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13 Actors You Forgot Had Cameos On "Freaks And Geeks"

One of the best things about Freaks and Geeks is the abundance of secondary and minor characters who went on to have great careers of their own.

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1. Lizzy Caplan

Before she was rocking weaves made out of your mother's chest hair in Mean Girls, Caplan played Sara, one of McKinley's resident cool girls with a crush on Nick (who she manages to snag by the end of series).Appeared in: "Pilot," "Beers and Weirs," "Tests and Breasts," and "Discos and Dragons."
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Before she was rocking weaves made out of your mother's chest hair in Mean Girls, Caplan played Sara, one of McKinley's resident cool girls with a crush on Nick (who she manages to snag by the end of series).

Appeared in: "Pilot," "Beers and Weirs," "Tests and Breasts," and "Discos and Dragons."

2. Ben Foster

"Special," super-sweet Eli first popped up as Lindsay's kind-of-date to the homecoming dance, then as the most enthusiastic Three's Company fan ever.Appeared in: "Pilot" and "Carded and Discarded."
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"Special," super-sweet Eli first popped up as Lindsay's kind-of-date to the homecoming dance, then as the most enthusiastic Three's Company fan ever.

Appeared in: "Pilot" and "Carded and Discarded."

3. Allen Covert

It might seem like this guy only appears in Happy Madison movies, but he also played the nearly no-nonsense clerk who was hesitant to sell Sam, Neal, and Bill a keg of non-alcoholic beer.Appeared in: "Beers and Weirs"
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It might seem like this guy only appears in Happy Madison movies, but he also played the nearly no-nonsense clerk who was hesitant to sell Sam, Neal, and Bill a keg of non-alcoholic beer.

Appeared in: "Beers and Weirs"

4. Rashida Jones

After watching her in Parks and Recreation, it's hard to imagine Jones being a badass. As Kim's friend Karen, though, she's basically ready to kick Sam's ass if he doesn't move it in Freaks.Appeared in: "Kim Kelly Is My Friend"
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After watching her in Parks and Recreation, it's hard to imagine Jones being a badass. As Kim's friend Karen, though, she's basically ready to kick Sam's ass if he doesn't move it in Freaks.

Appeared in: "Kim Kelly Is My Friend"

5. David Koechner

Look, he doesn't make the rules at the Iron Horse, he just plays by them.Appeared in: "Carded and Discarded"
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Look, he doesn't make the rules at the Iron Horse, he just plays by them.

Appeared in: "Carded and Discarded"

6. Kevin Corrigan

When you need a fake ID, who better to go to than Toby, Millie's "kind of scary" cousin?Appeared in: "Carded and Discarded"
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When you need a fake ID, who better to go to than Toby, Millie's "kind of scary" cousin?

Appeared in: "Carded and Discarded"

7. Jason Schwartzman

...Especially when Silverman's salesboy, Howie, lets you down with his "Asian-looking" IDs.Appeared in: "Carded and Discarded"
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...Especially when Silverman's salesboy, Howie, lets you down with his "Asian-looking" IDs.

Appeared in: "Carded and Discarded"

8. Shia LaBeouf

We're not sure if LaBeouf's Herbert got to be the school mascot again once his arm healed, but we like to think so.Appeared in: "We've Got Spirit"
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We're not sure if LaBeouf's Herbert got to be the school mascot again once his arm healed, but we like to think so.

Appeared in: "We've Got Spirit"

9. Leslie Mann

Not long after she married Apatow, the hilarious Mann appeared as MicKinley teacher, and love of Bill's life, Miss Foote.Appeared in: "Chokin' and Tokin'"
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Not long after she married Apatow, the hilarious Mann appeared as MicKinley teacher, and love of Bill's life, Miss Foote.

Appeared in: "Chokin' and Tokin'"

10. Alexander Gould

Imagine little Shane Botwin of Weeds, freaking potheads out long before his own mom started selling the stuff.Appeared in: "Chokin' and Tokin'"
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Imagine little Shane Botwin of Weeds, freaking potheads out long before his own mom started selling the stuff.

Appeared in: "Chokin' and Tokin'"

11. David Krumholtz

It's too bad we didn't get to see more of Barry, Neal's cool older brother and Lindsay's one-time paramour — he was such a babe.Appeared in: "Noshing and Moshing"
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It's too bad we didn't get to see more of Barry, Neal's cool older brother and Lindsay's one-time paramour — he was such a babe.

Appeared in: "Noshing and Moshing"

12. Samaire Armstrong

Anna from The O.C. isn't the only of Samaire's offbeat, high school roles — she appeared in a couple episodes of Freaks as a hippie.Appeared in: "Smooching and Mooching" and "Discos and Dragons"
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Anna from The O.C. isn't the only of Samaire's offbeat, high school roles — she appeared in a couple episodes of Freaks as a hippie.

Appeared in: "Smooching and Mooching" and "Discos and Dragons"

13. Ben Stiller

One of a handful of uncredited guest stars, Stiller popped up in the series' penultimate episode as a Secret Service agent going through a vocational identity crisis.Appeared in: "The Little Things"
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One of a handful of uncredited guest stars, Stiller popped up in the series' penultimate episode as a Secret Service agent going through a vocational identity crisis.

Appeared in: "The Little Things"

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