History Recap / FamilyGuyS9E1AndThenThereWereFewer

9th Oct '15 10:42:07 AM LahmacunKebab
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-->'''Lois:''' Oh my God...you're ''forty''?

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-->'''Lois:''' Oh my God... you're ''forty''?
29th Sep '15 11:54:27 PM Aspie
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* FridgeLogic: InUniverse: Lois catches on to Diane being the killer because Diane packed a fresh shirt prepared for her first solo news broadcast. The only reason she'd have done that was if she knew for a fact that Tom wouldn't be broadcasting with her.
3rd Jun '15 9:20:15 AM Angeldeb82
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* TheBadGuyWins: While she does get killed, Diane success in getting Tom arrested. Averted in that he's out of jail by the next episode.

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* TheBadGuyWins: While she does get killed, Diane success succeeds in getting Tom arrested. Averted in that he's out of jail by the next episode.
3rd Jun '15 9:19:20 AM Angeldeb82
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* {{Homage}}: Or rather a title parody of Creator/AgathaChristie's ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone''.

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* {{Homage}}: Or rather a title parody of Creator/AgathaChristie's ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone''.
3rd Jun '15 9:18:30 AM Angeldeb82
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* TheBadGuyWins: While she does get killed, Diane succees in getting Tom arrested. Averted in that he's out of jail by the next episode.
* BigDamnVillains: Stewie kills Diane at the end before she can kill Lois.

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* TheBadGuyWins: While she does get killed, Diane succees success in getting Tom arrested. Averted in that he's out of jail by the next episode.
* BigDamnVillains: BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork: Stewie kills Diane at the end before she can kill Lois.



* DisneyVillainDeath: Diane

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* DisneyVillainDeath: DianeDiane.


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* {{Homage}}: Or rather a title parody of Creator/AgathaChristie's ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone''.
11th May '15 1:16:33 PM StevieWillShowYou
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The Griffins receive an invitation to a mansion for a dinner in their honor. When they arrive, they see that many of their friends have been invited to the mansion as well. When everyone settles down at the table, they see that their host is James Woods. At first they think he's up to no good again, but he says that he's reformed and has become a born-again Christian thanks to his new girlfriend Priscilla. When Woods leaves momentarily, Quagmire's embarrassing girlfriend Stephanie gets shot in the chest and dies. Fearing Woods did it, everyone tries to escape the mansion by driving over a stone bridge, but lightning strikes a tree and the tree falls onto the bridge, destroying it. Everyone stays in the mansion and fears that Woods might kill one of them next. When Woods shows up, they accuse him of killing Stephanie despite him saying he didn't, but then the lights go out and turn back one and everyone finds that Woods has been stabbed to death. Everyone realizes that Woods wasn't the killer and that the killer is one of them. Priscilla faints and Stephanie's body disappears.

While searching for the killer, Joe discovers that the gun that killed Stephanie was timed to go off when Woods was in his chair, but Stephanie was in it instead, revealing her death was an accident. Everyone has a motive for killing Woods, but Mort's wife Muriel becomes the prime suspect when it is discovered that Woods had blackmailed her into giving him prescription drugs. After Peter accidentally knocks out Joe while wearing a knight's armor, everyone splits into groups. While Brian and Stewie search, they hear Muriel screaming and they meet the others to discover that Muriel has been stabbed with the same knife that killed Woods, and also that the fainted Priscilla is gone was well. Jillian's husband Derek tries to help by going to the top of the mansion to get a cellphone signal and call the police, but is murdered via a blow to the head by the murderer, whose identity is not revealed, and falls to the ground. Consuela points out that one of Woods' Golden Globe awards has been stolen and used as the object to kill Derek. While the group searches Tom's room for any clues, they discover the blood-covered award under his bed. Tom defends himself by saying that Priscilla planted it there, but everyone discovers that Priscilla has been slashed in the throat and stuffed into the air duct. Tom is accused of being the killer and after a chase, Tom is captured and arrested.

