James Roday and Dule Hill reteam for ‘Psych: The Movie’
NEW YORK >> Dule Hill was searching for the right word to sum up how it felt that some original crew members from his series “Psych” turned down other jobs to work on “Psych:
“I think that is a…” Hill began. “Testament,” interrupted co-star James Roday.
That pretty much sums up the rapport between the two actors who played best friends and screwball crime solvers for eight years.
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 at 8 p.m. for a two-hour TV movie on USA.
“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,” Roday said.
Will there be more reunions? “If I had 10 pineapples to bet, I’d probably bet all 10, “Hill said.