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Brian Does Hollywood 

When Brian leaves the family for Hollywood with dreams of becoming a screenwriter and director, he winds up directing a porn video.

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Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / Jake Tucker / Jasper / Additional Voices (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Gary Cole ... Michael Eisner (voice)
Louise DuArt Louise DuArt ... Joan Rivers (voice) (as Louise Duart)
Olivia Hack ... Melissa Rivers (voice)
Jenna Jameson ... Jenna Jameson (voice)
Ron Jeremy ... Ron Jeremy (voice)
Ray Liotta ... Zack (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Bill Cosby (voice)
Danny Smith Danny Smith ... Keanu Reeves / Brian Eisner / Various (voice)
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Storyline

After recovering from his cocaine addiction, Brian decides it's time to move on with his life and packs up for California to pursue his dream of writing screenplays. He follows up on a contact from a friend and ends up being offered a chance to direct, but when the studio turns out to be a porn production house, Brian must decide just how much he wants to work in movies. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Animation | Comedy

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2001 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The 3 movies that Brian has been nominated for a Woodie are 'Add Momma to the Train', 'The Purple Head of Cairo', and 'You've Got Male Genitalia'. See more »

Goofs

In the episode "Brian does Hollywood", as Lois, Peter, and Stewie wait for the "Kids Say..." auditions, Peter's clothes change from a blue suit, to a grey suit, and then to his normal clothing. See more »

Quotes

Joan Rivers: I was asked to star in a porn movie once, but I couldn't. Because, you know, most of my body parts are less than 18 years old.
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Connections

References JAG (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Looks Like We Made It
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Written by Richard Kerr
Lyrics by Will Jennings
Performed by Barry Manilow
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Good Episode, Incredibly Stupid and Offensive Joke
27 November 2009 | by jgc2006See all my reviews

This is a good episode, Brian directing porn is a great premise and all in all it's pretty funny. The joke about Sharon Tate is absolutely shameful however and should never have been written, produced, televised or released on DVD.

There are a couple of stupid, offensive jokes in season 3 - the one about Jonbenet Ramsey is also woeful - but this joke almost ruins the entire season, even the entire series for me. Doesn't Seth Macfarlane have a conscience? Doesn't he monitor the writing in his own show? That joke should never have made it out of the writing room. Family Guy has always been inconsistent but jokes like this don't sit with the style, wit and humour the show is loved for.


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