Oscar Fails: Bizarre and cringe-worthy moments from Oscars past

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Feb. 25 2012 7:00 AM

Oscar’s (Un)forgettable Moments

A look back at highs and lows from past Academy Awards ceremonies.

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A night of enchantment and embarrassments

Neilson Barnard

With the 84th Academy Awards ceremony approaching, Slate V takes a journey back through Oscar moments that are etched in our memory, whether we like it or not.

From red-carpet fashion fails to botched acceptance speeches to host misfires, there’s enough material for another awards show.

Read more of Slate's Oscars coverage.

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