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Quiz about Family Guy and Stephen King
Quiz about Family Guy and Stephen King

"Family Guy" and Stephen King? Quiz


The works of Stephen King have been referenced many times by the popular animated TV show "Family Guy". This is a quiz about these times.

A multiple-choice quiz by AlchemyGirl. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
AlchemyGirl
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
311,299
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
2852
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 24 (9/10), Guest 99 (6/10), Guest 71 (6/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In the "Family Guy" episode "Brian in Love", Brian runs over a man in his truck who he thinks is Stephen King. Which famous author does it turn out to be? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. In the episode "Love Thy Trophy", Stewie uses blocks to spell what word central to the plot of the Stephen King novel "The Shining"?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 3 of 10
3. In the "Family Guy" episode "A Picture's Worth a Thousand Bucks", Stewie visits an amusement park where he sees a clown doll and says "How deliciously evil, like something out of Stephen King!" Which 1986 novel is this a reference to? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. In a cutaway scene featured in the episode "Chitty Chitty Death Bang",a band comes to the Griffin house and asks if they can use their phone due to a flat tire. Peter replies by saying "Holy crap! It's the Children of the Corn!". Which band was this directed at?


Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. In the episode "Griffin Family History", what is said to be the true name of Peter's ancestor Nate Griffin?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 6 of 10
6. In the episode "Three Kings", what Stephen King work was NOT parodied? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. In the episode "Three Kings", during the segment titled "Stand BY Me", Joey Duchamp, portrayed by Joe, is paralyzed by a train.


Question 8 of 10
8. In the second segment of "Three Kings", the title of the series of books that Brian, as Paul Sheldon, is famous for is called "Jeff and Snuggly".


Question 9 of 10
9. In the third segment of "Three Kings", Andy, portrayed by Peter, plays what song over the intercom?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 10 of 10
10. In the final segment of the episode, "Three Kings", titled "The Shawshank Redemption", what show is the warden watching when Andy breaks through a sewage pipe? Hint



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Most Recent Scores
Jul 08 2024 : Guest 24: 9/10
Jun 29 2024 : Guest 99: 6/10
Jun 27 2024 : Guest 71: 6/10
Jun 26 2024 : Guest 68: 6/10
May 28 2024 : Guest 98: 10/10
May 16 2024 : Guest 174: 9/10

Score Distribution

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In the "Family Guy" episode "Brian in Love", Brian runs over a man in his truck who he thinks is Stephen King. Which famous author does it turn out to be?

Answer: Dean Koontz

While all of these authors have written their share of horror, Dean Koontz is the one I was looking for. Koontz has written many best selling books, including the "Odd Thomas" series.
2. In the episode "Love Thy Trophy", Stewie uses blocks to spell what word central to the plot of the Stephen King novel "The Shining"?

Answer: Redrum

Stewie has often found himself involved with references to "The Shining". In another episode of "Family Guy" titled "Peter, Peter, Caviar Eater", Stewie is exploring a house when he runs into the two ghostly twins who confronted Jack Torrence in the novel.
3. In the "Family Guy" episode "A Picture's Worth a Thousand Bucks", Stewie visits an amusement park where he sees a clown doll and says "How deliciously evil, like something out of Stephen King!" Which 1986 novel is this a reference to?

Answer: "It"

Also in this episode, there is a cutaway scene in which Stephen King is shown with his editor discussing the plot of his 307th book, which he says will be about an evil lamp monster.
4. In a cutaway scene featured in the episode "Chitty Chitty Death Bang",a band comes to the Griffin house and asks if they can use their phone due to a flat tire. Peter replies by saying "Holy crap! It's the Children of the Corn!". Which band was this directed at?

Answer: Hanson

"The Children of the Corn" is a chilling short story published in the 1978 short story compilation "Night Shift".
5. In the episode "Griffin Family History", what is said to be the true name of Peter's ancestor Nate Griffin?

Answer: Richard Bachman

Stephen King used the name Richard Bachman when writing many novels. These novels include "Rage" (1977), "The Long Walk" (1979), "Roadwork" (1981), "The Running Man" (1982), "Thinner" (1984),"The Regulators" (1996), and "Blaze" (2007).
6. In the episode "Three Kings", what Stephen King work was NOT parodied?

Answer: "Cell"

"Three Kings" was the fifteenth episode in the seventh season of "Family Guy". The episode was split up into three segments, with each one parodying a Stephen King work, using the show's normal cast as characters.
7. In the episode "Three Kings", during the segment titled "Stand BY Me", Joey Duchamp, portrayed by Joe, is paralyzed by a train.

Answer: True

Joe's character was paralyzed in each segment, first by a train, then by the deranged Stewie Wilkes, and then by a corrupt prison warden.
8. In the second segment of "Three Kings", the title of the series of books that Brian, as Paul Sheldon, is famous for is called "Jeff and Snuggly".

Answer: False

The title is actually "Snuggly Jeff". In this segment, Brian has just finished the last book in the aforementioned series when he hits a snow bank and suffers injuries. He is later saved by Stewie Wilkes, Stewie, his self proclaimed number one fan.
9. In the third segment of "Three Kings", Andy, portrayed by Peter, plays what song over the intercom?

Answer: Hollaback Girl

After Andy pulls this stunt, the warden punishes him with two months of solitary confinement.
10. In the final segment of the episode, "Three Kings", titled "The Shawshank Redemption", what show is the warden watching when Andy breaks through a sewage pipe?

Answer: "Friends"

Andy uses this to his advantage while trying to escape. While trying to break through the sewer pipe, he bangs a rock against the pipe in unison to the series of claps in the theme song.
Source: Author AlchemyGirl

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