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When Harry Met Sally... Turns 25: 10 Memorable Moments to Go with That Deli Sandwich

UpdatePosted 07/14/2014 06:30PM

When Harry Met Sally... Turns 25: 10 Memorable Moments to Go with Your Exciting Deli Sandwich

Originally posted 07/14/2014 01:45PM

Long before Ted Mosby wanted to woo Robin on How I Met Your Mother, When Harry Met Sally... was there to teach audiences about the drama and dangers that can arise from woman and men trying to be friends.

It's been 25 years since the romantic comedy first hit theaters, and deli sandwiches still aren't the same. The story of a guy and girl who met, hated each other, became friends, stopped being friends and then finally fell in love, When Harry Met Sally... continues to inspire other films in its genre.

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'I'll Have What She's Having!' An Homage to When Harry Met Sally...'s Deli Scene

UpdatePosted 07/12/2014 02:45PM

'I'll Have What She's Having!' See When Harry Met Sally...'s Deli Scene Through Pop Culture History

Originally posted 07/11/2014 05:45PM

It's curious how the single best line in Nora Ephron's script for When Harry Met Sally..., released July 14, 1989, is spoken by neither Harry nor Sally. Instead, it's an unnamed character who reacts to Sally's fake orgasm in Katz's Deli with, "I'll have what she's having."

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The Voice Recap: Blake Shelton Says Blond Adam Levine Looks LikeMeg Ryan | Adam Levine, Meg Ryan

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Says Blond Adam Levine Looks Like Meg Ryan

Originally posted 05/06/2014 06:40AM

The Voice introduced its two newest coaches – Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani, who teamed up to perform "Hollaback Girl" – on Monday night as the eight remaining artists performed.

Team Adam Levine star Christina Grimmie followed last week's genre-bending Drake cover with another original moment on Lil Wayne's "How to Love."

The audience would not stop cheering. "You should be soaking this up right now," Blake Shelton praised. "You look and sound like a superstar up there."

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Meg Ryan Joins Cast of How I Met Your Mother Spin-Off

Meg Ryan Joins Cast of How I Met Your Mother Spin-Off

Originally posted 04/24/2014 10:05AM

Meg Ryan is getting back into acting, but as befits her more private life these days, it's an off-camera role.

Ryan, 52, has signed up to be the narrator of How I Met Your Dad, the upcoming spin-off of CBS's just-concluded How I Met Your Mother, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Much as Bob Saget provided the voice of future Ted in the original series, Ryan will be unseen as the voice of future Sally, whose present, on-camera self will be portrayed by Greta Gerwig.

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PEOPLE's 'Most Beautiful' Celebrities Posing with Their Younger Selves | Most Beautiful, Cindy Crawford

PEOPLE's 'Most Beautiful' Celebrities Posing with Their Younger Selves

Originally posted 04/23/2014 12:20PM

On April 23, PEOPLE will unveil its 2014 list of the World's Most Beautiful celebrities, adding a new cover star to the ranks of Beyoncé, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leonardo DiCaprio and Julia Roberts.

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You've Got Mail Turns 15: How the '90s Movie Would Be Different Today

You've Got Mail Turns 15: How the '90s Movie Would Be Different Today

Originally posted 12/19/2013 09:45AM

You've Got Mail, the cinematic ode to AOL that reunited Nora Ephron, Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks – a trifecta that previously made rom-com magic in 1993's Sleepless in Seattle – turned 15 this week.

In it, Ryan and Hanks played Kathleen and Joe, a pair of Upper West Side business rivals who fall in love over email without knowing each other's true identity.

Not only did Mindy Kaling's favorite film celebrate the Web's matchmaking potential years before online dating was socially acceptable, it also spawned endlessly quotable lines ("That caviar is a garnish!") and featured a stellar supporting cast that included Jean Stapleton, Greg Kinnear, Dave Chappelle and Parker Posey.

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Brad Pitt in a Pringles Ad? 15 Celeb Food Commercials You Have to See

Brad Pitt in a Pringles Ad? 15 Celeb Food Commercials You Have to See

Originally posted 11/26/2013 12:05PM

From Kim Kardashian writhing in bed with a salad to Justin Timberlake crooning about baby back ribs, see the awesome commercials we unearthed on YouTube

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VIDEO: Flash Mob Recreates Infamous When Harry Met Sally Deli Scene

UpdatePosted 11/14/2013 11:40AM

Flash Mob Recreates Infamous When Harry Met Sally Deli Scene

Originally posted 11/13/2013 12:15AM

When Harry Met Sally posed many timeless questions. For example, can men and women ever really just be friends? And more importantly, how will fellow restaurant patrons react when one diner proceeds to moan ecstatically and pound her fists against the table, eventually emitting high-pitched screams of pleasure?

NYC stunt collective Improv Everywhere attempted to answer the latter question, enlisting a flash mob of 20 women to recreate the 1989 rom-com's infamous scene in Katz's Delicatessen (you know, that one). According to the group's website, the prank was staged unbeknownst to the deli's staffers, whose candid expressions are pretty priceless.

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Meg Ryan Is Headed to the Small Screen

Meg Ryan to Star in New TV Show

Originally posted 10/12/2013 01:30PM

Meg Ryan is bringing her movie-star talents to the small screen.

The Sleepless in Seattle actress, 51, is set to star and executive-produce a pilot for NBC, PEOPLE has confirmed.

According to the show's description, Ryan will play "a sunny, devoted and desperately non-confrontational" single mom who decides to return to work at her former publishing house, where she will be supervised by her 30-year-old former intern.

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Why Meg Ryan Left the Spotlight

Meg Ryan Left the Spotlight: Inside Her Life Now

Originally posted 10/02/2013 08:00AM

Twenty years ago, Meg Ryan ruled the box office as "America's Sweetheart" with her hit romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle.

Today, she is rarely in front of the camera and does her best not to be recognized, whether summering on Martha's Vineyard or tooling around her downtown Manhattan neighborhood.

At 51, the onetime queen of romantic comedies has largely retreated from Hollywood, preferring instead to focus on her life with her 8-year-old daughter, Daisy, and her boyfriend, rocker John Mellencamp, 61.

Living in New York "makes you different," her friend, writer Delia Ephron, tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story. "Los Angeles is just about movies. New York is about so much more than that, and so is Meg."

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