After 20 years, Family Guy is celebrating their 20 biggest hits with this DVD compilation of the show's episodes with hit song numbers. Yes, it's as cringey as it sounds, especially if you already own the DVDs otherwise, but hey, if you love the musical numbers than this is the collection for you! The collection boasts a bunch of extras, too, so maybe it's not just double what's already in your DVD collection.
I love a list as much as the next person and this list of things we missed from Family Guy definitely got me thinking. It contains a bunch of fun Easter eggs, factoids and other tidbits about the show that I've honestly never even known or forgotten along the way.
Did the Griffins forget to send you a holiday card this year? That's okay, you can totally check out their card, complete with Brian's sauced up eggnog and Chris's finger in his nose, on the show's Twitter feed. There are several other goodies there worth seeing, too, like your "present" from Peter. Trust us, it's not to be missed.
It's so easy for all of the feels regarding Carrie Fisher to pop up randomly, what with so much Star Wars merchandise, advertising and culture in general afoot. As much as the geek culture saturation is so exciting for those of us who used to hide our comic books in our math books to read at school, it's also always there, and we won't stop missing Leia anytime soon.
At only 17 seconds, the deleted scene from season 16 of Family Guy isn't Lord of the Rings worthy in terms of how much content it adds to already-aired episodes, but it's still a fun piece of bonus content that's now available online given that the season is out on DVD. You can click to watch the bonus animation here to see how Stewie thinks it's important to maintain his core health.
Did you hear the news? Hulu has acquired exclusive streaming rights for Family Guy. That means if you want to catch all of the old episodes you'll have to get an account, which, at less than $8 per month, is a steal, especially if you can watch any episode you want at any time. It's even better than having the DVDs since you don't even have to get up to switch them to find your favorite episodes; you just surf through and pick them from the lineup.
Water bears are a big thing in my house. We even joke that Sally, our cat so fluffy she has no neck, is one, calling her "Tardigrade," among other things. Family Guy featured a new character last night known as Vernon the Water Bear, and if you didn't already hear, Kyrie Irving, point guard of the Boston Celtics, voiced the character! Of course, the tardigrades in the episode aren't nearly as cute as the real thing; in fact, they look like pink, fleshy monsters more than anything else, but they're pretty funny.
It's not like there are a million musical numbers on Family Guy, but there are enough for us all to have our absolute favorites. The theme song itself is a musical number, so technically there's one in each episode, but many episodes don't have a number outside that one. Still, they are often the funniest moments of the show.
Peter Griffin as the White House Press Secretary? Honestly it sounds pretty reasonable given the events of the last two years. In fact, it could even be an improvement: we could at least blame all the chaos on a cartoon character, or at least have some rhyme and reason for all of it. This season of Family Guy is set to feature two episodes featuring Donald Trump, who is to witness Peter Griffin on the news, think he's just GREAT and hire him to be the new White House Press Secretary.
They were iconic well before they voiced characters on the show, and the loss of Adam West and Carrie Fisher struck the geek community hard. Losing Leia after discovering that she became a general and had much to teach us yet was especially difficult.