The present has been nominated for a lot of awards over time, together with Finest Track Written for Visible Media on the Grammys and Excellent Animated Program on the Emmys.
In honor of the twenty fifth anniversary of the present’s debut episode, Seth MacFarlane opened up concerning the beloved animated sequence and its legacy.
Seth MacFarlane Speaks On The Future Of ‘Household Man’
Trying again on the final 25 years, and seeing the place the present is in the present day, MacFarlane admits “it’s nonetheless surviving and thriving.”
“It nonetheless has a large viewers and is an ideal instance of there being an urge for food for one thing,” he informed TheWrap including, “So we proceed to feed the beast.”
The animated series was initially canceled after its third season, nonetheless, the curiosity within the present, which was confirmed by DVD gross sales and rankings, satisfied Fox to carry again the sequence. The present now has 22 seasons.
So will the sequence come to an finish quickly? The present’s creator states, “there’s no indication that the present goes to finish any time quickly.”
Along with creating the present, MacFarlane voices many characters on ‘Household Man’ together with Peter Griffin, Brian Griffin, Stewie Griffin and Glenn Quagmire, so naturally, when showing on ‘The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon’, the nighttime host needed to ask MacFarlane to play a recreation involving just a few of his most beloved characters.
“I’m gonna to start out by shoplifting from Wetzel’s Pretzels, as a result of, like, what are they going to do? Soar over-the-counter and kill me for a pretzel?” MacFarlane stated in Peter Giffin’s Massachusetts accent, “No. You don’t have the heart to kill me, Wetzel’s Pretzels.”
After all, the viewers went wild, however the true shock was when Fallon requested MacFarlane to do an impression of Seamus, who, for these of you who don’t know, is ‘Household Man”s wooden-limbed fisherman.
“Do you guys even know who Seamus is?” MacFarlane requested earlier than the viewers cheered. “I need to get into yoga, so I can stretch my pegs,” MacFarlane stated in his Seamus voice.
Seth MacFarlane Reveals The Objective Of ‘Household Man’
With 22 seasons (and seemingly many extra to come back), Seth MacFarlane is talking on the present’s legacy, stating that “the purpose of the present is simply to make folks snicker.”
“It delves into social allegory and politics at times with out query, as a very good primetime animated present ought to, however that’s at all times secondary,” he informed the outlet including, “It’s a room stuffed with comedy writers who simply need to f—ing snicker. That’s the mission assertion of the present and it doesn’t ever actually attempt to place itself with any pomposity as something greater than that, which I believe on this occasion might be a very good factor.”
MacFarlane stars alongside different big-name actors together with Alex Borstein (Lois Griffin), Seth Inexperienced (Chris Griffin), and Mila Kunis (Meg Griffin). Patrick Warburton additionally gives his voice for the present within the character Joe Swanson, with Arif Zahir voicing Cleveland Brown.
‘Household Man’ returns to Fox on March 6 at 9:30 p.m. ET.