The Group Portrait: Hello, Old Friend
New York magazine|November 22 - December 5, 2021
The 3rd Rock From the Sun cast tearily reunites for the first time in 20 years.
Kathryn VanArendonk

NO ONE COULD STOP HUGGING in the greenroom before Vulture Festival’s 3rd Rock From the Sun reunion panel. The show’s leads—John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt—had been close during its six-season run, but the four had not been in a room together since the day they wrapped 20 years ago. Lithgow in particular was in a state of effusive delight. “I’ve been waiting for this for so long,” he exclaimed as the members of the quartet cried and embraced one another. “This is so surreal!” said Gordon-Levitt.

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