Top Ten Reasons Why The Simpsons is Better than Family GuyFor those who agree that Family Guy dosen't compare to The Simpsons, these are the reasons why.
The Top Ten
Well, Family Guy is a sitcom. An animated sitcom. You know that The Simpsons did'nt owned this sitcom genre, it was the Flintstones. Every animated sitcoms has the same formula especially Family Guy and The Simpsons (or every other sitcoms). I know both shows were great but I don't think Family Guy is actually a rip-off. Because Family Guy has different perspective as The Simpsons did. The Simpsons have kid-friendly tone while Family Guy has adult humor as South Park have. I mean, did you see the theme songs are the same? No. The Simpsons opening was just seeing every people in Springfield and what The Simpsons are doing (also the couch gag is the same but more of a twist). While Family Guy theme is more of a type of Broadway musical kind of thing. Also, did you see a baby and a dog can talk in The Simpsons? No. It's belong to Family Guy. There is no such thing as talking baby and a dog in The Simpsons (unless it was just a crossover: The Simpsons Guy).
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Actually, The Simpsons is the rip off show. Matt Groening found out about Family guy so he travelled in a time machine back to 1987 where he debuted his first short on the Tracey Ullman show, Good Night. Now people don't know that Family Guy came before The Simpsons and when convinced that it is they completely deny it.
Of course, if you were going to believe this story, please jump off a cliff, the world will benefit.
Family guy is a hilarious show, however, it contains too much disrespectful terms and slurs against all people. Unlike the Simpsons, who make us laugh, cry, and smile. In the theme song of Family guy, they state "lucky there's a man who positively can do, all the things that make us. Laugh and cry".. But, I never cried. I may have laughed, but it didn't make me release emotion like the Simpsons did.
I think Family Guy and the Simpsons can't be compared. Think about it, really, please do. The Simpsons is a show your ten-year old can watch. Why should it even be on Fox? Now Family Guy is a whole different story... oh, fifteen-year old! I really need you! Listen, Family Guy is an adult's show and the Simpsons is a kids show. Better said than done. Good day to you, sir/madam.
The Simpsons is not funny, unlike the Simpsons family guy actually put work into their jokes and cutaway gags, the writers on family guy know what there doing, they know what offends people and what makes people laugh. The whole staff on Family guy makes each and every episode good with they're ideas, since the Simpsons has gone down hill they probably take jokes from family guy, there was this one episode of the Simpsons when they tackled terrorism, Lisa assumes homer is a terrorist. Now even before the episode aired family guy was doing this they we discribing Jews as bad people and in the Simpsons episode they act as if Muslims are terrorist. So it's safe to say that I exposed The Simpsons for who they are, lying hypocrites.
Lots of jokes on Family Guy are used at the wrong moment. When Peter saw the news that two planes crashed into the Twin Towers, he says "must have been a woman pilot." That's offensive in two ways.
People believe Family Guy is better because they think being offensive is funny. The Simpsons actually try to make jokes.
I love the simpsons and the simpsons is like in the T.V. hall of fame I don't know how you can compare it to family guy
D'oh was the most wisest word whenever you get ticked-off with. But do you know much funnier than D'oh? Peter Griffin fistfights with Big Chicken was much funnier.
D'oh is actually so popular a catchphrase that it was put into the dictionary!
D'oh is one of the funniest quiotes in the history of television, always makes me laugh
I DISAGREE! No 'hard' feeling, of course, but, for your info, d'oh isn't EVEN HOMER SIMPSON'S CATCHPHRASE! Please research before you say stuff.
Oh my god, so I'm not the only one with this opinion. For a minute there I thought I was wrong for liking the Simpsons characters better... but I'm not! I mean, I always thought I saw something in most of the Simpsons characters that wasn't there and didn't in Family guy's, but let's face it... I wasn't the only one who saw it; we all did when we watched anything of seasons 1-8 (or, more like 2-8... whatever.) because back in the day, the Simpsons characters weren't just funny, but also flawed, likeable (though annoying to a more shallow or biased person) and most notably, kind of relatable. Since I think of the Simpsons as only being made up of the older seasons and not the newer ones, I think I have the right to say that the characters probably are exactly what makes it better than its ripoff. While I must sadly confess that Family Guy is pretty funny, it's characters are one of many reasons why it sucks. None of them have the depth of those in The Simpsons, and because of this, ...more
They are not only more complex with more emotional depth (in the early days at least) but have more variety. Family Guy followed the principals of modern marketing and made the show revolve around Peter the stereotypic overgrown slacker. But The Simpsons is a Neapolitan ice cream with Homer and Bart as the vanilla and dozens of wonderful off-beat characters as the chocolate and strawberry.
It seem like all the Griffin kids are just half-assed rip off of the Simpson kids.
