• Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

    On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not everyone is celebrating the union of the Simpson and Griffin families. The Parents Television Council, lead by president Tim Winter, is

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    The Simpsons Family Guy cross-over trailer with Homer Simpson, Peter Griffin: Watch 5 minutes now!

    Peter Griffin meets Homer Simpson and the rest of the yellow-skinned family in an epic cross-over episode of The Simpsons this Fall. Fox released a five-minute trailer for the episode at the San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend. The Family Guy folks find themselves lost in Springfield and becoming friendly with the Simpsons while indulging in a series of meta jokes. Typical Simpsons humor ensues, as Bart teaches Stewie how

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    How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development, Big Bang Theory and more! TV’s greatest catchphrases in one video supercut

    From modern comedy hits like How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory and Arrested Development to iconic comedy shows like Good Times, Happy Days and Everybody Loves Raymond the concept of the catchphrase is one firmly embedded in the success of those shows. So, it’s with great pleasure we peeped this new, massive supercut of TV’s Greatest Catchphrases. In less than five short minutes, we – and now

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    Simpsons and Family Guy crossover coming to Fox

    Homer Simpson, meet Peter Griffin. At their upfront presentation to advertisers on Monday, Fox exec Kevin Reilly announced that The Simpsons and Family Guy will (finally) appear together in a crossover show. The Simpson family will appear on a one-hour episode of Family Guy in September in an episode called “The Simpsons Guy”. The two powerhouse animated comedies will be one of several “eventizing” efforts that Fox has planned. If

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    Family Guy resurrects dead character

    Warning: This article contains spoilers, if there’s such a thing as spoilers on Family Guy. For all of those who freaked out and signed petitions, you can relax. Seth MacFarlane and the writers of Fox’s Family Guy appeared in last night’s holiday-themed episode ‘Christmas Guy.’ How did they resurrect the pooch who was killed in a car accident weeks ago? With the help of his new dog Vinny, Stewie uses

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    Family Guy mobile video game will be released next year

    If you’re tired of simply watching Family Guy on television, next year you’ll be able to play a mobile video game version thereof. Available for iPhones and Androids, the game’s storyline will borrow from the 212 existing Family Guy episodes and will directly be influenced by real-life current events, according to The Wrap. There’s no word on whether recently dead (or is he dead?) pet dog Brian will make an

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    Change.org petition supporters want Family Guy dog back and also people are crazy

    Change.org is known for featuring meaningful petitions for justice, medical care or even renaming a New York street after George Carlin. Occasionally, dumb and pointless petitions gain traction. After Family Guy writers killed off martini-drinking dog Brian on Sunday, a petition on Change.org has gone up demanding that Seth MacFarlane and Fox bring Brian Griffin back to life. “Brian Griffin was an important part of our viewing experince[sic]. He added

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    Family Guy dog Brian Griffin is dead

    Television mourned an unexpected death last night. On the Family Guy episode titled “Life of Brian,” Brian Griffin, the beloved martini-drinking dog on Fox’s hit animated comedy, passed away. As he was setting up a street hockey net, he was hit by a reckless driver. Brian gives a heartfelt thank you to his family before drifting away at the vet’s office. The Griffins mourned the loss…before coming home with a

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    The Simpsons will welcome Comedy Central show Futurama for a crossover episode

    The Simpsons are one busy family. Not only will they be making a visit to the Griffin household in a Family Guy appearance, but they will also be the host of the Futurama crew in an episode crossover. At The Simpsons Comic-Con panel this past weekend, showrunner Al Jean revealed the plans to create the crossover episode with Futurama creator Matt Groening. Jean described the plot to Entertainment Weekly: “Bender

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    Sexually charged Family Guy ad mocks Lena Dunham’s show Girls, Emmy Awards (Photo)

    Family Guy is purposely embroiled in controversy once again– this time because of the release of its latest “For Your Consideration” ad. As part of their Emmy campaign, Fox dropped a Girls-inspired spoof. After last year’s ad, which was rejected by The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, it was no surprise that their ad this year would be one for the books. In spoofing Girls, they are taking a direct jab

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    Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

    Color us excited! Conan O’Brien will be guest starring on next season’s Family Guy. O’Brien, who’s already done voice cameos on Robot Chicken and The Simpsons, will be playing himself. When Peter and Quagmire discover their talents they form the vocal duo “Griffin and Quagmire” and make an appearance on his show. Unsurprisingly, chaos ensues. O’Brien’s role seems an apt follow-up to his appearance on the fourth season of Arrested

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    Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

    In response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon (see Patton Oswalt’s response) on Monday, that, as of this writing, has left three dead and 183 injured, Fox has pulled a recent episode of Family Guy that depicts multiple deaths at the Boston Marathon. Originally airing on March 17, the episode features a flashback scene wherein character Peter Griffin is seen running over runners at the Boston Marathon with his

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    Seth MacFarlane working on live-action show for Fox and ‘Ted’ sequel

    This summer gave us quite a few surprises at the box office, but none more so than the $408 million live-action Seth MacFarlane comedy Ted. On the heels of flick’s success, co-writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild once again will team up with the Family Guy creator for a new series on Fox, the network home to MacFarlane’s shows, rounded out by American Dad and The Cleveland Show. The untitled

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    Win the ‘Family Guy’ Volume Ten three-disc set from Laughspin!

    We have quite the treat for you, dear Laughspinners. On Sept. 25, Family Guy: Volume 10 will be available in stores and online for the fair price of $40 ($30 if you Amazon that shit). But we have three, thick, glistening copies to toss your way– for ZERO DOLLARS. In addition to the 14 episodes, you’ll be getting a ass-load of bonus features throughout the three-disc set: Disc 1: •

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    Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

    Al Jean, executive producer of The Simpsons, addressed a letter to the Television Academy in protest of Community’s Emmy nomination in the category of “Best Animated Program.” Community has gained this nomination because of its special episode, “Digital Estate Planning,” where its characters were rendered into 8-bit video game form. This is the second year Community has been nominated in this category. Many influential animators like Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy),

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