Death Has a Shadow

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"Death Has a Shadow"
Television series Family Guy
Episode number 1
Original airdate January 31, 1999
Production code 1ACX01
Written by Seth MacFarlane
Directed by Peter Shin
Guest stars Lori Alan as Diane Simmons
Carlos Alazraqui as Jonathan Weed
Mike Henry as Cleveland Brown
Phil LaMarr as judge
Pat Summerall as himself
Butch Hartman as various characters
Billy West as various characters
Fred Tatasciore as John Madden/various characters
Joey Slotnick as Dick Clark/various characters
Wally Wingert as various characters
Followed by "I Never Met the Dead Man"

"Death Has a Shadow" is the first episode of the first season of Family Guy, and its pilot episode. It aired on January 31, 1999. It is a rework of the original pilot.


"Peter loses his job after drinking too much at a stag party and falls asleep at work. He then signs up for welfare to keep his wife Lois from finding out, but gets much more money than he expected. Lois finds out and Peter decides to dump the money from a blimp at the Super Bowl. He is then arrested, and must await his family's rescue."

Season 1
"Death Has a Shadow" "I Never Met the Dead Man" "Chitty Chitty Death Bang" "Mind Over Murder" "A Hero Sits Next Door" "The Son Also Draws" "Brian: Portrait of a Dog"