Barely one full day after the tragic events of the Boston Marathon bombings, and already a tasteless parody video has begun to make the rounds, splicing together several different clips from FOX's long-running animation titan 'Family Guy' to make it appear as if a March 17 episode predicted yesterday's attacks. While the video makes the rounds, series creator and animation magnate Seth MacFarlane has issued his own statement denouncing the hoax.
Recent Oscars host and animation magnate Seth MacFarlane might be branching out into live-action TV, but not everything about the 'Ted' creator's latest work will feel unfamiliar. After years of voicing Chris Griffin on MacFarlane's FOX flagship 'Family Guy' and taking playful potshots at one another with regard to 'Robot Chicken,' Seth Green has officially joined the cast of MacFarlane's upcoming live-action sitcom 'Dads.' Find out what brings the Seths together inside!
One thing that was missing from the 2013 Oscars ceremony was Peter Griffin -- although, that might have been a good thing. Seth MacFarlane has summoned his 'Family Guy' persona many times before in public appearances, but when he hosted the Oscars this Sunday, he managed to restrain himself. However, if you were watching the show in RI and managed to leave the TV on for the proceeding ABC 6 news segment, you would have seen the real-life Peter Griffin, or rather the man on whom MacFarlane based the cartoon character.
For a season of ‘Family Guy‘ that's already featured Johnny Depp reprising the iconic role of Edward Scissorhands, you'd think the celebrity quotient would have been met. Not so! After appearing once as himself as well as in Seth MacFarlane’s feature-film debut ‘Ted,’ Ryan Reynolds makes his second 'Family Guy' appearance with this Sunday's "Jesus, Mary and Joseph," guesting as the son of God you never knew. Are you ready to meet Ryan Reynolds, your lord and savior in the latest clip?
It may have only taken ten years, but it looks like the playful rivalry between 'The Simpsons' and its sort of spiritual successor 'Family Guy' may finally be put to rest. While both FOX series have taken playful shots at one another over the years, the bridge has finally been built as 'Family Guy' creator and voice-artist Seth MacFarlane will lend his voice to an upcoming 'Simpsons' episode! Who might the golden-voiced 'Guy' play, and what does it have to do with 'Downton Abbey?'
Whether or not you've kept up with the series in the last ten years, it's hard to believe there was ever a time when 'Family Guy' was in danger of cancellation. Now past 200 episodes and with Seth MacFarlane's star ever on the rise, the series can attract just about any guest star it wants! Case in point, did you ever think Johnny Depp would make an appearance reprising the classic character of Edward Scissorhands? Check out a first look inside!
This Sunday, 'Family Guy' will reach the honor esteemed for any TV series, let alone animation, debuting its 200th episode with "Yug Ylimaf." The outing will see Stewie Griffin's time machine going haywire, reversing the flow of time itself and winding back through 'Family Guy's' critically-acclaimed, and often controversial history. But with 200 episodes under their belt, and having survived one cancellation already, is it time for 'Family Guy' to throw in the towel? Creator Seth MacFarlane weighs in.
People have been saying since the very beginning of 'Family Guy' all the way back in 1999 that it took pages from the original iconic cartoon family 'The Simpsons,' and the latest coincidence is only going to give them more ammunition. 'The Simpsons' season 24 premiere will boast some impressive star-power by returning 5 of Bart's former flames with celebrity voices, and now 'Family Guy' is set to do the same for Brian. When will the episode air, and who will be the ghosts of girlfriends past?
Just when you thought the next season of 'Family Guy' couldn't get any weirder after recruiting Johnny Depp to reprise the iconic role of Edward Scissorhands, they go and pull a holy hat trick. After an initial appearance as himself a year ago, and making a cameo in Seth MacFarlane's feature-film debut 'Ted,' Ryan Reynolds will make his third appearance for the animation mogul on 'Family Guy.' But who will he be playing exactly, and when will it air?