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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 decides to make "Family Guy" more like Emmy-winning shows so it can finally win TV's highest award.


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S15.E20 A House Full of Peters
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Peter's past participation as a sperm donor catches up to him when his children start showing up at his house.


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 Peter Griffin / ... (298 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (298 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (297 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (288 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (279 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 TV Announcer / ... (220 episodes, 2005-2017)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (216 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (203 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Various / ... (169 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Jesus Christ / ... (161 episodes, 2005-2017)
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Storyline

Sick, twisted and politically incorrect, the animated series features the adventures of the Griffin family. Endearingly ignorant Peter and his stay-at-home wife Lois reside in Quahog, R.I., and have three kids. Meg, the eldest child, is a social outcast, and teenage Chris is awkward and clueless when it comes to the opposite sex. The youngest, Stewie, is a genius baby bent on killing his mother and destroying the world. The talking dog, Brian, keeps Stewie in check while sipping martinis and sorting through his own life issues. Written by Jwelch5742

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Seth MacFarlane based the voice of Peter Griffin on a security guard he knew while going to college. See more »

Goofs

In "No Chris Left Behind", the Morningwood Academy sign has "NO IRISH" crossed out and "IRISH OK" written under it. The next time we see the sign, there is no trace whatsoever of either line of the Irish text. See more »

Quotes

Stewie Griffin: I mean, what kind of a man would I be if I ran off now?
Brian Griffin: Well, you'd be a black man.
Stewie Griffin: Whoa! You've got to work on that, you know? Bad dog!
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Crazy Credits

In the season 5 episode "Stewie Loves Lois," the end credits are rearranged to mimic the end credits of "All In The Family," complete with the show's closing theme song. See more »

Connections

Referenced in American Dad!: School Lies (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Lucky There's A Family Guy
Music by Walter Murphy
Lyrics by David Zuckerman and Seth MacFarlane
Performed by Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green and Mila Kunis
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User Reviews

 
Terrible doesn't even begin to describe it
31 January 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Family Guy is like a poor imitation of the Simpsons except that even the Simpsons at its most extreme worst would be an eternity ahead in quality, substance and entertainment than this drivel The premise of this show mostly comes from over the top, obnoxious, overly crude, insulting and idiotic humor which should not even be entertaining to a two year old. Additionally most of the jokes and popular culture references and parodies aren't even funny -Mr McFarlane and his cohorts really need to take a look at how the Simpsons spoof popular culture to take lessons on how do it right.

The only two characters who are even remotely entertaining on this show are Brian and Lois. Peter is mostly an obnoxious, unfunny buffoon with no entertainment value whatsoever, Meg is absolutely annoying and Stewie has his moments but they are few and far between. The rest of the supporting characters and cast -with the possible exception of the late Diane Simmons -are as equally annoying and irritating. Put together with the unfunny drivel that seems to pass for humor on this show, I can't understand why anyone finds this funny. To each his own I guess.

This is to be avoided like the plague and is a sad indication of what the state of modern television has declined to


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