March Madness is as much about the brackets as it is about the games. With that, we give you a dandy in the form of this Seinfeld March Madness bracket.
A tip of the hat to Hot Clicks for spotting something of a Cinderella amid the many pop culture brackets looming on the Internets.
First off, let's just reiterate how ubiquitous brackets are at the moment. Some pretty amazing pop culture versions have flooded the interwebz in the past week: Stars Wars and Dan Levy's, to name just a couple.
On Thursday, brackets with pool-money implications will be clutched in the hands of office workers and buddies calling in sick from home (that damn flu seems to be going around again).
The best part, in this case, is we don't have the main characters muddling things by easing through to the Final Four. The Murph Blog was careful to pick out some of the best supporting characters from the greatest sitcom ever.
Now that is beautiful.
If we are picking nits, we could have seen some play-in characters like Tim Whatley, Crazy Joe Davola and, of course, The Soup Nazi.
Other than that, they really nailed the best of those wonderful characters looming in the background. The blog promises to have results in the next few weeks with analysis.
However, we have some thoughts now.
First off, Newman cruises to the "Giddyup" regional final against Mickey; I see no other way. From there I would really like to see Mickey take it.
"But I Don't Want to Be a Pirate" is the weakest region with Uncle Leo being the strongest contender. The guy shoplifts books, so we pass on him as well.
I love what I see out of "Serenity Now," but my money is on George Steinbrenner winning it and celebrating with a delicious calzone.
Out of the "Little Kicks" region, we are talking a real barnburner here. My heart says David Puddy but my head says J. Peterman for this one.
If we see Newman get upset early, the title will no doubt go to one of these two. I have to give the entire tournament to the move-stealing, Christian-music-loving Puddy though.
As you can see, there is plenty to debate, making this one spectacular bracket.
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