Bart might not be bright but he never got stupidly dumb but Chris is just a moron and Bart at least is interesting and all the Simpson family and most of the characters have good personalities while all the Family Guy characters are just forgettable. And the Simpsons are not
Outside of the griffin family Family guy has maybe 3 three dimensional supporting characters. Almost all of the Simpsons supporting characters have multiple sides to them
Homer's a lovable oaf. He also still loves his family, just not the things they do. In one episode, Lisa passes out at one of her concerts and Homer says "when I prayed for this to end, I didn't mean like this." It's funny but you can still see Homer loves his family.
Homer loves all his kids and wife with all of his heart while Peter has no respect for Meg and Lois and doesn't even know who Stewie is. Even if Homer messes up you can see his heart is in the right place and Peter is just a jerk.
I never liked family guy but the Simpsons that's another story where peter griffin is the second worst father of all time (after shou tucker) at least homer regrets the mistakes he made and tries to make up for them.
When I look at Homer, I see a lazy, sometimes selfish man, but I also see a big heart behind him. I cannot deny that Homer Simpson is practically a big role model. Peter Griffin, on the other hand, I don't really want to be like.
Actually people have different tastes in humour. Family Guy is also childish.
If your offended by it, then don't watch it.
Family Guy is crap!
Family Guy is filled with such awful characters like Quagmire and Brian.
The simpsons has more side characters and barts school friens like ralph and milhouse are hilarious
I love Family Guy but the Simpsons is AWESOME! WAY BETTER IN MY OPINION! GO THE SIMPSONS!
Well I think the Simpsons are good because it's got all sorts of jokes and story's but family guy is mainly abusive and not very complex it was manly made for weird people who like the wrong things in life but the Simpsons have all sorts of products and games So I'll vote Simpsons 100% and family guy 85%
Obviously people like him are talking like that because they are underage of watching Family Guy
What happened to the guy who made Family Guy he wrote kids shows that everyone who loves the 90s mention Johnny Bravo, Dexter's Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, I am Weasel.
But he made his own adult shows and suddenly it's a like dumbed down version of The Simpsons. A friend who everyone calls boring has his own show.
This baby in family guy is it was like "good morning! Good morning! To You! " And it kept on going after a while the baby came when he finished and said "good morning! Good morni-oh I though we continued so bye..."
I know a five year old that watches family guy that how annoying there jokes are I know I watch it but there jokes are kinda annoying
The Simpsons is classic. Family Guy is not classic, but it's rather nuisance and trash.
Yes it does
Cancel Family Guy for Family Guy is π©β οΈ!
Bart would only prank, but if he killed a guy or at least injured a guy, he would feel guilt. Once, Chris smashed his father's head and just laughed.
Come on, there's no character in all family guy who can compare to bart (even though stewie and Meg are cool, they aren't that great)
He is so much better than all the family guy characters put together!
If Bart has a fight with Chris, I can already tell that Bart is going to win.
Yeah SO TRUE! The Simpsons actually love each other while crappy Family Guy just hate each other and abuse each other especially Meg Griffin who the WHOLE ENTIRE Griffin family hate and abuse her. I actually feel bad for Meg cause no one in Family Guy treats her with respect. The Simpsons are way better than that Family Guy Crap!
This one scene from "The Simpson's Guy" summarizes the different mentalities of each family:
Meg Griffin: Look at all these trophies! There must be, like, 20 of them!
Lisa Simpson: 23. But I'm sure you have a lot of trophies of your own.
Meg: No. I'm not good at anything.
Lisa: Oh, Meg, I'm sure you're good at something. We just have to find out what it is. After all, Nelson Mandela said it's our obligation to shine.
Meg: You mean like my oily face and back?
Lisa: No. Maybe don't sit on my bedspread, please. But I mean the light within you that makes you an individual. Meg, you need to know that you matter.
Meg: Really? No one's ever told me I mattered before.
Lisa: That's why you have to say it. So say it.
Meg: I matter.
Meg: I matter!
Peter Griffin: (from off-screen) Shut up, Meg! You don't matter!
Meg: (slumps over feeling defeated)
Would Homer shoot Lisa for saying high to him?
Would Homer attempt to marry Bart to get money?
Would Marge encourage Lisa to kill herself?
Would Homer, Bart, and Lisa let Maggie go for days and weeks with a cracked head in attempt to hide her injury from Marge?
No! Because even though the family has their troubles and disagreements, they genuinely love each other.
Sorry, but I gotta agree with this one. I don't actually recall the Griffins ever having a nice moment together that didn't feel cheap and fake, but I haven't watched in a while.
I KNOW! And Family Guy just put 3 episodes together and called it a feature movie, which proves my "Family Guy Copies off The Simpsons" theory true.
I watched it! It was awesome! If u are talking about the one where they put a giant thingie on spriendfield and yeah that was awesome
Family Guy would be cancelled before they ever have a shot of having a movie.
It is the best movie in the world
No there are not... Family guy has a lot parodies and other AWESOME episodes
Well season 4 of Family Guy and The Simpsons were good
Family guy is horrible π‘
SHUT UP! Although The Simpsons came out like, 10 years before Family Guy, it will live on forever! Also, Seth MacFarlane went on strike for like, 2 weeks, unlike Matt Groening, who didn't give up on his characters!
