The BEST Episodes of Family Guy
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2021
Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and taking over the world), Meg (the oldest, and is the most unpopular girl in town) and Chris (the middle kid, he's not very bright but has a passion for movies). The final member of the family is Brian - a talking dog and much more than a pet, he keeps Stewie in check whilst sipping Martinis and sorting through his own life issues.
#1 - Brian Goes Back to College
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 13, 2005
After writing a story for a local magazine, Brian gets a job at The New Yorker.
#2 - Meet the Quagmires
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired May 20, 2007
Death grants Peter's wish to go back in time to 1984 when he was 18, but only for one night. He ends up bailing on a date with Lois to hang out with a movie actress. When he returns to the present, he soon realizes that everything is anything but normal, as he is now married to the former actress, and Lois is with Quagmire. Meanwhile, Stewie, Chris and Meg have also taken on Quagmire's charming characteristics.
#3 - E. Peterbus Unum
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 12, 2000
The town zoning laws won't allow Peter to build a pool in his yard. When he tries to get a permit, he discovers that his property is actually not part of Quahog, and therefore not part of the United States. Armed with this new information, Peter makes his land his own country, calling it Petoria. When Peter gets no respect in the United Nation, he decides to invade Joe's pool, which brings the U.S. Army to his border. The Griffins can only survive so long without water, electricity, heat, or access to the United States, and finally, Lois and the kids leave President Peter, along with Brian, to his third-world country. Peter finally repatriates only a week after seceding.
#4 - Death is a Bitch
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 21, 2000
When Peter tries to get out of paying a doctors bill by faking his own death, he is visited by Death himself, who wants to take Peter away. After Death twists his ankle while chasing Peter, everyone on Earth becomes immortal while death is incapacitated.
#5 - Family Guy Viewer Mail #1
Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 14, 2002
Three stories inspired by viewers' letters: Peter loses his bones, the Griffins gain superpowers, and Peter and his friends appear as Little Rascals.
#6 - Emission Impossible
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 8, 2001
Peter goes with Lois to visit her sister Carole, who is now pregnant, but alone since her husband walked out on her. Carole goes into labor and Peter helps deliver the baby. Caught up in the moment, Peter and Lois decide that they want another baby. Stewie however, does not agree. Stewie does everything possible to keep Peter and Lois away from each other, but when he is locked out of their room, he is forced to take desperate measures. Stewie ends up shrinking himself down to microscopic size and seeking out his sperm-brother inside Peter's body. Instead of trying to kill his unborn brother Stewie and him unite to destroy Lois.
#7 - He's Too Sexy For His Fat
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 27, 2000
Thanks to Brian's embarrassing flea problem the Griffins move into a hotel while the house is fumigated, and Lois and Peter discover that Chris has been skipping gym class because he's self-conscious about his body. Peter tries to talk Chris into getting liposuction, Lois starts preparing him special low-fat meals and Stewie taunts him by eating everything in sight and packing on the baby fat.
#8 - Road to the Multiverse
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 27, 2009
With the help of an out-of-this-world remote control, Stewie and Brian travel through alternate universes, including a post-apocalyptic world and a parallel world run by dogs where humans are pets.
#9 - PTV
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 6, 2005
After a “wardrobe malfunction” occurs during a live broadcast, the FCC begins to censor all of Peter’s favorite shows. As a result, Peter creates his own station, PTV, which broadcasts from the Griffin home. Peter and Brian create their own edgy programming until the FCC shows up to shut down PTV and censor all controversial material in Quahog.
#10 - The Simpsons Guy
Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 2014
The Griffins travel through Springfield, where they meet The Simpsons - who greet their new "albino" friends with open arms. Homer and Peter debate which is the better beer, Bart shows Stewie some classic pranks, Lisa attempts to find Meg's talent, while Marge and Lois become bosom buddies.
