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10 Reasons We Want To Be BFFs With Casey Wilson

For starters, she's unstoppable. And she is the star of the new NBC comedy Marry Me, Tuesdays at 9/8c on NBC.

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1. She's crazy funny.

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Casey launched her comedy career at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, doing improv and sketch comedy. Even if you weren't lucky enough to catch her acclaimed sketch show Rode Hard and Put Away Wet, you've still gotten to see her on, among a million other things, Saturday Night Live, Happy Endings, The Hotwives of Orlando, and a million hysterical internet videos.

3. She is a hardworking machine that turns defeats into victories.

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Casey Wilson's 10-Step Road To Success:

1. Get dream job at SNL.

2. Lose dream job at SNL.

3. Become co-star of sitcom.

4. Write and star in movie with best friend.

5. Suddenly lose funding and watch in horror as movie production grinds to a halt.

6. Use Kickstarter to secure remainder of funding.

7. Finish movie.

8. Sitcom gets cancelled.

9. Become star of new sitcom.

10. Rule world.

4. She is glamorous 24/7.

Deal with it.

5. She cares deeply about those less fortunate than herself.

6. She met her IRL BFF in an actual clown class...

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Undaunted by America's seemingly ubiquitous fear of clowns, Casey indeed took a clowning class at NYU and got more out of it than anyone could reasonably expect: She met her best friend and comedy partner, June Diane Raphael, in that class and never looked back.

8. She is willing to confront harsh truths.

10. She loves The Real Housewives even more than you do.

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Speaking to Bravo about her Housewives parody Hotwives of Orlando, Casey said, "My research process (and someone had to do it) was to watch Every. Single. Episode. Of. Every. Single. Season. And. City." She then added, "I am a method actress so I also pulled a friend's hair out and drank a gallon of Chard before every scene."

Her life is an open book. And that book has kinda sorta been turned into a sitcom.

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According to The New York Times, the upcoming Marry Me is loosely based on Wilson's five-month engagement to her husband, writer (and Marry Me creator) David Caspe.

Even if you can't be Casey Wilson's real-life BFF (but who knows?), you can at least hang out with her once a week, Tuesdays at 9/8c, only on NBC.

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