Wrong numbers stink, and in some cases, can be a straight up nightmare. Below are 16 seriously funny examples of wrong numbers from movies and television. Stop letting wrong numbers get the upper hand and wreak havoc on your day!
Watch as this small business owner gets harassed by a threatening wrong number.
Homer could have won the lottery had Bart given him the right numbers. Doh!
Mr. Burns was interrupted from his meeting with Homer to answer a wrong number call. How dare they call the wrong number!
As a ploy to extend his unemployment, George makes up a fake company under the name of Vandelay Industries and tells the unemployment office he’s close to a job with them. In order to follow through with the ploy, he gives them Jerry’s apartment phone number as their main office number so he can intercept the impending call. However, Kramer answers instead and tells them they have the wrong number.
Due to a “wrong number” call in the middle of the night, Martha assumed that her husband was having an affair. Turns out he was!
After Homer receives a seemingly urgent phone call, he brushes it off to Marge as a wrong number. Hmm..
Mr. Oldman, the victim of countless wrong number pranks is again at the mercy of Moofin Doofin Wrecking Company. Will his house be spared this time?
Peter receives a wrong number in the early days of telephones. The caller meant to reach number “7”, but accidentally dialed “3”.
Expecting an important package, Peter expresses his concern about giving his cell phone number to his housekeeper due to the language barrier.
Chaos ensues at the Krusty Krab and Spongebob is ordered to call the Navy, only to find out that they may have been overrun by robots.
After Chandler gets a wrong number call from a woman looking for her ex-lover, Bob, he pretends to be the woman’s love interest in hopes of getting lucky.
Helga tries to enlist the help of Phoebe only to discover she’s called a restaurant instead. Later on, Harold also tries to call his mother and accidentally calls the same restaurant.
Mr. Bean helps a lost child search for his father. However, since they are missing the last digits of his phone number, Mr. Bean decides to write out and try every possible option.
Pete tries to break up with his girlfriend, Paula, but accidentally calls Carleen instead.
In an attempt to locate the man that has stolen his woman, Steve “2 phones” Macabee keeps dialing the wrong number and insists that he speak with Frank.
Otis accepts a call from the gopher gang leader during an important meeting, but blames it on a wrong number.