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hokey

(ˈhoki)
mod. contrived; phony; ill conceived. (see also hocus.) That’s a pretty hokey idea, but it may work.
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And for all its Ulysses-esque density, Watchmen has one of the hokiest conclusions ever devised.
Even the hokiest of these fantasy series about gorgeous high-schoolers living and loving in ornate playpens has to have a toehold on reality.
And he built an empire on the hunch that billions of people would pay to spend time indulging the fantasy that the dream, at its hokiest and most misleading, promised.
This is the hokiest, most awful, unfair, stupid undertaking and I will personally encourage the county medical society to boycott this promo.
As you'd expect, the computer effects are out of this world, and Patrick Stewart as the slaphead Captain gives depth and dignity to even the hokiest dialogue (and there's plenty of that).
Likewise I have heard people say that this is the most simplistic, hokiest phrase and slogan I've ever heard.