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When Chris has trouble getting adjusted to life as a high school freshman, he runs off and joins the Peace Corps, who sends him far away to and island filled with helpless natives. He quickly adjusts, and ends up getting married! Meanwhile, back at home, Peter gets demoted at his new job at the brewery after getting drunk on the job.
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Sunday September 25th, 2005
It's Freshman year for Chris, and things aren't exactly going well. Because of a few mishaps, and inhuman highschool traditions, Chris decides to flee the country and join the peacecore. Suprisingly he fits in well there, and easily becomes adapted to the native land he is sent to. Back at home, Peter is excited about his new job at the beer factory, but it's a major bummer once he gets there. Because of his uncontrol when it comes to beer, Peter is always being de-moted which makes him feel like a nothing.
The family decides to go find Chris and bring him back home when they recieve a letter saying he's married a native girl! But once they are there Peter becomes sort of a king. Making him not want to leave. Things are bound to get rough.
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Chris uses his "Whaaaaaaaat?!" exclamation for the second time in the series during this episode. We first heard it in "A Picture is Worth 1,000 Bucks."
|Artist||Song Title||Played When|
|Alice Cooper||No More Mister Nice Guy|| |
Chris: Dad, don't you see? You're using the island to get out of your problems at home.
Peter: What are you talking about? Meg's right there.
Chief Oleki: This is a joyous occasion. You have engaged the entire village in dance. According to our customs, you are now married to my daughter. I couldn’t be happier.
Chris: Well, if you’re happy, then I’m happy, ‘cause after all…WHA-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-T?
Peter: Chris, I'm just as serious as when I saw Paul Reiser do stand-up.
(Flashback to Paul Reiser stand-up)
Reiser: So what's the deal with airline food? Is this stuff bad or what?
Peter: Well that's mean; those chefs work really hard.
Reiser: And what's with those Starbucks, huh? They're everywhere.
Peter: Uhh...a lotta people want coffee; that's supply and demand, it's the foundation of our entire economy Paul...
Reiser: And who do I talk to about those long lines at the atm? That's what I wanna know.
Peter: Not me, Mr. Reiser. Someone who has time to fritter away, but not me.
Chris: (in response to the villagers exposed genitals) Hahaha wow, this is just like Bible camp...only I'm not crying and trying to pretend I'm somewhere else.
Kevin Ferderline: Magic Mirror, how can I look like a douche-bag today?
Magic Mirror Peter: Well Kevin, uhm, I would say first of all don't shave or shower.
Kevin Ferderline: Ok, I won't.
Magic Mirror Peter: And uh, you just got out of bed right?
Kevin Ferderline: Yeah.
Magic Mirror Peter: I would say just go ahead and wear that tank-top all day.
Kevin Ferderline: Uhm, ok.
Magic Mirror Peter: Alright, so we covered the hygene, no collared shirts, uhm...ohh, and don't forget to walk around with an undeserved sense of accomplishment.
Peter: (drunk) Oh, look who's here, Mr. I-Don't-Have-Time-For-Your-Little-League-Game. Come here, you son of a bitch! (sobbing) Why do you close your eyes when we make love?!
The Freshman Hunt idea is taken from the movie Dazed and Confused.
The episode title is also the title of a song sung by the Steven Miller Band.
The scene where Stewie's agent tells him no one will hire him and he goes out in the streets dressed as a woman is from the movie Tootsie.
The scene where Peter has the villagers acting out a scene; the scene is from the Seinfeld episode "The Contest".
Bewitched: The Movie
The movie Stewie is watching is Bewitched: The Movie. A real movie which was a box office bomb. The lines they say are actually word for word.
My Cousin Vinny
The chief's cousin Vinny is none other then Joe Pesci who starred in the 1992 movie of the same name
WHAM!'s Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Chris sings the 80's hit song Wake Me Up Before You Go Go and even mimics some of the exact movements of George Michael from the video
My Left Foot
Stewie performs a musical rendition of the 1989 movie starring Daniel Day-Lewis
Peter: Boy, this place sure has changed since Pawtucket Pat sold it.
This is a reference to the episode "Wasted Talent". When Peter when on a tour of the same brewery but it had more of a Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory feel.