Oh!…My!…God!!  If you said that in Janice’s voice from the show then you are going to be excited for the recent news from NBC that the cast of the show “Friends” will be reuniting on NBC once again to be a part of 2-hour special honoring legendary TV director, James Burrows.

The news was announced Wednesday at the Television Critics Association by network entertainment chief, Bob Greenblatt, that the network is working on a primetime special in honor of Burrows who will have directed his 1,000  TV episode.  Burrows has been an integral part of such legendary sitcoms such as “Mary Tyler Moore”, “Laverne & Shirley”, “Taxi”, “Cheers”, “Frasier”, “Will & Grace” and worked on 15 episodes of “Friends”.

Now while excitement is high since this is the first time anything has been confirmed about the entire cast returning but it’s not sure in what capacity.  NBC is keeping tight-lipped over details of the cast reunion with Greenblatt saying “I shouldn’t go into detail, I’m hoping that all six of them will be there in the same room at the same time.  I don’t know logistically if we can pull it off”.  Therefore, it is unlikely that they will be playing their characters again but we’re keeping our hopes up for some funny and nostalgic moments being shared by the cast while they honor James Burrows.

There have been many attempts to get the cast back together in some manner but any plans would fall apart due to some members of the cast resisting to a reunion behind the scenes.  The special is set to air on February 21st, 2016.

While there hasn’t been any official coming together of the cast in the almost 12 years the show has been off the air we have seen the actors be on TV together in different situations.  Check them out below!

  • “Dirt” Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston
    • “Ita Missa Est.” Season 1 Episode 13
    • March 27, 2007
    • Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston play old friends Lucy and Tina who reunite for lunch and talk about the old days and well it ends with them kissing!

  • “Web Therapy” Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox
    • “Psychic Friends, Part 1, 2, 3” Webisodes
    • 2010
    • Cox plays a psychic named Serena who loses her psychic powers and turns to Kudrow who plays Fiona to get by her “psychic block”


  • “Cougar Town” Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow
    • “Rhino Skin” Season 1 Episode 11
    • Jan 6, 2010
    • Jules (Cox) went to see a dermatologist for some touch-ups and runs into a mean Dr. Amy Evans played by Kudrow


  • “Cougar Town” Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston
    • “All Mixed Up” Season 2 Episode 1
    • Sept 22, 2010
    • Jules (Cox) needs to work out some issues and goes to visit a kooky therapist Glenn played by Aniston.


  • “Web Therapy” Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer
    • “Man-Cave Man” Season 2, Episode 8.  Aug 20, 2012
    • “The Insanity Offense” Season 2 Episode 9, Aug 27, 2012
    • “Stalk Therapy” Season 2 Episode 10, Sept 2, 2012
    • “Electile Dysfunction” Season 2, Episode 11, Sept 9, 2012
    • Newell Miller played by Schwimmer is an old college friend of Fiona (Kudrow) and he’s deeply emotional so when Fiona has no recollection of him it leads to some awkward moments


  • “Go On” Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry
    • “Matchup Problems” Season 1, Episode 20
    • Mar 26, 2013
    • Monica and Chandler went on a date again as Talia (Cox) who is recently widowed and set up on a date with Ryan (Perry)


  • “The Ellen Show” Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry
    • May 22, 2013
    • Jennifer Aniston was getting ready to co-host “The Ellen Show” she went to ask advice from her former cast-mate, Matthew Perry, but is surprised when Courteney Cox is there to0…at 8 a.m.!

  • “Web Therapy” Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc
    • “Games People Play” Season 3, Episode 7, Sept 3, 2013
    • “Husband Hunting” Season 3, Episode 8, Sept 10, 2013
    • Nick Jericho played by Matt LeBlanc has a gambling problem and thinks Fiona is his lucky charm

  • “Cougar Town” Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry
    • “Like a Diamond” Season 5, Episode 2
    • Jan 14, 2014
    • After meeting each other after a car accident Sam (Perry) shows up to propose to Jules (Cox) in a very public fashion

  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow
    • Aug 27, 2014
    • The three women of Friends came together on the late-night show to make Kimmel’s fanfiction dreams come true. They read a script he wrote — his version killed off Joey and Chandler while Kimmel played Ross — and reprised their roles in an eerily similar purple apartment.

  • “Web Therapy” Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry
    • “Lies and Alibis” Season 4, Episode 10, Jan 14, 2015
    • “No Stranger to Scandal” Season 4, Episode 11, Jan 21, 2015
    • Matthew Perry is a lawyer whose at risk of losing his law license due to his bad lying problem.  He turns to Fiona to help him learn to get better at telling the truth

  • “Episodes” Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer
    • “Episode 5”, Season 4, Episode 5
    • Feb 8, 2015
    • Matt LeBlanc is offered half-a-million dollars to attend a dictators birthday where he receives a llama as a gift and runs into old friend David Schwimmer who is attending the same event for cash.