After an incident at the Emmys the FCC overreacts and begins to censor anything and everything that may be viewed as unpleasant. So Peter gets the idea to start his own cable network ... See full summary »

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Chris Griffin (voice)
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Meg Griffin (voice)
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Diane Simmons (voice)
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Mike Brady (voice)
Keith Ferguson ...
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Various (voice)
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Cindy Brady (voice)
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Black Guy / John Boy (voice)
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Ralph Kramden (voice)
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Congressman / Pa (voice)
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Chris Sheridan ...
James / Soldier (voice)
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Storyline

After an incident at the Emmys the FCC overreacts and begins to censor anything and everything that may be viewed as unpleasant. So Peter gets the idea to start his own cable network dedicated to all of the "smut" television once offered. Lois, naturally being uncomfortable with this contacts the FCC who then shuts Peter down. Feeling that shutting him down is not enough the FCC then decides to begin censoring life. Written by Bukue_One

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Animation | Comedy

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Release Date:

6 November 2005 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based on the television channel MTV that started in 1981 broadcasting music videos hosted by DJ's and has evolved into a station that provides youth related entertainment. See more »

Goofs

When Stewie is promoting the book, "Everybody Poops," a purple book on the table disappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

[the FCC is censoring everyday life]
FCC officer: [covering Peter's groin with a black bar] His chin looks like balls. You want me to cover that, too?
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Crazy Credits

"PTV" spoofs the opening sequence of The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) See more »

Connections

References Three's Company (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

The Freakin' FCC
(Set to the tune of "Volunteer Firemen Picnic" from "Take Me Along")
Music and Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Parody lyrics by Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild
Performed by Seth MacFarlane
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