Community Exclusive: Malcolm-Jamal Warner Returns... to Remarry Shirley?
Yvette Nicole Brown, Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Is Community's Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) going to give her ex-husband another shot?
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Former Cosby Show kid Malcolm-Jamal Warner will reprise his role as Shirley's ex Andre in an upcoming Season 3 episode, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. And when he does, he'll have only one thing on his mind: walking down the aisle with Shirley a second time.
Warner, who is currently starring on BET's Reed Between the Lines, first appeared on the show in Season 2 when Shirley wound up pregnant. Although Shirley feared that Chang (Ken Jeong) was the baby's father, it was ultimately revealed to be Andre, offering a glimmer of hope for the former couple's future.
But according to creator and executive producer Dan Harmon, Shirley may not be ready to give up her new life to return to her old one.
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"Shirley came to community college because she was a broken woman," Harmon says. "She had been deprived of her stability, so she w as going to strike out on her own. And now quite unexpectedly, her stability has returned to her, but she's still in community college. So, there's a huge question that has to be asked third season: Is she going to stay here and why?"
Warner is expected to return in the third season's 12th episode, which is slated to air sometime in early 2012.
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