Michael Schneider. Wong, with an eye toward casting an Asian American actress in the part. But then Susan Sarandon suddenly became available, and the Oscar-winning actress was tapped for the role instead. But change is very slow. The fact that Apu is voiced by a white actor is just part of the problem, as many viewers have also cringed over the years at the stereotype of a South Asian man. Others really love the character.
'Family Guy' Fans Think Peter and Lois Are Headed for Divorce
This show started out as sort of a Denser and Wackier take on The Simpsons , which of course already has enough regular Defanged Horrors. In recent years especially after getting uncancelled for the second time in , it's started going into South Park territory. Community Showcase More. Follow TV Tropes. You need to login to do this. Get Known if you don't have an account. Please don't list it on a work's trope example list.
There was a time when people dismissed Family Guy as nothing more than a rip-off of The Simpsons. Obese and stupid Dad? Precocious child with a problem with authority? All present and correct. Yet, from the very first moment it was broadcast, Family Guy showed that — in many ways — it had more edge than its Springfield set counterpart.
Orenthal James "O. In his second career, as an actor, O. That was overshadowed by his high-profile trial and subsequent acquittal of the charge of murdering wife Nicole Brown Simpson and friend Ronald Goldman.