... "Dial Meg for Murder" February 26, 2010 "Extra Large Medium I don't watch that show very much because it's upsetting to me how they treat Meg. This video is unavailable. And, with that, enjoy these Family Guy quotes from the episode! Was it contrived and uninteresting? As a hurricane hits Quahog, Brian gets high on mushrooms; Meg finally summons up the courage to confront the family. Quagmire continues to flirt with Meg and talks her into going out with him. Please share your stories, your questions, your histories, your fears and your triumphs. Family Guy seems to be another equal opportunity offender in the same page like South Park and Drawn Together, the animated parody of reality ... Meg standing up for herself IS a problem, and the episode says that it's okay to stay in abusive relationships for the abuser's benefit. How did it make you feel? Worse, it's implied that Lois (and by extension, the rest of the Griffin family) never bothered to visit her. I always saw it as purposely avoiding a happy ending and trying to bring attention to the fact that there are people that (unfortunately) resign themselves to abusive situations all the time. Family Guy sucks and Seth McFarlane is an unfunny asshole who thinks deadpan homophobic, racist, misogynistic, etc. She starts disrespecting her parents and being a jerk. She is later assumed to be sixteen by the events in \"I Never Met the Dead Man\" when she got her drivers license and remained that age throughout the show's initial run. Plot: When the television goes out leaving the Griffins housebound during a hurricane, Brian decides to ingest psychedelic mushrooms. She later turned sixteen by the events in \"I Never Met the Dead Man\" when she got her drivers license and remained that age throughout the show's initial run. She is ostracized by her peers at school, abused by her family - especially Peter, and made her the butt of everyone's jokes.Everyone also seems to treat her as a punching bag, which is why it's not surprising that she has serious mental health issues.. RELATED: Family Guy: 10 Worst Things The Gang Did To Meg Over the 18 seasons of Family Guy, no character has been as mistreated as Meg Griffin. Add to Watchlist. ... and I'm not a huge fan of Family Guy. With Quahog besieged by the hurricane, Brian ate some shrooms while Meg decided to finally stand up for herself. Than, they just started treating her like junk around season 3-4ish. Moral Event Horizon: Lois scolding Meg for dating a criminal wasn't too bad, since criminals can be dangerous.. but when Meg was under arrest for harboring said criminal when he escaped, Lois never bothered to stand up for her. The whole damn episode was unnecessary. Cash Meg Ousside is an episode of season 15 of Family Guy. Meg Different Life. And unfortunately, since it doesn't have the most sophisticated demographic, most people who watch Family Guy aren't going to understand what they are REALLY trying to say. Me personally, though? There, I decided that it was my turn to talk. While Chris and Carl talk about their favorite movies, Meg is saddled with all the hard work. The episode was directed by Greg Colton and written by Danny Smith.In the episode, Quahog hosts its annual Star Trek convention and the cast members of Star Trek: The Next Generation are guests. Stewie vows to make Meg's life better after she saves him from choking; Chris is sent to a vocational school. I thought it was weird that I was a bad parent!!!". About Us | Copyright Inquiry | Privacy Policy | Contact Us, Family Guy Review: "Seahorse Seashell Party". Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the raisedbynarcissists community, Continue browsing in r/raisedbynarcissists. Then again, now that I think about it, I may be giving Seth MacFarlane too much credit. I saw it recently. Was it eloquent? If it's a joke that's PURPOSEFULLY offensive, you gotta be ready to deal with the ramifications. On the way there, the men earn a one-way ticket to jail. "Seahorse Seashell Party" is the second episode of the tenth season of the American animated television series Family Guy. Thanks to American Dad's triple cross-over with Family Guy and The Cleveland Show for its hurricane-themed episode this week, I was excited to see what the former would do with "Seahorse Seashell Party.". Meg had no idea what she was getting herself into this episode when she accepted a job at the local news station as an interim reporter. She calls out Chris, Lois, and Peter for their non-stop bullying, and it results in the perpetrators all turning on each other. I don't know what episode number it is, but I'm watching the Family Guy episode where it's raining and the whole family is stuck inside. They'll see it and think that they're glorifying child abuse, when in fact you're supposed to RECOGNIZE it as bad parenting. I have a really hard time watching Family Guy in general. Meg finally tells her entire family that their treatment of her is unacceptable. Storyboarders: Mark Covell, Dave Sherburne. Stand By Meg Stewie becomes attached to Meg. Unless you have a twisted sense of humor like I do, I don't think a lot of people really "get it". Added to Watchlist. Although I knew that the episode was going to be a normal installment, I still harbored some hope that other characters from the of Seth MacFarlane would make an appearance. However, when he leaves without incident Peter lets it pass. Family Guy episode where Meg stands up