Noted author and essayist Christopher Hitchens once said that the four most overrated things in life are champagne, lobsters, anal sex and picnics.
Although not many people would agree with this list (who doesn’t enjoy freshly broiled lobster tails accompanied by some bubbly!), we’ve all been there. Whether it was a well-reviewed movie, a 5-star restaurant or just a social occasion that the entire world seems to love, we’ve all experienced that feeling of being completely disappointed by something that was supposed to be amazing.
While some things deserve all the acclaim they could ever receive (sunshine, The Beatles, Taco Bell), others continue to remain inexplicably overhyped and overrated.
Here are 10 of the worst offenders.