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Family Guy: Airport '07

Peter takes Quagmire to the airport for work and messes things up, causing Quagmire to lose his job as a pilot. Quagmire cant 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

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Episode Info


Episode number: 5x12
Production Number: 5ACX08
Airdate: Sunday March 04th, 2007

Director: John Holmquist
Writer: Tom Devanney


  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Adam West
voiced Mayor Adam West
Recurring
Alec Sulkin
voiced Various
Recurring
Barclay Deveau
voiced Various
Recurring
Danny Smith (1)
voiced Various
Recurring
John Viener
voiced Various
Recurring
Lori Alan
voiced Diane Simmons
Recurring
Mark Hentemann
voiced Various
Recurring
Patrick Warburton
voiced Joe Swanson
Recurring
Phil LaMarr
voiced Ollie Williams
Recurring
Rachael MacFarlane
voiced Airport Employee
Recurring
Ralph Garman
voiced Various
Recurring
Hugh M. Hefner
voiced Himself
Main Cast
Seth MacFarlane
voiced Peter Griffin | Stewie Griffin | Brian Griffin | Various Characters
Alex Borstein
voiced Lois Griffin | Various Characters
Seth Green
voiced Chris Griffin | Various Characters
Mila Kunis
voiced Meg Griffin
Mike Henry (1)
voiced Cleveland Brown | Various Characters
Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
David RoseClosing Theme from Little House on the Prarie 
Elmer BernsteinTheme Music from Airplane 
Harold Faltermeyer & Steve StevensTheme song from Top Gun 


Cultural References
The end of the episode features a scene with Quagmire running down a field. This is the same as the ending of Little House of the Prarie, in where Laura Inglis does the same thing.

Airplane: Although the title of the episode is Airport '07 the show does not pay homage to the Airport movies directly, but makes a great many refferences to the parody movie Airplane including: The Sound of Airplane that Peter and the Gang are on, the conversation Glenn has with Hugh Heffner ends the same way the conversation in Airplane ends between the Doctor and Ted Striker, and the music used in the scenes is also lifted from Airplane.

My Pet Goat: The book Mayor West is reading is "My Pet Goat" and is interrupted the same as George W. Bush was when he was told of the attack on the World Trade Center. There is of course no refference in My Pet Goat to Grey's Anatomy.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane
DeveloperDavid Zuckerman  |  Seth MacFarlane
 
Warning: Family Guy season 5 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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