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Although much of ABC's Private Practice is serious and somber, star KaDee Strickland says there are tons of levity to come on-screen — and that the cast has plenty of fun off-screen.

"The beauty of what Shonda [Rhimes] creates for us over at Private Practice is that for every terrible thing that happens, somehow we rise," Strickland says.

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Behind the scenes, Strickland says there's plenty of laughing that goes on and that the biggest jokester is Taye Diggs (Sam). But Brian Benben (Sheldon) gives him a run for his money.

"You would not believe the things that come out of this man's mouth," she adds.

In the video interview below, Strickland shares more about the off-screen antics and why playing Charlotte is cathartic.

KaDee Strickland Reveals Biggest Jokers on PRIVATE PRACTICE

Private Practice's KaDee Strickland talks with us about being hopeful for Charlotte, who play the most pranks on set, and how she's like Charlotte in real life.|Private Practice|KaDee Strickland|