11:42 PM EDT 11/26/2014
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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