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26/11/2013 06:58 GMT | Updated 26/11/2013 09:53 GMT

Brian Griffin Dead: Watch The Moment 'Family Guy' Dog Is Killed Off (VIDEO)

'Family Guy' fans have been left shocked after one of the show’s most beloved characters, Brian Griffin was killed off.

The family pet - who was one of the main characters in the long-running TV animated show - meets his end after getting run over by a car in the episode, 'Life Of Brian'.

CLICK THE VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH THE MOMENT BRIAN IS KILLED OFF

Brian was quickly replaced by a new dog, Vinnie, voiced by Tony Sirico of 'The Sopranos' but fans of the show have already set up a petition aimed at resurrecting the character.

But it looks like their efforts will prove to be fruitless after the show's makers confirmed Brian's departure will be permanent, tweeting: "RIP Brian. #familyguy."

Do you think it was a mistake to kill off Brian? Let us know by leaving a comment below...

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