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Old 03-20-14, 06:21 PM
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The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports



Fox Sports website has a March Madness style bracket to vote for the best Seinfeld episode.

Just went up yesterday so it is still in the first round.

They started with 32 eps instead of 64 so a lot of good ones have been left out.

If you go vote, do me a solid and show little love to The Merv Griffin Show and The Bizarro Jerry.

http://msn.foxsports.com/buzzer/stor...elite-8-040114

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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

Originally Posted by Count Dooku View Post
If you go vote, do me a solid and show little love to The Merv Griffin Show and The Bizarro Jerry.

http://msn.foxsports.com/buzzer/stor...rnament-031914

It's all about matchups, and those 2 episodes are great, but face some stiff competition.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

The Summer of George is an underrated episode. The Bubble Boy also got a surprisingly low rank. If they didn't want to bias the votes, they shouldn't have "ranked" each episode and given them seeds. In fact, looking at all six seeds, I think they purposely designed the brackets for some upsets.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

How is "The Chicken Roaster" beating "The Chinese Restaraunt"?
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

Originally Posted by kstublen View Post
How is "The Chicken Roaster" beating "The Chinese Restaraunt"?
I love both episodes but yeah I was surprised by that too. The Chinese Restaurant is one of the best episodes of the entire series. This best episode tournament is kind of a fun idea though.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

The Elaine Region is murder to pick!
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

Some of my favorite episodes aren't in the competition:

The Bookstore
The Limo
The Library
The Maestro
The Fatigues
The Dealership
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

Is this even a CONTEST?
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

My favorite episode is The Trip (Part 2). It's not on the list, either.

My second favorite is The Parking Garage.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

I don't think there's any question as to which episode will come out the big winner.
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Originally Posted by JTH182 View Post
Is this even a CONTEST?
I concur
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

The Betrayal...thought the one in reverse where they went to India is on of the more brilliant eps of tv ever.
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They should expand the pool and include the finale. I hated it when it was first aired but thinking about it and rewatching it years later, I really appreciate what it was. It should be a low seed upsetting a high seed just for fun.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

Originally Posted by kstublen View Post
How is "The Chicken Roaster" beating "The Chinese Restaurant"?
I know that The Chinese Restaurant is all clever and experimental, but The Chicken Roaster is some damn funny shit!

Every time I am at a dinner table with broccoli, I call it "VILE WEED!!"
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I don't think there's any question as to which episode will come out the big winner.
I think Serenity Now could give The Contest a run for its money in that bracket
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I didn't care for The Chinese Restaurant. Always turn the channel when it comes on.

The only tough one for me was Merv Griffin vs. The Hamptons

My favorite episode is The Burning.. not in bracket.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

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I think Serenity Now could give The Contest a run for its money in that bracket
How do I know The Contest will be more popular? Because I didn't even mention the title and you knew exactly what I was talking about.
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How do I know The Contest will be more popular? Because I didn't even mention the title and you knew exactly what I was talking about.
If you're any kind of fan of TV at all, you're well aware that The Contest has always been considered the Seinfeld's Chuckles Bites The Dust.

I'd like to think that after 15 years off the air, fans might be tired of the conventional wisdom and the episode that has Frank inspired by the girl from The Bus, Lloyd Braun getting chalked up on The Big Board, Kramer living in Anytown USA, Jerry proposing to Elaine, Elaine fighting her shiksappeal, and George scaring Jerry straight has a puncher's chance of taking down The Contest.

The Serenity Now is a GREAT episode.
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My favorite episode is The Burning.. not in bracket.
Unfortunately FoxSports does not employ any coquettish haberdashers who might have lobbied for that episode's inclusion in the tourney.
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Huge 8/9 apologist here. It's blasphemous to suggest any post-David episode could be in the running for all-time best.

If there's an episode that deserves to dethrone The Contest it's The Marine Biologist.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

I was perfect in my picks until I got to the Elaine region.

I got the first pick, but then lost the final 3.

As for snubs, how in the hell is The Implant not there? I mean it has both George double dipping the chip and "they're real and they're spectacular!"
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The Contest is a bit overrated at this point. It has the most memorable punchline of any episode and one of the raunchiest premises from the series going for it, but there are funnier episodes.
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Re: The Best 'Seinfeld' Episode Tournament @Fox Sports

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Unfortunately FoxSports does not employ any coquettish haberdashers who might have lobbied for that episode's inclusion in the tourney.
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They should expand the pool and include the finale. I hated it when it was first aired but thinking about it and rewatching it years later, I really appreciate what it was. It should be a low seed upsetting a high seed just for fun.
This is for finding out the Best episode of Seinfeld, so "The Finale" is immediately disqualified due to extreme suckiness.

Whenever a tournament for Worst episode of Seinfeld is created, I guarantee that "The Finale" will be in it (and probably the odds-on favorite).
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The Contest is a bit overrated at this point. It has the most memorable punchline of any episode and one of the raunchiest premises from the series going for it, but there are funnier episodes.
Yeah I agree. I think it may be the most infamous episode of the series and one that everyone knows but I wouldn't even put it in my favorite episodes to be honest.

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