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The Most Ridiculous Ways TV Shows Hid Their Stars' Pregnancies

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Sometimes a bundle of joy can be quite problematic — in the TV world, that is. 

For actresses, looking the part is just part of the job. When real-life gets in the way of that, it can be a challenging experience. When it comes to pregnancies, covering up baby bumps isn't all that easy. In fact, it's quite difficult to hide a pregnancy after a certain period of time, which means TV writers have to get creative. From crazy plot twists, to hiding behind large objects, to simply ignoring those growing baby bumps, the small screen has had its fair share of ridiculous solutions.

The question of how to shoot and work around pregnant actresses is an age old one, but it can also be incredibly distracting if the decision is executed poorly. Let's take a look at the most ridiculous ways TV shows hid their stars' burgeoning bellies.