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From Method to Madness 

When Brian shows interest in theatre, Lois convinces him to try out for School of Performing Arts, but during the audition, Brian is dismissed by the judges.

Director:

Bert Ring

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 8 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Simon / PA Voiceover / Elroy Jetson / Bam Bam / Manager / Doctor (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Female Coach / Olivia's Mom (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Jock (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
Chris Cox ... Jeff Campbell / Mark (voice)
Ralph Garman ... Bernie (voice)
Mike Henry ... John Herbert (voice)
Jane Lynch ... Dotty Campbell (voice)
Rachael MacFarlane ... Olivia (voice)
Denis Martell Denis Martell ... Santos (voice)
Mark Pasedes Mark Pasedes ... Pasqual (voice)
Fred Willard ... Dave Campbell (voice)
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Storyline

Brian tries out for a part with a local theater troupe, but is met with little encouragement from the judges. When Stewie gets up on stage to give them a heartfelt tongue-lashing, he immediately gets picked to join a junior acting program, where he butts heads with Olivia, the club prima donna. Peter, meanwhile, rescues a man from drowning, only to discover later that he and his family are all nudists. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Like most American comedies, this episode stereotypes the social nudist lifestyle. See more »

Goofs

When Olivia leaves Stewie, Simon says it is not going to work without her. But when he walks away, he disappears half-way. See more »

Quotes

[Stewie has just finished his performance]
Simon: Ok, any comments?
Olivia: [Raises her hand] You are the Weakest Link. Goodbye.
[the class laughs]
Stewie Griffin: [laughing sarcastically] Oh, gosh! That's funny! That's really fun - Do you right your own material? Do you? Because that is so fresh. "You are the Weakest Link. Goodbye." You know? I've-I've never heard anyone make that joke before. Mmm. You're the first. I've never heard any one reference-reference that outside the program before. Because that's what she says on the ...
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Connections

Featured in Family Guy: PTV (2005) See more »

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You Do
(uncredited)
Performed by Seth MacFarlane and Rachael MacFarlane
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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2002 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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