October 20, 2016 06:48 PM

Well, if this isn’t the perfect throwback, we don’t know what is!

During an appearance on Thursday’s Live! With Kelly, Dakota Fanning took a trip down memory lane with a  special “friend” she once shared the screen with in 2004 — Matt LeBlanc!

“Matt LeBlanc was here, and you worked with him,” Ripa asked Fanning.

“I did, yeah. I was on the last season of Friends for an episode, and all my scenes were with Matt,” the actress, 22, said. “I think I was nine or 10, something like that.”

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While setting Fanning up for a surprise, the host asked her if she had seen the Friends star backstage.

“I didn’t, but I would love to. I remember meeting him…” Fanning said, right before LeBlanc, 49, walked out from backstage.

“Long time, no see! You’re so big! You were like this when I saw you last!” the Man With A Plan star said to Fanning while embracing her with a hug. “Congrats on everything. So nice to see you!”

“I was so starstruck meeting everyone in the cast,” Fanning recalled of her time on the Friends set. “I still remember it, and I remember talking to Matt in the breakfast area on the stage, like, on a rehearsal day. And he was asking me something — I don’t remember what you were asking — but I was not answering, or saying like, not the right response. And I remember my mom was standing next to me, and I looked up at her, and she was like, ‘What has happened to you? Like, what is wrong?’ ”

After sharing the clip, the former costars made sure to celebrate their reunion with a photo. “A #Friends reunion with #MattLeblanc and @DakotaFanning!!” the Live! with Kelly host captioned the Instagram pic.


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