The 10 Best Stewie Episodes from Family Guy, Ranked

family Guy has been making people laugh since 1999 and has become one of the most popular animated sitcoms with over 400 episodes. The show is currently in its 21st season and is still carried by the creator, Seth MacFarlane who provides the voice of several characters on the series, including Peter Griffin, Glen Quagmire and the slick, world-ruling baby Stewie.

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Known for his superior intelligence and musical routine, Stewie has been the focus of unforgettable moments, but episodes like “Stewie Loves Lois” and “Road to the Multiverse” are just a few of his best episodes. From his days plotting Lois’ death to his antics with Brian, it’s the perfect time to review Stewie’s biggest, boldest, and best episodes in the long-running sitcom (yet).

10 “And then there were fewer”

Season 9, Episode 1 (2010)

Brian and Stewie shocked in the Family Guy episode Then There Were Fewer
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The Griffins and other residents are anonymously invited to a dinner party hosted by James Wood who gathered them together to try to make amends. Just as everyone begins to lose their guard, the guests are picked up by a killer who can only be one of them.

“And Then There Were Fewer” is a hilarious parody of Agatha Christie‘s thriller And then there weren’t any more as well as the 1985 film, Notice. While Stewie isn’t the main focus, his insecurities about not packing the right evening wear and saving Lois in the end make a notable Stewie episode.

9 “Baby Not On Board”

Season 7, Episode 4 (2008)

Stewie sits in his high chair in the Family Guy episode Baby Not on Board
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When Peter wins free gas for a lifetime, the Griffins take a cross-country road trip to the Grand Canyon, but along the way they realize Stewie isn’t in the car. As they race home, Stewie tries to make it on his own and discovers that he misses his family more than he anticipated.

Baby Not on Board is an epic Stewie episode inspired by the classic Christmas movie, Home alone. The episode skips the Wet Bandits and adds a touch of desperation when Stewie uses Meg’s hats as diapers and is forced to get a job at McBurgertown. Since Stewie is alone for most of the episode, the episode is one of Baby’s best as he essentially gives a one man show.

8th “Go Stewie, go”

Season 8, Episode 13 (2010)

Stewie dressed up as a girl with a friend in the Family Guy episode Go Stewie Go
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When Stewie finds out there’s going to be an American version of his favorite show, Jolly Farm, he goes to the audition only to find that they’ve cast all the boys roles. Determined to get on the show, Stewie steps forward disguised as a girl and eventually becomes the star of the show.

Go, Stewie, Go is another parody episode inspired by the hilarious 1980s romantic comedy. tootsie. Like Hoffman, Stewie’s situation becomes complicated when he falls in love with his co-star and struggles to balance his success and new love interest. The episode highlights Stewie’s frequent flare-ups for drama, particularly the intense argument he has with himself winding down a rabbit hole.

7 “The Tan Aquatic with Steve Zissou”

Season 5, Episode 11 (2007)

Stewie in a toy car in the Family Guy episode The Tan Aquatic with Steve Zissou
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When Peter fails to put sunscreen on Stewie before golf, he gets a tan and becomes obsessed with maintaining his new tanned look. Stewie eventually suffers a severe sunburn and has to put his tanning days behind him when Dr. Hartman tells him he may have cancer.

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The Tan Aquatic with Steve Zissou is a compelling Stewie episode filled with cultural references, from staring at yourself in the mirror to drawing a mustache Ferris turns blue and the sitcom The company of three. According to the episode’s DVD commentary, Stewie’s all-white party for his tanned friends is a reference to the 1977 film. Annie Hall.

6 “From Method to Madness”

Season 3, Episode 18 (2002)

Stewie dances with Olivia in the Family Guy episode Method to Madness
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Stewie accompanies the beloved animated dog from family Guy, Brian auditioning for a place at Quahog’s School of Performing Arts, but the principals are more interested in Stewie and enroll him instead. Though he has no problem adjusting to his new surroundings, Stewie begins to obsessively rival the school’s top student, Olivia, and eventually jeopardizes her chances for fame.

