Many tie-in media have been released, including Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, a straight-to-DVD special released in 2005; Family Guy: Live in Vegas, a soundtrack-DVD combo released in 2005, featuring music from the show as well as original music created by Mac Farlane and Walter Murphy; a video game and pinball machine, released in 20, respectively; since 2005, six books published by Harper Adult based on the Family Guy universe; and Laugh It Up, Fuzzball: The Family Guy Trilogy (2010), a series of parodies of the original Star Wars trilogy.
In 2008, Mac Farlane confirmed that the cast was interested in producing a feature film and that he was working on a story for a film adaptation.
Larry (left) and Steve (right) as they appeared in Larry & Steve (1997), an animated short directed by Seth Mac Farlane.
Larry and Steve would form the basis for the Family Guy characters of Peter and Brian, respectively.
Adult Swim aired that episode in 2003, finishing the series' original run.Mac Farlane, in an interview with a news program on WNAC-TV, Channel 64 in Providence, stated that the town is modeled after Cranston, Rhode Island.In 1996 Mac Farlane created a sequel to The Life of Larry entitled Larry and Steve, which featured a middle-aged character named Larry and an intellectual dog, Steve; the short was broadcast in 1997 as one of Cartoon Network's World Premiere Toons.A spin-off series, The Cleveland Show, featuring Cleveland Brown, aired from September 27, 2009, to May 19, 2013."The Simpsons Guy", a crossover episode with The Simpsons, aired on September 28, 2014.