#11 - Something, Something, Something, Dark Side
Season 8 - Episode 20 - Aired May 23, 2010
Peter makes good on another power outage at home--by entertaining his family with a retelling of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Newcomers to the story include Mort as Lando Calrissian, Chris' boss Carl as Yoda, and the Giant Chicken as the nefarious Boba Fett.
#12 - Blue Harvest
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2007
Peter retells the story of Star Wars in this hour-long episode of Family Guy. When Princess Leia is captured by the evil Darth Vader the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 escape to the planet Tatooine to find help from the Rebel Alliance. There they encounter Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca and Obi-Wan Kenobi who infiltrate the Death Star then rescue the captive princess from the Death Star and return to aid the Rebellion in its fight against the Galactic Empire.
#13 - And Then There Were Fewer
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2010
In this murder mystery special, The Griffins as well as all the other major characters become trapped in a mansion while they are killed off one by one.
#14 - Yug Ylimaf
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 11, 2012
When Brian accidentally causes Stewie's time machine to make reality run in reverse, the two must fix the problem before Stewie is unborn.
#15 - Road to the North Pole
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 12, 2010
Stewie’s favorite thing after his teddy bear, Rupert, is Christmas. So when he hears that Santa is making an appearance at the mall, he begs Brian to take him so that he can tell Santa in person what he wants for Christmas. Brian begrudgingly takes Stewie to the mall, only to get the brush-off from Santa. As a result, Stewie and Brian travel to the North Pole to find Santa and teach him a lesson in holiday cheer.
#16 - Back to the Pilot
Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 13, 2011
Brian and Stewie travel back in time to the pilot episode of FAMILY GUY to change history, and then to change history again.
#17 - Road to Germany
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2008
Mort Goldman accidentally steps into Stewie's time machine and goes back in time to 1939 Poland, and Brian and Stewie follow to retrieve him. When they find him, the Nazis invade and Mort is taken to Germany, where Stewie and Brian must go to save him, as well as find a way back to the present.
#18 - I Dream of Jesus
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 5, 2008
When Peter re-discovers his love for the painfully annoying yet seductively catchy tune "Surfin' Bird," Brian and Stewie decide to take matters into their own hands to ensure that the song will never be heard again! On the verge of tears, Peter goes to every record store in Quahog to track down his beloved jingle, and he runs into a familiar face and ends up hanging out with Jesus Christ.
#19 - Forget-Me-Not
Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 18, 2012
After a night out, Peter, Joe, Brian and Quagmire awake in a hospital and discover that they don't remember anything and that the town has been deserted.
#20 - Livin' on a Prayer
Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 29, 2012
When Stewie's new best friend falls ill, Lois takes him to the hospital where she finds out he has a critical, but treatable, disease. However, the boy's parents refuse treatment due to their religious beliefs, leaving Lois no choice but to take drastic measures to seek treatment for the boy herself. Meanwhile, Peter has a religious experience of his own.
#21 - Christmas Guy
Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 15, 2013
Peter fills Lois' dad with holiday spirit; Stewie tries to get the only thing he wants for Christmas.
#22 - Killer Queen
Season 10 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 11, 2012
Peter and Chris go to fat camp where they cross paths with a serial killer who targets overweight kids; an album cover frightens Stewie.
#23 - The Blind Side
Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 15, 2012
Brian starts dating a blind girl and things get a little dicey when she divulges that she hates dogs. Meanwhile, the Griffin family installs a new staircase in their home, causing Peter to continually injure himself on the new one and decide to live upstairs full-time.
#24 - Leggo My Meg-O
Season 10 - Episode 20 - Aired May 6, 2012
Meg's exciting European adventure comes to a halt when she is kidnapped; Stewie and Brian embark on an action-packed rescue mission..
#25 - Lois Kills Stewie
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2007
Presumed dead, Lois returns from the wilderness and names Stewie as her killer. On the look out for Stewie, Joe leads a manhunt around Quahog. Determined to take over the world again, Stewie auditions for the American Idol. Desperate to stop Stewie, Lois realizes what she must do.