It never fails: If everybody loves something too much, then we all start to get sick of hearing about it. And all too soon, love turns to hate. Any time something is too beloved, there's going to be a backlash. But what was the most unfair backlash against a science fiction or fantasy property?
Please include a picture, poster, book cover, comics panel, piece of artwork or clip for your chosen property. And please mention the name, why you still love whatever it is, and why the backlash was unfair. Thanks!
Top image: Avatar. We knew long before this movie opened that it was going to be borrowing a lot of story elements from other films, including Dances With Wolves. And we knew it was going to have a "white guy savior" storyline from the get-go. But we still loved it anyway, for the visuals and the incredible dragon-on-flying-tank action. But after everybody saw Avatar 100 times, they kind of got over it. And now, it's apparently not cool to love this movie. Which we still do, in spite of its flaws.