Justin Timberlake, Steven Tyler, Britney Spears, 2001 Super Bowl [via]
We don't know if the Broncos or the Seahawks will be victorious at this weekend's Super Bowl XLVIII, but we do know Bruno Mars will probably put forth a winning performance. We commend Pepsi's choice of performer as Super Bowl halftime shows have a tendency to be uniquely horrifying mashups of pop culture that are as awkward and uncomfortable to watch as they are compelling for their overwhelming awfulness. How bad could they really be? Let us count the ways. Here are five of the top 10 most ridiculous Super Bowl Halftime Shows ever, from Prince passionately stroking his "guitar" to N'SYNC trying to rap with Aerosmith. Yes, yes they did.