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They said what?! Read the best backstage reactions from all of the night's big winners

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"My mother is always, 'less is more.' ... She saw my dress and she said, 'Darling, do you have a shrug or something for your shoulders?'" -- Allison Janney, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, on what she learned from her mother about fashion

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"I think we all realized not to stand too close to the heaters because you will catch fire." -- Fargo's Noah Hawley, Best Miniseries, on the habits producers picked up from the locals while shooting in Calgary

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"One day I was walking down the street in New Orleans and I passed this group of guys sitting on a stoop and as I passed by, I heard one of the guys say, 'Holy sh--balls, that's the Supreme!" -- Jessica Lange, Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, on her favorite fan moment

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"Too big to come to the Emmys. Give him hell for that!" -- Steven Moffat, Best Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special, on the rising fame of his Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, who was not in attendance at Monday's ceremony

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"And then I started f---ing the star and it really solidified it. Or maybe not." -- Sarah Silverman, Best Writing for a Variety Special, on how she got cast on Masters of Sex, which stars her boyfriend, Michael Sheen

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"I think I just might change my name to Coldborg. I am the Coldborg. Resistance is futile." -- Stephen Colbert, Best Variety Series for The Colbert Report, on Gwen Stefani's mispronunciation of his name

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"This is a special night for that reason. I almost wanted to say, 'Look, I won this time and this is for you.' But I was just so nervous." -- Kathy Bates, Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, on how she would have liked to pay tribute to her late friend Robin Williams in her acceptance speech

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"It will be probably be a while before you see her in the sack." -- Julianna Margulies, Best Actress in a Drama, on what's next for her Good Wife character following Will Gardner's death

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"I would like for this show to last so long that Luke goes bald, so fingers crossed that this show goes 30 years." -- Ty Burrell, Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy, on how long he would like Modern Family to run

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"I don't talk to them much. I stay home and I try to hide a lot. I'm not great at being the person who has fans. ... When you meet someone who's a big fan, it's a weird moment." -- Louis C.K., Best Writing for a Comedy Series, on his lack of interactions with his fans

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"I think it's absolutely the opposite. It means that somebody can be hot, but also funny and make fun of herself." -- Sofia Vergara, Best Comedy Series for Modern Family, when asked about the negative online reaction when she was placed on a revolving platform to show off her "assets" to illustrate the state of television

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"I think it's not a question of why, but more a question of why not." -- Bryan Cranston, Best Actor in a Drama, on his heated on-screen kiss with Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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"Why, you wanna buy it?" -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Best Actress on a Comedy Series, when asked if she planned to pawn her Emmy, in reference to her Barely Legal Pawn video with Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul