The Best Episodes Directed by Brian Iles


#1 - Forget-Me-Not

Family Guy Season 10 - Episode 17

After a night out, Peter, Joe, Brian and Quagmire awake in a hospital and discover that they don't remember anything and that the town has been deserted.

star 7.60
2981 votes
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Cool Hand Peter

#2 - Cool Hand Peter

Family Guy Season 10 - Episode 8

Peter and the guys take a stand against their wives and flee to the Deep South on a road trip. On their Deep South road trip, Peter and the guys earn a one-way ticket to jail, then decide to make a run for it.

star 7.51
3627 votes
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Into Harmony's Way

#3 - Into Harmony's Way

Family Guy Season 12 - Episode 7

Fame gets to Peter's head when he and Quagmire form a singing/songwriting team.

star 7.50
2384 votes
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Save the Clam

#4 - Save the Clam

Family Guy Season 11 - Episode 19

Peter and the guys try to save The Drunken Clam from being closed after the bar's owner dies; Meg gets a job at a funeral home.

star 7.49
2043 votes
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Baby Got Black

#5 - Baby Got Black

Family Guy Season 12 - Episode 18

Chris and Jerome's daughter, Pam (Keke Palmer), run away together when Jerome (Kevin Michael Richardson) forbids their relationship.

star 7.48
1637 votes
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The Giggity Wife

#6 - The Giggity Wife

Family Guy Season 11 - Episode 11

During a visit to Harvard, Quagmire accidentally marries a prostitute; in an attempt to get out of his marriage, Quagmire pretends that Peter is his lover.

star 7.48
2233 votes
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Foxx In The Men House

#7 - Foxx In The Men House

Family Guy Season 16 - Episode 2

Peter becomes friends with a cool, handsome paramedic named Stryker Foxx. Wrapped up in his newfound "coolness," he soon dumps Quagmire, Joe and Cleveland.

star 7.47
2481 votes
Family Gay

#8 - Family Gay

Family Guy Season 7 - Episode 8

Peter is injected with the gay gene as part of a scientific experiment to determine whether or not homosexuality is a learned trait or something that people are born with. He ends up in a gay relationship and winds up in a "straight camp".

star 7.47
2447 votes
The Dating Game

#9 - The Dating Game

Family Guy Season 15 - Episode 14

Quagmire discovers the "dating" app Tinder, forcing Peter, Joe and Cleveland to intervene and save him from his soul-sucking hedonism. Meanwhile, Stewie finds out that he has scoliosis and learns the perks of his latest diagnosis.

star 7.44
3035 votes
Chris Has Got a Date, Date, Date, Date, Date

#10 - Chris Has Got a Date, Date, Date, Date, Date

Family Guy Season 15 - Episode 5

Taylor Swift agrees to go to a homecoming dance with Chris after he asks her via online video. However, when she starts to fall for him, her music takes a hit. Meanwhile, Peter decides to try a new profession and sees firsthand what it's like to be an Uber driver.

star 7.44
3393 votes
Seahorse Seashell Party

#11 - Seahorse Seashell Party

Family Guy Season 10 - Episode 2

While the Griffins are housebound during a hurricane, Brian ingests psychedelic mushrooms. He sees bizarre and unsettling things, and acts accordingly. Meanwhile, the rest of the family is bored and irritable, and Meg finally lashes out at Chris, Lois and Peter for all the crap they've given her. Part 2 of the three-part crossover "Night of the Hurricane" with The Cleveland Show (3x02 = Pt.1) and American Dad! (8x02 = Pt.3).

star 7.43
3749 votes
Jerome is the New Black

#12 - Jerome is the New Black

Family Guy Season 8 - Episode 7

Peter and the guys interview potential friends to fill the vacancy left by Cleveland. Meanwhile, Brian discovers that Quagmire hates him.

star 7.42
3025 votes
Back to the Woods

#13 - Back to the Woods

Family Guy Season 6 - Episode 9

James Woods returns to seek revenge against Peter. James Woods finds Peter's wallet, which he lost at Barry Manilow concert, and procedes to steal Peter's identity, and his family. Peter decides to ruin James' career and image.

