The misadventures of a wisecracking talking horse and his human owner.
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 Himself (145 episodes, 1961-1966)
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 Wilbur Post / ... (144 episodes, 1961-1966)
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 Carol Post (144 episodes, 1961-1966)
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 Kay Addison (86 episodes, 1961-1964)
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 Roger Addison (81 episodes, 1961-1963)
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Mister Ed is a horse who is owned by Wilbur Post. Mister Ed is not just any horse, he talks to Wilbur! But this gets Wilbur in all kinds of trouble because Mister Ed won't talk to anyone else, so Carol, Wilbur's wife, thinks that Wilbur loves Mister Ed more then he loves her, because he spends so much time with Mister Ed. Mister Ed also talks on the telephone and goes out of his barn to cause mischief, which Wilbur gets blamed for. Written by Katie <Katie185@aol.com>

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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TV-G

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4 January 1961 (USA)  »

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Wilber Pope and Mister Ed  »

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(143 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Mr. Ed was a *horse*, not a zebra. The Snopes article saying he was a zebra is in their The Lost Legends section which is a joke section "confirming" the really odd or silly stories out there, such as Mr. Ed being a zebra. As Snopes wrote, "We created The Repository of Lost Legends (TRoLL for short) for those of you who don't let the truth get in the way of a good story." See more »

Quotes

Wilbur Post: I've been meaning to ask you, Ed. Just how do horses sleep standing up?
Mister Ed: [Shocked] We Do?
Wilbur Post: Didn't you know?
Mister Ed: How can I? When I'm asleep my eyes are closed!
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Mister Ed as Himself See more »

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Referenced in Cheers: Daddy's Little Middle-Aged Girl (1992) See more »

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Mister Ed
(title song)
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by Jay Livingston
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A silly but loveable show
22 January 2001 | by (Eau Claire, WI) – See all my reviews

Mister Ed was one of those silly irrelevant shows that you had to love. You might question the sanity of the TV exec who green lighted a show about a talking horse, but watching Mister Ed frustrate Wilbur to no end was fun to watch. I really wish Nick at Nite would start showing Mister Ed again so the younger generation could take in this timeless and much maligned classic.


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