Family Guy

The BEST episodes of Family Guy

Every episode of Family Guy ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Family Guy!

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.

Last Updated: 9/28/2022Network: FOX
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Brian Goes Back to College
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8.27
2113 votes

#1 - Brian Goes Back to College

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/13/2005

After writing a story for a local magazine, Brian gets a job at The New Yorker.

Directors: Greg Colton
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Meet the Quagmires
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8.12
2143 votes

#2 - Meet the Quagmires

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/20/2007

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.

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E. Peterbus Unum
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7.93
2055 votes

#3 - E. Peterbus Unum

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 7/12/2000

A zoning malfunction committed by the city planners gives Peter the opportunity to convert the Griffin household in the sovereign nation of Petirua.

Directors: Rob Renzetti
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Family Guy Viewer Mail #1
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7.85
1761 votes

#4 - Family Guy Viewer Mail #1

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/14/2002

Three stories inspired by viewers' letters: Peter loses his bones, the Griffins gain superpowers, and Peter and his friends appear as Little Rascals.

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Emission Impossible
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7.85
1916 votes

#5 - Emission Impossible

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/8/2001

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.

Directors: Peter Shin
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Road to the Multiverse
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7.84
3955 votes

#6 - Road to the Multiverse

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/2009

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.

Directors: Greg Colton
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He's Too Sexy For His Fat
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7.82
2016 votes

#7 - He's Too Sexy For His Fat

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 6/27/2000

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.

Directors: Glen Hill
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PTV
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7.82
1853 votes

#8 - PTV

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/6/2005

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.

Directors: Dan Povenmire
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Death is a Bitch
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7.81
2432 votes

#9 - Death is a Bitch

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/21/2000

Death pays a visit to the Griffins after Peter fakes his death on an insurance form to avoid paying a hefty hospital bill.

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Something, Something, Something, Dark Side
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7.78
2583 votes

#10 - Something, Something, Something, Dark Side

Season 8 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/23/2010

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.

Directors: Dominic Polcino
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The Simpsons Guy
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7.77
3099 votes

#11 - The Simpsons Guy

Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2014

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.

Directors: Peter Shin
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Blue Harvest
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7.76
2580 votes

#12 - Blue Harvest

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/23/2007

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.

Directors: Dominic Polcino
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And Then There Were Fewer
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7.74
4980 votes

#13 - And Then There Were Fewer

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/2010

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.

Directors: Dominic Polcino
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Yug Ylimaf
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7.67
3161 votes

#14 - Yug Ylimaf

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2012

When Brian accidentally causes Stewie's time machine to make reality run in reverse, the two must fix the problem before Stewie is unborn.

Directors: John Holmquist
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Road to Germany
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7.67
2720 votes

#15 - Road to Germany

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/19/2008

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.

Directors: Greg Colton
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Road to the North Pole
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7.66
3313 votes

#16 - Road to the North Pole

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/12/2010

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.

Directors: Greg Colton
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Back to the Pilot
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7.63
3746 votes

#17 - Back to the Pilot

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/13/2011

Brian and Stewie travel back in time to the pilot episode of FAMILY GUY to change history, and then to change history again.

Directors: Dominic Bianchi
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I Dream of Jesus
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7.60
3309 votes

#18 - I Dream of Jesus

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2008

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.

Directors: Mike Kim
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Forget-Me-Not
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7.60
3113 votes

#19 - Forget-Me-Not

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/18/2012

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.

Directors: Brian Iles
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Barely Legal
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7.60
1709 votes

#20 - Barely Legal

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/17/2006

Meg can't find a date to her junior prom, and even though he is dating Jillian, Brian ends up going with Meg. At the prom, Brian gets drunk to make the night pass, but ends up making out with Meg. Meg begins to think of Brian as her boyfriend and becomes obsessed with spending every moment with him. Meanwhile, Peter, Cleveland and Quagmire join the police force to help Brian.

Directors: Zac Moncrief
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Killer Queen
star
7.59
3208 votes

#21 - Killer Queen

Season 10 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/11/2012

Peter and Chris go to fat camp where they cross paths with a serial killer who targets overweight kids; an album cover frightens Stewie.

Directors: Joseph Lee
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Christmas Guy
star
7.59
2490 votes

#22 - Christmas Guy

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/15/2013

Peter fills Lois' dad with holiday spirit; Stewie tries to get the only thing he wants for Christmas.

Directors: Greg Colton
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Livin' on a Prayer
star
7.59
3633 votes

#23 - Livin' on a Prayer

Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/29/2012

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.

Directors: Pete Michels
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The Blind Side
star
7.59
3171 votes

#24 - The Blind Side

Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/15/2012

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.

Directors: Bob Bowen
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Petarded
star
7.58
2154 votes

#25 - Petarded

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/19/2005

After winning a game of Trivial Pursuit, Peter is convinced he is a genius. To prove Peter wrong, Brian suggests he take a test of the MacArthur Genius Grant. The test results say that Peter is technically mentally challenged. Peter has no problem abusing this handicap until Lois is injured and the kids are taken away because Peter is not mentally fit for parenting.

Directors: Seth Kearsley
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