Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

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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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Trivia: A Quahog is another name for a clam, thus all the jokes and places in town (like the drunken clam bar) the show makes reference about.

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Tobin OReilly

Trivia: This show was based on a short clip called "Larry and Steve" shown on the Cartoon Network. You can veiw the clip here: Larry & Steve Clip

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Trivia: In the clip "Larry and Steve", Larry mentions a store called Stewie's.

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Trivia: The appearances of Quagmire and Cleveland are loosely based on Bob Hope and Jesse Jackson.

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Trivia: One of the best local jokes in the show is naming the Jr. High after the very notorious Providence mayor Buddy Cianci Jr., who is currently indicted and serving time.

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Trivia: The three skyscrapers that can often be seen on the horizon behind the Griffin's house are the actual buildings One Financial Center, 50 Kennedy Plaza and the Bank of America Tower in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Trivia: "Something, Something, Something, Dark Side" is the only one of the three "Star Wars" spoofs in which the title doesn't come from something related to "Star Wars." It instead comes from a cutaway gag in the season 5 episode "Barely Legal."

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Trivia: According to Seth MacFarlane, all of the abuse Meg suffers is due to the show's male writers' inability to write for a teenage girl.

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Trivia: All of the "Road to..." episodes that center around Stewie and Brian are a nod to the "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.

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Trivia: When Peter falls out of the tree and ends up with his bottom lip over his head, this is an homage to Carol Burnett's classic comedy routine where she describes the best way for men to experience the pain of childbirth. She tells men to grab their bottom lip, and pull it over their head.

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Quotes

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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Mistakes

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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