The video was in fact two separate clips edited together from a recent episode to make it look like Peter Griffin won the Boston Marathon by detonating explosions.
The show’s creator Seth MacFarlane shut down rumours that the circulating clip was real, tweeting: “The edited Family Guy clip currently circulating is abhorrent. The event was a crime and a tragedy, and my thoughts are with the victims.”
The clips in question were taken from separate points in the episode entitled ‘Turban Cowboy’, which aired in the US on March 17 this year. Continue reading »