No Picture
Comedy

Re-Crippling Joe — A "Family Guy" Recap

Posted by Sarah When your wives and girlfriends invade the Drunken Clam, it’s time to find a new hangout. Or build a new one. By ripping off an entire side of your house and using the materials to slap together a shack called the “Quahog Men’s Club.” Somehow, the women are undeterred, and show up at the shack to dance the night away. When Bonnie chooses to sit next to Joe instead of dancing with everyone else, Joe feels like his handicap is holding her back and decides he needs a leg transplant. Turning down the mermaid legs, Big Bird […]

No Picture
Comedy

Dueling Gyllenhaals And ’80s Robots — A “Family Guy” Recap

Posted by Sarah Peter convinces Brian to move in with his girlfriend Jillian (voiced by Drew Barrymore). It would have been a good idea, had Jillian’s IQ been anywhere near Brian’s instead of wallowing down near Peter’s, but Peter meant well. Brian goes through with it, finds he actually enjoys it, but can’t afford rent and has to accept Stewie — who has taken over Chris’ paper route and is rolling in dough — as a paying roommate. Stewie interferes with the sleeping arrangements in ways that totally cross the line, as usual, and Brian and Jillian break up. Jillian […]

No Picture
Animation

The Force Is With The "Family Guy" Season Premiere — A Review/Recap

Posted by Sarah The season premiere had everything we love about Star Wars — the sound effects, the score, Obi-Wan’s Dirty Dancing musical number … With tracing-paper-accurate scenes and some of the best writing the show has ever had, Family Guy did as clever a send-up of the sci-fi epic as Robot Chicken did a few months ago.

No Picture
Animation

"Family Guy" + "Star Wars" = George Lucas Done Good (Finally)

Posted by Sarah George Lucas did something right when he gave Family Guy permission to do an hourlong Star Wars sendup for its season premiere. The show’s been delighting sci-fi fans for years with its smatterings of Star Wars and Star Trek references, and I’ve been wishin’ and hopin’ and prayin’ that it would follow Robot Chicken‘s lead. Proving once again that the universe bends to my will, it did. And it’s glorious. Guest voices include Mick Hucknall, Rush Limbaugh and Chevy Chase. Keep an eye out for the hottest TIE fighter in the sector and a Red Squadron check-in […]