That's not true.. I have watched every episode of Family guy 4 times and still not bored.. Simpsons have so boring episodes...
They'll never stop The Simpsons.
Look at some of the oldest kids shows still around Sooty, Blue Peter, Newsround, Sesame Street, Noddy.
The Simpsons will be remembered forever. Family Guy will be forgotten a year or two after it ends.
Ah yes, the infamous Meg-hating gag is one of the biggest problems I have with earlier seasons of Family Guy, and it's only gotten worse in later seasons.
IronSabbathPriest we know that Family Guy is just a T.V. show, but Meg has been abused too much, to the point where it's just unoriginal and not funny anymore! If that was just an episode where they abused her but they apologized at the end of the episode, then I'm fine with it, but NOT IN ABOUT MOST EPISODES OF THE SERIES!
The Simpsons over Family Guy anyday!
Only one joke with that gag ever slightly worked with me. I could compare this with Bart being strangled a lot, but he's always fine right after and doesn't act as though it is tearing his life apart, like a lot of the Family Guy gags led to.
Petter louis and chris- we only hate her to keep the family together
Homer marg and bart- we may get mad at her but the end of the day we still love no mater how much she made us mad
Where the episode natural born kissers or something where they get in the golf thingie where they used to hang out and then the Flanders come and one of the kid's ball gets stuck in the thing where Homer and Marge are and everybody from town comes to get the ball from there and Marge and Homer are having sex there and everyone is touching them saying "hmm there is a bunch of meat in there! " And then the couple runs away as quick as possible then the police sees them and they gotta hide and they get in a balloon and they fly up but homer trips and falls but then he grabs a rope on the balloon and he just swings there and when marge tries to get down they land on an AFL stadium and then they land there naked and homer is like "yeah yeah make pictures idiots! " And everyone starts makeup get pictures and then they get home and they are on the newsletter and a picture of them naked on it and that's how the episode ends. Phew my fingers are tired from typing! π". Thanks for reading! :3
You see, this is the main reason I kinda like The Simpsons. They don't overdose on the adult jokes. There's a cuss and a sex reference here and there, but they don't do it too much, and I think it's MUCH more PG than Family Guy. And the adding of soccer references just makes me like it BETTER!
Family-friendly is more like it. There is a curse and a sex reference here and there, but not in overdose. We all know that Simpsons is better than Family Guy just like we all know SpongeBob is better that Fairly Odd Parents.
Family Guy is childish. Anyone of any age can watch The Simpsons unless you are scared of your kids watching it? I remember a Simpsons gameboy game that was from 3+
Oh Margie.You came and you found me a Turkey.
Haste la vista, Abey!
The Simpsons is π π.
Family Guy is π© π©! Cancel Family Guy!
Long live The Simpsons!
Uhh no... that's Simpsons your talking about now
Duh that's why there is a list of Simpsons being heartfelt and not Family Guy which is as heartfelt like 90s cartoon Three Friends and Jerry.
The Simpsons is well meaning and great. Long live The Simpsons!
Family Guy isn't well and it's rather pathetic. Cancel Family Guy!
So true, I almost have tears when Simpsons does emotional, no tears family guy
Life of Brian was the closest family guy got, they still managed to screw it up.
Actually the Eat my shorts joke is from what has been called The Classic Simpsons. Before the ridiculous Skinner is an imposter episode. But people still like The Simpsons but it's not disturbing.
No, family guy doesn't make new jokes. It doesn't even make jokes at all - just offensive garbage.
Whats fun about him saying the same joke for 30 years... Family guy can even make new jokes
Like on Boaz the Simpson's.
Though one episode of Simpsons was canceled in several country's beacause of kids copying homer by shooting people
The Simpsons will never end!
But Family Guy may get cancelled, and it would be a great joy for y'all.
I was worried that The Simpsons may get cancelled.
EXACTLY! The Simpsons never cancelled, EVER, and if they did, I would K-I-L-L, KILL, Matt Groening!
You might have to in 2020. I have heard rumors that he is considering cancelling The Simpsons at Season 31 which will air in 2020
Just throw in the farting moose from Doogal, maybe the dog too. Then three talking dogs. Brian, Vinny, Doogal (Who was from a little kids movie)
Family Guy is a an horrendous abomination! Cancel Family Guy!
Bart and Lisa are 10 and 8
Chris and meg are teenagers.
The 1st episode in the Simpsons even have better animation then family guy and the Simpsons is ten years older than family guy
Family Guy has the most generic, boring animation ever.
Tracey Ullman episodes are better than Family Guy.
Now it is, but look at the first few seasons.
The Simpsons is a grand original. Family Guy is a phony sack of crap and would be better if it's cancelled!
There are comedy shows that are way more funnier than that Family Guy trash.
Especially when Meg was being bullied a lot.
I agree. WAY too mean spirited.