Family Guy

Season 5 Episode 3

Hell Comes to Quahog

3
Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Sep 24, 2006 on FOX
8.0
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After Peter uses Meg's money to buy himself a tank, she gets a job at the new Superstore in town. However, the Superstore puts all the shops in town out of business and sucks up the city's power supply. Brian and Stewie team up to save the town from the corporate giant.moreless

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Hilarious!

    10
    Loved the gang of Tom Brokaws, Stewie and Brian using the tank to destroy the store, and Brian being pet too hard by the special child at KMart.
  • Meg gets a job at the Superstore but it puts the place out of business

    10
    After Peter uses Meg's money to buy himself a tank, she gets a job at the new Superstore in town. However, the Superstore puts all the shops in town out of business and sucks up the city's power supply. Brian and Stewie team up to save the town from the corporate giant. Not as funny as "Stewie loves Lois" but I'll take credit for the storyline to the episode. Oddly, Meg wasn't active in the last two episodes (SLL...she only spoke once and didn't spoke at all in the previous episode) so this is her first active episode for the season. Meg abuse was minor (Peter leaving Meg, Peter making raspberry noises everything they said Meg) but it was actually funny. I laughed at the first few minutes, majority of the cutaways, Peter buying a tank and Lois' reaction to it, Peter running over Joe, Peter joining the superstore, etc. Most funniest and favorite part was definitely Brian and Stewie saving the city by destroying the superstore. Overall, this episode was perfect....not the best one. 10/10moreless
  • This episode has a death of a funny character.

    6.5
    After Peter uses Meg's money to buy himself a tank, she gets a job at the new Superstore in town. However, the Superstore puts all the shops in town out of business and sucks up the city's power supply. Brian and Stewie team up to save the town from the corporate giant.



    The episode was good until Paddy was killed off by Stewie and Brian, and I liked how Lois said "MARCHING BALLS" to Peter's tank.



    6.5/10moreless
  • Meg gets a job at a SuperStore after Peter uses her car money to buy a tank

    10
    I thought that this was a hilarious episode of "Family Guy". It definitely had a lot of laughs and it was well written. Peter, Joe, Quagmire, and Cleveland roller skating in the beginning of the episode and dancing like it was the 80s was hilarious. The scene with the crazy guy driving a hummer while watching the movie "Madagascar" was hilarious. The cutaway with the toilet having herpes was very funny. Peter buying a tank with Meg's car money was super funny. It was hilarious when Peter got the tank at Cleveland's house and Cleveland falls down with the bathtub. Peter running over Joe's legs with the tank was absolutely hilarious. It was very funny when Peter and the town of Quahog were protesting the SuperStore taking over the businesses and then Peter works at the SuperStore was very funny. It was very funny when Peter would make fart sounds for everytime someone says "Meg". It was very funny when Peter is fooling around at the SuperStore. Brian and Stewie using Peter's tank to destroy the SuperStore was an absolutely hilarious. The very end of the episode was funny as well. Overall, a hilarious episode of "Family Guy". 10/10moreless
  • Still getting the best episodes.

    9.5
    I loved this episode.It was like the best episode yet.I loved it when Peter kept blowing a raspberry everytime someone said Meg.That scene was funny like when Peter blowed the raspberry very quiet.This episode was the best episode on Family Guy.I also loved it when that dude petted Brian and Brian bit him.That part was kind of funny and it was a good part of the episode.I loved it when Meg gave Sloth a Baby Ruth.That part was not even funny,but it was a good moment anyway.I love this episode.I really love it and it's the best episode of Family Guy.moreless
Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein

Lois (and various)

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis

Meg (season 2+)

Seth Green (I)

Seth Green (I)

Chris (and various)

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

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

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (9)

  • QUOTES (16)

    • Peter: Okay Lois, you can open your eyes now!
      Lois: (sees the tank) Boccie balls!

    • Quagmire:(Quagmire is standing behind a woman that has a nice back) Hey, baby, how'd you like to share a pair of skates?
      (Woman turns around and we see a woman who is overweight from the front)
      Woman: Sure!
      Quagmire: Never mind. Boy, you look a lot better from the back.
      Woman: You jerk!
      (Woman turns around giving Quagmire her back)
      Quagmire: Oh, hey, baby, you want to go somewhere? No, no, no, no, no. Wait, wait, Quagmire, remember what's on the other side.

