• Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

    In response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon (see Patton Oswalt’s response) on Monday, that, as of this writing, has left three dead and 183 injured, Fox has pulled a recent episode of Family Guy that depicts multiple deaths at the Boston Marathon.

    Originally airing on March 17, the episode features a flashback scene wherein character Peter Griffin is seen running over runners at the Boston Marathon with his car, eventually winning the race. “I’ll tell ya, Bob, I just got in my car and drove it,’ Griffin says. “And when there was a guy in my way, I killed him.”

    Fox announced the episode has been removed from Fox.com and Hulu and will never again be re-aired on television or otherwise.

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