Family Guy (1999– )

Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington 

After the toy company is taken over by a tobacco company, Peter is set up as the president and is sent to Washington to lobby against a bill.


Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 5 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Hipster #2 / Mike Tyson / Kenneth / Co-Worker / Jerry / Student / Writer / Judge / Leprechaun / George Bush / Al Gore / Man / Lawyer #2 (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Aunt Bee (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Hipster #1 / El Dorado Parking Employee / Blonde Guy (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Mr. Weed (voice)
Ricky Blitt Ricky Blitt ... Milano's Lawyer
Gary Cole ... Chairman (voice)
Louise DuArt ... (voice) (as Louise Duart)
Olivia Hack ... Various (voice)
Mike Henry ... (voice)
Meredith Scott Lynn ... (voice)
Alyssa Milano ... Alyssa Milano
Brian Doyle-Murray ... (voice) (as Brian Doyle Murray)
Jack Sheldon ... The Bill (voice)
Danny Smith Danny Smith ... Harrison (voice)


When the Happy-Go-Lucky Toy Factory is bought out by a tobacco company, Peter gets promoted to an executive position. Everyone in the family is thrilled with his newfound success until it turns out that his bosses want him to lobby Congress for favorable tobacco legislation. Peter rationalizes his job for a while, but eventually sees the damage it's doing to his family. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Animation | Comedy


TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Release Date:

25 July 2001 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Peachtree TV's ad for this episode is the moment where a lobster grabs Peter's eye. The syndicated print's ad covers Meg's eco-boost. See more »


When at the Red Sox game, Stewie trades his baseball for a bat with a child next to him, then hits him with the bat and takes his baseball back. The shot pans away, when it returns to The Griffins Stewie is holding neither and is sitting next to a grown man. See more »


Peter Griffin: [while buttoning his Red Sox jersey] Ah, there's nothing these kids learn in school they can't learn on the street.
[Cutaway to two guys on the street]
Street Guy #1: It's 3:00. Where the hell is Louie?
Street Guy #2: Well, you tell me. Louie left his house at 2:15 and has to travel a distance of 6.2 miles at a rate of 5 miles per hour. What time will Louie arrive?
Street Guy #1: Depends if he stops to see his ho.
Street Guy #2: [Tussling the other guy's hair] That's what we call a variable.
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References The Mask (1994) See more »

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