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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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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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Lois was originally drawn as a blonde. After much debate, the creators decided to make her hair red. See more »

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Stevie is shown to have teeth whenever he talks despite the multiple mentions of him having no teeth. See more »

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Brian Griffin: Face it Peter, you get competitive about everything.
Peter Griffin: I am so not competitive. In fact, I am the least non-competitive. So I win.
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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 »

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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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What a sudden decline in comedy, now as generic as any other 'show'
21 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

In just one episode you can see everything that's trash and female-pandering in this show: "Brokeback Swanson"

Joe is paralyzed, his wife immediately leaves him when he needs her the most, no one judges her for being a terrible person yet Lois judges the guys for not taking care of him.

Brian sleeps with some bimbo, no one judges her for cheating on her army hero boyfriend, yet everyone judges Brian and calls him a 'scumbag'.

You see what's wrong yet? Double-standards. Everything is at the expense of men but women are never responsible for their actions, apparently. And this is passed on to the viewers. Guys revived this show back from the dead yet now it's pandering exclusively to women at the expense of men. It's complete degeneracy. It's like someone took the show from the decent writers halfway trough and gave it to feminists and betas.

Proud of this, Seth? Apparently. You betrayed the people who made you as rich as you are and sold out, began pandering to middle-aged women at the expense of men, your show has forced sexism against men like every other generic show ever.

Lois almost became the main character, that's how pathetic this show has gotten and that's how badly they want to appeal to females despite men making it big.

Degenerate, spineless trash. It's good to see The Cleveland Show and American Dad dead, the latter was also decent-turned-trash. Family Guy couldn't get cancelled soon enough, but from the looks of it they'll milk it until everyone involved is completely devoid of dignity.


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