Talk:Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
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- 1 Mention It: who cares?
- 2 Some thoughts and a suggestion
- 3 "Product Placements"
- 4 Circuit City?
- 5 The 40-Year-Old Virgin
- 6 Confusing line in Trivia
- 7 Antisemitic remark removed
- 8 Exclamation Point?
- 9 Requested move
- 10 Good article failure
- 11 Ron Jones (composer)
- 12 More differences between televised and DVD version
- 13 Reworked!
- 14 Opinionated?
- 15 Pop culture references
- 16 Deleted Scenes?
- 17 Grinds my Gears
- 18 "Production" section
Mention It: who cares?
I think it was leaked on purpose, nobody can leak something two months in advance, and if the movie was finished and it's only a DVD release, why not start selling it in summer instead of Sep 27th???? Marketing wise it makes no sense to hold the DVD's release for two months (it was leaked two months ago). I don't understand it at all.
Some thoughts and a suggestion
- For the record, they probably delayed release for the same reason they air season and series premiers after labor day, not to mention the economy tends to lag towards then end of summer.
- Oh, and this article should be cleaned up a bit, its mostly fine, but it kinda comes off like blog post, rather than an encyclopedia article. Just a suggestion. Take it or leave it. Davepetr
I don't think these are actually product placements as the phrase is normally used, it seems obvious to me they are either co-incidental (product placement for a Galaga machine? It's far too niche), parody (e.g. the Head and Shoulders) or negative portrayal (RC Cola, the Band-Aid, from the wikipedia article "The product price is not mentioned nor are any negative features or comparisons to similar products"). For these reasons I have retitled the section 'Consumer products'. Mallocks 20:10, 12 November 2005 (UTC)
- Seth MacFarland actually states on the DVD commentary that the product placements are not intentional - they're only there for gags. Like the "Dr. Pepper/RC Cola" mirage joke. SkittlzAnKomboz 02:22, 1 April 2007 (UTC)
I don't think the store Stu worked at was actually called Circuit City, though the outer logo seemed to parody this. I believe it was actually "Circuit Shack". --Godtvisken 06:18, 31 December 2005 (UTC)
- I fixed that to note that it's really called the "Quahog Circuit Shack." --Iowahwyman 19:55, 31 December 2005 (UTC)
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
This movie was made quite some time before the release of that particular film. It's likely just a coincidence. 20:05 12 January 2006 (UTC)
Yea but hes 35 Coasttocoast 01:53, 30 May 2006 (UTC)
Confusing line in Trivia
Is it me, or does this line make little sense?
"The dvd was released on September 27th 2005, The same day for the Robots (film) DVD. And "Stewie Griffin" was No.1 on DVD sales in stores for a week. It's release was so great, Family Guy continued to entertain viewers and audiences."
Bennity 01:42, 23 January 2006 (UTC)
Antisemitic remark removed
"Walt Disney is unfrozen in the future, but asks to be refrozen because Jews still exist. (who tried to take over Disney's company)" - - - 'Scuse me? I removed that.
- No need to remove that. Its in the movie...
- 126.96.36.199 14:59, 31 October 2007 (UTC)
You guys forgot a few references: Ghandi, who is "brave" for telling racist jokes, and the Sam Adams commercial. -wtk
Good article failure
- WAY too listy.
- No references.
I stopped at that. --SeizureDog 05:47, 7 June 2006 (UTC)
Ron Jones (composer)
Why does Ron Jones (composer) redirect to stewie griffin, the untold story?
- Because the original substub just said Ron Jones composed the music for this, so some thoughtless redirect lover redirected it here. I beefed up the article to a stub, so hopefully it will get expanded as its subject merits. ShutterBugTrekker 21:43, 14 July 2006 (UTC)
More differences between televised and DVD version
The night after the televised version aired, I synchronized the playback on my TiVo to the playback on my laptop (yeah, I have no life), and used that technique to compile my own list of the discrepancies. There is a lot of overlap with the list on the Wiki page, and I noticed it caught a few that I missed, but I believe mine is more complete.
However, my list is not nearly up to Wikipedia standards, and plus that it's going to be a big PITA to merge the two and reconcile differences. I'll probably pick at it when I get bored, but if anybody's feeling ambitious, here is my (unrevised and typo-ridden) list:
- The entire opening segment where they go to the screening and a
drunk Lois screams "F*CK YEAH!" is cut. Duh.
- The movie-style opening credits are cut.
- The opening scene is missing two bits: Chris trying to get Lois'
attention for a dive, and Quagmire emerging from the shed with a lifeguard around his arm proclaiming, "I guess I can't go swimming for an hour." It picks up when Peter ask Stewie if he wants to learn how to swim.
