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Emmys 2013: Kevin Spacey and other Hidden Gems

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If you were too caught up in the mandated Death Grip of the 2013 Emmys, you may have missed its most sparkling moments — its hidden gems, if you will. (Hidden Gemmys? No! Terrible!) After the break: Claire Danes cackling behind Amy and Tina, choice reaction shots from Jeff Daniels, Bryan Cranston, and Aaron Paul, Kevin Spacey’s show-stealer, and more…

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Neil Patrick Harris vs. Marnie in Girls: Who wore a creepy TV tunnel best?

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Claire Danes acts out how we’d all probably react if we were in this close proximity to Tina and Amy.

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Jeff Daniels’ ‘brave face’ following Elton John’s Tribute to Shimmer was much, much better than mine.

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Jon Hamm and Alec Baldwin sternly consider the new Salt-N-Pepa reality show they had not realized was the logical next step in their careers.

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“Hey, guess what else is on?” Bryan Cranston mind-controlled us exactly at 9:01.

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Astute PopWatcher Denise Warner noticed Mindy Kaling’s Emmys hair was very Jennifer Ehle in Pride and Prejudice.

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The fine print of the “Excessive Hosting” bit had few gems, but one “sequins.”

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Jane Lynch’s intriguing noose necklace offered a glimmer of hope in a muddle of grimness.

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Aaron Paul reacts to Bobby Cannavale’s Supporting Actor win. “Nice speech, bitch!”

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#MikeIsNotImpressed either.

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Skyler and Walt patched things up! #SPOILERS

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Breaking Bad‘s Hidden Gemmys sweep continues with a random METH DUBSTEP BREAKDOWN during the Emmy Choreographers’ group number. A sharp turn.

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Ellyn Burstyn’s Emmy just looks so cozy. She’s such a pro.

And just as we felt as rocked to sleep as that statue…

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“Bottom or top?” Jon Hamm (and Joan!) were clearly thinking “Both.” re:  Michael Douglas’ segment-saving inquiry.

Lucy Liu, Kill Bill -- Vol. 1

It’s always time for a standing thumbs up for — and from — Louis CK.

‘I. Want. This. VALIDATED!” –Kevin Spacey, not-speaking for all of us.