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10 Funny Family Guy Moments


Family Guy is a Fox animated series that follows the life of the Griffin family.
Peter, Lois, Meg, Chris, Stewie, and Brian live in the town of Quahog, Rhode
.  The show has been cancelled on two separate occasion, but strong DVD
sales and a large fan base has made it one of the most successful programs on
television today.  The program might not be for the light hearted, but the writing,
animation, and obvious use of satire is funny.  The show has always pushed the
limits of the FCC and acceptable topic material.

Family Guy was created by Seth MacFarlane, who voices main characters Peter,
Stewie, Brian, and Glenn Quagmire
.  The show follows and unique style, which
includes numerous “cutaway jokes.”  It has gags surrounding numerous historical
figures, famous moments in history, and carton, animated, and even cereal
characters.  I have collected the videos of ten of my favorite Family Guy moments
for your enjoyment.     

10. Peter Knocks Out Rival Soccer Dad or
Is that a Soccer Mom

In this Family Guy episode Chris decides to take up soccer, which does not fair
well as he is not the most athletic kid.  Peter doesn’t take nicely to another
child’s parent bad mouthing Chris’s play and decides to throw blows.  After the
knockout Peter realizes that it was a soccer mom not dad that he had gotten
into the fight with.

9. The Evil Monkey Takes a Beat Down

In this Family Guy episode Brian gets tricked into thinking that he has a long lost
son named Dylan, who comes to stay with the Griffin family for a while.  Brian
finds himself a very protective father and a sensitive moment ensues between
the pair when they decide to share the peace pipe.  Throughout Chris’s
childhood he has been living with an evil monkey lurking in his closet.  When
Dylan first meets Chris he encounters the evil monkey and takes the situation
into his own hands.

8. Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun Commit Suicide

This Family Guy excerpt featured the suicide of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun.
Eva Braun was the longtime companion and wife of Adolf Hitler. 
Braun and
Hitler committed suicide together on
April 30, 1945, at around 3:30 p.m.  It is
thought that they bit into cyanide capsules, while Hitler also used a gun.  This
clip depicts the historical event.

7. Griffin Family Contest - Who Pukes Last?

In this Family Guy episode Peter goes to visit Mort at the Quahog pharmacy and
gets numerous bottles of ipecac syrup.  Ipecac is derived from the dried
rhizome and roots of the ipecacuanha plant and is a well known emetic, which
is a substance that is used to induce vomiting.  Peter, Stewie, Chris, and Brian
all get a bottle to drink off of and the final person to vomit receives the last
piece of pie in the refrigerator.  Chris ultimately wins the contest.

6. Stewie's Journey Inside the Womb

In this Family Guy episode Stewie celebrates his first birthday.  He is a bit
suspicious by all of the attention and remembers back to his battle to gain
access to Lois egg.  He recalls the nine months of being in the womb and feels
that his birth was a ploy against his plot to rule the world.  It ultimately gives
him serious animosity towards Lois.

5. The Griffin Family Visits Ground Zero

In this Family Guy clip the Griffin family stops by New York to visit ground
zero and the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks.  Peter is confused with the
historical accuracy surrounding the events and Brian has to set him straight on
the issue.  The satire is clear as day.

4. Stewie and Brian Leave the Military

In this Family Guy episode Stewie and Brian get pushed into joining the
military.  They are quickly looking for a way out.  The pair starts by trying to
convince commanders that they are gay, but when that fails they decide to
attempt an honorable discharge and take to shooting each other in the

3. Peter and His Pirates

In this Family Guy episode Peter takes to becoming a pirate.  A British
distributor is transporting a shipment of sugar cane, tobacco, and spices when
Peter and his pirates attack.  A massive battle ensues between the two parties.

2. I'm Just a Prom Night Dumpster Baby

One of the original songs from the show.  It follows the story
of a musically talented prom night dumpster baby.

1. The Freaking FCC

The Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency of the
United States government that regulates what appears on American television.
Family Guy has been pushing the limits set by the FCC since its creation.  In
one of the most famous moments in Family Guy history, Peter, Brian, and
Stewie sing a song to the FCC.  The video is accompanied with some of the
most controversial moments in Family Guy history.  

Honorable Mentions

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Andrew - August 22, 2009 at 10:18 AM
You forgot Peter fighting the chicken....twice.

Bryan - August 22, 2009 at 12:05 PM
Ya, the chicken fights are hilarious, good call.
Lucas - September 13 at 7:53 PM

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