From Rocky battling Ivan Drago to Earnest battling for summer camp, the American way's to fight for what you believe in. That's why we ain't afraid to slap a fool over a new Panasonic.
Below, five of the most entertaining/depressing/no-really-entertaining videos of Black Friday shoppers throwing down the smack in the aisles.
The holidays are coming. Be careful out there.
1. Fighting Over an XBox
Like a horde of undead Egyptian scarabs consuming Beni in The Mummy (what? totally a relevant simile), shoppers at Wal-Mart (it's always Wal-Mart!) swarm a pile of X-Boxes.
2. Careful With the Merchandise!
It's amazing that people who would spend their hard-earned cash on high-end items wouldn't be more careful. Watch at 4:00 in this video, from a Wal-Mart store in Racine, Wis., as shoppers are less-than-careful with some new TVs.
3. Clash Over Computers
Remember when you were a kid and your parents were always telling you to share or "fight nice." Some grown-ups ought to know better:
Like pirahnas attacking a wounded animal, these shoppers go into a frenzy over DVD players. Be amused at about 1:10 into the video:
5. Mad Rush
This video isn't necessarily a brawl, but we've included it to remind you of all the competition you'll have if you do shop early Friday morning. This throng of people comes to us from a Circuit City store in Delaware in 2006. We especially like the woman sauntering in wearing her comforter.