Tag: Jump The Shark

Family Guy does Star Wars

In an earlier post I had said Family Guy jumped the shark, and true, it’s been pretty sucky lately. But the new season première take on Star Wars was utterly, and completely brilliant. This may have been the best episode of the show. Ever. It’s a scarily faithful retelling of the original Star Wars (episode […]

Family Guy Jumps The Shark

Yes, it’s happened. A show that was clever and witty, if not original has jumped the shark. I specifically point to the extended musical number with Stewie that was coupled with an old live-action dancer (Gene Kelly?). It was boring, contrived, and irrelevant. To be funny you have to have a point of some sort […]