Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of your favorite TV shows? What strange rules and requirements do actors have to deal with? What crazy shenanigans do they get up to? Do they have weird little rituals before they start filming, like pounding shots of kale juice mixed with Adderall and the blood of a missing extra? Okay, that might just be our overactive imaginations, but honestly, we wouldn't put anything past people who have to shave three times a day.

Turns out we're right to assume things get weird. Check it out.

JON HAMM SOMETIMES HAD TO BE SHAVED THREE TIMES A DAY ON THE SET OF MAD MEN. Apparently the man has a beard that won't quit, and on long shooting days

THE KIDS FROM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER HAD TO KEEP THE SHOW'S ENDING A SECRET FOR ALMOST NINE YEARS. The ending of the show was filmed in Season 1 SO tha

THE CAST OF THE WALKING DEAD. HOLDS DEATH DINNERS EVERY TIME A CHARACTER GETS KILLED OFF THE SHOW. These farewell dinners include bonfires, playing

DOWNTON ABBEY HAD A NO-WASH' POLICY, WHICH MEANS THE COSTUMES WERE PRETTY SMELLY. Many of the outfits weren't washed because they had to look authen

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JAMES GANDOLFINI HAD EVERYONE THINKING HE DIED WHEN HE 0I DISAPPEARED FROM THE SET OF THE SOPRANOS FOR SEVERAL DAYS. The Tony Soprano actor had been s

THE MONEY, HEIST SCRIPTS ARE WRITTEN PARALLEL TO THE FILMING OF THE SHOW. While the writers have an outline for each part (what we'd call a season), t

ALF TOOK FOREVER TO FILM, AND THE SET WAS A NIGHTMARE. The soundstage had dozens oF built-in trap doors for the show's creator and puppeteer Paul Fusc

JOHN STAMOS ALMOST GOT THE OLSEN TWINS FIRED FROM FUEL HOUSE. Stamos said he initially struggled to work with the twins because they were crying a lot

THERE WAS A PRINCE/ KARDASHIANS FEUD BEHIND THE SCENES OF NEW GIRL. Prince was a fan and got a cameo role on the show, but when he heard the Kardashia

ESTELLE GETTY WAS SO AFRAID OF DYING THAT THE WRITERS COULDN'T USE DEATH JOKES IN THE GOLDEN GIRLS. The actress (who played the sharp and witty Sophia

GILLIAN ANDERSON WAS TOLD TO ALWAYS STAND BEHIND DAVID DUCHOVNY WHEN THEY FIRST STARTED WORKING ON THE X-FILES.. Anderson was never given a reason why

GILMORE GIRLS HAD A STRICT NO SHOWING MIDRIFF POLICY AND ANY SCENE SHOWING SKIN HAD TO BE RESHOT. The creators felt that it'd be pretty cold sportin

LAWRENCE TIERNEY SCARED EVERYONE TO DEATH ON THE SET OF SEINFELD. Tierney only appeared in one episode as Elaine's father, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus sai

THE DOG THAT PLAYED EDDIE. IN FRASIER WAS A BITER AND DIFFICULT TO WORK WITH. Moose (the dog's real name) would sometimes bite actor John Mahoney, SO

THE ORANGE COUCH FROM THE PILOT EPISODE OF THE WIRE WAS A DUMPSTER FIND...AND THEN SOMEONE THREW IT OUT AGAIN. The couch was a central part of the pil

DAVID CROSS FOUGHT FOX TO KEEP HIS MUSTACHE IN ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT. According to Cross, Fox had three rules for men in comedy: no baseball caps, no p
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