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 / ... (241 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (241 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (241 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (229 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (225 episodes, 1999-2015)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (186 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Announcer / ... (178 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (159 episodes, 1999-2015)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (146 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Various / ... (131 episodes, 2001-2015)
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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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Trivia

Glen Quagmire's facial features are modeled after Bob Hope. Stewie acknowledges this is in "Baby Not on Board". See more »

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In certain episodes, the floor in the upstairs hallway changes from hardwood, to carpet, then back again. See more »

Quotes

[a parody of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory]
Pawtucket Pat: Take a drink, and you'll sink, to a state of pure inebriation.
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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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