E.T. and Elliot Return in A Holiday Reunion Short

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E.T. and Elliot Return in A Holiday Reunion Short
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial has finally gotten a sequel of sorts, as the new short film A Holiday Reunion reunites the titular alien with a grown-up Elliott. In the classic 1982 movie from director Steven Spielberg, Elliott was played by child actor Henry Thomas who reprises the role for the reunion short. Premiering on Thursday on NBC, Syfy, and the Comcast Xfinity website, A Holiday Reunion is now on YouTube as well, and you can watch the four-minute short film in its entirety below!

In the short, E.T. returns to Earth to reconnect with Elliott (Henry Thomas) after going 37 years without seeing his human friend. These days, Elliott is all grown up with a wife and two children, and perhaps not so coincidentally, the kids look very similar to how Thomas and co-star Drew Barrymore appeared as child actors in the original movie. After Elliott finds E.T. hiding
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