Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

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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.

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Corrected entry: "Brian Goes Back to College" - Season 4, Episode 18: If you look at the handicapped teacher in the wheelchair, you can see that the keyboard on his wheelchair's arm only has four rows of five buttons, making twenty in all - not enough for every letter of the alphabet.

Correction: Maybe there are only twenty or so keys to save space. On many PDA keyboards there are special buttons you can hold (i.e. Ctrl, Alt)that allow you to access another keyboard (maybe there are 2 symbols on each key). A full size keyboard would take up a lot of space on a wheel chair.

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Corrected entry: Catholic baptism does not involve total immersion. (Series 4: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Fonz).

Correction: This is a character mistake at best. Peter's father is a bit more extreme than most (after all he has called the Pope "soft") and since he's in a hurry to get Stewie baptized he makes a mistake. Besides a baptizing done by a layperson would usually require that a priest performs a conditional baptizing at a later point, so even if he did it wrong it would still be valid if the intention was to have it redone by a priest later.


Fifteen Minutes of Shame - S2-E12

Corrected entry: At the beginning, at the beach, the size of Mayor Adam West's telescope changes. One shot it has one section out from his hands, then next shot, it has two.

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

DaBoom - S2-E3

Corrected entry: When the Generals are looking at the screen that says Happy New Year, in one shot of the y in Year, the bottom of it curves to the left and in another shot it's straight.

Tobin OReilly

Correction: The words are made of moving lights that are tracking flying missiles - you'd expect them to move about a bit, wouldn't you?

Stuck Together, Torn Apart - S3-E19

Corrected entry: In this episode, Peter goes on a date with Jennifer Love Hewitt, but on some copies of the the DVD case, it says he goes on a date with Gwyneth Paltrow.

Correction: This is a mistake on the DVD cover, and is not a movie mistake.

I Never Met the Dead Man - S1-E2

Corrected entry: When he is driving Meg home from her driver's test, Peter has a watch on. He complains that he will miss the beginning of the new TV show "Fast Animals, Slow Children." He stated earlier that the show started at 8:00. His watch says it is 10:00.

Correction: It is later shown that Quahog is dependent upon a cable and satellite network for its television. Many channels on these networks have 'shadow' channels that broadcast the same material one or two hours later, and some the next day. Hence, the 8.00 am and 10.00 am startup slot for this show.

To Live and Die in Dixie - S3-E12

Corrected entry: A mistake in the subtitles: As Stewie yells, 'I've got blisters on me fingers.' after singing 'My big old fat ass baby', the subtitles read: "Imitates John Lennon." It is widely argued, but McCartney and Starr claim that it was Starr who said that, after a particularly vigorous rehearsal for Beatles song, 'Helter Skelter'.

Correction: You've missed the point of Stewie's actions - he is imitating John Lennon (whose voice is completely different to Ringo's) regardless of who said the line in real life.

Road to Rhode Island - S2-E13

Corrected entry: Stewie enters the number "111-1113" on the phone - however, when played in slow motion, his finger doesn't hit the "3".

Correction: The rules of this site are quite clear - if you have to use slow motion or freeze frame to spot a minor mistake, it is invalid, unless the mistake is major.

Brian Does Hollywood (2) - S3-E2

Corrected entry: In the action scene at the beginning, Stewie is shooting a helicopter and it blows up, making Stewie fall through a glass-top building. We see him fall through from the inside of the building, but the helicopter is nowhere in sight.

Correction: Fairly obvious that this scene is happening in Stewie's imagination. The rules don't apply.

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Corrected entry: In the new season, in the episode where Lois goes to jail for shoplifting, the family is visiting Lois in jail where she is wearing orange prison garb. In the next scene where Peter is helping Lois escape, he puts Lois' head in his mouth with her body hanging outside it. She is now wearing her normal uniform of green top and beige pants. Yes, its a cartoon, but she should still be wearing the orange.


Correction: It is possible she put her normal clothes on under the jumpsuit. A prisoner in Houston escaped by having regular clothes under his jumpsuit and taking it off before he walked out.

Stuck Together, Torn Apart - S3-E19

Corrected entry: This episode explains that Stewie's head became that weird shape from banging it on the roof. But in earlier episodes showing his birth, his head has always been that shape.

Correction: It's a cutaway scene. Most of these did not happen in the Family Guy "world" but meant as jokes for the story.


E. Peterbus Unum - S2-E18

Corrected entry: In the scene where Peter and the delegates of the UN are in the meeting room, when everyone laughs at Peter, you can see that some of the country names on the labels are spelled wrong. For example, there is "Danmark", "Maxico", and "Morrocco". Also, it looks like three of the seats are not filled. Why would there not be any UN delegates at the meeting?

Correction: The misspelling is certainly intentional.


Love Thy Trophy - S2-E5

Corrected entry: Peter invites all the neighbors to his house, supposedly for tea. During the meeting, Peter excuses himself to ransack the other homes for the trophy. After the meeting, Peter, Lois and Chris are shown walking back to their own house, which was also ransacked.

Correction: There is nothing to indicate that this scene took place immediately after Peter ransacked all the other houses. All we see is that they are walking back into their house and the fact that someone ransacked their house (which couldn't have been Peter), would mean that one of the neighbours had the same idea as Peter and waited until they left to look through their house.

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Let's Go to the Hop - S2-E14

Corrected entry: In Chris's room, Peter and Louis accusing Chris of possessing a toad, when Chris says, "What about Meg. It could be hers." you can hear someone go, "Ha ha." on the sound track. It's no one in the family, as you can see none of their lips move.

Correction: Nobody says, "Ha ha." If you turn on the subtitles on the DVD, you can see it's Lois saying, "Oh now, dont."

elliott gale

Death Has a Shadow - S1-E1

Corrected entry: In the long shot of the mail lady walking to the Griffin house, she passes by the garage door. In the close up shot, she passes by it again.

Correction: She doesn't pass it twice, in the long view shot she makes it to the center of the little patch of grass then when you get up close, you can actually see a vertical line down the center of the patch and thats where she starts walking again.

Wasted Talent - S2-E20

Corrected entry: When Peter gets kicked out of the beer factory, he comes home drunk to find Meg chained to a huge weight so she can't get away from the piano which Lois is forcing her to play. When Peter sits down and starts playing, Lois realizes how good he is and she tells Meg she's off the hook and to go try the Clarinet. Yet Meg gets up and runs away. What happens to the chain and the weight? If Meg could run this fast when she was tied up, why didn't she just try before?

Correction: Just after Lois says "You're like the idiot from Shine", she says "Meg you're free" and Meg lifts up her leg, and Lois takes off the shackle. It's made very clear on the screen.

Gary O'Reilly

Wasted Talent - S2-E20

Corrected entry: When you see the Pawtucket Patriot, the shadows change several times (Just like in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory).

Correction: The animators didn't include shadows in this scene, let alone their perspectives.


Let's Go to the Hop - S2-E14

Corrected entry: When Peter aka Lando, gives his little speech after receiving the crown, he rides away in a motorcycle which comes out of nowhere.

Correction: This is supposed to be part of the joke, how a huge motorcycle just appears out of nowhere. It's to give it sort of a romantic edge.

Death Has a Shadow - S1-E1

Corrected entry: In the shot we see of the family from underneath the statue of David's legs, Peter's eyes are about twice as large as they should be.

Correction: In cartoons, when the character is in awe of something their eyes always tend to be drawn larger in a look of shock. That is not a mistake.

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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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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