Brian plans to confront conservative Rush Limbaugh upon learning he is in Quahog, but changes his own political views when Limbaugh comes to his rescue.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these television series...

American Dad!

This Television Series is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Brian says that Rush Limbaugh was right, that conservative Republicanism was the answer all along, and Stan Smith (from American Dad!) says "Good for you Brian.".
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Sons of Tucson

This Television Series is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Brian gets upset and tells the family he's going to leave and move in with Rush Limbaugh. Stewie says "Oh, this is a bad idea. But I guess sometimes Fox has bad ideas huh?”, while a graphic of the Canceled tv series ‘Sons of Tuscon’ appears at the bottom of the screen.
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The Brady Bunch

This Television Series is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
The show opens with the Griffins watching The Brady Bunch on TV, now shown in widescreen. Brian explains to Chris that with widescreen, you are able to see things on the sides of the screen that you couldn't see when watching the same show in standard width.
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The Office

This Television Series is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Brian promises Rush Limbaugh that he will read four pages of his book when he gets home. He also says he might read more than four pages if "tonight's episode of 'The Office' ends up sucking.". Later, at home, Brian is seen reading Rush Limbaugh's book while Stewie laughs at an episode of 'The Office'.
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The Scooby-Doo Show

This Television Series is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
There is a parody of Scooby-Doo with Rush Limbaugh and John McCain chasing a Mummy who ends up being Barney Frank.
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It refers to these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  7  / Episode:  10 
FOX-y Lady

This Television Episode is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Episode 9:2 refers to the plot inconsistencies with episode 7:10 with respect to the identity of Rush Limbaugh (in 9:2 he is not Fred Savage anymore).

It refers to these movies...

Cocktail

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Brian tells Lois he thinks 'Cocktail' is one of the best films of its era.
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Slumdog Millionaire

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Lois asks Brian what he thinks about the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'. Brian tells her it was overrated and just terrible.
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Titanic

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
Lois asks Brian what he thought about the film 'Titanic'. Brian tells her it was horrible, one of the worst movies ever made.
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It plays these songs...

America the Beautiful
performed by Bob Stuhmer

This Song is played in Excellence in Broadcasting part of Family Guy Season 9
An instrumental version of this song plays as Brian reads Rush Limbaugh's book. The song plays again over the end credits of the episode.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Family Guy Season 9

# Title Air Date
Family Guy
9:1 And Then There Were Fewer Sep 26, 2010
9:2 Excellence in Broadcasting Oct 3, 2010
9:3 Welcome Back, Carter Oct 10, 2010
9:4 Halloween on Spooner Street Nov 7, 2010
9:5 Baby, You Knock Me Out Nov 14, 2010
9:6 Brian Writes a Bestseller Nov 21, 2010
9:7 Road to the North Pole Dec 12, 2010
9:8 New Kidney in Town Jan 9, 2011
9:9 And I'm Joyce Kinney Jan 16, 2011
9:10 Friends of Peter G. Feb 13, 2011
9:11 German Guy Feb 20, 2011
9:12 The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair Mar 6, 2011
9:13 Trading Places Mar 20, 2011
9:14 Tiegs for Two Apr 10, 2011
9:15 Brothers & Sisters Apr 17, 2011
9:16 The Big Bang Theory May 8, 2011
9:17 Foreign Affairs May 15, 2011
9:18 It's a Trap! May 22, 2011

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