Jump the Shark!

by alphamonkey on March 9, 2005 · 6 comments

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By now I think most internet savvy folk are familiar with the phrase ‘Jump the Shark’.  You know, that point when any given thing has gone past it’s high-point and started it’s steady, inevitable decline into teh suck. I’m still placing bets on whether Nov. 2nd, 2004 will be the point in which America officially jumped the shark, but I digress. 

In an effort to educate you, our beautiful readers, as to the true meaning of Jump the Shark, here’s the infamous Happy Days scene in which The Fonz literally jumps a shark.  Note the suspenseful music and heightened sense of danger.

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  • Madness

    So lame… there is just no way that the entire show and cast where not lame when they where on the air… I mean.. Look at them all… gives me the creeps to even look at them *shivvers*

  • http://cananopie.pitas.com Cananopie

    Is this the show that coined the term jump the shark? Did Happy Days steadily decline after this episode? I was never a fan so I wouldn’t know.

  • http://www.transbuddha.com The Good Reverend

    I don’t care if you ARE the Fonz.  You CANNOT look cool in those shorts.  Heisenberg did the math on this.  Not possible.

  • PEPÉ

    Ron Howard’s hair jumped the shark.

  • http://www.transbuddha.com The Good Reverend

    hahaha!  nice.

  • http://www.livejournal.com/users/shadwstalkr Shadow Stalker

    Wow, he jumped over a ring of bouys.  What a daredevil.

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