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10+ On-Set Stories From Celebs That Will Make You Die Of Laughter

Alicia D'Aversa 14 May 2019

Actors and actresses actually have to work pretty long hours. Sometimes they have a shoot in the middle of the night and might get a little cranky because of it.

So what better way to pass the time than to stage some pranks on fellow co-stars?

1. "I'll be there for you."

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In We’re the Millers, Jason Sudeikis, Will Poulter, and Emma Roberts pranked Jennifer Aniston.

They played the Friends theme song, instead of the song that was supposed to be playing.

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2. Jennifer Lawrence had the fright of her life on the set of 'The Hunger Games'.

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Jeffrey Wright gave Jennifer Lawrence a Tiffany box. Sounds cute right?

Hell no. The box was filled with crickets. Count us out.

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3. Merry in 'The Lord of the Rings' was a prankster.

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Dominic Monaghan, who played Merry loved to play pranks, but one day the crew decided to get revenge.

In a reworked scene, they made Dominic hold Billy Boyd for a long time, after their clothes got stuck on a tree.

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4. This prank is actually kind of sweet.

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Ryan Kwanten could definitely pull this prank on me.

On the True Blood set, he filled the cameraman’s car with ladybugs. That's actually a beautiful prank.

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5. Ian Somerhalder pranked Nina Dobrev on the set of 'The Vampire Diaries'.

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While shooting a love scene, Somerhalder decided to do something a little crazy.

"We had elephant ears and double-stick tape, and I put them on each of my thighs,” said Somerhalder. We're sure Nina's reaction was hilarious.

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6. Mindy Kaling and Kelly were both liars on 'The Office'.

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Mindy kind of resembled her character, in the end.

She told her co-star and on-screen lover, B.J. Novak ridiculous lies. Poor Novak believed them all.

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7. Before Chris Pratt became Star-Lord, he was on 'Parks and Recreation'.

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And he was a genius.

In a scene where Leslie was meant to find Andy naked, instead of wearing nude underwear, Chris Pratt was actually naked.

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8. On the set of 'Star Wars', Harrison Ford was a menace.

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Instead of letting a day be normal, Harrison Ford decided to throw caution to the wind on set. Ford hid naked in Carrie Fisher’s closet and pretended he was dead.

Poor Carrie.

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9. George Clooney got the wardrobe department on his side.

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On the set of The Monuments Men, Damon was trying to lose some weight.

Unfortunately for him, Clooney had his friends in the wardrobe department take-in Damon's pants every so often, to make him think he was gaining.

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10. Speaking of George Clooney.

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On the set of Ocean's Twelve Brad Pitt decided to get back at Clooney for the ongoing prank war they had.

He wrote a note to the crew asking them not to look Clooney in the eye, and that they should all refer to him as Mr. Ocean.

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11. The fart prank never goes out of style.

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On the set of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Alan Rickman decided to prank the main star.

He planted a fart machine in Daniel Radcliffe's sleeping bag.

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12. The case of the neutron cream.

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Spoiler alert: it doesn't exist.

Benedict Cumberbatch's co-stars made it up, and said it was a safety cream. It turns out he's not much like Sherlock Holmes.

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13. Julia Roberts really likes to knit.

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On the set of Larry Crowne in 2011, Roberts would knit.

One day, her co-star Tom Hanks told every person on set to knit when Roberts arrived on set, to shock and surprise her.

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14. Moon of my life.

Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, had a very interesting acting process when he had love scenes.

He wore a fluffy pink sock, making it quite the effort for Emilia to keep a straight face.

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15. Pie Day.

The number of pies that have been thrown on the set of Supernatural are too much to actually count.

However, what started out as a prank war amongst Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, and Jensen Ackles, soon turned into a charity.

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