Doom and gloom. He perished, and my household nearly came to a standstill. After trying to solve the problem myself, I realized I was spending far too much time on the project, yet I didn't know what to do. I could replace him I suppose, but the family had formed an emotional attachment to the current model, and I didn't like the detailing on the current models.
Enter the all-knowing
Frankly, I prefer him this way, as he complains far less. Sure, he's pretty much lost his language, but when I really need to understand him, I just turn on closed captioning. Once you try it, you'll never go back.