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    17 Bloopers So Good, They Might Be The Best In All Of History

    Rules were made to be broken, and lines were made to be messed up.

    Whether it’s movies, TV, or your local news channel, things don’t always go according to plan. But usually, that’s our favorite part. From The Office to The Avengers, these might just be the best bloopers of all time.

    What blooper list would be complete without the “plasma TV” scene from The Office?

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    The Office has a lot of episodes you could argue are the greatest of all time, and “Dinner Party” is at the top of many people's lists. There are many, many bloopers from this iconic Season 4 episode, because what human could keep a straight face when even Steve Carell breaks character? As Steve mentions in the blooper, it’s incredible they ever finished the episode.  

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    When Leslie asks April to open some sugar for her on Parks and Rec, only to pour her milkshake in the sugar.

    Leslie Knope
    NBC

    Greg Daniels and Mike Schur created both The Office and Parks and Rec, so it’s safe to say they learned a good lesson from the former: put a big cast of hilarious people together and give them plenty of freedom to improvise. Amy Poehler is a master improviser, so much so that we’ll see her again on this list! When Aubrey Plaza saw Amy pouring the milkshake into her sugar instead of the other way around, how could she possibly be expected to go on with the scene?

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    When Charlie’s uncle Jack meets The Lawyer in It’s Always Sunny…, it’s hard to tell what’s intentional and what’s a blooper.

    Jack Kelly and The Lawyer
    FX

    Watching Dennis try to compose himself in the background is what really makes this blooper. Andrew Friedman playing Charlie’s uncle Jack Kelly is so straight-faced and committed to the awkwardness of the scene that it’s tough to tell what the line is supposed to be. Whether the fumbled introduction was planned or improvised, it’s easy to see why no one can keep it together.  

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    Carlton forgetting his line and then totally leaning into it on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

    Will and Carlton
    NBC

    Messing up your line is one thing, and it happens to every actor now and then. But when Alfonso Ribeiro Sr. messes up his reading, he doesn’t back down and ask for another take. He just keeps going, shouting that it will never happen again to the point where Will has to hold Carlton back. What better way to flub a line?  

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    When you forget you’re on live television and your co-anchor can’t stop laughing about it.

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    ABC

    Moving away from the world of television shows, one of the best sources of bloopers comes from live news. When this news anchor doesn’t realize the cameras have gone live, it takes her a few moments to catch up. And by that I mean, she stares at the monitor off camera and solemnly states: “I so pale.” I have to hand it to her though: She dives straight into the regularly scheduled programming like a gosh darn professional.    

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    When Kramer breaks a camera on Seinfeld, Jerry and George just can’t get back into character.

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    NBC

    About 50% of Kramer's entire character revolves around him entering and exiting Jerry’s front door, so it only makes sense that this blooper is the result of one of his chaotic exits. After he shatters the front of his camera, Kramer says, “That’s alright; I got the manual.” As hard as they try, Jerry and George cannot recover (and I can’t blame them).  

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    This entire sketch is one giant, live blooper on SNL.

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    NBC

    One of the most famous cases of actors breaking in SNL history, this Debbie Downer sketch might have Jimmy Fallon to blame for all the giggles. He seems to be the one that kicks off the laughter, but eventually, Rachel Dratch can’t contain herself either. The best part is that the laughing starts early in the sketch, so there are five full, hilarious minutes of actors struggling to get their lines out.  

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    When your coworker dresses like the Hamburglar, you can’t let it go unmentioned.

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    Fox 2 Now

    On some news shows, the anchors are so chummy and smiley with each other that it’s hard to believe they’re really friends off air. On other channels, you get called out for dressing like Hamilton B. Urglar. Yes, that is Hamburglar’s real name. What I especially love about this clip is that she looks down at the monitor to see her own outfit, stifles a laugh because, let’s face it, she is dressed exactly like the Hamburglar, and then calmly promises she’ll get him back.  

