17 Actors Who Played Themselves On a TV Show

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Thanks to the proliferation of streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu that no one really pays for (okay, your ex-boyfriend’s cousin’s former babysitter pays for it), we have essentially unlimited options when it comes to what to watch on TV. But sometimes, we just want the tried and true classics. Many a time, we end up re-watching Friends or The Office for a guaranteed laugh, or even going back to the beginning of Stranger Things or Handmaid’s Tale to pick up on things we didn’t see the first time around.

Just like it can be comforting to rewatch one of your favorite shows, it can be comforting to see your favorite actors in their original element — acting as themselves. These 17 actors played themselves (or at least, a version of themselves) on TV.