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Microsoft, 'Family Guy' Creators Come to Their Senses

So, had Microsoft's advertising executives just never seen an episode of "Family Guy," or what? We were shocked by the news that Microsoft had bought a whole episode of "Family Guy" -- and that the show's producers had sold it. This week, though, we were relieved to learn that Microsoft has backed off the whole "Family Guy" idea given that some of the show's jokes are, uh, a tad unconventional.

Really, Microsoft, you really didn't know? Or was this all just some sort of weird publicity stunt for both parties?

Posted by Lee Pender on October 28, 2009 at 11:55 AM


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