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21st May '17 5:12:13 AM jormis29
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** In the pilot, Erlich claims to own, "a small percentage of Grindr". This line was improved by actor T.J. Miller. Originally he said 10%, but was asked to reshoot the line when they realized that would make him a multimillionaire.

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** In the pilot, Erlich claims to own, "a small percentage of Grindr". This line was improved by actor T.J. Miller.Creator/TJMiller. Originally he said 10%, but was asked to reshoot the line when they realized that would make him a multimillionaire.



** Likewise, for the scene where Erlich and "Action Jack" meet for the first time, T.J. Miller hurled [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_DSOnOQnuk four and a half minutes]] worth of insults at Stephen Tobolowsky. The final scene was 20 seconds long.

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** Likewise, for the scene where Erlich and "Action Jack" meet for the first time, T.J. Miller Creator/TJMiller hurled [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_DSOnOQnuk four and a half minutes]] worth of insults at Stephen Tobolowsky. The final scene was 20 seconds long.
29th Apr '17 12:52:44 PM nombretomado
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* [[http://snarkweighsin.blog-city.com/vintageoltl5.htm This article]] talks of ''OneLifeToLive'' having unscripted interactions between real-life drug addicts and one of the characters.

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* [[http://snarkweighsin.blog-city.com/vintageoltl5.htm This article]] talks of ''OneLifeToLive'' ''Series/OneLifeToLive'' having unscripted interactions between real-life drug addicts and one of the characters.
27th Apr '17 12:59:00 AM jormis29
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* While most of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' is improvised to begin with, the 100th episode had a notable incident where the electronically-synthesized bass rhythm [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWyXZRYUU50 suddenly speeds up in the middle of the song]], and [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity Ensued]]. They redid the game with the intention of throwing out the first take, but in the end, the second take was thrown out and the first take was used. It featured Wayne trying to spell out the subject's name "Howard" in rhythm, and he ended up spelling out H-O-R-W-A-R-D. Drew gave him a hard time about it, leading to Wayne responding "It's hard to spell at 210 beats per minute."

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* While most of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' is improvised to begin with, the 100th episode had a notable incident where the electronically-synthesized bass rhythm [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWyXZRYUU50 suddenly speeds up in the middle of the song]], and [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity Ensued]]. They redid the game with the intention of throwing out the first take, but in the end, the second take was thrown out and the first take was used. It featured Wayne Creator/WayneBrady trying to spell out the subject's name "Howard" in rhythm, and he ended up spelling out H-O-R-W-A-R-D. Drew gave him a hard time about it, leading to Wayne responding "It's hard to spell at 210 beats per minute."
12th Apr '17 12:37:30 PM Animaniacs16
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** In season 6, when many of the New Directions confront the Tea Party Patriots club, Sam bumps into Quinn and she laughed. This was actually Creator/ChordOverstreet bumping into Creator/DiannaAgron, and her laugh was genuine.

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** In season 6, when many of the New Directions confront the Tea Party Patriots club, Sam bumps into Quinn and she laughed. This was actually Creator/ChordOverstreet Chord Overstreet bumping into Creator/DiannaAgron, and her laugh was genuine.
12th Apr '17 12:31:50 PM Animaniacs16
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**In season 6, when many of the New Directions confront the Tea Party Patriots club, Sam bumps into Quinn and she laughed. This was actually Creator/ChordOverstreet bumping into Creator/DiannaAgron, and her laugh was genuine.
21st Mar '17 4:08:40 PM CumbersomeTercel
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** Leela kissing Adam Colby on the cheek in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS15E3ImageOfTheFendahl Image of the Fendahl]]" was ad-libbed by Louise Jameson. The surprised look on his face is genuine.
21st Mar '17 9:38:54 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** A bizarre moment occurred during an interview with James Spader which was interrupted when a recording of a voice actor stating "Now that's a good Friday", apparently intended for a skit, was accidentally piped into the studio, leading to some good-natured ribbing of the production team.

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** A bizarre moment occurred during an interview with James Spader Creator/JamesSpader which was interrupted when a recording of a voice actor stating "Now that's a good Friday", apparently intended for a skit, was accidentally piped into the studio, leading to some good-natured ribbing of the production team.



* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' had a season one episode, "Symbiosis", where in one of the last scenes Tasha Yar is in the background. Blink and you'll miss it, she waves at the camera. This was the last episode filmed with Denise Crosby as a regular cast member. The next episode, "Skin of Evil", where the ''character'' leaves, was filmed before "Symbiosis".

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' had a season one episode, "Symbiosis", "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E21Symbiosis}} Symbiosis]]", where in one of the last scenes Tasha Yar is in the background. Blink and you'll miss it, she waves at the camera. This was the last episode filmed with Denise Crosby as a regular cast member. The next episode, "Skin "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E22SkinOfEvil}} Skin of Evil", Evil]]", where the ''character'' leaves, was filmed before "Symbiosis".



