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    19 "Serious" TV Moments That Are Accidentally Hilarious

    "I have a master's degree in American literature."

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about TV moments that were supposed to be serious but were so out of place that they ended up being unintentionally funny. Here are some of the best examples:

    Spoilers ahead!

    1. When Meredith casually revealed at a dinner party that Penny killed Derek on Grey's Anatomy:

    Meredith: "That's right, perfect Penny killed my husband...pass those peas"

    2. Also on Grey's Anatomy, when Derek dramatically threw Meredith's engagement ring in the air and hit it with a baseball bat:

    3. And when Grey's Anatomy randomly did a musical episode:

    Singing "Chasing Cars" during Callie's surgery

    4. When a dog ate Dan's transplant heart on One Tree Hill:

    5. Also on One Tree Hill, when Nathan tossed Peyton's CD out the car window and she didn't react until after he'd already driven off:

    Nathan: "Take your lame music too!" Peyton: "Dammit Nathan that CD was hard to find, it's an import!"

    6. When Jessie tried caffeine pills on a very special episode of Saved by the Bell and then sang this iconic song:

    Jessie freaking out on caffeine pills: "I'm so excited, I'm so excited, I'm so scared"

    7. When Ben tried to comfort Amy by telling her she's his whore on The Secret Life of the American Teenager:

    Amy: "I am such a whore," Ben: "Well, you're MY whore"

    8. Also on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, when Grace sincerely believed she killed her dad by having sex with Jack:

    Grace tells her mom she killed her father by committing the sin of premarital sex

    9. When Betty was diagnosed with the "serial killer genes" on Riverdale:

    Alice says "They discovered that you have the MAOA and the CDH13 genes" and Polly says, "The serial killer genes"

    10. Also on Riverdale, when Veronica told Archie they couldn't break up because they were "endgame":

    Archies says when he first met Veronica, she was it for him, everything he could have ever wanted, and she says it's because they're endgame

    11. When Olivia and Fitz had super-awkward phone sex on Scandal:

    Fitz tells Olivia he'd kiss her on the mouth so she could taste herself

    12. When Ezra bragged about his master's degree on Pretty Little Liars:

    Ezra: "I have a master's degree in American literature; there is nothing I can't handle"

    13. When Dawson ugly-cried after Joey rejected him on Dawson's Creek:

    Dawson's ugly-crying, with eyes closed

    14. When Elijah delivered this dramatic line on The Originals:

    Elijah: "This...is an assassination attempt"

    15. Anytime a family show tried to warn about the "dangers of weed," like in this 7th Heaven scene:

    "7th Heaven" scene where Matt gets caught with a joint and the family is devastated

    16. Also on 7th Heaven, when Simon put his middle finger up while horsing around with his friends, and everyone acted like it was the most shocking thing EVER:

    Dramatic music plays as the camera zooms in on Mom's shocked reaction

    17. When Jenna and K.C. were arguing and K.C. delivered this very dramatic comeback on Degrassi: The Next Generation:

    K.C.: "You told me...to play BASKETBALL!"

    18. Also on Degrassi: The Next Generation, when Eli delivered the most out-of-pocket line ever:

    Eli: "Tears, Clare? Didn't expect to see those from such a whore"

    19. And finally, when Marissa shot Trey on The O.C. and "Hide and Seek" started playing:

    Marissa holding gun captioned "MMM whatcha sayyy"

    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity. Not all entries are from Community users.