James Ro­day and Dule Hill reteam for ‘Psych: The Movie’

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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:

The Movie.”

“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.

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