- November 29, 2009
'Dog Gone' is the eighth episode of the eighth season of the Fox animated comedy Family Guy. It aired on November 29, 2009 on Fox. The episode features Brian, the family pet, in an attempt to prove that a dog's life is just as important as a human's, after he accidentally runs over another dog with his car. Meanwhile, the Griffin family hires Consuela, a stereotypical Hispanic woman, as the new family maid, which they all later regret.The episode, written by series showrunner Steve Callaghan and directed by Julius Wu, received high praise from critics. It was viewed in 8.48 million homes in its original airing, in the United States.