Three weeks after “Family Guy’ shockingly killed off beloved dog Brian, the animated comedy brought the pooch back in a sweet episode.

Executive producer Seth MacFarlane on Twitter:

And thus endeth our warm, fuzzy holiday lesson: Never take those you love for granted, for they can be gone in a flash. I mean, you didn’t really think we’d kill off Brian, did you? Jesus, we’d have to be f–ing high.