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Recycling TV stars

Updated 7:23 PM ET, Fri January 24, 2014
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Pam Dawber hasn't had an acting credit to her name in 14 years, but she's returning to TV for Mork -- er, Robin Williams. The actress is confirmed to make an appearance on an upcoming episode of Williams' new CBS comedy, "The Crazy Ones."
Williams, who hadn't been a TV regular for more than 30 years following "Mork & Mindy," is joined on "The Crazy Ones" by "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Sarah Michelle Gellar. Sounds of Pertussis
Bill Cosby is coming back to TV with another family-friendly sitcom. NBC confirmed on January 22 that the 76-year-old is slated to play the patriarch of a multigenerational family. Jemal Countess/Getty Images
Michael J. Fox returned in 2013 to NBC, the network that first made him famous with "Family Ties," for "The Michael J. Fox Show." Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images
Years after he found fame on "Will & Grace," Sean Hayes is back on NBC with "Sean Saves the World." Christopher Polk/Getty Images for DCP
Ben Savage is back -- this time as a dad -- in "Girl Meets World," a reboot of his "Boy Meets World" series. Also appearing on the new series is ... Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
... Danielle Fishel, who reprises her character of Topanga and is now the wife of Savage's character. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Tacori
Actor/comedian Tom Green is bringing his shenanigans back to TV on the late-night show "Tom Green Live," which airs on . Jason Merritt/Getty Images
"Friends" star Lisa Kudrow tackled a very different role this season on "Scandal," playing a politician aiming to be the first female president. Jason Merritt/Getty Images for CW/File
America Ferrera is a few years out from "Ugly Betty" and will next star as a justice-seeking nun in the drama "Damascus." Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour