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Courteney Cox recreates famous Thanksgiving Friends scene

Danny Thompson
·Contributor
·2-min read

Watch: Courteney Cox recreates famous Friends scene

Friends star Courteney Cox gave fans of the classic 90s sitcom a Thanksgiving treat as she recreated one of the show’s most iconic moments to mark the holiday.

The 56-year-old took to social media to wish fans a happy Thanksgiving and post a video of herself “dancing like a fool”.

The clip sees the actor recreate a scene from the episode The One With All the Thanksgivings from season five of the popular sitcom.

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The now iconic scene sees Monica apologising to boyfriend Chandler by putting a huge uncooked turkey on her head and performing a dance in a bid to make him laugh.

The scene has been immortalised as a GIF in the internet age and Cox has, evidently, been forced to come to terms with the fact as fans keep sending the clip to her.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 04: Courteney Cox attends the 2nd Annual Gala "Rwanda Rocks" Charity Event at Vibrato Jazz Grill on November 04, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
Courteney Cox attends the 2nd Annual Gala "Rwanda Rocks" Charity Event at Vibrato Jazz Grill on November 04, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

She addressed this in a post uploaded for her 10.2 million Instagram followers.

Cox said: “Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you're having a great day. I'm feeling so thankful.

“And also, if I get one more god damn GIF with that turkey on my head dancing like a f***ing fool, I'm just gonna snap!”

She then adds: “Anyway, since I'm the symbol of Thanksgiving, here ya go." The clip then cuts to Cox wearing a turkey on her head, complete with glasses, shimmering away a la Monica.

The post has so far been watched over 4 million times since it was uploaded and received more than 40,000 comments.

Cox’s Friends costar Lisa Kudrow was one of the people to respond, writing “You DID THAT!!”.

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Reese Witherspoon also responded, saying: “Love you sister!”

Friends ran for ten seasons and made household names of Cox, Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry before it ended in 2004.

A live reunion expected in 2020 has been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Watch: When will the Friends reunion be?