Family Guy (1999)

Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and taking over the world), Meg (the oldest, and is the most unpopular girl in town) and Chris (the middle kid, he's not very bright but has a passion for movies). The final member of the family is Brian - a talking dog and much more than a pet, he keeps Stewie in check whilst sipping Martinis and sorting through his own life issues.

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Writing:
  • Seth MacFarlane
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
metacritic icon 7.5/10
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  • Release Date: 1999-01-31
  • Language: En
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 22 minutes
  • Company : -
  • Views: 1543

Family Guy - Season 9 Episode List

  • Family Guy - And Then There Were Fewer Wiki Reviews

    Episode 1 - And Then There Were Fewer

    Release Date: 2010-09-25

    In this murder mystery special, The Griffins as well as all the other major characters become trapped in a mansion while they are killed off one by one.

  • Family Guy - Excellence in Broadcasting Wiki Reviews

    Episode 2 - Excellence in Broadcasting

    Release Date: 2010-10-02

    "Excellence in Broadcasting" is the second episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on October 3, 2010. The episode features anthropomorphic dog Brian, an adamant liberal, confronting conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh at a book signing in Quahog, and ultimately having a political change of heart when Limbaugh convinces him to read his latest book. Brian eventually decides to become a devoted member of the Republican Party, and soon begins criticizing liberals. This leads Brian to become roommates with Limbaugh, and begins following him everywhere, before Limbaugh convinces Brian of his true political convictions. The episode was written by Patrick Meighan and directed by John Holmquist. It received mixed reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references, in addition to receiving both praise and criticism from conservative news outlets. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 7.94 million homes in its original airing. As well as Limbaugh, the episode featured guest performances by Gary Cole, Christine Lakin, Phil LaMarr, Shelley Long, Nana Visitor and Rainn Wilson, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. "Excellence in Broadcasting" was released on DVD along with three other episodes from the season on December 13, 2011.

  • Family Guy - Welcome Back Carter Wiki Reviews

    Episode 3 - Welcome Back Carter

    Release Date: 2010-10-09

    After Peter catches Carter having an affair, he is forced into keeping a secret. But when Peter accidentally spills the beans, Lois' mom demands a divorce, and Peter is in charge of Carter's return to bachelorhood.

  • Family Guy - Halloween on Spooner Street Wiki Reviews

    Episode 4 - Halloween on Spooner Street

    Release Date: 2010-11-06

    Peter and Joe team up to execute a series of painful and humiliating Halloween pranks on unsuspecting family, friends and neighbors. While Brian shows Stewie the ropes of trick-or-treating, Meg sets out to attend her first high school Halloween party with high hopes for the evening.

  • Family Guy - Baby, You Knock Me Out Wiki Reviews

    Episode 5 - Baby, You Knock Me Out

    Release Date: 2010-11-13

    "Baby, You Knock Me Out" is the fifth episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on November 14, 2010. The episode follows housewife Lois after she is convinced to become a championship boxer. As she continues fighting, however, she eventually decides to go into retirement, only to be challenged by the top ranked fighter in all of Rhode Island. Deciding to accept the challenge, Lois faces the fight of her life, causing her to unleash pent-up anger. The episode was written by Alex Carter and directed by Julius Wu. It received mostly positive reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 7.00 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Luke Adams, Carrie Fisher and Nicole Sullivan, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. It was first announced at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International.

  • Family Guy - Brian Writes a Bestseller Wiki Reviews

    Episode 6 - Brian Writes a Bestseller

    Release Date: 2010-11-20

    "Brian Writes a Bestseller" is the sixth episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It premiered on Fox in the United States on November 21, 2010. "Brian Writes a Bestseller" follows anthropomorphic dog Brian after he publishes a self-help book that becomes an immediate success, following the failure of his novel, Faster Than the Speed of Love. Once he hires Stewie as his publicist, however, Brian becomes increasingly self-centered, and fires him when he continues to botch his schedule. However, when Brian goes on Real Time with Bill Maher, he ends up getting a wake-up call from Maher himself. The episode was written by Gary Janetti and directed by Joseph Lee. It received high praise from critics for its storyline and many cultural references. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 6.59 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Dana Gould, Arianna Huffington, Christine Lakin, Bill Maher, Katie Sah and Ashley Tisdale, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. It was first announced at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International. The plot may be unintentionally based on the real-life 1969 romance novel hoax Naked Came the Stranger, which was deliberately poorly written by 24 coauthors in an attempt to make a commentary on the literary content of the top-selling books of their time. The average reader completely missed this point and the book became a top-seller itself.

