- “You know you're eating mostly horse hooves and tallow, right? You're cool with that?”
- ―Brian talking to Santa's Little Helper
Brian H. Griffin is the Griffin family's talking dog on Family Guy. He is a struggling writer/author who was born on a farm in the rural areas of Austin, Texas. He is strongly disliked by his sex-crazed neighbor, Glenn Quagmire but he is able to maintain a relationship with his best friend, Stewie Griffin. On the Family Guy episode "Life Of Brian" He is killed by an oncoming car and is replaced by an Italian-American dog named Vinny. Two episodes later, he is brought back by Stewie via the return pad for his time machine.