Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney Demand Ted Lasso Biscuits in Satirical Letter Addressed to Apple TV+

In the latest episode of hit Apple TV+ comedy series "Ted Lasso," Jeremy Swift's character Higgins briefly poked fun at actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney purchasing Welsh soccer club Wrexham AFC last year.

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As noted by Deadline, Reynolds and McElhenney responded over the weekend by tweeting a letter that sarcastically threatens legal action against Apple TV+ over the joke.

"While we hold the incomparable Jeremy Swift in no ill regard and are honored to be mentioned on the platform that's brought us high-quality programming ranging from Mythic Quest season one to Mythic Quest season two, we must insist that you cease and desist from the casting of any doubt regarding our commitment to the club, the fans and the entire Wrexham community," the letter reads in part.

For context, McElhenney is one of the creators of "Mythic Quest," so he is sarcastically pumping up his own Apple TV+ series.

Reynolds and McElhenney added that, in order to avoid legal action, Apple was required to send two large boxes of Ted Lasso's biscuits to Wrexham AFC's stadium prior to the club's season opening match on Saturday. Apple TV+ responded with a tweet saying that it has a team of 2,000 lawyers furiously baking. It would be humorous if Apple actually delivered on the promise, but sadly the actors have yet to follow up with any evidence.


Apple TV+ is priced at $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year and provides access to a growing library of original TV shows and movies, including "Ted Lasso," which has been a massive hit for the service and a strong marketing asset. The first season of the show won multiple major awards and the second season is currently underway.

Top Rated Comments

mattopotamus Avatar
19 months ago
People not watching Apple+ because it is Apple sure are missing out on quality TV.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jwsf28 Avatar
19 months ago

Viral marketing, nothing more, nothing less. Nowadays crap like this is planned out well in advance.
What is it like being this bitter and jaded?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ProfessionalFan Avatar
19 months ago
I'm gonna need some AppleTV+ crossovers at some point.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ikramerica Avatar
19 months ago
Are those 3 pictures of the same person?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Born2Run Avatar
19 months ago

This is incredibly cringe. Brown nosing to Apple to get a mediocre show extended
Which mediocre show are you talking about... The excellent Mythic Quest or the amazing Ted Lasso?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jasheeky Avatar
19 months ago
The show really did a good job of portraying those biscuits as something very delectable. Can't say I blame their demands, haha
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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