  • Family Guy - Road to the North Pole Wiki Reviews

    Episode 7 - Road to the North Pole

    Release Date: 2010-12-11

    "Road to the North Pole" is the seventh episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. Directed by Greg Colton and co-written by Chris Sheridan and Danny Smith, the episode originally aired on Fox in the United States on December 12, 2010. In "Road to the North Pole", two of the show's main characters, baby Stewie and anthropomorphic dog Brian, who are voiced by series creator Seth MacFarlane, go on an adventure to the North Pole in an attempt to kill Santa Claus. They eventually discover a dreary, polluting factory full of disease-ridden elves and carnivorous, feral reindeer, along with a sickly, exhausted Santa who begs to be killed. Stewie and Brian take pity on him, however, and decide to fulfill Christmas by delivering gifts to the entire globe, albeit unsuccessfully. The "Road to" episodes which have aired throughout various seasons of Family Guy were inspired by the Road to... comedy films starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour, though this episode was not originally conceived as a "Road to" show. The episode is the second Family Guy Christmas special after the season three episode, "A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas", also written by Danny Smith. It was first announced at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International.

  • Family Guy - New Kidney in Town Wiki Reviews

    Episode 8 - New Kidney in Town

    Release Date: 2011-01-08

    Peter needs a new kidney after his energy-drink addiction causes renal failure. Meanwhile, Chris is chosen to introduce United States President Barack Obama at his school after winning an essay contest. Trouble is, Meg wrote the essay.

  • Family Guy - And I'm Joyce Kinney Wiki Reviews

    Episode 9 - And I'm Joyce Kinney

    Release Date: 2011-01-15

    "And I'm Joyce Kinney" is the ninth episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on January 16, 2011. The episode follows housewife Lois after she becomes close friends with the local news anchor Joyce Kinney. In an attempt to become closer, the two decide to get drinks together, and reveal their darkest secrets. Wanting to fit in, Lois reveals her participation in a pornographic film when she was in college, with Joyce promising to keep her revelation a secret. The next day, Kinney unveils the story on the local news, much to the anger of Lois, who quickly becomes shunned by the entire town. The episode was written by Alec Sulkin and directed by Dominic Bianchi. It received mixed reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 7.08 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Kirker Butler, Colin Ford, Christine Lakin, Rachael MacFarlane, Helen Reddy and Jennifer Tilly, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. "And I'm Joyce Kinney" was one of five episodes submitted for consideration for an Emmy Award in the "Outstanding Comedy Series" category in 2011.

  • Family Guy - Friends of Peter G. Wiki Reviews

    Episode 10 - Friends of Peter G.

    Release Date: 2011-02-12

    "Friends of Peter G." is the twelfth episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It aired on Fox in the United States on February 13, 2011. The episode follows Peter and Brian as they are forced to join Alcoholics Anonymous, due to their excessive drinking, much to their chagrin. Soon, however, Peter crashes his car while driving home drunk, and is approached by Death, who shows him what his life will be like if he continues to drink alcohol, as well if he had never drunk at all. The episode was written by Brian Scully and directed John Holmquist. It received mostly mixed reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 5.99 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by H. Jon Benjamin, Adam Carolla, Carrie Fisher, Phil LaMarr, Jessica Stroup and Laura Vandervoort, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. It was first announced at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International.

  • Family Guy - German Guy Wiki Reviews

    Episode 11 - German Guy

    Release Date: 2011-02-19

    "German Guy" is the 13th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on February 20, 2011. The episode follows high school student Chris Griffin, as he attempts to find a new hobby. He soon comes across a puppeteer named Franz, who befriends Chris and introduces him to his vast collection of puppets. Meanwhile, Chris' neighbor, Herbert, tries to warn him of Franz's past as a Nazi during World War II, but his attempts are largely unsuccessful. The episode was written by Patrick Meighan and directed by Cyndi Tang. It received mostly mixed reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 6.57 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Ralph Garman and Alan Tudyk, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series.

