Family Guy (1999– )

Da Boom 

Peter's paranoia about the end of the world makes the family cancel their New Year's Eve '99 plans, but for once, Peter is actually somewhat right.


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

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Episode cast overview:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / Bill Clinton / Business Man #2 / Crowd / General / Naked Guy / Greg / New Quahog Citizen / George Washington / Citizen #4 (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Sheila / Old Lady / New Quahog Citizen #2 (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Lori Alan ... Diane Simmons (voice)
Patrick Duffy ... Bobby Ewing
Mike Henry ... Cleveland Brown (voice)
Jack Perkins Jack Perkins ... Himself (voice)
Victoria Principal ... Pamela Barnes Ewing
Will Sasso ... Randy Newman (voice) (as William Sasso)
Joey Slotnick ... (voice)
Danny Smith Danny Smith ... (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Joe Swanson (voice)


New Year's 2000 is approaching, and Spooner Street is preparing for a big holiday bash. When Peter hears about the impending disaster of Y2K, however, he panics and locks the family in the basement. His fears turn out to be well-founded when the world's computer systems go haywire and civilization is destroyed by atomic blasts. After digging out of the rubble, the family decides to travel to the Natick Twinkie factory in the hopes of finding food and building a new town. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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Animation | Comedy


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Release Date:

26 December 1999 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


It is shown that Peter gets into long, bloody brawls with a giant chicken named Ernie. Their rivalry originated from a flashback when Ernie gave Peter an expired coupon for a local market. See more »


(at around 6 mins) The world map on the monitor spells out "Happy New Year", with the Y slightly misshapen. A few seconds later, the Y is not misshapen, even though one of the generals point out that it is. See more »


[a U.S. map at a military base shows 'Happy New Year' lit up on the map]
Military Sergeant: Very nice, lieutenant.
Military Tech Guy: Actually, all of those lights represent missiles that went off. The pattern is just a coincidence.
Military Sergeant: Come to think of it, that Y is a bit off. Still, it looks nice.
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Alternate Versions

Only seen on the original airing, there is a slight alteration when the aliens comment on earth blowing up. When the naked man comes out to see what happened, he does not have the anal probe and another alien comes out zipping the fly of his pants. See more »


Spoofs Aliens (1986) See more »

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