Flops: Failure in Four Parts A flop is often what happens when high expectations, hype, and financial failure all come together. This week, in a four-part series, a celebration of famous flops in entertainment. We consider the anatomy of a flop; how Hollywood types cope with failure; and a look at flops that flipped, things that at first failed but went on to become classics.

Once Upon a Time, 'Classics' Were Flops

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Movie Flops: A Look at the Aftermath

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From 'Doom' to Gloom: The Story of a Video Game Flop

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A Salute to Famous Movie Flops

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