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Family Guy has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide for over two decades. Known for its irreverent humour, pop culture references, and satirical take on American life, the show has become a cultural phenomenon since its first episode in 1999.

The show has won multiple Emmy Awards, and its characters have become earned somewhat iconic status. With over 350 episodes to its name, it can be hard to know where to start with Family Guy. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best episodes of the series, each one a shining example of what makes the show so great. And, as ever, you are welcome to drop your thoughts in the comments section below:


Best Family Guy Episodes

“Road to Rhode Island” (Season 2, Episode 13)

“Road to Rhode Island” is a fan-favourite episode of Family Guy, often considered one of the best in the show’s history. The episode sees Brian and Stewie embark on a road trip to Rhode Island in search of Brian’s mother.

Along the way, they encounter a series of hilarious mishaps, including a hitchhiking trip with a man obsessed with crystal meth and a musical number featuring the two characters in a giant lobster costume. The episode is a testament to the show’s creativity and ability to make even the most normal situations hilarious.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“I Dream of Jesus” (Season 7, Episode 2)

In “I Dream of Jesus,” Peter becomes obsessed with a record by Jesus Christ and starts a fan club. The episode is a hilarious take on religious fanaticism, featuring a series of gags that are both edgy and irreverent.

The episode also highlights a memorable musical number where Peter and Jesus perform a duet of “Surfin’ Bird,” a song that became a viral hit after the episode aired.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“Blue Harvest” (Season 6, Episode 1)

“Blue Harvest” is a parody of the original Star Wars trilogy, with Family Guy characters taking on the iconic roles. The episode is a loving tribute to the sci-fi classic, featuring hilarious gags, references, and jokes that only fans of the franchise will truly appreciate.

From the opening crawl to the climactic battle on the Death Star, “Blue Harvest” is a hilarious and nostalgic episode that will delight both Family Guy and Star Wars fans alike.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“PTV” (Season 4, Episode 14)

In “PTV,” Peter starts his own television station to get around censorship and show his favourite TV programs uncensored. The result is a subversive and hilarious episode that pokes fun at the FCC and the limitations placed on free speech.

The episode features a series of gags that are both offensive and side-splitting, including a cutaway gag where Peter appears in a Nazi uniform, leading a group of soldiers into battle.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“Stewie Kills Lois” (Season 6, Episode 4)

In this two-part episode, Stewie finally snaps and attempts to kill Lois. The result is a dark and twisted storyline that is shocking and hilarious. The episode features a series of flashbacks and reveals that keep the audience guessing until the very end.

It also features a hilarious subplot where Peter and his friends accidentally become fishermen, leading to a series of hilarious misunderstandings and adventures.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“And Then There Were Fewer” (Season 9, Episode 1)

In this murder mystery episode, the characters of Family Guy attend a dinner party that turns deadly. It’s a suspenseful and hilarious take on classic murder mysteries, with a series of twists and turns that keep the audience guessing until the very end.

This episode also features a number of celebrity cameos, including Drew Barrymore, James Woods, and LeVar Burton.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“The Big Bang Theory” (Season 9, Episode 16)

In “The Big Bang Theory,” Stewie and Brian invent a machine that allows them to travel to different universes. This whole episode is a hilarious and inventive take on science fiction that includes a series of gags that poke fun at the tropes of the genre.

The episode also has a hilarious subplot where Peter becomes obsessed with the song “Surfin’ Bird” and drives everyone around him crazy.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“The Simpsons Guy” (Season 13, Episode 1)

“The Simpsons Guy” is a crossover episode between Family Guy and The Simpsons. In the episode, the Griffin family visits Springfield and meets the Simpson family. The episode is a fan’s dream come true, featuring two of the most iconic animated families in history in the same episode.

“The Simpsons Guy” features hilarious gags and moments, including a fight between Homer and Peter that destroys half of Springfield. The episode is a love letter to both shows and a testament to the creativity of their creators.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“High School English” (Season 19, Episode 9)

In “High School English,” Brian becomes a substitute teacher at Chris’ high school and teaches the class about classic literature.

The episode is a hilarious take on the education system, featuring a series of gags that skewer the American education system. Meanwhile, Peter is starting his own vaping business which leads to a series of hilarious misunderstandings and mishaps.


Best Family Guy Episodes

“The 2000-Year-Old Virgin” (Season 13, Episode 6)

In this episode, Peter discovers that Jesus Christ is still a virgin and decides to help him lose his virginity. It’s an incredibly funny take on religion and sexual taboos, featuring a series of gags that are both edgy and irreverent.

The episode also has a memorable musical number where Peter and the other characters sing “Everything’s Better with a Bag of Weed,” a song that also became an earworm for many fans.


There we have it, our list of 10 best Family Guy episodes. What do you think about our picks? Did we include your favourites? Let us know in the comments below:

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