Special Sub-Topic: A.T. the Abusive Terrestrial
|What does this episode's opening newspaper gag say?|
Homemade Valentine Proves Thought Doesn't Count. Each episode begins with a newspaper gag, much like "The Simpsons" has chalkboard gags. The producers use this as their best way of keeping the show up to date and relevant.
|What subject is Steve studying at the beginning of the episode?|
Science. Steve is reading a science book to study for his science project. Roger enters and won't stop hounding Steve, setting up the A-story where Roger runs away to Henry.
|What does Roger have a picture of on the wall in the attic?|
solar system. The picture can be seen throughout the episode, and for the first time in the episode when Roger is being sad in the attic. It is in the background, to the right of the screen.
|When Steve beats his friends in a video game, what dance does he do to celebrate?|
cabbage patch. When Roger sings a song to lament how he feels abandoned by Steve, he walks past Steve's room, where he is playing video games with his friends. Steve jumps off the bed after winning and starts doing the cabbage patch.
|When Henry throws a ball into the shed where Roger is passed out drunk, what does Roger throw back?|
bottle. Roger stumbles around the highway and peoples' yards drunk on Jack Daniels, and winds up in the shed in Henry's back yard. When Henry investigates the noise coming from the shed by throwing a nearby ball into it, Roger responds by throwing his Jack Daniels bottle. It hits a post supporting the house and shatters.
|After she and Stan steal the Pibb Mobile, what is printed on Francine's sash?|
Mrs Pibb. After Stan and Francine find out Mr. Pibb is being discontinued, they steal the Pibb Mobile and drive it around town to gather signatures and stir up interest in Mr. Pibb. During their whole campaign, they have sashes on that say Mr. and Mrs. Pibb respectively.
|What is the name of the video game Roger and Henry play?|
Hogfight. The game consists of two players as pigs beating each other up. After Roger wins and denies Henry a rematch, Henry shoves Roger against the wall, setting up the abusive nature of their relationship.
|What does the caption say on the news report when Stan is lobbying to not cancel Mr. Pibb at the U.S. Capitol?|
Crazy Man at Capital. The Mr. Pibb executives are watching the report from their board room and don't like Stan and Francine acting so headstrong in the company's name. The caption also uses an "a" where the "o" should be when referring to the U.S. Capitol building.
|Who is the boss of their relationship?|
Hayley. Steve and Hayley talk about Roger's new abusive relationship at the dinner table. Hayley says Roger must be getting something from Henry, and codependency makes it hard to leave such a relationship. Jeff then emerges from a nearby closet; Hayley promptly yells at him and throws a coffee cup at him. Jeff then recedes back into the closet in fear.
|What does Steve wipe his glasses with?|
Francine's underwear. As Hayley drives Roger and Steve off at the end of the episode, Roger (in a voice over) says to Steve that he thinks Steve is wiping his glasses with his mom's panties. Steve screams. (They drive off in the Pibb Mobile, which Stan and Francine were sexually active in.)
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