Recap / Family Guy S 7 E 2 I Dreamof Jesus

Airdate: October 5, 2008

Peter gets addicted to The Trashmen's "Surfin' Bird," which irritates everyone around him — to the point that Brian and Stewie destroy the vinyl single Peter bought. When Peter goes to a record store to get a replacement, he meets Jesus Christ Himself, who wants to live like a mortal.

"I Dream of Jesus" contains examples of

  • Ate His Gun: While he doesn't kill himself, Stewie places a gun in his mouth because of Peter playing "Surfin' Bird" nonstop.
    • Word of God says that at one point during the episode's production he did shoot the gun.
  • Breast Expansion: Jesus does this to Lois.
  • Cargo Ship: In-Universe. When Peter complains about his stolen record, he lets slip that he had sex with it, and left all of his possessions to the record in his will.
  • Ear Worm: In-Universe. Peter is obsessed with his "Survin' Bird" 45" and refuses to stop playing it even when everyone else is sick of it.
  • Everybody Do the Endless Loop: Peter's dancing animation to "Surfin' Bird."
  • Jaw Drop: Brian in response to the above-mentioned Breast Expansion.
  • Oh, Crap!: At the end...
    Meg: So what did he give you, Dad?
    Peter: Oh you haven't heard?
    Stewie: FUUUUUUUUUUCK!!!note /CRAAAAAAAAAP!!!note 
  • Shout-Out