TV On-Set Drama That Brought TV Shows to a Halt  

Jessica DeFino
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Acting is all about on-screen drama - but what happens when the drama bleeds into real life? More often than not, personal problems between cast and crew members can result in halted production (Two and a Half Men), killed-off characters (Desperate Housewives) and cancelled shows (Martin). Here's the juiciest on-set drama and behind the scenes gossip from your favorite small-screen shows!

Saved By The Bell: NBC Kept Ma... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list On-Set Drama That Brought TV Shows to a Halt
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According to Dustin Diamond's tell-all, "Behind The Bell" (a questionable source at best), the set of Saved By The Bell wasn't nearly as wholesome as you'd hope. Mario Lopez was apparently a hardcore womanizer, and at one point was accused of luring a girl back to his home and raping her. The victim had a strong case, so NBC execs paid her off to keep the story quiet and keep the SBTB cameras rolling. 

90210: Shannen Doherty and Jen... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list On-Set Drama That Brought TV Shows to a Halt
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Rumors about the behind-the-scenes girl-on-girl drama on the 90210 set swirled around throughout the '90s. Everyone knew that costars Shannen Doherty and Jennie Garth didn't get along (they even got into a fist fight at one point), but the full truth wasn't revealed until fellow cast member Tori Spelling released her autobiography. In it, Spelling admitted that she asked her father, show producer Aaron Spelling, to fire Doherty after the on-set drama became too much to handle. He complied, and the show was never the same without Doherty. 

The Price Is Right: Bob Barker... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list On-Set Drama That Brought TV Shows to a Halt
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The Price Is Right's most iconic host is Bob Barker - too bad he had to leave the show due to multiple lawsuits against him. In 13 years, Barker racked up nine different lawsuits from past cast and crew members, including a sexual harassment suit from former Price promo girl Dian Parkinson. She claimed Barker promised her job security on the show in exchange for sex. Although Barker has denied all the claims in every suit against him, he had no choice but to step away from the spotlight in 2007. 

The Golden Girls: Bea Arthur W... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list On-Set Drama That Brought TV Shows to a Halt
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Golden Girls stars Betty White and Bea Arthur weren't friendly when the cameras stopped rolling. Arthur apparently couldn't stand White's positive attitude and even called White a "c*nt" at one point. Arthur decided to leave the show after Season 5, but producers managed to convince her to stay on for another two seasons before she split and the show was cancelled.