to her family. Assistant Director: Shawn Palmer. (For the record, in the 9 years he has been married to my sister, this guy has never said more than "hi" and "bye" to me. The episode mainly centers around the Griffin family, who are riding out an oncoming hurricane. I'm getting the context high... Omg, everyone's already tweeting Stewie Just Said That. It originally aired on Foxin the United States on October 2, 2011. Meg is sick of her parents abusing her, and so, she becomes a straight out delinquent. Call-Back: Meg has previously had a crush on Brian in "Barely Legal" and Joe in "The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair" before she started dating the older Quagmire. I watch it alot, but that was the first episode where they really touched on that. ", © 2021 TV Fanatic "Stewie Just Said That" was trending on Twitter just as Stewie announced that it was trending on Twitter! Watch Queue Queue. This is the second time Meg's Birthday has featured in an episode of Family Guy, the first being her 17th in "Peter's Two Dads". Meg becomes Stewie's guardian angel, when she saves him from choking, and Stewie vows to protect her from getting abused. Meg is also frequently the butt of jokes and various bits of bad luck in episodes, seemingly more so than the rest of the family. The second plotline involved Meg laying into her family about her constant mistreatment. | I appreciate the commentary but do feel like it would be a big trigger for people that have experienced that stuff. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 29, 2009. It would be far more interesting to see Family Guy deal with the consequences of their actions towards Meg and move forward. Director: Brian Iles. To help pass the time and calm his nerves, Brian consumes some questionable substances and has trouble sobering up. I've always loved Family Guy, but when I first saw it at age 10, I didn't understand that it was supposed to be satirizing the kind of shit that we grew up with. So this was my sister's idea of the show until one day, she sat down and watched an episode - and liked it! Press J to jump to the feed. Chris: [shouting at Meg… … Significant others and friends are all welcome. American Dad! managed a greater average than Family Guy (well, by 0.1 points), but Fox gave them the boot, too, in 2013, only to be picked up by TBS, where reruns have aired for years. no. She officially turned seventeen in \"Peter's Two Dads\" and eighteen in \"Meg and Quagmire\".In court in \"Screwed the Pooch\", Brian said that her real father is Stan Thompson. Season: 17 Episode: 06 Total Episode Count: 315 Prod. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Oh dude I think I can feel it too. Meg is sick of being abused by her parents and becomes inspired by some street degenerates, rappin' around the square. Meg finally tells her entire family that their treatment of her is unacceptable. God Gosh this Episode is one of Worst episodes of Family Guy I have seen. There was one shining fourth wall moment that made the sitcom priceless tonight, however, saving the show. If y'all didn't knew this, back in the early seasons Meg were an mixture of getting ugly looks and all but her family did seem to care about her. Yea, that's what my impression was, but I thought maybe I had it wrong. When Meg falls for a local Amish boy, the Griffins soon find themselves in a crusade led by Peter against the conservative locals. Stand by Meg (11 Nov. 2018) TV Episode | TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy. Meg: Yeah, that's exactly what he does, 'cause he's a selfish, fat idiot! Why should Meg go back to being exactly as she was? Yes. I really wanted her to move out, or maybe the last scene could have been Meg doing something really cool but keeping it secret from them. Watch Queue Queue With Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis. All of youse! Status quo can be boring. Alas, it was not to be, and the half hour felt quite disjointed as a result. Her speech almost made too much sense to make an impact at all. Meanwhile, Meg gets a job at the local convenience store, as does Chris, who gets chummy with the manager, Carl. [picks up Stewie] Peter, you come back here! Directed by Brian Iles, Peter Shin, Steve Beers. She then becomes a delinquent herself, and goes berzerk. Although it was gratifying to see the family collapse under her attacks, Meg’s “epiphany” that she was the lightning rod for negativity also felt contrived. He honestly has to be the STUPIDEST human being I've ever met.). Follow/Fav You're as Beautiful ... You're standing up for your friend, yet Meg isn't standing up for herself!" Brian’s storyline would have been far more interesting if Stewie had digested some shrooms, too. In their attempt to pass the time, they participate in numerous activities and games. Instead, Brian’s disgusting trip down the drug-induced rabbit hole ended up with Stewie stitching his dog’s ears back up and soothing him as he came down from his high. As someone who usually likes Family Guy episodes, this one is definitely a bad one. Meanwhile, Meg goes off the deep end after the family takes one too many jabs at her. Meanwhile, Meg gets a job at the local convenience store, as does Chris, who gets chummy with the manager Carl and is given a large promotion originally promised to Meg. Summary: A storm hits the towns of Stoolbend, Quahog and Langley Falls. In " Seahorse Seashell Party ", Meg