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Remade as 

Shua Kalakshi (2007) (TV Series)

Spin-off 

Joey (2004) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Mariel Hemingway/Blues Traveler (1995) (TV Episode)
Theme tune plays as Weekend Update intro and outro
Animaniacs: Gimme the Works/Buttons in Ows/Hercules Unwound (1995) (TV Episode)
Wakko asks, "Wanna hear me burp the theme to 'Friends'?"
Saturday Night Live: David Schwimmer/Natalie Merchant (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue and Spade in America
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Folks (1995) (TV Episode)
Chandler Bing makes a crossover appearance.
The Single Guy: Neighbors (1995) (TV Episode)
Ross Geller makes a crossover appearance.
Saturday Night Live: Madeline Kahn/Bush (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Spade in America
The Nanny: Where's Fran? (1996) (TV Episode)
Maggie mentions the characters Ross and Rachel.
The Jeff Foxworthy Show: He Ain't Heavy, He's a Bully (1996) (TV Episode)
Jeff says something about naming his and Karen's baby after the characters on Friends.
Hope & Gloria: A New York Story (1996) (TV Episode)
Phoebe Buffay makes a crossover appearance.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike: "We missed the first half of 'Friends'!"
3rd Rock from the Sun: Angry Dick (1996) (TV Episode)
  • the cast sings the theme song of Friends


Married with Children: Enemies (1996) (TV Episode)
Bud and Kelly are watching the show. Al does too but for other reasons
Saturday Night Live: Teri Hatcher/Dave Matthews Band (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in The Princess and the Homeboy
Caroline in the City: Caroline and Richard's Mom (1996) (TV Episode)
Jim is pitching his idea for "Barbie Gets Old" as "'Friends' without the genitals."
Cybill: Pal Zoey (1996) (TV Episode)
Zoey becomes enamored with the show and puts a Friends poster on her wall.
Cybill: Three Women and a Dummy (1996) (TV Episode)
Zoey becomes obsessed with the show and sings the theme song.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Unequal Opportunity (1996) (TV Episode)
Maria refers to the series.
Animaniacs: Jokahontas/Boids on the Hood/Mighty Wakko at the Bat (1996) (TV Episode)
Wakko captures the cast of "Friends."
NewsRadio: Daydream (1996) (TV Episode)
Eric: "Did anyone see Friends last night?"
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Oprah mentions the show when describing "She's the One" (1996).
King of the Hill: Square Peg (1997) (TV Episode)
Bobby trades his Joey doll for Joseph's Ross doll whom are characters from this show.
Trojan War (1997)
Scream 2 (1997)
Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer are mentioned in the film. Both were co-stars in Friends with Courtney Cox.
20 Dates (1998)
The Simpsons: Lard of the Dance (1998) (TV Episode)
Alex (Lisa Kudrow) tells Lisa, "Don't be such a Phoebe!" Kudrow played Phoebe on "Friends."
Saturday Night Live: David Spade/Eagle-Eye Cherry (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during cold opening
Starship Titanic (1998) (Video Game)
The "Special Thanks" section of the game includes nods to the entire cast of "Friends"
Remember (1998) (Short)
Siskel & Ebert: Lost in Space/The Spanish Prisoner/Mercury Rising/Kurt & Courtney/Character (1998) (TV Episode)
In his review of "Lost in Space" (1998), Gene Siskel mentions that Matt LeBlanc also appears in this TV series.
Spin City: Politically Incorrect (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike refers to the Mayor and Janelle as "Ross and Rachel"
South Park: Cat Orgy (1999) (TV Episode)
Shelly kicks Cartman off the TV when he watches "Aliens" and says "I'm watching Friends!". Friends-esque music plays.
Action: Mr. Dragon Goes to Washington (1999) (TV Episode)
Wendy mentions the show.
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Aniston/Sting (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned during monologue
Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (2000) (TV Movie)
Mentioned during prologue set in the year 2000
Loser (2000)
Alcott says "Christmas decorations are pretty. The cast of Friends is pretty. This is a world class musuem, you only get out of it what you put into it."
