Took too far - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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take (something) too far
To do something, often some form of misbehavior, to an excessive degree. Well, your little brother is crying now because you took your teasing too far.
carry/take something too, etc. ˈfar continue doing something beyond reasonable limits: Of course we should show him respect, but I think expecting us to stand up whenever he walks into the room is taking things a bit far.
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He said: "It was producer James Ford's joke I took too far