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AJ McLean and Annie Murphy recreate a popular scene

If you like 90s boy bands and comedies on Netflix, the recent Backstreet Boys and Schitt’s Creek the crossover is probably something you’ll enjoy. After the boyband’s concert in Toronto on Sunday July 3, Annie Murphy, known for her portrayal of Alexis Rose in Schitt’s Creeksat down with Backstreet Boy AJ McLean and recreated an iconic line from the hugely popular Netflix series behind the scenes.

McLean shared the clip on social media, along with the caption: “Omg I made a new friend @annefrances tonight in Toronto! Such a genuine and generous soul, not to mention hilarious and talented. By far one of the best shows of all time. #schittscreek thanks for being awesome.

In the video, Murphy briefly covers her Schitt’s Creek character, saying “Ew, AJ” – in reference to his much-loved line on the show, “Ew, David”. McLean then replies, “I love it,” before the couple burst out laughing.

Murphy also later shared a photo of herself and McLean on Instagram, with the caption: “Like, what other fucking face did I expect to make after 25 exciting years of being the Mrs. McLean-Littrell-Carter-Richardson-Dorough?

Naturally, fans of the duo were quick to comment on their Backstreet Boys and Schitt’s Creek crossover, with one user calling the clip “one of the most important videos I’ve ever seen”.

“My favorite band meets my favorite TV show! Absolutely epic,” another fan said of the video, while one user said the clip inspired them to “review Schitt’s Creek for the 149th time.

Murphy wasn’t the only famous face to make an appearance at the boy band’s back-to-back concerts in Toronto, as rap superstar Drake also joined the Backstreet Boys on stage in his hometown on July 2.

In his surprise appearance, Drake performed “I Want It That Way” alongside McLean and bandmates Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson, much to the delight of the audience.