Welcome back, Chandler Bing!
Matthew Perry is once again dipping his toe back into the vast ocean of TV with a brand-new pilot. The former Friends star is looking to reboot one of television's most iconic sitcoms: The Odd Couple. CBS announced Tuesday that they have decided to move forward with project and gave the reboot an official pilot order. Could we be any more excited?!
Perry, who co-wrote the first script and will serve as an executive producer, is set to star as Oscar Madison, the iconic messy roommate who is always up to no good. (Felix Unger has yet to be cast.) Let's just take a moment to let this perfect casting sink in…
Now that we've got that all out of our system, let's talk about the fact that Perry was pretty much born to play this role. From his time playing the ultra-sarcastic Chandler Bing on Friends to Go On's inherently grumpy Ryan King, Perry has perfected the multiple facets of Oscar's personality.
Let us prove our latest hypothesis using something we already troll the Internet for each and every day: Friends GIFs!
1. He's Pessimistic:
2. He's Lazy:
3. He's a Little Clueless:
4. He Can Be Mean:
5. He's Unapologetic:
So here's to you, Matthew Perry...
We hope to see you on the small screen again this fall!