Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

4 Ways To Fix The Star Trek Franchise

There certainly needs to be a lot less lens-flaring.


5 Ways The Food Network Went Insane When You Weren't Looking

I have a degree of confidence I would describe as fair to middling that Food Network was constructed specifically by Satan himself.


How A TMNT Villain (Maybe) Became A Nintendo Boss

Here at Cracked, we like to deal with world-changing, philosophical questions. Like, what's the deal with Krang from 'TMNT'?


Scenes That Were (Thankfully) Cut From Great Films

It turns out there's a lot of insanity hidden in the scripts for even the best movies.


5 Legitimate Reasons Why The Purge Would Be Successful

The Purge has turned into one of the most consistently entertaining film series' in recent memory, and that success led me to a fairly obvious question this weekend: Would the Purge actually work in the United States?


Wile E. Coyote's Horrifying Secret: A Fan Theory

How many hours has Wile E. Coyote spent blowing himself up in an attempt to catch the Road Runner? What if we were to tell you the answer is none? Not a damn one.


5 Reasons It's Now Impossible To Tell If A New Movie's Good

This failure of movie trailers was a team effort by all of us.


How 'The Jungle Book' Changed Disney Animal Evolution

If it weren't for Mowgli, there would be no communication between animals and humans and no whimsical stories that would teach generations of children to look at their non-talking pets with disappointment.


6 Unintended Consequences Of Cartoon Character Design

Illustrators and animators don't usually take into account the weird side effects which would befall their creations if they were real.


6 Dumb Background Details You Now See In Every Sci-Fi Movie

Who knows which far-out, awesome-looking tech will cross over into our reality next? Hopefully not any of these.


5 Signs The TV Show You're Watching Is About To Suck

I have spent years forgoing human contact in an effort to bring you this: a definitive list of ways to tell if your favorite TV show is nose-diving into the toilet.


6 Insane Behind The Scenes Reasons For Famous Movie Deaths

Sometimes death scenes have less to do with artistic intention and more to do with some B.S. behind the scenes.


Disney Movies That Ignore Their Hero's Horrific Crimes

Disney films are our modern day fables and they have a lot of pretty messed up stuff happening.


Famous Characters That (Originally) Were Meant To Die Horribly

Whether it's through persistence, greed, circumstance, or plain dumb luck, some iconic characters have managed to survive their own creators' best attempts to waste them.


Could The Joker Be Batman's Brother?

Holiday dinners must be awkward.