"Send In Stewie, Please" is one of Family Guy's darkest episodes.
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While the show initially struggled in ratings, it eventually became a comedy smash.
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It also accused of being a Simpsons ripoff but it later established its own style.
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"Send In Stewie" is unique in that it features no cutaway gags and Stewie briefly uses his real accent.
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It's also the first episode not to feature Peter and it had no commercial breaks.
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Stewie opens up to a psychologist, revealing his insecurities and that his whole persona is an act.
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The doctor, played by Ian McKellen, later has a heart attack and Stewie lets him die to keep his confession a secret.
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Its a disturbing ending and a unique episode, but it feels tonally out of place with the rest of the show.
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