle buddy” was cut entirely.

This subplot was eventually seen in the Season 10 episode, “Mr. and Mrs. Stewie

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane
DeveloperDavid Zuckerman  |  Seth MacFarlane
ProducerKara Vallow
CastingLinda Lamontagne
Storyboard ArtistDave Sherburne
Main Title ThemeWalter Murphy
Production ControllerLiddane Sanders
Warning: Family Guy season 9 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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