Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

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

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.

Ssiscool Premium member

Correction: The weird character is the one the El-Dorado company hired to stand next to Meg and she does at all times. Stewie is never seen in his high chair as he is having a massage.

Ssiscool Premium member

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.

Ssiscool Premium member

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.

Ssiscool Premium member

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

Casual Person

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).

Correction: It's not a world with no religion whatsoever; Stewie simply described it as 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

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

Correction: This is the introduction to the show. It is not supposed to have continuity. Why would a regular family have showgirls and an enormous staircase either?

Gary O'Reilly

Correction: So similar in fact, that it is the whole reason they had Stewie doing it in the first place. The sequence is a spoof of William Shatner's performance. Pointing out jokes in the show cannot be classed as trivia.

Blind Ambition - S4-E3

Corrected entry: When Peter enters Chris' room and accidentally thinks Chris is Lois, he quickly stands up and tries to change the mood by asking Chris questions, one of which is, "Did you do your homework today?" Chris nods his head yes, and Peter comprehends, despite the fact that he is blind.

Correction: He doesn't comprehend. He just gives a response to whatever answer Chris would have given, since he can assume that Chris would've given him an answer. Peter is just saying anything to get out the room, and the timing of Peter's response to Chris' nod can be explained by the fact that Peter knows the pace of a conversation.

Gary O'Reilly

Death Lives - S3-E6

Corrected entry: In the flashback scene where Peter meets Lois' father, Peter openly farts in anxiety. However, it was discovered in the previous season, when Peter gets his breast examined, that Peter had gas for the first time when he was 30. In this season, it is noted that Peter and Lois have been married for 17 years, and that Peter is 42. That would make Peter at most 25 when he first meets his father-in-law to be, 5 years before he first experienced passing gas.

Correction: It's doubtful that Peter really farted for the first time at age 30. He makes a lot of immature jokes and was probably kidding about this. If you took this seriously, you'd have to take a lot of the other outrageous things in the show seriously, too.

Correction: Like all telescopes, it can be collapsed or extended, which is what you are seeing here.

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.

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Suggested correction: Quagmire considers the rest of them to be his best friends. He isn't drinking because they can't drink. He is complaining because since his friends can't drink - he won't drink, so he is still pissed.

It's still a plot hole considering Quagmire's age. I think the writers messed up big time.

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