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Season 1  "Death has a Shadow"  1x1

Aired 20 years ago - Jan 31, 1999

After Peter heavily drinks at a bachelor party, even though he told Lois he would not, he gets fired from his job at the Happy-go-Lucky toy factory for being hung over. Peter soon applies for welfare, but after a mix-up, gets sent a check for $150,000. Eventually, Lois finds out, and Peter decides to return the money by dumping it from a blimp at the Super Bowl. He is arrested as a result, and his family ends up coming to his rescue.

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Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 1
Butter Rum's my favorite.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
I have AIDS.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
Man. Your clock won't flush.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
RICK: But soon, and for the rest of your life.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
- Boys, we're gonna drink till she's hot. - That's just crazy enough to work.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
Chris, you're 13. Don't talk like that.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
I could've broken my neck.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
How are you coming, Johnson?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Peter, I like you. But I need you to be more than just eye candy around here.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
And now back to Action News 5. Our top story tonight, "When Toys Attack."
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
Boy! A Pound Poochie!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
- Way to go, Dad! Fight the machine! - How do you know about the machine?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
If she finds out I got fired for drinking, she's gonna blame me!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
"Stop doing that. I'm asleep." So I'm just gonna tell a little lie, okay?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
All right, then let's eat.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
It sucks, Brian. I've already been through two jobs this week.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
EMCEE: And the prize goes to The von Trapp Family Singers!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 19
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
[Suspenseful instrumental music]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
You're spending money on food again?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
- You're getting kind of fat. - What?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
- Sorry, man. Am I late? What did I miss? - Thank God you're here. What do I do?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Not tightly enough it would seem. And now you contemptible harpy...
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
I told her she was fat.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
Okay, do you have any disabilities, past injuries, physical anomalies?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
Come on, help me scatter car parts on the front lawn.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
No dessert for you, young man.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
The penis broke off while I was loading it into the car.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
...just for keeping their big mouths shut. Come on, guys.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
You know how I always said you should be treated like a queen?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
I can finally afford to give my little girl the lips she's always dreamed of.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
I know it's silly...
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
No problem. We got money to get that fixed...
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
Who thought fraud would be one of her buttons?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
ANNOUNCER: The air is electric here at Super Bowl XXXIII tonight!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
Amazing. You can barely drive a car. Yet you were allowed to fly a blimp?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
I'm being told it's a man and his dog throwing cash out of a blimp.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
Just once. The 1975 Cotton Bowl. This is the old "trying to make amends...
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
Boy. I really let Lois down this time.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
...of telling you you shouldn't cover for your father's lie.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
You never know what you're going to get.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
I gave the money back. Why are you still steamed?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
And everybody learns a valuable lesson.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
And worst of all, I lied to my wife.

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Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
I have AIDS.
#2
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
Man. Your clock won't flush.
#3
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
RICK: But soon, and for the rest of your life.
#4
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
- Boys, we're gonna drink till she's hot. - That's just crazy enough to work.
#5
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
Chris, you're 13. Don't talk like that.
#6
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7 #7 Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
I could've broken my neck.
#8
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
How are you coming, Johnson?
#9
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
Peter, I like you. But I need you to be more than just eye candy around here.
#10
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
And now back to Action News 5. Our top story tonight, "When Toys Attack."
#11
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
Boy! A Pound Poochie!
#12
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
- Way to go, Dad! Fight the machine! - How do you know about the machine?
#13
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
If she finds out I got fired for drinking, she's gonna blame me!
#14
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
"Stop doing that. I'm asleep." So I'm just gonna tell a little lie, okay?
#15
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
All right, then let's eat.
#16
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
It sucks, Brian. I've already been through two jobs this week.
#17
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 18
EMCEE: And the prize goes to The von Trapp Family Singers!
#18
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[Suspenseful instrumental music]
#20
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
You're spending money on food again?
#21
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
- You're getting kind of fat. - What?
#22
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
- Sorry, man. Am I late? What did I miss? - Thank God you're here. What do I do?
#23
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Not tightly enough it would seem. And now you contemptible harpy...
#24
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
I told her she was fat.
#25
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 26
Okay, do you have any disabilities, past injuries, physical anomalies?
#26
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
Come on, help me scatter car parts on the front lawn.
#27
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
No dessert for you, young man.
#28
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29 #29 Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
The penis broke off while I was loading it into the car.
#30
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
...just for keeping their big mouths shut. Come on, guys.
#31
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 32
You know how I always said you should be treated like a queen?
#32
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 33
I can finally afford to give my little girl the lips she's always dreamed of.
#33
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
I know it's silly...
#34
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35 #35 Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
No problem. We got money to get that fixed...
#36
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 37
Who thought fraud would be one of her buttons?
#37
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 38
ANNOUNCER: The air is electric here at Super Bowl XXXIII tonight!
#38
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
Amazing. You can barely drive a car. Yet you were allowed to fly a blimp?
#39
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
I'm being told it's a man and his dog throwing cash out of a blimp.
#40
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
Just once. The 1975 Cotton Bowl. This is the old "trying to make amends...
#41
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42 #42 Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
Boy. I really let Lois down this time.
#43
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
...of telling you you shouldn't cover for your father's lie.
#44
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
You never know what you're going to get.
#45
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46 #46 Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
I gave the money back. Why are you still steamed?
#47
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48 #48 Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
And everybody learns a valuable lesson.
#49
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
And worst of all, I lied to my wife.
#50