Carl is the manager of the local gas station and convenience store, the Quahog Mini-Mart. He has an interest in sexy women and movies featuring sexy women. He also likes women with braces. Carl enjoys passing the time by discussing movie trivia with his co-workers and even his customers.
He is good friends with recurring customer Brian and eventually becomes good friends with Chris after Chris gets a job working for him. He does not get along with Meg, whom he hires and fires in "Movin' Out (Brian's Song)".
He is an alcoholic, partaking in Alcoholics Anonymous meetings Peter attends in "Friends of Peter G". Due to alcohol, he did nothing but stay on his couch and watch movies, giving a thorough film knowledge.
Brian plants a fake lottery ticket at the Mini-Mart with Queen's News of the World album art in order to scare Stewie in "Killer Queen". Carl also thanks Brian for letting him be Yoda in the Star Wars episodes.
Peter and Brian stop in at the Mini-Mart in "Turkey Guys" while searching for a replacement bird after eating it while drunk the night before Thanksgiving.
He has a crowd scene cameo in "No Giggity, No Doubt".
Carl works at an adult bookstore where Peter and Lois shop in "Heart Burn".
- FG423 "Deep Throats"
- FG502 "Mother Tucker"
- FG602 "Movin' Out (Brian's Song)"
- FG704 "Baby Not On Board"
- FG711 "Not All Dogs Go To Heaven" (DVD only)
- FG813 "Go, Stewie, Go!"
- FG820 Something, Something, Something, Dark Side (as Yoda)
- FG901 "And Then There Were Fewer"
- FG907 "Road to the North Pole"
- FG908 "New Kidney in Town" (mentioned)
- FG910 "Friends of Peter G"
- FG913 "Trading Places"
- FG914 "Tiegs for Two"
- FG918 "It's A Trap!" (as Yoda)
- FG1016 "Killer Queen"
- FG1021 "Tea Peter"
- FG1022 "Family Guy Viewer Mail No. 2"
- FG1113 "Chris Cross"
- FG1116 "12 and a Half Angry Men"
- FG1206 "Life of Brian"
- FG1301 "The Simpsons Guy"
- FG1305 "Turkey Guys"
- FG1310 "Quagmire's Mom"
- FG1316 "Roasted Guy"
- FG1403 "Guy, Robot"
- FG1514 "The Dating Game"
- FG1515 "Cop and a Half-Wit"
- FG1516 "Saturated Fat Guy"
- FG1604 "Follow the Money"
- FG1607 "Petey IV"
- FG1701 "Married...With Cancer"
- FG1715 "No Giggity, No Doubt"
- FG1803 "Absolutely Babulous" (mentioned)
- FG1807 "Heart Burn"
- FG1816 "Start Me Up"