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Family Guy 

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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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Seth MacFarlane ...  Peter Griffin / ... 343 episodes, 1999-2020
Alex Borstein ...  Lois Griffin / ... 343 episodes, 1999-2020
Seth Green ...  Chris Griffin / ... 343 episodes, 1999-2020
Mila Kunis ...  Meg Griffin / ... 334 episodes, 1999-2020
Mike Henry ...  Cleveland Brown / ... 327 episodes, 1999-2020
John Viener ...  TV Announcer / ... 268 episodes, 2005-2020
Danny Smith Danny Smith ...  TV Announcer / ... 249 episodes, 1999-2020
Patrick Warburton ...  Joe Swanson / ... 247 episodes, 1999-2020
Ralph Garman ...  Various / ... 205 episodes, 2001-2019
Alec Sulkin ...  Jesus Christ / ... 199 episodes, 2005-2020
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Storyline

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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Animation | Comedy

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Official Sites:

Fox.com | Official Facebook

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

31 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Padre de familia See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Brian still insists on being an atheist, even though he's personally met God and Jesus Christ on several occasions. Seth MacFarlane, who uses his natural speaking voice to voice Brian; is an atheist. See more »

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In the living room, the rug will be purple, and either in the next couple scenes or in the next episode it will be yellow and vice-versa. See more »

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[looking at whales]
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Lyrics by David Zuckerman and Seth MacFarlane
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Another Great 1999 TV-show!
26 July 2004 | by SonicStuartSee all my reviews

Family Guy is another of the best TV-shows that premiered in 1999! Family Guy kind of reminded me of The Simpsons a little bit but there both different. The way Family Guy is like The Simpsons is that they both have the same plot which is a sit-com about a dysfunctional family that lives in a medium sized town where anything can happen and plus the humor is slapstick. Peter Griffin (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) does his best to do what's right for the family, but along the way, he makes mistakes that are the stuff of legends and he is the not so bright one in the family, he speaks before he thinks which is hilarious. Then there's Lois (voiced by Alex Borstein) who is the most sane of the bunch. There is the two teenagers of the family Meg (Season 1 was voiced by Lacey Chabert and then Season 2 and beyond Mila Kunis did the voice of Meg) who is one of those kids who tries so hard to fit in but yet it doesn't work and I feel so sorry for her and then there's Chris (voiced by Seth Green) who is fat, not really that smart but yet spirited and kind of weird. Then there's Stewie (voiced by Seth MacFarlane, again), the evil baby who has an English accent and is this evil genius who wants to take over the world and then there is Brian the dog (voiced by Seth MacFarlane, again), who is the smartest in the family and likes to drink and smoke and doesn't really describe himself as a domestic animal and is trying to find his purpose. The show is so funny because it also makes fun of several movies and other TV-shows which is another thing Family Guy and The Simpsons are alike! The other characters in the show are Cleveland (voiced by Mike Henry) who is this all-around nice guy; Joe Swanson (voiced by Patrick Warburton) who is this tough guy who is in a wheel-chair because he paralyzed his legs and he mainly uses his upper-body strength and then there is Quagmire who is this sex-maniac who goes crazy for any woman that is sexy and I like the way Quagmire says "Alright!" and I say it the way he would said it now. Plus Adam West is in Family Guy playing the Mayor of Quahog, himself and Seth MacFarlane also worked with Adam West when MacFarlane was working in Hanna-Barbera! It premiered back in 1999 after the 1999 Super Bowl where the Denver Broncos won! Then in 2002 FOX canceled this series and then Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block came along and picked up the series for re-runs and then TBS and now it is going to make a return on FOX! You can get this series out on DVD too!

User Rating: 9/10

BOTTOM LINE: HILARIOUS AND A BIT LIKE THE SIMPSONS BUT DIFFERENT!


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