* One of the most badass of all time: in the ''Series/BreakingBad'' episode "Crazy Handful of Nothing," Raymond Cruz improvised [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome stubbing out a cigarette on his tongue]]. Bryan Cranston's reaction is quite genuine.

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* One of the most badass of all time: in the ''Series/BreakingBad'' episode [[Recap/BreakingBadS1E6CrazyHandfulOfNothin "Crazy Handful of Nothing," Of Nothin'"]], Raymond Cruz improvised [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome stubbing out a cigarette on his tongue]]. Bryan Cranston's Creator/BryanCranston's reaction is quite genuine.



** The show has always excelled at communicating non-verbally while never underestimating the power of words. Holly saying "mama" in "Ozymandias" was not scripted; the baby "playing" Holly saw her mother who was nearby and called for her. The director, Rian Johnson left it in because it expressed so well what Cranston was originally going to sell with a look.

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** The show has always excelled at communicating non-verbally while never underestimating the power of words. Holly saying "mama" in "Ozymandias" [[Recap/BreakingBadS5E14Ozymandias "Ozymandias"]] was not scripted; the baby "playing" Holly saw her mother who was nearby and called for her. The director, Rian Johnson left it in because it expressed so well what Cranston was originally going to sell with a look.



* While filming the scene from the pilot of ''Series/TheBorgias'' where Rodrigo Borgia is elected Pope, Jeremy Irons decided to [[TakeThatKiss gleefully kiss]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Cardinals Orsini and della Rovere on the mouth]]. The looks on Colm Feore and Derek Jacobi's faces are ''priceless''.

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* While filming the scene from the pilot of ''Series/TheBorgias'' where Rodrigo Borgia is elected Pope, Jeremy Irons Creator/JeremyIrons decided to [[TakeThatKiss gleefully kiss]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Cardinals Orsini and della Rovere on the mouth]]. The looks on Colm Feore Creator/ColmFeore and Derek Jacobi's Creator/DerekJacobi's faces are ''priceless''.



* On ''Series/TheCosbyShow'' , Bill Cosby often kept the camera rolling when his many child co-stars would make mistakes because he felt it was funnier that way. In general, there was a lot of ad-libbing that made it into the final cut of each episode. Examples include:

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* On ''Series/TheCosbyShow'' , Bill Cosby Creator/BillCosby often kept the camera rolling when his many child co-stars would make mistakes because he felt it was funnier that way. In general, there was a lot of ad-libbing that made it into the final cut of each episode. Examples include:



* In an episode of "The State", [[TheState David Wain]] forgot half the steps for his dance solo in "Porcupine Racetrack" and then he fell down. They kept it.

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* In an episode of "The State", [[TheState ''Series/TheState'', [[Series/TheState David Wain]] forgot half the steps for his dance solo in "Porcupine Racetrack" and then he fell down. They kept it.



* ''Series/BabylonFive'': A particularly interesting form of ad lib occurred in the third-season episode "Convictions". There is a scene where G'Kar and Londo (who hate each other) are trapped in a lift car. The original script called for G'Kar to speak to Londo about his lack of sympathy for their situation in a cold and heartless tone. But for whatever reason, Andreas Katsulas (who plays G'Kar) delivered his lines in a completely different tone: that of ComedicSociopathy, laughing like a madman at times. It completely puzzled Creator/JMichaelStraczynski at the time, but once he realized what happened, he realized that Katsulas had outdone the script. Not only did he throw it in (a rare event indeed), but he remembers it as one of his favorite moments of the series.
* The ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' episode "Shindig" called for Mal and Inara to dance, and for Mal to [[ICantDance suck at it]]. However, Nathan Fillion and Morena Baccarin spent so much time practicing the scene that Fillion learned it quite well and couldn't convincingly play someone who couldn't dance. They left that take and dubbed in a line by Mal saying "This dance I think I actually know."

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* ''Series/BabylonFive'': A particularly interesting form of ad lib occurred in the third-season episode "Convictions"."[[{{Recap/BabylonFiveS03E02Convictions}} Convictions]]". There is a scene where G'Kar and Londo (who hate each other) are trapped in a lift car. The original script called for G'Kar to speak to Londo about his lack of sympathy for their situation in a cold and heartless tone. But for whatever reason, Andreas Katsulas (who plays G'Kar) delivered his lines in a completely different tone: that of ComedicSociopathy, laughing like a madman at times. It completely puzzled Creator/JMichaelStraczynski at the time, but once he realized what happened, he realized that Katsulas had outdone the script. Not only did he throw it in (a rare event indeed), but he remembers it as one of his favorite moments of the series.
* The ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' episode "Shindig" "[[{{Recap/FireflyE04Shindig}} Shindig]]" called for Mal and Inara to dance, and for Mal to [[ICantDance suck at it]]. However, Nathan Fillion Creator/NathanFillion and Morena Baccarin Creator/MorenaBaccarin spent so much time practicing the scene that Fillion learned it quite well and couldn't convincingly play someone who couldn't dance. They left that take and dubbed in a line by Mal saying "This dance I think I actually know."



* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "Amok Time". After Captain Kirk apparently dies during a duel with Spock, Spock has an emotional reaction when he learns Kirk is alive. When he denies doing so, Dr. [=McCoy=] says "In a pig's eye!". According to the science fiction author Creator/TheodoreSturgeon, who wrote the script for "Amok Time", the line was ad-libbed by [=DeForest=] Kelly.

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "Amok Time"."[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E1AmokTime}} Amok Time]]". After Captain Kirk apparently dies during a duel with Spock, Spock has an emotional reaction when he learns Kirk is alive. When he denies doing so, Dr. [=McCoy=] says "In a pig's eye!". According to the science fiction author Creator/TheodoreSturgeon, who wrote the script for "Amok Time", the line was ad-libbed by [=DeForest=] Kelly.



* In ''Series/ResshaSentaiToqger'' during an episode featuring revieved monsters Tokatti accidently bumps into Mio, who can be seen and heard apologizing to her castmate.

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* In ''Series/ResshaSentaiToqger'' during an episode featuring revieved monsters revived monsters, Tokatti accidently accidentally bumps into Mio, who can be seen and heard apologizing to her castmate.
21st Mar '17 9:28:24 AM CumbersomeTercel
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*** Viewers in the 1960s became so used to errors being left in (something that was ''not'' unique to ''Doctor Who'' back in the day) that when Ian begins choking in an episode of "The Reign of Terror," concerned viewers thought they'd actually recorded the actor having a choking fit (but it was scripted).

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*** Viewers in the 1960s became so used to errors being left in (something that was ''not'' unique to ''Doctor Who'' back in the day) that when Ian begins choking in an episode of "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E8TheReignOfTerror The Reign of Terror," Terror]]", concerned viewers thought they'd actually recorded the actor having a choking fit (but it was scripted).
21st Mar '17 8:57:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** One of the earliest, and one of the most famous: during Creator/ChrisFarley's "Matt Foley" sketch, guest star Christina Applegate and cast member Creator/DavidSpade can be seen trying (and failing miserably) not to laugh while Farley goads them on with his famous "I LIVE IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER!" line. The confusion and smirking on Creator/PhilHartman and JanHooks' faces are genuine, and the camera cuts to the cast members repeatedly laughing out loud.

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** One of the earliest, and one of the most famous: during Creator/ChrisFarley's "Matt Foley" sketch, guest star Christina Applegate Creator/ChristinaApplegate and cast member Creator/DavidSpade can be seen trying (and failing miserably) not to laugh while Farley goads them on with his famous "I LIVE IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER!" line. The confusion and smirking on Creator/PhilHartman and JanHooks' faces are genuine, and the camera cuts to the cast members repeatedly laughing out loud.



** Two more hilarious examples come from the first season episode, "The Puppet Show". Nicholas Brendon screaming "[[Film/TheShining REDRUM]]!!!" while playing with the [[DemonicDummy puppet suspected of being a killer]] was shot between takes and thrown in, while Willow suddenly running offstage during their talent show performance of ''Theatre/OedipusRex'' was improvised by AlysonHannigan.
** In "Enemies", when the Mayor suggests miniature golf to take her mind off her troubles, Faith (Eliza Dushku) unscriptedly cracks up at the absurdity.

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** Two more hilarious examples come from the first season episode, "The "[[{{Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS1E9ThePuppetShow}} The Puppet Show". Show]]". Nicholas Brendon screaming "[[Film/TheShining REDRUM]]!!!" while playing with the [[DemonicDummy puppet suspected of being a killer]] was shot between takes and thrown in, while Willow suddenly running offstage during their talent show performance of ''Theatre/OedipusRex'' was improvised by AlysonHannigan.
Creator/AlysonHannigan.
** In "Enemies", "[[{{Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS3E17Enemies}} Enemies]]", when the Mayor suggests miniature golf to take her mind off her troubles, Faith (Eliza Dushku) unscriptedly cracks up at the absurdity.



* As mentioned in the film section, ad-libs are rare in ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'', but at least one has been noted. In the "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k1ccguXiws Exploding Penguin on the TV Set]]" sketch, Graham Chapman got away with this exchange...

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* As mentioned in the film section, ad-libs are rare in ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'', but at least one has been noted. In the "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k1ccguXiws Exploding Penguin on the TV Set]]" sketch, Graham Chapman Creator/GrahamChapman got away with this exchange...



