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Family Guy: Don't Make Me Over

When Meg gets turned down by yet another guy, she begins to feel sorry for herself. In order to cheer her up, Lois takes her to the mall for a makeover. Meanwhile, Peter puts a band together consisting of him, Joe, Cleveland, and Quagmire. They aren't very successful, until Meg with her shows up with her new look.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x4
Production Number: 4ACX03
Airdate: Sunday June 05th, 2005

Director: Sarah Frost
Writer: Gene Laufenberg


  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Alex BorsteinAlex Borstein
voiced Tricia Takanawa
Recurring
Adam WestAdam West
voiced Mayor Adam West
Recurring
Danny Smith (1)Danny Smith (1)
voiced Various
Recurring
Gene SimmonsGene Simmons
voiced Gene Simmons
Recurring
Tara StrongTara Strong
voiced Meg (singing)
Recurring
Bob WidmerBob Widmer
voiced Tin Man
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
Tara Strong does Meg's singing voice in this episode. She is best known for voicing "Raven" in the show Teen Titans.

Craig Hoffman is also the name of one the shows Executive Producers. The same for Neil Goldman.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
JourneyDon't Stop Believing 


Episode Quotes
Joe: You need to fix the place up. Reinvent the Clam's image. And we'll help ya!
Cleveland: That'll take forever!
Peter: Not if we do a 1980s fixing stuff up montage!
(Montage of the gang fixing and painting set to a new wave soundtrack)
Quagmire: Wow, I think we made it worse.
Peter: Boy, I do not envy whoever has to clean that mess up.

Peter: I'm afraid I have some very bad news. Your wife's gonna be a vegetable. You have to bath her, feed her and care for her the rest of her life.
Husband: Oh my god!
Peter: (laughs) No, no, no! I'm just kiddin', she's dead!

Mayor Adam West: Oh God, I love this song and I love it when amateurs sing the lyrics, but I hate baseball cards.

Peter: Oh Meg, honey. I always thought you were beautiful just the way... Hahaha...ohohoh. Oh, God... couldn't do that with a straight face. Haha... Oh... welcome to the family, sweetheart. Chris, go burn all of Meg's old pictures.

Meg: Hey, um, do you want to, I don't know, go out sometime?
Craig: Pfeh, that's about as unlikely as me playing by someone else's rules besides my own, which I would never do. I play by my own rules, nobody else's, not even my own.
Meg: How about a movie?
Craig: I don't go out with dudes.

Meg: Mom, Dad, am I ugly?
Lois: Oh of course not sweetie
Peter: Yeah, where did you get a stupid idea like that?
Meg: Craig Hoffman
Peter: Craig Hoff... (pauses) Craig Hoffman said that? Well he's a sharp kid, you might be ugly.

Meg: I don't know if you noticed Lois, but I am the band, right Ms. Swan
Ms Swan: Oh yeah, honey, she band. Old lady jealous.

Peter: Hey Fallon! Say goodnight you bum! (Punching Jimmy Fallon repeatedly)
And this is for laughing during every comedy sketch you've ever been in! Who do you think you are, Carol Burnett? You think that she did it so it's alright for you? You haven't earned what she's earned! Alright, now where is the guy who slept with my daughter?!

Lois: I'm worried about Meg. She's spiraling out of control, I mean what if she develops a coke habit ?
Peter: No Coke, Pepsi!
(Lois walks away)
Peter: Aww, come on! You set me up for that one!

Peter: Look Lois, I love meal ticket just as much as I love Chris and Stevie but business is business.

Stewie: (Running naked through the mall) Help! I've escaped from Kevin Spacy's basement, help me!

Craig Hoffman: Huh, that's about as likely as me playing by someone else's rules besides my own, which I would never do. I play by my own rules, nobody else's. Not even my own.



Episode Goofs
The talking cow that comes out of the mega mall has horns. But cows don't have horns, bulls do.

When Mort first starts singing it is noticably dark outside, but during the next song when the funeral is going on it's light out side.

The karaoke machine has shifted position between Mort's song and Peter's



Cultural References
Ms Swan: Oh yeah! Old lady jealous!

Ms Swan is a popular character played Alex Borstein on madTV

Peter: Oh man, that's the best idea since they faked the moon landing.

Many believe the Moon Landing was faked to inspire patriotism.

Stewie: Strong with the force young Skywalker is.

When Stewie is on Brian's back, the scene is similar to a scene in one Star Wars movie. Stewie is acting as Yoda, and Brian is Luke.

Bill Cosby: Stay tuned, and you might learn a little something too. Hey, hey, hey!

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids was a famous old kids TV show.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane
DeveloperDavid Zuckerman  |  Seth MacFarlane
 
Warning: Family Guy season 4 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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