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Family Guy and Simpsons, so hilarious with the rape jokes

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by LongTimeListener, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Crossover episode coming up:


    It punctuates a scene in which the incorrigible Bart is instructing Stewie Griffin in the art of the prank phone call. Bart dials the owner of Moe's Tavern and asks whether there is anyone there with the last name Keybum, first name Lee. When Moe calls out to his patrons, asking for a "leaky bum," everyone gets a laugh.

    Stewie thinks that's cool, and asks to make his own prank call.

    "Hello, Moe?" he says. "Your sister's being raped."


    MacFarlane brought up the line during a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, predicting he will get attacked for it in the media. "But in context," he said, "it's pretty funny."
  2. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    The next time Family Guy is actually funny will be the first time.
  3. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

  4. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    I mean, I haven't actually watched more than a handful of episodes, but the ones I did watch were spectacularly annoying and unfunny. So much so that I avoid it altogether.
  5. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    That actually surprises me a little.
  6. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    The TBS commercials aren't doing them any favors, either.
  7. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Used to be hilarious. Hasn't been funny in years.
  8. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Least. Surprising. Post. Ever.
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  9. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    Racism is funny. Hyuck, hyuck, hyuck!

  10. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    I like both Family Guy and Simpsons, but Family Guy does seem to sometimes go places that it really doesn't need to go for sheer shock value.

    If it's truly funny, great. But if you're doing it just to prove you can, it's not usually a good thing. South Park is guilty of this as well. If it's funny, great, but shock for shock sake, not so much.
  11. BurnsWhenIPee

    BurnsWhenIPee Well-Known Member

    This is definitely the answer for me.
  12. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Why's that?
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