In preparation for a neighborhood pool party, Stan tells his family to get in tip-top shape. But when an accident ruins the Smith family name, a humiliated Stan fakes his family's deaths and moves everyone out of Langley Falls to escape his shame. Written by
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The title of the episode alludes to "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", a short story by Ambrose Bierce. In the original story, and subsequent screen adaptations and re-tellings, life and a death is not as it seems. See more
When Roger is first seen seated on the plane he's dressed like Indiana Jones, and has a gold statue in his hands. The next scene the statue is missing. See more
Someone's true value is determined through the eyes of others. That's in Genesis. Their first album, I think.
References Boogie Nights