** The line "intercourse the penguin" was also thrown in by Graham Chapman. You can definitively tell that John Cleese wasn't expecting it and he nearly corpses. In the final version the scene actually cuts to another camera after a few moments and Terry Jones, sitting in front of another camera elsewhere in the studio with his image transmitted to the TV set in the skit, stumbles over his words for a moment and nearly corpses too, suggesting he was caught off-guard, too).
* Not an on-screen example, but Creator/AaronSorkin once ran across Creator/AllisonJanney entertaining the cast and crew of ''TheWestWing'' by lip-syncing to a jazz piece by Ronny Jordan called "The Jackal". He liked it so much he had Janney's character, CJ, do it in an episode, and had the characters imply that it was a ritual at the White House's victory parties.

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** The line "intercourse the penguin" was also thrown in by Graham Chapman. You can definitively tell that John Cleese Creator/JohnCleese wasn't expecting it and he nearly corpses. In the final version the scene actually cuts to another camera after a few moments and Terry Jones, Creator/TerryJones, sitting in front of another camera elsewhere in the studio with his image transmitted to the TV set in the skit, stumbles over his words for a moment and nearly corpses too, suggesting he was caught off-guard, too).
* Not an on-screen example, but Creator/AaronSorkin once ran across Creator/AllisonJanney entertaining the cast and crew of ''TheWestWing'' ''Series/TheWestWing'' by lip-syncing to a jazz piece by Ronny Jordan called "The Jackal". He liked it so much he had Janney's character, CJ, do it in an episode, and had the characters imply that it was a ritual at the White House's victory parties.



** Creator/WilliamHartnell's habit of flubbing his lines on ''Series/DoctorWho'' was left in due to limited budget. (If you watch carefully, many early episodes will be peppered with minor flubs, usually a slight but noticeable delay or stutter. On a few occasions you might even hear Hartnell correct himself on camera, restating a word he'd misspoken.)
*** The actor playing Ian Chesterton was able to ad lib so well off of Hartnell's frequent hashings of the character's name that it was eventually [[MaliciousMisnaming written in the scripts that the Doctor would mispronounce it]].

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** Creator/WilliamHartnell's habit of flubbing his lines on ''Series/DoctorWho'' was left in due to limited budget. (If you watch carefully, many early episodes will be peppered with minor flubs, usually a slight but noticeable delay or stutter. On a few occasions you might even hear Hartnell correct himself on camera, restating a word he'd misspoken.)
*** The actor playing Ian Chesterton William Russell was able to ad lib so well off of Hartnell's frequent hashings of the character's name that it was eventually [[MaliciousMisnaming written in the scripts that the Doctor would mispronounce it]].



** In "The Seeds of Death", Zoe pulls open a door and the Doctor comes bursting in on a wave of 'toxic fungus' (represented by soap foam). He makes as if to dash off and then promptly slips on the soapy floor and falls over onto his face. This was not supposed to happen and, while Troughton doesn't break character in the least, Wendy Padbury, who plays Zoe, can be seen {{Corpsing}} her face off for the rest of the shot.
** The ShowerScene in "Spearhead From Space" happened because the house the BBC had rented to shoot in had a truly amazing old-fashioned shower in it that everyone decided was too good not to use. A scene was altered so it could happen while the Doctor was in the shower, providing the show's first proper Doctor CostumeTestMontage (a tradition ever since).
** In the scene with the Auton fake policemen in "Terror of the Autons", a stunt performer was accidentally hit by a car (it was supposed to stop a few inches away from him, with the impact implied by an off-screen sound effect) and knocked all the way to the bottom of a quarry. Since the stunt artist wasn't seriously injured, the spectacular fall was left in the finished show.
** Almost every time the Fourth Doctor steps on his scarf or gets it stuck in something, it was a genuine mistake caused by how [[ImpracticallyFancyOutfit insanely impractical]] the outfit was to wear, but it was all left in because Tom Baker was extremely good at not breaking character and it fits the Fourth Doctor's {{Cloudcuckoolander}} personality to be constantly locked in struggle with his own clothes.
** The scarf itself is an example. The producers wanted a scarf to make the new Doctor look unlike the Third, and arranged for a woman to knit one. Not knowing how much wool they'd need, they bought what they were sure was more than enough, expecting the woman to only use what she needed. Instead, she used the lot. But the moment Tom Baker tried it on, they knew it was perfect.
** In "Pyramids of Mars", there's a funny bit where Sarah and the Doctor enter a room where a mummy has its back to them and immediately turn around and head back out without apparently reacting to it, in a ''Creator/TheMarxBrothers''-like manner. This was a suggestion from Tom Baker - the director had told them it was a funny idea but they didn't have enough time to rehearse it, so Tom and Lis did it on the first take anyway, nailed it, and it went in.
** Tom Baker and Lis Sladen notoriously rewrote and ad-libbed most of their material in "The Android Invasion" due to hating the script, including the ''entire ending scene''. Some are obvious unrehearsed adlibs, which have a noticeably more natural, mumbly feel than ''Who'' acting usually does (like the Doctor and Sarah's "fee fi fo fum" bit). The original dialogue was at best functional - the rewritten dialogue is much odder and more exciting as well as showing off how well-read Tom Baker actually was when making off-the-cuff references to ''Literature/AnnaKarenina'' and namedropping obscure historical figures.

