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Season 1  "I Never Met the Dead Man"  1x2

Aired 20 years ago - Apr 11, 1999

While teaching Meg to drive, Peter crashes into the town satellite dish, which knocks out the city's cable. He promises Meg that if she takes the blame, he'll get her a car. Without TV, peter goes crazy, which drives the family insane. Meanwhile, after refusing to eat the broccoli that Lois gives him, Stewie attempts to build a weather control device that would destroy all vegetables.

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Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 1
[Fast-paced instrumental music]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 2
I didn't want to overload her on her first time out.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 3
[Gunshots firing]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 4
All I need to do is build a machine to control the global environment.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
Come on, guys. Wait up.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
Are you implying that Rosie O'Donnell can't drive?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
[Engine revving twice]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
I know how you feel, pumpkin. I've had my share of disappointments, too.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
I was teaching her to drive and she lost control of the car.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
GUY: Poor kid. MAN: What a senseless war.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
I hate to see you so upset.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
Because of an accident at the Quahog Cable Company...
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 16
I can use that crude device to amplify my deadly signal.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
Come on, Lois.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 18
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 19
- Are you sure, honey? - For God's sake, you guys.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21
It was time to tell the truth.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 22
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 23
[Moaning]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 24
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 25
[Whimsical instrumental music]
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[Sinister instrumental music]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
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PETER: Boring. I'll go see what else is on. LOIS: Peter! Keep an eye on Stewie.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 29
PETER: What's he up to this time? QUAGMIRE: I'm going to work!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
I get all the channels on this thing.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Dad, what are you doing? Get out of here!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
That's the lowest thing I've ever heard.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
Stop! What is wrong with you people?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
Another chick flick.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
I hear that Manson guy watches it in jail all day long.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
And your family gives you love.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
[Amorous giggling]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
Thus completes the penultimate adjustment to my weather control device!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 39
[Cheery instrumental music]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
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I'm so tired. This morning's fly-fishing really wore me out.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
I don't think your wife would appreciate that.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
Maybe we could just sit and watch some TV together?
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
This is a dangerous mission. And it's likely one of us will be killed.
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
The familiar stories, the broadly drawn characters, the convenient plot turns...
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
Wait a minute! I love schnitzel!
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 48
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 49
[Band playing German folk music]
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 50
The only thing that would make this perfect day better is if my family was here.

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Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 2
I didn't want to overload her on her first time out.
#2
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 3
[Gunshots firing]
#3
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 4
All I need to do is build a machine to control the global environment.
#4
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
Come on, guys. Wait up.
#5
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
Are you implying that Rosie O'Donnell can't drive?
#6
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
[Engine revving twice]
#7
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
I know how you feel, pumpkin. I've had my share of disappointments, too.
#8
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I was teaching her to drive and she lost control of the car.
#11
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
GUY: Poor kid. MAN: What a senseless war.
#12
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
I hate to see you so upset.
#13
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
Because of an accident at the Quahog Cable Company...
#14
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I can use that crude device to amplify my deadly signal.
#16
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
Come on, Lois.
#17
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- Are you sure, honey? - For God's sake, you guys.
#19
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It was time to tell the truth.
#21
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[Moaning]
#23
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[Whimsical instrumental music]
#25
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[Sinister instrumental music]
#26
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PETER: Boring. I'll go see what else is on. LOIS: Peter! Keep an eye on Stewie.
#28
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 29
PETER: What's he up to this time? QUAGMIRE: I'm going to work!
#29
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
I get all the channels on this thing.
#30
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Dad, what are you doing? Get out of here!
#31
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
That's the lowest thing I've ever heard.
#32
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
Stop! What is wrong with you people?
#33
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
Another chick flick.
#34
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
I hear that Manson guy watches it in jail all day long.
#35
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
And your family gives you love.
#36
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
[Amorous giggling]
#37
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
Thus completes the penultimate adjustment to my weather control device!
#38
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 39
[Cheery instrumental music]
#39
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I'm so tired. This morning's fly-fishing really wore me out.
#41
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
I don't think your wife would appreciate that.
#42
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Maybe we could just sit and watch some TV together?
#44
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
This is a dangerous mission. And it's likely one of us will be killed.
#45
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
The familiar stories, the broadly drawn characters, the convenient plot turns...
#46
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
Wait a minute! I love schnitzel!
#47
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[Band playing German folk music]
#49
Recap of Family Guy Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 50
The only thing that would make this perfect day better is if my family was here.
#50