"Turn the light bulb, pet the dog!"
The Neighbors is heading to Bollywood! Taking a cue from Smash (RIP), the ABC sitcom is putting on a big musical number in the Friday, March 7, episode after Larry Bird (Simon Templeman) is invited to his coworker's traditional Indian wedding. Of course, Larry and Jackie (Toks Olagundoye) soon get carried away when they try to think of a wedding gift, leading to a massive Bollywood musical number you have to see to believe.
"My college roommate is Siddhartha Khosla, who is the lead singer of the band Goldspot, my absolute favorite band," Dan Fogelman, The Neighbors executive producer and creator, said in a statement to E! News. "Because Sid is Indian, he's become a huge star in India. He's also a composer on The Neighbors and we started talking about doing a musical episode based in Bollywood after our musical episode last season got an Emmy nomination. It all went from there."
You can see it right here as we're exclusively sharing the cast's musical performance in "Balle Balle"...
"My Indian from work/ Will go beserk/ For our gift of Bollywood," Larry sings, before the entire cast and a whole lot of extras get in on the fun.
And though Marty (Lenny Venito) and Debbie (Jami Gertz) are initially hesitant, they get into the Bollywood spirit after she tells him to "put on his man-dress and sing."
"Balle Balle" actually isn't The Neighbor's first musical episode as the ABC sitcom as we also got to see the cast's chops in back in season one in "Sing Like a Larry Bird."
The Neighbors airs Fridays at 8:30 p.m. on ABC.