Family Guy Season 11
The series follows the Griffin family, a dysfunctional family consisting of father Peter, mother Lois, daughter Meg, son Chris, baby Stewie and the family dog Brian, who reside in their hometown of Quahog. The executive producers for the tenth production season are Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, Chris Sheridan, Danny Smith, Mark Hentemann, Steve Callaghan, Alec Sulkin, and Wellesley Wild. The showrunners are Appel and Callaghan, with Appel replacing previous showrunner Hentemann.
Family Guy Season 11
In this season, the Griffins decide to climb Mount Everest ("Into Fat Air"); Lois has a mid-life crisis ("Lois Comes Out of Her Shell"); Meg falls for a boy who turns out to like her brother Chris ("Friends Without Benefits"); and Brian and Stewie leap into action after they discover the company owned by Lois's dad, Carter Pewterschmidt, has found the cure for cancer ("The Old Man and the Big 'C'"). This season also features the 200th episode of the series.
Further episode plots were revealed at Comic-Con 2012. Quagmire accidentally marries a hooker ("The Giggity Wife"), Peter becomes a meth dealer ("Farmer Guy"), and Chris moves in with Herbert ("Chris Cross"). Also, Brian and Stewie travel to Vegas by teleportation, but instead the device malfunctions and ends up cloning them, where two pairs of Brian and Stewie both go on a road trip to Vegas, with each pair having different experiences, in another '"Road to..."' episode as part of the season finale ("Roads to Vegas").
Not many shows can make it to 200 episodes, and even fewer do it after being canceled and brought back to life - but Family Guy is no ordinary show and it had proved it time and time again leading into its eleventh season.
Most people have heard of Nielsen ratings where families all over the country are given a "Nielsen Box" and whatever they watch on television helps boost the ratings for said shows. So, naturally, when the Griffins get chosen to be a Nielsen family and Peter has the opportunity to steal hundreds of Nielsen boxes, he takes it. The vast amount of boxes allows Peter to highly influence what shows go on television, and the plan blows up in his face when his ideas are so terrible that people stop watching television altogether.
Chris was never the brightest bulb in the chandelier, but it hurt him deeply when his parents called him "stupid". In response (to prove he's not stupid) Chris enlists in 'Space Camp' and the entire family travels down to Florida to see him off. Unfortunately, when the Griffins show back up to pick Chris up and he gives them a tour of the rocket, Stewie accidentally launches the rocket which jets them all into space. Using the knowledge that Chris learned at camp, he manages to bring the shuttle back to Earth and gets everybody home safe and sound.
It's Family Guy meets Breaking Bad in this episode when the Griffins move to a farm (in order to avoid the rising crime rate in Quahog). Unfortunately, the family knows nothing about farming and loses all of their money immediately - prompting them to start cooking meth out of their basement and sell it for a profit.
As could be predicted, the whole situation goes to hell immediately and the rise of meth in Quahog (thanks to the family) has made things a million times worse. They all finally decide that they need to leave the farm and go back to their old house, which they do when the meth-lab explodes.
This was just a bad idea from start to finish, but in the season 11 opener the Griffins decided to prove that they could climb Mt. Everest when Lois' ex-boyfriend, Ross Fishman, claims that he and his family are going to attempt the feat. Amazingly, the Griffins show up in Nepal and make it all the way to the top of the mountain... only to discover that the Fishman's have already beaten them. However, in a dark twist, the Griffins get the last laugh when the Fishman's son freezes to death on the way down and the Griffins have to eat him to avoid being killed by malnutrition.
The writer's got really clever with this one when Brian decided to tamper with Stewie's time-machine and accidentally ended up making time move backward. The episode starts replaying (in reverse) many classic Family Guy events that have occurred over the seasons, but Stewie makes the shocking realization that he's eventually going to be "unbirthed" if they don't re-reverse the flow of time. Just before Stewie is about to cease to exist, Brian decides to make one last effort to fix his mistake by simply reversing what he did to break the time-machine in the first place... and it works, bringing Stewie back as Lois gives birth to him once more.
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Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their anthropomorphic pet dog Brian. The show is set in the fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island, and exhibits much of its humor in the form of cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture. The family was conceived by MacFarlane after developing two animated films, The Life of Larry and Larry & Steve. MacFarlane redesigned the films' protagonist, Larry, and his dog, Steve, and renamed them Peter and Brian, respectively. MacFarlane pitched a seven-minute pilot to Fox on May 15, 1998. The show was given the green light and started production. Shortly after the third season of Family Guy had aired in 2001, Fox canceled the series, putting the series to a 2-year hiatus. However, favorable DVD sales and high ratings for syndicated reruns on Adult Swim convinced the network to renew the show in 2004 for a fourth season, which began airing on May 1, 2005. (source: en.wikipedia.org)
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