Did Seth MacFarlane STEAL TED Idea?

The creators of web series from 2009 about a foul-mouthed teddy bear have filed a copyright infringement suit against Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and the producers of Ted.

Bengal Mangle Productions maintain that Ted “is an unlawful copy” of its own animated teddy, who was featured in two different web series, Charlie The Abusive Teddy and Acting School Academy.

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The suit, filed today in Los Angeles Superior Court, states that those web series aired in 2009 and 2010 on Youtube, FunnyOrDie.com and other streaming websites. Continue reading