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'Family Guy' debuts preview of 'Simpsons' crossover episode at Comic Con

The Griffin family drops in for a visit

The Griffin family drops in for a visit with the Simpson family in the special one-hour "The Simpsons Guy" season premiere crossover event. Photo Credit: Fox

The Griffins are headed to Springfield, in Fox's highly anticipated "Family Guy," "The Simpsons" crossover episode. 

According to a Fox news release, the special one-hour show, "The Simpson Guy," will be the Sept. 28, 2014, season premiere of "Family Guy."

The episode, according to the Entertainment Weekly website,, will find the Griffin family on a road trip that takes them to Springfield, where the two iconic animated families meet. 

While patriarchs of the families, Peter Griffin and Homer Simpson, bond over doughnuts; Stewie and Bart strike up a friendship over prank calls. The friendship between the families, however, may be threatened when Homer calls Pawtucket Patriot Ale a rip-off of Duff Beer. reported that during Saturday's "Family Guy" panel at Comic-Con in San Diego, Fox showed a five-minute preview of the Simpson-Griffin episode -- which also features a cameo by Bob from another Fox animated comedy, "Bob's Burgers."



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