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A week ago, America lost its damn mind over the whisper of a potential Friends reunion, otherwise known as the long sought-after unicorn of television. Even when the reunion was discovered to unlikely feature the six main cast members appearing in the same room together, we still pledged, "I'll be there for you!" And then, when it was revealed that Matthew Perry would miss the special entirely, America still declared itself the show's lobster.
So predictably, when Kaley Cuoco Instagrammed a photo of the Big Bang Theory cast mingling with five out of the six Friends, everyone went Red Ross all over again. Chandler, however, was not present, due to the fact that he's currently
in Yemen hiding from Janice in London rehearsing a play he wrote. But bonus: If you squint, you can kinda see Debra Messing in the background.