Ten fun facts about Family Guy
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The show is set in the fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island, and oftens lampoon American culture.
The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their anthropomorphic pet dog Brian.
Family Guy has been nominated for 12 Primetime Emmy Awards and 11 Annie Awards, and has won three of each.
The family was conceived by MacFarlane after developing two animated films, The Life of Larry and Larry & Steve. MacFarlane redesigned the films’ protagonist, Larry, and his dog, Steve, and renamed them Peter and Brian, respectively.Fact 5
Seth MacFarlane voices three of the show's main characters: Peter Griffin, Brian Griffin, and Stewie Griffin.Fact 6
In 2009, it was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, the first time an animated series was nominated for the award since The Flintstones in 1961.Fact 7
Living with the family is Brian, the family dog, who is highly anthropomorphized, drinks martinis, and engages in human conversation, though he is still considered a pet in many respects.Fact 8
Peter is an Irish-American Catholic with a distinct Rhode Island and Eastern Massachusetts accent. He is married to Lois, a stay-at-home mother and piano teacher who, as member of the Pewterschmidt family of wealthy socialites, has a prominent New England accent.Fact 9
The youngest in the family is Stewie, the diabolical infant son of ambiguous sexual orientation who has adult mannerisms and uses stereotypical archvillain phrases.Fact 10
Many celebrities such as Robert Downey Jr., Lauren Conrad, and Dwayne Johnson have admitted that they are fans of the show. Click here for more entertainment facts ❯
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