The Phillie Phanatic had jury duty on Monday

Everybody’s got to go to jury duty, even mascots.
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Everybody’s got to go to jury duty, even mascots.

The Phillie Phanatic rolled into the courthouse early on Monday for the dreaded task, receiving a pat and wand-down from security on the way in considering it looks like he’s got a bathtub underneath his jersey.

He got in OK, and proceeded to address—err, stood before—jurors on Juror Appreciation Day. Villanova head coach Jay Wright did the talking.

​Phillie Phanatic gets up close and personal with a Nationals coach

You don’t see mascots whose teams make the playoffs going to jury duty.

– Kenny Ducey