- In Lackluster video, Peter describes the movies he likes to rent as,
"The kind of movies that are, uh, X-rated pornos and full nude people, ummm, uh, fornicate for the camera and stuff comes out, get my meaning?" Fox cut the "and stuff comes out" line.
- There is a slight difference in timing in the transition to the
non-sequitur about Ghandi as a stand-up comic (no content difference, just timing)
- After the Ghandi thing, a scene was cut where the toddler's swimming
meet is announced, and then Stewie observes that Brad (the kid who is showing him up in swimming lessons) "on his back in the water" looks like "one of [Stewie's] stools!"
- At the end of the dinner table conversation, another non-sequitur
was deleted that featured what would happen if Peter was the husband on Roseanne (he can't understand her unintelligible speech)
- After Brian catches Stewie shaving his balls, another non-sequitur
is cut: Stewie observes that his "coinpurse" is about "as bald as Michael Chiklis," which transitions into a parody of the Shield where the star Vick Mackey (played by Chiklis) is teamed up with his brother -- a giant ballsack named Detective Scrotes.
- There's a commercial in here...
- Following the scene where Peter "provid[es] nighttime heat for Lara
Flynn Boyle", there is an entire scene cut from the Fox version (presumably for time): Stewie leads Brian and Meg in saying grace at the dinner table, evoking exasperation from Brian. After grace, Lois and Meg congratulate Peter on his "Grind My Gears" segment, which leads into a segment about Peter's relative Ella Fitzgerald Griffin, whose high-pitched singing shatters a glass, which sends shard into the eyes of her accompanist, young Ray Charles, blinding him.
- In the scene where Brian and Stewie get loaded at the bar, there is
a brief scene where the two are playing a vintage Pac-Man machine and arguing over strategy ("I'm not going to get the fruit, there's a ghost right there!!!") -- cut
- In Peter's final "Grind My Gears" segment, when gets fired, he says,
to America, "F*ck you!" Obviously, "f*ck" is bleeped (no change in overall editing, just a bleep on the soundtrack -- and it's still obvious from Peter's lips what he said)
- Slight change in timing in the transition to the next scene, and
also the Fox version has transition music added, whereas the leaked version is silent.
- They totally re-edited the scene where Brian confronts a hungover
Stewie... the order of the gags is different, the Fox version is missing a gag where Brian realizes Stewie is naked and they discover he has the words "PROPERTY OF ROGER MOORE" written on his chest (replacing it instead with Stewie finding a handkerchief with the initials R.M.), and the leaked version has a brief "Meanwhile..." scene that introduces the older Stewie for the first time. It picks back up at the start of episode 2, where the Griffins are in an electronics store buying a TiVo.
- No differences at all before the first commercial break!!
- Scene cut: A tied-up Quagmire manages to phone for help by using the
remote to put a porno on the TV, and then using his resulting erection to dial.
- Scene cut: Brian and Stewie's musings about all the "kooky
roommates" living in San Fransisco leads to a non-sequitur about the Thundercats where Lion-O uses his X-ray vision to spy on Cheetara while she is in the bathroom
- The leaked version has an intermission at the conclusion of
"episode 2", with lots of off-color jokes from all the characters that would undoubtedly have been cut by the censors, heh.. The Fox version has a reference to the show Soap, where the music from that show plays as several questions about the next episode are asked -- just like a soap opera. Yes, they are parodying Soap parodying a soap opera. Sheesh...
- The Fox version begins with a recap. Interestingly, there was no
recap at the beginning of Episode 2... go figure! The recap includes an "Unrelated clip from The Chevy Chase Show."
- Scene cut: In the leaked version, before young Stewie and old Stewie
arrive at the Griffin home, Peter is watching the Britney Spears combeack concert, featuring an overweight Britney in a wheelchair, with one foot amputated due to diabetes ("but [she's] still sexy y'all!").
- Chris' wife Vanessa says "f*ckin'" constantly. These are all
bleeped, of course (but again, no change in timing, just an added bleep)
- Joke cut: In the leaked version, Chris the cop points out several
parking violations he could ticket his mother for, but won't. To thank him she gives him a cookie, to which Vanessa responds, "Yeah, that's what he needs, a f*ckin' cookie!"
- Joke cut: Peter observes that his trip to Sonoma was "much better
than that time I got stuck on a desert island with Bono," and a brief non-sequitir ensues.
- Joke cut: Old Stewie reminisces about his prom: "We couldn't do any
dancing because of her club foot, but the punch was delicious! I think somebody put mango in it. Isn't it funny I remember that after all these years?"
