Fans mad at Seth MacFarlane for killing off Brian

Could Brian return from the dead on Family Guy? It is very possible.
Could Brian return from the dead on Family Guy? It is very possible.

Have fans forgiven Seth MacFarlane for killing Brian yet?

Today the Huffington Post gets into the very deep coverup over why the (temporary) death of beloved “Family Guy” pet, Brian, caused an uproar among fans who were furious that Seth MacFarlane and writers would kill off, and then seemingly replace, the pooch.

MacFarlane tells Entertainment Weekly that he had not expected his fanbase to react so violently, saying, “We were all very surprised, in a good way, that people still cared enough about that character to be that angry. We thought it would create a little bit of a stir, but the rage wasn’t something we counted on.”

He did not discuss whether his fans’ “rage” motivated him to bring the family pet back from the dead, or if it had all been a part of the original master-plan. Although, he has previously expressed that Brian was never gone for good.

MacFarlane thinks that the stunt served its purpose well, saying, “… It reminded people this is still a show where anything that can happen despite the fact it’s been on for a while.” “Family Guy” is currently in its 12th season, and it’s safe to say that the stunt definitely spiced things up.

He also made it clear that he’s not one to reuse gags. He confirmed that Brian is back for good, saying, “Would I do it again? No. We already did it.”MORE WITH VIDEO...

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