Oh lord, the "Live" gimmick just KILLED this episode. The "studio audience" got really annoying, really fast. The episode was already crappy to begin with (No, I did NOT to see Man/Bear love!), but watching every character try to play to the "live" audience was irritating.
And yes, Cleveland trying to do a live manatee gag is about as stupid as it sounds.
Let's call this concept episode a failure and just move on.
"Playing guitars. It's hard to sing while playing...guitars."
Yeah, this was pretty decent. I agree with John about Gaga's guest turn; I was surprised at how impressive her voice work was. I guess I expected something more stilted (like most non-actor guest voices) and less professional-sounding.