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Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« on: March 09, 2012, 08:33:45 PM »
Below are the pairings and the number is the seed each short drew based on imdb ratings.  When we get to a final 5, everybody will vote for their favorite to least favorite of the five in order, favorite getting 5 points a vote, second place getting 4 points, etc.  Each round last a week.  Let the voting begin.

PS:  If anybody sees seeding mistakes or shorts listed twice or omitted, please let me know.


The Music Box (1) Vs. Be Big! (40)
Chickens Come Home (20) Vs. Oliver the Eighth (21)
Brats (10) Vs. The Hoose-Gow (31)
Beau Hunks (11) Vs. The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (30)

Helpmates (2) Vs. Berth Marks (39)
County Hospital (19) Vs. Their First Mistake (22)
Dirty Work (9) Vs. Perfect Day (32)
Night Owls (12) Vs. Scram! (29)

Tit for Tat (3) Vs. Twice Two (38)
Any Old Port! (18) Vs. Me and My Pal (23)
Hog Wild ( 8 ) Vs. The Fixer Uppers (33)
Another Fine Mess (13) Vs. Our Wife (28)

Towed In A Hole (4) Vs. The Chimp (37)
Come Clean (17) Vs. Men O'War (24)
Going Bye-Bye! (7) Vs. The Midnight Patrol (34)
Laughing Gravy (14) Vs. One Good Turn (27)

Busy Bodies (5) Vs. They Go Boom (36)
Thicker Than Water (16) Vs. Below Zero (25)
Them Thar Hills (6) Vs. Unaccustomed As We Are (35)
Blotto (15) Vs. The Live Ghost (26)

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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2012, 08:54:50 PM »
The Music Box (1)
Chickens Come Home (20)
The Hoose-Gow (31)
Beau Hunks (11)

Helpmates (2)
County Hospital (19)
Dirty Work (9)
Night Owls (12)

Tit for Tat (3)
Me and My Pal (23)
Hog Wild ( 8 )
Our Wife (28)

Towed In A Hole (4)
Men O'War (24)
Going Bye-Bye! (7)
Laughing Gravy (14)

Busy Bodies (5)
Thicker Than Water (16)
Them Thar Hills (6)
Blotto (15)

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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2012, 09:42:49 PM »
The Music Box
Chickens Come Home
The Hoose-Gow
The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case

Helpmates
County Hospital
Dirty Work
Night Owls

Tit for Tat
Any Old Port!
Hog Wild
Our Wife

Towed In A Hole
Come Clean
Going Bye-Bye!
One Good Turn

Busy Bodies
Thicker Than Water
Them Thar Hills
Blotto

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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2012, 06:32:38 AM »
The Music Box
Chickens Come Home
Brats
The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case

Helpmates
County Hospital
Dirty Work
Scram!

Tit for Tat
Any Old Port!
Hog Wild
Another Fine Mess

Towed In A Hole
Men O'War
The Midnight Patrol
Laughing Gravy

Busy Bodies
Below Zero
Them Thar Hills
Blotto
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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2012, 10:31:56 AM »
The Music Box
Chickens Come Home
Brats
Beau Hunks

Helpmates
County Hospital
Dirty Work
Night Owls

Tit for Tat
Any Old Port!
Hog Wild
Another Fine Mess

Towed in a Hole
Come Clean
Going Bye-Bye!
Laughing Gravy

They Go Boom *
Below Zero (Very underrated)
Them Thar Hills
Blotto


* I know Busy Bodies is a classic, and I love that short, but the expanding and exploding mattress gag in They Go Boom is a gut buster to me, so I figure somebody has to give this short some love


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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2012, 12:51:17 PM »
The Music Box
Chickens Come Home
Brats
Beau Hunks

Helpmates
County Hospital
Perfect Day
Scram

Tit for tat
Any Old Port
Hog wild
Our Wife

Towed in a Hole
Come Clean
Going Bye Bye
Laughing Gravy

Busy Bodies
Thicker than Water (tough call, both these shorts are underrated)
Them Thar Hills
Blotto (as good as L&H are in this, it's Anita Garvin who seals the deal here)
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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2012, 03:03:30 PM »
The Music Box (1)
Oliver the Eighth (21)
Brats (10)
The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (30) (this was a tough one, but I'm a classic horror fan as well)

Helpmates (2)
County Hospital (19)
Perfect Day (32)
Scram! (29)

Tit for Tat (3)
Any Old Port! (18)
The Fixer Uppers (33)
Our Wife (28)

Towed In A Hole (4)
Men O'War (24)
The Midnight Patrol (34)
Laughing Gravy (14)

Busy Bodies (5)
Below Zero (25)
Them Thar Hills (6)
Blotto (15) (this was a toughie as well)
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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2012, 12:03:22 PM »
The Music Box (1)
Chickens Come Home (20)
The Hoose-Gow (31)
Beau Hunks (11)

Helpmates (2)
County Hospital (19)
Dirty Work (9)
Night Owls (12)

Tit for Tat (3)
Any Old Port! (18)
Hog Wild ( 8 )
Our Wife (28)

Towed In A Hole (4)
Come Clean (17)
Going Bye-Bye! (7)
Laughing Gravy (14)

Busy Bodies (5)
Below Zero (25)
Them Thar Hills (6)
Blotto (15)

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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2012, 08:34:32 AM »
The Music Box
Chickens Come Home
Brats
Beau Hunks
 
Helpmates
County Hospital
Perfect Day
Scram!

Tit For Tat
Me and My Pal
Hog Wild
Our Wife

Towed in a Hole
Come Clean
Going Bye-Bye!
One Good Turn

Bust Bodies
Below Zero
Them Thar Hills
Blotto

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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2012, 11:11:24 AM »
Guys, I'll count the votes up later tonight and start the 2nd round.  Until then, voting is still open.

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Re: Laurel and Hardy shorts Tournament - Round 1
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2012, 06:52:26 PM »
The biggest shock is that each pairing gets eight votes, and while there are plenty 8 - 0 landslides, only one 4 - 4 tie!


THE MUSIC BOX 8, BE BIG! 0
CHICKENS COME HOME 7, OLIVER THE EIGHTH 1
BRATS 5, THE HOOSE-GOW 3
BEAU HUNKS 5, THE LAUREL-HARDY MURDER CASE 3

HELPMATES 8, BERTH MARKS 0
COUNTY HOSPITAL 8, THEIR FIRST MISTAKE 0
DIRTY WORK 5, PERFECT DAY 3
NIGHT OWLS 4, SCRAM! 4 (Tie)

TIT FOR TAT 8, TWICE TWO 0
ANY OLD PORT 6, ME AND MY PAL 2
HOG WILD 7, THE FIXER UPPERS 1
OUR WIFE 6, ANOTHER FINE MESS 2

TOWED IN A HOLE 8, THE CHIMP 0
COME CLEAN 5, MEN O' WAR 3
GOING BYE-BYE! 6, THE MIDNIGHT PATROL 2
LAUGHING GRAVY 6, ONE GOOD TURN 2

BUSY BODIES 7, THEY GO BOOM 1
BELOW ZERO 5, THICKER THAN WATER 3
THEM THAR HILLS 8, UNACCUSTOMED AS WE ARE 0
BLOTTO 8, THE LIVE GHOST 0