Lois is furious with Peter when he allows Meg to attend a party the same day as Stewie's first birthday. Unbeknownst to Meg, she's actually attending a cult meeting and when Peter brings her back home, the cult leader follows. Stewie recognizes the leader as the man who wants to return him to the "ovarian bastille."
Original Air Date:
April 18, 1999
Other Information (Trivia, Fun Facts, etc):
Cheezy Charlie's is a take off on Chuck E Cheese, a restaurant chain in North America that caters primarily to children's parties.
Dancer: Why don't you just hang back and stretch
Peter working on a choreographed dance number and talking about rumbling with the "sharks" is a reference to the musical: West Side Story.
Brian: "Next time...."
At one point in this episode, Brian is sitting on the couch. A miniature covered wagon suddenly rolls into the living room, and Brian chases it as it goes into the kitchen, and disappears into a cupboard. This is a reference to Purina's Chuckwagon dog food commercials of the early 1980's. In it, a tiny covered wagon would emerge from an open bag of food and race across the floor - the family dog would be the only one to see it.
"Heaven's Helpers Youth Cult" Obvious parody of the Heaven's Gate Cult lead by Marshall Applewhite that committed mass suicide during the emergence of the Hale Bopp Comet. Applewhite hails from my hometown, Corpus Christi, TX and went to high school with my grandfather and I grew up with his grandson, Ben Applewhite.
Brian: You are the Spalding Gray of Crap.
After Peter gives his excuse to Lois (which includes a reference to the Hulk), Brian calls him the 'Spalding Gray of crap'. Spalding Gray was an actor/writer best known for his performance monologues, which deal with events from his own life in a style characterized by humor, paranoia and acute self-consciousness and was sometimes criticized as exploitative for the way he appropriated the fortunes or misfortunes of others for material for his monologues.