Family Guy Review: The King of King of Kings

Family Guy has done Christmas episodes before – maybe nothing quite to the degree of American Dad’s insane Christmas episodes, but they’ve certainly been standouts. This year, the show combines its Christmas tradition with another one: its telling of stories with the cast playing the roles of other people. This time, it's a satirical take on the birth of Jesus on "Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!"

Really, it felt a little predictable. Plenty of crude references were made to the fact that Joseph may have been dating the attractive Mary, though she was still a virgin – though it’s implied they did other things. Joking references to the culture of Biblical times were made. There were "Cher is old" jokes, for some reason. Various members of the cast appeared in a wide variety of Biblical roles. There were laughs, but it was pretty light satire. Read More...


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