Family Guy

The Book of Joe - S13-E2

New this month Continuity mistake: Brian breaks his left leg at the race. Next scene the cast is on his right leg.

Underage Peter - S14-E14

Plot hole: They're in the Clam complaining that they can't drink when they make the revelation that Brian can because he's technically 56. But Quagmire should be able to drink, as in a much earlier episode, he's revealed to be over 60.

Patriot Games - S4-E20

Factual error: The family stays briefly in a British apartment, however the plug sockets displayed are US standard, not UK.

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A Fish Out of Water - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: Lois and Meg take the red car for their vacation at the spa, but while they are gone, Peter is seen driving it a few times.

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The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: While the Griffin family are at the Heimlich maneuver class, there is a scene where Stewie is talking to a doll and putting his clothes on. You can see that he has no shoes on but when he sticks his feet through the pant leg holes, shoes suddenly come out of the pants and he has his shoes on.

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Death Has a Shadow - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Brian's newspaper's name changes from "Daily Informant" to "Daily Tim...". The newspaper also turns upside down between the two shots. (00:11:15)

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From Method to Madness - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: While Stewie and Olivia are performing, Olivia is wearing a light purple dress. After the performance, when Stewie and Olivia are sitting on the piano talking to their teacher, Olivia's dress and hair bow changes from purple to blue in between shots. She is also wearing dark red lipstick instead of none at all.

Blind Ambition - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Peter and the chicken are fighting, everything in the road vanishes instantly.

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Baby Not On Board - S7-E4

Plot hole: Stewie gets out of the car seat and goes back to bed, leaving the blanket at the bottom of the seat. When they get to New York, Lois goes to get him out and realises he's gone. But when they started the trip the blanket was covering the entire seat to make it look like Stewie was still in it. So who ever "covered" him up knew he wasn't in the seat before they set off. (00:13:45)

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And Then There Were Fewer - S9-E1

Continuity mistake: When everyone is in the dining room at the dinner table, the order of where everyone sits changes between shots. In all moments where it shows everyone sitting, the order is Priscilla, Derek, Jillian, Mort, Muriel, and Carl. But in one shot, the order is Priscilla, Derek, Jillian, Muriel, Mort, Carl.

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Road to Germany - S7-E3

Continuity mistake: After getting the uranium, Stewie places it in the time pad and then puts the pad in his jacket pocket. After being confronted by Hitler who promises to spare them if they sing a musical number, Mort interrupts them, and it's seen that he is now standing on the time pad.

The Courtship of Stewie's Father - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: After "Herbert the Pervert" leaves the Griffins' house, the size of the couch in relation to Chris changes distinctly between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the opening theme when Lois and Peter are at the piano, when the series first started the pictures on the back wall are indecipherable but as the series progresses the pictures show Stewie, Meg and Chris's faces.

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Suggested correction: This is because the series starts in 1999, when Family Guy is was just standard definition TV. The animators didn't bother to draw the pictures, as they're only a part of the background, and is not really that important, as the video quality is in SD. When the series began to look a lot more clearer (and closer to HD), the animators decided to draw the pictures a lot more clearer and recognizable.

Agreed. This is like comparing the Simpsons' opening from '92 to '18. As technology progresses so does animation.

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Also, an animated series is typically not given much of a budget until it has proven itself to be a hit and thus worthy of a bigger budget from the network upon which it airs; this is also evident when you compare early episodes of other series such as South Park, American Dad, King Of The Hill, etc. to those from later seasons.

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Precisely. A network isn't going to funnel money into something that could sink in the ratings. That's why many shows are contracted for a couple of episodes before a full season is commissioned.

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Lois Kills Stewie (2) - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: Stewie forces Lois to breastfeed him, and she undoes her shirt. As Brian and Lois argue about who is going to test her milk, Cleveland barges in and is shot. When Lois jumps up, her shirt is buttoned again, with no time for her to do it.

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Death Has a Shadow - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Peter is testifying in court, the microphone on the witness stand disappears in the shots from the judge's point of view.

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Death Has a Shadow - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Stewie tries to get his mind control device back from the kitchen. The cupboard door is open when he falls. In the very next shot, Lois turns the light on in the kitchen, and we see the door has closed without anyone touching it. It is open again after that. (00:09:50)

Petarded - S4-E6

Other mistake: During the Vagina Monologues show, the pair of legs casts a shadow but the microphone stand doesn't. (00:00:45)

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Perfect Castaway - S4-E12

Factual error: In the very beginning of Perfect Castaway, when Peter is talking to his workers and telling them he's going to have to "put them down", he pulls out a shotgun and four shells. He puts two shells in each barrel, but then continues to shoot 5 times when they jump in the water. First of all the shotgun is a double-barreled, break action type shotgun, so Peter should only have been able to put two shells in it. Second of all, even if he could put two shells in each barrel, he would only be able to fire it four times.

Untitled Griffin Family History - S4-E27

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Al Cowlings and his "trusty white bronco" help the Griffins escape, his white horse changes color to light brown during the passing view then changes back to white in the following overhead view.

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Brian Does Hollywood (2) - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: As Peter and Lois take Stewie to the hotel, as we first see Peter, he has on a blue suit. The next scene we see him, he has on a black suit. Then, as they get called in the room, he has his usual on: green pants and a white shirt.

Lois: Hello?
Peter: I can't take the trash out today, I'm working late at the office.
Lois: The caller ID says you're calling from the kitchen. In fact I can see you.
Peter: [Edging sideways.] OK, can you see me now?
Lois: No.
Peter: Now I am at the office.

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Trivia: The voices of Brian, Stewie and Peter (as well as other minor characters) are all voiced by the creator, Seth Macfarlane.

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