Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

76 mistakes in season 4

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Blind Ambition - S4-E3

Other mistake: Right at the start when you get an aerial shot of the bowling alley, there is one that gets a strike. The machine sweeps them away, but the pins still remain. (00:00:05)

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Jungle Love - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: In series 4 episode 13 Jungle Love: When the family are escaping the tribespeople, Chris is wearing the tribal clothing. When they jump in the plane there is a brief far-off shot of Chris wearing his usual cap and t-shirt. In a close up shot moments later, he is wearing the tribal gear again.

PTV - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: When Chris is saying "I'm not supposed to tell Mom cos she'll just bitch about it" there is a door behind Lois with a box next to it. In the next shot there is a smaller box next to that box which was not there before.

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The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire - S4-E5

Other mistake: When Peter is painting the Sistine chapel, he has green paint on his brush, even though the picture is entirely black and white.


The Father, The Son, and The Holy Fonz - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Stewie is in the sterile glass cage, Lois is changing his diaper with rubber gloves built into one of the panels (like Homer Simpson's in the opening credits). In previous and subsequent shots, however, the panel is solid glass, with no gloves. (Series 4: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Fonz).

Blind Ambition - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Tom Tucker is reporting about Peter saving Horace, his angle in relation to the bar changes. (00:19:00)


Breaking Out Is Hard to Do - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When the Griffins are discovered by Joe, Peter switches from his Sumo outfit to his regular outfit in a matter of seconds.


The Courtship of Stewie's Father - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: When the baseball crashes through Herbert's window, the glass shards are in different places in different shots. (00:04:05)


Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High - S4-E2

Factual error: At the end of Peter's trombone solo, he holds out his last note. While holding the note, he moves the slide with no change to the note whatsoever. Since the pitch of the trombone is controlled by the slide, it would be impossible for Peter to move the slide as much as he does without changing the pitch he's playing.

Fat Guy Strangler - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: When we first see all the guys at the NAAFP meeting, there are two guys in the top right corner; one with a singlet and one with brown hair and a green-brown T-shirt. In the next shot, these two guys come in from the opposite side of the screen. (00:12:15)


Fat Guy Strangler - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: Just after Patrick 'kisses' his imaginary girlfriend goodbye and tells Brian to look after her, Brian switches position on the couch. In the first shot he is sitting on a crack between couch pillows, but in the next shot he is sitting in the middle of the centre pillow.


Stewie B. Goode - S4-E28

Continuity mistake: Brian insults Stewie about the water and there is a water glass by Bryan's plate. Then it cuts to a shot of Stewie and Chris, and the glass is gone.


Petarded - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When they are about to start shooting at each other, when Peter says, "Nobody fire at Lois. She's scared.", look over his shoulder. In the picture, Stewie is facing left. Later, when they're shooting at each other, Stewie is facing right.

Patriot Games - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Stewie is golfing and spots Brian in disguise, Stewie has a putter. When Stewie realizes that it is Brian and goes after him he is holding a chipper.

Blind Ambition - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: During the Star Wars rip-off at the end, just before Peter climbs the Town Hall stairs, the people on the sidelines change. (00:19:45)


Perfect Castaway - S4-E12

Factual error: When Stewie is playing Simon Says, the sequence Stewie plays is different than the one that the Simon Says played. If he played it wrong, there should have been a sound from the Simon Says indicating that Stewie played it wrong.

Peterotica - S4-E24

Continuity mistake: After the Quahog Creek clip is over, they show a picture of the house. In the background there is a tall silver building that wasn't there the last time they showed a shot of the house. (00:17:45)

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North by North Quahog - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Chris hides the vodka from his teacher, he holds his right hand behind his back with his left arm at his side, but in the next shot, both his hands are behind his back. (00:09:40)


Sibling Rivalry - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: When Stewie has chicken pox the red marks on his face change position many times between shots. A noticeable one is just as he is saying "No, damn you, I've got to finish what I started".


Patriot Games - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Stewie pushes Brian down the stairs, in the background at the moment he pushes him that the stairs are visible behind Stewie as well.

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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