3 thoughts on “Five Ways TV Characters Were Temporarily Written Out of Series So Their Actors Could Film Movies

  1. * Parks & Reck – Andy’s temporary job in London so Pratt could film Guardians of the Galaxy. They also had to write in his loss of weight.

  2. George Clooney was missing through much of seasons 3-5 of ER as he was filming multiple films simultaneously while filming the show. “A Shift in the Night” had him only in the first and last 5 minutes of the show his absence explained as having suffered whiplash in a car accident. The actor was shooting “One Fine Day” at the time. The first third of season 3 was spent filming Batman & Robin beginning with “Let the Games Begin” through “Union Station”. “Freak Show” had him completely absent as he was filming “Out of Sight” with Jennifer Lopez.

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