'Family Guy': Brian "Family Guy" shocked fans by offing one of its central characters in Sunday's episode; family dog Brian was hit by a car. Here's a look back at other popular TV characters who bit the dust. (Fox)
Sunday's episode was just that, as the Griffin family said goodbye to one of its own. Please note, massive spoiler ahead.
Last night, the Griffins said goodbye to their beloved dog, Brian (voiced by the show's creator), who has been with them since the pilot premiere in 1999. To cope with the loss, the family immediately replaces Brian with a new dog named Vinny.
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