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Updated on Apr 25, 2020. Posted on Apr 22, 2020

Jane Lynch Has Been In A Lot Of TV Shows, But Do Actually Know Which Ones?

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Here's Jane Lynch – gay icon and actor of great renown. You may recognise her as Sue Sylvester from Glee, as Christy Cummings in Best in Show, or as Sophie Lennon in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

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Well the remarkable thing about Jane is that she's been in a lot of big shows throughout her career, but you may not have even noticed her! Or perhaps you have? In any case, let's test your knowledge.

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  1. Let's start with Scrubs – has Jane Lynch ever made an appearance in this NBC classic?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No!

    Jane has never appeared in Scrubs but can't you just imagine her standing up to Dr Cox?

    Via Fox
  2. How about Friends? Can you recall her knocking around NYC?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes!

    It's true, Jane starred in season ten of Friends as Ellen, an estate agent selling the house next to the one Monica and Chandler had just bought.

    Via NBC
  3. Has she ever appeared in Gilmore Girls?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes!

    Jane indeed appeared in season one of Gilmore Girls as a nurse on duty when Richard Gilmore is rushed to hospital.

    Via The WB
  4. What about Ugly Betty?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No!

    Jane has never appeared in Ugly Betty, but she would've been great in it, right?

    Via Fox
  5. Or Will & Grace?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes!

    Jane appeared in the rebooted season nine of Will & Grace, in which she played a conversion camp counselor called Roberta.

    Via NBC
  6. What about Desperate Housewives? Any Jane there?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes!

    You betcha, Jane starred as the evil Maxine Bennett, a high society housewife and friend of Bree's, in season two of Desperate Housewives.

    Via ABC
  7. How about Community?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No!

    Jane Lynch has never appeared in Community, what a shame!

    Via Fox
  8. Is Jane Lynch in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No!

    Jane has never appeared in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air either!

    Via Fox
  9. Does she appear in My Name Is Earl?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes!

    Jane made an appearance in season three of My Name Is Earl as Sissy, an unhinged truck driver who kidnaps Earl.

    Via NBC
  10. Surely she's been in The Office, right?

    NBC
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No!

    Jane has never made an appearance in The Office, but I'm sure she would definitely fit in.

    Via Universal Pictures
  11. Does she pop up in Arrested Development?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes!

    Jane stars in the first season of Arrested Development as Cindi Lightballoon, a government mole sent to get information on George Bluth while he's in prison.

    Via Fox
  12. What about Frasier?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes again!

    Jane played Cynthia in season four of Frasier, a hoity-toity parent attending a random Thanksgiving dinner.

    Via NBC
  13. And lastly, do you remember seeing Jane Lynch in Parks and Recreation?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Unfortunately, no!

    Again, I would've loved to see Jane bring her magic to this amazing series, but it wasn't meant to be!

    Via Fox

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