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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Complete series cast summary:
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 Peter Griffin / ... (237 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (237 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (237 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (225 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (221 episodes, 1999-2014)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (183 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Announcer / ... (175 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (157 episodes, 1999-2014)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (143 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Various / ... (128 episodes, 2001-2014)
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Storyline

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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31 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

All of the high-end hotels seen on the show have Barrington in their name. Series creator Seth MacFarlane has stated they are named after the city of Barrington, Rhode Island, a very upscale community. 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

Lois Griffin: [talking to Chris] We'll continue this discussion tonight, young man. A woman is not an object.
Peter Griffin: She's right, son. Listen to what it says.
Lois Griffin: Peter!
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An episode that aired the same week that Star Wars Episode III was released to theaters features end credits in the same style as the Star Wars movies. See more »

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Referenced in Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) 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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