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Family Guy: Mr. Saturday Knight

Peter, once again, finds himself out of work when his boss, Mr. Weed, dies, and the toy factory gets demolished in order to make a disease control center. After unsuccessfully trying to hold down a series of jobs (including prostituting himself), Peter becomes a Renaissance fair knight, who must fight his idol, The Black Knight.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x9
Production Number: 3ACX04
Airdate: Wednesday September 05th, 2001

Guest Stars
Adam CarollaAdam Carolla
voiced Death
Carlos AlazraquiCarlos Alazraqui
voiced Mr. Jonathan Weed
Charles DurningCharles Durning
voiced Francis Griffin
David Berry (1)David Berry (1)
voiced Bobby (Kid #1)
Jackson DouglasJackson Douglas
voiced Vaccuum Repairman
Johnny Brennan (1)Johnny Brennan (1)
voiced Mort Goldman (Mafioso)
Lori AlanLori Alan
voiced Diane Simmons
Phil LaMarrPhil LaMarr
voiced Ollie Williams (Minister | Pimp)
R. Lee ErmeyR. Lee Ermey
voiced Coach
Rachael MacFarlaneRachael MacFarlane
voiced Margot Kidder (Barbara | Maid Madeline)
Ralph GarmanRalph Garman
voiced Gene Rayburn
Will FerrellWill Ferrell
voiced Black Knight
Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel
voiced Death's Dog (Man in Suit | Renaissance Guy)
Justin KoznarJustin Koznar
voiced Alfalfa (Kid #2)
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
Mike Henry (1)Mike Henry (1)
voiced Cleveland Brown | Various Characters
Episode Notes
This episode plays a medieval version of the end credits tune.

This episode marks the last appearance of Mr. Jonathan Weed as a semi-regular character.

The song "So Long, Farewell" was allowed to be used by permission of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Coorperation under 2 conditions: The song is not to be made fun of, and a fart joke later in the episode must be removed (even though it wasn't even related to the song).

Episode Quotes
Black Knight: You see kids, your father is nothing but a fizzle!
(Peter reappears in armour and on a horse.)
Peter: Nobody calls me a fizzle and gets away with it! Except for that one guy who called me a fizzle and then ran away, he got away with it. But most of the people who call me a fizzle don't get away with it! Actually he was the only guy to ever call me a fizzle, but after today only half the people who have ever called me a fizzle will have gotten away with it!

Stewie: Hey there big guy? Hmmm? How you holdin' up? Would you like a so-da? Hmm? A so-da?.....Oh what the hell, I tried.

Episode Goofs
The car door Peter opens when getting out for the Renaissance Fair opens on the wrong end.

When Stewie, Meg, and Chris sing the song, Stewie climbs up the stairs to stair number 3. Yet, in the next shot he is on stair number 2.

Chris, Meg, and Stewie pass by the same picture of Mr. and Mrs. Pewterschmidt while going up the stairs that they passed at the bottom.

Cultural References
Stewie: And I'm Lecil

The clothes the kids are wearing are similar to the ones the kids in "The Sound of Music" are wearing.

Peter: ..I'll have to go back to my job at the Electric Company

'The Electric Company' is a kids educational show.

Mr. Weed: Our original name was Bermuda Grass

Bermuda Grass is a slang term for Marijuana, just as Weed, Mr. Weed's current last name, is.

Kids: So Long, Farewell

The song the kids are singing is similar to the one the kids in "The Sound Of Music" sing.

Peter: We had bad luck with dinner guests. Remember when Margot Kidder was here?

Margot Kidder played a Lois Lane in the Superman movies. She had serious bipolar disorder which caused her serious problems later in life.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane
DeveloperDavid Zuckerman  |  Seth MacFarlane
Executive ProducerSeth MacFarlane  |  Daniel Palladino
Co-Executive ProducerDavid A. Goodman
Supervising ProducerMike Barker (1)  |  Matt Weitzman
ProducerKara Vallow  |  Gene Laufenberg  |  Allison Adler
EditorJohn Walts
CastingKaren Vice  |  Linda Lamontagne
Staff WriterDave Collard  |  Alex Barnow  |  Alex Borstein  |  Ken Goin  |  Marc Firek
MusicRon Jones (1)
Story EditorSteve Callaghan
Post Production CoordinatorKim Fertman
Supervising DirectorPeter Shin  |  Pete Michels (1)
Executive Story EditorMike Henry (1)  |  Mark Hentemann
Animation DirectorMichael Polcino
Main Title ThemeWalter Murphy
Series DirectorMichael Dante DiMartino
Assistant DirectorCyndi Tang-Loveland
Animation ProducerDebby Hindman
Production ControllerLiddane Sanders
AssistantKim Fertman  |  Matt Fleckenstein
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