Family Guy (1999– )

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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

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 Peter Griffin / ... (235 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (234 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (234 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (223 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (218 episodes, 1999-2014)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (180 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Announcer / ... (172 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (155 episodes, 1999-2014)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (140 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Various / ... (125 episodes, 2001-2014)
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The Griffin household includes two teenagers, a cynical dog who is smarter than everyone else, and an evil baby who makes numerous attempts to eradicate his mother. Heading up this eclectic household is Peter Griffin. Peter does his best to do what's right for the family, but along the way, he makes mistakes that are the stuff of legends. Written by Ronos

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When Drew Barrymore was preparing the documentary Choose or Lose Presents: The Best Place to Start (2004), she contacted Seth MacFarlane to appear on it and besides asked him to do a guest voice on the show. MacFarlane enjoyed so much her work as Mrs. Lockhart on season 4 that offered Barrymore the regular role of Jillian. See more »

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In certain episodes, the floor in the upstairs hallway changes from hardwood, to carpet, then back again. See more »

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Peter Griffin: You remember that time I was supposed to get that boat?
Peter Griffin: [cut to previous scene] A boat's a boat, but the mystery box could be anything. It could even be a boat! You know how much we wanted one of those!
Lois Griffin: [cut back to present scene] Peter, that happened ten minutes ago.
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Every few seasons, the instrumental version of the title theme that plays over the end credits is replaced with a new arrangement. To date there have been 5 main arrangements of the closing credits theme (this, of course, does not include "one-shot" versions that are relative to a specific episode.) See more »

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Losing its edge
26 September 2005 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

While I know that I run the risk of being chased out of town for saying this, I feel that since the beginning of Season 5, the show has lost its edge.

90% of the jokes in "Family Guy" fall into one of 3 categories: 1) Jokes making fun of pop culture (especially old TV shows and celebrities) 2) Gags that run so long that they become absurd 3) Flashbacks, most of the time introduced with "This is more ___ than that time I ___"

I'm sure that a lot of people find this stuff funny, but after 4 seasons with this kind of humour, it just becomes so expected that it ends up being routine. This doesn't do it for me.

I still like this show and I think it has a lot of potential, but it needs some new ideas!


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