Chandler may be MIA, but the upcoming Friends "reunion" looks like it's going to be a heck of a lot of fun anyway.
The first promo for the James Burrows tribute has arrived, and even just a few seconds of it is making us giddy. Not only does the cast of Friends sit down for a chat with Andy Cohen, but the special also features the casts of a ton of your favorite network comedies.
The casts of Cheers, Taxi, Frasier, and Will & Grace, as well as current shows Mike & Molly and The Big Bang Theory, will all be there to honor legendary TV director James Burrows, and also to look very pretty if this promo is any indication.
Cohen, as longtime host of Watch What Happens Live, obviously couldn't stay away from the question we've all been asking for 20 years about relationships behind the scenes, and you're just going to have to watch the promo to see Lisa Kudrow's adorable reaction.
The special is designed to celebrate Burrows, who recently directed his 1,000th episode of TV. 15 of those were Friends episodes, including the pilot and the epic "we were on a break" saga. During the special, the various casts will answer questions and apparently get up to a few shenanigans throughout the night.
After the announcement of the special made waves last month, fans and cast members alike were devastated to learn that it would only be a 5/6 reunion, as Matthew Perrywasn't able to attend. David Schwimmer even told E! News that he was "sad" about the lack of Chandler, but still excited to be able to honor Burrows.
As for the possibility of an actual reunion happening, Burrows himself is dubious.
"I don't think you should ever go back. I firmly believe in that," he said during a conference call with reporters. "They've talked to us about a Cheers reunion for years and we don't want to do one…I don't think the Friends—I have no control over this…I don't think they'll ever want to do a reunion again. It's what it was and it was a treasure in television…"
So for now, we'll just treasure what we're getting, if what we're getting looks as fun as this short promo makes it look.
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows airs Sunday, Feb. 21 at 9 p.m. on NBC.
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