Courteney Cox got into the Thanksgiving spirit by recreating one of her most iconic scenes from Friends, which featured her with a raw turkey on her head.
Much to the delight of her 10.2 million Instagram followers, the 56-year-old actress reprized her role as Monica Geller to play hilariously on the theme song for the beloved sitcom.
“Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Hope you have a great day. I feel so grateful, ”the star said in a tongue-in-cheek Instagram video, before going from a gentle tone to a threatening tone.
Legendary move: Courteney Cox got into the holiday spirit by recreating one of her most iconic scenes from Friends, which featured her with an uncooked turkey on her head
She continued, “If I get another fucking GIF of this turkey on my head dancing like a fool of a king – I’m just gonna break it!” “
After a brief snippet of footage from the 1998 hit series Thanksgiving episode, Cox joked, “Anyway, since I’m the symbol of Thanksgiving, you go, I hope it makes you happy.” “
Then she did the legendary dance for the first time in more than two decades with an uncooked turkey wearing sunglasses on her head and the Rembrandts’ track I’ll Be There for You playing in the background.
Thanksgiving Icon: To the delight of her 10.2 million Instagram followers, the 56-year-old actress reprized her role as Monica Geller to turn to the theme song for the hit Thanksgiving sitcom
Go back! Then she recreated the legendary dance in her expansive kitchen with a raw turkey wearing sunglasses on her head.
While the entire episode is cutting edge comedy, this particular scene between Monica and Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry) is of deep significance as this is the first time he’s ever said “I love you” to her.
Friends’ costar Lisa Kudrow applauded her playtime in the comments section, writing, “You did that !! “
Reese Witherspoon, who twice played Jennifer Aniston’s little sister Jill Green, wrote “Love you sister” with a red heart emoji.
Funny: After a brief clip from the hit series “The 1998 Thanksgiving Episode, Cox joked,” So anyway, since I’m the symbol of Thanksgiving, you go, I hope that makes you happy. “
Big Moment: Although the entire episode is cutting edge comedy, this particular scene between Monica and Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry) is of deep significance as it’s the first time he’s ever said “I love you” to her.
Like Monica, who was trying to cheer her boyfriend up after a hard day, the fun clip cushioned the recent blow as the highly anticipated Friends reunion was postponed until March 2021.
Two weeks ago, Perry confirmed the delay on Twitter: “Friends reunion is postponed until early March.”
“Looks like we have a busy year ahead. And that’s how I like it! wrote the actor, who recently proposed to his girlfriend Molly Hurwitz.
Safety first: “How can we do this with a live audience? It’s not a sure time. Period. This is the essential. It’s not a safe time to do it, ”Aniston said
In August, Aniston said she was taking a “glass is half full” approach to postponement in an interview with Deadline.
“It’ll be great. You know what? It also gave us more time to make it even more exciting and fun than it would have been, ”she said.
“I choose to see it because the glass is half full that it was postponed,” she continued. “Look, we’re not going anywhere. You’re never going to get rid of Friends, sorry. You guys are stuck with us for life.
Pushed Again: HBO Max has again delayed reunion due to COVID-19 and filming will not take place until the following “May at the earliest”, sources say to Variety
The long-awaited reunion has been marked by delays and HBO Max has now postponed the special, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which is now in full swing in California.
“Sadly, it’s very sad that we had to move it again,” said the Emmy winner.
She noted, “How can we do this with a live audience? It’s not a sure time. Period. This is the essential. This is not a safe time to do it.
Delays: The HBO Max special was originally supposed to air in May, but filming hadn’t even started when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down productions at all levels