“I think that is a…” he began.
“Testament,” interrupted his co-star, James Roday. “I knew where you were at.”
And that pretty much sums up the rapport between the two actors who played best friends and screwball crime solvers for eight years on their USA series.
Their shorthand and chemistry was a large part of the show’s appeal, plus running gags like how a pineapple was strategically placed in each episode like a “Where’s Waldo?” game to keep fans invested. The series went off the air in 2014 but they’re back on Thursday for a two-hour TV movie.
“We didn’t want to come back so soon that we hadn’t been missed but we also didn’t want to wait too long so that we had been forgotten,” said Roday of finding the sweet spot to return.