I found tonights episode of Family guy less funny and kind of disturbing.

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  1. Tekkaman Blade

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    It hasnt been as funny in a while and tonights episode just did not have much of an upside. I thought it was a little too dark for network.
     
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    Could you explain?
     
  3. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    Peter gets a new dog because Brian is getting old, long story short it ends with stewey killing the dog chopping him up and dumping him in the trash. You even see him dragging the bloody bag to the curb.
     
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    Family Guy? Less funny? NO shock there, it hasn't been particularly funny in years.
     
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    Draven speaks truth.
     
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    That doesn't sound very funny to me.
     
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    Family Guy has been spiraling downwards for me. But I still find it funnier than the Simpsons. The Simpsons died on me many years ago.
     
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    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    They need to stop using pop culture references to get their jokes across and need to start making original material that they themselves can be proud of.

    Robot Chicken on the other hand just needs to keep doing both (and they do it well), as they only point out the absurdity in popular culture (Vader not being able to protect a simple 2 foot hole on the moon-sized space fortress that's armed-to-the-teeth Death Star) directly by making fun of it, instead of referencing it to get the point of a joke across which is what Family Guy does ("Like that one time I was (anything) (with/at/on/above/below/eating/singing/writing/in/outside/etc.) (place/thing/celebrity/historical figure/pop culture icon/etc.) and (I/they/we/she/it/he/their/them/us/those/etc.) (anything)").
     
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    Surprised? The creator is trying to see what he can get away with. After that idiotic "Bird is the word" episode I've noticed he's really pushing the limits (how long a joke can last, how disturbing something can be, how offensive it can get).
     
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    Well, with king of the hill finally getting the axe, they're just trying to stay afloat any way they can.
     
  11. Bumble Prime

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    lol Family guy has substituted any kind of humor for failed "long awkward silence" jokes and original Andrew Lloyd Weber-esque musical numbers indulging Seth Mcfarlane's fruitier side.
     
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    Heh, I loved it!
     
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    Maybe Seth isn't putting enough new "Idea Balls" in the tank.

    I stopped watching Family Guy a few years ago. The first 2 or 3 seasons were great but it seems to have lost it's way in my opinion.
     
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    All of Seth Macfarlane's good ideas are going into American Dad.
     
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    This. And I just wish the Simpsons get canned.
     
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    ...you're kidding, right?

    I...really don't have anything that could come close to critiquing that.

    *shakes head*

    What is wrong with you MacFarlane?
     
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    at least the episode didnt have the Chicken and/or Greased up guy.
     
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    Wow, harsh. I mean I understand people having a different sense of humor from one another, but first of all this:

    .. is taken a bit out of context. "New Brian" had just snarkily told Stewie he'd had sex with his teddy bear and was rubbing it in Stewie's face. *Cut to the curb* :)  And as for the murder, let's not forget that Stewie has intended to kill his mother since day one.

    I'm glad there are at least two of us.
     
  19. rattrap007

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    I liked NEW Brian far better than old Brian.

    Yeah last nights Animation Domination was piss poor all around. Simpsons (which I normally like) was weak. Seriously If *I* think it is weak it kinda has to. KOTH was stupid. I only laughed at one joke and that was the news clip of Dale going down the log flume with his shirt off and they mistook him for a special needs child. FG sucked ass. American dad I watched about 10 min of and turned off and went to bed. I waited a week for this?
     
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    same here...dont have too much TV shows i watch, but FG is one of them...
     

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