27 Pop Culture Moments We Have to Admit Don’t Quite Hold Up

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27 Pop Culture Moments We Have to Admit Don’t Quite Hold Up

Twenty years from now, it’ll be fun to see which “cool” things get some serious eye-rolls. Back in our day, we were all screaming “Aw hells yeah” as hard-nosed cops like Dirty Harry were out there crackin’ skulls and playing by their own rules. But today, given that we’ve seen what happens when cops play by their own rules IRL, we’re all thinking that Harry needed a bodycam — and some of that sweet, sweet accountability.

SETH'S CRACKED ENTIRE PLOT IS DATE RAPE. SUPERBAD His master plan is to get Emma Stone's character drunk enough to sleep with him. When he discovers she doesn't drink, he whines, gets grabby, and vomits on her. Worse, he seems to be practicing for a string of similar assaults in college.

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SI AND AM The Lady and the Tramp antagonists rely on heavy Asian stereotypes to taunt Lady and cause havoc. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED YOUR ENTIRE PLOT CAN'T BE ONE BIG TRANS JOKE ANYMORE. ACE VENTURA: PET DETECTIVE The Einhorn is Finkle, Finkle is Einhorn plot has one big reveal of Einhorn's bulge tucked between her legs. This would never be played up as a joke today, and we wonder why it was even needed to tell a stolen dolphin story.

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... TELL US NOW. AMERICAN BEAUTY The award-winning movie stars Kevin Spacey pining after an underage person. Nina J. says it definitely doesn't hold up because it feels like, especially when you watched it as an underage girl, that those creepy guys are cool and if they assault you, you're going to be guilty. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. SILENCE OF THE LAMBS Diana Q. says, The anti-trans rant kinda kills what is otherwise a great movie. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM The Naked Gun Oh, my poor Nordberg! his wife weeps as Nordberg lies in a hospital bed. Не was such a good man, Frank! Не never wanted to hurt anyone! Nordberg is played by O.J. Simpson. (On the other hand, that makes the scenes of Nordberg's comic suffering even better).

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