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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Complete series cast summary:
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 Peter Griffin / ... (248 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (248 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (248 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (236 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2015)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (192 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Announcer / ... (185 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (165 episodes, 1999-2015)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (148 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Various / ... (137 episodes, 2001-2015)
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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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Trivia

The show has been canceled twice, once following the second season, which caused the show to not air a new episode for a year, and the second (and longest) being between the third and fourth seasons, from 2002 to 2005. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Stewie Griffin: [to a masseuse] Sh, sh, sh, no conversation.
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Crazy Credits

In the new HD seasons intro, the generic dancers on the stairs are replaced by actual characters from the show. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.169 (2012) See more »

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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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