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Move over Obama, Romney and the Super Pacs, “Family Guy” knows how to cause a stir with campaign ads. In 2009, “Family Guy” became the second animated series in TV history to be nominated for Best Comedy Series at the Emmy Awards; the first was "The Flintstones" in 1961. In a video chat with Gold Derby, showrunner Steve Callaghan recalled: “We were so thrilled when people took a look at the show and really came at it with an open mind and realised that just because it’s an animated show  doesn’t mean that it’s not also a comedy and should be judged by the same standards as some really great shows.” Upon receiving the recognition, “Family Guy” released a series of videos online attacking each of its fellow nominees in one of the most aggressive Emmy campaign moves in history. Defending the arguably negative campaigning Steve said, “I guess »


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