Family Guy is an animated TV show created by Seth MacFarlane in 1999. It was then cancelled in 2002, but production then began soon after huge DVD sales kicked in.
Relies on pop culture and flashbacks to various points in history or geography, involving the characters and their hilarious outcomes.
Recently attacked by the creators of South Park, where the writers of Family Guy turned out to be manatees that would take a ball from their tank and put it in a small pile to form an episode.
Although, the episode was completely pointless, because we all know Family Guy’s writing isn’t that great, except for maybe the first 3 seasons as the jokes weren’t as random and were actually interconnected to the story.
Ever since the South Park episodes “Cartoon Wars”, every South Park fuck has jumped on the bandwagon and hated Family Guy. But what they don’t realize is that if you base a cartoon on total randomness and pop culture, you NEVER run out of material.
The South Park boys wish they had the amount of Family Guy’s audience, too bad.
Who the hell cares whether or not the show has a point? I don’t give a flying fuck, I want to laugh, and when I do, I watch Family Guy.
The exact reason why The Simpsons isn’t funny anymore, if their show was based off pop culture, you’d have never ending material.
South Park joke: Kid crawling up ladies vagina
Family Guy joke: Like that time I forgot how to sit down
Audience: OMG HE TACKLED THE CHAIR.
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A great cartoon cancelled by FOX. The main character, Peter, was even dumber than dare i say it, HOMER SIMPSON. And their evil baby Stewie was so badass.
I have every episode of family guy on DVD.
Simple math, really.
The Simpsons minus the genius-ness that the Simpsons series has equals an overrated TV show for people who find irrelevant and random clips humorous (aka Family Guy).
Some people may think that South Park was being "random" with the manatees on the Cartoon Wars episode, but unlike Family Guy, this idea was a great use of metaphor of how it seems as if the writing staff of Family Guy just take random ideas ("idea balls") and put them together to form a "Remember the time when..." joke.
The only way I`ll ever credit Family Guy as "genius" is if the whole reason of creating Family Guy were to make easy money by targeting the not-as-mentally-or-emotionally-intelligent group of America (which appears to be a lot) with cheap jokes.
Family Guy Staff: Let`s take 5 idea balls and write another one of our classic jokes!
"Laundry" + "Date" + "Winning" + "Mexico" + "Gary Coleman" = Lois asks Peter to do the laundry, and Peter recalls winning a date in Mexico with Gary Coleman.
"Remember the time when I won a date in Mexico with Gary Coleman?"
A TV show on FOX that was probably the funniest show EVER in the history of television. It started on 1-31-99 and after 1 or 2 seasons, FOX was in probably the biggest and worst drug haze ever and decided that the millions of happy viewers who were fans of the show were wrong and they cancelled the show on Valentines Day, 2002. Good job, cupid. After this, the show hit it big on other channels such as TBS and Adult Swim. FOX finally came to their senses and begged the creator, Seth MacFarlane, to create another season. Season 3 aired on 5-1-05, after 3 long, painful years. You can find it on FOX's "Animation Domination" sunday nights at 9.
Chris: Guess what word I'm thinking. Hint: It's deffinately NOT kitty.
Meg: Oh, I don't know. Is it KITTY?
Chris: GET OUT OF MY HEAD (runs upstairs in tears)
Me: HOLY SHIT I'M LAUGHING SO HARD THAT MILK SHOT OUT MY ASS
Very formulaic and repetative mainstream animated comedy. Other than a few jokes that could be cast-offs from the NEWER series of The Simpsons, half the humour starts with words such as "remember the time when..." which lead into some "humorous" random flashback sequence, the other half being visual references to pop culture past and present that you can see coming from a mile off... Loses it's freshness well within the 3 episode mark.
Also manages to spawn annoying catch phrases that trendies and wannabe liberal hipsters like to repeat.
The fans are usually irritating too.
Kid 1: family guy iz so awesum!1
Kid 2: No, go and watch some Blackadder, Red Dwarf, or if you realy need animated comedy, South Park. At least they don't resort to 1937284562 "remember the time when..." jokes
An overrated tv show comprised entirely of flashback scenes. Transition phrases are used to accompany the flashback such as: "remember that one time...", "like that one time...", "this reminds me of that one time...", "remember that one time you..."
This reminds me of that one time i became retarded watching family guy.
Peter: look Brian my ABC soup is sending me a message, it says ooooooooooooooooooooooo
Brian: Peter those are cheerios
Animated sitcom that uses pop culture references in place of jokes
Quoting "Family Guy" is no substitute for developing a sense of humour