Family Guy

Season 8 Episode 17

Brian and Stewie

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM May 02, 2010 on FOX
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EPISODE REVIEWS
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Episode Summary

Brian and Stewie are locked up inside a bank vault for an entire episode.

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • This is not an episode, this is just Family Guy time filler.

    1.0
    I thought this was a very boring episode of Family Guy and nothing more than a blatant waste filler. This episode is about Brian and Stewie going to a bank so Brian can retrieve something from his safe box, they however lose track of time and the vault closes. Throughout the rest of the episode, Brian is forced to do the nastiest things with Stewie while they are trapped for 2 days. Were off to a good start I see. . . . Was it honestly necessary to see Brian lick poop off Stewies dirty diaper, have him lick Stewies butt and Stewie ACTUALLY enjoys it! That is just sick and nearly made me throw up in my mouth a little, and worst of all it was supposed to be funny. Brian then explains why he has a gun in his hands and almost commits suicide because of how bad his life is. Just how the hell can he say such a stupid thing? He has family and friends, but now all of the sudden he wants to quit life? Also why is unneeded Drama being thrown into this episode? Family Guy is about Comedy, NOT Drama. And the ending feels very incomplete and lazy and it made me wonder what I just watched. But not to mention, Seth is the ONLY voice work in this episode by all means necessary. When I say by all means necessary I do really mean it, it doesn't feature the other voice works of characters such as Chris, Lois, Meg, or anyone else. That made this episode really lazy, there wasn't even appearances of anyone else, it was just Brian and Stewie (this episode was named "Brian and Stewie" for a good reason) and that's it. There was no Peter, Lois, Meg, Chris, Cleveland, Joe, Quagmire, etc. It didn't feature any cutaway gags or different settings, it was just that bank vault and nothing else. Being the most effortless episode of Family Guy I've ever seen, I can safely say pass this episode up and go watch a funnier one.moreless
  • Some keep saying it's a bad episode, but to me it was a good episode

    7.5
    In this episode, Brian and Stewie are trapped in a bank vault. The only parts that made laugh were: Brian eating Stewie's feces, Stewie holding a gun, and Stewie dancing while being drunk. I was kinda disturbed by the Stewie getting his ears pierced. The one part that was kinda emotional was Brian confessing why he has a gun. The episode was pretty good, but somewhat repulsive.
  • Let's Tip the Scales of Ratings here...

    10
    Come on guys. To those of you who didn't like it, the episode broke from an 8 year format and focused on the two most popular characters of the series, it kept some of the tone of comedy and (gag) poo cleaning, but then had a real heartwarming touch added to Brian and Stewie's relationship. It was *cleverly* written, and honestly the first episode that didn't drop my jaw with the tongue-in-cheek humor it usually contains. I enjoy this series but it's good to have something new, and they did this beautifullymoreless
  • Decent

    6.0
    After watching it again, I found that it had its moments. I just don't like how Brian and Stewie get so much screen time. Overall, it's a decent episode.
  • Can't rate higher than 1 on this garbage.

    1.0
    With nasty jokes, nothing happening, and including two of the most annoying characters on Family Guy, I can honestly say that THIS should be considered the WORST, EPISODE, EVER.

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (2)

    • Apart from archive footage, Peter, Lois and Meg do not appear in this episode. Chris is never to be seen in either archive footage or real scene. However, only Meg, Chris and Lois are mentioned by Stewie and Brian.

    • The items in Brain's safe deposit box include:


      -A dead bird


      -A gun


      -A bottle of scotch


      -A Letterman's jacket


      -A copy of David Copperfield


       

  • QUOTES (3)

    • Stewie: (Throws up at the sight of Brian eating his diaper clean) Well, come on, clean it up.
      Brian: I just cleaned out your diaper, and now you expect me to clean this?
      Stewie: But Brian, you like throw up.
      Brian: Yeah, it's true. I do like throw up... (eats it)

    • Stewie: (takes a drink of Brian's scotch) Mmm, I like that! I mean, I like the stuff that comes out of Lois' breasts better, but this is good too. But I don't wanna get too buzzed! People take advantage of kids when they're drunk. I mean, it would be so easy, and I wouldn't even remember. So don't you try anything!
      Brian: "Try anything?" I've already practically french-kissed your butt!
      Stewie: Yeah, there was no "practically" about that.

    • (Brian is about to "clean" a soiled Stewie with his tongue)
      Stewie: Okay, now warn me before you do it, because I don't want to be- (falsetto) Moooon Riiiiver!

  • NOTES (2)

    • Although credited, Alex Borstein (Lois), Seth Green (Chris), Mila Kunis (Meg) and Mike Henry are absent from this episode.

    • This episode is being touted as the 150th episode. Although it may be the 150th produced episode, at the time of its airing, it will not be the 150th aired episode.

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • Stewie: Oh, and just do me a favor and tell me when you're about to begin because I don't want to be surpri--Moooooon River!

      This is an allusion to the 1985 movie Fletch, where Chevy Chase's character undergoes a rectal exam.

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