How come there are so many flashbacks in the TV show Family Guy?
I find it hilarious. The show would be too linear and short without flashbacks. It also causes jokes that are normally verbal to have physical conveyance, thus emphasizing the comedic aspect of said joke.
thats the style of the show, just for comedy
Because the writers are running out if ideas and prewritten/animated clips are easier to produce. But who cares its still funny.