Emmys Hogs: The Most Over-Rewarded Stars and Shows

These actors and series may have earned their awards, but did they deserve to walk away with that much gold?

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This Cheers spin-off picked up where its predecessor's Emmy-winning ways left off, as the Kelsey Grammer vehicle won five straight Outstanding Comedy Series from 1994 to 1998. A little perspective: It also beat out Seinfeld and The Larry Sanders Show every single year. It would have been nice had Emmy voters spread the trophies around a little. Adding insult to injury: David Hyde Pierce was nominated for a record-setting 11 consecutive Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Emmys, and won the award four times. Unfortunately, three of those victories came at the expense of fellow nominee Jason Alexander, who never won an Emmy for portraying George Costanza on Seinfeld.

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