the process by which one's inside joke
relating to an obscure movie quote, song lyric, or something of that
nature - is subsequently beaten to death on an episode
of "Family Guy
," thus rendering any further use of the reference banal and annoying.
From the root "peter," refering
to the show's main character.
Joe: "Somebody went under a dock, and there they saw- "
Kevin: Dude, shut up. That's such an old "Family Guy."
Joe (to self): Damn, petered