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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 (236 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Monica Geller / ... (236 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Phoebe Buffay / ... (236 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Joey Tribbiani (236 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Chandler Bing (236 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Dr. Ross Geller / ... (236 episodes, 1994-2004)
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 Gunther (152 episodes, 1994-2004)
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Storyline

Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are all friends, living off of one another in the heart of New York. Over the course of ten years, these average group of buddy's go through massive mayhem, family trouble, past and future romances, fights, laughs, tears and surprises as they learn what it really means to be a friend.

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Trivia

A recurring joke within the series is that whenever Phoebe is driving her grandmother's taxi cab, those seated in the back must brace to avoid smashing into the window divider when ever Phoebe stops. See more »

Goofs

In the first episode, Rachel meets all bar Monica and Ross for the first time, but in The One With The Flashback, she seems to meet Chandler for the first time. Later in The One With All The Thanksgivings, we find out she spent two Thanksgivings with Chandler, and that she even kissed him in college The One Where The Stripper Cries. See more »

Quotes

[after Joey told Rachel he loved her, she told him her boss wanted to buy her baby in order to make things less awkward]
Rachel: Joey, I'm really sorry that I lied to you. I was just trying to make things...
Joey: I know. I know.
Rachel: It kinda worked. I mean you know, I don't know about you but I haven't thought about our thing since all this.
Joey: Hey you're right. Yeah, it's kinda been like us again a little bit.
Rachel: Yeah I know. I miss that.
Joey: Me too. I mean I... haven't thought at all about how I put myself out there and...
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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 »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 November 2014 (2014) See more »

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Smelly Cat
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Performed by Lisa Kudrow
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The greatest sit-com ever!
16 February 2004 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

Ask anybody which TV-show is their favorite, and they are most likely to say "Friends". Since the first episode premiered in America in September 1994, millions of people tune in every week to see Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross cope with their lives in Manhattan.

Before "Friends", the six actors who play the main characters were all unknown. Today, Jennifer, Courteney, Lisa, Matt, Matthew and David are six of the most known people in the world.

what is it that makes this show so funny? I don't even know if I can answer that. For the past ten years, the world have been able to follow the gang's lives, which are very funny. Can it be Chandler's jokes, Monica's pedantidity, Phoebe's songs or Joey's stupidity that makes Friends to the most liked TV-show in the history? My answer would be that all of the six main characters contribute in their own special ways. Alone, they are useless because something's obviously missing, but together, they complete each other which results in six hilarious people.

The first seasons were funnier than the later, but the show is still great, and it's very sad that they have decided to cancel it. But that's understandable, since quitting when they are at the very top is better than to be forced to quit because of low ratings.


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