15 Times TV Shows Couldn’t Keep Spoilers Under Wraps

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15 Times TV Shows Couldn’t Keep Spoilers Under Wraps

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15 Times TV Shows Couldn’t Keep Spoilers Under Wraps

Nobody likes spoilers… but that doesn’t stop impatient fans from leaking their fave shows’ secret storylines. 

Some showrunners keep their scripts under lock and key, while others catch the jump on nosy viewers by publishing their own spoilers. 

Click through for 15 times your favorite shows were ruined by spoilers.

15 Times TV Shows Couldn’t Keep Spoilers Under Wraps
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Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl Credit: The CW

Seven whole pages were leaked from the GG Season 4 premiere episode. 

Tons of spoilery details were revealed ahead of the debut, including Serena and Blair’s Paris adventures.

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Seven whole pages were leaked from the GG Season 4 premiere episode. 

Tons of spoilery details were revealed ahead of the debut, including Serena and Blair’s Paris adventures.

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Lost

Lost Credit: ABC

Six pages of the show’s finale were leaked on an Italian blog

Initial debate over the script’s authenticity called the overuse of f-bombs into question, but some commenters were confident this was a trait of Lost writers.  

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Six pages of the show’s finale were leaked on an Italian blog

Initial debate over the script’s authenticity called the overuse of f-bombs into question, but some commenters were confident this was a trait of Lost writers.  

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The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries Credit: The CW

A script page from Season 2 Episode 19 was leaked on Twitter causing executive producer Julie Plec to clap back. 

The showrunner called on the spoil sports to have a little respect for the hardworking cast and crew. 

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A script page from Season 2 Episode 19 was leaked on Twitter causing executive producer Julie Plec to clap back. 

The showrunner called on the spoil sports to have a little respect for the hardworking cast and crew. 

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Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time Credit: ABC

At least this leak wasn’t too major (it was on the official OUAT Twitter after all). 

We did learn of a tense scene in which Rumple stares down his newly discovered son Henry, but the outcome of the encounter remained unspoiled — and we got a nice meme out of it.

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At least this leak wasn’t too major (it was on the official OUAT Twitter after all). 

We did learn of a tense scene in which Rumple stares down his newly discovered son Henry, but the outcome of the encounter remained unspoiled — and we got a nice meme out of it.

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Castle

Castle Credit: ABC

Not so much leaked as earned. ABC got fans engaged with Season 5 with the promise of leaked dialogue and sneak peek clips if they got enough retweets.

This is how you do spoilers, people.

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Not so much leaked as earned. ABC got fans engaged with Season 5 with the promise of leaked dialogue and sneak peek clips if they got enough retweets.

This is how you do spoilers, people.

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Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad Credit: AMC

Thankfully, two script pages for Breaking Bad ’s series finale weren’t leaked until after the show had ended. 

The pages posted to Reddit were credited with clearing up post-finale confusion for fans wanting answers on their favorite characters’ fates.

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Thankfully, two script pages for Breaking Bad ’s series finale weren’t leaked until after the show had ended. 

The pages posted to Reddit were credited with clearing up post-finale confusion for fans wanting answers on their favorite characters’ fates.

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The Flash

The Flash Credit: The CW

Spoilers gleaned from a leaked audition tape revealed everything from how Barry got his powers to supervillains we wouldn’t see until far into the future. This leak was pretty darn accurate.

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Spoilers gleaned from a leaked audition tape revealed everything from how Barry got his powers to supervillains we wouldn’t see until far into the future. This leak was pretty darn accurate.

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Scream

Scream Credit: MTV

A near play-by-play of several opening scenes of the MTV spin-off’s Season 1 Episode 1 including character details, a brutal death, and the damaging recording that started the whole thing. 

MTV responded to posts of the script by requesting spoilers be removed.

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A near play-by-play of several opening scenes of the MTV spin-off’s Season 1 Episode 1 including character details, a brutal death, and the damaging recording that started the whole thing. 

MTV responded to posts of the script by requesting spoilers be removed.

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Fear the Walking Dead

Fear the Walking Dead Credit: AMC

Loads of details made the rounds about FTWD ’s Season 1 premiere episode. A few original rumors turned out to be false (or dropped by the writers) including a promised return to Jenner and the CDC.

Leaked details did correctly identify the entire Clark/Manawa household — who knew Nick was almost named Ian!

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Loads of details made the rounds about FTWD ’s Season 1 premiere episode. A few original rumors turned out to be false (or dropped by the writers) including a promised return to Jenner and the CDC.

Leaked details did correctly identify the entire Clark/Manawa household — who knew Nick was almost named Ian!

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Girls

Girls Credit: HBO

A Season 4 script was leaked by a nosy fan and a very oblivious casting director. The fan admitted to sneaking more than a few peeks over the casting director’s shoulder on a very crowded subway train

Viewers were anxious to learn whether or not Hannah would make it to Iowa at the end of Season 3, the leaked script revealed she had done just that.

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A Season 4 script was leaked by a nosy fan and a very oblivious casting director. The fan admitted to sneaking more than a few peeks over the casting director’s shoulder on a very crowded subway train

Viewers were anxious to learn whether or not Hannah would make it to Iowa at the end of Season 3, the leaked script revealed she had done just that.

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Grey’s Anatomy

Grey’s Anatomy Credit: ABC

Talk about an easter egg! A table read photo accidentally shared a little too much when it was discovered one of the pictured scripts was translucent! Eagle-eyed fans could see right through the page and read snippets of the script — this led to the discovery of an opening scene centered on Alex. Whoops!

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Talk about an easter egg! A table read photo accidentally shared a little too much when it was discovered one of the pictured scripts was translucent! Eagle-eyed fans could see right through the page and read snippets of the script — this led to the discovery of an opening scene centered on Alex. Whoops!

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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead Credit: AMC

Nobody was happy about that Eeny Meeny Miney Moe cliffhanger — so impatient viewers turned to the leaked Season 7 Episode 1 script instead. The script spelled out the premiere episode to the letter, revealing every death and emotional moment in perfect detail.

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Nobody was happy about that Eeny Meeny Miney Moe cliffhanger — so impatient viewers turned to the leaked Season 7 Episode 1 script instead. The script spelled out the premiere episode to the letter, revealing every death and emotional moment in perfect detail.

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Will and Grace

Will and Grace Credit: NBC

OK, so the actual creator of Will and Grace shared a script page with Twitter followers to garner excitement from the upcoming revival. But we learned Karen has a monkey and that’s all we need to know.

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OK, so the actual creator of Will and Grace shared a script page with Twitter followers to garner excitement from the upcoming revival. But we learned Karen has a monkey and that’s all we need to know.

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Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars Credit: Freeform

Entertainment Weekly dropped a page from the PLL series finale revealing Spencer and Alison’s happy ending.

Not a bad way to go out.

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Entertainment Weekly dropped a page from the PLL series finale revealing Spencer and Alison’s happy ending.

Not a bad way to go out.

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Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Credit: HBO

This HBO juggernaut has had leaks and spoilers nearly every season. Naturally, Season 7 was no different. You could wait a few days for the penultimate season to debut… but some spoilers are just too good to pass up.

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This HBO juggernaut has had leaks and spoilers nearly every season. Naturally, Season 7 was no different. You could wait a few days for the penultimate season to debut… but some spoilers are just too good to pass up.

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Nobody likes spoilers… but that doesn’t stop impatient fans from leaking their fave shows’ secret storylines. 

Some showrunners keep their scripts under lock and key, while others catch the jump on nosy viewers by publishing their own spoilers. 

Click through for 15 times your favorite shows were ruined by spoilers.