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 / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Lois Griffin / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Chris Griffin / ... (232 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Meg Griffin / ... (220 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Cleveland Brown / ... (216 episodes, 1999-2014)
Danny Smith ...
 Jim Kaplan / ... (178 episodes, 1999-2014)
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 Announcer / ... (169 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Joe Swanson / ... (151 episodes, 1999-2014)
Alec Sulkin ...
 Jesus Christ / ... (138 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Various / ... (123 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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31 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Chris' full name is Christopher Cross Griffin. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Doctor: Mr. Griffin I'm saying you're fine.
Peter Griffin: Now what? Are you coming on to me?
Lois Griffin: Peter, he's not coming on to you. He's trying to tell you you're healthy.
Doctor: ...Can't it be both?
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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

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Take on Me
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User Reviews

 
Terrible doesn't even begin to describe it
31 January 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Family Guy is like a poor imitation of the Simpsons except that even the Simpsons at its most extreme worst would be an eternity ahead in quality, substance and entertainment than this drivel The premise of this show mostly comes from over the top, obnoxious, overly crude, insulting and idiotic humor which should not even be entertaining to a two year old. Additionally most of the jokes and popular culture references and parodies aren't even funny -Mr McFarlane and his cohorts really need to take a look at how the Simpsons spoof popular culture to take lessons on how do it right.

The only two characters who are even remotely entertaining on this show are Brian and Lois. Peter is mostly an obnoxious, unfunny buffoon with no entertainment value whatsoever, Meg is absolutely annoying and Stewie has his moments but they are few and far between. The rest of the supporting characters and cast -with the possible exception of the late Diane Simmons -are as equally annoying and irritating. Put together with the unfunny drivel that seems to pass for humor on this show, I can't understand why anyone finds this funny. To each his own I guess.

This is to be avoided like the plague and is a sad indication of what the state of modern television has declined to


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