Fun Facts About Family Guy you may not know


  1. Family Guy was inspired by Larry & Steve, who Peter and Brian were based on.
  2. The Chicken that fights Peter is called Ernie.
  3. Every episode of Family Guy since the start includes at least one character saying ‘What The Hell!’.
  4. It takes an entire year for an episode to go live on air, so the team make several at a time.
  5. Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher who played Princess Leia is the voice behind Peter’s Boss Angela.
  6. The entire Family Guy franchise is worth £1.2 Billion.
  7. Lois started life as a blonde before becoming a permanent red head.
  8. Chris’s voice is based on Buffalo Bill from Silence of the Lambs.
  9. Quagmire is left handed
  10.  The first ever episode of Family Guy still remains the most watched in the US with over 22 million viewers tuning in. It was played right after the super bowl so that may explain a few things.  With episodes and reruns all around the world we’re sure there’s more.
  11.  In 2013 Brian was killed of in Family Guy, replaced by an Italian dog which no one liked, to then be resurrected due to angry fans and a petition.
  12.  It costs £1.3 million to make a single episode of Family Guy.
  13.  Stewie’s first words were ‘Damn You, Vile Woman!’.
  14. In the UK new Family Guy episodes from spring 2016 will be shown on ITV2 and no longer BBC3, but they will still shown older episodes.