After quarterback Tom Brady witnesses Peter pummeling several people in order to get to the bathroom, he recruits him to play for the New England Patriots.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lois Griffin (voice)
Chris Griffin (voice)
Meg Griffin (voice)
Diane Simmons (voice)
Jeff Bergman ...
Fred Flintstone (voice)
Tom Brady (voice)
Troy Brown ...
Troy Brown (voice)
Bob Costas (voice)
Johnny (voice)
Mark Hentemann ...
Various (voice)
Jay Leno (voice)
Martin Savage ...


After quarterback Tom Brady witnesses Peter pummeling several people in order to get to the bathroom, he recruits him to play for the New England Patriots.

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29 January 2006 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The title is based in the Tom Clancy novel and the movie of the same name Patriot Games (1992) which starred Harrison Ford. See more »


In the episode "Patriot Games", Peter identifies himself as a "secret-agent astronaut millionaire" at his high school reunion. Shortly after it is revealed he works at a brewery, Tom Brady mistakenly thinks Peter claimed to be a "cowboy astronaut millionaire". See more »


Control Room Director: This calls for a victory tune!
Control Room Director: [sings] Now a woman who'll kiss on a very 1st date, Is usually a hussy, And a woman who'll kiss on the second time out, Is anything but fussy, But a woman who'll wait 'till the 3rd time around, Head in the clouds, feet on the ground, She's the girl he's glad he's found, She's his Shipoopi.
[crowd sings]
Control Room Director: Shipoopi, Shipoopi, Shipoopi, The girl is hard to get.
[Peter sings]
Control Room Director: Shipoopi, Shipoopi, Shipoopi,
[cheerleaders sing]
Control Room Director: But you can win her yet.
[Peter sings]
Control Room Director: Walk her ...
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References The Sorcerer (1982) See more »


By Meredith Willson
Performed by Seth MacFarlane
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Family Guy Hits Bottom
3 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This may be the worst Family Guy episode ever, marking the bottom of a downward trend characteristic of Bush's approval rating. The only aspect of this episode worth bragging about is the Soprano-esquire scenes between Stewie and Brian, and the revenge Brian gets at the end (only because I know a few people that I'd like to do that to). It was stupid singing, stupid dancing, and the ever-homo-sounding voice of Tom Brady. If you were going to do an episode involving the Patriots, make fun of them, because there's nothing in the department of humor that the Patriots can contribute (if you don't believe me, watch SNL when Tom Brady hosted it; Peyton Manning had more humor in the introduction than Tom's entire show). But back to this episode, there was practically no satire whatsoever. The comedy leaned more towards the stupid end of the spectrum where you'd find any movie with Will Ferrill in it. To the writers of Family Guy, stick to what got you kicked off the air. I was completely disappointed with this episode and if I could give it lower than

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