With more than 200 episodes apiece, both of these fan-favourite series have longtime, die-hard fanbases, and, though Family Guy and American Dad share a lot of similarities (suburban families, loud-mouthed patriarchs, talking pets, obnoxious children), there are a few factors that distinguish them from each other.
This WatchMojo video highlights these factors as it pits the series against each other. Will the Smiths or the Griffins come out tops? Which do you think deserves to take the title for best Seth MacFarlane animated comedy?
In the time of worldwide lockdowns, research has shown that animation is the most popular genre being streamed across the globe, with a spike in streaming time of 22% since the start of lockdown.
Looking for escapist comedy? Season 16 of Family Guy and Season 14 of American Dad are currently streaming on Showmax, along with a host of Adult Swim animated series, from Robot Chicken to Samurai Jack.