YMMV: The Stainless Steel Rat

  • Evil Is Sexy: In the first novel Jim is drawn to Angelina not just because she's beautiful, but because he genuinely admires her brilliant criminal mind. If only he could get past the fact that she's a sociopathic killer...
  • Values Dissonance: Jim's pill-popping and constant boozing — whenever he needs Bottled Heroic Resolve or some other ability — can be disconcerting to modern audiences, but the series was created in The Sixties after all.