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 / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (220 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (216 episodes, 1999-2014)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (178 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Announcer / ... (169 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (151 episodes, 1999-2014)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (138 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Various / ... (123 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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George Lucas occasionally gives the producers clearance to do "Star Wars" gags because he's a fan of the show. See more »

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The most frequent animation error seen in the show is the appearance of the eyebrows (and some cases the eyes). The eyebrows are known to disappear and/or reappear at times, or in rare cases even "duplicate", creating an extra pair of eyebrows (as seen on Lois' father when Peter meets him in "Death Lives"). See more »

Quotes

Stewie Griffin: Yes, I rather like this God fellow. He's very theatrical, you know, a pestilence here, a plague there. Omnipotence. Gotta get me some of that.
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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 »

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One of the best animated series ever
15 April 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Shame on Fox for mishandling this show! As with "Futurama", scheduling problems made this show impossible to find on a regular basis. But it was worth hunting down - this show is funny, surreal, and offensive. Wittier than South Park (and more un-PC, too) and more original plots than The Simpsons, this show is hysterical. This show is also primarily for twentysomething kids who can "get" the references to Big League Chew, Kool-Aid, and that episode of "Who's the Boss?" where Tony sees Angela naked in the shower. I could tell this show was scripted by people my age, and that made it even cooler to me. I can't wait to own all of the episodes on DVD. Watch it on Cartoon Network as part of their Adult Swim line-up if you're uncertain, but you'd have to be crazy not to love this show.


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