Stewie gives MacFarland a chance to showcase his musical talent, and in this episode, fans are treated to tunes and dance numbers that have become a mainstay of the character’s appeal and humor. The episode also reveals another absurd side to the character, as well as an emotional quality that audiences rarely see.

5 “Back to the Pilot”

Season 10, Episode 5 (2011)

Stewie and Brian look at Lois and Stewie through the kitchen window in the Family Guy episode Back to the Pilot
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When Brian can’t remember where he buried his favorite tennis ball, Stewie uses his time machine to take them back to the pilot. When Stewie and Brian retrieve the ball, they return to the present only to find their actions changed history and need to go back and undo the damage.

“Back to Pilot” is a nostalgic nod to the series’ original low budget and mistakes that Stewie has no hesitation in denouncing. Along with the journey into the past, the events that Brian like writing the change Harry Potter Book series and Stewie’s failed attempts to correct the story ultimately make this one of the best Stewie episodes.

4 “Way to Rupert”

Season 5, Episode 9 (2007)

Stewie dances with Gene Kelly in the Family Guy episode Road to Rupert
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During a flea market, Stewie leaves his teddy bear, Rupert, with Brian, who accidentally sells it. Stewie manages to track down the customer, but unfortunately he and his family have moved away. Stewie and Brian can’t let go of their best friend and make the long journey to Colorado to get him back.

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“Road to Rupert” is the third in the series of “Road to…” episodes of the series, which are a nod to the classic lead comedies Bob Hope And Bing Crosby. This is a notable episode for its scene where Stewie dances alongside the actor. Gene Kelly. It depicts a scene Anchor’s Aweighwhere Kelly dances with Jerry Tom and Jerrybut the animators swapped out the mouse for Stewie.

3 “Stewie Kills Lois, Lois Kills Stewie”

Season 6, Episodes 4 & 5 (2007)

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When Lois and Peter set sail on a cruise, Brian tells Stewie to actually do something about taking out his mother. After Lois goes missing at sea, Peter is wrongly accused of her murder, but just when Stewie thinks the Fat One will bring him down for him, Lois returns to Quahog.

This two-part episode explores Stewie’s darker side as everyone finally acknowledges him for the first time. Prior to the episode, other characters viewed Stewie as an average baby who could only be heard by Brian. The absurd series of events such as a merman rescuing Lois and a nod to the hit series, The sopranosended up rating this as one of the most beautiful and funniest Stewie episodes.

2 “Path to the Multiverse”

Season 8, Episode 1 (2009)

Stewie listens to Brian in the Family Guy episode Road to the Multiverse
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Stewie and Brian decide to embark on another adventure that teleports to different parallel universes using the baby’s new remote control. When they end up in a world where dogs are superior to humans, Brian doesn’t want to leave and soon finds himself at risk of never returning home if someone breaks the remote control.

“Road to the Multiverse” is a clever episode with characters in different animation styles. In one of the most memorable universes, everyone looks like they’re in a Disney movie. Between the different universes and the human version of Brian, “Road to the Multiverse” is an essential Stewie episode that also established the existence of a multiverse in the series.

1 “Stewie Loves Lois”

Season 5, Episode 1 (2006)

Stewie yells at Lois who is in bed in the Family Guy episode Stewie Loves Lois
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While at the park with Lois, Rupert is snatched from Stewie’s arms by a dog and torn apart. While Stewie thinks his best friend is gone forever, he is overjoyed to see Lois fixed him. Lois’ motherly gesture makes Stewie overly clingy and begins to herd her up the walls.

Stewie Loves Lois features an endearing but clingy Stewie who becomes obsessed with Lois to the point where she cannot find a moment of rest. The episode ranks at the top for her rare take on Stewie and includes one of the character’s most iconic moments when he obsessively calls out to a visibly exhausted Lois for no real reason.

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