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    When Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig couldn’t stop making each other laugh on Anchorman 2.

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    Dreamworks

    Did you ever hear the story about the two Facebook bots that talked to each other and formed their own language? That’s what comes to mind when I imagine Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig improvising together. I had to rewind the last bit of this clip several times to understand what Steve Carell was asking Wiig toward the end. Turns out, he asked her what her favorite “fan gran” is. Her answer? Why, “grim grom” of course.  

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    Everyone forgets that it was actually Hawkeye that killed Quicksilver in Age of Ultron.

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    Disney

    Look, acting is hard. Sometimes you have to be a dead body and not move —  like, at all. So when Aaron Taylor-Johnson starts coughing at the end of this take, Jeremy Renner has no choice. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the punishment for ruining a take is death. But really, can’t they just CGI a cough out nowadays?  

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    A peek behind the scenes of Between Two Ferns shows how hard it is to stay awkward.

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    Funny Or Die

    Just because Zach Galifianakis is good at playing an uncomfortable character doesn’t mean he’s not one of the nicest and easiest people to be around in Hollywood. When we see the final cut of Between Two Ferns episodes, we don’t get to see all the fun everyone’s having. Just a lot of intense glares and passive-aggressive remarks.  

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    The 33 takes it took for Scott Pilgrim to throw his package away.

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    Universal Pictures

    Edgar Wright’s fast-paced style of filmmaking is so slick and polished that it’s easy to forget how much time everyone on set puts into getting the takes exactly right. That’s never been clearer than with this montage of Michael Cera casually tossing his package behind him into the garbage can...eventually. It just takes him 33 tries to get there.  

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    Peter Dinklage on Game of Thrones, proving that even the best actors can get tripped up by a single word.

    Peter Dinklage
    HBO

    Before the infamous Starbucks cup and the series finale that pretty much everyone enjoyed, there was this small phrase in Season 6. There are some other delightful bloopers in the video below, but my favorite is Peter Dinklage struggling to say the word “benevolent.” They even prank him later on by pretending to write another scene with the same phrase. But Dinklage is a good sport about it, because he’s so benelovent...belevo...you get it.  

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    “WHAT TIME IS IT?”

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    Universal Pictures

    OK, so this one isn’t a blooper in the strictest sense of the word, but Paul Walker’s Vin Diesel should’ve made it into the Fast saga. Walker’s stone face, rippling muscle suit, and the look in his eyes when he shouts, “It’s Diesel time!” is a wonderful reminder of the man who was the heart and soul of the Fast and Furious movies. 

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    When Troy and Abed were having too much fun in this episode of Community.

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    NBC

    Donald Glover and Danny Pudi seem to have had a blast on the set of Community. Not only were their characters best friends, but in this clip, we see how genuine their chemistry is between takes. By the end of their riffing, Donald Glover can’t even remember what the actual dialogue is. But honestly, any one of their improvised lines would’ve fit perfectly into the scene.  

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    When this “large cat” was spotted in Hernando, Mississippi, it didn’t look too happy about being on camera.

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    Fox 13 News

    Did you know that cougars are the second largest cats in North America? It’s true! The first is this house cat, but I wouldn’t say it to its face. Whether the cameraman and anchor have encroached on the cat’s territory, or it is acting as a decoy while the real cougar sneaks around back, I can’t say for sure. All I know is this cat knows more than it’s letting on.  

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    This hour-long cut of outtakes from the heavily improvised The Earliest Show.

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    Funny Or Die

    Perhaps the granddaddy of all blooper reels, this supercut showcases just how much energy comedians Ben Schwartz and Lauren Lapkus have. A full hour of nothing but bloopers and outtakes, because who needs to see what they actually used, right? One of my favorite moments is just a minute in, when Lauren Lapkus says to the morning show’s producer: “Mark, I like that you hide your rat tail down your shirt.”  

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    Are there any hilarious bloopers that you love and we missed? Let us know below in the comments!