First created by Seth MacFarlane "Family Guy" is a sitcom about the dysfunctional Griffin Family that live in Quahog, Rhode Island. Debuting in 1999 the show was actually cancelled twice but brought back both times thanks solely to the activism of fans! In a world of similar shows "Family Guy" sticks out with its racially and religiously motivated jokes as well as its signature "cutaway gags" where the show is interrupted for brief comic skits.