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Match the famous fictional animals to their descriptions.
2. Rin Tin Tin
3. Black Beauty
7. Mr. Ed
1. g Lassie, the beautiful collie, was forever having to rescue people on her TV show (her boy apparently was very accident-prone).
2. c "Rinty" was an actual dog, rescued from a World War I battlefield by an American soldier who found movie work for him.
3. b Black Beauty was originally a book by Anna Sewell published in 1877. Written from a horse's perspective, it showed many of the daily cruelties animals had to deal with at the time. Black Beauty reappears on the big and small screens to this day.
4. e Played by Moose and his son Enzo, Eddie the Jack Russel Terrier needed no words to steal the scene in his long-running show, Frasier. (Ok, maybe there were humans in it too, but we think the show was really about Eddie.)
5. d Various cats have posed as Morris over the years, but they are all large, yellow/orange tabby cats with a mellow, self-confident (verging on smug) attitude.
6. a Garfield was created by Jim Davis in 1978, and was portrayed as an overweight, cynical orange cat who reallly liked lasagna. (And who could blame him, really?)
7. f A horse is a horse of course of course....