- Three more bleeped F-bombs from Vanessa, and then while in the
leaked version she says, "Oh screw him, that f*ckin' kid's from Guam. He probably only speaks Spanish or some sh*it," while in the Fox version she says, "That kid's from Guam. He probably only speaks Spanish or some <BLEEEP!>" (If you listen closely you can tell "That kid's from Guam" was recorded in a different session.)
- Scene cut: Old Stewie changing young Stewie's diaper. The latter
accuses the former of staring at his genitals, to which old Stewie replies: "Well, look, I'm not allowed to tell you anything but your own future, but I will say this: Enjoy your left testicle while you have the chance."
- Joke cut: Before Chris and Meg arrive at the Griffin home, Peter and
Lois are watching "Law and Order: PCAMPIEOFTD... Petty Crimes Against Municipal Property In Excess Of Five Thousand Dollars"
- Inexplicable joke change: As young Stewie helps old Stewie rehearse
the mechanics of having sex, in the leaked version he chants, "Put it in, take it out, put it in, take it out," while in the Fox version he chants, "And in, and out, and in, and out." WTF?!? Did including "it" in the ol' in-and-out really make it that much less dirty?!?!? I guess... Still weird... (Especially since thirty seconds later, young Stewie demands that old Stewie "insert [his] phallus into her vagina." Saying "it" is worse?!)
- Non-sequitur cut: Young Stewie says, "This is almost as bad as when
Peter got fired as the first director on Terms of Endearment." heh... like South Park's parody: "You think that's bad!" Hah!
- Non-sequitur cut: Young Stewie says, "It's not the first gift
that's ever gone unappreciated," and cut to Peter giving Lois an arcade-style Galaga machine for Christmas.
- Scene cut: Tom and Diane are still doing reporting from the nursing
home. "And in international news, I'm fairly certain that Filipino nurse is stealing from me."
- Joke cut: As a condition of loaning the Stewies money, Lois demands
that they ensure Chris "never marries that bitch Vanessa," and that Lois never winds up in a retirement home -- young Stewie is only too happy to oblige on the latter point.
- Scene cut: Young Stewie, on his way back in time, stops at Chris and
Vanessa's wedding and kills Vanessa with an RPG. "So, enjoy the Chicken Dance."
- In the final scene, where Meg is inspired by the name "Ron," the
leaked version plays movie-endin' music and then has a slow pan out followed by "THE END" and then the "wrap party" for the movie. In the Fox version, there is the same dialogue about "Ron," but no music and then ends TV show-style.
P.S. Maybe if that list is fleshed out, it should be it's own separate article, to prevent this one from getting too "listy"?
- Well your right the whole article is just lists, but this dosn't really need a separate article--Coasttocoast 06:31, 12 August 2006 (UTC)
I think the scene where Stewie Griffen went to the past and ended up in a party where Condoleezza is kissing another chick is not present removed in the tv version.
Also, when you mention leaked, do you mean DVD ver? Unless the leaked version is different than the DVD ver., I decided to change the heading of this topic. "Leaked" seems to suggest bootleg or illegal copy of the DVD ver that was released days before the DVD release and because the DVD can be bought anywhere, it seems less confusing to use DVD.--Doomzaber 15:59, 2 August 2007 (UTC)
I reworked the lists, categorized them. It doesn't need a seperate article. Good/bad? At least I tried. Jerr 03:27, 9 October 2006 (UTC)
Meanwhile, in the B plot, Peter and Lois decide to encourage their older children to date, in a series of short sequences that count among the most uncomfortable in the history of the series.
I vote this is reworded, or at least has more added to it. It hasn't officially been deemed uncomfortable by anyone, and in any case, the sequences aren't even described so the reader can form their own opinion. Anakalypsis 05:31, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
Pop culture references
OK, I'm a little confussed here, where are the deleted scenes again? I can't find any. Are they in the movie, or are they hidden? At first I thought that they might of added them to the movie, then I read the section of Lois' artical that talks about her sexuality, and it says that there's a deleted scene in Stewie B. Goode (Act 1) that begains with Loetta and Lois french-kissing, Meg asks Lois to teach her how to do that, Meg and Mayor West frenck-kissing, and Stewie blocking the camera saying "That is soooo disgusting. You should see what me and Rupert are doing!" and then the credits role. Is this hiddin in the DVD, or did it state the wrong episode? Just woundering.--BrianGriffin-FG 20:24, 20 April 2007 (UTC)
Grinds my Gears
Why there is no mention to Peter working at the News with his section Grinds My Gears?--Nauki 16:59, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
Something is wrong with the editing of this section. It may be vandalism or just poor editing skills, but in either case it needs to be cleaned up. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 03:22, 12 December 2009 (UTC)