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While it’s clear that TV requires you to suspend your belief, there are certain instances when it requires a disproportionate amount that’s simply unjustifiable. Perhaps that's because some shows have gone to extreme measures to give their supposedly broke characters lavish lifestyles. From pricey homes to designer wardrobes to outlandish vacations, some monetary-challenged TV darlings seem to be pulling money out of thin air. Like, what gives?

Sure, a few of these things would be easier to ignore if said character’s financial woes weren’t always thrust into the spotlight. The gap between their empty bank accounts and over-the-top living situation is just too big to mend. In fact, it’s straight up outrageous. So keep reading to find out who made it on our list of TV Characters Who Were Way Too Poor to Afford Their Lifestyle. You won’t regret it.