History Recap / FamilyGuyS4E16TheCourtshipOfStewiesFather

21st Oct '15 4:52:56 PM nombretomado
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** The third act is this for {{Disney}} in general. For example...

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** The third act is this for {{Disney}} Creator/{{Disney}} in general. For example...
20th Jul '15 10:14:59 AM nombretomado
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* OverlyLongGag: Peter and Stewie laughing as they kidnap Lois, lock her in the car, drown her, hitchhike home, stop at a McDonalds (or some kind of diner or fast-food restaurant), and come home. According to DVD commentary, SethMacFarlane did the laughing for both Peter and Stewie in one take and it tired him immensely. He promised never to do that again, which explains why on the ''American Dad'' episode "The Weiner of Our Discontent"[[note]]the episode where Roger finds out why he was sent to Earth, and Steve faces off against Toshi in a hot dog eating contest[[/note]], a similar sequence where Stan laughs at Roger on their way home from the airport was undercut with a scene of Steve and his nerd friends going to Toshi's house.

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* OverlyLongGag: Peter and Stewie laughing as they kidnap Lois, lock her in the car, drown her, hitchhike home, stop at a McDonalds UsefulNotes/McDonalds (or some kind of diner or fast-food restaurant), and come home. According to DVD commentary, SethMacFarlane did the laughing for both Peter and Stewie in one take and it tired him immensely. He promised never to do that again, which explains why on the ''American Dad'' episode "The Weiner of Our Discontent"[[note]]the episode where Roger finds out why he was sent to Earth, and Steve faces off against Toshi in a hot dog eating contest[[/note]], a similar sequence where Stan laughs at Roger on their way home from the airport was undercut with a scene of Steve and his nerd friends going to Toshi's house.
22nd Apr '15 10:58:48 AM Wartzanall
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Lois mistakes Stewie's drawings of her being killed for him not being around Peter enough, so she tells Peter to bond with Stewie, which they do, by pranking Lois constantly. Meanwhile, Chris accidentally breaks Herbert's window playing baseball and has to do chores, much to the old man's delight. He even fantasizes himself as Audrey from ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'' with Chris as Seymour.

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Lois mistakes Stewie's drawings of her being killed for him not being around Peter enough, so she tells Peter to bond with Stewie, which they do, by pranking Lois constantly. Meanwhile, Chris accidentally breaks Herbert's window playing baseball and has to do chores, chores for him, much to the old man's delight. He even fantasizes himself as Audrey from ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'' with Chris as Seymour.
delight.
29th Mar '15 5:01:24 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The DVD commentary for this episode reveals that the network took a lot of issue with the subplot of Chris doing chores for Herbert the pedophile and constantly asks them to tone it down. While the end result did give Herbert a more human side (showing that, as much as he lusts after Chris, he does care about him and tries not to take advantage of him), one could also argue that this was out of character and the end result of the censors telling [=MacFarlane=] and company what they could and couldn't allow (which is mentioned on the commentary) and that the season 11 episode "Chris Cross" (in which Chris runs away to Herbert's house after Meg blackmails him) got away with more.
19th Jul '14 10:24:31 PM BroomhandleJones
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Lois mistakes Stewie's drawings of her being killed for him not being around Peter enough, so she tells Peter to bond with Stewie, which they do, by pranking Lois constantly. However, they go too far by putting her in the car and pushing it into a lake. Lois is understandably angry at Peter for that, and when Stewie tries to defend Peter, Lois tells him to go to his room, and feels betrayed when Peter lets Lois do that. Peter makes up for it by taking Stewie to Disney World, where Stewie is kidnapped and put on the Tiny World ride.

Meanwhile, Chris accidentally breaks Herbert's window playing baseball and has to do chores, much to the old man's delight. He even fantasizes himself as Audrey from ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'' with Chris as Seymour.

