Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO ©2011 Home Box Office; Photo via Vetebrate Animals Photo: November 29's Cutie and the Beast Face-off

Cute hunters, lock and load! Every Tuesday, we take two of the most achingly adorable beings on the planet and force you to make one tough call: as darling as these two critters are, you must choose a winner. Think of it as the Cute Thunderdome — two cuties enter, one cutie leaves. So, what say you? Who is the Cutie, and who is the Beast?  

Think you’re up for the challenge? We’ve got two videos for you to judge.

First up, True Blood’s Alcide (Joe Manganiello) has to help Sookie (Anna Paquin) protect Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) from the sun. We love any excuse for Alcide to strip down.

Credit: HBO Photo: Alcide Helps Sookie in True Blood Season 4, Episode 4: "I'm Alive and on Fire"

Next, Bandit, a Pembroke Welsh corgi puppy, fights an unexpected enemy: An ice cube. We guarantee a mix of “awwws” and LOLs while watch this fluffy guy work up the courage to investigate his “rival.”

Credit: Video via Bandit the Corgi's YouTube Photo: Bandit the Corgi Pup Faces off Against an Ice Cube (VIDEO)

The time has come to make the tough call:

If you missed last week’s face-off, check it out here. Who’s cuter chowing down: The cast of Jersey Shore or a group of fluffy puppies?

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