Barbara "Babs" Pewterschmidt (née Hebrewberg) is a character on the animated TV show Family Guy. She is the mother of Lois Griffin and the maternal grandmother of Meg, Chris, and Stewie Griffin. Like her husband, she shares his dislike for their son-in-law but she is slightly more tolerant of him. She is a survivor of the Holocaust, meaning she is of Jewish origin. She is seen at the trial with her husband.