Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

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Corrected entry: In the episode when Bryan goes on The Bachelorette, when Quagmire and Brooke are in the hot tub, Brooke passes out after drinking the champagne that Quagmire put a drug in. You hear the sound of her hitting the ground a moment early, before you see it.

Correction: The sound is her falling, not her hitting the ground.


The Thin White Line (1) - S3-E1

Corrected entry: In the scene where Brian and Joe bust the "Sunday school drug ring," the two get in a brawl with a group of drug-running midgets. Joe throws his nightstick at one drug-runner, punches a second, but kicks the third drug-runner, despite the fact that Joe is a paraplegic.


Correction: Already submitted and corrected. He swings his chair around so violently his legs come flying up due to the centrifugal force. He doesn't move them himself.


Death Has a Shadow - S1-E1

Corrected entry: In the first shot of the flashback showing the family watching "Philadelphia," Peter's eyes are about twice as big as they normally are. They're back to normal in the next shot.

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Correction: In this scene Peter's eyes are supposed to be larger then normal. The reason for this is he is explaining what happened last time he drank Irish Coffee. The large eyes are used to show that he is "buzzing" from the drink, as you will also notice that he comments that Tom Hanks is a funny guy and when the character says "I have AIDS" Peter bursts out laughing.

E. Peterbus Unum - S2-E18

Corrected entry: The gas, electricity and water to Petoria have all been cut off, and there is no food in the house, yet all of these things are available and in use later at the big party attended by various world leaders.

Correction: The fact that the various world leaders were able to gain entry to Petoria, it would make sense that the world leaders might have brought food to the party. Even if not, the US army might have given them or allowed them to buy some basic foods. There was no sign of whether gas and electricity were turned back on. They were cooking on a charcoal barbecue and it was daylight during the party.

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Blind Ambition - S4-E3

Corrected entry: The sheet of toilet paper change numbers when Lois tears them off to put on the seat (right before she sees Quagmire peeping on her). She tears off three sheets, but they change to four when she puts them on the seat. (This happens on both sides of the seat).

Nick Bylsma

Correction: Louis tears off 3 sheets and puts them along the back. All other sheets she tears are of 4.

Ssiscool Premium member

North by North Quahog - S4-E1

Corrected entry: During this episode, Chris still goes to Buddy Cianci Jr. High, but the teacher who catches him with the vodka was seen in the episode "Let's Go to the Hop" as a teacher from Meg's school, James Woods High.


Correction: There are several possible explanations to this, the most likely one that the teacher had simply switched schools. Maybe he got a new job, or maybe he was a substitute who filled different positions at different times.


The Courtship of Stewie's Father - S4-E16

Corrected entry: When Peter is driving Stewie to Disneyland, the scenery flashing past the windows is just the same few trees over and over. (00:13:25)


Correction: This is a very common technique used in animation to save the animators time and effort. It can't really be classified as a mistake.

Grumpy Scot

Show generally

Corrected entry: In the opening titles, as the Griffins are dancing up the stairs, Lois is nowhere near Stewie, but in the next shot, she is holding him.


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

Screwed The Pooch - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Brian chases after the car after having seen dogs on TV, when it cuts to the close up of him hitting the car, he doesn't even touch it.

Correction: If you play it in slo-mo, you can see that he DOES hit it, but I'll admit that it doesn't look like it when played at normal speed.


Wasted Talent - S2-E20

Corrected entry: In the shot where you see Pawtucket Pat and the group, look at the beer room from the door, Charlie and his grandpa are present (representing the characters from the 1971 Wonka film).

Correction: Not really trivia. It's incredibly obvious to anyone who's seen the movie that this is Charlie and Grampa Joe- in fact there are several close-ups of them during the episode.


European Road Show - S3-E20

Corrected entry: Lois refers to Gene Simmons by the name Chaim Witz, and they both say they knew each other and had sex together before Gene became famous. But the name "Chaim Witz" was the name Gene used in Israel as a child. According to his autobiography, when he came to New York as an eight-year-old, his name was changed to Gene Klein, and he never used the name "Chaim" in the US. Lois could not have known him when he went by the name Chaim Witz, and could certainly not have had sex with him at the time.


Correction: He couldn't have told her his birth name? Perhaps she preferred it to Gene Klein, or was showing off her detailed knowledge of Simmons early life.

E. Peterbus Unum - S2-E18

Corrected entry: Joe Swanson says he spent his tax return on a new State-of-the-art TV with surround sound but later in the episode we see this TV when the power goes, doesn't look very new or modern.


Correction: He's only allowed to own one television set?

Plus that could very well be state of the art, compared to no TV at all.

Screwed The Pooch - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Peter is in the art gallery, he rubs out an eye on a Picasso picture and redraws it with a pencil. The eye he draws is white with a black outline and a blue iris, yet he only uses the one pencil.

Correction: The scene is entirely within Peter's fevered imagination. Anything can happen.

No Chris Left Behind - S5-E16

Corrected entry: In the episode "No Chris Left Behind," when Peter and Lois are talking about Chris in the kitchen, Peter spots the chicken and then the chicken crashes through the window. After a few shots of fighting, they then both crash through the same window, but the break in the window from the chicken is missing.

Correction: That was not the same window. The chicken came in through the back kitchen window but Peter and the Chicken went back out through the front living room window.

Chitty Chitty Death Bang - S1-E3

Corrected entry: When Lois has the flashback of her making Meg's cake, things continuously move or disappear in between shots. (00:01:25)


Correction: First, this is far too vague. What "things" are moving or disappearing? Second, it's a narrative flashback - Lois's impression of what happened. The normal rules don't apply.

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Corrected entry: In the episode "No Chris Left Behind", Peter has three fights with the chicken. Just before the first fight the chicken tells Peter to pick up a coupon notice. In that one shot, you can see the chicken's head shows the man inside, but in any other scene with the chicken, his head is covered.

Correction: The chicken is just a chicken, it's not a man in a suit.

Nick Bylsma

DaBoom - S2-E3

Corrected entry: When Peter has the fight with the chicken in the part where they are on the overpass and the chicken lands on the truck then, the truck is driving away from the overpass but Peter doesn't move in the next shot it shows Peter on the same overpass but the truck the chicken was riding on again drives under the same overpass Peter is on with the chicken on the same truck.

Correction: No. The truck does move. Peter runs quickly ahead (faster than the truck) to another overpass, which the truck goes under, and Peter jumps off, with the joke being that Peter somehow overtook the truck.

Gary O'Reilly

And the Wiener is... - S3-E5

Corrected entry: Stewie's rendition of Rocket Man is very similar to William Shatner's version at the 1978 Science Fiction Film Awards.

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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

Jungle Love - S4-E13

Corrected entry: Stewie goes to the airport after seeing a bad film; he puts his shoes through the tray and walks through the detector. He keeps walking and doesn't pick up his shoes but moments later on the plane, they are back on.

Correction: It's not moments later; you don't board the plane immediately after going through the security checkpoint. Stewie obviously realized that he was missing his shoes and went back to get them, in the time that passed while he was waiting to board the plane.


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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