Andy Samberg Just Gave Everyone His Actual, Legitimate HBO Password

And it works.

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Emmy host Andy Samberg used one of many wins for HBO's Olive Kitteridge as an opportunity to poke fun at something basically everyone does: borrow someone else's HBO password instead of shelling out the cash to pay for a real account. 

Samberg noted that HBO execs say password-sharing isn't really a problem, so he decided to do everyone a solid and share his login. 

An actual, functional login. 

The username is, and the password is (of course) password1, and can be used to log into HBO Now.

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The second he started talking, we tried logging in—and it worked. A little poking around later, we saw that an episode of Real Sex is in his watch list, and his profile is hilarious.

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Unfortunately, too many people may have tried the same thing—you'll probably get this error message if you do it now:

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But hey, it was good while it lasted. See you after this episode of Real Sex

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Megan Friedman is the former managing editor of the Newsroom at Hearst. She's worked at NBC and Time, and is a graduate of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.