Top Ten Reasons Why The Simpsons is Better than Family Guy

For those who agree that Family Guy dosen't compare to The Simpsons, these are the reasons why.

The Top Ten

1 Family Guy was pretty much based on The Simpsons.

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.

Family guy is great, but I assume the Simpsons is better, even though I'm yet to see it. Peter is sort of like a clone of Homer gone horribly wrong. - worstmusicoftheyear

And it says "who POSITIVELY can do" in the theme song. That's not entirely true because there is a lot of offensive humour. I get offended sometimes. So NOT always positively

Yeah it was.

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2 The Simpsons is actually funny.

Whoever said the the Simpson's are boring is stupid - llamaboy17

Simpsons over family guy any day - CoolCat999

The swearing takes the fun out of family guy

Yeah it is! Bart is pretty hilarious when he is trolling somebody hehe

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3 The characters are more complex.

Simpsons characters are more complex, if you want to say no then why has this been voted into third place

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

I can't speak for the older Family Guy episodes, but from what my lifespan has shown me, I'm more drawn to Homer than to Peter.

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4 D'oh!

D'oh is one of the funniest quiotes in the history of television, always makes me laugh - andreymoutelik

D'oh is actually so popular a catchphrase that it was put into the dictionary!

Even the rest of the simpsons have been heard saying d'oh

I trained myself a month to say it perfectly and I did

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5 Homer Simpson Homer Simpson Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

Sorry, but Homer is ten times the hilarity of Peter Griffin. Family Guy couldn't hold a candle to the Simpsons. - PositronWildhawk

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.

Many might call Homer a jerkass nowadays, but he isn't really. He has good and bad episodes in every season.

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6 It has seniority. V 1 Comment
7 There are more characters to work off of in The Simpsons.

The simpsons has more side characters and barts school friens like ralph and milhouse are hilarious

Yeah simpsons

I love Family Guy but the Simpsons is AWESOME! WAY BETTER IN MY OPINION! GO THE SIMPSONS! - HeavyDonkeyKong

No there are not..

8 Family Guy bases their show almost entirely on their high shock value.

If your offended by it, then don't watch it. - EpicHorrorMaster

Actually people have different tastes in humour. Family Guy is also childish.

9 Family Guy can be really annoying sometimes.

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 - FerrariDude64

The jokes last too long and get boring in Family Guy

Family Guy is the worst show ever. I think it should be cancelled!

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..."

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10 The Simpsons is timeless. Family Guy is not.

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!

The Simpsons will be remembered forever. Family Guy will be forgotten a year or two after it ends. - Tacosarelife

The Simpsons has 24 seasons or 23. how many does Family Guy have

Maybe because family hasn't been around as long as the Simpsons? - EpicHorrorMaster

The simpsons is the greatest television show of all time ever hands down end of discussion. the simpsons will be here for many generations to come. they will be remembered forever. the simpsons is the god of television. the simpsons will always will reigns supreme.

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The Contenders

11 The stupid Meg-hating gag

It's so annoying! Please shoe Meg RESPECT for once!

There's no reason to hate Meg. She doesn't really look ugly. Lisa is hated for being so smart.

Do The Simpsons abuse Lisa? No. So why does Family Guy abuse Meg for no reason? - Turkeyasylum

It was said in an interview that, "a bunch of male writers not knowing how to write about a teenage girl" - EpicHorrorMaster

Please shoe meg some respect - alwaysforgetmypassword

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12 The Simpsons have a feature movie

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.

It is the best movie in the world

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

13 The Simpsons support and love each other despite their flaws. The Griffins treat each other badly and constantly do horrible things to each other.

I dare you to say, that the Griffins are nicer than than, the Simpsons. - nintendofan126

What bugs me is that the creators think hate and abuse are funny.

It's not. - TheAlbinoWolf

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 hate Family Guy! And only because of this!

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14 Bart Simpson Bart Simpson Bart is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Greoning. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.

He's the best their is so cool and awesome

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.

He is so much better than all the family guy characters put together! - 4557789pom

Yeah he likes to only prank but he has a good heart

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15 The Simpsons has never been cancelled.

I was worried that The Simpsons may get cancelled.

On the road since 1989 baby!

This show started in the 1990's...
And it will never end!

Though one episode of Simpsons was canceled in several country's beacause of kids copying homer by shooting people

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16 The Simpsons' Hallowe'en specials are great!!!!

The newest one had a lot of horror movie references.

I don't really like the Halloween episodes sorry

Horror tree house? Yeah cool

Fly vs Fly is awesome hehe

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17 Appropriate for kids

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. - Garythesnail

The Simpsons are more fun for the whole family. Family Guy should only be for adults.

Only the very old and new ones, the ones after the first couple of seasons could be kind of edgy. They even show Bart's wang in the movie

This is a little wrong, because then you're going to say that SpongeBob and Adventure Time should be on Adult Swim because they show their butts uncensored. It's not nudity. Has a woman ever exposed her breasts? Eh? - PizzaGuy

Both are because American humour is immature.

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18 It doesn't have 5 minute Conway Twitty jokes.

I like family guy better, but even I'll admit, those were annoying!

So? It had those in like 3 episodes..

19 Family Guy sucks at being heartfelt

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.

I go into tears when people die it's SO emotional

Uhh no... that's simpsons your talking about now

20 Homer chokes Bart

When Homer chokes Bart, it's disciplining but a little to far. Peter just farts in Meg's face just for fun.

So what's fun about dad trying to kill his own son?..

What did you just?! Bart:ghghghgghblarghgh

Was this just put on here because its one of the most famous jokes from The Simpsons because its like in nearly every single episode.
Its not something you would ever do to someone in real life, because its just murder or injury.
Its just something everyone laughs at in the Simpsons, it can only exist in fiction.

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