Stewie: Ok, ok. I've got it, I've got it. If you cooked any more slowly, you wouldn't need an egg timer. You'd need an egg calendar. Ah ha ha ha. Oh, that's right. I went there.
Peter: Why do women have boobs? So you got something to look at while you're talkin' to 'em.
Peter: Okay, okay, how many dirty stinkin' apes does it take to screw in a light bulb? Three. One dirty stinkin' ape to screw in the light bulb, and two dirty stinkin' apes to throw feces at each other!
Peter: Women are not people, they are devices built by our Lord Jesus Christ for our entertainment.
Stewie: Hey, mother, I come bearing a gift. I'll give you a hint. It's in my diaper and it's not a toaster.
Lois: I guarantee you a man made that commercial.
Peter: Of course a man made it. It's a commercial Lois, not a delicious Thanksgiving dinner.
Peter: (to a bus load of girls) I'll be Charlie and all of you can be my angels. (Looks at ugly one)Except you. You be Bosley.
Miss Ironbox: The filing is done, Mr. Griffin.
Peter: Thank you Miss Ironbox. You are a valued
member of our business team, and I will give you a
raise tomorrow if you come to work without a shirt on.
Miss Ironbox: Mr. Griffin!
Peter: I'm sor...I'm sorry, that came out wrong.
Lemme' try again. Nice ass.
Peter: If I wasn't so sure you were a lesbian, I'd say you were coming on to me.
Peter: (runs to picketers bearing signs that say "Free Tibet") Free Tibet! I'll take it! (Runs to phone booth.) Hello, China? I think I have something you may want, but it's gonna cost you....that's right--all the tea.
Lois: You gave up a boat for free tickets to a crappy comedy club!
Peter: Come one, Lois, you're acting like this is the first time I ever did something stupid.
Peter: Lois, less talkie more fetchie.
Lois: I'm just gonna assume that's Chinese for 'I love you.'
On the 'Productivity Chart' hanging on the wall in Mr. Weed's office; the months of March and May are abbreviated with a 'W' instead of an 'M'.
After the woman jumps into the trust quilt the subtitles indicate Miss Watson says “Wonderful” but her mouth never moves.
During the fight with Gloria, the straps on Lois' dress break but when Peter rushes her out of the banquet hall & seen clearly when it's laying on the floor back in their bedroom, we see the straps are once again intact.
Also during the fight with Gloria, Lois and Gloria fall into the pool (why the Biltmore Hotel has a pool in the middle of the banquet hall is another story but anyway)
, Gloria is wearing her blue jacket but when she emerges the jacket is gone.
The hairdryer has vanished when Peter asks Lois about the date and his being late.
The title of this episode, “I Am Peter, Hear Me Roar”
, is a take off on the title of the 1972 song “I Am Woman”
by Helen Reddy (1941-)
It became an enduring anthem for the women’s liberation movement.
Peter: “Well at least I'll be the fattest guy on Spooner street to get a boat”
Apparently, the man who lives next to Quagmire is a parody of the character “Fat Albert”
from “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids” (1972-1982)
However Peter calls him by the name of American TV and movie actress Della Reese (1931-)
, possibly best known for her role as “Tess” on “Touched by an Angel” (1994-2003)
Peter: “Boating's in my blood, ever since my great-great grandfather Huck Griffin rafted down the mighty Mississippi”
relative is a parody of the character of “Huckleberry Finn”
from the 1884 novel “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”
written by Mark Twain
Peter: “Okay, Okay, how many dirty stinking apes does it take to screw in a light bulb?”
“One dirty stinking ape to screw in the light bulb and 2 dirty stinking apes to throw feces at each other.”
Peter in the net surrounded by gun toating apes is a reference to the 1968 scifi movie “Planet of the Apes”
starring Charleton Heston (1923-2008)
and Heston's line in the film, “Get your stinking paws off me you damn dirty ape”
Peter: “Here's what I'm thinking. I'll be Charlie, and you can all be my angels.
Except you... you be Bosley”
“Charlie's Angels” (1976-1981) (the TV show and 2 feature films)
featured three female super agents who took orders from a man named “Charlie”
The character John “Bosley”
was the assistant to the unseen “Charlie”
Peter: “You wouldn't believe what I had to go through when Lois was pregnant”
Peter is seen laying in bed listening to Lois get sick in the bathroom so he turns up the TV which is playing the theme song for the 70's/80's sitcom “Three's Company” (1977-1984)
It plays again at the very end of the episode.
The “Million Man March”
is featured in this episode.
It was a mass gathering held in Washington D.C., on October 16, 1995.
Under the leadership of Nation of Islam head Louis Farrakhan, black men from across the United States converged on Washington in an effort to “convey to the world a vastly different picture of the Black male”
Civil rights & political activist Jesse Jackson (1941-)
is briefly featured as a speaker.
The female oriented morning talk show “The View” (1997-Present)
is mentioned in this episode
American author, teacher, social critic and dissident feminist Camille Anne Paglia (1947-)
is mentioned in this episode.
Her book, “Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson”
, published in 1990, became a bestseller.
Chef: “Ten banana cream pies!”
This is a reference to the Sesame Street (1969-Present) “Falling Baker”