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Like A 'Hall Of Mirrors,' TV Duo Dance With Selves On Other Side Of Screen

Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells are best friends and British actresses — who also happen to play best friends and British actresses on TV. In Doll & Em, the meta experiment gets a bit out of hand.

Clients hoping to get old warrants cleared wait in line to see a public defender in Brooklyn on Saturday. Their cases were heard in a makeshift courtroom in a church basement. Alisa Roth hide caption

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In A Church Basement, Chipping Away At A Mountain Of Minor Crime Warrants

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1993 DJ Signify
Beatific East Forest

Chris Kluwe (left) congratulates Blair Walsh after Walsh kicked a 56-yard field goal during a game against the Houston Texans in 2012. Kluwe says friendships in the NFL can be fleeting, but also close. Patric Schneider/AP hide caption

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The Locker Room: A Melting Pot, Where Football's The Focal Point

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Final Countdown Europe
Canoe Canoa Populous

Real-life best friends Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells star in HBO's Doll & Em, in which fictional versions of themselves try to write an off-Broadway play together. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Like A 'Hall Of Mirrors,' TV Duo Dance With Selves On Other Side Of Screen

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You Don't Know Jill Scott
So There Ben Folds

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