[ spit-teyk ]
/ ˈspɪtˌteɪk /
(in comedy) a sight gag in which an actor or comedian demonstrates surprise while drinking something by expelling a mouthful of the beverage in an exaggerated spray of liquid.
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Lines that should cause us to do a spit-take they are so blessedly insane, but instead actually almost move us to tears.The Explosive ‘Scandal’ Finale Was Its Best Episode Yet|Kevin Fallon|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST