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Family Guy Season 5 Episodes

18 Episodes 2006 - 2007

Season 5 continues the animated antics of the constantly grousing Griffin family. Among the series' highlights: Stewie and Brian join the U.S. Army and wind up in Iraq; After his father is killed in a domestic accident, Peter learns that his real dad lives in Ireland and goes overseas to look him up; Lois takes a job as an organist with the local Catholic Church and convinces the family to attend mass, where Stewie mistakes altar wine for punch, drinks it and gets sick, which leads the priest to believe an exorcism is needed. Stars providing voice cameos include Gore Vidal, Hugh Hefner, Ben Stiller and Roy Scheider.

Episode 1

Stewie Loves Lois

Sun, Sep 10, 2006 30 mins

Lois saves Stewie's teddy bear, which leads to a striking change in his attitude toward her---he becomes clingy and totally adoring. Lois tires of this love soon enough. Meanwhile, Peter has a prostate exam and thinks the doctor molested him.

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Episode 2

Mother Tucker

Sun, Sep 17, 2006 30 mins

Phyllis Diller provides the voice of Peter's mother, who shows up and announces that she's leaving his father. Soon she's in bed with Quahog anchorman Tom Tucker, who becomes a father figure to Peter. Meanwhile, Brian begins a serious radio show, but the station manager foists Stewie on him and soon they're shock jocks. Gore Vidal has a voice cameo as himself, appearing---very briefly---on their show.

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Episode 3

Hell Comes to Quahog

Sun, Sep 24, 2006 30 mins

Needing money to buy a car, Meg gets a job in Quahog's new big-box store. She does well there; so well she gets promoted. And the store does well in Quahog; so well, in fact, that it drives just about every other store in town out of business. Voice of Angela: Carrie Fisher.

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Episode 4

Saving Private Brian

Sun, Nov 5, 2006 30 mins

Brian and Stewie join the Army. Chris wants to as well but Lois won't let him, so he joins a goth-rock band instead and immediately becomes very surly. Guest voices include Louis Gossett Jr. as the drill sergeant and Macaulay Culkin as one of Chris's bandmates.

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Episode 5

Whistle While Your Wife Works

Sun, Nov 12, 2006 30 mins

Peter is unable to work after injuring his hands playing with fireworks, so Lois fills in for him and awakens his workplace sexual fantasies in the process. Meanwhile, Brian is dating a young woman (voice of Drew Barrymore) who's not very smart, and Stewie won't let him hear the end of it. Carrie Fisher returns as the voice of Peter's boss, Angela.

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Episode 6

Prick Up Your Ears

Sun, Nov 19, 2006 30 mins

Lois teaches sex education at James Woods High, but is fired when other parents protest, so Principal Shepherd (voice of Gary Cole) brings in a preacher (David Cross) to rap about abstinence. One student who gets the message is Meg. Another is a boy she meets at the abstinence assembly. Soon, Peter gets the message as well. Meanwhile, Stewie has it in for both the tooth fairy and Brian's dim-witted girlfriend, Jillian (Drew Barrymore).

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Episode 7

Chick Cancer

Sun, Nov 26, 2006 30 mins

After marrying a fading child actress who has returned to her native Quahog, Stewie learns to his dismay what adult relationships are all about. Meanwhile, Lois drags Peter to a chick flick and he gets hooked, even deciding to make one himself. Voice of Jillian: Drew Barrymore.

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Episode 8

Barely Legal

Sun, Dec 17, 2006 30 mins

Meg falls in love with Brian---then becomes obsessive about it---after he takes her to a high-school dance when no one else will. And Peter, Quagmire, Cleveland and Mort join the Quahog police after Mayor West (voice of Adam West) sends most of the force to Colombia in search of a character from a movie. Garrett Morris has a voice cameo as himself.

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Episode 9

Road to Rupert

Sun, Jan 28, 2007 30 mins

Brian inadvertently sells Stewie's teddy bear Rupert at a yard sale, prompting a cross-country odyssey to get it back. And Peter loses his driver's license after crashing his car doing an Evel Knievel-type stunt. He makes such a pest of himself around the house that Lois enlists Meg to be his chauffeur. Rob Lowe provides the voice of Rupert's buyer, and George Wendt has a cameo as Norm in a fantasy scene set in the "Cheers" bar.

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Episode 10

Peter's Two Dads

Sun, Feb 11, 2007 30 mins

Peter stops drinking (but starts smoking crack) after accidentally killing his father (voice of Charles Durning) while drinking heavily at Meg's birthday party. But is the dead man really his father? No, his mother (Phyllis Diller) confesses, he isn't. So Peter heads to Ireland to find his real dad. Meanwhile, Stewie develops masochistic tendencies.

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Episode 11

The Tan Aquatic With Steve Zissou

Sun, Feb 18, 2007 30 mins

After Chris is bullied by a rival paperboy, Peter recalls his own days of being bullied---and becomes a bully himself. Meanwhile, Stewie stays out in the sun too long without sunscreen and becomes very enamored of his tan.

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Episode 12

Airport '07

Sun, Mar 4, 2007 30 mins

Quagmire moves in with the Griffins after losing his job for crash-landing his plane. Naturally, it was Peter's fault. He wanted his pickup truck to fly, so he siphoned off the jet fuel from Quagmire's plane. Hugh Hefner has a voice cameo as himself.

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Episode 13

Bill and Peter's Bogus Journey

Sun, Mar 11, 2007 30 mins

After Peter hurts himself trying to fix a flat tire on former president Bill Clinton's limousine, an appreciative Clinton sets out to show the depressed Peter a good time. Then Clinton has some fun with Lois as well. Meanwhile, Stewie toilet trains Brian (not the other way around).

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Episode 14

No Meals on Wheels

Sun, Mar 25, 2007 30 mins

The Griffins open a restaurant that finds a niche---with Joe and his handicapped friends. But Peter wants to attract a different crowd. Meanwhile, Peter buys a pair of pajamas with feet, and discovers that when he rubs his feet against carpet he can create enough static electricity to give people shocks. He's the only Griffin who finds this funny.

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Episode 15

Boys Do Cry

Sun, Apr 29, 2007 30 mins

Lois is hired as church organist, but at the service Stewie becomes ill after drinking too much sacramental wine, and congregants think he has been possessed by Satan. So the Griffins hightail it out of town with exorcisers in pursuit. Their destination: Texas. Gilbert Gottfried has a cameo as a horse. Jillian: Drew Barrymore.

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Episode 16

No Chris Left Behind

Sun, May 6, 2007 30 mins

After Chris is expelled from public school, he's sent to the same snooty boarding school that Lois' dad attended. Meanwhile, a chicken picks a fight with Peter.

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Episode 17

It Takes a Village Idiot (and I Married One)

Sun, May 13, 2007 30 mins

Incensed by Mayor West's complicity in oil-company pollution at Quahog Lake, Lois decides to challenge him in the upcoming election. Keith Olbermann has a voice cameo as an oil exec and Don Most plays himself. Angela: Carrie Fisher.

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Episode 18

Meet the Quagmires

Sun, May 20, 2007 30 mins

Death (voice of Adam Carolla) transports Peter back to 1984 for a night. When he returns, he's married to Molly Ringwald and Lois is married to Quagmire. And that's not all that's different.

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