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What to Watch If You Love 'Family Guy'

Updated November 22, 2019 282 votes 15 voters44 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Family Guy will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Family Guy.

Family Guy is an animated comedy that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Family Guy and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you right here!

TV shows similar to Family Guy often feature pop culture references and general buffoonery. If you’re looking for more hilarious dysfunction, South Park is sure to fill the void. The adventures of Stan, Kyle, Kenny, Carman, and their friends are hilarious and timely. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Family Guy, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, for instance. This movie is basically Family Guy if it were set in a newsroom, and is a great choice for any Family Guy fan.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Family Guy’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Family Guy, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Family Guy? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the culture of the 1970s, particularly the new Action News format. It portrays a San Diego TV station where Ferrell's title character clashes with his new female counterpart. This film is number 100 on Bravo's 100 funniest movies, number 6 on TimeOut's top 100 comedy films of all time and 113 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies of All Time. The film made $28.4 million in its opening weekend, and $90.6 million worldwide in its total theatrical run. A companion film... more on Wikipedia
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  • American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first television series to have its inception on Animation Domination. The series premiere aired on February 6, 2005, following Super Bowl XXXIX, three months before the rest of the first season aired as part of the Animation Domination block, commencing on May 1, 2005. Creative direction of American Dad! has largely been guided by Barker and Weitzman as opposed to MacFarlane. This is believed to have resulted in a series that is distinguishable from its counterparts. Unlike its sister shows, Family Guy and The... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Cleveland Show
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    The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy. The series centers on the Browns and Tubbs, two dysfunctional families consisting of parents Cleveland Brown and Donna Tubbs and their children Cleveland Brown, Jr., Roberta Tubbs, and Rallo Tubbs. Similar to Family Guy, it exhibits much of its humor in the form of cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture. The series was conceived by MacFarlane in 2007 after developing the two animated series Family Guy and American Dad! for the Fox Network. MacFarlane centered the show on Family Guy character Cleveland Brown,... more on Wikipedia
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  • Recess
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    Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. The series focuses on six elementary school students and their interaction with other classmates and teachers. The title refers to the period of time during the school day in which children are not in lessons and are outside in the schoolyard, in North American society. During recess, the children form their own society, complete with government and a class structure, set against the backdrop of a regular school. In 2001, Walt Disney Pictures released a theatrical film based on the series, Recess: School's Out. It was followed by a direct-to-video second film entitled Recess Christmas: Miracle on... more on Wikipedia
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