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1. To take a perfectly good two part series, and taint it with a third movie, thereby turning it into a mediocre trilogy.

2. To make an unnecessary and/or inferior third installment or version.

Some movie series that have been "Godfathered" include:

-American Pie

-Terminator
-Godfather

See also: EXTREME Godfathering -

The most salient example of Extreme Godfatehering is the disgusting treatment that the Star Wars franchise received when George Lucas birthed those three mutant-bastard-children-he-calls-cinema, Star Wars Episodes 1, 2, and 3.
"Hey, did you hear they are making a hangover three?"

"Aw man really? Are they REALLY Godfathering that franchise too?"
by Joel and Justin June 13, 2012
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