, Herbert, along with his dog Jesse, ranked spot number 16 in IGN's "Top 25 Family Guy Characters". Herbert has received mixed reviews from critics, who have expressed varying opinions on the pedophilia-related humor involving the character.  As with most of the other characters he created, Henry voices Herbert. Mike Henry had also said that the inspiration was a senior citizen that used to work with him at a grocery store. The DVD animatic unofficially gives Herbert the first name of "John". "Herbert is one of the series' most popular minor characters, having appeared in an impressive 28 episodes. Family Guy Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. At Herbert's suggestion, Peter makes Chris do chores for Herbert. He becomes fixated on Chris in "To Love and Die in Dixie" when Chris took up a paper route and developed an unhealthy obsession with him. Mike Henry. In "The Courtship of Stewie's Father", Chris breaks his window with a baseball, and Lois decides to pay for the broken window out of Chris's allowance.  In Laugh It Up, Fuzzball: The Family Guy Trilogy, Herbert appears as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Full name
They pointed out that Herbert is one of the most popular recurring characters in the series, referring to him (with his dog Jesse) as one of the characters that stuck out from the rest. Category page. Thanks! When Chris loses his paper route due to Superstore U.S.A. in "Hell Comes to Quahog", Herbert gets shot by the truck that's launching newspapers.
In Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, he is heard during the intermission asking, "Chris do you have a shower scene? He called him "a black hole of shittiness whose every appearance brings out the worst tendencies of Family Guy", adding that his "appearance brings every episode he's in to a screeching halt". Family Guy All Episodes bc IMDB sucks balls. In the last scene of the episode, he turns on the TV to an announcement of the Little League World Series.  He later takes Chris out to dinner. A jealous Mr. Herbert tries to tell Chris that the elderly German puppeteer that he is hanging out with is actually a notorious Nazi war criminal. Written by On the search to find a new hobby, Chris meets a puppeteer named Franz, an old friend of Herbert's. When they begin to shuffle through Herbert's pockets and clothes he takes pleasure. Part of Herbert's appeal is his ability to seamlessly integrate sexually suggestive comments into regular conversation without being noticed by authority figures". Looking for some great streaming picks? He has a high-pitched, very soft, effeminate voice and with a slight whistle lisp. He lays there moaning in pain along with Jesse, then proceeds to passing out snoring with the usual whistling. Trending pages. To get to the park, he jumps on a motorcycle driven by Herbert. Herbert's first name is revealed officially as "John" in "Valentine's Day in Quahog". Fox Publicity. In "Petergeist", he saves Chris from being eaten by a giant evil tree. John Herbert  This is furthered in the season 9 (2011) episode "German Guy", in which Herbert reveals he was a member of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II and was captured by Wehrmacht forces when he was shot down over Germany while escorting a bombing raid.
With no police in Quahog in "Barely Legal", Peter states that he had hired some homeless boys to pickpocket old, rich people. , Herbert has appeared on various occasions in Family Guy spinoffs, such as in various cutaway gags in several episodes of The Cleveland Show. He is a retired United States Army veteran.
 Herbert has a grand-niece, Sandy, whom he helps attract Chris in the style of Cyrano de Bergerac in the episode "Valentine's Day in Quahog" (season 11, 2013). , In the episode "Padre de Familia" (season 6, 2007), Herbert is revealed to be a war veteran, as he is shown singing "God Bless the USA" in a local Veterans Day parade.
On the search to find a new hobby, Chris meets a puppeteer named Franz, an old friend of Herbert's. An African version of Herbert appears in "Scammed Yankees". In the uncensored version of "Brian's Play", Herbert arrives at the Quahog Playhouse in a carriage pulled by a team of boys.
In "The Perfect Castaway", he asks Brian for an ice-cream truck with which to entice children, which would later appear in "And Then There Were Fewer".