Watch FAMILY GUY A Cloudy Day from A Shot In The Dark ANIMATION on FOX - Nursery Rhymes on Dailymotion I thought the "Behind the Laughter" episode was supposed to playfully poke fun at the reaction but I never thought that episode would eventually scare the Simpsons writers into taking less risks. I may be in the minority, but I think Family Guy is one of the better shows on TV. All 0 songs featured in Family Guy season 14 episode 9: A Shot in the Dark, with scene descriptions. [–]darkrabbit713[S] 3 points4 points5 points 8 years ago (1 child). While the parade of guest stars is annoying now, the first several times they had guest stars appear as themselves, they came up with a lot of funny things to do with them. That was pretty damn good. There was a time that when Brian announced he was leaving for California, Stewie spit on him. It aired on Fox in the United States on December 13, 2015, and is written by Mike Desilets and directed by Brian Iles. Thankyou for this theory, I very much wish that this was the intention of Seth McFarlane and the writers, I doubt it, but its nice to think that it might be. Perhaps Brian's broken dream was enough for him to consider taking a life; namely, his own. De abban a házban él Brian, a zseniális kutya, akinek a legtöbb sütnivalója van a bandában, és egy mutáns bébi. We ask that you flair your post based on these criteria: FanTheory - A theory regarding past or present works. More likely, Stewie has become a symbol of just how messed up Spooner Street has gotten due to horrific events that have plagued them; the supporting cast has become just as, if not, darker than the once-unanimously darkest character of the series. Racism towards black people is in the public conscience right now, and so whenever there's an incident involving a white person shooting a black person everyone just assumes the white guy must be (sub)consciously racist, and they have no interest in trying to learn the facts of the situation. Tagged A Shot in the Dark, Addicts Helper, Cleveland, Cleveland Jr, Episode Recap, Family Guy Addicts The Quest For Stuff, Family Guy Season 14, Family Guy Tips and Tricks, Family Guy TV Episodes, Rihanna & Chris Brown r/AnimeTheory Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin (voice) Alex Borstein. These words used to be sung ironically at the beginning of the series to poke fun at the risqué nature of the show. So what the hell was the point of the trial and all the hatred towards Peter? I think it was just meant to be surprising. After creating this many episodes, Im not surprised they took a different route, happens with every show after a few seasons. Look to The Simpsons on this one. I think defiantketchup is right. And he's still a twisted psychopath. I think a lot of people are dried out from the product and no longer have that spark they once have. share. I'm blocked from Twitter at work but I'm sure someone can find it. It's just that these episodes also made a lot of people angry.) Lois being Peter had me rolling. "Friends of Peter G.", I think. Full Cast & Crew: A Shot in the Dark (2015) Cast (22) Seth MacFarlane. It was the funniest part of the episode I thought. Cleveland Brown (voice) John G. Brennan. There was actually some fun poked at that in an episode! r/plotholes Whether you want to promote your podcast, Youtube channel or blog, we do ask that you contact the mod team via mod mail before you post, but we are more likely to turn you down if it is not FanTheory related. Another marker of the decline I've heard is when they first started having celebrity guest stars appear as themselves but this is not really fair in my opinion. However, now those words seem to take on a different meaning. We also do not take too kindly to reposts or stolen content either, if you have copied and pasted a theory or article from elsewhere, you must make it abundantly clear that the idea belongs to someone else and give full credit. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (2 children). The supporting cast has gotten darker. EDIT: I discovered an error in this post. I'm not sure why the consensus seems to be season 7, when 8 has: Homer as a boxer, Hank Scorpio, Can I Borrow A feeling, Flanders breakdown, Mr. Burns as an alien, Mountain retreat, Sherry Bobbins, Itchy/Scracthy/Poochie, Homer's Phobia, Homer the alcohol smuggler, Mr. Sparkle, and the simpson spin-off showcase. Lois finally gives Peter the beatdown he's deserved all these years. However, I can only ever hear them as "all the things that make them f'ing (effing) cry". The traits that made the characters who they are are pretty much gone. I once read a theory that the ep "Brian and Stewie" was a cry for help from Seth McFarland. Just because it isn't a series sitcom like some shows are doesn't mean it is not a good show or written well. Make up your mind. