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 / ... (250 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (250 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (250 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (238 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (234 episodes, 1999-2015)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (194 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Announcer / ... (188 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (167 episodes, 1999-2015)
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 Jesus Christ / ... (148 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Various / ... (139 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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31 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In an interview with MaD Radio in September 2012, Rachael MacFarlane debunked an Internet rumor that she voiced the character of Meg Griffin in the pilot. She did not. 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

Peter Griffin: [giving a speech running for school board] This is life so go and have a ball. Because the world don't move to the beat of just one drum. What might be right for you may not be right for some. You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have... my opening statement. Sit, Ubu, sit. Good dog.
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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 »

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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) 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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Progressively brain-killing garbage
4 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Man oh man, talk about a fall from grace...to be perfectly honest, I've never liked this show. Even from its very humble, "Simpsons" ripoff first season to its reinvention thanks to Adult Swim, "Family Guy"'s existence only serves to prove that you can push the envelope so many times until you come off as middle school-esquire and desperate. Nothing in this show has ANY redeemable value with this viewer, and as time and seasons progressed, everything about it became cheaper, lamer, and more retardation-inducing. What does the show have to offer as comedy as 2010 rolls in? Goofy being a part of 9/11? Quagmire going on a seven minute rant about why he hates Brian? The fact that this show still garners viewers only goes to prove that the television viewing public has gotten stupider and more vapid as time progresses. Simply put, this is one of the worst things on TV today, alongside "The Cleveland Show", "30 Rock", and the American version of "The Office". Congrats, Seth MacFarlane, I really hope that 100 million dollars was worth giving up your soul and credibility. Cancel this right now.


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