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15 Famous Television Scenes You Didn't Know Were 100% Improvised

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Improvised scenes in TV shows are common, but that doesn't always mean they make it into our collective memory or even the final cut. That said, there are some unscripted TV moments that are just too good to forget. There's nothing new about improvisation, and it's not limited to television

There are a ton of actors with an improv background, both in comedy and drama. It's a technique used more and more today because it offers such range, allowing actors with the skill to be part of the writing process as well.

You might be surprised just how many ad-libbed TV lines there are – it's pretty much standard practice these days. Sometimes entire scenes are unscripted, and in rarer cases, a particular character might never have scripted lines, given the actor's penchant for on-the-spot comedy.

Here are some of the most famous improvised TV scenes and lines that you probably had no idea were ad-libbed.

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