The Buck Flops Here

A Flop in the Bucket; Flop Along Cassidy; Flop Goes the Weasel; Flop The Question; Flop in the Name of Love

If, last month, Netflix had a humongous, John Carter, Howard the Duck, Heaven's Gate-sized flop (or bigger), but no one came forward to call it a flop, would it still be a flop?

Since the first cave paintings, entertainment has been a game of hits and flops. The hits can become such runaway successes that they pay for everything. And flops, when they get…

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