History Recap / FamilyGuyS3E17BrianWallowsAndPetersSwallows

10th Apr '17 6:04:02 PM nombretomado
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* BittersweetEnding: SethMacfarlane considered this (at the time of the DVD release) the one episode that contained "real human emotion". Essentially, Pearl dies, yet gets to spend her last moments imagining what her life would be with Brian. Peter, meanwhile, has to release his birds, yet does so knowing they grew up.

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* BittersweetEnding: SethMacfarlane Creator/SethMacfarlane considered this (at the time of the DVD release) the one episode that contained "real human emotion". Essentially, Pearl dies, yet gets to spend her last moments imagining what her life would be with Brian. Peter, meanwhile, has to release his birds, yet does so knowing they grew up.
16th Mar '17 9:22:40 AM nombretomado
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** Lois and Brian have a conversation while one of her piano students plays a scale in a scene reminiscent of ''TheMusicMan''.

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** Lois and Brian have a conversation while one of her piano students plays a scale in a scene reminiscent of ''TheMusicMan''.''Theatre/TheMusicMan''.
16th Feb '17 9:11:15 PM Julayla64
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-->'''Mayor West:''' Shut up! You had your chance.

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-->'''Mayor West:''' Shut up! Quiet down! You had your chance.
30th Nov '16 2:02:27 PM fruitstripegum
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* BrickJoke: At the laser show, Mayor West is seen in love with his left hand. Later after Brian's court case is dismissed, West and his hand arrive in court to be wedded.


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* BrickJoke: At the laser show, Mayor West is seen in love with his left hand. Later after Brian's court case is dismissed, West and his hand arrive in court to be wedded.
16th Aug '16 9:32:19 AM speedyboris
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* ADateWithRosiePalms: During the musical number, one of the lyrics is "There's lots of things you may have missed / Like Pee Wee and his famous wrists."
23rd Nov '15 2:35:25 PM BulletproofLlama
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-->'''Brian:''' That's it! I had enough of you, YOU OLD HAG! You are nothing but a stupid, miserable old bitch who just wants the world to be as miserable as she is. Well, why don't you just do the world a great big favor and DROP DEAD?!

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-->'''Brian:''' That's it! I I've had enough of you, YOU OLD HAG! You are nothing but a stupid, miserable old bitch who just wants the world to be as miserable as she is. Well, why don't you just do the world a great big favor and DROP DEAD?!
23rd Nov '15 2:34:49 PM BulletproofLlama
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Brian delivers a brief but harsh one of these to Pearl after her cranky behaviour makes him lose his temper.
-->'''Brian:''' That's it! I had enough of you, YOU OLD HAG! You are nothing but a stupid, miserable old bitch who just wants the world to be as miserable as she is. Well, why don't you just do the world a great big favor and DROP DEAD?!
** He later regrets this after learning of Pearl's ill-fated singing career in a TV documentary and rushes back to her house to apologize, only to find her about to hang herself and stops her in the nick of time. He convinces her that he thought her singing was beautiful and she has a change of heart.
7th Jul '15 9:27:21 AM Wartzanall
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* CommercialBreakCliffhanger: Some versions of this episode cut to commercial just before Brian saves Pearl from her noose.

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* CommercialBreakCliffhanger: Some versions (mostly FOX's version) of this episode cut to commercial just before Brian saves Pearl from her noose.hanging herself (the DVD and Cartoon Network version doesn't do this).
7th Jul '15 9:26:09 AM Wartzanall
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**Joe arrests Brian for drunk driving, yet lets Peter (who's drunker) drive after catching Brian.
7th Jul '15 9:24:32 AM Wartzanall
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Brian, depressed over dating nothing but bimbos[[note]]though in later episodes, Brian wouldn't care about dating a woman who wasn't intelligent[[/note]], gets busted on a DUI after a night at the planetarium and is sentenced to care for an elderly shut-in who used to be famous. Meanwhile, Peter decides to grow a beard so he can be manly like Grizzly Adams, but ends up housing three rare birds.

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Brian, depressed over dating nothing but bimbos[[note]]though in later episodes, Brian wouldn't care about dating a woman who wasn't intelligent[[/note]], gets busted on a DUI after a night at the planetarium and is sentenced to care for an elderly shut-in who used to be famous. Meanwhile, Peter decides to grow a beard so he can be manly like Grizzly Adams, but ends up housing three rare birds.birds and raising them better than his own children.



* ButtMonkey: Brian

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* ButtMonkey: Brian{{Bowdlerization}}: Following the 9/11 attacks, two parts from the "You've Got a Lot to See" musical number were edited on FOX. The DVD version and the cable reruns on Cartoon Network and TBS are uncut:
**The World Trade Center towers were digitally removed.
**The tarot card showing that the world may end at the hands of a drunken GeorgeWBush had George W. Bush replaced with Jerry Springer on the set of his notorious talk show.



* IWishedYouWereDead: Brian told Pearl to drop dead, only to feel bad when he finds out about her past and comes back just in time to stop her from committing suicide.

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* IWishedYouWereDead: Brian told Pearl to drop dead, only to feel bad when he finds out about her past and comes back just in time to stop her from committing suicide.hanging herself.
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