They were iconic well before they voiced characters on the show, and the loss of Adam West and Carrie Fisher struck the geek community hard. Losing Leia after discovering that she became a general and had much to teach us yet was especially difficult. The showrunners of Family Guy discussed honoring both stars recently in an interview, saying that they would not bring in new characters with the same characteristics in order to truly honr the actors we've lost.
Spoilers about the next season were also discussed. The first episode will kick off with a two-part storyline, an unusual break from the show's regular routine. Brian will even get married, which should be interesting, to say the least.
What are you looking forward to regarding the next season? What do you hope to see?