Family Guy Season 7 Episode Guide
The seventh season of the animated television series Family Guy was originally broadcast on Fox in the United States between September 28, 2008 and May 17, 2009. It includes 16 episodes, including the first episode “Love Blactually” and the season finale “Peter’s Progress”. The season contained hold-over episodes from the sixth season, which was cut short due to the 2007-2008 Writers Guild of America strike. The seventh season was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, making Family Guy the first animated series to be nominated in this category since The Flintstones in 1961.
Stewie convinces Brian to take it slow with his new girlfriend, but she becomes impatient and hooks up with Cleveland. Brian then tries to get Cleveland back together with his ex-wife Loretta to get him out of the picture.
Peter becomes obsessed with “Surfin’ Bird” by The Trashmen, much to the family’s dismay. Brian and Stewie decide to take matters into their own hands to ensure that the song will never be heard again! On the verge of tears, Peter goes to every record store in Quahog to track down his beloved song, when he runs into a familiar face. Realizing that it is the one and only Jesus Christ, Peter wants the world to know that he and J.C. are BFFs.
While looking for a bathroom, Mort Goldman time travels back to Poland right before the Nazi invasion. Brian and Stewie decide to go back and save him.
After Peter gets sexually harassed by Chris, Peter wins a year of unlimited gas, and Brian suggests that the family use the funds to take a road trip to the Grand Canyon. So the Griffins pack up the car and hit the road, but leave some very precious cargo at home. When the family finally realizes that they have left Stewie home alone, it’s a mad, explosive, hilarious dash back to Quahog.
After watching Johnny Knoxville on Jackass, Peter and the guys film their own shenanigans. When Brian gets hurt, the family worries that he’s getting too old, so Peter brings home a new dog. Everything is great until the new Brian crosses the line.
Peter’s boss, Angela, sends him back to the third grade so that he can qualify for a work promotion. Meanwhile, Brian, Frank Sinatra Jr. and Stewie open the coolest club in Quahog.
After being pregnant for seven years, Bonnie finally gives birth to a beautiful baby girl named Susie! Stewie quickly falls for the little tyke and vows to do anything to win her heart and get in her diaper. Meanwhile, Joe borrows $20,000 from a bookie to pay for Bonnie’s medical bills, but then plans to steal the money from Mr. Pewterschmidt to pay his debt.
To help pay off his incredible debt, Peter participates in medical experiments to make some extra cash. First, he is injected with the “Seth Rogen” gene that “gives you the appearance of being funny even though you haven’t actually done anything funny.” Then he is injected with a gene that leads him to a new mate, leaving a broken-hearted Lois behind. Although the family is crushed, they quickly realize the most important thing is that Peter is happy.
Peter cashes in a raffle ticket from 1989 and wins a golf outing with O.J. Simpson. When Peter befriends the infamous former running back and brings him home to meet the family, the residents of Quahog aren’t so welcoming to the new houseguest and tell him to take a hike.
Lois lands a job at FOX News and has to shoot an investigative exposé on Michael Moore, but loses her job when her story implicates Rush Limbaugh. Meanwhile, Peter takes advantage of Lois’ relations with FOX by creating and pitching his own animated comedy series.
Meg finds religion while in bed with the Mumps, and reveals to the community that Brian is an Atheist. Meanwhile, Stewie builds a transporter to bring the cast of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to Quahog.
Brian becomes the leading proponent for legalization of marijuana in Quahog. Mayor West passes the law, and the whole town goes to pot.
After Stewie gets his baby butt kicked by Joe’s infant daughter, he starts hitting the gym with Peter. It seems like all of Stewie’s hard work is paying off until Peter drops a bombshell when he reveals just how Stewie got those six-pack abs. Meanwhile, Chris starts to date a popular girl at school and quickly realizes that popularity is like physics – as in what goes up must come down.
When Brian discovers that his ex, Jillian (guest voice Drew Barrymore) is getting married, he is devastated until he meets “The Hills” star Lauren Conrad. Brian quickly discovers that Lauren just might be his perfect match if only he can let Jillian go.
A series of parodies based on the Stephen King movies “Stand by Me”, “Misery” and “The Shawshank Redemption”.
Peter has his palm read by a psychic who reveals that he had a fascinating past life as Griffin Peterson, a dignified gentleman who vied for the love of Lady Redbush in 17th century England and in the newly founded American colony of Quahog. It was a time of great love and adventure where King Stewart reigned supreme, the smartest dog in the room was the court jester, army lieutenants were merely boys and even old England loved “How I Met Your Mother”.