January 20, 2016


NBC’s James Burrows Special To Include ‘Friends,’ ‘Cheers,’ ‘Will & Grace’ Reunions

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Reisig & Taylor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

NBC’s upcoming James Burrows special, which basically was announced as an incomplete Friends reunion last week, now has a much more robust lineup, with several TV comedy teams reuniting for the salute.

Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows will include five Friends stars coming together, as well as reunions from Cheers, Will & Grace, Frasier and Taxi, among others. Also of note: Charlie Sheen is involved, along with his former Two and a Half Men co-star Jon Cryer.

Burrows is a 75-year-old television legend responsible for co-creating Cheers and directing dozens of notable TV comedies. The Must See TV special will air on Feb. 21 at 9:00 PM.

Check out the full lineup below, via EW:

Friends: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer (Matthew Perry in pre-taped segment)

Cheers: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Bebe Neuwirth, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt (Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson in pre-taped segments)

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