Television's 5 Greatest Sad Sack Characters

November 12, 2014 10:06 PM

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Television's 5 Greatest Sad Sack Characters

Murphy explains to us, anything that will go wrong, will. Unlike most universal laws, Murphy's Law does not require any fancy mathematical formulas or complex theorems. No, all that's required to codify Murphy's famous epigraph is to watch one of television's most underappreciated archetypal characters, the sad sack, in action.

The sad sacks of the world strive to prove that, yes, in fact, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong and when it goes wrong, it really goes wrong. Luckily for us, though, their pain is our Schadenfreude. Television's humble and beleaguered sad sacks have languished in obscurity for far too long....

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