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Family Guy Season 9 Episodes

21 Episodes 2010 - 2011

Season 9 opened with the hourlong whodunit "And Then There Were Fewer," in which the family and neighbors get locked in a mansion owned by newly born-again James Woods (as himself) and must solve a murder mystery. Two other standout episodes featured book-related plots. In "Excellence in Broadcasting," Rush Limbaugh (as himself) comes to Quahog for a signing and Brian seizes the occasion to give him the bum's Rush. For "Brian Writes a Bestseller," the literate canine is flustered by his lack of writing success, until Stewie becomes his manager and he sees his latest work climb the charts. Bill Maher appears in a live-action sequence.

Episode 1

And Then There Were Fewer - Part 1

Sun, Sep 26, 2010 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. James Woods (voice of James Woods), who has recently found religion, invites much of Quahog to meet his new companion (voice of Ashley Tisdale) and to atone for past sins. But then there's a murder. It won't be the only one.

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Episode 2

And Then There Were Fewer - Part 2

Sun, Sep 26, 2010 30 mins

Conclusion: Guests at James Woods' dinner party keep dying. The killer's identity remains a mystery, but one thing's for certain: it's not James Woods (who provides his own voice).

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Episode 3

Excellence in Broadcasting

Sun, Oct 3, 2010 30 mins

Rush Limbaugh (who provides his own voice) signs books at the Quahog Mall and gains a convert: the formerly liberal Brian, a development that riles Lois. "You brainwashed our dog," she fumes. Rainn Wilson has a voice cameo as himself, and Shelley Long and Gary Cole provide the voices of Carol and Mike Brady of "The Brady Bunch."

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Episode 4

Welcome Back Carter

Sun, Oct 10, 2010 30 mins

Lois's mum wants a divorce after her husband, Carter, is caught having an affair by Peter, who then becomes Carter's wingman as he returns to single life.

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Episode 5

Halloween on Spooner Street

Sun, Nov 7, 2010 30 mins

It's Halloween in Quahog, and Brian is showing Stewie how to trick-or-treat. Meanwhile, Peter and Joe are playing tricks on Quagmire; and Meg is going to a Halloween party dressed as a "slutty cat."

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Episode 6

Baby, You Knock Me Out

Sun, Nov 14, 2010 30 mins

Peter talks Lois into stepping into the ring at women's fight night at a Quahog club, and soon she's displaying pugilistic skills she never knew she had.

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Episode 7

Brian Writes a Bestseller

Sun, Nov 21, 2010 30 mins

Brian finally hits literary pay dirt with a self-help book he dashes off and, not surprisingly, the fame goes to his head. Then his agent, Stewie, gets him on "Real Time With Bill Maher", and Maher (in a live-action sequence) turns out to be no fan. Arianna Huffington and Dana Gould have cameos as Brian's fellow panellists.

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Episode 8

Road to the North Pole

Sun, Dec 12, 2010 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. Brian and Stewie have a thing or two to teach Santa Claus about holiday cheer (and they travel to the North Pole to do it) after the jolly old elf gives them the brush-off at the Quahog Mall. David Boreanaz has a voice cameo as himself, as does Ron MacFarlane, father of series creator Seth MacFarlane.

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Episode 9

Road to the North Pole

Sun, Dec 12, 2010 30 mins

Conclusion. Brian and Stewie have a thing or two to teach Santa Claus about holiday cheer (and they travel to the North Pole to do it) after the jolly old elf gives them the brush-off at the Quahog Mall. David Boreanaz has a voice cameo as himself, as does Ron MacFarlane, father of series creator Seth MacFarlane.

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Episode 10

New Kidney in Town

Sun, Jan 9, 2011 30 mins

Peter needs a new kidney after his energy-drink addiction causes renal failure. Meanwhile, Chris is chosen to introduce the president at school after winning an essay contest. Trouble is, Meg wrote the essay. Drew Carey has a voice cameo as himself as host of "The Price is Right".

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Episode 11

And I'm Joyce Kinney

Sun, Jan 16, 2011 30 mins

Lois makes friends with new Channel 5 co-anchor Joyce Kinney, or thinks she does. Helen Reddy sings the Channel 5 news theme song.

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Episode 12

Friends of Peter G.

Sun, Feb 13, 2011 30 mins

Following a drunken rampage in a cinema, Peter and Brian are sentenced to attend AA meetings. But Peter won't see the error of his ways, so Death pays him a visit and shows him what a life of sobriety would be like.

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Episode 13

German Guy

Sun, Feb 20, 2011 30 mins

Needing a hobby, Chris takes up puppetry after he meets an aging German-born puppeteer. Trouble is, the man is hiding an unsavoury past.

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Episode 14

The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair

Sun, Mar 6, 2011 30 mins

With Bonnie out of town, Meg checks in on Joe, but gets a little too involved with him, to everyone's consternation, especially Joe's. Meanwhile, Stewie decides that he's not bad enough, and decides to do something about it.

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Episode 15

Trading Places

Sun, Mar 20, 2011 30 mins

Chris and Meg switch roles with Peter and Lois for a week after the kids complain about the punishment the grown-ups mete out after they crash Peter's dirt bike, which they took without permission.

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Episode 16

Tiegs for Two

Sun, Apr 10, 2011 30 mins

Brian enlists Quagmire's help to get a woman (voice of Jessica Stroup) to go out with him. Meanwhile, Peter loses it when the dry cleaner misplaces his favourite white shirt. Other guest voices include Cheryl Tiegs (as herself) and Drew Barrymore.

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Episode 17

Brothers & Sisters

Sun, Apr 17, 2011 30 mins

Lois's often-divorced sister (voice of Julie Haggerty) visits and falls in love with Mayor West. He falls for her, too, and they decide to wed. Peter's also excited because he has never had a brother and he figures that a brother-in-law is close enough. Also appearing are Robert Loggia (as himself), and "Family Ties" alums Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross (as Elyse and Steven).

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Episode 18

The Big Bang Theory

Sun, May 8, 2011 30 mins

Stewie creates the universe (or so he says) in order to get back into it. It seems that he and Brian get themselves trapped outside the time-space continuum after fighting near his time machine's control panel, and a big bang is the only way back. Then his diabolical half-brother, Bertram (voice of Wallace Shawn), gets his hands on the machine. This is bad news for both Stewie and the rest of the universe.

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Episode 19

Foreign Affairs

Sun, May 15, 2011 30 mins

Lois goes to Paris with Bonnie (voice of Jennifer Tilly), leaving Peter in charge at home---and homeschooling Meg and Chris because of a flu scare at James Woods High. In the City of Light, meanwhile, Bonnie announces that she wants to have an affair.

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Episode 20

It's a Trap! (Part 1)

Sun, May 22, 2011 30 mins

Part 1 of 2: The "Star Wars" trilogy ("Family Guy"-style) concludes. But first, Luke (aka Chris) must negotiate for the life of Han Solo (Peter) with Jabba the Hutt (Joe), who has the whip hand, and a henchman named Rancor (voice of Rush Limbaugh). Other guest voices include Anne Hathaway, Carrie Fisher and H. Jon Benjamin.

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Episode 21

It's a Trap! (Part 2)

Sun, May 22, 2011 30 mins

The "Family Guy"-style "Star Wars" trilogy concludes on the moon of Endor, but not before Luke (Chris) loses his temper when Darth Vader belittles actor Seth Green (who voices Chris/Luke). Meanwhile, an Imperial stormtrooper steals Pee-wee Herman's bike.

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