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2000) (TV Movie)
mentioned in dialogue between Dustin and the limo driver
Bamboozled (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Charlize Theron/Paul Simon (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Curb Your Enthusiasm: AAMCO (2000) (TV Episode)
The AAMCO man asks Larry if he was involved in the show
Emeril: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
Melva mentions the show.
DAG: The Interrogation (2001) (TV Episode)
Morton says, "I was in and out of that office faster than a black dude at a Friends audition."
Room 101: Episode #6.9 (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Annie Goes to Hollywood (2001) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Weezer (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mango
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Emmy Awards pre-show
Saturday Night Live: John Goodman/Ja Rule (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentoined by Dan Rather during CBS Evening Anthrax Update
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) (TV Episode)
When they use the Matthew Perry voice on the house he says "Yeah, could I be any more of a house?". Matthew Perry played Chandler in Friends and "Could I be any more..." was his catchphrase.
South Park: How to Eat with Your Butt (2001) (TV Episode)
Macky says "If you have lost your sense of humour, you could always become a writer for the show Friends"
Adult Movie (2001) (Video)
"How you doin'?"' used as pick-up line
Kapou se xero: Episode #1.4 (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Lilika
Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/The Strokes (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and joked about during Weekend Update
Futurama: Love and Rocket (2002) (TV Episode)
Lrrr is clearly meant to be watching this on TV, he talks about Ross (referring to him as the largest friend).
The Simpsons: Weekend at Burnsie's (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
South Park: Professor Chaos (2002) (TV Episode)
they play the theme music to 'friends' when they show the shot of all the kids walking down the street
Six Feet Under: Back to the Garden (2002) (TV Episode)
"Rachel" and "Ross" mentioned in regard to a Jewish "Friend"
Just Shoot Me!: The Bad Grandma (2002) (TV Episode)
Dennis and Elliot's grandma are going to watch it.
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade (2002) (TV Episode)
Actually it spoofs it as "Japanese Friends" cable TV show.
The Perfect Pitch (2002) (TV Movie)
Andy Richter Controls the Universe: Relationship Ripcord (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jessica
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (2003) (TV Movie)
Mentioned on Weekend update
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Sol Goode (2003)
Cited as representative of real friends
Bruce Almighty (2003)
In a deleted scene, Jennifer Aniston picks up a tabloid and remarks about the fictitious actress on the cover, "She's so talented but all they want to talk about is her hair," a reference to herself in real life.
Futurama: Spanish Fry (2003) (TV Episode)
When Lrrr is watching the television with his wife he says 'If Rachel is angry with Ross why doesn't she simply tear his head off!?'
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
Calendar Girls (2003)
When being made up, one of the girls requests that she have her hair done like "the girl from 'Friends'"
Monk: Mr. Monk Meets the Playboy (2003) (TV Episode)
The big white statue of a dog in Noelle Winters's apartment is the same statue that Chandler and Joey (later Chandler and Monica) own.
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
Peep Show: On the Pull (2003) (TV Episode)
Valerie says "I'm on a double date with guys from the office, it's like being on Friends!"
South Park: All About Mormons (2003) (TV Episode)
When Stan tries talking to his family, his sister says to shut up because she's watching "Friends".
Saturday Night Live: Al Sharpton/Pink (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeff Zucker
Arrested Development: Visiting Ours (2003) (TV Episode)
Dr. Gunty says, "If I'm no Schwimmer, you're no Jennifer Aniston!"
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Aniston/Black Eyed Peas (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced during monologue and Coco & Matsui Super Show
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) (Video)
stills
Suzie Gold (2004)
talked about by characters
The Journal (2004) (Short)
One character uses Joey's trademark line "how you doin".
Will & Grace: No Sex 'N' the City (2004) (TV Episode)
Jack and Karen talk about "Friends" going off the air.
Saturday Night Live: Donald Trump/Toots and the Maytals (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeff Zucker
Scrubs: My Fault (2004) (TV Episode)
The janitor tells J.D. that everyone is expecting if Elliot and him finally get together, "like Ross and Rachel".
