|Overview||:|| "The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair" is the 12th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on March 6, 2011. The episode follows high school student Meg as she attempts to look after her handicapped neighbor, Joe, after his wife, Bonnie, has to leave town temporarily to visit her ailing father. Meg soon becomes infatuated with Joe, however, causing him to become nervous, and approach Meg's parents. Meanwhile, baby Stewie inadvertently creates a truly evil clone of himself who rampages through Quahog before ultimately attempting to kill Stewie and his anthropomorphic dog Brian.
The episode was written by Tom Devanney and directed by Brian Iles. It received mostly positive reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references, in addition to receiving criticism from the Parents Television Council. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 6.32 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Dee Bradley Baker, Colin Ford, Patrick Stewart and Jennifer Tilly, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. It was first announced at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International.|
|Stars||:|| Mike Henry (Herbert), , Mike Henry (Fouad), , Mark Hentemann (Opie), , Mike Henry (Bruce the Performance Artist), , Mike Henry (Greased Up Deaf Guy), , Alex Borstein (Barbara Pewterschmidt), , Alex Borstein (Loretta Brown), , Alex Borstein (Tricia Takanawa), , Alec Sulkin (Jesus), , Danny Smith (Buzz Killington), , Danny Smith (Ernie The Giant Chicken), , Danny Smith (The Evil Monkey), , Danny Smith (Jim Kaplan), , Alex Borstein (Marguerite Pewterschmidt), , Mike Henry (Jesse), , Alex Borstein (Lois Griffin (voice)), , Mila Kunis (Meg Griffin (voice)), , Seth Green (Chris Griffin (voice)), , Seth MacFarlane (Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / God / Kool-Aid Guy (voice)), |