Release Message: Famed playwright William Shakespeare refuses to cast Peabody (Chris Parnell) in his dream role. Inventor Peter Cooper injects a little too much life into his gelatin.
Description: The Show's The Thing: Peabody invites famed playwright William Shakespeare to give a production of his famous play Romeo and Juliet, but he refuses to cast Peabody in the starring role. Peter Cooper: Boring inventor Peter Cooper gets advice from Peabody to put some life into his new gelatin, but he takes it a little too literally, turning 1845 New York into a real-life horror movie. Historical Figures: William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Peter Cooper