It's hard to believe it's been over ten years since Family Guy debuted on Fox on a Super Bowl Sunday. The season one premiere attracted 22 million viewers!
Since its debut, Fox did everything in their power to make sure the show was cancelled during its third season. That, of course, had nothing to do with the quality of the show!
Seth McFarlane and company did some of their finest working during the debut season. Just check out some of our favorite quotes from season one...
Peter: Guys, our money problems are over; we are officially on welfare! Come on kids, help me scatter car parts on the front lawn | permalink
Peter [at communion]: Whoa! Is that really the blood of Christ?
Peter: Man, that guy must have been wasted 24 hours a day, huh? | permalink
Peter [while riding an elephant]: Hey, Lois, look. The two symbols of the Republican party: an elephant and a big fat white guy who's threatened by change | permalink
Lois: Now you shouldn't be frightened Stewie. What you saw was actually a very beautiful thing.
Stewie: Evidentally, madame, you and I differ greatly in our conception of beauty. Because what I just witnessed was ghastlier than a thousand ghouls | permalink
Peter: Brian, there's a message in my Alphabits! It says, "Oooooo!"
Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios | permalink
Peter: All Brian's ever wanted is the same respect he gives us. Well, that and snausages. He's freakin' mental for those snausages! | permalinkDon't worry, there's plenty more great Family Guy quotes for you to enjoy as we go thorough
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