Peter gets out of paying a hefty hospital bill by declaring that he's dead, only to get a surprise visit from Death himself. However, Death injures himself while chasing Peter and is unable to do his job, which makes everyone on Earth immortal, so Peter must stand in as the new Grim Reaper.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

I Don't Want to Wait
performed by Paula Cole

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  • Type: Song
This Song is played in Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
While a cutaway scene shows characters from Dawson's Creek, I Don't Want to Wait (theme to Dawson's Creek) is playing in the background

It refers to these television series...

60 Minutes

This Television Series is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
Peter and Lois are shown watching a show called "60 Minutes After Dark" which is a combination of 60 Minutes and [Playboy After Dark]
  • Buy 60 Minutes on Amazon
  • Buy 60 Minutes on iTunes
  • Buy 60 Minutes on GooglePlay

Dawson's Creek

This Television Series is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
Dawson's creek is mentioned multiple times in this episode, and Peter is even sent to kill them on an airplane while he is taking over Death's job.
  • Buy Dawson's Creek on Amazon
  • Buy Dawson's Creek on iTunes
  • Buy Dawson's Creek on GooglePlay

Playboy After Dark

This Television Series is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
Peter and Lois are shown watching a show called "60 Minutes After Dark" which is a combination of [60 Minutes] and Playboy After Dark
  • Buy Playboy After Dark on Amazon
  • Buy Playboy After Dark on iTunes
  • Buy Playboy After Dark on GooglePlay

Three's Company

This Television Series is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
Peter says, "How are we gonna explain you to Mr. Roper?" which is a reference to the landlord in Three's Company.
  • Buy Three's Company on Amazon
  • Buy Three's Company on iTunes
  • Buy Three's Company on GooglePlay

It refers to these movies...

Airport 1975
part of Airport

This Movie is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
After Karen Black lands the plane (as she did in the movie Airport 1975), Tom Tucker calls it an obscure reference, and Peter says, "Airport '75. It was a movie in the 70s"

Dirty Work

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
Peter says, "Note to self. Don't go in the bathroom". This is an homage to the movie dirty work where Norm MacDonald's characters says, "Note to self" numerous times into a voice recorder. MacDonald was a guest voice in this episode
  • Buy Dirty Work on Amazon
  • Buy Dirty Work on iTunes
  • Buy Dirty Work on GooglePlay

Five Easy Pieces

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
After mentioning [Airport 1975] Tom Tucker mentions two other obscure references: Five Easy Pieces and [Nashville]
  • Buy Five Easy Pieces on Amazon
  • Buy Five Easy Pieces on iTunes
  • Buy Five Easy Pieces on GooglePlay

Nashville

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
After mentioning [Airport 1975] Tom Tucker mentions two other obscure references: [Five Easy Pieces] and Nashville
  • Buy Nashville on Amazon
  • Buy Nashville on iTunes
  • Buy Nashville on GooglePlay

The Omen
part of The Omen

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
Stewie uses a tricycle to push Lois down the stairs which is a reference to The Omen.
  • Buy The Omen part of The Omen on Amazon
  • Buy The Omen part of The Omen on iTunes
  • Buy The Omen part of The Omen on GooglePlay

Titanic

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
A hypothetical conversation between Jack and Rose is shown as if neither of them died when the Titanic sank
  • Buy Titanic on Amazon
  • Buy Titanic on iTunes
  • Buy Titanic on GooglePlay

It refers to these people...

Boz Scaggs

This Person is referred to by Death is a Bitch part of Family Guy Season 2
At the end of the episode, Death gives Peter the complete Boz Scaggs collection
  • Buy Boz Scaggs on Amazon
  • Buy Boz Scaggs on iTunes
  • Buy Boz Scaggs on GooglePlay

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Lowdown
performed by Boz Scaggs

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  • Type: Song

Lido Shuffle
performed by Boz Scaggs

Hollywood
performed by Boz Scaggs

Family Guy Season 2

# Title Air Date
Family Guy
2:1 Peter, Peter, Caviar Eater Sep 23, 1999
2:2 Holy Crap Sep 30, 1999
2:3 Da Boom Dec 26, 1999
2:5 Love Thy Trophy Mar 14, 2000
2:6 Death is a Bitch Mar 21, 2000
2:7 The King is Dead Mar 28, 2000
2:8 I Am Peter, Hear Me Roar Mar 28, 2000
2:9 If I'm Dyin', I'm Lyin' Apr 4, 2000
2:10 Running Mates Apr 11, 2000
2:11 A Picture is worth a 1,000 Bucks Apr 18, 2000
2:12 Fifteen Minutes of Shame Apr 25, 2000
2:13 Road to Rhode Island May 30, 2000
2:14 Let's Go to the Hop Jun 6, 2000
2:15 Dammit Janet! Jun 13, 2000
2:16 There's Something About Paulie Jun 27, 2000
2:17 He's Too Sexy for His Fat Jun 27, 2000
2:18 E. Peterbus Unum Jul 18, 2000
2:19 The Story on Page One Jul 18, 2000
2:20 Wasted Talent Jul 25, 2000
2:21 Fore Father Aug 1, 2000
2:4 Brian in Love Mar 7, 2001

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