The BEST Episodes of Family Guy
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2020
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 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - Stu & Stewie's Excellent Adventure
Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired May 21, 2006
Stewie finds out that his life in the future is miserable. So he decides to go back in time and change events for the better.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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..
#16 - Quagmire's Quagmire
Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 3, 2013
Quagmire is excited to meet a woman with a sex drive equal to his own, until she kidnaps him to make him her sex slave; a love triangle forms between Stewie, Brian and Stewie's teddy bear.
#17 - Meg Stinks!
Season 12 - Episode 19 - Aired May 4, 2014
Peter brings Meg to college for an interview and introduces her to partying; Brian is prohibited from entering the house when he is sprayed by a skunk.
#18 - 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.
#19 - To Love and Die in Dixie
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 15, 2001
Chris chooses a robber out of a lineup, but after Peter accidentally tells the robber where the family lives, the Griffins are placed in the witness protection program. They are sent to the Deep South, where Chris makes a new friend, Sam. Peter questions the truth of a Civil War reenactment that showed the South winning the war, leading to Sam's father forbidding Sam from seeing Chris. Upset, Sam runs away with Chris and kisses him on the mouth. Chris tells Sam that he doesn't like boys and doesn't like him in a physical sense. The FBI agents guarding the Griffin house in Quahog accidentally tell the robber the location of the Griffins. Sam reveals to Chris that she is not a boy, but a girl. Then the robber arrives in the South, about to kill Chris, but the towns folk stop him just in time.
#20 - And I'm Joyce Kinney
Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 16, 2011
Lois is forced to defend her reputation after the new local news anchor (Christine Lakin) does a story on her.
#21 - Stewie Kills Lois
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2007
Lois and Peter sail off on a cruise. Jealous that he was left behind, Stewie's matricidal tendencies are rekindled. When Brian challenges him to actually do it, Stewie carries out his diabolical plan.
#22 - Mr. & Mrs. Stewie
Season 10 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 29, 2012
Stewie meets a female version of himself and falls in love; Peter and Quagmire step up their friendship.
#23 - Stewie B. Goode
Season 4 - Episode 28 - Aired May 21, 2006
After losing at a swim competition, Stewie trys to eliminate his rival by blowing up a lifeguard tower. His plan backfires though, and Stewie has a near death experience that seems to change him.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 12 and a Half Angry Men
Season 11 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 24, 2013
Mayor West becomes the prime suspect when a murder occurs at his mansion.