Theirs may not be the most healthiest of relationships, but he still loves and cares about her. When the husband comes home early, Brian is happy because he can't wait to see Quagmire get in trouble. Surprisingly, this becomes a problem, with her acting out at school and staying out late. Lois: And Meg I hope you learned your lesson about drinking. Where did we go wrong? And him looking under a doll's dress is a serious red flag.
Poor Principal Shephard had to steal food because he was hungry, but Brian got accolades and got invited back home for spying and making up stories. Joe: That's a serious accusation. My mother-in-law will tell you all about what the neighbors across the street are doing and speculate about what it all means. Series creator Seth MacFarlane voices many of the regular characters. I'm - I'm pretty sure Principal Shepard killed his wife. Meg experiences her first hangover and Peter dispenses useful advice, leading her to swear off drinking.
Quagmire, however, has an escape prepared involving a grapple gun and a passenger jet flying overhead to extract himself from the situation. Be nice or be banned! How many movie references did you count? Do you have any proof? Peter, feeling responsible, tries to snap her out of it, but ends up getting caught in a night-long binge across the globe which ends with them waking up on a boat in the middle of the ocean. Yeah, but seriously, was anyone convinced they were going through with this? Yet, Brian wasn't called out for spying on his neighbors. Peter encourages Meg to crash a high school party so he and Lois can have the television to themselves. But what drinking gave her was an opportunity to hang out with Peter without all the insults he usually throws her way.
Previously, he'd only been used mostly for quick gags. I have to tell you something. Instead, the newspaper declared him a hero because the bloody-looking stuff pouring out of the garbage bag ended up being cans of disgusting cafeteria food Shepard stole from the school. She discovered that drinking gave her a confidence she never had before. But there was another lesson.
How many lives have been destroyed because of neighborhood gossip? A grown man playing with dolls is weird. After receiving some unwanted attention, Stewie tries to escape and is spotted, with Principal Shepherd spying back at Brian's apartment. Since Brian broke his leg and was wheelchair-bound, he had nothing to do but spy on his neighbors. Seeing Principal Shepard in a heated argument with his wife something that has apparently been building in the background for the past couple seasons followed by him carrying a dripping trashbag leads Brian to believe Shepard killed his wife. Brian: I have something better than proof. Though it's perfectly possible that he's gotten into another rocky marriage since then.
They're meant to be dysfunctional. Brian was so busy making up stories that he missed the big one. But this episode implies that they're currently still married. Then there are hapless teens Meg and Chris; sassy baby Stewie, who's wise and a wise guy beyond his years; and family dog Brian, who might be the smartest of the lot. In the end, maybe Shepard got what he deserved, but does this mean busybodies deserve a pat on the back? But Peter only ends up making the problem worse, and both Meg and Peter wind up stranded on a boat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with no idea as to how they got there, and no way to call anybody for help while they are out there! Then there are hapless teens Meg and Chris; sassy baby Stewie, who's wise and a wise guy beyond his years; and family dog Brian, who might be the smartest of the lot.
Peter, in his own weird way, showed what a great dad he was by helping her get over her hangover. This show already has seemingly meaningful consequences undone by the end of the episode on a near weekly basis, so why draw this out at all, let alone for three weeks? Brian does something stupid to get sent away an does something completely unrelated to get himself back, barely giving lip service to the thing he did that started this mess. My little girl's a drunk. The tactic works, and it instantly makes her the life of her school, but it also makes things socially awkward for her around her house. Lois tells Peter to fix it, since it was his suggestion for Meg to go to the party that got her hooked on alcohol in In an attempt to become more popular, Meg Griffin decides to take up drinking alcohol. What else is he going to do? While dad Peter is a tad dim and lazy, mom Lois is none of the above. He confronts Brian and Stewie who smacks him with a baseball bat which results in Brian being knocked out of a window.
And did you notice how quick she was to jump on the bandwagon? I was confused as to why Brian was in a wheelchair at first then I remembered he broke his leg after getting pushed down the stairs last episode. To be perfectly honest I really like this season, but I also have a theory that Seth is trying to get cancelled. When she strikes out trying to make conversation, she starts drinking from the bar and impresses the other kids with her bottle-tossing skills. I loved when Meg finally came down from her drunk and was hit with a major hangover. With the medic and police present, they find Shepherd's bag and find it is full of food taken from the school due to his wife's departure and has been safe during this time. Also, Chris looks through a telescope, I guess? Lois' reasons for taking Brian back were as stupid as her reasons for kicking him out in the first place! That he's just tired of doing Family guy so he's pushing all Fox's buttons. Peter's attempt at discussion leads them to where they start drinking together, and awaken some time later adrift at sea having climbed aboard and cast off while drunk.
Summary: In an attempt to become more popular, Meg Griffin decides to take up drinking alcohol. The lesson I learned from Brian's escapades was that busybodies are just as dangerous as social justice warriors. And why wouldn't they be? Even if he wasn't wheelchair-bound, he would probably spy on his neighbors anyway. For more details on these rules, see. One of his observations is of a fight between and his wife, and he later sees him dragging a large garbage bag out that leaves a trail of red liquid behind and a report of her missing comes in later still.
Speaking about The Simpsons, did Peter and Lois have their own little couch gag, or am I reading too much into the upside down couch? In other words, take out all the elements having to do with the arc and you could very easily have this plot take place with Brian still living on Spooner Street with the Griffins. Animated antics of the constantly grousing Griffins, a family that put some fun in dysfunctional. Stewie tries to help him by checking Shepherd's apartment when he steps away. Lois tells Peter to fix it, since it was his suggestion for Meg to go to the party that got her hooked on alcohol in the first place! But he missed what was happening because he was too busy eating so it became the viewer's turn to make assumptions. Lots of people do it. Rank suspicion born out of boredom and loneliness.