How ‘Family Guy’ has Evolved Over Two Decades While Staying True to Raucous Comedy Roots

How ‘Family Guy’ has Evolved Over Two Decades While Staying True to Raucous Comedy Roots
Twenty years after “Family Guy” first had audiences laughing at risky, edgy and taboo-busting gags, creator Seth MacFarlane says he’s proud the animated comedy remains “an oasis for people who aren’t really onboard with being told what to laugh at and what not to laugh at.”

Over the years, the show’s deliberate line-crossing and sacred cow-slaying provoked all manner of umbrage, from formal protests to celebrity lawsuits to online outrage. But it’s weathered it all, even as American culture has grown hair-trigger sensitive to perceived offensive, off-color humor. After handing over the day-to-day creative reins in
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