Zapped (2004) (Short)
Appartment Share Style
High Chaparall: Charlene Tilton (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
King of the Hill: Stressed for Success (2004) (TV Episode)
Bobby watches a scene from an animated version of this show on one of the tvs.
Queer as Folk: Episode #4.5 (2004) (TV Episode)
Emmett's trick says he likes to watch the show with his roommate.
The Terminal (2004)
Navorsky reads about the show
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Christopher Walken (2004) (TV Movie)
referenced by Mango
Red Dwarf: Dwarfing USA (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
Human characters have a "flirt" pick-up line "How are you doing?" The same that Joey of Friends uses in many episodes
Fuck Quest 2: Romancing the Bone (2004) (Video Game)
Richard watches this show.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Simpsons: Midnight Rx (2005) (TV Episode)
Homer says, "You think those guys on 'Friends' need another friend?"
Happy Endings (2005)
is on the tivo folder
Saturday Night Live: Paul Giamatti/Ludacris featuring Sum-41 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Spy Glass
The Aristocrats (2005)
Mentioned twice in film
Behind the Style: The Look of 'Friends' (2005) (Video)
Documentary subject.
Friends Gag Reel: Season 9 (2005) (Video)
Features bloopers from the filming of Season 9.
Reno 911!: Fastest Criminal in Reno (2005) (TV Episode)
A suspect states that he "likes Matt LeBlanc and Jennifer Aniston the best"
Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Peter references that the show was put up against Friends.
Slow Burn (2005)
Ford Cole finds "Friends" VHS tapes in two of Danny's apartments.
What I Like About You: Surprise (2005) (TV Episode)
Holly likens her relationship with Vince to that of Ross and Rachel.
The Office: Sexual Harassment (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Drake & Josh: Paging Doctor Drake (2005) (TV Episode)
Dr. Drake is a reference to Joey Tribbiani's character on Days of our Lives on Friends.
Weeds: The Godmother (2005) (TV Episode)
Andy mentions the show
Kids in America (2005)
Walanda mentions the show to her Mom.
American Dad!: Stan of Arabia: Part 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Ross and Rachel are mentioned in a conversation in this episode.
King of the Hill: Orange You Sad I Did Say Banana? (2005) (TV Episode)
Min watches this show on TV.
Just Sex and Nothing Else (2005)
Tamas uses the Hungarian equivalent of "We were on a break!"
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
TV guy comments on how "those Friends" are rich
Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/Neil Young (2005) (TV Episode)
in "Lazy Sunday", movie trivia question: "What Friends alum starred in films with Bruce Willis?"
Two and a Half Men: That Special Tug (2006) (TV Episode)
The lady at the bar says "How you doin'?", Joey's catchphrase in Friends.
Jerry Jackson: My F*R*E*I*N*D*S (2006) (TV Episode)
The use of * symbols inbetween the letters in the word "Friends" is a reference to this show.
Funny Money (2006)
mentioned that Ross cheated on Rachel because he thought they were "on a break"
Footballers' Wives: Episode #5.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
Shannon says she, Callum and Lucy can be like the friends.
Ideal: The Hydroponics (2006) (TV Episode)
when Judith asks him if they can just be friends, Moz replies: "Friends. The one where they don't shag."
Comedy Connections: Shooting Stars (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Wizard of Oz 3: Dorothy Goes to Hell (2006) (Short)
The cast of Friends became the victims of Emerald City.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.215 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "The Oafish" category
Zoom (2006)
during the outtakes in the end credits, Tim Allen jokes that he and Courteney Cox were funnier on TV/Courteney asks "Where's Matt LeBlanc?"
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Rob Long lists this as an example of a good sitcom.
Left in Darkness (2006) (Video)
guy says the pick-up line "How you doin'?" to a girl exactly the way Joey says it
NCIS: Escaped (2006) (TV Episode)
When Tony finds out McGee overbleached his teeth, he mention how that happened to Ross on Friends.
Game K N B: Episode dated 12 October 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the question.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article. Also, photograph is shown.
