Our Sectional Winners Section A: #1 Parks & Recreation vs. #2 The Daily Show Given the exalted status of Mike Schur’s kind-hearted comedy, it was shocking how close the kings of newsy satire kept this match-up. In voting, the show got off to a slow … Continue reading Sixteen Going On Eight! Here’s the Winners of Our Round of Sweetness!
So here we are. It’s the first round where you can vote for every show still in our tournament in one handy place. Recency bias is not just a river in Egypt as 11 of the shows aired episodes within the last decade, while just … Continue reading How Sweet It Is? Just 16 Shows Remain in Our Comedy TV Tournament!
It’s taken months, but we’re almost down to sixteen sweet classic TV comedies in this Battle Royale for the hearts and minds of a dedicated few. In the second half of our Tubular 32, we’ve got the definitive groundbreaking Norman Lear classic, the sketch show … Continue reading Let’s Finish That Sweet Sixteen: Here’s the Final Eight Matchups of the Comedy TV Tubular 32
The Winners Section E #1 Seinfeld vs. #9 Absolutely Fabulous Festivus (RIP Jerry Stiller) came early for the NYC foursome whose show about nothing defined 1990s TV–and at this pace if the show wins, it just might be on Festivus. It had a tough match-up … Continue reading Masters of Their Own Domain: Eight More Shows Move On To The Round of 32
These two sections have some incredible match-ups, including one that we’re pretty sure is the first pairing to pit shows featuring the same creative force as the show Jim Dauterive co-created goes up against the show that gave him his writing break. Section F is … Continue reading Our Comedy “March” Madness Marches Into July: The Scrumtrulescent 64, Sorted For E’s and F’s…
Here’s a rundown of the remaining shows in the competition–and since we believe in recycling, we’ll be using the write-ups from the first round, since, well, it’s not like these shows have changed in the last two months. Most of the favorites have won, but … Continue reading The Scrumtrulescent 64!
#1 Cheers vs. #16 Home Movies While everybody surely knew the favorite’s name–and its squigglyvisioned nemesis is far from a household name–this was the closest so far of the 1-16 matches. Outside of Bob’s Burgers, H. Jon Benjamin has not had the greatest of luck in … Continue reading Comedy TV March Madness in April+: Here’s the Winners of Section F!
If you thought Section E had some evil matchups, I can’t help but feel you will not be relieved with this group of 16. Personally, I have multiple beloved shows up against each other, even the 2-15 matchup pits my current favorite against a show … Continue reading Gimme an F! Our Comedy Half-Hour March Madness in April+ Drops Another Eight Matchups of the Outstanding 128!
Leave it to the most sarcastic, meta-hungry TV show, perhaps, in history to create a half-hour that best expresses the joy in an unrefined embrace of the holiday spirit–while still poking fun at the pomposity of the Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays dispute at multiple turns–and the … Continue reading On The 9th Day of Christmas: Community-“Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas”
We get some more time in a dream (and the hope it won’t run out of steam). After six seasons, including a final one that wholly collapsed the streaming platform of a legendary internet company, they ran out of steam, but the quarantine has given … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/18/2020