26/08/2014 07:02 BST | Updated 26/08/2014 07:59 BST

Bryan Cranston And Julia-Louis Dreyfus Commit To An Embrace At The Emmy Awards 2014

Julia Louis-Dreyfus got a little more than she bargained for when she went on stage to accept her Emmy Award, for Best Leading Actress in a Comedy Series, for her role of Vice-President Selina Meyer in 'Veep'.

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Not only was it, or perhaps because it was, her third consecutive gong for the same series, but Bryan Cranston - 'Breaking Bad' star and popular winner of the gong for Best Actor in a Drama Series - decided it was time to whisk her off her feet for an extended make-out session, much to the amusement of fellow Awards-goers.

Watch the pair in action above.

This was an indisputably high point in an evening that many viewers have criticised for being a bit too sleepy, with predictable winners and with host Seth Myers' opening monologue too full of in-jokes directed at those in the industry, rather than for the benefit of those watching from home.

Here's Seth at the beginning of the night... see what you think:

Another memorable moment was Billy Crystal's personal tribute to Robin Williams, which moved many in the audience to tears. Here are some of the other highlights of the night...

Pictures from the 2014 Emmy Awards...

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