For most people, screwing around at work just means opening a new tab in your browser and reading, well, this. On the other hand, when the cast and crews of big-budget movies need to let off steam on the set, the results are a lot more interesting. And luckily for us, there are always tons of cameras around. Here's photographic evidence that the people making our favorite movies and TV shows are some goofy motherflippers.
Harry Potter Gets Whoopee-Cushioned By Dumbledore And Snape
It's probably not surprising that there was some goofing around on the set of the Harry Potter movies, since the franchise basically served as middle school, high school, and community college for much of the cast. What is surprising is that the most juvenile of these jokes came not from the hordes of adolescent pretend-wizards, but from the franchise's respected British thespians. Yeah, you can stick the word "Sir" in front of someone's name, but that doesn't necessarily mean they won't act like a jackass when given the opportunity.
During the filming of a scene in which all the Hogwarts students, male and female, camp out in sleeping bags together in the classic third movie, Harry Potter And The Sea Of Awkward Boners, Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe asked the director to have his sleeping bag put next to a girl he "fancied" -- kind of an adorable PG version of the sort of sleazy demands grown-up movie stars make.
Warner Bros. PicturesThe rest of the kids merely asked to be put as far away from Ron as possible (he slept in the woods).