Comedians are just an out and out different bunch. They'll jump up on a stage in front of a crowd of people, armed only with a microphone, and they'll make you laugh. 

Or they won't. 

Hopefully it's the former, but sometimes, it's the latter. Like anything in life, stand-up comedy often doesn't go as planned. And that means comedians have to be ready for when it doesn't. But you know what they say, the best-laid plans…Yeah, you know the punchline to that one.

So these are stories of the latter, those times when things sure did not go as planned. And it features how comedians tried to make lemons into laughs as best they could. Because that’s the life. Like when Margaret Cho pooped her pants on stage while getting a standing ovation, she left as gracefully as she could manage, and it worked out. So get scrollin', here’s the full story, plus 12 others:

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