Episode: Help Me
Cast: Seth Green (Announcer, Himself, Scooby-Jew, Shaggy), Seth MacFarlane (Himself), Ronald D. Moore (Himself), Matthew Senreich (Himself), Joss Whedon (Himself), Clark Duke (Mike Lazzo; uncredited), Keith Crofford (Himself; uncredited)
Characters: Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Rob Ronning, Jeff Gardner, Matthew Ireland Beans, Ross Shuman, Ethan A. Marak, Rosa Tran, Mike Lazzo, Joss Whedon, Ronald D. Moore, Seth MacFarlane, Keith Crofford, C-3PO, Scooby-Jew, Shaggy
Segment Summary: With Robot Chicken cancelled, Seth and Matt seek out various contacts in the entertainment industry for new jobs.
- The guys first meet up with Wesleyan University's own Joss Whedon, creator of TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse.
- Their second visit is to Ronald D. Moore, creator of Battlestar Galactica.
- Ron's office is modeled after that of movie producer Allen Habel in the film The Big Picture.
- Matt & Seth end up at FOX where they meet up with Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy and American Dad!.
- The cutaway gags that MacFarlane triggers are reminiscent of those that appear in nearly every episode of his animated series, Family Guy.
- C-3PO is a droid character from the Star Wars universe. He's drinking Pepsi.
- Scooby-Jew is a parody of TV's Scooby-Doo.
Trivia / Info:
- Continued from In Memoriam, Season 3's cliffhanger.
- Occurs before the opening credit sequence.
- Joss alludes to Seth Green leaving the cast of Buffy after two seasons.
- Makes reference to the previous Battlestar sketch, Frakking Galactica.
- Both Family Guy and Robot Chicken have played on the perceived rivalry between Seth MacFarlane and Seth Green. MacFarlane, as well as other notable Family Guy voice actors, sporadically provide voices for Robot Chicken. Green voices both full-time.
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