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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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Sunday, October 1

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


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Sunday, May 21
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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Trivia

The characters of Peter and Brian are very similar to Larry and Steve from the shorts The Life of Larry (1995) and What a Cartoon: Larry & Steve (1996), which feature a moronic man who adopts a talking dog and puts the dog through hell, and were both written and directed by Seth MacFarlane. See more »

Goofs

The final screen of end credits for each episode contains a standard disclaimer about all characters being fictitious. In the second season episodes, this is misspelled "ficticious". See more »

Quotes

Stewie Griffin: [to his grandmother] I smell death on you.
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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

Featured in The Cleveland Show: Gone with the Wind (2010) 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

 
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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