Let's Get Honest with 'The Avengers'

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The Avengers was totally awesome, we believed. An action movie we could get behind, we thought. Chris Hemsworth was actually good, we might have said. But that all came crashing down today with this dressing down from the "Honest Trailers" guys: 

Guys! Tony Danza can rap or umm...talk in a way that's almost lyrical in nature?  And he can do so while naming (almost) every famous person who grew up in Brooklyn. We promise. The least you could do for Mr. Danza is watch the video, since it looks like no on showed up to see his magic talents: 

Here's the plot to How I Met Your Mother in 52 seconds.  Thank us later (and if you missed anything hit rewind, or do what everyone else does, meaning go to the show's Wikipedia page)

And finally here are 132 seconds of a monkey named APEril and a cat. Yes, enjoy all 132 of them. 

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