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If I'm Dyin' I'm Lyin' 

Peter pretends Chris is dying so that Make-A-Dream-Come-True foundation can save a cancelled TV Show.

Directors:

Swinton O. Scott III (as Swinton Scott III), Peter Shin | 1 more credit »

Writers:

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 / Tom Tucker / God / Rufus Griffin / TV Announcer / Greg Gumble / Craig T. Nelson / NBC Assistant / Mr. McCloud / Kidnapper / God's Assistant (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Girl / Receptionist / Female Crowds / Female Classmate / Peggy (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Jeremy / NBC Employee / Male Crowds (voice)
Lori Alan ... Diane Simmons (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Martin Mull ... Mr. Harris (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Black To The Future Narrator (voice)
Peter Roth Peter Roth ... Steven C. Callaghan (voice)
Danny Smith Danny Smith ... Dirk Bandit / JJ Evans / Tommy (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... James Evans, Sr. (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Joe Swanson (voice)
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Storyline

When Peter and Chris' favorite TV show is canceled, Peter hatches a scheme to get it back on the air: by having Chris pretend to be dying of a rare disease, Peter convinces a dying wish charity to lobby the network to re-air the show in exchange for the TV rights to Chris' death. Peter then tries to back out of his end of the deal by claiming to have miraculously healed the fatal disease, but doesn't count on what will happen when people believe he's telling the truth. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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fake illness | See All (1) »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 2000 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based on the 1950's slang expression: If I'm Lying, I'm Dying. See more »

Goofs

As Peter goes in and out of the front door to talk to Lois and tell the man that he has healed Chris, the door changes from red to brown and back on the outside. See more »

Quotes

[Stewie's bath turns to blood]
Stewie Griffin: How positively delightful... it's as if someone stabbed Mr. Bubble.
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Connections

References Seinfeld (1989) See more »

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