Friends (1994–2004)

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Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Rachel Green (237 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Monica Geller / ... (237 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Phoebe Buffay / ... (237 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Joey Tribbiani (237 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Chandler Bing (237 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Dr. Ross Geller / ... (237 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Gunther (148 episodes, 1994-2004)
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A Comedy Series based in Manhatten about 6 young friends, in the struggle to find success and happiness in life, but it is never that straight forward, is it? Rachel Green - A popular schoolgirl of the past, is now a spoiled brat living off her fathers finance. In an attempt to start a new life after running out on her wedding, she shares an apartment with an old best friend Monica Gellar, and eventually befriends the other 4 and Monica's older brother, Ross. Monica Gellar - A compulsive neat freak, who has trouble with her love life. Monica was teased when she was in high school for being overweight. However, now a head-chef at a top restaurant in Manhatten, she has lost all her excessive weight, and just wants to start a family with 'the right guy' to complete a happy life. Ross Gellar - Older Brother of Monica, he has always had strong love feelings for Rachel. A successful professor of science leads him to be often teased by the other 5 friends about his profession. Ross has ... Written by Mekaeal Chaudary

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Trivia

In Chandler's and Joey's room there is a poster with boxing kangaroos which says "Kangaroo Boxer" in Russian. See more »

Goofs

In the earlier episodes the balcony of Monica's flat is nearly square shaped but in the later episodes it is more rectangular and a lot smaller. See more »

Quotes

[Re: "If you had to give up sex or food, which would you pick?"]
Monica: Sex!
Chandler: Seriously. Answer faster.
Monica: I'm sorry, sweetie. When she said "sex" I wasn't thinking of sex with you.
Chandler: It's like a big hug.
Phoebe: Ross, how about you? Sex or food?
Ross: Sex!
Phoebe: What about sex or dinosaurs?
Ross: My God, it's like Sophie's Choice.
Phoebe: Joey, if you had to give up sex or food, which would you pick?
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the 2nd part of the episode "The One With Two Parts" the epilogue is totally syncronized in Spanish, a reference to Marcel turning the TV's language into Spanish at the first part of the episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Community: Studies in Modern Movement (2011) See more »

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Smelly Cat
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Performed by Lisa Kudrow
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User Reviews

The greatest show on television
9 February 2004 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Friends is an excellent tv show. All of the actors are excellent!

People are saying they don't understand it, which confuses me. It's great entertainment! Friends are talking and living their life, and you see what goes on. It's going to be hell when it is finally over! The writers are the best I have seen. How could it be a horrible show when actresses such as Jennifer Aniston have won Golden Globes because of her work in it. No one who has watched this show once can say they did not laugh their ass off at least once during the 30 minute period!


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