What do I mean by abusement? It's simple: almost everyone knows the following piece:
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Lento A Cappriccio
You must be thinking: I don't! But you do. It's the famous tune from Tom And Jerry:
And this is just one of the few pieces that's been used in this way.
I can see one argument why it's a good thing: this way, the larger public comes to know such pieces. I can agree on that one, save for one word: know. Do you really know this piece? No, you didn't. For when I said Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, you probably had no idea what I was talking about.