In the latest episode of Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso, Higgins, Jeremy Swift’s character, made a joke about how Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds and Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s Rob McElhenney purchased of a Welsh soccer club last year.
In response, Reynolds and McElhenney tweeted a letter sarcastically threatening legal action.
“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.
Reynolds and McElhenney also added that to avoid legal action, Apple needs to send two large boxes of Lasso’s biscuits to Wrexham AFC’s stadium before the club’s opening match on Saturday. Lasso’s biscuits are highly loved on the TV series.
Apple responding by saying “our team of 2,000 lawyers are furiously baking as we speak…”
Thank you so much for your reasonable arbitration request, Rob. Our team of 2,000 lawyers are furiously baking as we speak… https://t.co/GMutZqLLFr
— Apple TV (@AppleTV) August 21, 2021
This is obviously all in jest and pretty downright funny.
Apple TV+ costs $5.99 per month and offers shows and movies like See, The Snoopy Show and Mythic Quest, a show that McElhenney co-created and stars in.