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. But now maybe it symbolizes the degeneration of the family guy. The problem with blaming the decline of The Simpsons on the departure of Matt Groening is that he'd been fairly hands-off for a long time by that point. Family Guy Full Episodes Nocuts 1080p - A Shot in the Dark. Around the time you notice a decline in both shows is around the time Futurama and American Dad debuted. But basically he has a team of writers and researchers (you didn't think any one person knew that much pop culture, did you?) I may be a bad person, but I enjoyed that scene so much. Press J to jump to the feed. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. Is that the Killing Joke? ", "Seahorse Seashell Party", and most recently "Internal Affairs". Where are those good old-fashioned values? But, unfortunately, we're not in their universe, and we're not simply observing life on spooner street. A random bear attack, or a disappointing encounter with a cute animal are often funny things but they're not just staples of the Simpsons anymore, they're staples of like every friggin' comedy since. One could argue that "And Then There Were Fewer" is a more serious episode given its commitment to being a believable murder mystery parody. It's not as good as the Simpsons but it is one of my favorite shows to watch. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: It's okay to dislike a theory but it's not okay to dislike a person because they don't agree with you, so please treat people with respect. [–]doctor_maraxus 3 points4 points5 points 8 years ago (2 children). Holy shit. No team of writers can out out ~20 episodes a season that say something meaningful and are examples of excellence, and honestly, fans can't handle it. Without a coherent plan that the show follows, after a certain point the characters simply become empty shells of their former selves displaying a handful of their former traits that the audience reacts best to. [–]darkrabbit713[S] 4 points5 points6 points 8 years ago (2 children). He's just simply not ready yet. And for posts that are not marked with the spoiler flair, please use spoiler tags in the comment section: Rule 5 - Add the media name to your title. Fifth bullet point down: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/WMG/FamilyGuy, [–]doctor_maraxus 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (0 children). Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Or the show just sucks and the writers really have no idea where to go so they're writing as dark as possible to stay "edgy". And then by the end he just forgives Peter after saying he knows he's not a racist and he's just stupid. He volunteers at the soup kitchen, tends to his cancer patient niece Abby, and murdered his sister's hyper-abusive boyfriend to spare her from further harm. r/ShittyFanTheories Rent or buy the latest releases in up to 4K + HDR before they’re available on DVD, and watch TV shows by episode or season. A Shot in the Dark is an episode of Family Guy. No, Seth is just scraping through the dirt about three feet under where the bottom of the barrel used to be. This thread is archived. It's possible that Brian, now aging and beginning to see decline in his writing, realizes that it was possibly his last chance to truly see such a dream come true. I poked around and found it. Think of the buzz that would create, the internetz would explode. Damn sir, you have changed my mind. FAMILY GUY A Cloudy Day from A Shot In The Dark ANIMATION on FOX The latter episode is a bit more serious than a typical Family Guy which was a partial inspiration point for my theory. This episode was originally produced under the title "Stand Your Brown", a play on the Stand-your-ground law and Cleveland's last name Brown. Without getting a little dark, it's hard to say anything meaningful. A Shot in the DarkS14 E912 Dec 2015 15+ When Peter’s couch is stolen from his front lawn, the guys form a neighbourhood watch group. Rent, buy, and watch movies and TV shows with Vudu. Stewie no longer really cares about killing Lois, Quagmire's no longer just a pervert, etc. A Family Guy egy amerikai rajzfilmsorozat Quahog kitalált városában. It could be Stewie developing into a better person and has evolved into one of the lighter characters of the series. I suggest you watch at least two of the episodes I listed above. was shot because Peter mistook him for a home invader breaking into Cleveland's house. In reality, Cleveland Jr. had his hood up, he didn't think to remove his earpieces when he saw Peter, and neither he nor Cleveland questioned how going through a window at night might look suspicious to an outsider. Damn nobody was feeling that Serious George bit? This is not a forum for general discussion of the article's subject. You see this with most cartoons. r/pokemonconspiracies It's entirely possible that Matt felt The Simpsons had ran its course