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"Family Guy" Blue Harvest (2007)

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Family Guy: Season 6: Episode 1 -- The laughs come full "force" when the Griffin clan puts a freakin' sweet spin on the greatest sci-fi saga ever told!
Blue Harvest: Season 6: Episode 1 -- 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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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
23 September 2007 (Season 6, Episode 1)
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Plot:
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. | Full synopsis »
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Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Dominic Polcino 
Peter Shin (supervising director)
 
Writing credits
Seth MacFarlane (created by)

Seth MacFarlane (developed by) &
David Zuckerman (developed by)

Alec Sulkin (written by)

Produced by
Alex Borstein .... supervising producer
Steve Callaghan .... co-executive producer
Tom Devanney .... consulting producer
Kim Fertman .... associate producer
David A. Goodman .... executive producer
Mike Henry .... supervising producer
Mark Hentemann .... co-executive producer
Seth MacFarlane .... executive producer
Chris Sheridan .... executive producer
Danny Smith .... co-executive producer
Shannon Smith .... animation producer
Alec Sulkin .... supervising producer
Kara Vallow .... producer
Wellesley Wild .... supervising producer
 
Film Editing by
Mike Elias 
 
Production Management
Brandi Young .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph Lee .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ivaylo Anguelov .... storyboard revisionist
Kurt Dumas .... storyboard revisionist
Steve Fonti .... storyboard artist
Louis Gallegos .... storyboard revisionist (as Louis C. Gallegos)
Kevin Hanley .... color key
Michael Kinkade .... color key
Dante Leandado .... storyboard revisionist (as Dante Leondado)
Cynthia McIntosh .... color stylist
Erik Moxcey .... storyboard revisionist
Bao Nguyen .... storyboard artist
Michael Rundle .... storyboard artist (as Mike Rundle)
Ron Smith .... storyboard revisionist
Joe Vaux .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Patrick S. Clark .... production sound mixer
Jim Fitzpatrick .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Newlan .... supervising sound editor
Jeremy Olsen .... assistant sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Tania Francisco .... compositing supervisor
Bernard Mendiburu .... visual effects: 2D/3D conversion
 
Animation Department
Ed Acosta .... character designer
Joseph Aguilar .... background designer (as Jo Jo Aguilar)
Matt Barrios .... animatic editor
David Beall .... background designer
Anthony Blasucci .... assistant retake coordinator
Peter R. Brown .... overseas animation supervisor
Michelle Bryan .... animation timer
Acacia Caputo .... lip assignment
Mick Cassidy .... character designer
Deborah Cone .... retake director
Chad E. Cooper .... background supervisor (as Chad Cooper)
Jerilyn Dever .... animation timer
Peter Ehrlich .... color stylist
Craig Elliott .... animation timer
Gary Hall .... checker
Ken Hayashi .... character designer
Younghee Higa .... animation timer
Sean Isroelit .... animatic editor
Artie Johann .... animation production assistant
Misoon Kim .... checker
Phil Langone .... storyboard artist
Monica Lee .... animatic editor
Greg Lovell .... retake assistant director
Tony Lunn .... lip assignment
Mark Miraglia .... animation timer
Kip Noschese .... background designer
Shawn Ries .... animation production assistant
Sharon Ross .... character designer
Penelope Sevier .... checker
Dave Woody .... animatic editor
Ken Yi .... background designer
 
Editorial Department
Eric Brown .... assistant editor
Ray Valenzuela .... scanner
Bradley Winters .... scanner
 
Music Department
Patrick S. Clark .... music editor
Stan Jones .... music editor
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica
Walter Murphy .... composer: additional music
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Todd Sheidenberger .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Joe Zimmerman .... music librarian
Ron Grainer .... composer: Doctor Who Theme (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kevin Biggins .... assistant: David A. Goodman
Alex Carter .... writers assistant
Cherry Chevapravatdumrong .... executive story editor
Brent Crowe .... production coordinator
Mike Desilets .... production coordinator
Sean Fine .... production assistant
Christopher Glenn .... production assistant
Scott Marder .... writers assistant
Patrick Meighan .... executive story editor
Spencer Porter .... assistant: Seth MacFarlane (as A. Spencer Porter)
Marci Proietto .... production executive
Kat Purgal .... production assistant
Sean Perry .... production assistant (uncredited)
Rob Schulbaum .... production coordinator (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
USA:48 min (DVD version) | 40 min (original version)
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Trivia:
The opening "crawl text" makes mention of the HBO movie Gia (1998) (TV). Mila Kunis, who voices Meg, appeared in Gia as the young version of the title character.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Towards the end of the episode, just after the Death Star gets blown up, Chris's (Luke's) uniform has the buttons on the front but they aren't colored in & are white for a few seconds. in the next scene, they are colored in again like supposed to be.See more »
Quotes:
[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...
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Movie Connections:
References "Deal or No Deal" (2005)See more »
Soundtrack:
It Might Be YouSee more »

FAQ

Why is this called Blue Harvest?
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22 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
For Full Experience, Watch the DVD., 21 January 2008
Author: Brooke from United States

I saw the episode, thought it was funny, and being such a fan of Family Guy, knew how much Seth McFarlane loved the Star Wars references. I knew it was only a matter of time before a full-on remake of the film was created.

Then, I saw that a full-length DVD was coming out with extended and added scenes. Yeah. You thought it was good on Cartoon Network. Nothing compares to Stewie's diaper going over to the Dark Side. There is so much more adult humor. Everything is uncensored, and uncut.

The DVD extras include excellent commentary with Seth McFarlane, David A. Goodman, and Dominic Polcino (the episode director). My suggestion is to watch it once without the commentary, and once with. There's a fantastic interview with George Lucas, and a look into how (and why) Blue Harvest was made. I had no idea just how much of the original film was actually used. Direct quotes from Star Wars, scenes taken directly from the film, even 95% of the score is the original score with short edits and the Family Guy adaptation from Walter Murphy. The detail of the animation, right down to the explosions that look like effects taken directly from Star Wars (but aren't), was all done so well. George Lucas should be proud.

Seth McFarlane and his team put a great deal of effort into making this a quality and hysterical revamp of a Lucas classic. You can't get the full experience until you see it on DVD, though. Seth, you're a freaking genius.

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