Well, that was uncomfortable.
Really, that's the best way to describe this episode of Family Guy , " Friends Without Benefits ".
Start with Meg’s arc: she’s weirdly obsessed with this one guy, lampshaded as a new character who is unlikely to show up More »
A running joke on and around Family Guy has been that it’s basically a rip-off of The Simpsons . In particular, a similar thread between the two shows is the idea of a patriarch who can act like a thoughtless jerk, but then be redeemed because he had good More »
Lois had a midlife crisis this week on “Family Guy,” to relatively amusing effect as she got a makeover , hair extensions, a lower-back tat and a series of hootchie-mama outfits, in the aptly-titled “Lois Comes out of Her Shell.” Mistaking her sadness More »
I know Family Guy , like many Fox animated comedies, is meant to be something silly that can be watched at random, perfect for casual viewers and syndication purposes. But " Joe's Revenge " shows that there’s no reason why it can’t still be intelligently- More »
For its 201st episode, “Family Guy” finally showed how Joe really was crippled in “Joe’s Revenge.” Turns out he was working undercover and when he was exposed- a ginormous tape recorder strapped awkwardly to his chest in an amusing visual pun- the man More »
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 make more sense- cert 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.
The setup has More »