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** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E5TheSeedsOfDeath The Seeds of Death", Death]]", Zoe pulls open a door and the Doctor comes bursting in on a wave of 'toxic fungus' (represented by soap foam). He makes as if to dash off and then promptly slips on the soapy floor and falls over onto his face. This was not supposed to happen and, while Troughton doesn't break character in the least, Wendy Padbury, who plays Zoe, can be seen {{Corpsing}} her face off for the rest of the shot.
** The ShowerScene in "Spearhead From Space" "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E1SpearheadFromSpace Spearhead from Space]]" happened because the house the BBC Creator/TheBBC had rented to shoot in had a truly amazing old-fashioned shower in it that everyone decided was too good not to use. A scene was altered so it could happen while the Doctor was in the shower, providing the show's first proper Doctor CostumeTestMontage (a tradition ever since).
** In the scene with the Auton fake policemen in "Terror "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS8E1TerrorOfTheAutons Terror of the Autons", Autons]]", a stunt performer was accidentally hit by a car (it was supposed to stop a few inches away from him, with the impact implied by an off-screen sound effect) and knocked all the way to the bottom of a quarry. Since the stunt artist wasn't seriously injured, the spectacular fall was left in the finished show.
** Almost every time the Fourth Doctor steps on his scarf or gets it stuck in something, it was a genuine mistake caused by how [[ImpracticallyFancyOutfit insanely impractical]] the outfit was to wear, but it was all left in because Tom Baker Creator/TomBaker was extremely good at not breaking character and it fits the Fourth Doctor's {{Cloudcuckoolander}} personality to be constantly locked in struggle with his own clothes.
** The scarf itself is an example. The producers wanted a scarf to make the new Doctor look unlike the Third, and arranged for a woman to knit one. Not knowing how much wool they'd need, they bought what they were sure was more than enough, expecting the woman to only use what she needed. Instead, she used the lot. But the moment Tom Baker tried it on, they knew it was perfect.
** In "Pyramids "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E3PyramidsOfMars Pyramids of Mars", Mars]]", there's a funny bit where Sarah and the Doctor enter a room where a mummy has its back to them and immediately turn around and head back out without apparently reacting to it, in a ''Creator/TheMarxBrothers''-like manner. This was a suggestion from Tom Baker Creator/TomBaker and Creator/ElisabethSladen - the director had told them it was a funny idea but they didn't have enough time to rehearse it, so Tom and Lis did it on the first take anyway, nailed it, and it went in.
** Tom Baker and Lis Sladen notoriously rewrote and ad-libbed most of their material in "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E4TheAndroidInvasion The Android Invasion" Invasion]]" due to hating the script, including the ''entire ending scene''. Some are obvious unrehearsed adlibs, which have a noticeably more natural, mumbly feel than ''Who'' acting usually does (like the Doctor and Sarah's "fee fi fo fum" bit). The original dialogue was at best functional - the rewritten dialogue is much odder and more exciting as well as showing off how well-read Tom Baker actually was when making off-the-cuff references to ''Literature/AnnaKarenina'' and namedropping obscure historical figures.



** In "The Deadly Assassin", there's a part where the Doctor is sitting in a chair being lectured by a Time Lord, and suddenly stands up with a stormy expression on his face, looming over the other man and causing him to falter at the end of his sentence as if afraid. This was an ad-lib from Tom Baker.
** In "The Robots of Death", Tom Baker changed the in-universe name for the UncannyValley effect ("Gimwol's Syndrome") to "Grimwade's Syndrome", turning it into an affectionate jab at a production assistant notorious for always ending up working on robot-related stories.
** Soldeed in "The Horns of Nimon" begins laughing hysterically during his death scene, while yelling "you are all doomed! All doomed!". The line was scripted. The laughter was (nearly literal) {{Corpsing}}. The actor had thought it was a camera rehearsal, but the take got used. It works because his general performance, in the words of TARDIS Eruditorum blogger Philip Sandifer, "[[EvilIsHammy has a sufficient amount of ham involved that it borders on the anti-semitic]]".
** "The Caves of Androzani" features several scenes of the villain Morgus turning to the camera and making {{Aside Comment}}s. This was because the actor misunderstood the stage directions, but the director decided to keep it in because it felt Shakespearean and tied into the plot's resemblance to early-modern revenge tragedies.

