In a world of saccharine holiday movies, there is Die Hard and there is everything else.
The Bachelor had debuted a year earlier, and audiences were ripe for a show that punctured its saccharine fairy-tale storyline.
His father was executed in 1942 by a German gendarme after attempting to smuggle a packet of saccharine into the Ghetto.
saccharine sac·cha·rine (sāk'ər-ĭn, -ə-rēn', -ə-rīn')
Of, relating to, or characteristic of sugar or saccharin; sweet.