Family Guy: Season 4, Episode 9

Breaking Out Is Hard to Do (17 Jul. 2005)

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Lois goes to jail after a shoplifting crime spree.

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Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / Daniel Day-Lewis / Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

Lois starts finding herself compelled to steal things from stores, getting an almost sexual rush from breaking the law. She eventually gets caught, however, and is sent to prison. Unable to cope without her, the family decides to break her out of jail. On the run from the law, they try to make a new life for themselves while hiding out in Asiantown. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

The title is based on the 1962 song "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" by Neil Sedaka that hit number 1 on the Billboard Top 100 on August 11, 1962 and was re-recorded by Neil Sedaka and hit the number 8 on the Adult Contemporary Chart in January 1976. See more »

Goofs

When Peter smuggles Lois out of prison, she's suddenly in her street clothes again. See more »

Quotes

Lois Griffin: I feel like I've had this void all my life. Like there was a secret hole in me.
Glen Quagmire: Oh, God!
Lois Griffin: And I was trying to fill that hole with all these expensive things...
Glen Quagmire: Ooooh, God!
Lois Griffin: And I just enjoyed having all these things filling that hole.
Glen Quagmire: Ohhhhhhhhhh, God!
Lois Griffin: I guess I'm just going to have to sit back and let the penal system teach me a lesson.
Glen Quagmire: That one is also sexual.
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Crazy Credits

The family hides out in Asiantown and this episode features an Eastern-sounding version of the end credits. See more »

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Spoofs The Goonies (1985) See more »

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Performed by A-Ha
Written by 'Morten Harket'
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