Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the "Anchorman" franchise ...
Check out Will Ferrell -- aka Ron Burgundy -- battling a mechanical Great White last week off the coast of Georgia, where "Anchorman: The Legend Continues" is shooting.
If it were a man, he'd punch it. Punch it right in the mouth.
Burgundy had a stand-in on the film ... but judging by the pics, he went ahead and performed his own stunts for the shark attack scene.
He probably immediately regrets that decision.
FOUGHT A SHARK!
5/6/2013 12:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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