Let's face it: Extras are mainly used by filmmakers because cardboard cutouts are easier to knock over. But thanks to the advent of the Internet, it turns out extras are doing a lot more than just filling space, often times even stealing the scene. Sure, making movies or TV shows requires an insane amount of attention to detail and an army of crew members making sure everything's going off without a hitch, but that doesn't mean happy accidents and Easter eggs don't happen thanks to some background person goofing off or missing a cue. These day players may not be the marquee names in the credits, but they're going to make damn sure they make their mark. Or, in one super unfortunate case, maybe get kicked in the nuts by a literal goddamn horse while the cameras were rolling. We asked our readers to provide some of the weirder things they've done. 

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Okay, let's just shoot both tight and wide shots for this scene simultaneously and save us some time and money. DOH! CRACKED.COM

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16 Movies With Gems (Hidden) In The Background

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CRACKEDco COM O During this 0-plus minute opening scene from an episode of King of Queens, Patton Oswalt did not move once.

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THROUGOUT THE SECOND ACT OF THE PHANTOM MENACE', THERE LS A STORY GOING ON IN THE BACKGROUND WITH THE POD RACER RATTS TYERELL. YOU CAN SEE TYERELL AND

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16 Movies With Gems (Hidden) In The Background

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