  • Family Guy - The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair Wiki Reviews

    Episode 12 - The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair

    Release Date: 2011-03-05

    "The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair" is the 12th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on March 6, 2011. The episode follows high school student Meg as she attempts to look after her handicapped neighbor, Joe, after his wife, Bonnie, has to leave town temporarily to visit her ailing father. Meg soon becomes infatuated with Joe, however, causing him to become nervous, and approach Meg's parents. Meanwhile, baby Stewie inadvertently creates a truly evil clone of himself who rampages through Quahog before ultimately attempting to kill Stewie and his anthropomorphic dog Brian. The episode was written by Tom Devanney and directed by Brian Iles. It received mostly positive reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references, in addition to receiving criticism from the Parents Television Council. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 6.32 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Dee Bradley Baker, Colin Ford, Patrick Stewart and Jennifer Tilly, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. It was first announced at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International.

  • Family Guy - Trading Places Wiki Reviews

    Episode 13 - Trading Places

    Release Date: 2011-03-19

    "Trading Places" is the 13th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on March 20, 2011. The episode follows the Griffin family as they decide to switch roles, in order to teach each other a lesson about responsibility, with father Peter and mother Lois becoming the children, and son Chris and daughter Meg becoming the parents of the household. They each discover hardships in their new roles, however, as the switch causes a strain on the family's relationship, and eventually resulting in the ultimate consequence. The episode was written by Steve Callaghan and directed by Joseph Lee. It received mostly positive reviews from critics for its storyline and many cultural references. According to Nielsen ratings, it was viewed in 6.55 million homes in its original airing. The episode featured guest performances by Gary Cole, Nina Dobrev, Carrie Fisher, Rachael MacFarlane, Laura Vandervoort and Lisa Wilhoit, along with several recurring guest voice actors for the series. "Trading Places" was one of five episodes submitted for consideration for an Emmy Award in the "Outstanding Comedy Series" category in 2011.

  • Family Guy - Tiegs for Two Wiki Reviews

    Episode 14 - Tiegs for Two

    Release Date: 2011-04-09

    When the local dry cleaner loses Peter’s favorite white shirt, he goes ballistic. Meanwhile, Brian tries to score on a date with a new friend, Denise (guest voice Stroup), but ends up striking out.

  • Family Guy - Brothers & Sisters Wiki Reviews

    Episode 15 - Brothers & Sisters

    Release Date: 2011-04-16

    "Brothers & Sisters" is the 15th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It aired on Fox in the United States on April 17, 2011. This episode follows Lois' sister Carol Pewterschmidt who turns to the Griffins after her ninth husband ended their relationship. She eventually goes on a date with Mayor Adam West and seeks to marry him, much to Lois' doubt given Carol's past relationship troubles. The episode was written by Alex Carter and directed by Julius Wu. This episode marks the second appearance of Carol, Lois's sister. However, Carol Kane does not reprise her role of Carol. Instead, actress Julie Hagerty provides the voice of Carol.

  • Family Guy - The Big Bang Theory Wiki Reviews

    Episode 16 - The Big Bang Theory

    Release Date: 2011-05-07

    "The Big Bang Theory" is the 16th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It aired on Fox in the United States on May 8, 2011. This episode follows Stewie and Brian on their quest to stop Stewie's evil half-brother Bertram from going back in time to the Renaissance period and killing Leonardo da Vinci, who is a part of Stewie's ancestry, in order to prevent Stewie's existence. The episode was written by David A. Goodman and directed by Dominic Polcino.

  • Family Guy - Foreign Affairs Wiki Reviews

    Episode 17 - Foreign Affairs

    Release Date: 2011-05-14

    "Foreign Affairs" is the 17th episode of the ninth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It aired on Fox in the United States on May 15, 2011. The episode was titled "Games People Play" in the UK for BBC Three. In the episode, Bonnie and Lois take a little trip to Paris where Bonnie crosses the line. The episode was written by Anthony Blasucci and Mike Desilets, and directed by Pete Michels.

  • Family Guy - It's a Trap! Wiki Reviews

    Episode 18 - It's a Trap!

    Release Date: 2011-05-21

    In this spectacular and offensively uproarious final chapter, Luke Skywalker (Chris) and Princess Leia (Lois) must travel to Tatooine to free Han Solo (Peter) by infiltrating the wretched stronghold of Jabba the Hutt (Joe), the galaxy's most loathsome and dreadful gangster. Reunited, the Rebels team up with a tribe of Ewoks to combat the Imperial forces on the forest moon of Endor. Meanwhile the Emperor (Carter Pewterschmidt) and Darth Vader (Stewie) conspire to turn Luke to the dark side, and young Skywalker is determined to rekindle the spirit of the Jedi within his father. The Galactic Civil War has never been more outrageous, as the Rebel forces gather to attack the seemingly defenseless and incomplete second Death Star in the battle that will determine the fate of the galaxy.

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