Brian Griffin the dog – one of Family Guy’s most beloved characters, was killed last night in a car accident.
Griffin was killed off by the show on Sunday night’s episode … and while no reason has been given as to why the dog was removed from the show, the internet is not at all happy about it.
As at Sunday night and Monday morning, many Brian Griffin trending topics ruled Twitter in the worldwide trends, with many users expressing displeasure and intense disappointment over the major development.
A petition was even set up at Change.org, demanding that the character be brought back to Family Guy and as at the time of the broadcast, the petition gathered over 1,500 signatures. Also, a Facebook page called ‘R.I.P Brian Griffin from Family Guy’ sprout up and gathered more than 100,000 likes, with fans also asking for the pet character’s return.
Brian Griffin was voiced by the show’s creator Seth MacFarlane and has been replaced by a new pet dog called Vinnie -voiced by “Sopranos” star Tony Sirico.
Now, for the heartbreaking moment …