Saying goodbye is hard — staying away is even harder. That’s the case for a lot of stars in TV exhibits. Episodic TV, though it’s altering continually within the midst of the streaming wars, isn’t a small dedication. Many dramas embrace 24 hour-long episodes per season, leaving little room for different initiatives.
That stated, many actors who determine it’s time to hold up their hat on a task they’ve performed for years, later come again. Sometimes, they don’t even wait very lengthy.
Luckily, followers did get an opportunity to say goodbye after showrunner Derek Haas begged her to come back again. She appeared twice within the season 7 premiere.
“Last year, Monica let me know that she wasn’t going to come back. I was in denial,” Haas informed Us on the time. “So she was like, ‘Derek, I love this character and have done this character for six years, but I have bigger, other ambitions.’ So, I was like, ‘OK, s—t.’ I wrote the ending of last season, and I will admit it was not the perfect … it wasn’t what I wanted to do in my head. We had planned pretty good in Puerto Rico, I just thought Casey would go get her and bring her back. Whatever. This summer, I saw her a couple of times. The first time, she was like, ‘Derek, I’m not doing it.’ Then the second time I was like, ‘Monica, please. I’m asking for one — literally one day, one episode. Can you come back?’ I think she took pity on me and came back and did it.”
For others, they put the character behind them, however when a present wraps, they determine to come back again. Steve Carrell, for instance, determined to exit The Office — and constantly stated he wouldn’t be again. However, when the present got here to an finish in 2013, he couldn’t assist showing for one final chuckle.
For extra stars who’ve exited TV exhibits solely to come back again later, scroll by means of the gallery under.