Watch Trailer
Family Guy (1999-)
#3 | 00:47
Watch Trailer

Family Guy (1999– )

TV Series  |  TV-14  |   |  Animation, Comedy
8.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 215,948 users  
Reviews: 562 user | 83 critic

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.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 06 Apr 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 21 Jun 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 21 Apr 2013
 
a list of 48 titles
created 20 May 2014
 
a list of 41 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Family Guy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Family Guy (1999– )

Family Guy (1999– ) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Family Guy.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



14   13   12   11   10   9   … See all »
2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   … See all »
Top 250 TV #245 | Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Simpsons (TV Series 1989)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
American Dad! (TV Series 2005)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker
South Park (TV Series 1997)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes
Futurama (1999–2013)
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Fry, a pizza guy is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal
Scrubs (2001–2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

Stars: Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke
The Big Bang Theory (TV Series 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting
The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The adventures of the Family Guy (1999) neighbor and deli owner, Cleveland Brown.

Stars: Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson
How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.

Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

Director: David Silverman
Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright
The Office (2005–2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.

Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer
Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards
Community (TV Series 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

Stars: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Peter Griffin / ... (258 episodes, 1999-2016)
...
 Lois Griffin / ... (258 episodes, 1999-2016)
...
 Chris Griffin / ... (258 episodes, 1999-2016)
...
 Meg Griffin / ... (246 episodes, 1999-2016)
...
 Cleveland Brown / ... (240 episodes, 1999-2016)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (195 episodes, 1999-2015)
...
 Announcer / ... (189 episodes, 2005-2015)
...
 Joe Swanson / ... (168 episodes, 1999-2015)
...
 Jesus Christ / ... (148 episodes, 2005-2015)
...
 Various / ... (140 episodes, 2001-2015)
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

On May 1st, We Get Reborn (Season 4)... See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

31 January 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Family Guy  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Glen Quagmire's facial features are modeled after Bob Hope. Stewie acknowledges this is in Family Guy: Baby Not on Board (2008). See more »

Goofs

Peter's shirt buttons the wrong way. Men's shirts button with the left side over the right side, but Peter's shirt is backwards, in the same direction as Lois's shirt. Occasionally, but very rarely, this changes. See more »

Quotes

Peter Griffin: Hi. I'm in the other room and I'm trying to get some sleep.
cheese guy: Look, a wagon wheel.
Peter Griffin: What the hell's your problem?
cheese guy: I just smoked a whole bunch of crack.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Featured in Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) 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
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

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!


369 of 686 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Soft on Islam IceGuy_Rvk
Top 10 worst family guy episodes isaac-737-834734
I'm looking for a particular episode. generalfring
I hate Lois hornyheather100
what do you guys want to see next season joekabye-253-101994
Which other songs would you like to hear Herbert sing? This_is_an_outrage
Discuss Family Guy (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?