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** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E3TheDeadlyAssassin The Deadly Assassin", Assassin]]", there's a part where the Doctor is sitting in a chair being lectured by a Time Lord, and suddenly stands up with a stormy expression on his face, looming over the other man and causing him to falter at the end of his sentence as if afraid. This was an ad-lib from Tom Baker.
** In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E5TheRobotsOfDeath The Robots of Death", Death]]", Tom Baker changed the in-universe name for the UncannyValley effect ("Gimwol's Syndrome") to "Grimwade's Syndrome", turning it into an affectionate jab at a production assistant notorious for always ending up working on robot-related stories.
** Soldeed in "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS17E5TheHornsOfNimon The Horns of Nimon" Nimon]]" begins laughing hysterically during his death scene, while yelling "you are all doomed! All doomed!". The line was scripted. The laughter was (nearly literal) {{Corpsing}}. The actor had thought it was a camera rehearsal, but the take got used. It works because his general performance, in the words of TARDIS Eruditorum blogger Philip Sandifer, "[[EvilIsHammy has a sufficient amount of ham involved that it borders on the anti-semitic]]".
** "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E6TheCavesOfAndrozani The Caves of Androzani" Androzani]]" features several scenes of the villain Morgus turning to the camera and making {{Aside Comment}}s. This was because the actor misunderstood the stage directions, but the director decided to keep it in because it felt Shakespearean and tied into the plot's resemblance to early-modern revenge tragedies.



** In "Planet of the Dead", the bus prop got heavily damaged during shipping to Dubai, so Russell T Davies added an exchange in which the Doctor explains the bus got damaged by passing through the NegativeSpaceWedgie. (It doesn't make a lot of sense if you think about it too hard, since the premise is that the bus's immunity to wormhole damage shields the living people inside... but considering the [[TroubledProduction circumstances]], it's reasonable.)

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** In "Planet "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E15PlanetOfTheDead Planet of the Dead", Dead]]", the bus prop got heavily damaged during shipping to Dubai, so Russell T Davies Creator/RussellTDavies added an exchange in which the Doctor explains the bus got damaged by passing through the NegativeSpaceWedgie. (It doesn't make a lot of sense if you think about it too hard, since the premise is that the bus's immunity to wormhole damage shields the living people inside... but considering the [[TroubledProduction circumstances]], it's reasonable.)



* In the ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' episode "The Parking Garage," the characters spend almost the entire episode trying to find their parked car in a parking garage. The original ending was for them to find it at the end, drive off, but then be unable to find the exit to the mall. However, when filming the scene where they were supposed to drive off, the car wouldn't start up. Deciding that was funnier, they used that as the ending instead. If you look closely before they cut away to a long shot, you can see [[Creator/JuliaLouisDreyfus Julia-Louis Dreyfus]] and Jason Alexander shaking with laughter as the car refuses to start.
** At the end of "The Subway", Elaine is cranky after missing the lesbian wedding she was best man at. Jerry says "So, you missed the wedding. You'll catch the bris!", and Elaine tries to stare at him furiously, for a moment, before her expression dissolves into a resentful grin. This take was kept in.
** In another episode, Jason Alexander sneezes just as Jerry tells him, "I blamed it on you." They felt it was funnier that way and kept it.
** In "The Junior Mint", Jerry's line "We'll watch them slice this fat bastard up" was ad-libbed. You can see the actors holding back laughs when he says this.

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* In the ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' episode "The "[[Recap/SeinfeldS3E6TheParkingGarage The Parking Garage," Garage]]", the characters spend almost the entire episode trying to find their parked car in a parking garage. The original ending was for them to find it at the end, drive off, but then be unable to find the exit to the mall. However, when filming the scene where they were supposed to drive off, the car wouldn't start up. Deciding that was funnier, they used that as the ending instead. If you look closely before they cut away to a long shot, you can see [[Creator/JuliaLouisDreyfus Julia-Louis Dreyfus]] Creator/JuliaLouisDreyfus and Jason Alexander shaking with laughter as the car refuses to start.
** At the end of "The Subway", "[[Recap/SeinfeldS3E13TheSubway The Subway]]", Elaine is cranky after missing the lesbian wedding she was best man at. Jerry says "So, you missed the wedding. You'll catch the bris!", and Elaine tries to stare at him furiously, for a moment, before her expression dissolves into a resentful grin. This take was kept in.
** In another episode, Jason Alexander Creator/JasonAlexander sneezes just as Jerry tells him, "I blamed it on you." They felt it was funnier that way and kept it.
** In "The "[[Recap/SeinfeldS4E20TheJuniorMint The Junior Mint", Mint]]", Jerry's line "We'll watch them slice this fat bastard up" was ad-libbed. You can see the actors holding back laughs when he says this.



