Ted, everyone's favorite foul-mouthed stuffed bear, is back for more trash talking. Talking animals have long been a screen favorite, and not just in toons. Here are four other movie critters who had a real way with words.
FRANCIS (1950) -- Donald O'Connor got top billing, but the real scene stealer was his four-legged co-star, a sassy talking mule named Francis (voiced by Chill Wills). The two paired up for five sequels.
MISTER ED (1961-66) -- A horse wasn't just a horse, of course, in this hit TV series that was clearly inspired by the "Francis" films. Even Ed's voice, provided by movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane, had the same rough twang.
BABE (1995) -- Christine Cavanaugh supplied the voice for Babe, the lovable pig turned sheepherder, in this charmer that earned a best picture Oscar nomination and probably converted more than a few people to vegetarianism.
MEN IN BLACK (1997) -- He looked like an ordinary dog, but Frank the pug (voiced by Tim Blaney) was actually an extraterrestrial in disguise. Frank's role was expanded for "Men in Black II" (2002), in which he got to put his spin on "I Will Survive."