'CSI': Ted Danson, John Ratzenberger stage a mini-'Cheers' reunion

Don't call Ted Danson and John Ratzenberger "Sam" and "Cliff" ... at least not this time.The actors who co-starred for 11 seasons on the classic sitcom "Cheers" reunite Wednesday (Oct. 9) on Danson's current series, CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," in a story that echoes a real-life 2003 tragedy. Ratzenberger plays the owner of a nightclub where a fire takes four lives, prompting D.B. Russell (Danson) and his forensics team to investigate."First off, it was like, 'We haven't seen each other in a while. What's this going to be like?'" Danson tells Zap2it. "I was a bit nervous, but it was like falling off a log and getting back on. It was so sweet. We hung out in my trailer between shots and just reminisced and caught up with each other."Danson adds he's greatly pleased with Ratzenberger's "CSI" work: "His performance? Wow! I got a little preview when I was looping [re-recording dialogue], and he...



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