Peter Griffin Biography:
Peter Griffin was born in Quahog, Rhode Island, around 1960, to Francis and Rose Griffin. He was baptized in the Roman Catholic faith as a baby. He enjoys watching TV. Peter's favorite television shows are Star Trek, Three's Company, Happy Days, The Brady Bunch , The Honeymooners, Coach, Joan of Arcadia and Lost
. He also likes music and is a huge fan of KISS.
Peter is a product safety inspector at company 'Happy-Go-Lucky Toys'. His boss is Mr. Weed. Fortunately Peter's boss regards him as "eye candy" and overlooks his lack of efficiency and productivity.
He had a fishing boat which he christened the S.S. More Powerful Than Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, And The Incredible Hulk Put Together. This led to his career as a fisherman. However, after the boat sank during a trip to Pelican's Reef, Peter and his drinking buddies were stuck on an island for a number of months. After their rescue, Peter returned home to find that his wife, Lois
, had married his best friend, Brian
the dog. Showing up naked at the Spooner Street house one day, he was able to win back the affections of Lois, who reached a mutual agreement to divorce Brian and remarry Peter.
Voice Actor: Seth MacFarlane
Peter Griffin Personality:
Peter Griffin is a large, loud and lovable oaf who isn't afraid to express his numerous opinions. He is the head of Griffin Family and would do anything for them as long as that anything won't prevent him from enjoying his TV time.
He is very enthusiastic, but has a serious disadvantage: the complete lack of common sense and good judgement. Peter didn't know how to fart till he was 30. Since then, he farts very often. He's fat, loves Pawtucket Beer, and is always there for some good physical comedy.
Peter is often transformed by traumatic experience, and then is restored to "normal" by a simple, almost trivial experience. For example, after the shock therapy administered by Brian, Peter assumed the persona of a wealthy, snobbish socialite and bid too much money at an auction. To snap Peter back to reality and his "normal" self, Brian broke one of Peter's Star Wars collectibles.
Peter Griffin Quotes:
Peter: Ok, here's another riddle. A woman has two children. A homicidal murderer tells her she can only keep one. Which one does she let him kill?
Brian: That's not a riddle. That's ... that's just terrible.
Peter: Wrong, the ugly one!
Peter: Don't worry Chris. Sometimes it's good not to fit in. (Flashback to Veitnam)
Peter (dressed in a clown suit): You guys are stupid. Their gonna be looking for army people.
Chris: Dad, what's the blow-hole for?
Peter: I'll tell you what it's not for, son. And when I do, you'll understand why I can never go back to Sea World.
Peter: I'd like to propose a toast to our neighbors. Sure they might be black, handicapped, and a heartless sex hound, but hey, if they moved out some smelly Hawaiians might move in.
Peter: Just don't forget our deal, Lois. I sit through this and later tonight I get anal. You hear me? No matter how neat I want the house you have to clean it.
Peter (when he's hungover): This sucks worse than that time I went to that museum. (Flashback to childhood, standing in museum looking at dinosaur
Peter (as a child): Why did all the dinosaurs die out?
Man at Museum: Because you touch yourself at night.
Peter: You know those Germans; if you don't join the party, they come get you.
Peter: [writing letter] Dear MacGuyver, Enclosed is a rubber band, a paper clip, and a drinking straw. Please save my dog.
Peter (after Lois tells him he's childish): "If I'm a child that means you're a pedophile, and I'll be damned if i'm going stand here and take this from a pervert."