Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is the Jersey Shore roommate who has made the biggest transformation since the show started in 2009. Some of Sorrentino’s best Jersey Shore memories are not from the best of times. Still, fans of the MTV series will never forget “The Situation” for these five best moments.
‘The Situation’s fling with Sammi’ Sweetheart ‘during’ Jersey Shore ‘Season 1
Before Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola became a couple on the Jersey Shore, she and Sorrentino were flirting. But after a fateful night at the Bamboo nightclub in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, Giancola “made his bed” and met Ortiz-Magro. Despite the new woman he was entertaining on the rooftop, Sorrentino was disheartened by Giancola’s change of mind and didn’t hesitate to let him know he was upset.
Mike’s Pickle Stuffing ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino
Bored in the shore house, Sorrentino and Pauly DelVecchio decide to cut pickles to place around Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s bedroom. “Her room will smell exactly what she likes,” says Sorrentino.
With DelVecchio as a distraction, Sorrentino carefully places pickles around “Snooki’s” bed and nightstand. It didn’t stop there, however. Sorrentino made a “stink bomb” to put under Vinny Guadagnino’s bed. The concoction consisted of pickle juice, dressing, grated cheese, milk, and mayonnaise.
‘The Situation’ takes the punch from Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley
During their Season 1 trip to Atlantic City, tensions are at an all time high between Jenni “JWoww” Farley and Sorrentino. When “The Situation” doesn’t get Farley back to their suite from the club, she gets angry and punches him in the face.
According to a former story and field producer, Farley had feelings for Sorrentino at the time. “She had feelings for Mike and was trying to block him that night,” the producer explained on Reddit. “[Jenni] very early with Mike. And Ron had a crush on Jenni, and they got really close before he chased Samantha. This tension mixed with alcohol is the cause of the punches.
Mike Sorrentino calls Angelina Pivarnick a ‘dirty little hamster’
Perhaps the highlight of “The Situation” comes from Jersey Shore Season 2 when the actors lived and worked in Miami. Frustrated with Angelina Pivarnick’s lack of help with cleaning, Sorrentino puts a dirty feminine product in her bed. Later, the two argue fiercely where Sorrentino utters the infamous phrase: “Shut up, you dirty little hamster.” ”
Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Against the Wall in ‘Jersey Shore’ Season 4
Sorrentino argues with Ortiz-Magro over his relationship with Giancola in Jersey Shore Season 4. “Do you wanna hit me hard?” he shouts before burying his head in a concrete wall. As Ortiz-Magro and Giancola continue to argue, Farley checks out the dazed and confused Sorrentino. However, it doesn’t take long for him to bounce back.
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“Admit it, I have nothing to do with your relationship, tough man!” He laughs at Ortiz-Magro. Finally, security must intervene to separate the roommates from each other. Sorrentino ends up going to the hospital to be examined, and returns with a neck brace. This image has become one of the most iconic memes in the series.
Today Sorrentino is celebrated for even more moments of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. Many fans can’t wait to see what memories he creates in the new season of the MTV series.