Seth MacFarlane Surprised By Family Guy Death Backlash

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January 14, 2014 AT 12:15 PM
“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane was stunned by fans’ outrage after one of the cartoon’s main characters was killed off. During an episode of the hit animated program in November, the Griffin family’s pet dog Brian died after being hit by a car. Angry viewers took to the web to slam the decision, launching a petition for MacFarlane to resurrect the cartoon canine. He admits, “We were all very surprised – in a good way – that people still cared about that character to be that angry.