E.T. and Elliott reunite in Xfinity commercial after 37 years


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WTSP) — They first met 37 years ago and quickly became best friends.

One was charming and intelligent but didn’t really fit in. The other was a little boy named Elliott.

"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" broke the box office back in 1982. It took a genre that often centers around fear of the unknown and turned it into a timeless story of trust, acceptance and perseverance.

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Now, America’s favorite alien has reunited with the brave boy who helped him phone home — but the boy is all grown up.

Actor Henry Thomas teams up with E.T. in a four-minute commercial for Comcast Xfinity.

They eat cupcakes with Reese’s Pieces together — and bike across the moon.

Now, that’s some serious reminiscing.