… I like the show and generally enjoy satire and dark humour (surprise) and noticed the parallels when I started reading about Narcissism. Turns out the majority of humor was completely going over his head. Was it eloquent? 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. 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. Omg, everyone's already tweeting "Stewie Just Said That. Why should Meg go back to being exactly as she was? Oh dude I think I can feel it too. Meg: Yeah, that's exactly what he does, 'cause he's a selfish, fat idiot! I thought it was weird that I was a bad parent!!!". no. 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. 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. 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. In "Seahorse Seashell Party," though, she stands up for herself. Meg finally tells her entire family that their treatment of her is unacceptable. 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. She celebrated an unspecified birthday in \"Papa Has A Rollin' So… Meanwhile, Meg goes off the deep end after the family takes one too many jabs at her. I have a really hard time watching Family Guy in general. The second plotline involved Meg laying into her family about her constant mistreatment. Meg is sick of being abused by her parents and becomes inspired by some street degenerates, rappin' around the square. It would be far more interesting to see Family Guy deal with the consequences of their actions towards Meg and move forward. Watch on Prime Video buy from $1.99. Press J to jump to the feed. Meg Different Life. Her speech almost made too much sense to make an impact at all. Family Guy 's seventeenth season premiered on Fox in the United States on September 30, 2018, and ended on May 12, 2019. This is a support group for people raised by (or being raised by) a narcissistic parent. [runs upstairs, and then turns to the family with tears in his eyes] I didn't ask to be in this family! If it's a joke that's PURPOSEFULLY offensive, you gotta be ready to deal with the ramifications. Status quo can be boring. I also took a step forward, and told Connie, "You shouldn't be talking, you fucking bitch." Sad. He honestly has to be the STUPIDEST human being I've ever met.). Was it contrived and uninteresting? 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. 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. I understood, as the SG we are the ones that have to make them feel better for hurting us. Directed by Brian Iles, Peter Shin, Steve Beers. However, when he leaves without incident Peter lets it pass. So this was my sister's idea of the show until one day, she sat down and watched an episode - and liked it! Cookies help us deliver our Services. 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. As the SG the Meg stuff is very triggering, and watching a super dysfunctional family makes me really uncomfortable. Alas, it was not to be, and the half hour felt quite disjointed as a result. 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. 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. Unless you have a twisted sense of humor like I do, I don't think a lot of people really "get it". I saw it recently. 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. All of youse! Watch Queue Queue She then takes it all back, and essentially resigns herself to be an SG for their n-behavior. Then again, now that I think about it, I may be giving Seth MacFarlane too much credit. I appreciate the commentary but do feel like it would be a big trigger for people that have experienced that stuff. Than, they just started treating her like junk around season 3-4ish. 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. As someone who usually likes Family Guy episodes, this one is definitely a bad one. Shows like Family Guy promote abusive family dynamics by wiping the slate clean by saying it's "humor". Family Guy sucks and Seth McFarlane is an unfunny asshole who thinks deadpan homophobic, racist, misogynistic, etc. Chris: [shouting at Meg… As the stepping stool for the rest of the family, Meg doesn't often get to be the villain of an episode. There, I decided that it was my turn to talk. Yes. 101: 3 Brian’s storyline would have been far more interesting if Stewie had digested some shrooms, too. What really hit home was when she took it all back, and they literally said "oh, so it IS all your fault? Meg finally tells her entire family that their treatment of her is unacceptable. 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". Alas, it was not to be, and the half hour felt quite disjointed as a result. She then becomes a delinquent herself, and goes berzerk. "Not All Dogs Go to Heaven" is the 11th episode of the seventh season of the American animated television series Family Guy. Stewie vows to make Meg's life better after she saves him from choking; Chris is sent to a vocational school. Yes. She eventually stands up for herself, resulting in her termination, and Lois convinces Chris to help his sister get her job back. Family Guy episode where Meg stands up to her family. 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. "Stewie Just Said That" was trending on Twitter just as Stewie announced that it was trending on Twitter! As a hurricane hits Quahog, Brian gets high on mushrooms; Meg finally summons up the courage to confront the family. With Quahog besieged by the hurricane, Brian ate some shrooms while Meg decided to finally stand up for herself. Meanwhile, Chris gets sent to vocational school. [picks up Stewie] Peter, you come back here! This is the show’s 100th episode. 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. Stand By Meg Stewie becomes attached to Meg. ... "Dial Meg for Murder" February 26, 2010 "Extra Large Medium 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. 