The Best Sitcom Episode of All Time Tournament: We Have Our Elite Eight

Round two of the Best Sitcom Episode of All Time Tournament has come to a close, and we’re now down to just eight episodes in contention from an original pool of 32. This round actually had more blowouts than the last round — the real heavyweights emerged. But don’t expect that to be the case next week during round three, when we’ll have such battles as Seinfeld’s “The Contest” up against tourney favorite “Marge vs. the Monorail.” And Community still has two episodes in the tournament, but we’ll see if it manages to hold its own against the Arrested Development juggernaut.

In any case, on to the results!

The Results

I Love Lucy - “Lucy Does a TV Commercial” (72.1%)


The Dick Van Dyke Show - “If It Looks Like a Walnut” (27.9%)

Seinfeld - “The Contest” (75.6%)


Friends - “The One With the Embryos” (24.4%)

Cheers - “Pick a Con…Any Con” (59.7%)


The Mary Tyler Moore Show - “Chuckles Bites the Dust” (40.3%)

The Office (UK) - “Training” (32.1%)


Community - “Modern Warfare” (67.9%)

Community - “Remedial Chaos Theory” (63.6%)


Party Down - “Steve Guttenberg’s Birthday” (36.4%)

South Park - “Scott Tenorman Must Die” (26.7%)


The Simpsons - “Marge vs. the Monorail” (73.3%)

WKRP in Cincinnati - “Turkeys Away” (30.2%)


Fawlty Towers - “The Germans” (69.8%)

Arrested Development - “Pier Pressure” (74.5%)


It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia - “Sweet Dee’s Dating a Retarded Person” (25.5%)

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