Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.
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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 City. Over the course of ten years, this average group of buddies goes 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

At least 3 people who starred in Dazed and Confused (1993) guest starred on Friends (1994). Adam Goldberg played Eddie in season two, Nicky Katt played one of the bullies that kicked Ross and Chandler out of the coffee shop in Friends: The One with the Bullies (1996) and Marissa Ribisi is one of Rachel's friends in Friends: The One with the Flashback (1996). Moreover, Goldberg appeared in Joey (2004) as Jimmy. See more »

Goofs

On several episodes we are told that Gunther is Dutch. He even speaks some Dutch lines. However, Gunther is a typical German name, and in the Netherlands only people immigrated from German-speaking countries or with one or two German parents are named Gunther. See more »

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Joey: Chandler is a mysterious fellow, one unlikely to take a wife.
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Crazy Credits

In the two episodes "The One That Could Have Been" (Part 1 & 2) the opening credits have been changed: you see the alter-egos of the cast members in the "alternate reality" (Monica still being fat, Joey as famous actor etc.). See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Charlize Theron/Paul Simon (2000) See more »

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I'll Be There For You
(Title Theme)
Composed by Michael Skloff
Lyrics by Allee Willis
Performed by The Rembrandts
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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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