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Lois mistakes Stewie's drawings of her being killed for him not being around Peter enough, so she tells Peter to bond with Stewie, which they do, by pranking Lois constantly. However, they go too far by putting her in the car and pushing it into a lake. Lois is understandably angry at Peter for that, and when Stewie tries to defend Peter, Lois tells him to go to his room, and feels betrayed when Peter lets Lois do that. Peter makes up for it by taking Stewie to Disney World, where Stewie is kidnapped and put on the Tiny World ride.

Meanwhile, Chris accidentally breaks Herbert's window playing baseball and has to do chores, much to the old man's delight. He even fantasizes himself as Audrey from ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'' with Chris as Seymour.


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* ExecutiveMeddling: The DVD commentary for this episode reveals that the network took a lot of issue with the subplot of Chris doing chores for Herbert the pedophile and constantly asks them to tone it down. While the end result did give Herbert a more human side (showing that, as much as he lusts after Chris, he does care about him and tries not to take advantage of him), one could also argue that this was out of character and the end result of the censors telling [=MacFarlane=] and company what they could and couldn't allow (which is mentioned on the commentary) and that the season 11 episode "Chris Cross" (in which Chris runs away to Herbert's house after Meg blackmails him) got away with more.
13th Jul '14 4:17:15 AM eroock
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* TrappedInASinkingCar: Peter and Stewie do this to Lois as a prank. Fortunately, Lois survives, and when she gets back home, she is not happy with them at all.
24th Mar '14 7:45:28 AM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The subplot of Chris doing chores for Herbert had to be completely watered down as FOX was scared of the pedophile jokes that would spring from the storyline. The DVD commentary goes into detail about what would have been in the subplot had FOX not interfered. On the plus side, it did show that Herbert actually cared about Chris enough not to take advantage of him, but the "Chris lives with Herbert the Pedophile" subplot on the season eleven episode "Chris Cross" got away with more than what this episode did.
13th Sep '13 6:31:56 PM PeachPerfect
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* MotorMouth: Stewie's raction about going to Disney World.

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* MotorMouth: Stewie's raction reaction about going to Disney World.World.
* OverlyLongGag: Peter and Stewie laughing as they kidnap Lois, lock her in the car, drown her, hitchhike home, stop at a McDonalds (or some kind of diner or fast-food restaurant), and come home. According to DVD commentary, SethMacFarlane did the laughing for both Peter and Stewie in one take and it tired him immensely. He promised never to do that again, which explains why on the ''American Dad'' episode "The Weiner of Our Discontent"[[note]]the episode where Roger finds out why he was sent to Earth, and Steve faces off against Toshi in a hot dog eating contest[[/note]], a similar sequence where Stan laughs at Roger on their way home from the airport was undercut with a scene of Steve and his nerd friends going to Toshi's house.



*** Stewie's Tiny World outfit is based on [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom Short Round]], but Peter think's he's dressed as [[Series/WhatsHappening Rerun]].

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*** Stewie's Tiny World outfit is based on [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom Short Round]], but Peter think's he's dressed as [[Series/WhatsHappening Rerun]].Rerun]] from the 1970s sitcom ''What's Happening?''.
25th Jun '13 3:31:55 PM bunchacrunch
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The subplot of Chris doing chores for Herbert had to be completely watered down as FOX was scared of the pedophile jokes that would spring from the storyline. The DVD commentary goes into detail about what would have been in the subplot had FOX not interfered.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: The subplot of Chris doing chores for Herbert had to be completely watered down as FOX was scared of the pedophile jokes that would spring from the storyline. The DVD commentary goes into detail about what would have been in the subplot had FOX not interfered. On the plus side, it did show that Herbert actually cared about Chris enough not to take advantage of him, but the "Chris lives with Herbert the Pedophile" subplot on the season eleven episode "Chris Cross" got away with more than what this episode did.
2nd Jun '13 11:53:04 AM bunchacrunch
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The subplot of Chris doing chores for Herbert had to be completely watered down as FOX was scared of the pedophile jokes that would spring from the storyline. The DVD commentary goes into detail about what would have been in the subplot had FOX not interfered.
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