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Every Pop-Culture Shark Ever – Ranked

UpdatePosted 08/12/2014 06:00PM

Just in Time for Shark Week, We've Ranked Every Pop-Culture Shark

Originally posted 08/12/2014 05:30PM

Sunday was the beginning of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, an annual celebration of the awesome might of these elegant creatures of the sea.

But while Shark Week focuses largely on real sharks (well, real-ish) we wanted to commemorate the sharks that we enjoy the other 51 weeks of the year – the friendly and fearsome sharks that fill up our popular culture. Which pop-culture shark is best? And, just as crucially, which pop-culture shark is worst?

We'd write more, but like a shark, this post needs to constantly move forward or else it dies. Onto the list, below!

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NEWS BRIEFS: 'King' Tops DGA Honors

Originally posted 02/09/2004 10:00AM

AWARDED: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" and director Peter Jackson took one step closer to Oscar glory Saturday night by winning the Directors Guild of America's top honor. In the 56 years the award has been handed out, the winner of the DGA prize has gone on to win the Oscar for Best Director all but six times, the Associated Press reports. Jackson was previously nominated for the first two "Rings" films, but lost out to Ron Howard ("A Beautiful Mind") in 2002 and Rob Marshall ("Chicago") last year.

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'Nemo' Orphaned Again: Studios Split

Originally posted 01/30/2004 2:27PM

In one of the biggest Hollywood divorces ever, computer-animator Pixar -- the company behind blockbusters such as "Finding Nemo," "Monsters Inc." and the "Toy Story" movies -- is calling it quits on its partnership deal with the Walt Disney Company, after months of talks failed to yield a contract.

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