Family Guy

Trivia: The voices of Brian, Stewie and Peter (as well as other minor characters) are all voiced by the creator, Seth Macfarlane.


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.

Tobin OReilly

He's Too Sexy for His Fat - S2-E17

Trivia: In the shot of the Quahog Pest Control building you see a blue termite (Nibbles Woodaway) on the building. New England Pest Control in Providence, Rhode Island has the same bug on top of its building.


Death Is a Bitch - S2-E6

Trivia: During the scene with Hitler's talk show, when Hitler starts to say the show's phone number and starts shouting in German, it translates into "You're going to need a nurse".


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


Grumpy Old Man - S10-E9

Trivia: One of the cutaway gags is about someone who survived 9/11 because he was late for work watching late night football. Seth MacFarlane missed his flight, which would have been one of the flights to crash into the World Trade Center, because his agent had given him the incorrect departure time. The plane was scheduled to depart at 7:45 AM and his agent had told him it was departing at 8:15 AM. By the time Seth arrived the boarding had been closed and he was told he would have to catch a later flight.


Cool Hand Peter - S10-E8

Trivia: The prison warden in Louisiana, voiced by guest star Bob Gunton, is based on Gunton in The Shawshank Redemption.

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Don't Make Me Over - S4-E4

Trivia: In the episode where Meg gets a makeover, she has an assistant on her tour bus, Miss Swan. For all those who don't know, this is a character on Mad TV played by Alex Borstein who also voices Lois Griffin (Meg's mom).


Death Is a Bitch - S2-E6

Trivia: When Stewie is riding his tricycle and knocks Lois down the stairs, it is similar to the Omen when Damien uses his tricycle to knock his mom down.


Fifteen Minutes of Shame - S2-E12

Trivia: When all the family have been replaced by actors in this episode, the actors are re-enacting the very first episode of Family Guy where Peter gets drunk and the family are eating their breakfast while Peter is lying on the table.

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Blue Harvest - S6-E1

Trivia: In the episode "Blue Harvest Part 1," Peter narrates a telling of Star Wars from his point of view. When Chris is walking through the bar, we see Bender from Futurama, Coach John McGuirk from "Home Movies," The Evil Monkey from Family Guy and The Alien from American Dad sitting in the background talking to people.


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


The King Is Dead - S2-E7

Trivia: When the Griffins are in the theater, in a few shots you can see the person sitting next to Meg. This is only interesting because he is killed by her in another episode.


Road to the Multiverse - S8-E1

Trivia: When they teleport to the Robot Chicken universe, Chris is asked how it feels to be on a major network. Seth Green, who does the voice of Chris, is the creator of Robot Chicken.


Road to the Multiverse - S8-E1

Trivia: This episode spoofs the TV series Sliders, where the main characters randomly jumped between dimensions without being able to get home.


Family Guy Viewer Mail #1 - S3-E21

Trivia: During the second act (Super Griffins), just as Mayor West says he's going to roll around in toxic waste, the crowd gives him a standing ovation. Watch the bottom center of the screen; a bald man in a grey shirt grabs the butt of the woman in a green dress next to him for no reason.


You May Now Kiss The...Uh...Guy Who Receives - S4-E25

Trivia: Adam West's enigmatic remark, "I'm the only Mayor West that's in trouble," was an oblique reference to the late Jim West, the Religious Right former mayor of Spokane, Washington and an ardent foe of gay marriage, until his career was ended by a gay sex scandal.


North by North Quahog - S4-E1

Trivia: Jesus's license plate is 'WWID' which presumably stands for 'What Would I Do?' a pun on the common phrase 'What Would Jesus Do?'


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

Tobin OReilly

The Story on Page 1 - S2-E19

Trivia: When Peter picks up the TV guide with Luke Perry on it, if you pause look into the lower left hand corner and it says, "if you can read this Family Guy is on the air".

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A Fish Out of Water - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: Lois and Meg take the red car for their vacation at the spa, but while they are gone, Peter is seen driving it a few times. (00:08:00)

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Barely Legal - S5-E8

Connie: You know, Meg, there's no dogs allowed. So, you're going to have to leave. But Brian can stay.
Brian Griffin: You know, Connie, I think I have this theory about why you're such a bitch.
Connie: Excuse me?
Meg Griffin: Brian, let's just go.
Brian Griffin: No, no, no, no, no, no. Hang on a minute, Meg, hang on. You see, Connie, you're popular because you developed early and started giving handjobs when you were twelve. But now you can't stand to look in the mirror because all you see is a whore. So you pick on Meg to avoid the inevitable realization that once your body's used up by age nineteen, you're gonna be a worn out chalky skinned burlap sack that even your own stepdad won't want. How is that? Am I in the ballpark?
[Connie runs off crying].

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Business Guy - S8-E9

Question: In the episode, Peter threatens to fire Lois, and she responds with "you wouldn't" and Peter then replies with "Oh really, does the name Lacey Chabert mean anything to you?" which in turn makes Lois go wide eyed and reply with "OK, I'll behave" and Peter then goes on to add "Yes you will" Can anyone explain this joke if it is a joke to comprehend?

Answer: Lacey Chabert was the actress who originally voiced Meg in early episodes. She left of her own accord due to being in school and other acting work; Seth MacFarlane has stated there was no tension with her leaving, but it makes for a handy joke for the show.

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