    • Peter: Meg, people have always found ways to get around without a car.
      Look at Iceman.
      Iceman's wife: Honey, where'd you go when you went out last night?
      Iceman: Uh, just over to Tom's house. Played some poker,
      had some brewskies, you know.
      Iceman's wife: Really? Then would you mind explaining that?
      (The camera turns to a trail of ice leading to a gay club)
      Iceman: At least they know how to touch a man.

    • Lois: So how was work today, Meg?
      Peter: (blows raspberry)
      Lois: Peter, you lost your job because of the superstore. You shouldn't blame Meg.
      Peter: (blows raspberry)
      Lois: And you can stop making that fart sound every time someone says 'Meg.'
      Peter: (blows raspberry)
      Brian: So how was your day exploiting the town's resources, Meg?
      Peter: (blows raspberry)
      Chris: (laughs) Meg!
      Peter: (blows raspberry)
      Chris: Meg!
      Peter: (blows raspberry)
      Chris: Meg! Meg! Meg! Meg! Meg! Meg! Meg!
      Peter: (blows raspberries)
      Chris: (whispers) Meg!
      Peter: (blows silent raspberry)
      Meg: I'm not gonna sit here and take this! I'm the only one in this family that has a job!
      Peter: (whispers something in Brian's ear)
      Brian: (chuckles) Yeah, like she'd get paid for that.
      Meg: (to Brian) What did he just say to you?!
      Brian: Nothing. It's like-- There was-- Forget it. It's nothing, Meg.
      Peter: (blows raspberry)

    • (Pepperidge farms commercial)
      Guy in Commercial: Remember those sweet, warm New England summers? Remember sipping lemonade underneath a shady tree? Remember when you hit that pedestrian with your car at the crosswalk and then just drove away? Pepperidge Farm remembers, but Pepperidge Farm ain't just gonna keep it to Pepperidge Farm's self free of charge. Maybe you go out and buy yourself some of these distinctive Milano cookies, maybe this whole thing disappears.

    • Joe: Oh wow. Wow, if I were a woman, I would press my bare boobs up against glass in public, just for the SEXUAL THRILL! THE SEXUAL THRILL!!!

    • Peter: Who's sober enough to drive?
      (No one answers.)
      Peter: Ok, who's drunk, but that special kind of drunk where you're a better driver because you know you're drunk, you know the kind of drunk where you probably shouldn't drive, but you do anyways because, I mean come on, you got to get your car home, right? I mean what do they expect me do, take a bus? Is that what they want? For me to take a bus? Well screw that! You take a bus.
      Cleveland: I'm that kind of drunk.
      Peter: (Throws keys to Cleveland) Shotgun!

    • Joe: OH YES!!! I slam it, you can suck it!

    • (After running over Joe with the tank)
      Peter: Joe, my god what happened?
      Joe: You just ran over me you bastard! I don't know where you got that thing, but I'm impounding it!
      Peter: Heheheh look at you, you look like a half-empty toothpaste.

    • Brian: Well it seems everything worked out for the best, Meg.
      Peter: (Blows rasberry)
      Chris: Ha!Ha!Haa! Meg!
      Peter: (Blows raspberry)
      Chris: Meg!
      Peter: (Blows raspberry)
      Chris: Meg!
      Peter: (Rasberry noise without him sticking out his tongue) ...Pardon me. (gets up and walk away)

    • Man Driving Hummer: (Watching "Madagascar") Dude, those animals are so f***ing funny! They make me want to merge without looking!

    • Peter: Now I may be an idiot, but there's one thing I am not sir, and that sir, is an idiot.

    • Stewie: Spit on me.
      (Brian spits on him)
      Stewie: (sighs) That's nice. Now tell me I'm scum.
      Brian: How will that cool you off?
      Stewie: Hmmm?

    • Jim Caplan: Hi there, can I help you folks?
      Peter: Yeah, uh, my daughter is looking for a car that goes with her personality.
      Stewie: Yes, are the new bulimic cutting mobiles in yet?

    • Peter: Geez Meg, you ruined my good time! Just like basic cable.
      (flashback)
      TV: We now return to "Showgirls"...
      Peter: Yay!
      TV:...On TBS.
      Peter: Aww...

    • Peter: Hmm...I'm still not sure.
      Car Salesman: Did I mention the tank is a tank?
      Peter: Sold!

  • NOTES (2)

    • A CD for the band Keep Left is seen in SuperStore USA. This is Dan Povenmire's band, the director of this episode.

    • Canadian Television aired the DVD version of this episode by accident, which included some extra material not seen on American Television and an uncensored version of the F-word.

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