Seth MacFarlane

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  • American Dad Stereotypes

    American Dad is an animated sitcom by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman that started on Fox but was canceled July 16,2013 but was picked up by the cable TV station TBS for the 11th season. American Dad first aired on February 6,2005 right after Super Bowl XXXIX which was also the first time Fox called their animated programming Animation Domination. In 2005, in addition to American Dad, Animation Domination also included programs like The Simpsons, Family Guy, and King of the Hill. Seth MacFarlane explained that the idea that sparked American Dad, “It was right after the [2000] election, and me and co-creator Matt Weitzman were so frustrated with the Bush administration that we would just spend days bitching and complaining, and…

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  • Family Guy Sociology

    Family Guy is the show I have picked for my final. This show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth Macfarlane and is based off stereotypes and negative depictions of almost every aspect of life. It is centered on the griffin family that consists of the parents, Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their talking dog, Brain. The Griffin’s are a model family but each member is complex, different, and yet noticeable individual. The whole show resides in Quahog,…

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  • Family Guy Stereotypes

    Belonging With Groups Being part of a group can be a good or a bad thing. The feeling that you belong in something can be fulfilling. In this assignment we will explore different types of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. I have chosen three TV shows: Family Guy, Simpsons, and The Cleveland Show. I have chosen animation TV shows because I have three small children and they love to watch these shows. Family Guy first aired in 2002 it is an adult animated sitcom. Created by Seth…

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  • Situational Comedy: Family Guy

    Family Guy is a situational comedy about a modern day cartoon family. This family is what most would call dysfunctional. Staring a father with a below average IQ and a peanut for a brain, a talking baby who plans on destroying his mother and ruling the world, a talking dog who thinks he is an author, a son who takes after his father with a well below average IQ, a daughter that everyone picks on and acts as if she doesn't exist, and a mother who is trying to keep everyone inline. Peter, the…

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  • Comparison Of Family Guy And The Simpsons

    Family Guy and The Simpsons are two American classics. The Simpsons first debuted in 1989, and Family Guy aired its first episode a decade later in 1999. Designed for audiences fourteen years old and older, both television series contain some forms of strong language, sexual content, and dialogue that would not be suitable for younger children. Both television series impacted the realm of comedy in a positive way by producing spin-offs of the original shows in years to come. Many people enjoy…

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  • Short Story: The Dead Don T Talk

    Chapter Two The Dead Don’t Talk Meeting with the agency’s co-founder, Twist Top-secret hideout Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Oliver Twistleton (a.k.a. Twist), an associate at the Deadwood Detective Agency, was waiting for Seth and me in our tree house—sorry, our top-secret hideout—complete with its three-legged desk and secondhand chairs. Against one wall was a shelf stacked with bins of hardware—tiny screws, bolts, fuses, gears and enough silicone to fill a basin. Next to the door was a poster of a…

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  • A Comparison Of Innocence In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Enkidu was introduced as a wild animal who is more connected with nature than civilization. He runs and hunts with animals as if he was them. He has no understanding of civilization and what “fully” being human is because he has known nothing but what he is surrounded by. Adam and Eve in the book of Genesis were both ignorant to anything other than what they knew. Both stories show how innocence can be taken away from someone and expose them to things they weren 't…

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  • Jim Jarmusch's Film Only Lovers Left Alive

    Jim Jarmusch’s intriguing film “Only Lovers Left Alive” depicts the lives of two hundred centuries old lovers. In the Film, Adam and Eve have lived apart for some time, however that all changed when Eve felt that Adam was unhappy. As a result, she decided to take a flight from Tangier to Detroit. Upon her arrival, Adam and Eve courtly greeted each other. In addition, before Adam and Eve’s reunion Adam had been living in the ruins of Detroit creating his favorite art, music. During his stay…

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  • Prosecution's Office At Work Case Study

    discretion with respect to the defense attorney? Discretion was very significant with respect to the defense attorney Davis because he know that some of the victims were never actually victims of Ray Buckey and Peggy Ann Buckey sexual escapade. However, I think most significant discretion is when prosecutor Glenn Steven revealed to the Local News Press that the McMartin case was falling apart for the prosecution team because of weak evidences and false claims by multitude of victims. 3. How…

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  • Three Types Of Power

    is when the designated leader, Seth, gives up his role as a friend, and leaves Evan at a party to risk stealing alcohol from the house owner, causing a chain reaction that shows the two members in the group splitting up, and demonstrates what Seth really cares about, which is getting laid. This causes the group to disperse into a loose collection of individuals. Evan realizes that Seth only cares about the alcohol and to get laid, so Evan shuns him until they later run back into each other.…

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