Public Meltdowns and Profane Dames: 20 Off-the-Hook Emmy Moments

The unforgettable highs, lows and straight-up WTF occurrences that have happened on the TV awards show's broadcasts

Barbara Stanwyck's Wardrobe Malfunction (1961)

In what's probably one of the very first awards show mishaps to be caught on tape, Stanwyck struggled when her dress got stuck as she tried to pick up the Best Actress statuette (the first of three Emmys she'd win throughout her career) for her self-titled show. In true leading lady form, she gracefully recovered and skipped her way up onto the stage.