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After VH1 came out with its list of influential pop culture icons, Page 2's Dan Shanoff couldn't wait to set them straight.

Updated: July 29, 2003, 2:20 PM ET
By Dan Shanoff | Page 2 staff

When VH1's list of the top 200 pop culture icons came out last week, it led with a shocker (Oprah No. 1) and kept us sputtering from there. After going over the list, it was obvious (as always) that pointing out flaws beats creating our own. So in 10 of our own categories, we list some of the more egregious over- and under-ratings:

Athlete Overrated: Magic Johnson (58). If only for "The Magic Hour" talk show. Also receiving votes: Tiger Woods (51), Joe Namath (188). Underrated: ...

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