22 Beloved Franchises (That Totally Lost It)

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22 Beloved Franchises (That Totally Lost It)

Franchising is a funny a thing. Sometimes, you strike gold and still remain faithful to the product -- even improving upon it. But mostly people are too eager to suck every single dime they can from an idea, until it's withered and unrecognizable in a wet gutter.

To help us illustrate this, we tapped on our favorite image wizard AuntieMeme to help us show you the worst offenders in pop culture history.

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