Nostalgia for the 1990s has infected the Internet in a way only such hallowed subjects as cat memes and "Gangnam Style" could ever hope to. But, as this recent sketch from Pop Roulette pointed out, there were many aspects of the '90s that weren't so great. Even the pantheon of teen movies had some dark corners.

If you're anything like us, your memory glosses over the problematic aspects of these films. We'd like a rosy memory of the time we made out during a showing of She's All That or journeyed to the mall for a screening of American Pie.

But taking a look back at the most venerated 90s teen movies, and you realize that for every crazy prank, goofy dad, and prom night de-virginizing, there are troubling instances of homophobia, sexism, racism, and other nastiness.

Leave your rose-colored glasses at the door and get ready to lose what's left of you childhood naivetĂ© as we show you 25 Offensive Things You Forgot from Your Favorite 90s Teen Movies.

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Written by Brenden Gallagher (@muddycreekU)

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