and wanted to try something new, while Seth became burntout from all the extra projects like Live in Las Vegas, Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, and other FG material that bled ambition (Seth doesn't get enough credit for how hard he was working during this period of time). Find out when Family Guy is on TV, including Series 14-Episode 9: A Shot in the Dark. I like this theory and it makes sense within their universe, if someone were to just observe. It's just embarrassing, like they want to be South Park or the Daily Show but just end up with terrible episodes themed around the rise of Apple products or whatever. Both involve a neighborhood watch person accidentally shooting a hooded black teen which then caused controversy also both Peter and George Zimmerman (the shooter) are white. Most of the things he felt strongly about early in the series had already been usurped by new show runners. [–]pepe74 2 points3 points4 points 8 years ago (6 children). It could be the writers are at a gridlock. On Family Guy Season 14 Episode 9, Peter is charged with a hate crime when he shoots someone after forming a neighborhood watch group. There's just a point where you notice, and sometimes a lot of people notice at the same time. I actually wanted to re-review this for a long time and I figure this is a good time than ever so once again let’s look at the Family guy episode: A Shot in the Dark. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. Yes, shows are destined to decline after 100 or so episodes but looking at the timeframe for those two particular shows, the introduction of their respective second show accelerated the process. As for Glen Quagmire, I'd say the writers are simply trying to give him depth. Put new text under old text. Talk:A Shot in the Dark (Family Guy) Jump to navigation Jump to search. [–]EtherBoo 24 points25 points26 points 8 years ago (2 children). This probably had an incomprehensibly huge effect on how the writers were able to imagine the show, and it was probably a factor in the decline as well. I know that these are the lyrics. TV shows, movies, video games, anime, comic books, novels and even songs are things we like to see, but events pertaining to real life are not. He gets lymphoma. ... help Reddit App Reddit coins Reddit premium Reddit gifts. [–][deleted] -2 points-1 points0 points 8 years ago* (0 children). Now, you may be quick to point out that the simulation was run five seasons ago, but NOT SO FAST!! [–]Ghost-E 7 points8 points9 points 8 years ago (5 children). ... "I don't know, maybe?". People didn't like it because it arguably cheapened the characterization of Skinner up to that point, and now that I think about it, the backlash against episodes like that, and the efforts to keep the show from doing anything so unpopular again probably had something to do with the eventual extreme staleness.). No subscription, free sign up. r/fixtheending. People shouldn't have to leave the sub to know what your theory is, please include a write up about your idea. Find all the best video clips for "A Shot in the Dark - Family Guy [S14E09]" at getyarn.io. Not here. While on duty, Peter sees someone trying to climb into Cleveland's house and he shoots him. Neither is as good as good as the original seasons of Futurama. EP 5 Chris Has Got a Date, Date, Date, Date, Date. [–]Ayavaron 3 points4 points5 points 8 years ago* (1 child). (For example, the Impostor episode was something they seemed proud of in the audio commentary, and I think for good reason. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. The scene with Meg and chris ripping their hair out was brutal. In my opinion, Season 9 is where you can start to first really appreciate a decline in quality with flagrantly annoying episodes like the one where Principal Skinner turned out to be an impostor or the one where Lisa found out that all the men in her family had a mutated Y gene that made them stupid. "It seems today that all we see is violence in movies and sex on TV, but where are those good old-fashioned values on which we used to rely?" That's probably my single favorite episode from the entire series. Family Guy is more "all out" the Simpson's is a little more subdued. James Woods hosts a "behind the scenes" episode of Family Guy, where we observe one production week in the life of the show (if the Griffins were a real family playing themselves and shooting on a soundstage). TL;DR: Family Guy explores the traumatic events that mould a seemingly-normal neighborhood into a dark, destructive, & dysfunctional cast of characters. (TRIVIA: The very first celebrity guest star to appear as himself on The Simpsons was Ernest Borgnine.). And "Family Guy Viewer Mail #2" shows that he still resents Lois and loves to play with his gadgets before bedtime. Even if the jokes are interchangeable it lives up to what it claims to be, [–]Calaban007 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children). Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. report. Survivors guilt maybe more accurate. Toby made the mess in the microwave. It made the show wilder and less safe, plus it was funny. Just my thought: This is a great theory and very well fleshed out, kudos to you sir. So did your therapist figure out what the problem was. He's literally growing up. Once upon a time, the only person in Stewie's world was Stewie. You would have to google it to find more details about this though. First off, Cleveland and Peter have been friends for years and we're expected to believe that all of a sudden Peter's a racist? They do away with individuality in an attempt to be darker as a show. I've bought seasons 1 2 n 3 and seen a lot on cartoon network but haven't watched every episodes by any means. The one thing that make cartoons successful; characters never age, get pregnant, etc. I had no idea the Skinner episode had that much of an impact on the series. That's because it is actually a cartoon sitcom exploring a neighborhood through the most haunting moments that come to shape its dark existence. With Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis. Spoilers Below. I'm glad you used Season 9-11 as a vague marker of noticeable decline for The Simpsons. In "Family Guy Viewer Mail #1", the family is exposed to toxic waste, get superpowers, and start oppressing the town.Mayor West decides someone needs to stop them, finds some toxic waste, and rolls around in it. Most of the production staff shuffled every few years. A történet középpontjában a Griffin ház áll, ahol egy furcsa család lakik: két szülő, két gyerek, idáig semmi különös. [–]EVILGR33NRNGR 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children). Perhaps they were once lucky to have a "family guy". Please do not include spoilers in the title of your posts, be as vague as possible. That's all that seperates the rest of the world from where I am, just one bad day", [–]ObLIVi0n75 2 points3 points4 points 8 years ago (0 children). Subjects that commonly fall under this rule include blockbuster series like Marvel and Star Wars, and theory ideas that caught on like "purgatory" theories. I really liked your insight in this explanation, the beauty of it is that it unearths the direction of the series in an incredibly well-thought-out way. Family Guy Season 14 Episode 9: A Shot in the Dark Summary: When Peter's couch is stolen from his front lawn, the guys form a neighborhood watch group. Though maybe it is a coincidence given that The Simpsons were on the air for a full decade and were overdue for a decline. If you want to take the idea that Brian Griffin is simply Seth MacFarlane's cartoon avatar then a lot of episodes (especially the rant by Quagmire) become very interesting. Wasn't there an episode where it turned out Peter was part black in like season two? We ask for at least 2 paragraphs of writing about your theory and a specific citation from the work. So there's nothing really new, other than trying to shock people by making a baby eat horse semen (I don't care if it was on Jackass, it was just too gross) and a few other things. I think the people who mark the decline at the appearance of guest stars playing themselves have ti closest to right. Stewie's there to talk him out of killing himself in "Brian & Stewie" and he's there to kidnap him before he gives both of his kidneys to Peter in "New Kidney on the Block". hide. I feel this supports my point that they were not the reason the show started to suck. Then come back with hilarity like their earlier work next season. There was a time that Brian and Peter got into a fight and Brian got out of the car - and Stewie wanted Peter to back the car up and run Brian over. All small children are like that - they don't know better. He still has a penchant for destroying things and world domination as evidenced by "Mr. & Mrs. Stewie". [–]Ayavaron 4 points5 points6 points 8 years ago (3 children). Has anyone noticed that Family Guy has started to take on a darker tone around its 8th season? [–]darkrabbit713[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (1 child), If I have, in some small way, made them more enjoyable to you, I consider this theory a success :), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children), [–]teachmeplz 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children). level 1. Marvel - All works related to Marvel content, MCU, video games and Comics. Find the exact moment in a TV show, movie, or music video you want to share. See that's kinda how, I feel if the recent tone was really like this intentional deliberate slide to a dark group psychosis I'd applaud them for going that route. That was a very dark episode that dealt with some very dark subjects. 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