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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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Following a mishap at work, Peter decides to take his health more seriously; Brian and Stewie wonder who Lois might have a crush on when she tries writing a romantic fantasy novel.


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Peter learns an important lesson when he's mistakenly identified as transgender.


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Won 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 27 wins & 90 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Seth MacFarlane ...  Peter Griffin / ... 325 episodes, 1999-2019
Alex Borstein ...  Lois Griffin / ... 325 episodes, 1999-2019
Seth Green ...  Chris Griffin / ... 324 episodes, 1999-2019
Mila Kunis ...  Meg Griffin / ... 315 episodes, 1999-2019
Mike Henry ...  Cleveland Brown / ... 308 episodes, 1999-2019
John Viener ...  TV Announcer / ... 250 episodes, 2005-2019
Danny Smith Danny Smith ...  Jim Kaplan / ... 238 episodes, 1999-2018
Patrick Warburton ...  Joe Swanson / ... 230 episodes, 1999-2019
Ralph Garman ...  Various / ... 195 episodes, 2001-2018
Alec Sulkin ...  Jesus Christ / ... 188 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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Official Sites:

Fox.com | Official Facebook

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

31 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Family Guy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Neil Goldman, the boy who perennially chases Meg, is named after one of the show's writers. See more »

Goofs

The Griffin's front window sometimes has 4 panes, and other times it's one piece of glass. See more »

Quotes

[hitting on a girl waiting in line for a roller coaster]
Glen Quagmire: Hello there. You must be *this* beautiful to ride the Quagmire.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

Some episodes air in a somewhat-edited version in their original FOX airings and syndicated airings, but air in a racier, "uncut" version on Adult Swim, with some extra scenes or alternate versions of scenes. However, Adult Swim still bleeps the most profane of language. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cleveland Show: Your Show of Shows (2011) 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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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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