John makes a Christmas miracle happen by bringing his one and only friend to life, his teddy bear. The two grow up together and John must then choose to stay with his girlfriend or keep his friendship with his crude and extremely inappropriate teddy bear, Ted.
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (born October 26, 1973) is an American actor, voice actor, animator, screenwriter, comedian, producer, director, and singer. He is best known as the creator of the animated sitcom Family Guy and as co-creator of American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows’ various characters.
A native of Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television shows, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter’s Laboratory and I Am Weasel, before creating his own series for 20th Century Fox entitled Family Guy in 1999. MacFarlane went on to co-create American Dad! in 2005, and The Cleveland Show in 2009 for Fox. He also went on to serve as executive producer on the Fox sitcom The Winner.
As an actor, he has made guest appearances on shows such as Gilmore Girls… read more
Funny as hell. Only the mubi snobs would give anything less than 5 starts to this movie. People who have no sense of humor, and whose favorite films list is composed only of french artsy shit would consider Ted crap. Sure, it's not a film that deeply touches my soul, but who cares, it's extremely good at what it's supposed to be: fun entertainment. Better than some Star Wars shit at that. Yeah, I said it.
3 1/2 out of 5 stars. Admittedly, Ted is nothing more than a live-action episode of Family Guy minus the Griffin family. You don't need to be a Family Guy fan to enjoy Ted but it definitely won't hurt. The smaller jokes were funnier than the ones that fished for the bigger laughs but I enjoyed Ted way more than I thought I would. Flash Gordon references never hurt, either.
After nearly claiming ownership of the “Animation Domination” lineup Sunday nights on Fox, Seth MacFarlane makes the leap to the theatrical stage with Ted, which has the marketing concept and appearance… read review