101 Dalmatians (1996 film)/YMMV

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  • Fan Dumb: After the release of the live-action version, people rushed to get Dalmatians as pets. Dalmatians are highly energetic and need plenty of room and time for exercise, and are prone to hearing problems. Many of the Dalmatians adopted during this craze ended up surrendered to shelters or dumped.
  • Surprisingly Improved Sequel: The sequel was a Disney DTV sequel that did not suck.
  • Villain Decay: Cruella was noticeably less menacing and competent in the second live action movie than she was in the first, though still thoroughly despicable.
  • What the Hell, Casting Agency?: It may not be six-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close's most profound role, but she makes a really good Cruella and it would appear she's having a ball hamming it up.