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. 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. Me personally, though? I didn't understand that it was supposed to be satirizing the kind of shit that we grew up with. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. statements (and tedious explanations of jokes) are funny in and of themselves. I'm getting the context high... Omg, everyone's already tweeting Stewie Just Said That. She eventually stands up for herself and as a result gets fired. Assistant Director: Shawn Palmer. With Quahog besieged by the hurricane, Brian ate some shrooms while Meg decided to finally stand up for herself. While Chris and Carl talk about their favorite movies, Meg is saddled with all the hard work. Over the 18 seasons of Family Guy, no character has been as mistreated as Meg Griffin. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. You are a true Internet star, Stewie Griffin. Heck, yes. ", © 2021 TV Fanatic 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. A/N: I have watched Family Guy for years and one thing that always disgust me was the treatment of Meg Griffin. 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\". At the end she tells Brian that she feels bad, and that maybe the family "needs a lightning rod to absorb all the dysfunction". Cartoons Family Guy. 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. And, with that, enjoy these Family Guy quotes from the episode! I watch it alot, but that was the first episode where they really touched on that. Director: Brian Iles. Add to Watchlist. Lesbians and deaf women wear the same clothes. 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.". Plot: When the television goes out leaving the Griffins housebound during a hurricane, Brian decides to ingest psychedelic mushrooms. 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. The whole damn episode was unnecessary. The best episodes are the ones that focus on Stewie and Brian. Writers: Wellesley Wild. Meanwhile, Meg gets a job at the local convenience store, as does Chris, who gets chummy with the manager, Carl. Was it a long time coming? How did it make you feel? 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. Significant others and friends are all welcome. In their attempt to pass the time, they participate in numerous activities and games. 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. 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… When Meg falls for a local Amish boy, the Griffins soon find themselves in a crusade led by Peter against the conservative locals. This video is unavailable. Meg becomes Stewie's guardian angel, when she saves him from choking, and Stewie vows to protect her from getting abused. About Us | Copyright Inquiry | Privacy Policy | Contact Us, Watch Family Guy Season 10 Episode 2 Online. Watch Queue Queue. Stand by Meg (11 Nov. 2018) TV Episode | TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy. Lois: [sighs] I'll go get him. Quagmire continues to flirt with Meg and talks her into going out with him. 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 Worse, it's implied that Lois (and by extension, the rest of the Griffin family) never bothered to visit her. American Dad! Take my sister's husband for example - he laughs at all the burp/fart jokes. Peter: You shut up! 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. Please share your stories, your questions, your histories, your fears and your triumphs. God Gosh this Episode is one of Worst episodes of Family Guy I have seen. Meg is sick of her parents abusing her, and so, she becomes a straight out delinquent. When Family Guy debuted in 1999, she was fifteen years old. With Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis. | The episode mainly centers around the Griffin family, who are riding out an oncoming hurricane. 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. There was one shining fourth wall moment that made the sitcom priceless tonight, however, saving the show. 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. On the way there, the men earn a one-way ticket to jail. Cash Meg Ousside is an episode of season 15 of Family Guy. 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. Things take a… She calls out Chris, Lois, and Peter for their non-stop bullying, and it results in the perpetrators all turning on each other. It originally aired on Foxin the United States on October 2, 2011. To help pass the time and calm his nerves, Brian consumes some questionable substances and has trouble sobering up. 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. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 29, 2009. Storyboarders: Mark Covell, Dave Sherburne. Yea, that's what my impression was, but I thought maybe I had it wrong. 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. About Us | Copyright Inquiry | Privacy Policy | Contact Us, Family Guy Review: "Seahorse Seashell Party". She starts disrespecting her parents and being a jerk. I don't watch that show very much because it's upsetting to me how they treat Meg. When Family Guy debuted in 1999, her age is assumed to be fifteen years old although this is never established. "Seahorse Seashell Party" is the second episode of the tenth season of the American animated television series Family Guy. Has anyone else here seen this one? Summary: A storm hits the towns of Stoolbend, Quahog and Langley Falls. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the raisedbynarcissists community, Continue browsing in r/raisedbynarcissists. ... and I'm not a huge fan of Family Guy. 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