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‘Cheers’ cast could reunite again after Emmys skit, says Ted Danson

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Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name — and according to Ted Danson, “Cheers” fans might soon get the chance to do just that.

The Emmy winner, 76, told Entertainment Tonight this week that while the cast of the beloved sitcom would be hard-pressed to embark on an onscreen project, they’re open to some sort of reunion.

“Well you know it’s interesting… I’ve seen them recently, everybody, pretty much everybody,” Danson told the outlet while walking the red carpet for the premiere of the finale season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” hitting HBO Sunday.

Earlier this month, Danson was joined onstage by “Cheers” co-stars Rhea Perlman, Kelsey Grammer, John Ratzenberger and George Wendt at the 75th Primetime Emmys, where the casts of iconic television series reunited to celebrate the format.

Though Danson noted having a “bunch of older folks” in differing frames of mind wouldn’t work for a new project, he said that the Emmys reunion “was really fun,” even without cast mates Shelley Long and Woody Harrelson.

“I’m sorry Shelley [wasn’t there] and Woody was off doing a play [‘Ulster American’] in London — which I saw and he was amazing,” said Danson. “But [the reunion] was lovely.”

“Cheers” aired on NBC for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993, during which time Danson — who starred as Boston Red Sox player-turned-Cheers owner Sam Malone — won two of the 10 Emmys for which he was nominated.