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Megan Mullally Dishes on Will & Grace, Parks, Seinfeld, China Beach and More

Megan Mullally has had one dinner with Michelle Pfeiffer in her entire life. This is how it went.

The actresses were in Missouri shooting the 1981 TV movie The Children Nobody Wanted, a heartwarming tale about a young bachelor who founds a residence for homeless boys. A waitress ran into the restaurant dining room where some of the cast members were eating, holding a transistor radio, and announced that a tornado was about to pass through the area.

“So Michelle Pfeiffer and I hid under a card table in a Ramada Inn, somewhere in the middle of Missouri one time, and escaped death together,” Mullally says with a laugh. “I’ve never told that story, because nobody’s ever asked me.”

Well gather ’round, comedy fans, because at TVLine’s request, the Will & Grace alum — who can be heard in this Sunday’s Bob’s Burgers (Fox, 7:30/6:30c) — spilled plenty of yarns from many of her TV gigs over the years.

Click through the gallery below to hear what the funny lady has to say about crying over China Beach, getting a compliment from Seinfeld himself and letting it all hang out on Parks and Recreation.

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16 Comments
  1. Tim says:

    I wonder who the ass was from Mad about You?

  2. jm says:

    She was one of the niece of Ms Fletcher in Murder She Wrote, or at least i think she was in that show…. i wonder what is her opinion about that time…

  3. Jennifer says:

    Love her and it’s so great to get this insight. Thanks!

  4. Neemo says:

    Her best role…in YOU ME AND THE APOCALYPSE. America you should watch it in midseason!!!!!

  5. rebecca says:

    Penny & her mom were just ah-MAH-zing on Happy Endings.

  6. Gemz says:

    Why is it that I get trapped in a redirect loop of spammy ads every time I try to get through the gallery on two different browsers on your mobile site?

  7. Jess says:

    Wow, I’d forgotten that she had a talk show for a minute. Nice picture of her and Jensen Ackles too.

  8. Joey says:

    I loved that episode of Frasier!

  9. Jerry says:

    Love when you do these interviews! Thanks!

  10. fringe30 says:

    I would have loved to hear her thoughts on Wings. Loved the article.