Jon Cryer appeared on The Late Late Show Tuesday and blessed viewers with a reprisal of his iconic dance from Pretty in Pink. That's right...Duckie is back! We just had to wait for Two and a Half Men to come to an end. With host James Corden by his side, somehow this little reboot might be better than the original.
Clad in matching wigs, white winklepickers and outfits, Corden and Cryer lip-synced Otis Redding's "Try a Little Tenderness" on the set that was decorated to match the record store from the movie. Even though it has been 29 years since the film, which also starred Molly Ringwald and Annie Potts, was released, Cryer clearly had no problem remembering his signature dance moves.
The TV star recently opened up to People about his '80s role and dished what he loved most about his character. "What I liked about Duckie was that he thought he was the coolest guy in the room—regardless of the evidence to the contrary," he said.
The movie's director, Howard Deutch, also confessed that the original ending called for Duckie to get the girl, but test audiences didn't like it! "Girls wanted Andie to go with the cute boy," he told the magazine.
So, Duckie didn't get the girl, but he did get Corden! Based on this video, Corden has some serious talent. Then again, he has been showing his audience that he is a man of many talents. Riding in a car with Jennifer Hudson, Corden revealed that he could sing just like R. Kelly LOL. Both stars joined in a casual ride of "Carpool Karaoke," where Hudson sang some of her greatest hits and Corden, well, tried to keep up with the Oscar winner.
They tried to show their range when Hudson sang her Dreamgirls hit, "And I Am Telling You", but let's just say the Sex and the City movie actress won that round. Although he couldn't quite keep up with her, Corden proved his talents when he staged an impromptu performance of Grease in the middle of a Los Angeles intersection.
Watch the video to relive the iconic Pretty in Pink scene in all of its glory!