Last night once again Seth MacFarlane’s animated FOX comedy The Family Guy, went to Star Trek. This time there was a Trek homage subplot right out of Star Trek’s "The Enemy Within", plus a cameo from Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Patrick Stewart. There was also a brief Star Trek call out on The Simpsons. Check it all out below
Trek gags on last night’s Family Guy (and Simpsons)
One of the plotlines for "The Hands That Rocks the Wheelchair" involved Stewie creating a new machine to enhance his evil-ness, but it backfired and created an evil twin Stewie, and they played this up with an homage to the evil Kirk from "The Enemy Within", check it out.
The episode also included another voice cameo from Patrick Stewart, this time as a baby, check it out:
And Family Guy wasn’t the only FOX animated comedy with a Trek gag last night. The Simpsons also had a quick reference. In "The Scorpion’s Tale" school bus driver Otto is reminded of Vasquez Rocks during a field trip, check it out.