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  1. "A Fish out of Water" is the tenth episode of the third season of the American animated television series Family Guy, and the 38th episode overall. It first aired on September 19, 2001. It guest stars Michael Chiklis, Ralph Garman, Brian Doyle-Murray as Salty, and Lisa Wilhoit as Connie D'Amico. The episode was co-written by Family Guy stars Alex Borstein and Mike Henry, the only writing credit for both Borstein and Henry in the third production cycle, and is directed by Bert Ring. The episode is rated TV-14 D. It is notable for being the first Family Guy episode to air after the September 11 attacks. Show creator Seth MacFarlane was supposed to be on American Airlines Flight 11, the plane that was hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center's North Tower.


  1. The numerical value of a fish out of water in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. The numerical value of a fish out of water in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. My preference is much more of the rustic, off-the-beaten-path travel experience or activity for the teams, just because I love the' fish out of water' aspect of' Amazing Race,'.

  2. We started talking, and I told him I felt like a fish out of water and that I felt I was being judged and invading these women’s space, that guy felt the same way, and I started to wonder if other guys had a similar experience.

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