The 14 Most Influential Television Characters (We've Never Actually Seen)
Sometimes, a one-off reference to some unseen goofball takes on a life of its own. A life so vibrant, no actor on Earth could hope to embody it. At that point, writers have two options: keep up the bit, or completely ruin it by casting the character, or worse, giving it a spin-off.
Here are a few characters who started off too small to be cast, but became larger than life: