History Recap / FamilyGuyS1E1DeathHasAShadow

11th Jun '17 2:11:49 AM Piterpicher
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: A lot of things from the first season, including this episode, will feel really odd to people who are used to seeing the post-2005 revival episodes. The jokes are not totally tasteless, but they are still better suited to AdultSwim than to CartoonNetwork. Most of the cutaways are flashbacks and WhatIf spots, rather than totally "random" gags that add nothing to the plot. The characters act very differently, too:

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: A lot of things from the first season, including this episode, will feel really odd to people who are used to seeing the post-2005 revival episodes. The jokes are not totally tasteless, but they are still better suited to AdultSwim Creator/AdultSwim than to CartoonNetwork.Creator/CartoonNetwork. Most of the cutaways are flashbacks and WhatIf spots, rather than totally "random" gags that add nothing to the plot. The characters act very differently, too:
10th Apr '17 6:03:19 PM nombretomado
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* NeverTrustATitle: Most of the titles in season one (not just this one) have titles that don't match the plot. According to SethMacFarlane, he did it as an homage to old-time radio.

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* NeverTrustATitle: Most of the titles in season one (not just this one) have titles that don't match the plot. According to SethMacFarlane, Creator/SethMacFarlane, he did it as an homage to old-time radio.
28th Feb '17 11:41:44 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Brian off-handedly mentions that he doesn't vote. This was years before he became the Liberal crusader he is now.



* ShotForShotRemake: This episode is basically an extended and repolished version of the pitch pilot, with jokes from SethMacFarlane's student film, ''The Life of Larry'' (though the next episode has the ''StarTrek'' scenes, like Captain Kirk splitting his pants, and Ensign Ricky muttering, "Aw, crap!" after Kirk picks him for the landing mission).

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* ShotForShotRemake: This episode is basically an extended and repolished version of the pitch pilot, with jokes from SethMacFarlane's Creator/SethMacFarlane's student film, ''The Life of Larry'' (though the next episode has the ''StarTrek'' ''Series/StarTrek'' scenes, like Captain Kirk splitting his pants, and Ensign Ricky muttering, "Aw, crap!" after Kirk picks him for the landing mission).
20th Feb '17 5:49:00 PM nombretomado
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* ParallelPornTitles: At the stag party, Peter and the guys watch ''[[{{Casablanca}} Assablanca]]'' (but it gets taped over with a documentary about the Statue of Liberty, causing the guys to drink so that the statue "would take her clothes off").

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* ParallelPornTitles: At the stag party, Peter and the guys watch ''[[{{Casablanca}} ''[[Film/{{Casablanca}} Assablanca]]'' (but it gets taped over with a documentary about the Statue of Liberty, causing the guys to drink so that the statue "would take her clothes off").
16th Jan '17 4:22:25 PM Fangusu
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: A lot of things from the first season, including this episode, will feel really odd to people who are used to seeing the post-2005 revival episodes. The jokes are not totally tasteless, but they are still TV-14 level due to how politically incorrect they can be, such as Hitler being jealous of a buff Jewish man getting all the girls at a gym and Peter thinking that ''Film/{{Philadelphia}}'' is a comedy because of the presence of TomHanks. Also, most of the cutaways are flashbacks and WhatIf spots, rather than totally "random" {{CutawayGag}}s that add nothing to the plot. The characters act very differently, too:

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: A lot of things from the first season, including this episode, will feel really odd to people who are used to seeing the post-2005 revival episodes. The jokes are not totally tasteless, but they are still TV-14 level due better suited to how politically incorrect they can be, such as Hitler being jealous of a buff Jewish man getting all the girls at a gym and Peter thinking that ''Film/{{Philadelphia}}'' is a comedy because of the presence of TomHanks. Also, most AdultSwim than to CartoonNetwork. Most of the cutaways are flashbacks and WhatIf spots, rather than totally "random" {{CutawayGag}}s gags that add nothing to the plot. The characters act very differently, too:



** Stewie has neither homosexual traits nor a hidden nicer side. Instead, he is the TokenEvilTeammate who hates everyone in the family, even Brian the dog.

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** Stewie has neither homosexual traits nor a hidden nicer side. Instead, he is the TokenEvilTeammate who hates everyone in the family, even Brian family. In fact, the dog.family member with whom Stewie has the strongest enmity is Brian.



** Brian's low-key, sophisticated personality is in pure form (the original joke being that, in a family of dolts, the ''dog'' is the most well-adjusted member) rather than the bleeding-heard liberal he'd later be known as. He's also Peter's best friend, not Stewie's.

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** Brian's Brian is not obsessed with politics; he has the purest form of a low-key, sophisticated personality that is in pure form (the original intended as a joke being that, towards how, in a family of dolts, idiots, the ''dog'' is the most well-adjusted member) rather than smartest of them all. Furthermore, the bleeding-heard liberal he'd later be known as. He's also Peter's best friend, human family member with whom Brian has the strongest friendship is Peter, not Stewie's.Stewie.
3rd Dec '16 8:21:29 PM NWolfman
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** Brian is not overly political. Instead, he is just an anthropomorphic martini-drinking dog who acts as the OnlySaneMan. Furthermore, he is best friends with Peter, not Stewie.

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** Brian Brian's low-key, sophisticated personality is not overly political. Instead, he is just an anthropomorphic martini-drinking dog who acts as in pure form (the original joke being that, in a family of dolts, the OnlySaneMan. Furthermore, he ''dog'' is the most well-adjusted member) rather than the bleeding-heard liberal he'd later be known as. He's also Peter's best friends with Peter, friend, not Stewie.Stewie's.
11th Jul '16 5:10:22 AM NESBoy
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--> (The Griffins are sitting watching an episode of TheBradyBunch)
--> '''Jan''': Mom, Dad, I found cigarettes in Greg's jacket.
--> '''Mike''': Greg, were you smoking cigarettes?
--> '''Greg''': No, Dad.
--> '''Mike''': (to Carol) Well, he's lying, there's no doubt about that. [to Greg] Greg, I'm afraid your punishment will be [[DarkerAndEdgier four hours in the snake pit]]. (Mike pushes a button revealing a trap door in the floor) Maybe that'll give you some time to think about what you've done.
--> '''Greg''': Aw, man. [dives in]
--> '''Jan''': That'll teach him.
--> '''Mike''': And, Jan, I'm afraid you've earned a day in the chamber of fire for tattling on your brother. [pushes a button and unlocks a steel door with roaring flames behind it]
--> [cut back to the Griffin living room]
--> '''Lois''': Uch! Smoking! How does a boy like that go so wrong?
--> '''Peter''': Well, they live in a crummy neighborhood.
--> '''Brian''': The Bradys?
--> '''Peter''': Oh, hell, yeah, they got robbers, thugs, drug dealers, aw, you name it.
--> [a black woman with a plate full of pancakes appears at the window]
--> '''Black Woman''': You folks want some pancakes?
--> '''Peter''': No, thank you. [to his family] See, the worst that we got is Jemima's Witnesses.

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--> (The ''(The Griffins are sitting watching an episode of TheBradyBunch)
--> '''Jan''':
''Series/TheBradyBunch'')''\\
'''Jan:'''
Mom, Dad, I found cigarettes in Greg's jacket.
--> '''Mike''':
jacket.\\
'''Mike:'''
Greg, were you smoking cigarettes?
--> '''Greg''':
cigarettes?\\
'''Greg:'''
No, Dad.
--> '''Mike''': (to Carol)
Dad.\\
'''Mike:''' ''(to Carol)''
Well, he's lying, there's no doubt about that. [to Greg] ''(to Greg)'' Greg, I'm afraid your punishment will be [[DarkerAndEdgier four hours in the snake pit]]. (Mike ''(Mike pushes a button revealing a trap door in the floor) floor)'' Maybe that'll give you some time to think about what you've done.
--> '''Greg''':
done.\\
'''Greg:'''
Aw, man. [dives in]
--> '''Jan''':
''(dives in)''\\
'''Jan:'''
That'll teach him.
--> '''Mike''':
him.\\
'''Mike:'''
And, Jan, I'm afraid you've earned a day in the chamber of fire for tattling on your brother. [pushes ''(pushes a button and unlocks a steel door with roaring flames behind it]
--> [cut
it)''\\
''(cut
back to the Griffin living room]
--> '''Lois''':
room)''\\
'''Lois:'''
Uch! Smoking! How does a boy like that go so wrong?
--> '''Peter''':
wrong?\\
'''Peter:'''
Well, they live in a crummy neighborhood.
--> '''Brian''':
neighborhood.\\
'''Brian:'''
The Bradys?
--> '''Peter''':
Bradys?\\
'''Peter:'''
Oh, hell, yeah, they got robbers, thugs, drug dealers, aw, you name it.
--> [a
it.\\
''(a
black woman with a plate full of pancakes appears at the window]
-->
window)''\\
'''Black Woman''': Woman:''' You folks want some pancakes?
--> '''Peter''':
pancakes?\\
'''Peter:'''
No, thank you. [to ''(to his family] family)'' See, the worst that we got is Jemima's Witnesses.



