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That Terrible 'Ted' Movie

Terminus in WA Wrote: Jul 13, 2012 4:32 PM
Wow, Pagan - for you to pull that out out of thin air raises its own questions. If you must know, it is the name of a fabricated toy from a Dave Barry column about a zillion years ago. But I'll change it for you if it makes you more comfortable...
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...