The one the place James Corden nearly killed the “Friends” cast.
Fresh off internet hosting final month’s extremely anticipated HBO Max “Friends” reunion, Corden supplied his “Late Late Show” viewers a second reunion — which included a near-mishap throughout a “Carpool Karaoke”-type segment with the present’s cast.
The shock 11-minute clip featured Corden driving in a golf cart across the Warner Bros. lot — which is the place the legendary sitcom and reunion have been each filmed — and corraling Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer alongside the way in which.
While tooling round, the cast members instructed Corden how the reunion had been a transferring, emotional expertise for them, with Aniston sharing particularly tender moments with Kudrow and LeBlanc.
Corden then tried to lighten the temper, providing to do his signature “Carpool Karaoke” section with the present’s now-iconic theme tune, “I’ll Be There for You,” by The Rembrandts. “I’ve at all times wished to do ‘Carpool Karaoke!’” exclaimed fan-girl Courteney Cox as the cast, with a little hesitancy and a few laughs, happily obliged and joined in for old time’s sake.
After the sing-along, Corden pulled as much as the “Friends” soundstage entrance — however apparently uncared for to set the parking brake on the golf cart, which went rolling in reverse because the cast was clamoring off. (Could he be any extra careless?) After a short second of panic, the beloved cast deboarded unscathed and ventured to the Central Perk set as Corden whispered how he genuinely thought he was about to kill one of popular culture’s favourite teams of mates.
Safely inside, Corden continued the dialog, with LeBlanc providing how he was affected by returning to the set along with his outdated buds.
“We’ve had a lot of laughs. Some of it made it on camera, but the funniest stuff that happened between us, that never made it to TV, those are the memories we keep talking about,” he mentioned, trying to his costars for settlement. “Remember when this happened. Remember when that happened. America, or the whole world, never saw some of that stuff.”
Corden additionally delved right into a sport of “The Best Friends Test,” prodding the cast to disclose unknown truths about their time on the present — together with that Kudrow broke character probably the most, Aniston was principally a wardrobe shoe hoarder, and the way each she and LeBlanc nonetheless watch reruns in the event that they locate them on TV.
LeBlanc instructed Corden the reunion was “really, really awesome” and shared some love for his fellow cast members. Well, most of them, anyway.
“These five people right here mean the world to me,” he mentioned, including with amusing, “Not Schwimmer so much.”