** According to Jason Alexander in the DVD special features, Jerry Stiller's oddly paced line deliveries were due to him actually forgetting his line for a second, then continuing right when the words came back into his head. Plus, one where he completely gave up made it into the episode "The Strike:"

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** According to Jason Alexander in the DVD special features, Jerry Stiller's oddly paced line deliveries were due to him actually forgetting his line for a second, then continuing right when the words came back into his head. Plus, one where he completely gave up made it into the episode "The Strike:""[[Recap/SeinfeldS9E10TheStrike The Strike]]":



* In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager,'' non-Trekkie Robert Picardo ad-libbed "I'm a doctor, not a night light," in his audition for the role of The Doctor while having no conscious idea that "I'm a doctor, not a [something]" was Dr. [=McCoy=]'s famous CatchPhrase. The particular line didn't make it into an episode, but was liked enough that The Doctor went on to use "I'm a doctor, not a [something]" phrases as much as [=McCoy=] had, and ''other'' Trek doctors would use it on rare occasion as well.

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* In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager,'' non-Trekkie Robert Picardo Creator/RobertPicardo ad-libbed "I'm a doctor, not a night light," in his audition for the role of The Doctor while having no conscious idea that "I'm a doctor, not a [something]" was Dr. [=McCoy=]'s famous CatchPhrase. The particular line didn't make it into an episode, but was liked enough that The Doctor went on to use "I'm a doctor, not a [something]" phrases as much as [=McCoy=] had, and ''other'' Trek doctors would use it on rare occasion as well.



** In season one's "Solitudes" RDA and Tapping ad-libbed a joke that actually led to a minor StoryArc between O'Neill and Samantha Carter. Trapped in an Antarctic ice cave, they snuggle together for warmth.

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** In season one's "Solitudes" "[[Recap/StargateSG1S1E17Solitudes Solitudes]]" RDA and Tapping ad-libbed a joke that actually led to a minor StoryArc between O'Neill and Samantha Carter. Trapped in an Antarctic ice cave, they snuggle together for warmth.



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** Another example happened in the third season episode "Fractures." Crais and Jool are taking cover behind a med-lab table from someone shooting at them, when suddenly parts of the (still alive and conscious) alien they had been trying to reassemble got blown off the table and landed in their laps. Although it was scripted that only Tammy Macintosh, who played Jool, was supposed to scream at this, she convinced Crais actor Lani Tupu to scream along with her despite it being out of character for the veteran combat commander. The resulting take was considered so hilarious that it was the one used in the episode.
** There's also the episode "Meltdown", during a scene in which Aeryn and John are romantically entwined while still fully dressed in their leather Peacekeeper uniforms. At one point there's an almighty creaking noise as leather meets leather, and you can see Claudia Black struggle to keep a straight face.

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** Another example happened in the third season episode "Fractures." "[[{{Recap/FarscapeS03E18Fractures}} Fractures]]". Crais and Jool are taking cover behind a med-lab table from someone shooting at them, when suddenly parts of the (still alive and conscious) alien they had been trying to reassemble got blown off the table and landed in their laps. Although it was scripted that only Tammy Macintosh, who played Jool, was supposed to scream at this, she convinced Crais actor Lani Tupu to scream along with her despite it being out of character for the veteran combat commander. The resulting take was considered so hilarious that it was the one used in the episode.
** There's also the episode "Meltdown", "[[{{Recap/FarscapeS03E12Meltdown}} Meltdown]]", during a scene in which Aeryn and John are romantically entwined while still fully dressed in their leather Peacekeeper uniforms. At one point there's an almighty creaking noise as leather meets leather, and you can see Claudia Black Creator/ClaudiaBlack struggle to keep a straight face.



* The ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "D.N.A." has a scene where Rimmer, planning to clone himself to come back to life, is examining some of his own dandruff under a microscope while the Cat looks over his shoulder. During a rehearsal, Danny John-Jules accidentally sneezed on the microscope at the end of the scene. The timing was so perfect that the writers put it in the episode.
** In another moment courtesy of Danny John-Jules, the episode "Bodyswap" features Lister's brain being [[SoulJar recorded onto a cassette tape]] and given to the Cat for safekeeping. Almost immediately, he accidentally drops it in his mug of coffee.
** From ''Quarantine'', when Lister, Kryten and Cat are using the luck virus to locate what they need to fight Rimmer and Mr. Flibble, Creator/CraigCharles collides with and almost trips over the second item. The DVD commentary suggests that wasn't intentional.
** Craig again, from ''Holoship''. Lister eating the cigarette at the end of the confrontation with a hologram wasn't part of the episode script. Apparently he was sick after the scene.

