14 Tweets That Nailed the Awfulness That Was the 'Dirty Dancing' Remake

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When news first broke that ABC would air a Dirty Dancing remake, we shuddered at the thought. You don't mess with a classic -- especially not one that most girls in the late '80s and '90s grew up watching as default sleepover viewing. Oh, sure, some of us may initially have had a glimmer of hope that this rehash would be worthwhile. But ...

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... after watching a minute of Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes attempting to step into Baby and Johnny's shoes, all of Twitter realized watching the three-hour train wreck would not be the time of their lives. 

Here, tweets that summed up the experience that was tuning into ABC's cringeworthy version of Dirty Dancing.

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1. Some of us just simply. Could. Not.

2. Forget Baby -- just hide this whole damn travesty away!

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3. Look, you do not mess with classic dialogue about watermelon.

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4. No offense, Colt Prattes, but there's only one Johnny Castle.

5. Yep, Kelly Bishop will always be Marjorie Houseman just as much as she'll always be Emily Gilmore. #SorryNotSorry, Debra Messing.

6. If you opted out, you're better off in the long run.

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7. Fair assessment.

 

8. Accurate illustration.

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9. Pros know better.

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10. That supremely unnecessary epilogue, though.

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11. Same, Myleen, same.

12. If you feel the need to drown your sorrows, you are so not alone.

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13. Yep. Couldn't have put it better ourselves, Jennifer Grey (aka the one and only Frances "Baby" Houseman and, of course, Jeanie Bueller).

14. Oh, please, no -- don't wreck other classics too!

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