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Family Guy: Brian Wallows and Peter's Swallows

When Brian gets busted for a DUI, he is sentenced to care for a bitter, old, reclusive woman.
Meanwhile, Peter grows a beard, and ends up housing a family of baby birds.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x17
Production Number: 3ACX03
Airdate: Thursday January 17th, 2002

Director: Dan Povenmire
Writer: Allison Adler


  • Currently 9.3/10
9.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Adam West
voiced Mayor Adam West
Recurring
Butch Hartman
voiced Various
Recurring
Gary Cole
voiced Various
Recurring
Jane Lynch
voiced Various
Recurring
Lori Alan
voiced Diane Simmons
Recurring
Mike Barker (1)
voiced Various
Recurring
Nicole Sullivan
voiced Various
Recurring
Patrick Warburton
voiced Joe Swanson
Recurring
Phil LaMarr
voiced Various
Recurring
Wally Wingert
voiced Various
Recurring
A.J. Benza
voiced Himself
Adria Firestone
voiced Various
Melora Hardin
voiced Various
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
Episode Notes
The Canadian verson of this episode features the tarot card showing George W. Bush drinking out of a beer bong.

This episode won an Emmy for "You've got a hell of a lot to see".



Episode Quotes
Lois: Hey Brian... you're home early. What happened with your date?
Brian: Same thing that always happens. She was an idiot.

Peter: No bird frenches my wife and gets away with it.

Brian: (singing)
The '60s brought the hippie breed.
And decades later, things have changed indeed.
We lost the values, but we kept the weed
-You've got a lot to see-
The Reagan years have laid the frame for movie stars to play the White House game.
We're not too far from voting Feldman-Haim
-You've got a lot to see-
The town of Vegas has got a different face, because it's a family place with lots to do.
Where in the '50s, a man could mingle with scores of all the seediest whores... Now his children can, too!
You heard it from the canine's mouth.
The country's changed, that is, except the South!
No one really knows, my dear lady friend just quite how it all will end
-So, hurry 'cause you've got a lot to see-
The baldness gene was cause for dread, but That's a fear that you can put to bed.
They'll shave your ass and glue it on your head
-You've got a lot to see-
The PC age has moved the bar.
A word like 'redneck' is a step too far.
The proper term is country-music star!
-You've got a lot to see-
Our flashy cell phones make people mumble Gee whiz, look how important he is, his life must rule!
You'll get a tumor, but on your surgery day, the doc will see it and say "wow, you must really be cool!"
There's lots of things you missed.
Like Pee Wee and his famous wrist.
Or Sandy Duncan's creepy phony eye.
That awesome Thunder Cats cartoon.
Neil Armstrong landing on the moon.
Neil Armstrong? Was he the trumpet guy?
So, let's go see the USA
They'll treat you right unless you're black or gay or Cherokee
But you can forgive the world and its flaws, and follow me there because
you've still got a hell of a lot to see
-You've got a lot to see!!-

Pearl: Oh Brian, I've missed so much, I wouldn't be standing here right now if it wasn't for you! (Truck runs her over)



Episode Goofs
Jonas' (Lois' piano student) hair has turned from blond to brown since we last saw him in the episode "Wasted Talent".

Chris and Stewie are eating what appears to be meatloaf at dinner after court, then the shot changes, and they are eating what looks like chicken.



Cultural References
Peter: Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey, Jon Benet's untimely death is a tragedy; and I will not rest until I find her killler, or killers...

Jon Benet Ramsey was a little girl who was strangled in her own basement. Her parents were found innocent of the crime, but many still believed it was them.

Bird Scientist: It's Great to Learn...'Cause Knowledge is Power

Yet another reference to "School House Rock".

Meg: ...and Neil Armstrong landing on the moon, hey wasn't he that trumpet guy?

Neil Armstrong was an astronaut, however Meg is referring to Louis Armstrong, a trumpet player in the early 30's.



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
Associate ProducerMelissa Owen
EditorJohn Walts
CastingKaren Vice  |  Linda Lamontagne
Staff WriterDave Collard  |  Marc Firek  |  Ken Goin  |  Alex Borstein  |  Alex Barnow
MusicWalter Murphy
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 DirectorSarah Frost
Animation ProducerDebby Hindman
Writing AssistantLarry Solomon  |  Seth Podell
Production ControllerLiddane Sanders
AssistantKim Fertman  |  Matt Fleckenstein
 
Warning: Family Guy season 3 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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