Kristen Schaal went on a date with Spider-Man without even realizing it

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Kristen Schaal is no stranger to romance and passion, that much we already knew. But it turns out there's a lot we still don't know about the comedian, despite having pored over pages of her erotic fiction. In fact, there are things about her she herself didn't know – such as, for instance, that she once went on a date with ascendant Hollywood-via-Scotland actor Andrew Garfield, whom you might remember from The Social Network and will definitely soon know mainly as Spider-Man.

She dropped this truth bomb during an interview with the Guardian, excerpted here:

There used to be a part of your live show called "Win a date with Kristen Schaal." Did you ever have any Mel-style fanatics?

No, but I did just find out I went on a date with Andrew Garfield, who is the new Spider-Man. He was in the crowd when we did it at the Soho theater in London and he got randomly selected and then won through the tests and I went on a date with him. But I didn't realize – it was sort of before he broke, it was before The Social Network – and it was all a blur to me. But that was exciting to find out. He's cute, I'm sorry it didn't work out.

Get it, girl! Do people still say that? Did they ever? Anyway, there's a lesson to be learned here: when asked out on dates, always say yes – you could have a sort-of-but-not-really-ish Peter Parker on your hands!