Family Guy (1998– )

Breaking Out Is Hard to Do 

Lois goes to jail after a shoplifting crime spree, but when the family breaks her out, they're forced to live in Asiantown.


Kurt Dumas, Peter Shin


Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 7 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / Daniel Day-Lewis / Additional Voices (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Loretta Brown / Tricia Takanawa / Barbara Pewterschmidt / Winona Ryder / Additional Voices (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Neil Goldman / Corey Haim / Additional Voices (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Lori Alan ... Diane Simmons (voice)
Mo Collins ... Mom in Supermarket / Woman #1 in Book Club (voice)
Paul Ganus ... Falcor (voice)
Hunter Gomez ... Terminally Ill Child / Asian Kid (voice)
Mark Hentemann Mark Hentemann ... (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Judge (voice)
Rob Narita ... Chinese Men (voice)
Joseph Seal Joseph Seal ... Mikey / Chunk (voice)
Danny Smith Danny Smith ... (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... (voice)
Jennifer Tilly ... Bonnie Swanson (voice)


Lois starts finding herself compelled to steal things from stores, getting an almost sexual rush from breaking the law. She eventually gets caught, however, and is sent to prison. Unable to cope without her, the family decides to break her out of jail. On the run from the law, they try to make a new life for themselves while hiding out in Asiantown. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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Animation | Comedy


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Release Date:

17 July 2005 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


At the end of Family Guy: 8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter (2005), Peter states that he will be running for mayor in Quahog in the next Family Guy episode. This episode has nothing to with him running for mayor at all. See more »


When Peter smuggles Lois out of prison, she's suddenly in her street clothes again. See more »


Brian Griffin: [dressed-up as a woman, walking up and down Lois and Peter's bedroom] Uh, I have so much to do today. I have to do laundry, then I have a piano lesson, then I have to make dinner. I'm so busy. Better hurry.
Stewie Griffin: [entering the room] Lois, I want my graham crack - -
[realizing he's talking to Brian in drag]
Stewie Griffin: Oh...
Brian Griffin: [stops walking] Hey...
Stewie Griffin: Hey... are you playing a little dress-up?
Brian Griffin: Yeah...
Stewie Griffin: Yeah... Good. It's fun to pretend. Hum... so, listen, if you see Lois, tell her...
Brian Griffin: ...Graham cracker.
Stewie Griffin: Graham cracker, yes,...
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Crazy Credits

The family hides out in Asiantown and this episode features an Eastern-sounding version of the end credits. See more »


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