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The Cleveland Show: Gone With the Wind

After Cleveland is diagnosed with high cholesterol, Donna's diet idea gives him severe gas but it becomes surprisingly helpful in The Broken Stool's karaoke contest.

Meanwhile, Glenn Quagmire pays a visit to Stoolbend to deliver Cleveland some upsetting news which Cleveland has a oddly hard time dealing with.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x17
Production Number: 1APS18
Airdate: Sunday April 11th, 2010

Director: Ronald Rubio
Writer: Bill Oakley

Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Apr 26, 2010

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (10 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Mike Henry (1)Mike Henry (1)
voiced Mr. Flippers
Recurring
Kevin Michael RichardsonKevin Michael Richardson
voiced Reverend Jenkins
Recurring
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
voiced Glen Quagmire | Peter Griffin
Recurring
Alex BorsteinAlex Borstein
voiced Loretta Brown
Recurring
Aseem BatraAseem Batra
voiced Kendra Krinklesac
Recurring
Chris SheridanChris Sheridan
voiced Cemetery Mourner (Voice Only)
Recurring
David LynchDavid Lynch
voiced Gus
Recurring
Main Cast
Mike Henry (1)Mike Henry (1)
voiced Cleveland Brown / Montclair “Rallo” Tubbs / Oliver Wilkerson / Coach Charles McFall / Mr. Armstrong / Arch
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
voiced Tim / Doctor Fist
Sanaa LathanSanaa Lathan
voiced Donna Tubbs-Brown
Kevin Michael RichardsonKevin Michael Richardson
voiced Lester Krinklesac / Cleveland Jr. / Julius
Reagan Gomez-PrestonReagan Gomez-Preston
voiced Roberta Coretta Tubbs
Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington
voiced Arianna

Recap

When Cleveland is diagnosed with high cholesterol, Donna puts him on a new high-fiber diet, which causes an intestinal backlash. When it begins to affect his work, he goes to see Dr. Fist who gives him a written note card explaining that he has a medical condition which he soon takes advantage of. Cleveland quickly realizes his gas might score him a few points in the Broken Stool’s karaoke contest. Donna is appalled that Cleveland should resort to such disgusting behavior but they are interrupted by a call that brings news of Loretta's death. Cleveland's old friend Quagmire for Quahog arrives with the body and explains that she was accidentally killed in one of Peter's stunts, of which Cleveland had survived numerous times. Worried for Cleveland Jr., they try to break the news gently and find he has already put his mother behind him. Still concerned for Jr., the family is shocked when it is Cleveland himself that falls to pieces at the funeral. Donna is puzzled and angry after everything Cleveland told her about Loretta that he could continue to have such feelings for her. At the Broken Stool, the guys try to cheer him up but it fails and to top it off, Donna decides to sing with Coach McFall. Cleveland heads to the cemetery where he ponders why he is so upset and has a flash of inspiration when he drops a cookie. He rushes back to the Stool where he lets Donna know he was suffering from survivor's guilt after having lasted through so many of Peter's stunts while Loretta is killed on the first try. Donna is skeptical at first but Cleveland wins her over and offers to sing their song in the karaoke contest. He tries to sing it without farting but the audience soon convinces him and Donna to cut loose and they win. ..

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Episode Notes
“Gone With the Wind” was seen by 5.45 million viewers

In “Gone With the Wind” it is revealed that Cleveland's exwife, Loretta has died



Other Episode Crew

CreatorSeth MacFarlane  |  Richard Appel  |  Mike Henry (1)
Executive ProducerRichard Appel  |  Mike Henry (1)  |  Seth MacFarlane
ProducerKara Vallow
Main Title ThemeWalter Murphy
Animation Production AssistantHenry Montgomery
 
Warning: The Cleveland Show season 1 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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