We’re not sure what’s going to be funnier: the stoner antics of the foul-mouthed teddy bear of Ted, or the newspaper stories about outraged parents who accidentally take their kids to this R-rated comedy. Here’s the red-band trailer for the first film from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. Mark Wahlberg stars as a regular guy whose Christmas wish once brought his favorite toy to life, and now he’s stuck with the freeloader. It’s a happy enough existence as the roommates hang out and get high. You still can’t blame Wahlberg for wanting to grow up once he meets the lovely Mila Kunis.
Even those who’ve given up on Family Guy might admit that MacFarlane is working some comedy gold here. It’s certainly impressive that Universal gave the writer/director (and voice of Ted) a big budget to make one realistic fantasy. Also, we’ll never be afraid of thunder again.