There's no getting around it: the Scary Movie series is not the series you go to for high comedy art. Regardless of who is driving the franchise, these are movies identified by thoughtless gross-out humor and unimaginative, instantly dated cultural spoofs, many of which don't even have anything to do with horror films at all.
But comedy remains forever subjective, and there will always exist a fine line between stupid and clever. The Scary Movie series may be irredeemably awful, but the second one manages to be just a little bit special. Here are some reasons why.