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One of Family Guy’s Jokes Claimed to Go Too Far Says Seth McFarlane

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It’s safe to claim that the Family Guy universe has many jokes because it has been around for more than twenty years. Seth MacFarlane, the show’s creator, has now expressed regret about a joke from the first season of Family Guy.

The Punch Line

MacFarlane recalls one joke in particular from the first season of the program in an interview for Krista Smith’s USA Network chat show Out of Character. “There have been jokes that I would have rather we not have done. The JFK Pez Dispenser was something I would probably not do now” he then said.

Explaining the Joke

The JFK joke appeared in the first season of Family Guy back in 1999, for those of you who weren’t old enough to watch it at the time. It featured a youngster displaying his new John F. Kennedy Pez Dispenser as he ran out of a store, but a police sniper immediately shot off the toy’s head.

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane also revealed that actor Adrian Brody once “‘got very upset with [him] at a party about a joke’ the show made about him.” MacFarlane isn’t the only one who finds some of the jokes on the show offensive. Even though not all of the jokes are received well, Family Guy has undoubtedly been successful enough to endure throughout the years; the program is presently in its 21st season.

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Tons of Fans Express Interest in a Def Jam Revival

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A popular EA series that blended fighting and hip hop has been inactive for some time. Def Jam: Icon, the company’s last real fighting game, was released in 2007, but fans have been wishing for a revival ever since.

What They Can Do

In order to show EA how much support there is for a new installment on contemporary systems, these same devoted fans have now made the decision to take matters into their own hands and start a petition. It’s been going very well so far.

Growing Strength

Over 8500 people have signed the petition to see a new Def Jam game on the PS5 and Xbox Series X, which was started by YouTube creator RAH GAMING. Many have also left comments expressing how much they would value the series’ return.

Ice-T also joined the Def Jam comeback earlier this year when he requested a Fight for New York revival on Twitter, predicting that it “would be a huge hit all over again.” He played a role in the game too, so knowing that he’d likely be open to developing a new installment if the chance presented itself is pretty reassuring.

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Yet Another Mobile Game is in the Works for Bethesda

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Bethesda, the company behind Starfield and many iconic games, is now developing a new mobile game, however it’s not clear which of its well-known titles it will be based on.

A Huge Announcement

Todd Howard, executive producer at Bethesda and director of Starfield, disclosed that the company is creating another mobile game on the most recent episode of Lex Fridman’s podcast.

Something New

Howard was frank while discussing the conceptual differences between creating a game for a console and one for a mobile device: “Well we’ve done a few things, and we have a new mobile game that we’re working on that we haven’t announced yet that I am in love with.”

He made no other hints as to the game’s genre, release date, or other details, but he did suggest that it will be a longer experience rather than a game meant to be played in spurts.

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Wednesday Takes Over Record That Stranger Things 4 Used to Hold

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Wednesday on Netflix debuted with a bang. With 341.2 million hours seen after its Nov. 23 premiere, the fantasy series starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams is at the top of the Netflix Top 10 TV ranking for the week of Nov. 21 to 27.

Getting to the Top

In terms of the number of hours seen in a week for an English-language TV series on Netflix, “Wednesday” has broken the previous record. Season 4 of “Stranger Things” held the record with 335.01 million hours watched.

News by the Numbers

Data from Netflix indicates that more than 50 million households have watched the show since it debuted, making it the English-language TV series on Netflix with the most hours seen in a week.

The program has also surpassed Stranger Things’ previous record by being #1 in 83 nations. Other recent programs, like the Jeffrey Dahmer true crime series Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story back in late September, have gone close to breaking Stranger Things’ record.

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