It is revealed to be Kevin Swanson, the son of Joe and Bonnie Swanson, whom they had presumed had died fighting in the war in Iraq. Overjoyed, they ask why the army had reported that he had died in action.
Did Kevin Die in Family Guy?
It is revealed in passing that Kevin has been killed in the line of duty in Iraq, but later comes to arrive on Spooner Street with conflicting stories of exactly what happened overseas. When grilled by his parents, it is unveiled that Kevin deserted the Army after disagreeing with the war.
What happened to Joes legs?
Admitting to having lied about losing the use of his legs during a fight with The Grinch on the roof of an orphanage, Joe reveals the truth: after being exposed in an undercover infiltration of the heroin operation, Joe was shot by Briggs point-blank in the legs.
Why is Joe in a wheelchair?
Joseph Joe Swanson is a character in the television comedy series Family Guy. He is friends with other main characters, Peter Griffin and Glenn Quagmire. He is in a wheelchair because a criminal hit him with a pipe, and later shot him in both of his legs. He is married to Bonnie Swanson.