Family Guy: Season 9, Episode 2

Excellence in Broadcasting (3 Oct. 2010)

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Brian does a 180 on Rush Limbaugh and befriends him after he reads one of his books.

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Lois Griffin (voice)
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Chris Griffin (voice)
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Meg Griffin (voice)
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Mike Brady (voice)
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George W. Bush (voice)
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Joyce Kinney (voice)
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Ollie Williams (voice)
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Carol Brady (voice)
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When Brian learns that Rush Limbaugh is going to be at the Quahog Mall for a book-signing, he decides to go down there and give him a piece of his left-wing mind. But when Rush unexpectedly comes to Brian's rescue, Brian has a political change of heart Written by Fox Publicity

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Trivia

First episode of Family Guy to feature the updated widescreen opening credit sequence. See more »

Quotes

[Brian has just finished reading Rush Limbaugh's latest book]
Brian Griffin: My God. Rush Limbaugh was right. Conservative republicanism is the answer.
[We cut to Stan Smith from "American Dad!" watching the episode in his living room]
Stan Smith: Good. Good for Brian.
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Spoofs The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

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Republican Town
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Set to the tune of "The Company Way"
Music and Original Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Parody Lyrics by Patrick Meighan
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27 October 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The beginning and end of the episode were quick, funny, and genuinely sharp satire. The middle was bogged down with too much partisan mud-slinging and empty-headed rhetoric. This show really, really needs to stop preaching, because the comedy stops dead every time it does, it doesn't serve the issues it attempts to address even remotely competently and it's just not entertaining to watch. Either mock idiocy and extremism on both sides without lecturing the audience or stop harping on politics. Good satire needs to be egalitarian, if they're going to call themselves "equal opportunity offenders", they need to live up to it.

Overall, it was a an okay episode and was something of a step in the right direction, but seemed to take two steps back.


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