The Making of 'The Break-Up' (2006) (Video)
Aniston references "her show."
The Gadget Show: Episode #5.8 (2006) (TV Episode)
Jason mentions it while talking about a La-Z-Boy chair
30 Rock: Jack-Tor (2006) (TV Episode)
Jack watches it.
My Name Is Earl: Robbed a Stoner Blind (2006) (TV Episode)
Hippies reenact an episode onstage.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.11 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Simon Pegg/David Schwimmer interview.
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Fox/Tenacious D (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned during the monologue
Skins: Maxxie and Anwar (2007) (TV Episode)
Anka, the Russian girl, quotes the show
30 Rock: Fireworks (2007) (TV Episode)
A shot of Devon Banks' building is the same one used for Chandler's office.
Peep Show: Gym (2007) (TV Episode)
While talking to Nancy, Jeremy thinks "We'll be friends, like the friends on Friends, who got bored of being friends and started screwing each other."
The New Adventures of Old Christine: Friends (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
Scrubs: My Cold Shower (2007) (TV Episode)
Dr. Cox compares Elliot and J.D. to Ross and Rachel
Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Lorne Michaels
How I Met Your Mother: Something Borrowed (2007) (TV Episode)
SPOILER: Lilly and Marshall get married by an ordered-friend, Barney, Reminds when Joey were the oficiant in Monica and Chandler wedding.
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
(call to Matthew Perry) "We can still be friends, can't we?" "Yeah, I was there for you."
How I Met Your Mother: Something Blue (2007) (TV Episode)
SPOILERS: Ted and Robin split the day of their first anniversary, the same that happened to Ross and Rachel
Magicians (2007)
Referenced by name
Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in reference to Emmy party.
Nancy Drew (2007)
Corky uses "How you doin'?" as a pick-up line
TV Land Confidential: Locations (2007) (TV Episode)
still pictures
Roommates (2007) (Short)
Referenced in first party scene
Rules of Engagement: Bag Ladies (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the dialogue: "I mean, how about Ross and Rachel"
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #13.13 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jonathan jokes that he thinks Renée prefers watching Friends to Seinfeld.
Whatever Lola Wants (2007)
Zacks sister mentions Monica in Friends
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) (Video Game)
The theme song is performed by the Chipmunks in the Video game
The Simpsons: Smoke on the Daughter (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on ET segment
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 9 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This film is referenced during the 'Policing the Net' segment.
30 Rock: Subway Hero (2008) (TV Episode)
Dennis says he and Liz are like Ross and Rachel
The Rocker (2008)
mentioned in dialogue
Comedy Connections: Ripping Yarns (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Pavane (2008) (Short)
Jay receives a request to play the theme song from the show.
Soul Men (2008)
"since 'Friends' was on television"
30 Rock: The One with the Cast of 'Night Court' (2008) (TV Episode)
The episode's title has the familiar "The One with" moniker almost every episode of Friends had, which Jennifer Aniston starred in.
Scrubs: My Happy Place (2009) (TV Episode)
J.D. tells Elliot they wouldn't be a kind of couple like Ross and Rachel are on Friends
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Privileged: All About the Big Picture (2009) (TV Episode)
Marco talks about watching the third season on DVD to cheer him up after breaking up with his boyfriend.
Motherhood (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The White Stripes (2009) (TV Episode)
Conan says that friends will be stopping by, but not the cast of "Friends"
30 Rock: Larry King (2009) (TV Episode)
Ross running to the airport is mentioned by Jack
30 Rock: The Bubble (2009) (TV Episode)
Jenna talks about the 'Rachel' cut, title mentioned
A Home for Everyone: The Making of 'Hotel for Dogs' (2009) (Video)
Emma Roberts mentioned this series with Lisa Kudrow
Family Guy: Three Kings (2009) (TV Episode)
The warden is watching the show in his office while Peter is escaping.
