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The world is a small place.

Cailey Rizzo
July 19, 2017

As many frequent travelers know, there are few things as delightful as unexpectedly running into a good friend from home while you’re on vacation.

Melissa McCarthy has been on a European vacation with husband Ben Falcone, and on Tuesday — during a stop at a resort in Antiparos, Greece — she ran into an old coworker: Yanic Truesdale.

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Although the two actors played combative characters on “Gilmore Girls,” they appear to have gotten along swimmingly when they met up at the hotel pool.

“By coincidence, we both booked … a vacation at the same time in Greece!” Truesdale wrote on Instagram. He hashtagged the photo #magicaltiming and #bestvacations.

Two days earlier, Truesdale had posted another vacation photo with a “Gilmore Girls” connection: He shared a picture of himself reading Lauren Graham’s new book on the beach.

Goodbye Antiparos! What a great place.

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Although we don’t know for sure where the “Gilmore Girls” alums stayed, you can take inspiration from Sookie and Michel and plan your own getaway in Greece: Check out our reader-approved list of the best resort hotels in Greece, and when in Greece don't skip Santorini, named the best island in Europe by Travel + Leisure readers in our 2017 World’s Best Awards.

As McCarthy and Truesdale just proved, you never know whom you may run into while island hopping.

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