Sean Hayes called ‘Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows’ the reunion of all reunions — and he wasn’t kidding. NBC just revealed the lineup of stars planning to attend, and we were pretty shocked to see that Charlie Sheen will come face-to-face with Jon Cryer!
Charlie Sheen doesn’t have the best history with Jon Cryer. Ok, it’s actually not good — at all. Charlie verbally attacked Jon (“you’re a troll”) after leaving Two & A Half Men, while Jon stayed quiet until the show ended in February 2015. He then published, So That Happened, a book all about the crazy adventures that Charlie took him on. So, did the two put their differences aside? It looks like it! They will both appear on the tribute to James Burrows, NBC has announced. James directed two episodes of Two and a Half Men.
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“There is nobody with better TV comedy instincts than Jimmy Burrows, and because of his guiding hand these remarkable shows will be forever celebrated and stand the test of time,” Paul Telegdy, president of alternative and late night programming at NBC Entertainment, said in statement. “The caliber of talent joining us to celebrate Jimmy’s accomplishments is a testament to his imprint in television history.”
Well, it looks like he’s right — everyone will come out for him. Here’s the full list of attendees for Must See TV: A Tribute To James Burrows:
Cheers: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Bebe Neuwirth, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt (Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson in pre-taped segments)
Friends: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer (Matthew Perry in pre-taped segment)
Frasier: Peri Gilpin, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce (Kelsey Grammer in pre-taped segment)
Will & Grace: Sean Hayes, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally
Taxi: Tony Danza, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane, Christopher Lloyd
The Big Bang Theory: Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons
Wings: Tony Shalhoub, Steven Weber
Mike & Molly: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Katy Mixon, Nyambi Nyambi, Reno Wilson
Two and a Half Men: Jon Cryer, Charlie Sheen
Crowded: Carlease Burke, Stacy Keach, Carrie Preston, Mia Serafino, Patrick Warburton
Other celebs expected to attend include: JB Smoove, Jason Bateman, Valerie Bertinelli, Kate Flannery and Will Arnett. Bob Newhart will also record a pre-taped segment.
The special will tape this weekend in LA and is set to air on NBC on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 9-11 p.m.! We’ll obviously be watching.