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That Terrible 'Ted' Movie

JasonCharleston Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 4:09 PM
I am sorry. But if we didn't have the era of PC. Seth McFarlene would be an average comedian. We think he's funny because we've had to supress genuinely funny stereotypes and situations. To compare Teddy to Blazing Saddles, Airplane, or even Spaceballs is the joke. I saw it. It's an okay movie. But again, it wasn't clever in away that Airplane or Blazing Saddles did their humor. It was just in-your-face humor. Something anyone of us could have come up with. I am no Brent Bozell fan, but will this movie be remember? I think not.
Seth MacFarlane, whose $100 million contract with Fox makes him the highest paid TV writer in history, is now trying to take over the cineplex, with the same old shtick. You could pluck his oeuvre out of the summer movie-preview articles without any difficulty. His was the one where the teddy bear comes to life and becomes a profane slacker who practically lives inside a bong and hires hookers in groups.

The movie's title is "Ted." It won its opening weekend with a $54 million gross at the box office. Clearly, MacFarlane's fans cannot consume enough of his pop-culture sewage.

"Ted" is...