Pacman stars in your moment of schadenfreude

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You're Pacman. You live in a maze, and your only activity is to eat things: small white dots, the occasional larger white dot and, under the right circumstances, some vaguely squid-looking guys that want to kill you, but even after you eat them they keep coming back to life like zombies made out of multicolored umbrellas. You need to relax. So you go to the football game, and what happens? More guys, trying to kill you. Let's take a look.

Alright, first of all: What the hell is going on here? Why is Pacman running onto the field of this football game, and more importantly, why are there people trying to tackle him? Sure, we're laughing -- but it's hard to discern exactly whom we're laughing at.

Ultimately, we're going to go with the cheerleaders -- one, because it's fun to laugh at cheerleaders, and two, because, if you hang in there until about 1:05 when Pacman makes a break for it, their behavior is so lemming-like and chaotic -- until Pacman is safely detained. Then they're apparently able to get back into formation. It's baffling.

At any rate, here's hoping whatever jail they take him to is extra maze-like.

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