Special Sub-Topic: Mr. Ed is a Horse, of Course
|What did Mr. Ed say when he was driving and saw the one-way sign?|
"Ah, that's alright. I'm only going one way.". He was going the wrong way.
|How does Mr. Ed dial on the telephone?|
with a pencil in his mouth. He usually has the operator dial the number for him, so he really usually only dials "0."
|What was the song that Ed wrote that made it to a famous radio song on the show?|
"Pretty Little Filly". "I've got a date a little later when the moon is on the trail, With the greatest triple gaiter, the pretty little filly with the ponytail."
|Which of these does Ed never say that he wants Wilbur to get him?|
Broom. He gets the bed for his aching feet and always finds carrots in the filing cabinet.
|When did Ed go on a boat?|
Wilbur and Carol's anniversary. On Wilbur and Carol's anniversary, Ed sneaked on the boat and went with them.
|In an episode, Ed wants to become taller for a filly and begs Wilbur to help him to become taller. Wilbur takes him and has 15 horseshoes put on each of Ed's feet. Ed cannot walk because they are too heavy. What does Wilbur want the blacksmith to replace the heavy metal horseshoes with?|
Aluminum lightweight horseshoes. Wilbur talks the blacksmith into actually doing the procedure by saying a poem that ends in something like, "Whatever a horse may need, the blacksmith will do it indeed."
|How does Mr. Ed type on a typewriter?|
Pencil in his mouth. They used peanut butter to make Mr. Ed talk!
|What were the FIRST words that Ed ever said to Wilbur?|
"It's been a long time since I was a pony.". Wilbur said that he wanted a horse when he was a little boy, but added that it had been a long time since he was a little boy and this is what Ed responded.
|What type of animal did the Posts never own or take care of in any shows?|
Giraffe. They took few of a bird that was highly annoying and a dog who drove Wilbur and Ed crazy.
|What color was Ed?|
Palomino. Ed was born in El Monte, California in 1949. He was a parade and show horse named Bamboo Harvester before he became Mr. Ed.
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