A Hero Sits Next Door
Studio: Fuzzy Door Productions Release Date : May 2, 1999 Series: Family Guy

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Associated Studio(s)

Film Roman
Grimsaem Animation Co., Ltd.
Sunwoo Digital International


Peter becomes jealous of his new neighbor, the wheelchair-bound but athletic and heroic Joe Swanson, who after helping Peter win the company's softball game becomes very popular with the neighborhood including his family. So, Peter decides to put himself in danger and win back his family by foiling a bank robbery. Meanwhile, Meg tries to talk to the new neighbor kid Kevin Swanson while Stewie becomes intrigue with Joe's wheelchair thinking it's a piece of advanced technology.


Peter Griffin
(Voice: Seth MacFarlane)
Lois Griffin
(Voice: Alex Borstein)
Chris Griffin
(Voice: Seth Green)
Meg Griffin
(Voice: Lacey Chabert)
Stewie Griffin
(Voice: Seth MacFarlane)
Brian Griffin
(Voice: Seth MacFarlane)
Joe Swanson
(Voice: Patrick Warburton)
Bonnie Swanson
(Voice: Jennifer Tilly)
Kevin Swanson
(Voice: Seth MacFarlane)
Mr. Jonathan Weed
(Voice: Carlos Alazraqui)
Tom Tucker
(Voice: Seth MacFarlane)


Fox (Original broadcast network)


  • First appearence of the Swansons (Joe, Bonnie, and Kevin).


Family Guy (Season 1, Episode 5)


United States

Family Guy: Volume One - Seasons 1 & 2

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 22:25
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Negative Type: Digital
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: Video (NTSC)

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