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Brad Garrett on an ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Reunion: ‘That will never happen’

As with every long-running sitcom that has wrapped, there’s always a chance that those involved in creating the magic will be enticed to reunite.

So when Brad Garrett dropped in on Night Views Radio, host Robert Saul was quick to ask about an Everybody Loves Raymond reunion.

CAPTION: "He couldn't have been further from the character he played," Brad (above) tells us of Peter. "He was very educated, very astute when it came to politics and world affairs."

"He couldn't have been further from the character he played," Brad (above) tells us of co-star Peter. "He was very educated, very astute when it came to politics and world affairs."

And without missing a beat, Brad—who played Robert Barone on the CBS series that signed off in 2005— replied:

“No, that will never happen. Ray [Romano] isn’t the type who would ever do that. Like Jerry Seinfeld, Ray knew when to go out.

“To this day, nobody made the money on TV that Ray did, on the last two years of the show… The money he turned down just to do a year 10 was unfathomable.

“But what’s great about Ray is, it’s all about the craft. And he knew we were out of stories and he really wanted to go out on top. We knew there’d never be a reunion. But with the passing of Peter [Boyle], there would never, ever… Out of respect, out of the love we have for Peter— you know, he was such a huge part of that show. And to try Continue reading