Carrie Fisher gets exactly the kind of eulogy you’d expect from ‘Family Guy’
The world lost Carrie Fisher almost two years ago, and on Sunday night Family Guy used the approaching anniversary of her death to finally lay Angela, the character she voiced, to rest.
It’s not the most touching set of parting words you’ll ever hear, but this is also Family Guy. That Peter Griffin’s eulogy for his former boss — Fisher played Peter’s boss at the Pawtucket Brewery, appearing in 25 episodes since 2005 — manages to avoid being overtly offensive is an achievement unto itself.
Peter’s goodbye is mostly comprised of weird, tangential references to TV show theme songs. There’s one genuinely touching bit right at the end, though: “I may have lost a boss, but heaven has gained a princess.” Read more…