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Stars of Friends, Cheers, Frasier and More Comedies Will Reunite to Honor James Burrows

The director will celebrate his 1000th episode

Liz Raftery

The stars of classic comedies including Friends, Cheers, Frasierand more will reunite next month for an NBC special honoring comedy director James Burrows, the network announced Wednesday.

Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows will air on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 9/8c, celebrating Burrows' 1,000th episode of comedy with NBC's Crowded, on which he serves as an executive producer.

Burrows' directorial debut was in 1974, with an episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. He also directed the pilots for Taxi, Cheers, Frasier, Will & Grace, Friends, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly. He earned 10 Emmy Awards and four Directors Guild of America awards for his work on Taxi, Cheers and Frasier alone.

NBC is planning a Friends reunion

Stars who are scheduled to appear on the NBC special include Charlie Sheen - who'll share the screen with Jon Cryer for the first time since the former's exit from Two and a Half Men in 2011 -- Jason Bateman, Valerie Bertinelli, Kate Flannery, Will Arnett, and as previously announced, the stars of Friends, minus reunion holdout Matthew Perry, who is doing a play in London and will instead appear in a pre-taped segment. Bob Newhart will also participate in a pre-taped segment.

Check out the full list of attendees here:

-From Cheers: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Bebe Neuwirth, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt (Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson in pre-taped segments)

-From Friends: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer (Matthew Perry in pre-taped segment)

-From Frasier: Peri Gilpin, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce (Kelsey Grammer in pre-taped segment)

-From Will & Grace: Sean Hayes, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally

-From Taxi: Tony Danza, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane, Christopher Lloyd

-From The Big Bang Theory: Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons

-From Wings: Tony Shalhoub, Steven Weber

-From Mike & Molly: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Katy Mixon, Nyambi Nyambi, Reno Wilson

From Two and a Half Men: Jon Cryer, Charlie Sheen

From Crowded: Carlease Burke, Stacy Keach, Carrie Preston, Mia Serafino, Patrick Warburton

Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows will air Sunday, Feb. 21 at 9/8c on NBC. Will you watch?