On the surface, doing a movie version of a hit TV show seems like a blockbuster slam dunk. There’s already has a huge fanbase, who will likely come out in droves to see more adventures of their favorite characters. Stick a few A-listers in the lead roles, and you should be golden, right? Wrong. Very very wrong.
You forget that this same fanbase who came out in droves usually feels pretty passionate about the television program, and likely won’t take kindly to any changes you might have made. Factor in some lazy writing with lame jokes, and you could have a sizzling silver screen turkey on your hands. Johnny Depp’s passion project The Lone Ranger recently opened wide, giving new like to the black and white ’50s classic. Hopefully he learned his lesson and didn’t repeat the mistakes of these 40 really bad movie version of TV movies. Head to the gallery above and relive the bombs!