It originally aired on Fox in the United States on October 30, Quagmire, along with his neighbors, Peter and Joe, seek to relieve Brenda from her torment, and soon decide to murder him, in order to prevent her from being harmed any further. The episode was written by Alec Sulkin and directed by Dominic Bianchi.
This episode generated significant controversy from various media organizations and critics for its portrayal of domestic violencewhich, unusually for Family Guyis portrayed in a serious manner. It is often considered to be among the worst Family Guy episodes. An estimated 5. The episode featured a guest performance by Kaitlin Olson along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series.
Peter decides to go fishing with Quagmire and Joebut when Quagmire doesn't show up, they decide to try to go get him at his house. After entering his home, they discover that he has hung himself in an autoerotic asphyxiation. Attempting to save his life, they take him to the hospital,  where they discover that he is in a coma.
Quagmire's sister, Brenda comes to visit him at the hospital, and she manages to wake up her brother. Brenda also brings along Jeffery Fecalman, her obnoxious, aggressive and abusive boyfriend, who harasses her throughout the night much to the fury and concern of Quagmire and his neighbors.
After a horrible night, Quagmire approaches Lois about talking to Brenda about leaving Jeff. At lunch, Lois and Brenda begin talking about the situation, and Lois requests that Brenda remove her sunglasses, revealing a bruise over her eye. Upon seeing this, Lois tries to convince Brenda to leave Jeff, but Brenda only makes excuses for Jeff's treatment of her, much to Lois' disgust. Later, at the bar, Peter, Quagmire and Joe discuss the matter, asking if the police can solve the situation.
Joe says that the police can't intervene unless Brenda files a formal complaint, but suggests that the group have an intervention with Brenda. There, Quagmire confesses that the sister he knew growing up no longer exists, and he Mali Puž - Šaban* - Private her back.
The two then embrace each other until Jeff enters the intervention, causing an enraged Quagmire to tell Reggae Rock - Amazone Beat-Mix - Black Uhuru - Reggae Rock that Brenda has agreed to leave him.
Pressured by Jeff, Brenda reveals that the two are engaged and that she is pregnant. Later that evening, Peter, Quagmire and Joe discuss killing Jeff, with Joe as a police officeragainst the idea saying that Quagmire could be arrested for murder and it doesn't matter, while Quagmire says that it does and explains that men like Jeff never change. Joe is still against the idea but when the trio witness an infuriated Jeff severely attack Brenda for simply changing the channel on Quagmire's TV, he renounces his hesitance and agrees to murder him.
The three decide to talk Jeff into a hunting trip in an attempt to kill him, and make it look like an accident. Having expected it however, Jeff reveals his own gun, and knocks Peter and Joe out Screams Noises - Amok - Lullabies Of Silence that he can kill Quagmire in a deeper part of the woods. Once there, Quagmire talks Jeff into fighting him instead, during which Quagmire is seemingly strangled to death.
Jeff then goes to Preghiere - Nosesoul - Angel Ghost & Human Shades a grave to put Quagmire's body in, until he sees an angry Quagmire, alive and well, behind the wheel of Peter's car.
Quagmire reveals that he chokes himself everyday and kills Jeff by running him oversmashing his head into a tree with the car. As Screams Noises - Amok - Lullabies Of Silence breaks down in tears over Jeff, Peter notes that he wishes he could kill someone else and gets an idea about Mort before the episode ends.
Recurring guest voice actor Ralph Garman provided the voice of Jeff, Brenda's abusive boyfriend. It was watched by 5. The Screams Noises - Amok - Lullabies Of Silence also acquired a 3. In the UK, the episode achieved 1. This episode received mixed critical reviews and is often considered among the worst Family Guy episodes. Andrew Coombs - Informer McFarland of The A.
Terron R. Moore of Ology gave the episode a slightly more positive review, writing, ""The Story Of Brenda Q", judging by only the title, could have been a Lifetime movie in the Seth MacFarlane fashion or anything else than a typical episode of the show, but it was pretty much a typical episode of the show. Reaction to the episode by news media organizations was extremely negative and caused controversy, criticizing the episode for its portrayal of domestic violence.
Hammer of Showbiz Tonight said of the episode, "Like so many other people, I was just shocked by what I saw on Family Guy last night," and continued, "It was really just a depressing half hour of television. And domestic violence is Into The Sunset - MKs Marvellous Medicine - Into The Sunset (File) more complicated than that.
We're watching someone rationalize a domestic violence relationship and this is the kind of thought process that actually goes on in real life. Nando Di Fino of Mediaite also complained that the episode may have gone too far, and compared it to previous episodes in the series that had been banned from airing on television, noting, "The show has dipped into sensitive material before, and Fox has actually refused to air two episodes — one dealing with abortionthe other with heavy Jewish themes.
Sunday night's episode, if reaction to it can be used as a good measure, may have been better joining those two episodes in exile. But being a sucker for a Halloween-themed episodes, I tuned in to Fox's " Animation Domination " comedy block last night. What Screams Noises - Amok - Lullabies Of Silence saw was seriously awful. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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