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    21 Characters Who Appeared In Only A Handful Of Episodes, But Are Still The Best Characters In Their Shows

    Kyle Chandler in Grey's Anatomy — enough said.

    Everyone knows the saying, "There are no small parts, only small actors." Well, below are 21 humans from TV who are the EPITOME of this saying, because they all captured our hearts...while only appearing in 25 episodes or less:

    1. Loretta Devine as Adele Webber in Grey's Anatomy:

    ABC

    Adele Webber only appeared in 24 episodes out of Grey's Anatomy's 380 — and counting — episodes, and Devine took home the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, among many other awards.  

    2. Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Denny Duquette in Grey's Anatomy:

    Denny Duquette laying in a hospital bed
    ABC

    Denny Duquette only appeared in 23 episodes out of Grey's Anatomy's 380 — and counting — episodes.  

    3. Kyle Chandler as Dylan Young in Grey's Anatomy:

    Dylan talking Meredith through remove a bomb from a man's chest cavity
    ABC

    Dylan Young only appeared in 4 episodes out of Grey's Anatomy's 380 — and counting — episodes, and Chandler was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. 

    4. Noel Fisher as Dale Stuckey in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit:

    Stuckey pointing a gun at Stabler and Warner
    NBC

    CSU tech Dale Stuckey appeared in 4 episodes out of SVU's 494 — and counting — episodes. 

    5. Pablo Schreiber as William Lewis in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit:

    Lewis interrogating Benson on the stand
    NBC

    William Lewis appeared in 7 episodes out of SVU's 494 — and counting — episodes. 

    6. Bella Ramsey as Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones:

    HBO

    Lyanna Mormont appeared in 9 episodes out of GoT's 73 episodes. 

    7. Pedro Pascal as Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones:

    HBO

    Oberyn appeared in 7 episodes out of GoT's 73 episodes. 

    8. Tristen J. Winger as Thug Yoda in Insecure:

    Issa looking surprised at Thug Yoda in the backseat of her uber
    HBO

    Thug Yoga appeared in 8 episodes out of Insecure's 34 — and counting — episodes. 

    9. Maggie Wheeler as Janice Litman-Goralnik in Friends:

    Janice talking to Chandler in the coffee shop
    NBC

    Janice appeared in 19 episodes out of Friends'  236 episodes. 

    10. Luke Youngblood as Magnitude in Community:

    Magnitude giving his speech for student body president
    NBC

    Magnitude appeared in 15 episodes out of Community's 110 episodes. 

    11. Glenn Howerton as Cliff Gilbert in The Mindy Project:

    Mindy standing in an elevator with Danny and Cliff
    Hulu

    Cliff appeared in 13 episodes of The Mindy Project's 117 episodes. 

    12. Paul Rudd as Bobby Newport in Parks and Recreation:

    Bobby giving a speech
    NBC

    Bobby appeared in 6 episodes out of Parks and Recreation's 126 episodes, and Rudd took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series. 

    13. Kathryn Hahn as Jennifer Barkley in Parks and Recreation:

    Jennifer showing off her poncho to Ben and Leslie
    NBC

    Jennifer appeared in 11 episodes out of Parks and Recreation's 126 episodes, and Hahn was nominated for the Critics Choice Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series. 

    14. Gregg Henry as Hollis Doyle in Scandal:

    Hollis talking to the think tank
    NBC

    Hollis appeared in 19 episodes out of Scandal's 124 episodes. 

    15. Gwyneth Paltrow as Holly Holliday in Glee:

    Ms. Holiday holding up a condom for demonstration
    Fox

    Holly appeared in 5 episodes out of Glee's 121 episodes, and Paltrow took home the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. 

    16. John Stamos as Dr. Carl Howell in Glee:

    Dr. Carl and Emma talking to Mr. Schue
    Fox

    Carl appeared in 4 episodes out of Glee's 121 episodes. 

    17. Aubrey Plaza as Cat Adams in Criminal Minds:

    Cat holding a gun up to Spencer's head
    CBS

    Cat appeared in 4 episodes out of Criminal Minds'  324 episodes. 

    18. Adam Brody as Dave Rygalski in Gilmore Girls:

    Dave looking nervous in Lane's kitchen
    The WB

    Dave appeared in 9 episodes out of Gilmore Girls' 153 episodes. 

    19. Arielle Kebbel as Lexi Branson in The Vampire Diaries:

    Lexi assessing Elena after Stefan introduced them
    The CW

    Lexi appeared in 9 episodes out of TVD's 171 episodes. 

    20. Cary Elwes as Pierre Despereaux in Psych:

    Pierre lifting up a martini glass
    USA

    Pierre appeared in 4 episodes out of Psych's 120 episodes. 

    21. Last, but not least, Ally Sheedy as Mr. Yang in Psych:

    Yang in her prison cell
    USA

    Mr. Yang appeared in 4 episodes out of Psych's 120 episodes. 

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