15 Awful Additions To Awesome Franchises (That Fans Agree to Just Ignore)
As the dismissive uncle saying goes… Ya can’t win ‘em all. And after compiling this list, it looks like there’s a little pearl of wisdom buried deep in that old adage. Honestly, it’s a tad comforting to know that even the greats pump out a flop here and there, because it lets us know that they’re human too. Unfortunately for them, when the fans are chomping at the bit for the next installment, and the multi-million dollar stakes are high, a stinker doesn’t come with much forgiveness.
We can always look back like “Oh yeah, that was pretty disappointing,” but we forget that, at the time, these raspberries drummed up some serious anger. Maybe agreeing that they didn’t happen is our subconscious protecting us from that salty rage we once felt. Because (sorry, die-hard fans), living in a constant state of anger and disappointment over a flop is no way to live. So, whether it was a little stumble on the path to greatness, or the face plant at the finish line, here are 15 awful franchise additions that we just kind of pretend didn’t happen.