Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist star Harvey Guillén has revealed the weird prop he broke on the set of the NBC show.
The actor recently made his exit from the musical series when Zoey (Jane Levy) was forced to fire his character George from the tech firm because of his lack of productivity.
Naturally, though, George went out with a bang, performing a powerful rendition of the Britney Spears song 'Stronger'.
In a recent Twitter post, Guillén shared a clip of his first rehearsal for the number, where he apparently broke a prop in the process of passionately dancing around the building.
"In honor of George's exit last week on @ZoeysPlaylist, here's me at my first rehearsal for 'Stronger'. I may or may not have broken a prop... can you see when? I think you can hear [Mandy Moore, choreographer] giggle," he wrote alongside the video.
Now, speaking exclusively to Digital Spy, Guillén has revealed that it was actually an odd piece of desk clutter that he broke during the dance.
In honor of George’s exit last week on @ZoeysPlaylist .. here’s me at my first rehearsal for “ stronger” ... I may OR may not have broken a prop.. can u see when ? Lol .. I think u can hear @nopenother giggle lol pic.twitter.com/AgSb3WQqVu
— Harvey Guillén (@HARVEYGUILLEN) February 2, 2021
"That was the first time we ran that number. I'd just learned it," he said. "They usually record it so you can take it home and go over it, and look at what you did right and wrong. Which is very helpful because you don't know while you're doing it. And then you can make corrections like, 'Oh, my foot was a little odd, and my arm was whatever.'
"There was supposed to be props on George's desk when he leaps, because he exits, and for the second time, he gets fired in 24 hours. So he's a little frustrated. And he's supposed to get his grandma's picture, and drop it in the bucket. He gets his dinosaur and drops it in. And then he swoops the whole desk into his box – his exiting box."
The What We Do In The Shadows star continued: "There were just too many props for that one take… there were eight things, so I had to hold them all with my hand.
"One of the things was an owl or something that shouldn’t have been on my desk. It was a porcelain owl. It was kind of heavy. And then I just grabbed it. I think it was too big, and it just went over the box. It just flew past me. But the show must go on. So I just kept dancing," he laughed.
"But you could hear Mandy laughing, because she goes with the flow. She saw that it happened. We don't stop. She just left us at it, and we kept going. And later, she'd go, 'Make sure we don't…' It was like, 'Don't throw the owl.'"
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist airs on NBC.
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