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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 / ... (273 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (273 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (272 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (263 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (254 episodes, 1999-2016)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (205 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 TV Announcer / ... (204 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (187 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Jesus Christ / ... (154 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Various / ... (151 episodes, 2001-2016)
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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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Trivia

In season 11 the opening credits in some episodes are replaced with parodies of the opening credits of King of the Hill (1997) and Modern Family (2009). See more »

Goofs

When shown a quick view of Cleveland's House it is one and a half story Cape Cod house, like Peter's House. But, whenever Peter does one of his "Shenanigans' near Cleveland's house, it is a full two story, non-Cape Cod home. See more »

Quotes

Brian Griffin: Look at you. You spent all that time making Chris jealous and now you have an eating disorder.
Stewie Griffin: Help me up.
Brian Griffin: I would but my doctor advised me against heavy lifting.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Featured in FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) 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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The show only Fox can get away with showing...
27 December 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one great show, that it makes me wonder why it got pulled off the air so many times. But I believe its now here to stay! This show cant compare to any other, Before Simpsons was pretty "on the edge" and than came Family Guy, and they are stretching it out to go off the "edge". The things this show gets away with is incredible. Totally work the watch! If you like the Simpsons you will LOVE Family guy!


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