The next day, the bridge is repaired and everyone prepares to head home when Lois tries to comfort Diane about losing Tom. When Diane shows Lois a shirt her mother made for her for her first solo newscast, Lois questions why she would have a shirt for the occasional already and she discovers to her horror that Diane is the real killer. As Diane holds Lois at gunpoint, she tells her her plan that she wanted revenge on Tom that because her 40th birthday had come, he had been pressuring the station to replace her with a younger newscaster, while at the same time, her romantic relationship with James Woods has died out. She met up with Priscilla when she was an intern at the station and used her as a pawn to an elaborate plan to kill those who ruined her life. She got Priscilla to get Woods to reform and invite everyone to the mansion and kill Woods with the timer, which ended up killing Stephanie instead and she killed Priscilla and Muriel simply because they discovered her in the act of fixing her plans, and Derick to prevent him from contacting the police before she framed Tom. When Lois asks what happened to Stephanie's body, it is shown that Quagmire took it planning to have sex with it. As Diane is about to shoot Lois in the backyard, Diane is shot by an unknown assailant and alls off a cliff to her death. The assailant is revealed to be Stewie, who insists that he's the only one allowed to kill Lois.

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The Griffins receive an invitation to a secluded mansion for a dinner held in their honor. When honor; when they arrive, they see that many several of their friends have been invited to and fellow Quahog residents, who all received the mansion as well. When same invitation. Once everyone settles down at the dining room table, they see that James Woods reveals himself as their host is James Woods. At first they think he's up to no good again, host. Everyone thinks he has the worst intentions, but he says that he's reformed and has Woods claims to have become a born-again Christian thanks to his new girlfriend Priscilla. girlfriend, Priscilla, and wants to make amends with everyone he hurt.

When Woods leaves momentarily, and Priscilla leave the room to check on dinner, Quagmire's embarrassing girlfriend Stephanie gets shot in the chest and dies. Fearing Woods did it, everyone Everyone tries to escape the mansion by driving over a stone bridge, but lightning strikes a tree and the tree tree, which falls onto the bridge, destroying bridge and destroys it. Everyone stays in the mansion and fears Fears that James Woods might kill one of them next. When next makes the entire group paranoid, and when Woods shows up, they accuse and Priscilla return to the dining room, everyone accuses him of killing Stephanie despite him saying he didn't, but Stephanie. Woods proclaims his innocence, then the lights go out and turn out; when they come back one and everyone finds that on, Woods has been lies on the floor, stabbed to death. Everyone realizes that Woods wasn't the killer and that the killer is one of them. Priscilla faints and faints, Stephanie's body disappears.

While searching for
disappears, and everyone realizes that Woods couldn't have been the killer, killer.

During a search of the dining room,
Joe discovers that the gun that killed Stephanie -- it was timed to go off when Woods was in his chair, but Stephanie was in it instead, revealing her so Stephanie's death was an accident. Everyone a case of wrong place, wrong time. The group starts searching for Woods's killer, but soon realize that ''everyone'' has a motive for killing Woods, but him. Mort's wife Muriel becomes the prime suspect when it is discovered that the group finds out how Woods had blackmailed her into giving him prescription drugs. After Peter puts on a suit of armor and accidentally knocks out Joe while wearing a knight's armor, Joe, everyone splits into groups. While Brian and Stewie search, they hear Muriel screaming scream, and they meet the others to discover that Muriel has been soon everyone finds Muriel's body, stabbed with the same knife that killed Woods, Woods. The group returns to the dining room and also notices that the fainted Priscilla is has gone was well. missing. Jillian's husband Derek tries to help by going to the top of the mansion to get a cellphone signal and call the police, but is murdered via the murderer (whose identity remains a secret) kills him with a blow to the head by the murderer, whose identity is not revealed, and falls that sends him falling to the ground. ground below.

Everyone goes outside to examine Derek's body, and once they go back inside,
Consuela points out that one of Woods' James Woods's Golden Globe awards has been stolen and used stolen. Dr. Hartman identifies it as the object used to kill Derek. While Derek based on his wound pattern. With their paranoia at its peak, the remaining group searches everyone's rooms together so no one can split from the group and commit another murder. As the group searches Tom's room for any clues, they discover the Meg finds a blood-covered award Golden Globe under his bed. Tom defends himself by saying that Priscilla planted it there, but everyone Joe discovers that Priscilla has been slashed Priscilla's dead body in the throat and stuffed into the air duct. Tom is accused of being the killer and after duct in Tom's room. After a brief chase, the gang captures Tom is captured and arrested.

holds him until the police can arrive.

The next day, morning, construction crews and police have arrived to repair the bridge is repaired and arrest Tom. As everyone prepares to head home when home, Lois tries to comfort Diane about losing Tom. When and asks what she'll do now that Tom will go to jail. Diane mentions she'll probably anchor the news solo, then shows Lois off a shirt her mother made for her for her first solo newscast, newscast. Lois questions wonders why she Diane would have a shirt for the occasional already occasion before she even knew she'd do the news solo...at which point Lois puts two and she discovers to her horror that Diane two together: ''Diane is the real killer. As killer''.

Diane holds Lois at gunpoint, gunpoint while she tells her her plan explains that she wanted revenge on Tom that because her 40th birthday had come, he had (because he'd been pressuring the station to replace her with a younger newscaster, while at the same time, her romantic relationship with newscaster after Diane's 40th birthday) and James Woods has died out. She (who spurned Diane in the middle of a romantic relationship, also because of her 40th birthday). Diane met up with Priscilla when she was an intern during the latter's internship at the station and used her as a pawn to an elaborate in the revenge plan to kill those who ruined her life. She -- she got Priscilla to get Woods to help reform and Woods, who would then invite everyone to the mansion and kill for a reconciliation dinner. The timed gun that should've killed Woods with the timer, which ended up killing would have let Diane frame Tom, but when Stephanie instead and sat down in Woods's seat instead, Diane had to improvise. Diane stabbed Woods to complete that act of revenge, but realized she couldn't leave the knife there because of her fingerprints. She killed Muriel and Priscilla and Muriel simply because when they discovered her in the act of saw Diane fixing her plans, and Derick mistakes, then killed Derek to prevent stop him from contacting the police before she framed could frame Tom. When (When Lois asks what happened to Stephanie's body, it is shown Diane remarks that she doesn't know; a cutaway then shows Quagmire took it planning to have sex taking Stephanie's body back home with it. As him.)

Diane is about to shoot takes Lois in out behind the backyard, mansion and prepares to kill her, all while Lois begs for her life. Lois cringes when she hears a gunshot, then opens her eyes to see that she has no wounds -- and that Diane is shot by an unknown assailant and alls has a gaping bullet wound right through her chest. She stumbles towards Lois, then falls off a the high cliff to the rough ocean below. Grateful for having her death. The assailant is revealed life saved, Lois thanks the unknown assailant...who turns out to be Stewie, who insists a sniper-rifle-carrying Stewie ("If anyone's taking that he's the only one allowed to kill Lois.
bitch down, it's gonna be me").






* AnimationBump: This is the first episode produced in high-definition widescreen with amazing use of ConspicuousCG.
* TheBadGuyWins: While she does get killed, Diane did succeed in getting Tom arrested, though he's out of jail by the next episode.

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* AnimationBump: This is the first episode produced in high-definition widescreen -- with amazing use of ConspicuousCG.
* TheBadGuyWins: While she does get killed, Diane did succeed succees in getting Tom arrested, though arrested. Averted in that he's out of jail by the next episode.



-->'''Lois:''' ''Oh my God''...you're forty?

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-->'''Lois:''' ''Oh Oh my God''...God...you're forty?''forty''?



* KilledOffForReal: The victims in this episode, [[spoiler:with the exception of James Woods]], have been confirmed to be dead and will never be seen again.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Subverted. Lois tries to get Peter to know she's being held at gunpoint by Diane by calling him "Pete", which she never does. As Peter thinks it, he decides to get into the car and play music and leaves.
* OhCrap: When Lois realizes that Diane was the killer.

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* KilledOffForReal: The victims in this episode, [[spoiler:with the exception of James Woods]], episode have been confirmed to be dead and will never be seen again.
again. [[spoiler:With the exception of James Woods.]]
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Subverted. As Diane holds Lois at gunpoint, she tries to get tell Peter to know she's being held at gunpoint by Diane in trouble by calling him "Pete", which she never does. As Peter thinks it, he decides to he'd rather get into the car and play music and leaves.
music. (Which he does.)
* OhCrap: When Lois has this reaction when she realizes that Diane was the killer.



* PsychoticSmirk: Diane when she's revealed to be the killer.
* ReformedButRejected: Nobody believes James Woods that he's reformed until he gets murdered. Though he returns, but is more-or-less back to his jerkass self.

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* PsychoticSmirk: Diane puts one on when she's revealed to be the killer.
* ReformedButRejected: Nobody believes James Woods that he's Woods's claims of being reformed until he gets murdered. Though [[spoiler:When he returns, but is more-or-less returns in later episodes, he mostly goes back to being his usual jerkass self.]]



* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: This is a one-hour, semi-serious murder mystery special with only two (relevant) cutaways.
* TonightSomeoneDies: Four recurring characters and two new characters die.
* UnwittingPawn[=/=]YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Priscilla. Which she wasn't even aware of until Diane killed her.

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: This is a one-hour, semi-serious murder mystery special with only two (relevant) cutaways.
cutaways (which are both relevant to the story).
* TonightSomeoneDies: Four recurring characters (James Woods, Muriel Goldman, Derek, and Diane Simmons) and two new characters die.
(Priscilla and Stephanie) die during the course of the episode.
* UnwittingPawn[=/=]YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Priscilla. Which she Priscilla wasn't even aware of her status as a pawn in Diane's plan until Diane killed her.



* YouMonster: Peter calls James Woods this when he accuses him of being the killer.

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* YouMonster: Peter calls James Woods this when he accuses him of being the killer.killer.

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5th May '15 11:32:00 PM TitoMosquito
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* ReformedButRejected: Nobody believes James Woods that he's reformed until he gets murdered.

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* ReformedButRejected: Nobody believes James Woods that he's reformed until he gets murdered. Though he returns, but is more-or-less back to his jerkass self.



* UnwittingPawn: Priscilla

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* UnwittingPawn: PriscillaUnwittingPawn[=/=]YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Priscilla. Which she wasn't even aware of until Diane killed her.
3rd Apr '15 7:58:23 AM NWolfman
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* ConspicuousCGI: Averted for the most part, but Diane's SlasherSmile and Lois's [[OhCrap reaction]] briefly (and noticeably) swap out the hand-drawn characters for crude CGI puppets to making animating them in slow-mo easier.
6th Jan '15 11:19:36 PM azul120
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* ClosedCircle: Everyone is stranded in the mansion for the night.



* KilledOffForReal: The victims in this episode, [[spoiler: with the exception of James Woods]], have been confirmed to be dead and will never be seen again.

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* KilledOffForReal: The victims in this episode, [[spoiler: with [[spoiler:with the exception of James Woods]], have been confirmed to be dead and will never be seen again.


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* SheKnowsTooMuch: Diane almost kills Lois for finding out she was the murderer.
3rd Jan '15 2:25:09 PM Minni128
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The Griffins receive an invitation to a mansion for a dinner in their honor. When they arrive, they see that many of their friends have been invited to the mansion as well. When everyone settles down at the table, they see that their host is James Woods. At first they think he's up to no good again, but he says that he's reformed and has become a born-again Christian thanks to his new girlfriend Priscilla. When Woods leaves momentarily, Quagmire's embarrassing girlfriend Stephanie gets shot in the head and killed. Fearing Woods did it, everyone tries to escape the mansion by driving over a stone bridge, but lightning strikes a tree and the tree falls onto the bridge, destroying it. Everyone stays in the mansion and fears that Woods might kill one of them next. When Woods shows up, they accuse him of killing Stephanie despite him saying he didn't, but then the lights go out and turn back one and everyone finds that Woods has been stabbed to death. Everyone realizes that Woods wasn't the killer and that the killer is one of them. Priscilla faints and Stephanie's body disappears.

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The Griffins receive an invitation to a mansion for a dinner in their honor. When they arrive, they see that many of their friends have been invited to the mansion as well. When everyone settles down at the table, they see that their host is James Woods. At first they think he's up to no good again, but he says that he's reformed and has become a born-again Christian thanks to his new girlfriend Priscilla. When Woods leaves momentarily, Quagmire's embarrassing girlfriend Stephanie gets shot in the head chest and killed.dies. Fearing Woods did it, everyone tries to escape the mansion by driving over a stone bridge, but lightning strikes a tree and the tree falls onto the bridge, destroying it. Everyone stays in the mansion and fears that Woods might kill one of them next. When Woods shows up, they accuse him of killing Stephanie despite him saying he didn't, but then the lights go out and turn back one and everyone finds that Woods has been stabbed to death. Everyone realizes that Woods wasn't the killer and that the killer is one of them. Priscilla faints and Stephanie's body disappears.



* InMemoriam: This episode was dedicated to {{SethMacFarlane}}'s mother Perry Ann [=MacFarlane=], who died in July 2010.
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