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* The ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "D."[[Recap/{{Red Dwarf Season IV DNA}} D.N.A." ]]" has a scene where Rimmer, planning to clone himself to come back to life, is examining some of his own dandruff under a microscope while the Cat looks over his shoulder. During a rehearsal, Danny John-Jules accidentally sneezed on the microscope at the end of the scene. The timing was so perfect that the writers put it in the episode.
** In another moment courtesy of Danny John-Jules, the episode "Bodyswap" "[[Recap/{{Red Dwarf Season III Bodyswap}} Bodyswap]]" features Lister's brain being [[SoulJar recorded onto a cassette tape]] and given to the Cat for safekeeping. Almost immediately, he accidentally drops it in his mug of coffee.
** From ''Quarantine'', "[[Recap/{{Red Dwarf Season V Quarantine}} Quarantine]]", when Lister, Kryten and Cat are using the luck virus to locate what they need to fight Rimmer and Mr. Flibble, Creator/CraigCharles collides with and almost trips over the second item. The DVD commentary suggests that wasn't intentional.
** Craig again, from ''Holoship''."[[Recap/{{Red Dwarf Season V Holoship}} Holoship]]". Lister eating the cigarette at the end of the confrontation with a hologram wasn't part of the episode script. Apparently he was sick after the scene.



** For Holly's return to the cast in ''Nanarchy'', he had to give a complicated explanation of the episode's events. According to a later interview, Norman Lovett couldn't pronounce a particularly difficult word in the script, which was Holly-ish enough to make it into the episode as 'that word I can't say'.
* In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode "In The Beginning," Samuel is being possessed by the YED and after Dean unwittingly tells him everything, he pins Dean to the wall and smells his neck while asking him if he's one of the "special children." According to Mitch Pileggi, the neck-smelling wasn't rehearsed beforehand so Dean's {{squick}}ed-out reaction is completely genuine and the sexual {{subtext}} is even more creepy.
** Another example is Misha Collins' first appearance as Castiel. The staring and ignoring Dean's personal space was not scripted, so that Jensen Ackles was genuinely surprised.
** And in "Bad Day at Black Rock," Dean's final frustrated "SON OF A BITCH!" was an ad-lib by Jensen Ackles, and you can clearly see Jared Padalecki breaking character and laughing.

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** For Holly's return to the cast in ''Nanarchy'', "[[Recap/{{Red Dwarf Season VII Nanarchy}} Nanarchy]]", he had to give a complicated explanation of the episode's events. According to a later interview, Norman Lovett couldn't pronounce a particularly difficult word in the script, which was Holly-ish enough to make it into the episode as 'that word I can't say'.
* In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode "In The Beginning," "[[Recap/SupernaturalS04E03InTheBeginning In the Beginning]]" Samuel is being possessed by the YED and after Dean unwittingly tells him everything, he pins Dean to the wall and smells his neck while asking him if he's one of the "special children." According to Mitch Pileggi, the neck-smelling wasn't rehearsed beforehand so Dean's {{squick}}ed-out reaction is completely genuine and the sexual {{subtext}} is even more creepy.
** Another example is Misha Collins' Creator/MishaCollins' first appearance as Castiel. The staring and ignoring Dean's personal space was not scripted, so that Jensen Ackles Creator/JensenAckles was genuinely surprised.
** And in "Bad "[[Recap/SupernaturalS03E03BadDayAtBlackRock Bad Day at Black Rock," Rock]]", Dean's final frustrated "SON OF A BITCH!" was an ad-lib by Jensen Ackles, and you can clearly see Jared Padalecki Creator/JaredPadalecki breaking character and laughing.



* ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'' had a lot of this too... a fair amount of it probably stemmed from Edward James Olmos' method acting. The most famous ThrowItIn was probably the scene when in a fit of rage over losing someone, Olmos-as-Adama destroyed a model ship that his character had been building. Olmos thought that the model was just a prop, and smashed it in a single infuriated take that made it into the show. Little did he know the model was actually on loan from a maritime museum, and had a value of around $100,000. Fortunately, it was insured.

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* ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'' had a lot of this too... a fair amount of it probably stemmed from Edward James Olmos' method acting.Creator/EdwardJamesOlmos' MethodActing. The most famous ThrowItIn was probably the scene when in a fit of rage over losing someone, Olmos-as-Adama destroyed a model ship that his character had been building. Olmos thought that the model was just a prop, and smashed it in a single infuriated take that made it into the show. Little did he know the model was actually on loan from a maritime museum, and had a value of around $100,000. Fortunately, it was insured.
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* ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': "Papa's Got A Brand New Excuse" is widely considered [[TearJerker the most emotionally moving in the entire series]] (for full effect [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmerFuzRNZ4 the scene is here]]). Creator/WillSmith's final line in it wasn't scripted - he had been channeling [[RealitySubtext childhood memories of friends who went through]] what the show's Will Smith does.
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