The Ultimate TV Comedies Bracket -- Round One, Day Three
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(4) Frasier vs. (61) The Addams Family: Yeah, I mean, here’s the thing. Frasier is pretty close to being my favorite sitcom of all time. Seeding isn’t always a guarantee of preference, but Frasier is a personal favorite and has been for a long, long time. I doubt it’s going to see much opposition in today’s matchup, but…I want this show to go far.
The Addams Family
(29) Fleabag vs. (36) King of the Hill: So, the thing is, I have not seen Fleabag. But I imagine that an appropriate response would be that of Phoebe Waller-Bridge staring at me in some cheeky manner! I have seen sporadic episodes of King of the Hill, and…listen, sometimes if you know a show a bit more than another show, you prefer that one. I prefer King of the Hill here. But I figure Fleabag will win.
Prove me wrong?
King of the Hill
(13) The Honeymooners vs. (52) The King of Queens: You don’t get to Kevin James without Jackie Gleason, for good or ill. In this case, it’s me saying that The Honeymooners kind of has to win this one, now? For history’s sake.
The King of Queens
(20) Bob’s Burgers vs. (45) Martin: While I can’t claim to have watched every episode of Bob’s Burgers — for no good reason, I still haven’t seen the movie let alone every episode — the first few seasons are extremely witty and clever, and highlight the benefit of having your whole voice cast record in the same room together. Gotta go for Bob.
What do you think?