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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 / ... (297 episodes, 1999-2018)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (297 episodes, 1999-2018)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (296 episodes, 1999-2018)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (287 episodes, 1999-2018)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (278 episodes, 1999-2018)
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 TV Announcer / ... (219 episodes, 2005-2017)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (216 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (202 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Various / ... (168 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Jesus Christ / ... (161 episodes, 2005-2017)

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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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Trivia

Seth Green reveals in the commentary for Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) that the voice of Chris is based on Ted Levine's performance as Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). See more »

Goofs

Peter lives in a Cape Cod house. They have one full floor and an upstairs which has slanted walls. When there are screen shots of Peter's room, Chris's room, Stewie or Meg's room, they have straight walls. See more »

Quotes

Lois Griffin: [shimmies around] Remember this? Remember?
Peter Griffin: Oh yeah that reminds me, I gotta give myself a breast exam.
Peter Griffin: [reaches into shirt and feels chest] Oh my God, a lump. A lump, oh no a lump, oh God... No, wait, Cheetoh.
[pulls Cheetoh out of shirt and eats it]
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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 »


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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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My favourite TV show
25 March 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love everything about family guy.

My favourite characters in family are Brian and Stewie and I like the episodes when it mainly features them such as "Road to Rhode Island" (Season 2), as they interact very well. The comments they make just have me in stitches. Peter's behaviour is also very funny as some of the things he does "are just so brilliant they're retarded." The voice acting is excellent, especially Seth MacFarlane as he provides the voices for half of the Griffin family as well as their perverted neighbour Glenn Quagmire and how he manages this range (particularly with singing) I just don't know. He deserves his two Emmy's for providing the voice of evil baby genius Stewie. Adam West also steals the show with his funny and completely insane regular character the mayor of Quahog. What I like about Chris (voiced by Seth Green) is the things he says show that he takes after his father when it comes to intelligence and common sense.

The only thing I have found annoying is that in the UK Fox has decided to change the seasons to increase DVD sales, which in no way reflect the programme itself but rather the marketing.

If you enjoy Family Guy then I would thoroughly recommend Seth MacFarlane's other project American Dad which uses a different style of humour but is still extremely hilarious.


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