Family Guy

Season 4 Episode 9

Breaking Out Is Hard to Do

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jul 17, 2005 on FOX



  • Allusions

    • Mash

      A show airing from 1972 to 1983. MASH was one of the most successful television series of all time. MASH, was a show about a US mobile army hospital in Korea. It's main character Hawkeye Pearce, played by Alan Alda was a surgeon who used humour as a way of dealing with the horrors he saw everyday. They considered themselves meatball surgeons because their roll was to patch people up as quickly as possible and move on to the next person. Jamie Farr, was NOT a surgeon however. He played the part of Maxwell J Klinger, a corpsman trying to get out of the army on a section 8 discharge for insanity by dressing in women's clothing. MASH's season finale was watched by over 107 million people and had a 77 Share, meaning 77% of all televisions were tuned into the season finale making it the most watched television program in the history of the world.