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Courteney Cox on ‘Mates’ reunion: ‘I don’t even remember being on the present’

It’s the one the place Courteney Cox forgets she was on certainly one of the most iconic collection in tv historical past.

Throughout an look Wednesday night time on “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” — performed through video name throughout the coronavirus lockdown — the actress fielded questions on HBO Max’s upcoming “Mates” reunion particular, which was postponed indefinitely resulting from the world coronavirus pandemic.

The reunion shoot, initially scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of this week, was canceled, leaving Cox, 55, with some further time on her palms. She stated she’s utilizing her shut-in time to binge-watch the collection, which was must-see TV on NBC from 1994 to 2004.

“I don’t remember even being on the present,” she admitted matter-of-factly throughout Kimmel’s “Quarantine Minilogue” section. “I’ve such a foul reminiscence!” (Skip to the 7-minute mark for her section.)

When an amusingly gobsmacked Kimmel, 52, pushed Cox to elucidate herself, she responded, “I remember, clearly, loving all people there and having enjoyable, and I remember sure occasions in my life that I used to be there, however I don’t remember episodes! I might by no means move, I’d fail each check!”

Properly, “do you even remember your character’s identify?” Kimmel quipped. “Sure, it’s Monica. I do know that,” she clapped again with a chuckle.

All jokes apart, Cox went on to disclose how she was spending her time in self-isolation with musician boyfriend Johnny McDaid, 43, and daughter Coco Arquette, 15.

“I made a decision throughout this time, you already know individuals love the present a lot, I made a decision to binge-watch ‘Mates,’ ” she stated. “I simply began Season 1. It’s actually good.”

Courtney Cox on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" with the talk show host's cousin, Anthony.
Courteney Cox on “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” with the speak present host’s cousin, AnthonyJimmy Kimmel Reside!

That’s when Kimmel tapped into his secret weapon: his cousin Anthony from Staten Island, a self-proclaimed “Mates” superfan.

“That is like the biggest second of my life,” the fresh-faced relative exclaimed as he popped into the video chat. Kimmel proceeded to quiz the impromptu duo with 5 “Mates” trivia questions. The ultimate rating: Cox 0, Anthony 5.

The youthful Kimmel’s prize? A “digital” smooch from the “Scream” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” actress.

Courtney Cox on Jimmy Kimmel
Anthony will get his prize for beating Cox in a “Mates” trivia contest.Jimmy Kimmel Reside!

Kimmel has been producing “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” from his residence resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown. The host and Cox additionally shouted out Meals on Wheels, encouraging viewers to donate to the enduring charitable group that feeds senior residents throughout occasions of want.

“They’re all the time there, delivering meals to individuals who want meals, and now individuals really want meals as a result of you may’t depart the home,” stated Kimmel.

Web page Six beforehand reported that the “Mates” reunion was geared to coincide with the launch of the new HBO Max service, the place all of the traditional sitcom’s episodes will develop into obtainable in Might. (The present was beforehand streaming on Netflix.)

Sources informed Deadline that if a proposed Might manufacturing begin date sticks, the particular would nonetheless be prepared for the launch of HBO Max.

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