--> '''Peter''': Not a drop of alcohol is going to touch these lips tonight.
--> ''(SmashCut to the party)''
--> '''Quagmire''': [[GilliganCut Hey, who wants to play "Drink the Beer"?]]
--> '''Peter''': Right here!

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--> '''Peter''': '''Peter:''' Not a drop of alcohol is going to touch these lips tonight.
-->
tonight.\\
''(SmashCut to the party)''
--> '''Quagmire''':
party)''\\
'''Quagmire:'''
[[GilliganCut Hey, who wants to play "Drink the Beer"?]]
--> '''Peter''':
Beer"?]]\\
'''Peter:'''
Right here!



-->'''Lois:''' You see Peter, laying drunk on the table is nature's way of telling you I was right.
-->'''Lois:''' Well Meg, sagging lips is nature's way of telling you you shouldn't have covered for your father's lie.

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-->'''Lois:''' You see Peter, laying drunk on the table is nature's way of telling you I was right.
-->'''Lois:'''
right.\\
''...''\\
'''Lois:'''
Well Meg, sagging lips is nature's way of telling you you shouldn't have covered for your father's lie.
13th Jun '16 9:45:07 AM Fangusu
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** Meg, while relatively luckless, is a sympathetic BrattyTeenageDaughter who just wants to be accepted and, even better, is not the victim of constant abuse. In fact, both Peter and Lois try to be real parents to her.

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** Meg, while relatively luckless, Meg is a sympathetic BrattyTeenageDaughter who just wants to be accepted and, even better, while relatively luckless, is not the victim of constant abuse. In fact, both Peter and especially Lois both try to be real parents to her.
13th Jun '16 9:43:09 AM Fangusu
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** Peter is a likable BumblingDad trying to make things right, plus he works at a toy factory run by an AmbigouslyGay man named Mr. Weed.

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** Peter is a likable BumblingDad trying to make things right, plus he works at a toy factory run by an AmbigouslyGay AmbiguouslyGay man named Mr. Weed.
13th Jun '16 9:42:43 AM Fangusu
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** Meg is a sympathetic BrattyTeenageDaughter who just wants acceptance and, even better, is not the victim of constant abuse. In fact, both Peter and Lois try to be real parents to her.

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** Meg Meg, while relatively luckless, is a sympathetic BrattyTeenageDaughter who just wants acceptance to be accepted and, even better, is not the victim of constant abuse. In fact, both Peter and Lois try to be real parents to her.



** Peter is a lovable BumblingDad trying to make things right, plus he works at a toy factory run by a flamboyantly gay man named Mr. Weed.
** Lois is friendlier and more sensible. Also, her voice is deeper.
** Stewie has neither homosexual traits nor a hidden nicer side. Instead, he is the TokenEvilTeammate who clearly hates everyone in the family, even Brian the dog.
** Quagmire is just a generic party animal, with no paedophilic tendencies.

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** Peter is a lovable likable BumblingDad trying to make things right, plus he works at a toy factory run by a flamboyantly gay an AmbigouslyGay man named Mr. Weed.
** Lois is friendlier and more sensible. Also, Additionally, her voice is deeper.
** Stewie has neither homosexual traits nor a hidden nicer side. Instead, he is the TokenEvilTeammate who clearly hates everyone in the family, even Brian the dog.
** Quagmire is just a generic party animal, with no paedophilic tendencies.animal who happens to be promiscuous.
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