Geoff Klock is my kind of nerd: he's very intelligent and he's equally obsessive about comics, TeeVee, movies and literature. Rather, he appreciates comics, movies and TeeVee as literature.
As a college professor he's been teaching Hamlet for some time -- so he set out to find allusions to the melancholy Dane in popular culture. (I hepped him to half-a-dozen oddball examples from Bugs Bunny, Head of the Class, Student Bodies, Theater of Blood, Laverne & Shirley and more.) If you have any examples Geoff missed, I encourage you to contact him at his website.
Now watch his video below, it's a labor of love: