The BEST episodes directed by Pete Michels

A Rickle in Time
6716 votes

#1 - A Rickle in Time

Rick and Morty - Season 2 - Episode 1

Rick, Morty, and Summer get into trouble when time is fractured by a feedback loop of uncertainty that split reality into more than one equally possible impossibilities. Meanwhile, Beth and Jerry go to extreme lengths to save a deer struck by their vehicle.

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Mortynight Run
6437 votes

#2 - Mortynight Run

Rick and Morty - Season 2 - Episode 2

Rick teaches Morty to drive while leaving Jerry at a popular day care made just for him. Morty's conscience has him hunt down an assassin rather than spending the day at an alien arcade.

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Auto Erotic Assimilation
6147 votes

#3 - Auto Erotic Assimilation

Rick and Morty - Season 2 - Episode 3

Rick gets emotionally invested when meeting an old friend, while Beth and Jerry have a falling out after making a discovery under the garage.

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Stu & Stewie's Excellent Adventure
492 votes

#4 - Stu & Stewie's Excellent Adventure

Family Guy - Season 4 - Episode 30

Stewie finds out that his life in the future is miserable. So he decides to go back in time and change events for the better.

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Lost Our Lisa
1301 votes

#5 - Lost Our Lisa

The Simpsons - Season 9 - Episode 24

Bart’s latest stunt thwarts Lisa’s plan to attend a museum exhibit. When she tries to go alone and takes the wrong bus, Homer sets out to find her.

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Das Bus
1620 votes

#6 - Das Bus

The Simpsons - Season 9 - Episode 14

When Otto drives the school bus off a bridge, the kids wind up on a deserted island, fending for themselves in a “Lord of the Flies” parody. Back in Springfield, Homer takes on Bill Gates.

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Brother From Another Series
1578 votes

#7 - Brother From Another Series

The Simpsons - Season 8 - Episode 16

When Sideshow Bob is released from prison, his brother Cecil puts him in charge of building Springfield's new hydroelectric dam.

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Stewie B. Goode
709 votes

#8 - Stewie B. Goode

Family Guy - Season 4 - Episode 28

After losing at a swim competition, Stewie trys to eliminate his rival by blowing up a lifeguard tower. His plan backfires though, and Stewie has a near death experience that seems to change him.

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Bango Was His Name Oh!
526 votes

#9 - Bango Was His Name Oh!

Family Guy - Season 4 - Episode 29

Stewie convinces Brian to go on a road trip with him to San Francisco to search for a man Stewie believes is his real father.

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The Cartridge Family
1783 votes

#10 - The Cartridge Family

The Simpsons - Season 9 - Episode 5

Alarmed by a soccer riot, Homer buys a handgun. His reckless behavior drives Marge and the kids out of the house, and even his new gun club buddies desert him.

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Treehouse of Horror X
1514 votes

#11 - Treehouse of Horror X

The Simpsons - Season 11 - Episode 4

In "I Know What You Diddily-Iddly-Did" the SImpsons fear they have killed Ned Flanders. "Desperately Xeeking Xena" satirizes superheroes of yore with "Stretch Dude" Bart and "Clobber Girl" Lisa. And "Life's A Glitch, Then You Die" depicts the upcoming horror of Y2K.

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Livin' on a Prayer
3472 votes

#12 - Livin' on a Prayer

Family Guy - Season 10 - Episode 12

When Stewie's new best friend falls ill, Lois takes him to the hospital where she finds out he has a critical, but treatable, disease. However, the boy's parents refuse treatment due to their religious beliefs, leaving Lois no choice but to take drastic measures to seek treatment for the boy herself. Meanwhile, Peter has a religious experience of his own.

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Homer to the Max
1382 votes

#13 - Homer to the Max

The Simpsons - Season 10 - Episode 13

Homer changes his name to "Max Power" after discovering that he shares his name with a dimwitted TV character.

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Quagmire's Quagmire
2404 votes

#14 - Quagmire's Quagmire

Family Guy - Season 12 - Episode 3

Quagmire is excited to meet a woman with a sex drive equal to his own, until she kidnaps him to make him her sex slave; a love triangle forms between Stewie, Brian and Stewie's teddy bear.

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Quagmire's Dad
2642 votes

#15 - Quagmire's Dad

Family Guy - Season 8 - Episode 18

Quagmire can accept his dad's lifestyle choices, but not when they involve Brian.

