Kirk travels back in time to save the Oscars—and just won't leave

William Shatner invaded Seth MacFarlane's opening Oscars sketch to add a science fiction plot line to the Academy Awards. Captain James T. Kirk (suspiciously wearing his admiral's uniform and sounding less like Shatner doing Kirk than Shatner doing grumpy Shatner) traveled back in time to prevent MacFarlane from being … » 2/24/13 6:04pm 2/24/13 6:04pm

Ted is basically a 106-minute Family Guy episode

Anyone who's seen an episode of modern Family Guy — discount the halcyon seasons of 1999-2002, when nobody watched it — is immediately familiar with the cartoon's formula. That is, nostalgia-fueled pop culture gags paired with smash cuts plus a sincere yearning for Golden Age of American animation coupled with a few… » 6/29/12 10:15am 6/29/12 10:15am

4 clips from Ted shows what happens when your Teddy Bear grows up and…

We're hesitant about Seth MacFarlane and Mark Wahlberg's strange comedy Ted, mostly because the bear (voiced by MacFarlane) is basically his Family Guy character Peter Griffin with fur. Then again, some of the jokes are pretty funny. Watch these four clips, and let us know what you think: adorable magical story about… » 6/18/12 10:40am 6/18/12 10:40am

High-res Ted photos show you how to party like a teddy bear

Looks as though the magically animated teddy bear gets his party on, big time, in Seth MacFarlane's Ted, judging from a dozen high-res photos that just came out. There is something about the sight of a teddy bear in a suit, or a teddy bear on a couch with four hot babes, that leaves you thinking this could have some… » 6/15/12 5:30pm 6/15/12 5:30pm

Can Seth MacFarlane and Neil deGrasse Tyson rekindle our passion for…

In Fall 2013, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will team up with Neil deGrasse Tyson in a bid to bring back COSMOS, the iconic television series written by Carl Sagan, his wife Ann Druyan, and astrophysicist Steven Soter. Druyan and Soter will co-produce with MacFarlane, and Tyson will be filling the shoes of Sagan… » 5/17/12 1:20pm 5/17/12 1:20pm

In the first trailer for Ted, Seth MacFarlane is a bong-ripping teddy…

The first trailer for director Seth MacFarlane's live-action film debut has hit the web. In this ribald buddy comedy, Mark Wahlberg wishes his favorite childhood toy (voiced by MacFarlane) to life, and they proceed to swear a lot in Boston accents. Ted hits theaters July 13. Hat tip to Ash (Not From Pallet Town)! » 4/02/12 5:15am 4/02/12 5:15am