When a heat wave hits Quahog, Peter gets Brian to enter a dog show to win $500 so that the family can get a new air conditioner. When they argue over a trick gone bad, Brian walks out on the family and Peter replaces him with a cat. Brian struggles to assert his civil rights and soon ends up at the pound. Luckily, Peter is able to bail him out by bribing the judge.
|Name||Family Guy Season 1 : Brian: Portrait of a Dog|
|Air Date||May 15th, 1999|
|Networks||FOX, Adult Swim|
|Production Companies||Fox Television Animation, 20th Century Fox Television, Fuzzy Door Productions|
|Director||Michael Dante DiMartino|
|Guest Stars||Mary Scheer, Dick Van Patten, Joey Slotnick, Butch Hartman, Wally Wingert, Lori Alan, Rachael MacFarlane|
|Plot Keywords||high school, sex, alcohol, adult humor, satire, parody, middle class, dysfunctional family, alcoholism, anthropomorphism, social satire, dating, boy genius, adult animation, evil baby, talking baby|
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