A celebrity cameo is defined as a brief appearance or a voiceover part by a well-known person in a TV show, movie, or video game. These appearances are often unscheduled and unexpected, making them all the more entertaining for viewers. While celebrity cameos have been around for decades, they have become increasingly popular in recent years as social media has given celebrities a larger platform to promote their work. In many cases, a celebrity cameo will be used to generate buzz for a new project or to simply add an extra layer of excitement to an already popular show. Whatever the reason, there is no doubt that celebrity cameos are one of the most fun parts of watching television.

Sometimes, a comedy show episode with a celeb cameo turns out to be surprisingly fun, but any particular episode from a long-running show is kind of easily forgotten. We’re here to remind you of 13 of those episodes, such as …

COMEDY NERD What We Do In The Shadows had a star-studded vampire tribunal episode. They got Tilda Swinton, Evan Rachel Wood, Paul Reubens, Danny Trejo, and even Wesley Snipes to appear as vampires in, uh, an international vampire tribunal. CRACKED.COM

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COMEDY NERD Sarah Michelle Gellar once actually had a cameo on The Big Bang Theory. And, for whatever reason, she wasn't married to Freddie Prinze Jr. (well, on-screen) in that cameo. CRACKED.COM

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COMEDY NERD The 46th President of the United States was a guest star on Parks and Recreation. It was in 2012, and he played himself (as vice president), meeting Leslie Knope. An article about the cameo described Biden as politics' go-to source of comedy. CRACKED.COM

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COMEDY NERD Turns out, Alex Trebek had a cameo on Cheers! - he was in a 1990 episode. In What Is ... Cliff Clavin?, Trebek winds up going to Cheers to get a drink and, among other things, is propositioned by Carla Tortelli. CRACKED.COM

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