Family Guy - Episode Guide

Episodes » Season 1
Tot. Ep. # Title Original Airdate Production Code Media
1 101 Death Has a Shadow January 31, 1999 1ACX01 Links (2)

Peter loses his job after drinking too much at a stag party and falling asleep at work. He signs on to welfare to keep Lois from finding out, but gets much more than he expected. Lois finds out anyway, so he tries to dump the money over the Super Bowl, but is arrested and must await his family's rescue.

2 102 I Never Met the Dead Man April 11, 1999 1ACX02 Links (2)

While teaching Meg how to drive, Peter crashes into a satellite dish and knocks out the city's cable. He begins to go crazy without TV, but finds a new life in outdoor activities, which drives the family crazy in turn. Meanwhile, Stewie plots to destroy the world's broccoli.

3 103 Chitty Chitty Death Bang April 18, 1999 1ACX04 Links (2)

Peter allows Meg to attend a friend's party the same day as Stewie's first birthday, which upsets Lois. Little does Meg know that she is attending a cult party. The cult leader follows Peter when he picks up Meg, and is mistaken by Stewie as the doctor who he thinks is plotting to put him back in the womb.

4 104 Mind Over Murder April 25, 1999 1ACX03 Links (1)

Peter punches a pregnant woman he thought was a man during a soccer game and ends up being placed under house arrest. Restless, Peter builds a bar in his basement where Lois ends up stealing the spotlight. Meanwhile, Stewie attempts to build a time machine to avoid the pain of teething.

5 105 A Hero Sits Next Door May 2, 1999 1ACX05 Links (3)

Peter is initially annoyed when Joe Swanson moves to Quahog with his family, but is forced to recruit him for his company's softball team before realizing he's a paraplegic. Nevertheless, Joe wins the game and the hearts of everyone else and becomes a hero, driving Peter to become a hero himself.

6 106 The Son Also Draws May 9, 1999 1ACX06 Links (2)

Peter takes the family to New York to reinstate Chris into the Youth Scouts after he is kicked out. But when Peter makes a pit stop at an Indian casino, Lois develops a gambling habit that costs her the family car, and Peter must go on a vision quest to prove his Native American blood and get it back.

7 107 Brian: Portrait of a Dog May 16, 1999 1ACX07 Links (2)

Brian swallows his pride when Peter convinces him to join a dog show so they can win money for a new air conditioner. But after an argument over a trick gone bad, Brian realizes he's a second-class citizen and runs away from home, but his fight for his civil rights lands him in the pound on the death row.