“Household Man” first premiered on Fox in 1999 and Sunday evening (Jan. 14) it’s going to air its 300th episode, which is smack dab in the midst of the present’s 16th season. To have fun the milestone occasion, listed below are seven enjoyable details concerning the long-running animated sequence.
1. Lois initially was a blonde.
The character was initially conceived as a blonde and she or he even had the golden hair within the pilot, however then the present determined to shortly go in a unique route, giving her pink hair in all of the episodes that adopted.
2. “Household Man” was the primary animated present to be nominated within the Emmy’s excellent comedy sequence class since “The Flinstones.”
Seth MacFarlane’s sequence helped the Emmys understand that animated exhibits are vital, too, by being so good that it was nominated within the excellent comedy sequence class, which was one thing that hadn’t been performed since “The Flinstones,” which aired within the 1960s.
three. Lacey Chabert was the unique voice of Meg.
The “Imply Women” star voiced Meg for the primary season of the sequence, however after her contract expired, the present employed Mila Kunis to take over because the voice actress.
“Household Man” airs its 300th episode on Jan. 14 on Fox. Photograph: Fox
four. Seth Inexperienced based mostly Chris’ voice on Buffalo Invoice from “Silence of the Lambs.”
The actor has been very open concerning the inspiration behind his character’s voice, typically discussing it on discuss exhibits and even within the “Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story” particular film.
5. The phrase “What the hell” is a operating joke on the present.
The characters themselves won’t think about it a joke, however the writers certain do, because the phrase is alleged by at the least one character in each episode of the long-running sequence.
6. William H. Macy auditioned to voice Brian.
Although MacFarlane voices Peter, Stewie and Brian, three of the present’s important characters, Macy actually wished the function of Brian and tried out for it in 1997. MacFarlane confirmed this on Twitter in 2010 and even stated that he thinks he “made a foul name.”
7. The entire franchise is price an estimated $2 billion.
This quantity was revealed by Barbara Walters in 2012 throughout an interview with MacFarlane and as its been a couple of years since then and the present is ready to air its milestone 300th episode, that quantity has doubtless solely elevated.
The 300th episode of “Household Man” airs Sunday (Jan. 14) on Fox at 9 p.m. EST.