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Who's The Wildest Or Coolest Person To Ever Guest-Star On A TV Show?

Still can't believe Prince was on New Girl.

Super famous guest stars are always fun to see on TV shows.

Matthew Broderick on Modern Family
Peter 'Hopper' Stone / ABC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

But some guest stars are better or wilder than others. Like when Prince (!!!) guest-starred on New Girl.


The Kardashians were supposed to appear in the same episode, but Prince apparently vetoed this.

Sometimes, the guest star isn't even an actor — it's some other public celeb or figure you can't even believe appeared on the show, like President Joe Biden on Parks and Recreation.


As Biden was vice president at the time, Secret Service was present. Amy Poehler actually dragged one of them into the scene and improvised with them, and apparently Joe did some improvisation himself.

One of my favorite guest star stories is when Bruce Willis appeared on Friends because he lost a bet to Matthew Perry.

Bruce Willis with Ross in Central Perk in Friends
NBC / Courtesy Everett Collection

He also donated his salary from his appearance to charity.

I also loved when Lady Gaga appeared on Gossip Girl. Gaga actually decided to do the guest spot because her little sister was a huge fan of the show, and she met with the producers first to make sure she could do the performance she wanted.

Lady Gaga performing on stage on Gossip Girl
Giovanni Rufino / The CW / Courtesy Everett Collection

Gaga saw herself as the narrator of what was going on in the show at that point and referred to her performance as a "crazy performance art piece."

Now it's your turn! What's your favorite celeb guest-star story? Let us now in the comments below (along with why you love the story/example so much) and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community article!