Jeremy Allen White’s Life Clashed With Will Smith in the Most Iconic Way Over the Lowest-Rated ‘Bad Boys’ Movie

Jeremy Allen White’s ‘Shameless’ had an ode to Will Smith's lowest-rated ‘Bad Boys’ movie.

Jeremy Allen White’s Life Clashed With Will Smith in the Most Iconic Way Over the Lowest-Rated ‘Bad Boys’ Movie

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  • The American actor Jeremy Allen White turned into a fan-favorite actor following his appearance in the 2011 television series Shameless.
  • Season 5, episode 4 A Night to Remem...Wait, What?, from White’s show featured a clip from Will Smith's lowest-rated Bad Boys movie.
  • Whether the 82% RT-rated American sitcom featured Will Smith's lowest-rated Bad Boys II as a mockery or not, Jeremy Allen White’s show performed way better than Smith’s 23% RT-rated film.
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The American actor Jeremy Allen White turned into a fan-favorite actor following his appearance in the 2011 television series Shameless. Playing the role of Phillip “Lip” Gallagher in the comedy-drama series, the actor was catapulted to fame in the entertainment industry. 

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Shameless
Shameless (2011)

On the topic of Jeremy Allen White’s comedy series Shameless, the show happens to have raised the level of craziness with each passing episode. But one particular episode that stole the show was Season 5, episode 4 A Night to Remem…Wait, What?, that featured a clip from Will Smith’s lowest-rated Bad Boys movie. 

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Jeremy Allen White’s Shameless Had a Bad Boys 2 Clip 

Using clips from different movies and TV shows in Hollywood projects has now become a common process. Often used to pay tribute, the renowned clips used in movies and TV shows at times also feature subtle mockery. Now it’s up to the audience’s interpretation what they might make out of the scene. 

Jeremy Allen White in Shameless
Jeremy Allen White in Shameless

Similarly, in Jeremy Allen White’s 2011 comedy TV series Shameless, an episode featured a brief clip from Will Smith‘s 2003 movie Bad Boys II, via IMDb. Considering that the film was Smith’s lowest-rated installment from the franchise, it is believed that the clip was used to make a fun bit of a scene in Season 5 Episode 4 of the show. 

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Shameless Season 5 Episode 4 features a clip from Bad Boys II
Shameless Season 5 Episode 4 features a brief clip from Bad Boys II

For a brief moment in A Night to Remem…Wait, What? episode where Jeremy Allen White’s character Lip goes off to Miami to visit Amanda and her family at her luxurious house, they featured a clip from the movie Bad Boys II, where a helicopter is chasing a boat. Creating an Easter egg-like scene that audiences could easily overlook, the passing scene from Shameless was certainly epic. 

Jeremy Allen White’s Shameless Kicked Up the Craziness 

Well, that’s not all that seems epic about Jeremy Allen White’s 2011 comedy series. The 11 seasoned compelling TV show Shameless, that’s the American remake of Paul Abbott’s British sitcom by the same name, happens to turn crazier with each season. According to fans, each season starts appearing somber compared to its next installment. 

The American remake of Paul Abbott's British sitcom earned praises
The American remake of Paul Abbott’s British sitcom earned praises

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Although critics have claimed that the show is a complete rip off of Paul Abbott’s British sitcom, for scenes and dialogues were virtually the same; others have claimed that the show was entertaining as it is. According to The Guardian, Jeremy Allen White’s Shameless is quite epic, because “nothing that follows the original so closely could be bad”. 

Will Smith’s Bad Boys II is a 23% RT-rated movie, while Shameless earned 82% RT rating
Shameless earned 82% RT rating compared to Will Smith’s 23% RT-rated Bad Boys II

In the end, whether the 82% RT-rated American sitcom featured Will Smith’s lowest-rated Bad Boys II as a mockery or not, Jeremy Allen White’s Shameless performed way better than the 23% RT-rated film. 

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Krittika is a News Writer at FandomWire with 2 years of prior experience in lifestyle and web content writing. With her previous works available on HubPages and Medium, she has woven over 1600 stories with us, about fan-favorite actors, movies, and shows. Post-graduate in Journalism and Honors-graduate in English Literature, when this art enthusiast isn't crafting your next favorite article, she finds her escapism in coffee, fiction, and the Wizarding World.