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12 and a Half Angry Men
2060 votes

#16 - 12 and a Half Angry Men

Family Guy - Season 11 - Episode 16

Mayor West becomes the prime suspect when a murder occurs at his mansion.

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Business Guy
2790 votes

#17 - Business Guy

Family Guy - Season 8 - Episode 9

When Peter gives Lois’ father the bachelor party he never had, Mr. Pewterschmidt slips into a coma and not even Dr. House (guest voice Hugh Laurie) can bring him out of it. With her father incapacitated, Lois is given control of Pewterschmidt Industries. Peter convinces Lois to let him run the operation, but he gets power-hungry and fires the board. Mr. Pewterschmidt soon bounces back and tries to regain control of what he’s built – even though it may be more difficult than Christmas shopping for Peter

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Chick Cancer
1999 votes

#18 - Chick Cancer

Family Guy - Season 5 - Episode 7

Stewie ties the knot with his old flame Olivia, but their relationship quickly turns, and becomes normal dull marriage. It all escalates when they go on a double date with Brian and Jillian. Meanwhile, Lois introduces Peter to chick flicks, so he decides to make his own movie with a plot based on every chick movie ever.

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Space Cadet
2259 votes

#19 - Space Cadet

Family Guy - Season 11 - Episode 9

When the Griffins try to pick Chris up from space camp, they find themselves accidentally launched into space and reliant on Chris to get them home.

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Brake My Wife, Please
1223 votes

#20 - Brake My Wife, Please

The Simpsons - Season 14 - Episode 20

When Homer loses his driver's license, Marge has to drive everyone everywhere, which becomes so stressful that she accidentally runs over Homer, leading to the two seeing a marriage counselor.

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Tea Peter
2590 votes

#21 - Tea Peter

Family Guy - Season 10 - Episode 21

When city hall threatens to close Peter's business, he joins the Tea Party and campaigns to shut down the government.

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Ghost Protocol
335 votes

#22 - Ghost Protocol

Inside Job - Season 1 - Episode 7

Reagan sets an elaborate plan in motion to ghost a debonair British secret agent who grows too attached after a fling.

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No Chris Left Behind
1697 votes

#23 - No Chris Left Behind

Family Guy - Season 5 - Episode 16

After Chris is expelled from school, he is sent to a boarding school that his grandfather Carter attended, but Chris doesn't exactly fit in. Meanwhile, the chicken returns to pick a fight with Peter.

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They Saved Lisa's Brain
1169 votes

#24 - They Saved Lisa's Brain

The Simpsons - Season 10 - Episode 22

Mayor Quimby flees Springfield, leaving the town chapter of Mensa in charge. As the group's new power goes to their heads, they take their utopian plans too far and the townspeople revolt.

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Screwed the Pooch
1549 votes

#25 - Screwed the Pooch

Family Guy - Season 3 - Episode 13

Peter and Lois go to the Pewterschmidts for the weekend, bringing Brian along. Brian, meanwhile, has some "issues" of his own to work out. Find out if Brian's future is to make puppies or become "less" than he is.

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Papa's Got a Brand New Badge
1161 votes

#26 - Papa's Got a Brand New Badge

The Simpsons - Season 13 - Episode 22

Homer becomes chief of police after a scandal forces Wiggum out.

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When You Dish Upon a Star
1289 votes

#27 - When You Dish Upon a Star

The Simpsons - Season 10 - Episode 5

After a chance encounter with Hollywood celebrities secretly living in Springfield, Homer becomes their friend and gofer... until he spills the beans to the gang at Moe's.

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Brian's Got a Brand New Bag
3003 votes

#28 - Brian's Got a Brand New Bag

Family Guy - Season 8 - Episode 4

When Brian begins dating an older woman, the family begins to make fun of him. After Brian's new fling breaks her hip, he gets the pleasure of becoming her errand boy.

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New Kidney in Town
2564 votes

#29 - New Kidney in Town

Family Guy - Season 9 - Episode 8

Peter needs a new kidney after his energy-drink addiction causes renal failure. Meanwhile, Chris is chosen to introduce United States President Barack Obama at his school after winning an essay contest. Trouble is, Meg wrote the essay.

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Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High
2225 votes

#30 - Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High

Family Guy - Season 4 - Episode 2

Brian becomes a substitute teacher at Chris' school after his teacher wins the lottery. When Brian is moved to teach a class of troubled kids, Chris falls in love with his new teacher, Mrs. Lockhart, who promises to love Chris only if he kills her husband. When Lois finds out, she and Stewie decide to teach Chris a lesson.

