Family Guy delivered a weak, jump-the-shark installment with "German Guy," due to the introduction of Nazi Franz.
The episode started out promisingly, with dirty allusions to Chris’ extracurricular activities. We watched as he stumbled upon Franz and his puppet shop with his family’s insistence that he find a different hobby.
While it’s always entertaining to see interactions between neighborhood pervert Herbert and the object of his affection, Chris, "German Guy" quickly regressed into a filler episode in which the main cast has absolutely no part.
Franz was a throw-away character, neither memorable nor very funny, and the fight scene between him and Mr. Herbert actually seemed like an attempt to make the episode last longer. Read More...