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  • I'm not even going to say "Spoiler Alert" here, as the episode already aired, and probably

  • everyone by now knows the huge plot twist in the latest episode of Family Guy: the death

  • of one of its main characters, Brian Griffin. So with that out of the way, let's explore

  • the episode and why the writers and producers may have really reached this decision.

  • The episode starts with Brian and Stewie fleeing from some native american indians after another

  • of their time-travels gone wrong, and we already see Brian barely making it alive after avoiding

  • a bunch of gunshots, spears and arrows. Then they make it back to their "real" timeline

  • (more on that later), only to have Brian be run over by a car and dying at the veterinary

  • clinic a little bit later. The family eventually gets a new dog, and life seems to be moving

  • on for everyone.

  • Alright, here's my idea on why the decision to kill off Brian was made, and what possibly

  • holds in the future for him (seeing as he IS scheduled to appear in future episodes).

  • For starters, I hadn't seen any of the episodes this season, I didn't even know that a new

  • Family Guy season had started, to be honest, and I feel I probably wasn't alone in that.

  • My interest in this series had waned long ago, and if it wasn't for Brian's death, I

  • probably wouldn't have watched any Family Guy this yearand I feel this was one of

  • the main reasons he got killed off: in order to renew public's interest altogetherand

  • it's a fact already that they managed to pull this off.

  • Plus, a new dog with a vastly different personality definitely will be able to renew the air in

  • a series that has already spent almost 12 seasons doing the same cutaway gags thing

  • over and over, so I for one welcome that.

  • Now, since Brian is scheduled to appear in future episodes, here's some ideas on how

  • they may bring him back: first off, this was one of those time-travel episodes, where they

  • go to the past and change things, then they go back again to alternate dimensions and

  • what not. It's possible then that Brian is still alive in another dimension, and that's

  • who we get to seeOR, we discover that the timeline they came back to this time,

  • was not the correct one, so I feel it's safe to say that Brian is not dead for long.

  • We'll have to wait and see what they do nextthe producers made a very bold move with this,

  • but we already see that it's completely working for them.

  • So what do you think? Do you think brian Griffins is going to back alive anytime soon? Please

  • leave your comments in the section below, thank you.

I'm not even going to say "Spoiler Alert" here, as the episode already aired, and probably

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[TV Review] Family Guy S12E06: "Life of Brian" (Brian's death controversy) (CC: English)

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    Phoebe posted on 2013/12/06
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