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Pig Trouble in Little Greenpoint
54 votes

#31 - Pig Trouble in Little Greenpoint

Bless the Harts - Season 1 - Episode 6

Violet tries to deal with the moral dilemma of eating meat; Betty runs into an old fling.

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Strong Arms of the Ma
1373 votes

#32 - Strong Arms of the Ma

The Simpsons - Season 14 - Episode 9

After being mugged at the Kwik-E-Mart and afraid to leave the house, Marge takes up body-building to boost her self-esteem.

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Clone Gunman
429 votes

#33 - Clone Gunman

Inside Job - Season 1 - Episode 2

When an expensive blunder forces budget cuts at Cognito Inc., J.R. orders Reagan and Brett to decide which of their co-workers should be fired.

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Foreign Affairs
3009 votes

#34 - Foreign Affairs

Family Guy - Season 9 - Episode 17

Bonnie and Lois take a little trip to Paris, but Bonnie crosses the line in the City of Love. Meanwhile, Peter home schools Chris and Meg using some unorthodox teaching methods.

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526 votes

#35 - Unpresidented

Inside Job - Season 1 - Episode 1

As Reagan prepares to replace the president with a robot, she finds her hard-earned promotion threatened by a clueless but likable new colleague.

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Padre de Familia
2270 votes

#36 - Padre de Familia

Family Guy - Season 6 - Episode 6

Peter starts an anti-immigration group, however, he quickly changes his mind when he finds out that he was born in Mexico. Unable to prove his citizenship, pass the naturalization test or convince investigators that his marriage to Lois is for real, he ends up working for Carter as a landscaper, all the while fighting for immigration rights.

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The Former Life of Brian
1856 votes

#37 - The Former Life of Brian

Family Guy - Season 6 - Episode 11

Brian, afraid that he may have lost his last chance at love, searches for a former flame, Tracy. To his surprise, he discovers that he is the father to her son, Dylan. Tracy decides that Brian should raise the boy, and she drops him off at the Griffin's house. When Dylan runs rough-shot in the house, Brian's attitude towards parenting doesn't settle too well with Lois and Peter.

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Miracle on Culpepper Slims Boulevard
47 votes

#38 - Miracle on Culpepper Slims Boulevard

Bless the Harts - Season 1 - Episode 9

Betty tries to figure out how to give the family the best Christmas presents on a budget.

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The Kiss Seen Round the World
1596 votes

#39 - The Kiss Seen Round the World

Family Guy - Season 3 - Episode 8

When Meg, due to her crush on Tom Tucker, the newscaster, applies for an internship at the local television station and gets the job, she is disappointed to find that her news partner is the most reviled nerd in school, Neil. Caught in a life-threatening news situation, Meg laments that she never had a first kiss and agrees to kiss Neil only to find that he taped the whole thing in order to broadcast it across the world. Meg broadcasts her own news that she has no interest in Neil, sending him to the ledge on top of Town Hall. She breaks his fall, only to find out that he had no intention of jumping and was just trying to get her attention again. Stewie's prized new tricycle is stolen by the neighborhood bully, but the bully soon learns not to screw with Stewie.

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FOX-y Lady
2245 votes

#40 - FOX-y Lady

Family Guy - Season 7 - Episode 10

Lois gets a job working for FOX News and has to do a report on a liberal filmmaker. However, she loses the job when her story implicates a conservative radio host.

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Hug N' Bugs
113 votes

#41 - Hug N' Bugs

Bless the Harts - Season 1 - Episode 1

Jenny discovers a secret of Betty's that may help her pay overdue bills; Wayne builds a tree house.

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Chuckie Loses His Glasses
9 votes

#42 - Chuckie Loses His Glasses

Rugrats - Season 2 - Episode 30

Angelica plays a hide and seek game with the babies, but its all a plan to steal Chuckie's glasses. Chuckie tries to look for them but he can't see so he tries to find his "eyes", but breaks Grandpa Lou's instead. In the end Angelica literally gets sick of them and Tommy gives them to Chuckie.

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Chuckie Gets Skunked
11 votes

#43 - Chuckie Gets Skunked

Rugrats - Season 2 - Episode 31

The adults are trying to catch a skunk and Tommy and Chuckie join the hunt and Chuckie ends up being skunked. The babies and grown ups try everything to get rid of the smell, but the real cure is Minka's porche soup.

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