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Man Who Looks Like Peter Griffin From Family Guy Is Mentioned In Seth MacFarlane’s Cartoon

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A Long Island, New York man who has gone viral for his impersonations of Family Guy’s Peter Griffin is candid about his impression of the character and gets a mention on the animated show.

Robert Franzese made his first public appearance as Griffin at the New York Comic-Con in 2012, which was ‘the first time’ [he] had ever dressed up” as the character.

“I decided to go to the Con dressed as characters, and if you’re familiar with the Ghost Rider character, there’s a western version of him,” Franzese said. LAD Bible. “But I got sunstroke in that suit, and… [decided] I can’t wear something like that to the Con tomorrow.’

Details: A Long Island, New York man who has gone viral for his impersonations of Family Guy’s Peter Griffin is candid about his impression of the character and gets a mention on the animated show

Franzese said he eventually “decided to wear something comfortable” and “found the Peter Griffin shirt and pants in my closet.”

He added, “I happened to have everything, it was like the planets aligned” and “everything was in the house” when things “came together” for the imitation.

He said that when he attended the Comic-Con event, he “had a whole entourage following him like he was ‘Stan Lee or something.”

Franzese opened up with the newfound boost in attention he received with the popular impersonation.

Backstory: Franzese said he eventually

Backstory: Franzese said he eventually “decided to wear something comfortable” and “found Peter Griffin’s shirt and pants in my closet”

Franzese was snapped next to comic book icon Stan Lee

Franzese was snapped next to comic book icon Stan Lee

“I thought that was my 15 minutes of fame, and it was over and just a cool day of my life,” he said, “but on July 4th, next year, someone had one of my videos on the Con and it exploded on Reddit.”

The impression has led Franzese to accumulate large numbers of followers on social media, with 600,000 on TikTok, 261,000 on YouTube and 45,000 on Instagram.

Franzese was mentioned in the 16th episode of the show’s 17th season, titled You Can’t Handle the Booth, in an order in which the show’s creator, Seth MacFarlane, provided the vocals while explaining to the characters that they were all fictitious. to be.

“None of you are real, you’re all TV characters voiced by me, Alex Borstein, Seth Green and Mila Kunis,” MacFarlane said, to which Griffin’s character said, “Wait, what? Wait a minute, if I’m not real, why does a fat geek pretend to be me at every Comic-Con?’

The Griffin impression has led Franzese to accumulate large numbers of followers on social media, with 600,000 on TikTok, 261,000 on YouTube and 45,000 on Instagram.

The Griffin impression has led Franzese to accumulate large numbers of followers on social media, with 600,000 on TikTok, 261,000 on YouTube and 45,000 on Instagram.

Details: Franzese was mentioned in the show's 16th episode of the show's 17th season, titled You Can't Handle the Booth, in an order that Seth MacFarlane, the show's creator, provided the vocals

Details: Franzese was mentioned in the 16th episode of the show’s 17th season, titled You Can’t Handle the Booth, in an order that the show’s creator Seth MacFarlane provided the vocals

MacFarlane replied, “Please don’t mention him, it will only encourage him.”

Franzese said he took the shade in a good mood, as he ‘never thought’ [he’d] be referred to’ in the first place.

“It’s Family Guy, if you don’t get toasted — it’s like Weird Al Yankovic in music — you can’t be mad if he parodies your song,” Franzese told the outlet. “It’s like, then you know you made it.”

Franzese opened up about previous contacts he has made with those involved in the long-running Fox cartoon.

“When I first started doing this, I didn’t know if I was going to be charged or not, so I went on IMDb and made a profile so I could contact them, and I came across a representative of [MacFarlane’s production company] Fuzzy Door and I introduced myself, and she said, “Oh yeah, we’ve heard about you, we love what you’re doing, you’ve even come up in table lectures about the possibility of doing a live episode .”‘

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