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 Chris Griffin / ... (274 episodes, 1999-2016)
 Meg Griffin / ... (264 episodes, 1999-2016)
 Cleveland Brown / ... (256 episodes, 1999-2016)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (209 episodes, 1999-2016)
 TV Announcer / ... (207 episodes, 2005-2016)
 Joe Swanson / ... (189 episodes, 1999-2016)
 Various / ... (154 episodes, 2001-2016)
 Jesus Christ / ... (154 episodes, 2005-2016)


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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Seth MacFarlane based the voice of Peter Griffin on a security guard he knew while going to college. See more »


The final screen of end credits for each episode contains a standard disclaimer about all characters being fictitious. In the second season episodes, this is misspelled "ficticious". See more »


[trying to get a Scout Merit Badge]
Chris Griffin: Uh, Dad, maybe we should just give up. I mean, we've tried everything
Peter Griffin: Well, we almost got that one for insect study.
[cut to Peter & Chris watching a rich family eat]
Peter Griffin: Look Chris, it's a whole family of WASPs.
Rich Father: My Margaret, what a sub-par ham.
Rich Mother: Perhaps I can't bake a ham, but what I can cook up is a little grace and civility at the table.
Rich Father: [to daughter] Patty, did you know your mother is a whore?
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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 »


Referenced in Robot Chicken: Help Me (2008) See more »


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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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2 August 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I started watching "Family Guy" right after it premiered after the Super Bowl back in 1999. I immediately fell in love with it and thought it was hilarious. "Family Guy" is about the Griffin family who live in Rhode Island. Peter Griffin is the father of the family and not very bright. He usually says wrong things in the wrong time. Lois is the mother of the family and smarter than Peter. Meg is the daughter of the family and she tries to avoid her family from making her look uncool and goes through teen problems. Chris is the son who loves to eat and is also not very bright. Stewie is the baby who tries to kill his family and take over the world. Brian, the dog, is the voice of reason in the family but also an alcoholic. "Family Guy" has many great episodes. My favorites include "Road to Rhode Island", "Peter, Peter Cavier Eater", and "Mr. Saturday Knight". I am glad new episodes are coming next year! This show deserves 10/10 stars!

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