It's a who's who of comedy giants that have influenced a generation. This is an obvious one. Family Guy has their core cast of characters, but it doesn't even come close to the number of memorable characters that The Simpsons has introduced over the years. Peter reacts angrily and they start to fight, which causes the usual chicken-fight mayhem all through Springfield, until they crash into the nuclear power plant.
Data Shared with Third Parties We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties. Archived from on February 26, 2009. Groening created a dysfunctional family and named the characters after members of his own family, substituting Bart for his own name. The Simpsons family is then killed in one-by-one a chain reaction shooting by Glenn.
Family Guy has followed suit over the years with the use of celebrity voices, but never in the same deft and ingenious way or with the same amount of star-studded names as Matt Groening's animated show. Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of our sites. There was just too much self- referential humor and the running gag about the former copying the latter ran too long. Family Guy fans may retort by saying that their show has gags that are just as good, but even one of their most famous gags, in which Peter Griffin and winces and moans about it for almost half a minute without interruption, is a clear rip-off of. Walking through town, they admire the town. Chris and Maggie bond but Brian finds himself stuck with Santa's Little Helper.
They're filthier, sure, but they're also not as clever and not as quotable. As Homer and Peter try to figure out to find the car, their stunts keep backfiring. Seth MacFarlane appeared in the show's 20th anniversary special entitled The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D! Let us know in the comments below. Hasseldorf 4 - Bobby Brown 4 - Harry Ellis 4 - 5 - Candy 6 - Baby 6 - First Step 6 - Jerome 7 - John Viener 7 - Himself 8 - Various 8 - Italian Opera Singer 8 - Kel MacFarlane Barney the Dog Owner 8 - 9 - Sharply Dressed Asian Man 9 - Various 9 - 9 - 9 - Himself live action 10 - Tiffani Amber Thiessen 10 - Latino in Hardhat 11 - Various 11 - Luke 11 - Various 11 - Teen People Editor 11 - Various 12 - Ellen 12 - Black Guy 12 - Estelle Harris 12 - Himself 13 - Little Girl 13 - Randall 13 - Mother Maggie 13 - Anthony 13 - Audition Caller 13 - Julie 13 - Child Doctor 14 - Himself 14 - Angela 14 - Himself 14 - Himself 14 - Himself 14 - Will Shadley Child Singer 14 - Himself 15 - Woods' Daughter 15 - Himself 15 - Himself 15 - Himself 15 - Herself 16 - Some Guy with a Hat 16 - Wally 18 - The Dean 19 - Principal Shepherd 19 - Donna Tubbs 19 - Gus the Bartender 19 - Cleveland, Jr.
The series is a satirical parody of a working-class American lifestyle epitomized by its eponymous family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie Simpson. The family was conceived by Groening shortly before a pitch for a series of animated shorts with the producer James L. Season: 13 Episode: 01 Total Episode Count: 232 Prod. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options.
Both shows have had their fair share of highlights when it comes to musical numbers. Depending on your social media setting, the social media network will have record of this and may display your name or identifier in relation to this action. The show's artistic techniques have become canonical examples of postmodern television production. Nick, Sideshow Bob, Barney Grumble, Chief Wiggum, Ned Flanders, Ralph Wiggum, Moe Szyslak, and Groundskeeper Willie, just to name a few. Peter is at first relieved to find that it's a jury of their peers but Joe points out that they don't see it that way. After a long night of sex with Marge, Homer catches them in the act.
As Peter tries to find the police station, they stop in at the Kwik-E-Mart for a snack. Family Guy has often been accused of being a rip-off of The Simpsons. Now that Generation X is bringing evil post-Millenial spawn into the world, there are three generations that love The Simpsons. As it crashes back to earth, they lose their powers. Please contact us at or at the postal address listed above, attention: Data compliance department. As Homer fights with the they have won, they wreck the plant and they both fall into the reactor, giving them super powers to continue their fight.
Both shows have had a tremendous impact on network television, but the one that seems to have had the most profound impact on the zeitgeist of American culture is The Simpsons. For many celebrities, it's an honor to guest star on The Simpsons. Landing in Springfield Gorge, their final blows nearly finish each other off until the spaceship crushes Homer, at least temporarily. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.
Bart and Stewie do their goodbyes where Stewie points out that he took revenge on all of Bart's enemies. At the police station, Peter tries to report the theft, but is turned away since he doesn't contribute to the police man's ball. The family prepares to leave for Quahog where Peter faces the prospect of finding a new job. The show's thematic resonance even inspired a book on the series' relationship to philosophy.