Family Guy

There's Something About Paulie

Season 2, Ep 16, Aired 6/27/00
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  • Episode Description
  • After the mob helps Peter with destroying his new beat up car, so he can get another new car, he must repay his debt to the mob by taking The Don's nephew, Big Fat Paulie, to the movies. Peter informs Paulie that they can't hang out anymore because of Lois, a misunderstanding that leads Paulie to believe that Peter wants Lois killed.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Seth Green (I)

    Chris (and various)

  • Alex Borstein

    Lois (and various)

  • Seth MacFarlane

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

  • Ricky Blitt

  • Monte Young

  • Fan Reviews (17)
  • One of my favorite episodes from season 2

    By Ratchetjak, Nov 09, 2015

  • Peter ttry to take the Don's nephew to the movie

    By fsaenz0125, Feb 07, 2012

  • It's okay

    By jmbsonic555, Oct 10, 2011

  • Overall superb episode of "Family Guy"

    By tigerdude22, Jun 14, 2011

  • 216

    By thefanof, Aug 13, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (16)

    • Lois: I'm upset because you never listen to me. This is Atlantic City all over again. (Scene switches to Lois and Peter at a Blackjack table) Dealer: You've got 20! Peter: Hit me. Lois: Peter, don't. Peter: Hit me. Dealer: 21! Peter: Hit me. Lois: Peter. Peter: Hit me. Dealer: That's 30 Peter: Hit me.

    • Peter (After watching Paulie fall down after getting shot for ten seconds): Oh, my God. You all right?

    • (At the mafia's "Pet Store") Mafia Guy#1: I would like a "Bunny". Mafia Guy#2: What kind of "Bunny"? A semi-automatic "Bunny", or a hand-held "Bunny"? Mafia Guy#1: Whichever "Bunny" you think is better for shooting a guy in the head.

    • Lois: (To Peter) Did you take care of...that thing? Peter: That thing? Oh, you mean that growth! Yeah, I had the doctor look at that. (Scene switches to Peter in the doctor's office.) Doctor: Mr. Griffin, that isn't a growth. That's your penis. Peter: Oh! Well, what about the uh-- Doctor: Testicles. Peter: (After a few seconds of silence) Huh--

    • The Don: My daughter, what is the problem you are having on this, the day of my daughter's wedding.

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    Trivia (3)

    • When the Griffins get their new car, there is a far-away camera shot of the house, with their new car in the driveway. In the shot, the car looks like a Volkswagen Beetle, but in a closer scene, the car looks completely different. It is much more square in shape.

    • Lois points out that the red car Peter wants to buy only has a drawing of an engine, yet Peter is somehow able to make it go forward.

    • When Peter goes to meet Big Fat Paulie so they can watch the movie, he is wearing a tie. While they are in the theater, the tie disappears. When Peter and Paulie go to Peter's house for dinner, the tie is then back on Peter.

    Allusions (5)

    • Goodfellas: The scene in which a mobster asks another "what kind of funny" he is references this film.

    • When Peter and Paulie head to the movies Peter mentions a movie they can see How Stella Got Her Groove Back 2 and they show a clip. This is a reference parody of the movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back, starring Angela Bassett and Whoopi Goldberg.

    • Title: There's Something About Paulie
      The title is a reference to the movie There's Something About Mary.

    • Car's Navigation System: ...In Soviet Russia, Car Drives You!
      This quote refers to Yakov Smirnoff, a Russian actor who was the taxi driver in 'Brewster's Millions.'

    • Peter: But you meet such interesting characters in Taxi.
      Taxi was a popular sitcom that ran on ABC from 1978 - 1983. It helped to create such stars as Tony Danza, Danny Devito, and Christopher Lloyd.

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