• "Send In Stewie, Please" is one of Family Guy's darkest episodes. 1 / 9

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  • While the show initially struggled in ratings, it eventually became a comedy smash. 2 / 9

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  • It also accused of being a Simpsons ripoff but it later established its own style. 3 / 9

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  • "Send In Stewie" is unique in that it features no cutaway gags and Stewie briefly uses his real accent. 4 / 9

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  • It's also the first episode not to feature Peter and it had no commercial breaks. 5 / 9

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  • Stewie opens up to a psychologist, revealing his insecurities and that his whole persona is an act. 6 / 9

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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. 7 / 9

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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. 8 / 9

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