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May 08, 2009

Video: 'Family Guy' takes on Stephen King

Here's three previews from Sunday night's Family Guy that parodies a trio of classic tales from Stephen King. Titled, naturally, "Three Kings," the episode is divided into satires of Stand By Me, Misery and The Shawshank Redemption. The setup is Peter discovers the writing of Stephen King and imagines his family and friends in three of the author's most famous works.

The clips/trailers give an overview of each segment. The Shawshank one is ... well, it has a few gags that might make it tough to watch the ultra-earnest movie quite same way ever again. 

Stand By Me...


And Shawshank Redemption....

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