16 'Failures' That Deserve More Respect

One of our favorite pastimes here at Cracked is to pull the wool off of people's eyes when it comes to popular films, TV shows, and video games.

Sometimes, though, we like to give back -- which is why we asked our readers to help us uncover some so famous pieces of pop culture we all dismissed too quickly and them the respect they deserve. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by foxjasond

BEN Premiering on Fox in 1992, this THE show only lasted 13 episodes STILLER before being canceled. Along with Stiller himself, the ShoW show's staff

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Entry by mkad

Remember that actress that everyone said was too stiff, couldn' t act, couldn' t recite dialogue, and was unattractive, from that movie series that ev

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Entry by foxjasond

UNITED STATES FOOTBALL LEAGUE Created in 1982 as a new league to rival the NFL, a combination of greed, bad planning, and Donald Trump sank the league

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Entry by Kevin King

Adam Sandler has become a laughing stock in recent years. Almost all of his movies over the course of a decade have been panned by critics. TOMATOMETE

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Jpon its release in 1980, HEAVEN'S GATE director Michael Cimino's follow-up to THE DEER HUNTER - was savaged by critics, ignored by audiences and is o

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Entry by Rhodoferax

When Albert Einstein first 1 Rv- Rg,y 8GT came up with the General uv Theory of Relativity, it included the equation on the left. In case you can't te

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Entry by Kevin King

The Sega Dreamcast was released in North America on September 9, 1999 and proceeded to sell more than 1 million units in three weeks. But then Playsta

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Entry by tusk1113

16 'Failures' That Deserve More Respect

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Although he is best known for narrowly losing the 1948 presidential election to Harry S. Truman, Thomas E. Dewey actually had a long and illustrious p

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Entry by Comunacho

CRACKEDc GOM Though many agree the US won the Space Race in 1969 when Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon, the Soviet (later Russian) Space Program l

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Entry by Comunacho

Chilean cult director Alejandro Jodorowsky produced a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune in the early 1970s, with a creative team that included D

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Entry by 7thdukeofuke

Neville Chamberlain cRAun Went down in history as the British Prime Minister who appeased Hitler and sold out the Czechs. BUT *It was Chamberlain who

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Entry by RogerRamjet

#2 all-time best-selling foreign act in the US (1st is the Beatles) 7th best artist of the decade (beating Jay-Z, Kanye, Metallica) Rock group of the

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Entry by Biclops

GOKOFFICE FLP MAN HAS MADE HIS MATCH ..NOW IT'S HIS PROBLEM HARRISON FORD. BLADE RUNNER JERAY PERENCHIO YOAKIN AMICHAEL OFFLE LEY PRODUCTION AUNNER SE

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CRACKED COM You bought an Edsel. Over-hyped by advertisers and introduced at the beginning of a recession, the Edsel has become synonymous with produc

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Entry by Kevin King

CRACKEDeo The Dana Carvey Show The Dana Carvey Show premiered on ABC during spring of 1996. It only aired for seven of its planned ten episodes before