With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter begins to tell a story, which leads to a Star Wars flashback. Acting out scenes from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.


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Episode credited cast:
Meg Griffin (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Doctor (archive footage)
John G. Brennan ...
Mort Goldman as Jawa (voice) (as Johnny Brennan)
Steve Callaghan ...
Rebel Soldier (voice)
Clark Griswold (voice)
Ellen Griswold (voice)
Mark Hentemann ...
Himself (voice)
Rush Limbaugh / Red 6 (voice)


With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter begins to tell a story, which leads to a Star Wars flashback. Acting out scenes from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

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Animation | Comedy


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Release Date:

23 September 2007 (USA)  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


In Blue Harvest, Peter/Chris talk about wanting to join the rebellion while still on Tattooine. Conversely in Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope, Luke's ambition at this point was to join the Galactic Empire and study at the Imperial Academy. See more »


Han Solo (Peter) is clearly seen taking the couch. He gets it wedged onto the space ship & stands there just holding it because it's stuck. A few minutes later he comes running in to shoot at the enemy. When shooting at the tie fighters, you can clearly see the Millennium Falcon no longer has the loading door down with the couch on it as if he pushed the wedged couch off the side to run in & start firing. When attacking the Death Star, Han Solo (peter) & Chewbacca (Brian) are sitting on the couch firing their weapons as if it was never thrown off their ship. See more »


[first lines]
Title card/crawl: A long time ago, but somehow in the future... It is a period of civil war and renegade paragraphs floating through space. There's cool space battles, and the bad guy is the good guy's dad. But you don't find that out 'til the next episode. And the hot chick is really the sister of the good guy, but they don't know it and they kiss. Which is kind of messed up. I mean, what if they had done it instead of just kissed? Angelina Jolie kissed her brother. Yeah, she did. You know it, I ...
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Spoofs Sanford and Son (1972) See more »


It Might Be You
Lyrics by Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
Music by Dave Grusin
Sung by Stephen Bishop
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About Family Guy
24 September 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Hi, I wanted to comment on the season premiere of the Family Guy. Wow, what an episode. Not to give too much away, any fan of the show will love this episode. I thought the animation was first rate. It reminded me of the animation of the Simpsons movie. Some scenes were pretty much third dimensional. I liked the shots of the planets and of the spaceships. Also, it was a pretty accurate take off of the first Star Wars movie, which I saw as a kid. I was wondering who going to play Obi Wan Kenobi and I was right on my guess, the old man pervert, and Stewie as Darth Vader was hilarious too. I did notice that Meg wasn't involved though. Also, I liked the Robot Chicken conversation at the end, with Chris and Peter arguing about it. That's an in joke, because Seth Green is a creator of Robot Chicken and he is the voice of Chris. I would say that was Family Guy at it's best last night. There are so many bad shows on TV nowadays, it's great to see there is some good shows left that actually believe in good and creative writing and film-making. I am so glad that shows like Simpsons, Family Guy and South Park are still around. They are a ray of hope in a vast wasteland of mediocrity, bad acting and writing. God, Simpsons has been on for 18 years and I still get laughs out of it.

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