Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

95 corrected entries

(14 votes)

The Thin White Line (1) - S3-E1

Corrected entry: When Peter catches up to Brian in the golf cart at the rehab facility, Brian is seen wearing a track suit with a headband and holding hand weights. Peter convinces him to go mess with the pregnant teens across the lake and in the row boat over Brian is still wearing the tracksuit and headband. However, when we see them enter a room where the pregnant teens are he has obviously taken off the tracksuit and headband and is just seen wearing his dog collar.

Tobin OReilly

Correction: Where's the mistake? In the original entry it states "He's obviously taken off the tracksuit and headband" Clearly enough time has passed from docking the boat to arriving in the hallway for him to do so.

Ssiscool Premium member

Family Guy Viewer Mail #1 - S3-E21

Corrected entry: In the genie part, when Peter wishes he had no bones he is still talking, but if he wished for no bones he wouldn't have a skull to talk.

logan crews

Correction: That's the whole point. It wasn't supposed to be realistic or logical.

Show generally

Corrected entry: During the opening theme when Lois and Peter are at the piano, when the series first started the pictures on the back wall are indecipherable but as the series progresses the pictures show Stewie, Meg and Chris's faces.

Tobin OReilly

Correction: This is because the series starts in 1999, when Family Guy is was just standard definition TV. The animators didn't bother to draw the pictures, as they're only a part of the background, and is not really that important, as the video quality is in SD. When the series began to look a lot more clearer (and closer to HD), the animators decided to draw the pictures a lot more clearer and recognizable.

Agreed. This is like comparing the Simpsons' opening from '92 to '18. As technology progresses so does animation.

Ssiscool Premium member

Also, an animated series is typically not given much of a budget until it has proven itself to be a hit and thus worthy of a bigger budget from the network upon which it airs; this is also evident when you compare early episodes of other series such as South Park, American Dad, King Of The Hill, etc. to those from later seasons.

zendaddy621

Precisely. A network isn't going to funnel money into something that could sink in the ratings. That's why many shows are contracted for a couple of episodes before a full season is commissioned.

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Stewie, Chris & Brian's Excellent Adventure - S13-E7

Corrected entry: When the Titanic hits the iceberg you can see damage well above the waterline. As most people already know, the damage was well bellow the waterline which is why it sank. (00:15:30)

DrLoomis1978

Correction: The phrase "tip of the iceberg" exists for a reason. Yes there's damage above the waterline too, but the critical damage was below it, that's just not shown onscreen.

Jon Sandys Premium member

Also, the actual Titanic suffered damage above the water line, making the scene very accurate.

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Season 1 generally

Corrected entry: In some episodes, the word 'fictitious' in the credits disclaimer at the end is spelled 'ficticious'.

Blibbetyblip

Correction: I saw the entire season 1 of Family Guy again and all the episodes, the word "fictitious" shown on the disclaimer in the credits is spelled correctly.

iGregory

That's dedication. Not watching the episode, watching the credits.

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Stewie Kills Lois (1) - S6-E5

Corrected entry: When Chris says goodbye when Lois and Peter are getting on the boat, the sea in the background 'jolts'. (00:02:20)

Correction: The sea never jolts, it just drifts normally, like any part of the sea would.

Casual Person

Internal Affairs - S10-E23

Corrected entry: During the chicken fight, one of the clones blows one of the cloning machines up. However, seconds later, they are both intact. (00:04:45)

Correction: It was only the interior of the machine that got blown up after one of the Peter clones threw one of the chicken clones into the machine, whilst the exterior of the machine remained fine. In fact, it can be noticed that the broken glass is shown from when one of the Peter clones threw one of the chicken clones into the machine just as the explosion that destroys the facility occurs.

Casual Person

Road to the North Pole - S9-E7

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode, as the camera zooms away from the house, Santa, his sleigh and reindeer are sitting on top of the house the entire time. However, he flies in from the right of the screen and towards the viewer.

Correction: Santa was never on top of the house, that was just the Griffins' Christmas decorations of Santa and the reindeer on their roof.

Casual Person

European Road Show - S3-E20

Corrected entry: When KISS is shown on stage, Paul (The singer, also known as Starchild) has the star over his left eye. Paul always has the star over his right eye. Watch any video of KISS in makeup.

Ssiscool Premium member

Correction: Paul's star is always on his right eye. It may just look like it is wrong since it's on the left side of the screen, but because he's facing forward, that his his right side. You can see when he and Gene turn their back in disgust that the Star is on the right hand side (since now the viewer and he are "facing" the same way).

Road to the Multiverse - S8-E1

Corrected entry: When Brian and Stewie are in the universe without religion, Brian asks what happened to the art of the Renaissance and they go to the Sistine Chapel to see that John Hinkley decorated the ceiling. Why is there a Sistine Chapel in a world with no religion?

