When Family Guy has a special episode (not to be confused with a “very special episode” like Blossom ), the show doesn’t suffer from the marked change in structure or tone. If anything, episodes like " Yug Ylimaf " shine because they break through the mon more
In the landmark 200th episode, “Family Guy” went back to the time-travel well yet again- and what do you know, there’s still water in that old well yet. Granted, the episode, cheekily-titled “Yug Ylimaf” - try it backwards & it’ll ma more
This week’s Family Guy , " The Old Man and the Big 'C' " had plenty going for it in theory: goofy moments, some funny lines and a selection of amusing cutaways, but it left me questioning the way episodes like these tend to be structured.
For the penultimate episode of “Family Guy” before next week’s benchmark 200th episode hour-long extravaganza MacFarlane and Co. coasted a bit, but it was still a mildly enjoyable show. In the cheekily-titled “The Old Man and the more
Family Guy this week decided to tackle one of the sacred cows of the television industry, the one that dictates what the networks keep on the air and choose to cancel: the Nielsen ratings system. " Ratings Guy " posits that Nielsen families are basi more
With a show centering on the Griffins becoming a Nielsen family, you’d expect the pop culture references to fly fast and furious, but once again, there was a welcome bit of restraint in the latest episode, “Ratings Guy.” That’s not to say there more
What drives a person to climb Mount Everest? Is it the thrill of conquering what few have conquered? To go as high as one man can go? To stick it in the face of some hoity-toity rich family? If you're the Griffins, it's that last reason, and the premise o more
You know, it’s kind of remarkable how much we as viewers take for granted how much more they can get away with on TV these days than they could back in the day. I mean, there actually was a time in which I could be legitimately shocked by something I saw more