I can't say I've had any particular attachment to My Morning Jacket, so I can't say that tilted my view towards this episode one way or the other.
This one got off to a slow start, but got going once Stan headed off for the My Morning Jacket concert. Loved the montage with Francine working as the ultimate groupie. Ending with the security guard also got a good laugh out of me.
Not hard for AD to win the week again. All it really needed was the scene with Francine and the tongs and the scene where Stan almost had a Klaus sandwich.
Since I never saw Almost Famous, I felt like I missed the jokes. Groupie Francine was a niche touche. I bore easily with Stan goes crazy, because he never experience something. It had some good jokes, but I thought Family Guy was the better due to Quagmaire tearing into Brian.
That's something I don't understand ... I thought Peter absorbed people's abilities unconsciously, by just being within close proximity once and then BOOM! He has that power. Now, Peter has been in Sylar's presence many many times prior to this ...