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 / ... (235 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (235 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (235 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (223 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (219 episodes, 1999-2014)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (180 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Announcer / ... (172 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (155 episodes, 1999-2014)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (140 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Various / ... (125 episodes, 2001-2014)
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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

Like real-life children, Chris and Meg share the facial/body features of their parents, Peter and Lois. Meg has the same hairstyle, nose, and mouth as Lois (although Lois is considered very attractive and Meg very ugly in the show's universe) and has brown hair and wears glasses like Peter. As for Chris, he has eyes like Lois and a nose, mouth and dimpled chin like Peter. Chris has one attribute he shares with neither parent: His blonde hair. However in the early pre-production stages of the series, Lois was supposed to have blonde hair but the creative team decided to make her a red head (See IMDb trivia elsewhere on page). Despite the change, they chose to leave Chris' hair blonde. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Brian Griffin: Look at you. You spent all that time making Chris jealous and now you have an eating disorder.
Stewie Griffin: Help me up.
Brian Griffin: I would but my doctor advised me against heavy lifting.
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Crazy Credits

Every few seasons, the instrumental version of the title theme that plays over the end credits is replaced with a new arrangement. To date there have been 5 main arrangements of the closing credits theme (this, of course, does not include "one-shot" versions that are relative to a specific episode.) See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean (2012) See more »

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Another One Bites the Dust
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User Reviews

 
and Boom Goes the Dynamite.
30 September 2009 | by (Sherwood Forest) – See all my reviews

It was 8 years ago that I wrote a review on Family Guy. I thought better to start fresh than to update it. Thankfully the show has lasted all of these years and is making some crazy episodes. The show becomes more and more daring, but I think unlike when it first came around we are not surprised to see what this show does. Imagine all those years ago when Family Guy was canceled if it was not brought back. That would have been a sad affair. This show is exciting and edgy and I love it. I do understand that kids tend to watch shows like this because it is a cartoon and it is not appropriate for children. We are in a different age and for many years (thanks to shows like the Simpsons) cartoons are not just for kids. Some are for adults.

Enjoy.


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