star 7.39
1934 votes
The Old Man and the Big 'C'

#14 - The Old Man and the Big 'C'

Family Guy Season 11 - Episode 3

Brian learns that Carter Pewterschmidt's company is keeping the cure for cancer from the public in order to drive up profits; Quagmire reveals a secret.

star 7.38
2991 votes

#15 - McStroke

Family Guy Season 6 - Episode 8

Peter decides to grow a mustache, and after being mistaken for a fireman, ends up lending a hand when a fire breaks out at a local fast food restaurant. The owner gives him unlimited burgers as a thank you, but he eats too many and has a stroke. When Peter recovers, he vows to expose the fast-food company for what it really is, becoming friends with a genetically engineered cow along the way.

star 7.38
2315 votes
Throw It Away

#16 - Throw It Away

Family Guy Season 17 - Episode 18

After Lois reads a new book on the joys of decluttering, she challenges the rest of the Griffins to throw anything out of the house that does not spark joy. While all starts out well, Lois soon takes the decluttering to a surprising extreme.

star 7.36
824 votes
Pal Stewie

#17 - Pal Stewie

Family Guy Season 17 - Episode 3

To Stewie's surprise, he quickly befriends a boy his age, but is devastated when he realizes he isn't invited to his birthday party. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois attend a self-empowerment seminar.

star 7.35
1116 votes
A Shot in the Dark

#18 - A Shot in the Dark

Family Guy Season 14 - Episode 9

When Peter’s couch is stolen from his front lawn, the guys form a neighborhood watch group. While on duty, Peter spots a man breaking into a house and mistakenly shoots Cleveland's son in self-defense.

star 7.26
2167 votes

#19 - Shanksgiving

Family Guy Season 18 - Episode 8

When Lois hosts a special Thanksgiving dinner for her family, Peter decides the best way to avoid it is to get arrested. Meanwhile, a secret that Stewie has been keeping from everyone is revealed.

star 7.26
699 votes
Fighting Irish

#20 - Fighting Irish

Family Guy Season 13 - Episode 17

Peter claims he would beat Liam Neeson (guest voice Liam Neeson) in a fight, but when he is put to the test, he learns that winning is tougher than it seems. Meanwhile, Stewie becomes jealous when Lois decides to be a class mom and starts paying more attention to the other kids over him.

star 7.26
1547 votes
The Heartbreak Dog

#21 - The Heartbreak Dog

Family Guy Season 14 - Episode 16

Meg begins working at a retirement community and starts stealing from the residents. Then Chris finds out and wants in on the heist. When the residents catch them, they blackmail them and force the thieves to listen to all of their boring stories.

star 7.20
2128 votes
Con Heiress

#22 - Con Heiress

Family Guy Season 17 - Episode 8

Stewie and Brian compete for the inheritance of a wealthy, older heiress. Meanwhile, Peter and Chris battle for Mr. Herbert's affection.

star 7.15
979 votes
This Little Piggy

#23 - This Little Piggy

Family Guy Season 13 - Episode 9

Meg is thrilled to be recruited as a model, but it turns out to be for a very specific type of modeling: the foot-fetish industry. Meanwhile, Brian accompanies Stewie on an open-road adventure when Stewie decides he wants to experience life outside of preschool.

star 7.14
1410 votes
And Then There's Fraud

#24 - And Then There's Fraud

Family Guy Season 19 - Episode 12

After attending a baseball game, Peter and Chris are inspired to start a memorabilia business. Meanwhile, Stewie tries to combat aging by getting plastic surgery, but ends up taking it too far.

star 7.14
427 votes
Peter's Progress

#25 - Peter's Progress

Family Guy Season 7 - Episode 16

Peter learns from a psychic through a palm reading that he had a fascinating past life in the 17th century as Griffin Peterson, a dignified English gentleman who vied for the love of Lady Redbush in the newly founded American colony of Quahog.

star 7.03
2140 votes