Shark Week Tribute: 13 Famously Fictional Sharks

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Yay for Shark Week!

This annual tradition on Discovery Channel isn't adored by celebrities around the globe, along with regular television viewers in their underwear.

In honor of the yearly seven-day event, we're here to pay homage to a handful of famously fictional hunters.

We may now want to cross their path in the water, but we're happy to sit back and let them entertain us on screen:

1. Jaws

Jaws
Who else could get this list started? Everyone say it together now: We're gonna need a bigger boat.

2. Bruce

Bruce
Bruce stars in Finding Nemo. He tries to eat Nemo and Dory at one point, it's true. But he ends the film by remembering that "fish are friends, not food."

3. Jaws from James Bond

Jaws from James Bond
Actor Richard Kiel portraye the villain Jaws in two James Bond movies: The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. He stood 7'2".

4. The West Side Story Sharks

The West Side Story Sharks
The Sharks battles with The Jets in West Side Story, neither side willing to give up their turf without some dancing, snapping and a bit of fake fighting.

5. Any Given Sunday Sharks

Any Given Sunday Sharks
Al Pacino coached The Sharks in Any Given Sunday and helped them fight for EVERY INCH of the field in this classic Oliver Stone movie.

6. Sharks with Lasers

Sharks with Lasers
Dr. Evil does not ask for a lot in life. Just $1 million and some sharks with lasers on top of their heads.

7. Don Lino

Don Lino
Robert De Niro voiced the lead shark in the 2004 animated hit Shark Tale.

8. Shark Tank on ABC

Shark Tank on ABC
Present Mark Cuban and company with a great business idea or go swimming with the fishes. (By which we mean, leave the stage.)

9. Sharpedo the Pokemon

Sharpedo the Pokemon
Dude has sharp fangs and can swim at 80 miles per hour. Be careful, people!

10. Sharknado

Sharknado
There's no slowing down Sharknado. Not even following the events of Sharknado 1 and Sharknado 2.

11. The Shark That Fonzie Jumped on Happy Days

The Shark That Fonzie Jumped on Happy Days
We never caught this animal's name. But Fonzie literally jumping over a shark on Happy Days led to a television cliche that exists to this day.

12. Katy Perry's Left Shark

Katy Perry's Left Shark
Most famous animal in the history of Super Bowl halftime shows? Gotta be, right?

13. Kenny the Shark

Kenny the Shark
Kenny the Shark was an American animated television series produced by Discovery Kids. The show premiered on NBC's Discovery Kids on NBC from November 1, 2003 and ended February 18, 2006 with two seasons and 26 episodes in total having aired.

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