‘Family Guy’ Mocks Media’s Treatment of Black-on-Black vs. White-on-Black Crime in Outrageous Episode

The hit animated series “Family Guy” took an obvious jab at the media’s coverage of black-on-black crime during Sunday’s episode.

In the new episode, titled “A Shot in the Dark,” Peter Griffin finds himself in trouble with the law and branded a racist by the town of Quahog after he accidentally shoots his black friend’s son.

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But right after Peter takes responsibility and confesses before the angry mob, Cleveland Brown decides to cover for his friend.

“Mr. Brown, what exactly are you saying?” a reporter asks.

“I am saying that I, Cleveland Brown, a black man, shot Cleveland Brown, Jr., another black man,” he replies.

Seconds later, the news crew and mob had dispersed from the scene.


“Wait, where did everybody go?” a stunned Peter asks.

“You want to make the media go away? Just mention black-on-black crime,” Brown answers.

(H/T: NewsBusters)