Primarily based on the trailer, this appears like a reasonably formulaic sitcom strategy to Ted’s earlier years, however there’s loads of room for enjoyable. Having Ted round throughout John’s childhood permits for loads of teenage shenanigans. Contemplating MacFarlane broke out along with his irreverent spin on the animated sitcom with “Household Man,” I am hoping he is acquired some extra tips up his sleeve for a live-action sitcom.
Having directed, produced, written, and starred in each “Ted” films, Seth MacFarlane is doing all of it once more for the Peacock collection, together with appearing as showrunner. Becoming a member of him as govt producers, writers, and co-showrunners are Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh, who each labored on all the collection run of “Trendy Household” and almost two dozen episodes of “King of the Hill.” Erica Huggins, Alana Kleiman, Jason Clark, and Aimee Carlson additionally function govt producers.
This is the official synopsis for the “Ted” collection from Peacock:
On this comedic prequel occasion collection to the Ted movies, it is 1993, and Ted the bear’s (Seth MacFarlane) second of fame has handed. He is now residing again dwelling in Framingham, Massachusetts along with his greatest good friend, 16-year-old John Bennett (Max Burkholder), together with John’s mother and father, Matty and Susan (Scott Grimes and Alanna Ubach) and cousin Blaire (Giorgia Whigham). Ted could also be a awful affect on John, however on the finish of the day, he is a loyal pal who’s at all times keen to exit on a limb for friendship
All seven episodes of “Ted” will debut on Peacock beginning on January 11, 2024.