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Correction: It's not a world with no religion whatsoever; Stewie simply described it in a world without Christianity. The Sistine Chapel could still exist, but not necessarily as a building with any religious significance, or possibly representing a different faith.

zendaddy621

Peter-assment - S8-E14

Corrected entry: When the family are at the school play, Brian suggests that it's possibly too soon for a musical about the tragic story of Terri Schaivo, implying that it's the first time the play has been done. However, Stewie (who is playing an electrical plug) meets Jared, who has been the plug every year for three years.

Purple_Girl

Correction: It's highly unlikely Brian keeps track of what play the young elementary students are putting on. This is Stewie's first year of involvement and therefore Brian's first year of awareness. He's making the observation for the first time because he just found out about the play for the first time.

Phixius Premium member

Barely Legal - S5-E8

Corrected entry: In the scene when Brian and Stewie are fighting over saying "Cool Whip", Stewie spits out hair, however if you look Stewie actually never took a bite out of the pie.

Correction: He most certainly did take a bite. Less than a second after Stewie spread a bit of Cool Whip on his piece of pie, he very quickly scoops out a piece and eats it.

Death Lives - S3-E6

Corrected entry: When Peter is in the van with Cleveland, Cleveland's voice is slow and how it normally is, except it shouldn't be. In another episode, Peter recounted that Cleveland was an auctioneer and was hit with an antique which made his voice slow.

curiouskid

Correction: Being a caller at an auction is a skill that needs to be learned. Since Cleveland originally spoke slowly, it's more likely that he began to speak faster once trained as an auctioneer, but the antique hitting him made him revert to his normal slow speaking voice.

rswarrior

Holy Crap - S2-E2

Corrected entry: At one point, Peter's father tells Lois "Maybe you won't go to Hell after all. Maybe you'll just be sent to Purgatory with all the unbaptized babies." Catholics believe that unbaptized babies are sent to Limbo, not Purgatory, and a fanatically devout Catholic like Mr. Griffin would know that.

Correction: Purgatory IS Limbo. Purgatory is the place between heaven and hell, as is Limbo. By definition we are merely dealing with a discrepancy in perceived common language.

Season 1 generally

Corrected entry: Admittedly it would be difficult to understand him, but during the first three episodes of series one, Stewie properly enunciates without any teeth (he grows teeth in episode 4).

Correction: He's a baby that talks, that in itself is a physiological impossibility.

Phixius Premium member

Peter Griffin: Husband, Father...Brother? - S3-E14

Corrected entry: The end credits for this episode feature Peter rapping the lyrics to the theme tune.

Kara

Correction: Kind of obvious - not really trivia.

Mind over Murder - S1-E4

Corrected entry: When Peter first has a piano in his bar, it's an upright model commonly seen in bars. The next night, it's a full sized Grand Piano. Given the width of the stairs, the size of the doorways, it seems unlikely to have been put down there without a considerable amount of effort.

Movie Nut

Correction: The whole area was transformed, a stage, extra lighting, etc. So, yes, a considerable amount of effort was done. Lois was excited to perform and conceivably hired a bunch of professionals to fix the area up (who are more than capable of bringing a piano down stairs and setting it up).

Mind over Murder - S1-E4

Corrected entry: When Stewie's chatting up 'Misti', the equation he writes on his napkin changes between shots. (00:11:40)

Blibbetyblip

Correction: The equation ( 1 1/2a 3=1/8 )stays the same throughout.

Ssiscool Premium member

Brian: Portrait of a Dog - S1-E7

Corrected entry: When Brian is putting in his eyedrops, notice his buckle on his collar. In the next shot, we see Brian's reflection in the mirror, but the buckle is not flipped. (00:05:45)

Blibbetyblip

Correction: It does flip if you look carefully.

Ssiscool Premium member

The Son Also Draws - S1-E6

Corrected entry: When The Griffins leave to New York in their car the order in the back is Chris, Stewie then Meg, but in the next shot it's Meg, Stewie then Chris. (00:07:55)

Chaz1003

Correction: Some time has passed between those two shots since they are now in the countryside. Therefore we don't know if the family stopped for a toilet break or something where they would have changed place.

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Underage Peter - S14-E14

Plot hole: They're in the Clam complaining that they can't drink when they make the revelation that Brian can because he's technically 56. But Quagmire should be able to drink, as in a much earlier episode, he's revealed to be over 60.

More mistakes in Family Guy

Lois: Hello?
Peter: I can't take the trash out today, I'm working late at the office.
Lois: The caller ID says you're calling from the kitchen. In fact I can see you.
Peter: [Edging sideways.] OK, can you see me now?
Lois: No.
Peter: Now I am at the office.

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Trivia: The voices of Brian, Stewie and Peter (as well as other minor characters) are all voiced by the creator, Seth Macfarlane.

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