Jun 23, 2021
“Family Gay” (March 8, 2009)
Is it anticlimactic to say that this episode of Family Guy is not as terrible as you might expect? It concerns Peter being injected with the gay gene and becoming temporarily gay, and for the Seth MacFarlane of it all, this one gets some stuff right, lands a few decent jokes, biffs some bad ones and sometimes sacrifices laughs altogether to shock, horrify or offend. In short, it’s typical Family Guy.
Listen to Drew and Glen on You’re Making It Worse.
Listen to the summer/pride episode of Deep Cuts and Superficial Wounds, Drew’s 80s music podcast.
Read the New York Times article “The Secret History of Leviticus” — the "exception that proves the rule" article about the old testament outlawing homosexuality.
Watch Drew’s video compilation of every LGBT joke ever on the history of The Simpsons.
Buy Glen’s movie, Being Frank.
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The episode’s outro track is “Desire” by Yoh-Yo, which is not on any of the streaming services so why not listen to it on YouTube?