Family Guy Pulls Off a Resurrection
Seth MacFarlane was offering fans a 'lesson'
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Dec 16, 2013 8:54 AM CST
This image released by Fox shows characters from "Family Guy."   (AP Photo/Fox)

(Newser) – After a few weeks in the afterlife, Brian the dog is back on Family Guy. ABC News explains the resurrection: With help from a Christmas wish to save his best friend, baby Stewie travels back in time and pushes Brian out of the way of an oncoming car. Briefly, the two have a happy reunion; then the future Stewie disappears. The version of himself that remains has no idea about the would-be death, though Brian is aware of the rescue. Creator Seth MacFarlane says the plotline was a "lesson" for fans, Digital Spy notes: "And thus endeth our warm, fuzzy holiday lesson," MacFarlane tweeted. "Never take those you love for granted, for they can be gone in a flash."

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rickydarlin
Dec 20, 2013 7:48 AM CST
family guy and duck dudes have found out how to get more people to watch
foxnewsis1
Dec 16, 2013 8:20 PM CST
I only knew two people who ever watched the show. Oddly enough the couple looked just like the couple on the show.
TwoSheds
Dec 16, 2013 7:24 PM CST
I figured it would be more like Beethoven