The Type of 'Will & Grace' Reunion Eric McCormack Says He'd Be Up For

The "Perception" star talks about getting together with the old gang.

Feb. 25, 2014 — -- Eric McCormack doesn't think he'll ever play Will Truman again on "Will & Grace," but there's one kind of reunion the actor would be up for.

"I think we'd all reunite as actors to talk about it, the way Carol Burnett did years ago," he told ABC News. "Just get together and laugh and tell stories to an audience would be great. To actually play those characters again, I don't know. I think it can be a very dangerous rabbit hole."

The Toronto native, 50, said he's happy leaving his iconic character opposite Debra Messing where the series finale left off in 2006.

"Syndication makes things live on as they were," he said. "Part of the reason I don't see a reunion was because of our finale, it went 20 years into the future. We finished with Will and Grace in their 60s and their kids meeting in college."

One role McCormack is comfortable playing now is Daniel Pierce on his new hit show "Perception," which starts back up tonight on TNT.

"I love playing this guy and I love the group of people," he said of his cast, including Kelly Rowan, Rachael Leigh Cook and LeVar Burton. "You have one really good long run of something where you love the people ["Will & Grace"], you think that's it, there's no second act. But guess what? I got one and it's exciting."

McCormack said he's especially fond of tonight's episode "Curveball," because "it explores [my character's] love for baseball, he hallucinates a baseball player that I think is one of my favorites."

In fact, he calls this character one of the biggest challenges of his career.

His son Finnigan, 11, is also a "Perception" fan, as he got a chance to visit the set a few weeks back and watch his father direct an episode. He's not sure if his son will follow in his father's footsteps as an actor, but ...

"I think there's a writer in there, there's someone very creative in there," he said.