Ep 9. Mr. Saturday Knight
- September 5, 2001
- 22 min
Mr. Saturday Knight is the ninth episode of the third season of Family Guy. In this episode, Peter Griffin becomes jealous of his wealthy, former high school classmate, James Woods, and decides to try to impress him by becoming a Renaissance fair jouster.
As Peter becomes more and more invested in his new hobby, his family becomes concerned and convinced that he is going through a midlife crisis. However, Peter's determination to win a jousting competition against James Woods is unwavering.
Meanwhile, Lois Griffin befriends a group of wealthy women and becomes entranced by their extravagant lifestyle. She becomes obsessed with fitting in with them and begins to ignore her family's needs and priorities.
As the Renaissance fair approaches, tensions rise between Peter and James Woods, and Lois' new friends begin to reveal their true, elitist intentions. In the end, both Peter and Lois come to a realization about the importance of their true priorities and values.
This episode explores themes of jealousy, self-discovery, and societal pressures. With its signature humor and outlandish plotlines, Mr. Saturday Knight offers viewers a hilarious yet relatable commentary on the struggles of finding one's place in the world.