A lot of us crazy kids like to look at what we consider pop culture staples through rose-tinted glasses. But it turns out we have a short memory for the things we love -- if we recalled back to when they debuted, we might see them a bit differently. Because, surprisingly, a lot of things we think of as well received today, were pretty hated in their time.

To help illustrate this, our readers dug through the annals of time on some of the most iconic staples of pop culture today to see what we really though about them back in the day. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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21 Pop Culture Icons That Were Hated At First
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