Family Guy

Mr. Saturday Knight

Season 3, Ep 9, Aired 9/5/01
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  • Episode Description
  • Peter's boss comes to dinner at the Griffin house but soon dies. The Happy-Go-Lucky Toy Factory is turned into the Happy-Go-Lucky Terminal Disease Institute. Unemployed, Peter begins his search for a job and ends up going after his lifelong dream of becoming a knight at a traveling Renaissance Fair. Caught in a compromising position with the infamous Black Knight's wench, he must defend his family's honor in an duel with the Black Knight.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Seth Green (I)

    Chris (and various)

  • Alex Borstein

    Lois (and various)

  • Mila Kunis

    Meg (season 2+)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Peter / Stewie / Brian / Quagmire / Tom Tucker (and various)

  • Steve Callaghan

  • Fan Reviews (19)
  • Family Guy is starting to go down hill with 2 tame episodes in a row.

    By hobieparnell23, Jul 16, 2012

  • A not that much humor episode

    By fsaenz0125, Mar 10, 2012

  • Didn't like it that much for two reasons

    By jmbsonic555, Oct 10, 2011

  • good

    By futuramarama, Mar 18, 2011

  • Death of Mr, weed

    By fenway98, Jan 08, 2011

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Margot Kidder: (Returns after going ballistic and jumping out the window, and flips the dining room table) Forgot my purse. (resumes screaming and leaps out the window again)

    • Peter: Are you training to be a jouster too? Mort: Yes. I'm trying to overcome my terrible fear of swords. A man in a pirate costume stabbed me in the ear when I was nine, and again when I was thirty!

    • Tom Tucker: And now here's Ollie Williams with the BlaccuWeather forecast. Ollie? Ollie Williams: It's gon rain!

    • Death's Dog: Hey, did someone choke on a roll in here? Brian: No, no, no. I spit it up. Death's Dog: Oh. (He leaves the house)

    • Tom Tucker: The crowd has fallen deathly ill.. silent.. sorry.

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    Notes (4)

    • First appearance of Ollie Williams, Channel five's "Blackuweather" forecaster.

    • The episode features a medieval version of the end credits' tune.

    • Adam Carolla plays Death. His co-star on The Man Show, Jimmy Kimmel plays Death's dog.

    • The Rodgers and Hammerstein Coorperation allowed So Long, Farewell to be used under 2 conditions: The song is not to be made fun of, and a fart joke later in the episode must be removed (although it wasn't even related to the song).

    Trivia (2)

    • In Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington, Mr. Weed is depicted as a member of the toy factory's management staff, not the owner. He wouldn't have had the authority to will the destruction of the factory.

    • When Peter exits the car before entering the Renaissance Fair the door opens the opposite way. (This was pointed out on the DVD)

    Allusions (8)

    • Title The episode title alludes to the 1992 film Mr. Saturday Night starring Billy Crystal, about the life and career of a popular Jewish comedian.

    • The Electric Company Peter: ..I'll have to go back to my job at the Electric Company The Electric Company is a kids educational show, someway like Sesame Street. In the show two shadowed faces, face to face, sound out words, just like Peter and the unknown character did, regularly on 'The Electric Company'.

    • Peter: We had bad luck with dinner guests. Remember when Margot Kidder was here?
      Margot Kidder was in the Superman movies with Christopher Reeves. She suffered from serious bipolar disorder which lead to intense delusions later in life. She went missing for three days and was found wandering the streets, homeless, by police.

    • The Sound Of Music Kids: So Long, Farewell This scene is lifted from the Classic film The Sound of Music about a family that escaped from Nazi Controlled Austria

    • Johannes Kepler Drill Sargent: You wanna make 16th century mathemetician Johannes Kepler your bitch don't you! Johannes Kepler was a German Astronomer born to a poor family in 1594. In attempting to understand atmospheric refraction of light, he became the first to explain accurately how the eye sees, how eyeglasses improve vision, and what happens to light in a telescope.

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