10. Pia Zadora wins the Best New Star award for the trashy incest saga Butterfly amid rumors that her billionaire husband bought the award for her (1982)

9. Nervous-stomach sufferer Brad Pitt thanks the makers of Kaopectate in his acceptance speech for 12 Monkeys (1996)

8. Giving out the Best Dramatic Feature award, Elizabeth Taylor has a senior moment on live TV before finally barking out, "Glaadiator!" (2001)

7. Christine Lahti, winning an acting prize for Chicago Hope, picks the absolute worst moment to go to the ladies' room (1998; Renee Zellweger follows suit in 2001)

6. Best Comedy Actor winner Sacha Baron Cohen goes on at length about shooting the nude wrestling scene in Borat and thanks "every American who has not sued me so far" (2007)

5. Oliver Stone uses a screenwriting win for Midnight Express to launch a rant against U.S. drug policies, and doesn't stop until security shows up (1979)

4. On the red carpet, Isaac Mizrahi goes to bat for all the straight guys out there and cops a feel of Scarlett Johansson (2006)

3. Class act Ving Rhames wins a Globe for playing Don King, but hands the statuette over to fellow nominee Jack Lemmon (1998)

2. Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. introduce celebrity presenters by walking on stage and taking over the ceremony from Hollywood Foreign Press Association members (1958)

1. Golden Globes ceremony canceled on account of writers' strike (2008)