Family Guy (1999– )

8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter 

Peter resorts to selling Meg to Mort Goldman to pay off his pharmacy tab; Stewie falls in love with his babysitter.


Greg Colton, Peter Shin


Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane (developed by) | 7 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Seth MacFarlane ... Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Jake Tucker / Hitler / Kids Choice Awards Announcer (voice)
Alex Borstein ... Lois Griffin / Paula Poundstone / Coach / Eva (voice)
Seth Green ... Chris Griffin / Neil Goldman / Jeremy / Boy in Science Class (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Meg Griffin (voice)
John G. Brennan ... Mort Goldman (voice)
Ralph Garman ... (voice)
David A. Goodman ... Raymond (voice)
Denis Martell Denis Martell ... Santos (voice)
JoAnna Garcia Swisher ... Liddane (voice) (as Joanna Garcia)
Hillary Tuck ... Patty / Girl in Blind Date / Cecilia (voice)
John Viener ... Emcee (voice)


When Peter learns that Mort's pharmacy runs a tab system, he goes crazy buying everything he can get his hands on. Unfortunately, he doesn't realize that he eventually has to pay for everything, and ends up thousands of dollars in debt. Peter makes an offer to sell Meg to Mort's son Neil in exchange for canceling the debt. Mort agrees, but Neil has already found a new girlfriend. Stewie, meanwhile, falls in love with his new babysitter. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Animation | Comedy


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Release Date:

10 July 2005 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Music from this episode is featured on the CD soundtrack album "Family Guy - Movement 1". See more »


At the motel when Neil calls Cecilia, he holds the phone to his ear upside down. See more »


Peter Griffin: Hey, Mort, let me get a package of condoms. Oh, and I guess I'll need some Excedrin too because Lois has a headache "this big". Hah-hah! Did you see? It's like from the commercial, only I pointed at my junk.
Mort Goldman: All right, Peter. That'll be $7.22.
Peter Griffin: Oh, jeez, Mort, I didn't bring any money.
Mort Goldman: Well, I suppose I could just open up a tab...
Peter Griffin: What, you mean I wouldn't have to pay you?
Mort Goldman: Well, not right away...
Peter Griffin: In that case let me get this stack of Marie Claires, you know, in case I want to rub out the easy ...
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References Primetime Glick (2001) See more »

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