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Patriot Games 

After quarterback Tom Brady witnesses Peter pummeling several people in order to get to the bathroom, he recruits him to play for the New England Patriots.

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Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Mike Tyson / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / Man in Boxing Match #1 / Leslie / British Announcer (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Ellen (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Lori Alan ... Diane Simmons (voice)
Jeff Bergman ... Fred Flintstone (voice)
Tom Brady ... Tom Brady (voice)
Troy Brown Troy Brown ... Troy Brown (voice)
Carol Channing ... Carol Channing - Celebrity Boxing (voice)
Bob Costas ... Bob Costas (voice)
Mike Henry ... Johnny (voice)
Mark Hentemann Mark Hentemann ... Various (voice)
Jay Leno ... Jay Leno (voice)
Martin Savage Martin Savage ... London Silly Nannies Player (voice)
Alexander Siddig ... London Silly Nannies Player (voice)
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Storyline

After quarterback Tom Brady witnesses Peter pummeling several people in order to get to the bathroom, he recruits him to play for the New England Patriots.

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the celebrity boxing match Tyson knocks down Carol Channing 4 times yet the fight keeps going even though a fight is over when someone is knocked down three times in a round. It is called a technical knockout. Then when Tyson falls due to exhaustion the announcer says Channing is the winner by technical knockout even though it would be by knockout. See more »

Goofs

When Lois, Meg, Stewie and Chris go to the theatre to see a purported Alan Ayckbourn play, the marquee misspells his surname as "Ayckbourne." See more »

Quotes

Stewie Griffin: [repeated line while beating Brian] Where's my money, man!
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Connections

References The Music Man (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Shipoopi
(uncredited)
By Meredith Willson
Performed by Seth MacFarlane
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Family Guy Hits Bottom
3 July 2007 | by hotshotvzSee all my reviews

This may be the worst Family Guy episode ever, marking the bottom of a downward trend characteristic of Bush's approval rating. The only aspect of this episode worth bragging about is the Soprano-esquire scenes between Stewie and Brian, and the revenge Brian gets at the end (only because I know a few people that I'd like to do that to). It was stupid singing, stupid dancing, and the ever-homo-sounding voice of Tom Brady. If you were going to do an episode involving the Patriots, make fun of them, because there's nothing in the department of humor that the Patriots can contribute (if you don't believe me, watch SNL when Tom Brady hosted it; Peyton Manning had more humor in the introduction than Tom's entire show). But back to this episode, there was practically no satire whatsoever. The comedy leaned more towards the stupid end of the spectrum where you'd find any movie with Will Ferrill in it. To the writers of Family Guy, stick to what got you kicked off the air. I was completely disappointed with this episode and if I could give it lower than


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