Family Guy: Season 3, Episode 1

The Thin White Line (11 Jul. 2001)

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Brian gets a job with the police as a drug sniffing dog, but ends up getting hooked.

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Brian becomes a narcotic cop & in the process becomes addicted to cocaine. Written by Bukue_One

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The title is based on the "The Thin Red Line" by James Joyce. See more »

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When Brain and Joe are chasing their first suspect, during the CHiPS parody, the luggage cart handles switch from facing inward to outward between shots. See more »

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Stewie Griffin: [Brian walks in] Oh, splendid! Fido McCoke-fiend is home.
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References Charles in Charge (1984) See more »

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17 November 2008 | by (Staten Island, NY) – See all my reviews

Great episode! Compare this one to the recent 2 seasons and you would almost think you're watching a totally different show. Also compare Stewie's depiction here versus the current seasons--he's a total fop now, and not funny at all. He had a great line in this one "Oh, splendid! Fido McCoke-fiend is home" I love the Bullwinkle parody (how many viewers was this lost on?). I also liked the David Letterman spoof too. In fact, the older shows had many takeoffs on older television shows, which were very clever. I tried watching the latest episode today and could not sit through it. It was just not funny at all.

This and the follow-up episodes are great, especially Stewie's attempt to hypnotize viewers on Bill Cosby's show. Funny stuff.


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