Family Guy came first, giving us the escapades of working class moron Peter Griffin and his quirky family. Returning from a four year cancellation in , Family Guy has since become a beloved show, known for its cut-away gags, shock humor, and lewd dialogue. But in , McFarlane gave us American Dad! The characters are better, the comedic mechanisms are better, the storylines are better; the whole show is just better. Here are the 12 reason why American Dad! Family Guy is known far and wide for its use of celebrity guest voices to spice up episodes.
Seth MacFarlane Out Does ‘Family Guy’ With ‘American Dad!’ | Observer
Seth McFarlane is en route to having two animation shows make history the way The Simpsons did. Family Guy and American Dad have been on the air for over 10 years and the shows still manage to shock people with their perverse jokes, offensive characters and cringe-worthy take on life. No doubt American Dad has had a tougher time than Family Guy but both shows have managed to hang onto their respective fanbases. Which team are you on?
12 Reasons Why ‘American Dad!’ Is Better Than ‘Family Guy’
Many have preconceptions about American Dad! Today, we're going to learn why American Dad! Most people recognize that each show has its star: Roger and Stewie, respectively.
American Dad! Family Guy , created in , has edgy humor with mainstream appeal, while American Dad! Peter Griffin, the father and protagonist in Family Guy , is portrayed as a wishy-washy character in a dysfunctional family, while CIA agent Stan Smith, the father and protagonist in American Dad! Both shows are very popular with over 6 million viewers and are still going strong after many years of being on air. The two shows revolve around suburban family life in fictional East Coast settings— American Dad!