Local news bloopers: A supercut of the most ridiculous on-air moments (VIDEO).

Watch the Most Absurd, Embarrassing Local News Screw-Ups (Video)

Watch the Most Absurd, Embarrassing Local News Screw-Ups (Video)

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July 13 2015 11:23 AM

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Watch the most absurd, hilarious, and embarrassing local news moments.


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Sometimes, doing the weather with a dog from a nearby animal shelter makes for one of those vintage, quirky-cute local news moments. Other times, that dog drags said weatherperson back and forth across the green screen before ultimately breaking free of its leash and unleashing a reign of terror on set. If we’re being honest, it’s the chance of the latter that makes watching local news so fun. For proof of that, watch the video above, a supercut of some of the more absurd broadcast moments to hit the airwaves in recent memory.

Rachel Stewart is an editor who lives in Philadelphia. Check out her work here.