New Year's 2000 is approaching, and Spooner Street is preparing for a big holiday bash. When Peter hears about the impending disaster of Y2K, however, he panics and locks the family in the basement. His fears turn out to be well-founded when the world's computer systems go haywire and civilization is destroyed by atomic blasts. After digging out of the rubble, the family decides to travel to the Natick Twinkie factory in the hopes of finding food and building a new town. Written by
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Did You Know?
This episode was the first appearance of Peter's future nemesis, The Giant Chicken. See more
When Meg is laying out mouse traps around Joe who is fused in the driveway, the direction he is facing flip-flops between frames. Additionally, the mouse traps she lays out change color. See more
[Peter has just eaten all the dehydrated food rations
Peter, you just ate a year's worth of food!
Huh. What a waste of money. I'm still hungry.
[Peter drinks a glass of water, then immediately balloons to several times his size
Everybody leave. I have to poop. *NOW!*
[the family runs away
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