Drew BarrymoreHe called home to take her with him E.T.Mother to Drew Barrymore Show.

Dee Wallace joined Drew on her talk show on April 18 to take a walk down memory lane and recall their favorite moments working together on E.T. in celebration of the film’s 40th anniversary on April 21. Drew showed a photograph of Dee on Dee’s lap at 7 years.

“That was the first day on the set,” Dee recalled, “and I’m sitting in this really high director’s chair and Drew comes up to me and she says, ‘Hi, I’m going to sit on your lap now.’ Drew asked me to come up and I replied, “Well, Drew, you can go on.”

She said, “I knew that you were going be a director producer back then.”

Drew seemed completely enthralled by Drew’s opportunity to share her thoughts from set, a perspective she had gained from her onscreen mom. Drew remarked on how she is attached to her character. It Velveteen RabbitBecause it was Dee’s book that she gave to her as a child.