Rin Tin Tin is Hollywood’s most legendary canine. His was a true rags-to-riches story. From stray pooch to international superstar, few actors—dog or human—were as beloved as he.

Had he worn shoes (he didn’t—he was a dog), they would have been hard to fill. Just ask Rin Tin Tin Jr., his son who, while also an actor, didn't exactly set Hollywood aflame. In our video above, see how living up to expectations can be unfair—even for dogs.

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