You might think that Ted is just a comedy about a filthy teddy bear, but this movie about a filthy teddy bear made over a half-billion dollars and was nominated for an Oscar. It was, in its time, the biggest R-rated comedy ever. Need more Ted trivia? Get ready for even more fluffy facts in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!
Because Ted was Seth MacFarlane's first movie, he brought in a lot of friendly faces, er voices, from Family Guy. Stars Mila Kunis (Meg), Alex Borstein (Lois), Patrick Warburton (Joe) and Patrick Stewart (Baby Susie) all worked with MacFarlane on his animated series before being cast in Ted. And, that's not all. MacFarlane, who produces Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey for National Geographic, asked host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to approve the shots of the night sky to make sure the stars looked right. That's pretty impressive detail for a movie about a filthy stuffed bear.
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