Family Guy: Season 5, Episode 4

Saving Private Brian (5 Nov. 2006)

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Stewie and Brian join the army, go through basic training, and are sent to Iraq. Meanwhile, Chris becomes the lead singer of a rock band until Peter and Lois get Marilyn Manson to talk him out of it.

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Lois Griffin (voice)
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Chris Griffin / Neil Goldman / Additional Voices (voice)
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Meg Griffin (voice)
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Peggy (voice) (as Alex Breckenridge)
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Marilyn Manson (voice)
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Brad Garrett (voice)
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Drill Sargent (voice)
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Stewie and Brian join the army, go through basic training, and are sent to Iraq. Meanwhile, Chris becomes the lead singer of a rock band until Peter and Lois get Marilyn Manson to talk him out of it.

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Marilyn Manson refused to dub himself. See more »

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In the scene showing the school the night of the school dance, the school's sign has a spelling error. It clearly reads "JAMES WOODS REGLONAL HIGH SCHOOL." See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) See more »

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The US Army Kicks!
3 January 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

OK... this episode starts really funny : with the US Army coming to James Woods High (Chris's high school from Quahog) and trying to brain wash teenagers so that they join the war in Iraq. In the beginning of the episode, Family Guy spoofs Mike Rooney, Ray Romano, Muddy Waters and The Wizard of Oz. The next day Brian goes to the recruitment office to tell his opinion, but unfortunately, he and Stewie get recruited and later sent to Iraq. The whole training at the Army is really funny (also because they spoof Zinedine Zidane! and mention 4 musicals from Broadway). On a second plan: Chris becomes a rock star at his high school and starts having attitude problems; so Marilyn Manson steps in and clears his head, also giving consistent advices to Peter on how to raise kids! The rest of the episode is hilarious, but it ends in a nonsense (the whole democracy just stepping in in Iraq; which is not quite that funny, but in terms of US politics is real)... In conclusion, just enjoy the show: another Family Guy classic!


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