23 Total Waste Of Time Movie And TV Subplots

Hey, we aren't saying writing stories for film and television is easy, but, come on -- at least don't ever treat your viewers like they're a bunch of assholes.

It turns out that this slip happens pretty frequently, and even to the best TV series and movies that we've ever seen. We asked our readers to point out the laziest writing Hollywood had to offer. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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CRACKEDC COM In JURASSIC WORLD there's a scene where the younger kid Gray breaks into tears, revealing that he found letters from two different divorc

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Entry by whoiswillo

CRACKEDcO The first hour or so of Skyfall has James Bond chasing after a missing hard disc that contains the names and covers of every active NATO Age

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Entry by S Peter Davis

After David Duchovny's departure in the 8th season of THE FILES the writers introduced a whole bunch of new characters. including Special Agent Monica

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Entry by Paka

23 Total Waste Of Time Movie And TV Subplots

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Entry by Kevin King

CRACKED.COM In The Dark Knight, Lau escapes to Hong Kong and Batman travels there, kidnaps him, and drops him off on Jim Gordon's doorstep. The scene

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

IN SUPERNATURALS SEASON 5, EPISODE 6. THE WINCHESTER BROTHERS DISCOVER THE ANTICHRIST. JESSE, WHO HAPPENS TO BE A KID WITH INSANE POWER. AMONG OTHER A

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Entry by whoiswillo

Early in season three of Heroes, a number of powered villains escape from prison. This plot was dropped almost immediately in favor of focusing on Art

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Entry by lilianavonk

In the LOST season 3 episode The Man Behind the Curtain, Ben's childhood friend Annie is introduced as she welcomes: him to the island and proceeds

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Entry by PakistaniGuy

In The Expendables, there's a subplot involving one of the protagonists, Lee. Christmas. (Jason Statham). He discovers. that his girlfriend, Lacy, i

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Entry by crazynate

23 Total Waste Of Time Movie And TV Subplots

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This is the daughter of Vince Masuka, DEXTER'S comic relief. Introduced in the final season, she proceeded to do nothing for 8 episodes, except showin

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Entry by gatorboymike

Two-thirds of the way through the first season of House, the show introduces Edward Vogler, who is intended to be Dr. Gregory House's nemesis. The m

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Entry by TedsorWinston

A list of time-wasting sub-plots in: TFHE AMAZING 2 SPIDERR-MAN Aunt-May struggling to make ends meet and working as a nurse. This whole sub-plot has

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Entry by Comunacho

Ursula, the daughter of Peter parker's landlord in Spider-Man, 2 is a very vague possible love interest of Peter. This isn't advanced at all in the mo

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Entry by Lizzy Chrome

GANG WAR PROHIBITION. DANGEROUS LOVE SCARRED WAR VETS. RACISM. WOMEN'S RIGHTS. MURDER CORRUPTION. .AL-FREAKIN-CAPONE ALL OF THESE PLOTLINES HAD TO MAK

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Entry by Kevin King

CRACKEDcO COMT Br r eaking In the first season of Bad Marie shoplifts an expensive tiara and gives it to her sister Skyler as a gift for her baby show

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Entry by RogerRamjet

In the movie Fargo, the chief of police Marge Gunderson follows the trail of fdestruction left by two out-of-town criminals who were hired to kidnap a

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

T-DOG FROM THE WALKING DEAD LASTED FOR THREE SEASONS WITH BARELY ANY DIALOGUE, CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PLOT OR ANY BACKSTORIES. THE PRODUCERS INITIALLY W

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Entry by Kevin King

The episode Tea Leaves focuses on Betty Draper's weight gain. In real life, the actress January Jones was pregnant and this was a way for the writer

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Entry by gatorboymike

/ will unlock Arendelle's secrets and exploit its riches! Also. I'm about as subtle as a speeding train full of drag queens in rainbow afro wigs. WHY

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Entry by Jose Canyusi

CRACKED.COM M Round the end of The Incredible Hulk (starring Edward Norton; one of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe), Dr. Samuel Sterns, a.

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Entry by Kevin King

SMesonS THE In a Season Nine episode, a mysterious character shows up and proclaims he's the real Seymour Skinner and the other is an imposter named

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Entry by whoiswillo

One episode of season three of LOST focused on how Jack got his tattoos. The episode was so pointless, it convinced the show's producers that they nee

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