The B-Movie Gimmick From The '60s (That We Want Back)

We’ve discussed William Castle here at Cracked, the all-time king of horror movie gimmicks. And among all his contrivances to get butts in theater seats to watch B-grade schlock, there's a particularly clever one used in one of his ‘best’ movies, Homicidal.

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Manufacturers love releasing "new and improved" versions of products they already sold you. Often, these updates don't improve much beyond the company's bottom line. They've tried to sell beer cans that tell you what your fingers already know, and more recently a giant, less useful version of a product you already spent a couple hundred bucks on.

We asked you to show us the pointless updates they'll be trying to sell us next. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...

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