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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:
...  Peter Griffin / ... 312 episodes, 1998-2018
...  Lois Griffin / ... 312 episodes, 1998-2018
...  Chris Griffin / ... 311 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Meg Griffin / ... 302 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Cleveland Brown / ... 295 episodes, 1999-2018
...  TV Announcer / ... 241 episodes, 2005-2018
Danny Smith ...  Jim Kaplan / ... 234 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Joe Swanson / ... 223 episodes, 1999-2018
...  Various / ... 187 episodes, 2001-2018
...  Jesus Christ / ... 177 episodes, 2005-2018
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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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Trivia

In season seven, episode fourteen, "We Love You, Conrad", Stewie tells Brian that Bruce Jenner is a woman. The show was prescient, because (now) Caitlyn's gender reassignment happened several years later, around season twelve. See more »

Goofs

When shown a quick view of Cleveland's House it is one and a half story Cape Cod house, like Peter's House. But, whenever Peter does one of his "Shenanigans' near Cleveland's house, it is a full two story, non-Cape Cod home. See more »

Quotes

Peter Griffin: If you could be stranded on a desert island with any woman in the world, who would it be?
Glen Quagmire: Taylor Hanson.
Joe Swanson: Taylor Hanson is a guy.
Glen Quagmire: [laughs] You guys are yankin' me. "Hey, let's put one over on Quagmire."
Peter Griffin: No, he's actually a guy, Quagmire.
Glen Quagmire: What? That's insane. That's impossible.
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Glen Quagmire: Oh god. Oh my god. I've got all these magazines. Oh god.
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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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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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Losing its edge
26 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

While I know that I run the risk of being chased out of town for saying this, I feel that since the beginning of Season 5, the show has lost its edge.

90% of the jokes in "Family Guy" fall into one of 3 categories: 1) Jokes making fun of pop culture (especially old TV shows and celebrities) 2) Gags that run so long that they become absurd 3) Flashbacks, most of the time introduced with "This is more ___ than that time I ___"

I'm sure that a lot of people find this stuff funny, but after 4 seasons with this kind of humour, it just becomes so expected that it ends up being routine. This doesn't do it for me.

I still like this show and I think it has a lot of potential, but it needs some new ideas!


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