May 25, 2016 11:26 AM EDT

Even the Mother of Dragons sometimes forgets her lines. Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones, made an appearance on Tuesday night’s episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers and revealed that she occasionally has to improvise when speaking in Dothraki on the HBO drama.

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The 29-year-old actress told a story about launching into her own rendition of Hanson’s “MMMBop” in the made-up language while shooting a scene off-camera with one of her male costars. “It was a long day, and it was his close up, and I thought it’d be funny if I did [Hanson’s] ‘MMMBop’ in Dothraki, and that didn’t help him at all,” she said.


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