Family Guy (1999– )
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Death Has a Shadow 

After drinking too much at a stag party and falling asleep at work, Peter loses his job, signs up for welfare, and gets more money than expected.

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / God / Kool-Aid Guy / Johnson / Reporter / Bill Clinton / Charlie / Tom Hanks / Jerry Seinfeld / Dick / Black Woman / Mike Brady / Porno Bogart (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Greg Brady (voice)
Rachael MacFarlane ... Meg Griffin
Lori Alan ... Diane Simmons / Nancy the Postal Lady (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... John Madden (voice)
Butch Hartman Butch Hartman ... Various (voice)
Wally Wingert ... Various (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Judge (voice)
Billy West ... Various (voice)
Joey Slotnick ... Dick Clark (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Mr. Weed (voice)
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Storyline

Against strict orders from Lois, Peter drinks profusely at his buddy's bachelor party. After showing up at work hung over, Peter gets fired. When he applies for welfare, they accidentally send him a check for $150,000, which leads to a spending binge. When Lois discovers the truth, Peter attempts to return the money to the taxpayers by dumping it from a blimp at the Super Bowl. But when he is arrested, his family must come to the rescue.

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1999 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)| Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The scene in which Peter gets drunk on communion wine at church was cut from the original airing. A shorter version was included in Family Guy: Fifteen Minutes of Shame (2000). See more »

Goofs

When Brian enters the kitchen with the newspaper, the name of the paper reads "Daily Informant". But, as the scene progresses, the name changes to "Daily Times". See more »

Quotes

Brian Griffin: And remember you had an Irish Coffee the day we went to see "Philadelphia"?
Peter Griffin: [the family is watching the movie in a theater, where everybody except Peter is crying] I got it, it's the guy from Big. Tom Hanks, that's it. Aw, funny guy, Tom Hanks. Everything he says is a stitch.
Tom Hanks: I have AIDS.
[Peter starts laughing uncontrollably]
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Happy 19th anniversary Family Guy
5 February 2018 | by checkiecSee all my reviews

This test pilot is awesome because it's very nostalgic and creative.


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