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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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Season 18 Premiere


Sunday, September 29

When the brewery announces it will be firing one employee, the family take Peter on a cruise to calm his nerves, but the trip doesn't go as planned.


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Sunday, May 12

Brian runs for Mayor after successfully renaming James Woods High after the late Adam West, only for Quagmire to campaign against him.


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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Seth MacFarlane ...  Peter Griffin / ... 331 episodes, 1999-2019
Alex Borstein ...  Lois Griffin / ... 331 episodes, 1999-2019
Seth Green ...  Chris Griffin / ... 331 episodes, 1999-2019
Mila Kunis ...  Meg Griffin / ... 322 episodes, 1999-2019
Mike Henry ...  Cleveland Brown / ... 315 episodes, 1999-2019
John Viener ...  TV Announcer / ... 257 episodes, 2005-2019
Danny Smith Danny Smith ...  TV Announcer / ... 244 episodes, 1999-2019
Patrick Warburton ...  Joe Swanson / ... 237 episodes, 1999-2019
Ralph Garman ...  Various / ... 199 episodes, 2001-2019
Alec Sulkin ...  Jesus Christ / ... 192 episodes, 2005-2019
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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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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song the marching band plays is very similar to (almost note-for-note), and likely based on, the theme song to Coach (1989). See more »

Goofs

Several times throughout the series, characters appear on game shows. But the versions of the game shows are outdated versions that no longer exist. For instance, the Griffins appeared on Family Feud, with its old set style and Richard Dawson hosting. Likewise, Peter appeared on Wheel of Fortune, which used its old "buy prizes after each round" format. See more »

Quotes

Peter Griffin: Now, let's drink until we uncover repressed memories of abuse by a Trusted Religious Official!
Cleveland: Oh, come on Peter, who- Oh, Father Jackson, how could you!
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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 »

Alternate Versions

Episode 2ACX12, "Road To Rhode Island" had a scene cut from its DVD and syndication versions post 9-11. Originally, Stewie distracts the guards at the security checkpoint so they don't look at the contents (guns, granades) of his bag as it gets X-rayed. After he gets away with it, he quips, "I hope Osama bin Laden doesn't know show tunes." This was followed by bin Laden fooling the guards in a similar manner while singing "God I Hope I Get It" from "A Chorus Line." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Pal Stewie (2018) See more »

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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User Reviews

Seth MacFarlane, YOU'RE A GENIUS!!
28 February 2005 | by loismustdie125See all my reviews

I cannot even begin to discuss how ridiculously smart and outrageously funny is this show. Not only does this program far surpass most of the comedies on television, it has the guts to hit topics that most of the overly sensitive public shies away from. I never understood why it was taken off the air in the first place. Fox can show something as tawdry and humanly degrading as Temptation Island, but Family Guy was too racy? Riiiight.

I absolutely must comment on the incredible voice talent done for this show, most especially the amazing creator himself, Seth MacFarlane. First of all, his versatility is unlike anything I have ever heard. When I discovered how many voices he actually performed, I was floored. I am currently receiving my masters in speech pathology so I find his ability particularly interesting. Not only can he speak in these individual voices, he can sing in them, and very well I might add.

The musical numbers in this cartoon revive a dying art. The "Road" episodes are a hysterical throw back to the Crosby/Hope movies, which is a reference I usually have to explain to my friends though they often must explain a few that I miss. In fact, the scope of the references range from cheesy 80's TV to political commentary to Broadway. This is why everyone will find something funny about this show. Everyone in one form or another can relate to it.

Most of my guy friends think I should be offended by the show because I am a woman and this is a "guy's show." Let me tell you, this is not the case at all. Lois Griffin is a freakin role model. I like to think I have half of her savvy when dealing with my ignorant boyfriends.

Absolutely excellent television. Edgy, funny, intelligent and extremely creative. This show was a breath of fresh air for mundane television and will soon awaken the network again. Seth MacFarlane, you are a genius!!


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