March 25, 2009 06:11:00 GMT
The original cast of 1980s series 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' make fun of themselves by filling in voice for 'Family Guy' March 29 episode.
This Sunday, March 29, "Family Guy" will include Star Trek fanatics and spoof them in the episode called "Not All Dogs Go to Heaven". The Griffin family attends the annual Star Trek convention, Stewie attends a Q and A session with the main cast of "Star Trek: The Next Generation". Stewie devises a plan to kidnap the cast and builds a transporter to beam the entire cast of Star Trek to his bedroom so they can spend a fun-filled day together in Quahog.
Filling voice of these Star Trek cast are the actual actors for the series. It includes Patrick Stewart, Levar Burton, Gates McFadden, Michael Dorn, Wil Wheaton, Denise Crosby, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner and Jonathan Frakes. "They were all very game. We had fun playing with who they are," said showrunner David Goodman.
"It's easy to mock things that take themselves too seriously. Star Trek is both wonderful and pompous at the same time. I really am a die-hard Trekkie, but there are moments in Star Trek where it takes itself very seriously."
Also in the episode, Meg becomes extremely religious, and tries to convert Brian from Atheism. "There are two stories going on in the episode," David further telling E! "One story involves Meg and Brian. Meg finds God. And she finds religion and is giving Brian a hard time for his atheism."
More spoilers on the Sunday episode based on David's story can be read on E! Online. Apart from the Star Trek story arc, upcoming episodes of the animation will take on "The Empire Strikes Back", "Return of the Jedi", "Tootsie", "Battlestar Galactica" and "Facts of Life". David explained, "(Facts of Life) is a favorite show of (creator) Seth MacFarlane's, and I think eventually you'll be seeing some more of Facts of Life..."