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Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x3
Production Number: 4ACX33
Airdate: Sunday September 24th, 2006

Director: Dan Povenmire
Writer: Kirker Butler


 
Guest Stars
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
voiced Angela
Recurring
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
voiced Angela
Recurring
Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
voiced Fat Chick
Recurring
Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
voiced Fat Chick
Recurring
Phil LaMarrPhil LaMarr
voiced Ollie Williams
Recurring
Phil LaMarrPhil LaMarr
voiced Ollie Williams
Recurring
Lori AlanLori Alan
voiced Diane Simmons
Recurring
Lori AlanLori Alan
voiced Diane Simmons
Recurring
Patrick WarburtonPatrick Warburton
voiced Joe Swanson
Recurring
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
Mila KunisMila Kunis
voiced Meg Griffin
Mike Henry (1)Mike Henry (1)
voiced Cleveland Brown | Various Characters
Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Lisa LoebStay 


Episode Quotes
Cleveland: Oh Meg is my least favorite of all your children.

Hummer Driver: Yeah Rumsfeld!

Peter: Now I may be an idiot, but there's one thing I am not sir, and that sir, is an idiot.

Peter: Geez Meg, you ruined my good time! Just like basic cable.
(flashback)
TV Announcer: We now return to "Showgirls"...
Peter: Yay!
TV Announcer:...On TBS.
Peter: Aww...



Episode Goofs
In previous episodes where heat was a problem, such as "Brian: Portrait of a Dog", Brian has been seen panting. Panting is a way for dogs to cool off in the heat, since their bodies do not have sweat glands. However, Brian can be seen sweating in this episode. Which isn't possible.



Cultural References
Red Dawn - The Musical

The play Peter refers to was based on 1984's Red Dawn, a film about the invasion of Midwestern America by Soviet soldiers.

The Goonies

Meg is told to bring a Baby Ruth to Sloth. Sloth is a character from the 1986 film The Goonies.

Hell Comes to Quahog

The episode title is a spoof of the 1987 movie Hell Comes to Frogtown.

Neil Simon's: The Even Couple

A Parody of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. A play, movie and television series in where a mismatched couple of roommates end up living together.

TV Person:...on TBS

TBS is a popular television network in the United States broadcasting from Atlanta. It is often criticized for showing violent or adult themed films but heavily censoring them to remove all the "good stuff."

The Electric Company

Dianne shouting "Hey You Guys!" is an allusion to The Electric Company, an educational television program that aired in the US from 1971 - 1977.
"Hey You Guys" was part of the opening of the show.

Stripes

The song that plays while Stewie and Brian destroy the Superstore is the same song that plays during the final scenes of the movie "Stripes" staring Bill Murray and Harold Ramis. The scene involves Murray and Ramis using a prototype military vehicle to escape its enemies.

Peter: I get the sensation...

Peter saying "When I walk into Superstore USA, I get the sensation...THAT I'M STANDING ON A MOUNTAIN TOP WITH THE WIND BLOWING THROUGH MY HAIR!" is a take off of the "When I bite into a York Peppermint Patty, I get the sensation" commercials



Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane
DeveloperDavid Zuckerman  |  Seth MacFarlane
 
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