However, the boy's parents refuse treatment due to their religious beliefs, leaving Lois no choice but to take drastic measures to seek treatment for the boy herself. Family Guy is a Fox animated sitcom, aimed at a mature audience (rated TV-14). In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. [25] Colton's suggestion of the new title "Road to the Multiverse" was accepted, as was altering the premise of "Spies Reminiscent of Us", the season's original Road to episode. Brian even mimics Snoopy's dance for Peter, who subsequently punches him in the gut. This felt like a "Road" show. When a seemingly innocent guy's night out takes a sudden turn, Peter, Joe, Brian, and Quagmire wake up in a hospital and discover that their memories have been erased and Quahog has been deserted. [2], Also, the hurricane-themed episode, "Seahorse Seashell Party" that was scheduled to air on May 1, 2011 as part of the ninth season ended up being aired on October 2, 2011 as the second episode of this season and during a crossover called Night of the Hurricane with The Cleveland Show and American Dad!. ", "Family Guy Review: Slightly Open Robery", "Family Guy Review: Roaring 20's Tidal Wave! When Meg finally turns 18, Quagmire seizes the opportunity to pursue his next romantic conquest. [33] In addition, "Road to the Multiverse" was the highest rated episode of the eighth season, in terms of total viewership. With Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis. I trust you." [38] In 2009, "Road to Germany", along with two other episodes from the seventh season, were nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award in the "Outstanding Comedy Series" category, the first time in 48 years an animated series was nominated for the same award. When Stewie tells Chris that he cannot always get things right in "Turkey Guys", he sets up a cutaway of Snoopy's "original 'Happy Dance'" in which Snoopy does a bump and grind against Lucy. TV said "Despite a one-hour finale event that delivered a few laughs, 'Viewer Mail #2 / Internal Affairs' tread far too much familiar ground, a problem that's been plaguing the series for some time now. ", Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour), 8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter, "Relying on stereotypes, 'Family Guy' sticks to its formula, 'Cleveland' shows a softer side", "Sunday: Desperate Housewives Tops Night, But Fox Animation Draws Youth", "Updated TV Ratings: Sunday Night Football Wins; Cleveland Show Large; Housewives Down", "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Desperate Housewives,' Adjusted Up; 'The Simpsons,' Down; Plus 'Amazing Race,' 'Undercover Boss,' and 'CSI: Miami, "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Simpsons' & 'The Cleveland Show' Adjusted Up, 'The Billboard Music Awards', 'America's Funniest Home Videos' & '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down", "Sunday final ratings: Billboard Awards, 'Simpsons' finale, 'Undercover Boss' adjust up; 'AFV' and 'Bordertown' finales adjust down", "Family Guy Flashback: "Road to Rhode Island" Review", "Family Guy — I Never Met the Dead Man Cast and Crew", Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, "Family Guy – No Meals on Wheels Cast and crew", "American Dad and Family Guy – Comic-Con Report", "20th Century Fox – Fox In Flight – Family Guy", "Twitter / kara vallow: @carlwatkins He was wrong", "Brian and Stewie Travel Back to 1999 to See the 'Family Guy' Pilot", "Family Guy: "Road to the Multiverse" Review", "Family Guy Episode Recap: "Road to Germany, "Parents Television Council – "Family Guy" on Fox", "Family Guy smashes Emmy barrier for cartoons", "Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation", "Family Guy: Stewie and Brian's Greatest Adventures",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 August 2020, at 00:34. It premiered on Fox in the United States on November 8, 2009. [20], As a result, series regular Greg Colton, who had worked on "Brian Goes Back to College", "No Meals on Wheels", and also "8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter",[21][22] took over Povenmire's role as director of the Road to episodes. The episode was inspired by the 1941 film Road to Morocco, including its musical number "(We're off on the) Road to Morocco", which was previously parodied by the two characters, with new lyrics, in "Rhode Island". Meanwhile, Peter has a religious experience of his own. The next installment was titled "Road to Germany", which follows Brian and Stewie going back in time to rescue their neighbor Mort Goldman from the Nazi invasion of Poland.