Pop Culture Moments That Never Made It
Pop culture can be fleeting – one moment you're hashtag-trending, the next it's Bye, Felicia! Below, some of the contenders from the past 25 years that just never quite got there.
At least they got the “Four” right.
THE X FACTOR (U.S.)
Even the addition of Simon Cowell’s cleavage couldn’t make it work.
It's been nine years and we still don't know how to punctuate "Blu-ray."
JESSICA AND ASHLEE SIMPSON AS SINGERS
But what did take our breath away? Jessica Simpson as billionaire fashion mogul.
HOUSE OF DERÉON
If you liked it then you shoulda put yourself in it.
It only takes six seconds to watch an Instagram video instead.
ANY NBC THURSDAY-AT-8:30 PM SHOW FROM 1996 TO 2001
R.I.P. Michael Chiklis’ "Daddio."
The Kardashians assumed her “famous for nothing” career. (“Stars Are Blind” wasn’t terrible, though.)
Sure, let's add a new unseen "digital" currency to our money problems.
ROBBIE WILLIAMS, U.S. POP STAR
For whatever reason, we just didn't take that.
SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
"No, seriously. It's totally safe now."
The Red Wedding kind of ruined that whole “feel like you’re really there!” desire.
Give us The Chewbacca and then maybe we’ll watch.
Look, we get that it’s not easy to compete with Apple’s iTunes. Or Apple’s anything.
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