I know that sounds a bit bold, but hear me out. When Family Guy first started, its first few seasons were just kind of...meh. Not great, not terrible, had a few funny moments, and even some of the cutaways were humorous. The characters were a bit generic (I can see where the \"Simpsons rip-off\" accusations came from, even though I never really thought they were fair), but the show was starting off, too, so I expected them fleshed out later on. After a while, though...it just got BAD. The cutaways became more frequent and pointless, the plots became a bore, and the whole show seemed to get more focused on just trying to piss people off than actually trying to be funny. And that\'s a big problem I have with Western adult cartoons in general. I don\'t mind a little cruelty or shock humor if it\'s amounting to something, but Family Guy just has it for the sake of it. Not to mention that whatever characters aren\'t flat, one-note tokens are horrible assholes (Peter, Lois, Brian, etc.) that I don\'t even know why I should care about. I like shows like Futurama, Rick and Morty, and Bojack Horseman because they\'re funny (and don\'t waste time on cutaways), but I can also like and care about their characters and what they go through. Shows like that should set an example for adult cartoons, not Family Guy.
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