stands up to the abuse she receives from her family, and harshly criticizes Chris for being a bad brother, and Lois and Peter for being bad parents. I don't know what episode number it is, but I'm watching the Family Guy episode where it's raining and the whole family is stuck inside. It was a total copout and I don't even know why they bothered writing all that if they were just gonna reneg at the end. I like the show and generally enjoy satire and dark humour (surprise) and noticed the parallels when I started reading about Narcissism. Yes. Cookies help us deliver our Services. At the end she tells Brian that she feels bad, and that maybe the family "needs a lightning rod to absorb all the dysfunction". I didn't understand that it was supposed to be satirizing the kind of shit that we grew up with. What really hit home was when she took it all back, and they literally said "oh, so it IS all your fault? Watch on Prime Video buy from $1.99. When Family Guy debuted in 1999, she was fifteen years old. The best episodes are the ones that focus on Stewie and Brian. statements (and tedious explanations of jokes) are funny in and of themselves. Take my sister's husband for example - he laughs at all the burp/fart jokes. Has anyone else here seen this one? I understood, as the SG we are the ones that have to make them feel better for hurting us. Shows like Family Guy promote abusive family dynamics by wiping the slate clean by saying it's "humor". Peter: You shut up! When the family plans a surprise party for Meg's 18th birthday, the only person to show up is Quagmire but his intentions to seduce Meg become quite clear. Turns out the majority of humor was completely going over his head. With Quahog besieged by the hurricane, Brian ate some shrooms while Meg decided to finally stand up for herself. A/N: I have watched Family Guy for years and one thing that always disgust me was the treatment of Meg Griffin. That episode where they have her finally stand up for herself, only to have her take back all she said because her being the family punching bag was how everyone got along was such BS. Meanwhile, Chris gets sent to vocational school. As the SG the Meg stuff is very triggering, and watching a super dysfunctional family makes me really uncomfortable. She then takes it all back, and essentially resigns herself to be an SG for their n-behavior. She eventually stands up for herself and as a result gets fired. Things take a… After being condemned by her family for the last time, Meg, fed up of being bullied over the years, finally snaps and confronts them of all the abusivenes… Was it a long time coming? Omg, everyone's already tweeting "Stewie Just Said That. 101: 3 It's like the manipulative people many of us know who will be mean/abusive under the guise of "It's just a jokkkke don't take it so seriously." She officially turned seventeen in \"Peter's Two Dads\" and eighteen in \"Quagmire and Meg\". You are a true Internet star, Stewie Griffin. I understand not every tv show will have a good moral or a good ending, but I remember feeling awful that Meg doesn't evolve past her SG role and just gives in. She celebrated an unspecified birthday in \"Papa Has A Rollin' So… In "Seahorse Seashell Party," though, she stands up for herself. Family Guy 's seventeenth season premiered on Fox in the United States on September 30, 2018, and ended on May 12, 2019. About Us | Copyright Inquiry | Privacy Policy | Contact Us, Watch Family Guy Season 10 Episode 2 Online. As the stepping stool for the rest of the family, Meg doesn't often get to be the villain of an episode. While Meg has always been an undeveloped character and the Griffin family’s punching bag, it made no sense for her to confront her family so suddenly. She eventually stands up for herself, resulting in her termination, and Lois convinces Chris to help his sister get her job back. This is the show’s 100th episode. I also took a step forward, and told Connie, "You shouldn't be talking, you fucking bitch." The episode is about Meg Finally standing up to her Family for being overly cruel to her & the episode is really boring with jokes like Peter making Dad Noises & the Subplot with Brain takes Magic Mushrooms & him having a Drug trip & we all see this disturbing crap Brain goes through. Lesbians and deaf women wear the same clothes. Cartoons Family Guy. Once Meg sees that her words have ruined the family, she questions whether the Griffins need someone to focus their anger on, so they can function. 173: 8 "Cool Hand Peter" Brian Iles: Artie Johann & Shawn Ries: December 4, 2011 () 9ACX05: 7.14: Peter and the gang take a stand against their wives and flee to the Deep South on a road trip. Meanwhile, the rest of the family … Normally a safe job, Meg gets sent to the scene of a shooting at City Hall with fellow interim, Neil, and the two get pinned down by the shooter. Heck, yes. [runs upstairs, and then turns to the family with tears in his eyes] I didn't ask to be in this family! Alas, it was not to be, and the half hour felt quite disjointed as a result. Writers: Wellesley Wild. When Family Guy debuted in 1999, her age is assumed to be fifteen years old although this is never established. Sad. This is a support group for people raised by (or being raised by) a narcissistic parent. Lois: [sighs] I'll go get him. "Not All Dogs Go to Heaven" is the 11th episode of the seventh season of the American animated television series Family Guy.