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What's the best acting compliment Patrick J. Adams has received?

No, it's not the Screen Actors Guild Award nomination he got last year or kudos from co-stars, but rather some, um, high — if mistaken — praise by fans.

"There's a whole contingent of people who actually believed Gabriel [Macht] and I were really stoned in that scene," Adams tells TVGuide.com of the summer finale's Seinfeld-referencing insta-classic. "It's amazing how many people asked me on Twitter if we were really high. That makes me happy since it means we're doing our job well. We're awesome at acting high! When I read the scene, my jaw dropped. I was like, 'Seriously? Are we really doing this?' And we did and it turned out great."

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