Pregnancy may be a cause for celebration, but if the expectant mother happens to be the star of a major TV show, it can also be a cause for creativity.
We’ve already looked back at the many ways TV shows hid stars’ pregnancies, so now let’s shift our focus to a different option — the many times TV shows have leaned into real-life pregnancies, putting a bun in their characters’ ovens as well.
And it should go without saying, but we’re about to discuss storylines from 20+ TV shows, dating all the way back to the 1950s. So consider this a big ol’ SPOILER ALERT. If you don’t want to know about characters who got pregnant on shows that you may or may not have watched, you might want to turn back now.
Scroll down to read about 25 times actresses’ pregnancies were written into TV shows, resulting in their characters also getting pregnant, then drop a comment with your thoughts. Did you know about all of these? (And do you have any more to add to the list?)