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned during Lazy Sunday
Evil Bong II: King Bong (2009)
"the guy from 'Friends' "
Entourage: Running on E (2009) (TV Episode)
Ari calls David Schwimmer his favorite "Friend"
Monk: Mr. Monk and the Foreign Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Samuel Waingaya tells Monks he likes watching Jennifer Aniston on the show.
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Entourage: Scared Straight (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Terence
Community: Social Psychology (2009) (TV Episode)
Abed refers to himself as "Phoebe" and to Annie as "Chandler."
The Cleveland Show: The One About Friends (2009) (TV Episode)
The title references how the episodes of Friends are titled.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Leprechaun (2009) (TV Episode)
James mention Jennifer Aniston would later star in this show.
Saturday Night Live: Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
Kate Gosselin mentions the Rachel haircut
American Dad!: My Morning Straitjacket (2009) (TV Episode)
Roger says Francine's cooking is worse than Courteney Cox's acting on this TV Show
Saturday Night Live: Blake Lively/Rihanna (2009) (TV Episode)
Title/logo shown on screen during Weekend Update to indicate NBC's successes in 1996
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.66 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "The Emmys"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.82 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Noncredit Where Credit is Due"
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Movie)
Ricky Gervais adresses Jennifer Aniston as 'Rachel from Friends'
Saturday Night Live: Jon Hamm/Michael Bublé (2010) (TV Episode)
Snooki talks about Friends style contract negotiations and fountain dancing
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Semifinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "The Star's TV Show & Movie"
Community: Communication Studies (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Abed
The Blockbuster Buster: Transformers (2010) (TV Episode)
"Catch Friends last night?"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.107 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $12,500 question
Nostalgia Critic: Lost in Space (2010) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions Matt LeBlanc's character in this show, Joey
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Hey, Matthews"
Barry Munday (2010)
Ginger compares Barry to Joey from Friends
30 Rock: Don Geiss, America and Hope (2010) (TV Episode)
Jack says these are exciting times for NBC, but not "Seinfeld, Friends, ER exciting"
Who Do You Think You Are?: Lisa Kudrow (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
Mike McGranaghan urges viewers to watch re-runs of "Friends" instead of "Bounty Hunter."
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.146 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "TV Shows by Characters"
Family Guy: April in Quahog (2010) (TV Episode)
Peter guesses that Chris's friends include Chandler.
Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (2010) (TV Movie)
Referenced in 'Rumsfeld Resigns' sketch
The Big Bang Theory: The Spaghetti Catalyst (2010) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #285" card.
Parks and Recreation: Telethon (2010) (TV Episode)
Leslie talks about her favorite "Friends" episodes while on camera during the telethon.
Community: Modern Warfare (2010) (TV Episode)
Abed says, "Jeff and Britta is no Ross and Rachel."
iCarly: iBelieve in Bigfoot (2010) (TV Episode)
Freddie says, "I guess there won't be a Friends reunion."
10 Things I Hate About You: Ain't No Mountain High Enough (2010) (TV Episode)
Darlene says the Stratfords' house is so inviting that she feels like she was on the set of Friends.
Glee: Theatricality (2010) (TV Episode)
Rachel says it's where her dads came up with her name
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
talking about sitcoms
The Potion Master's Corner: Joey Richter (2010) (TV Episode)
"Do you feel that the name has been ruined for you because of that show Friends?" / "He's on a show called Friends, and you haven't any friends." / "Do you think the number of friends on Facebook is going to confuse you with the actor from Friends?"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.173 (2010) (TV Episode)
Contestant mentions visiting the filming locations
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Paul Rudd's character on friends was Mike, who was married to Phoebe. Whenever Phoebe made anything up, she used the word "philange" (fill-angie). When explaining why Julie wasn't at brunch with the Mueller's, Paul's character Tim says she has a broken "philange" (fee-longe).
Psych: Chivalry Is Not Dead... But Someone Is (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn imitates Chandler Bing.
The Cinema Snob: The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
"Watching this guy argue with people is like watching Chandler and Joey arguing about what time to go down to the coffee shop."
¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz?: Azotes (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in conversation.
30 Rock: Let's Stay Together (2010) (TV Episode)
"'Outsourced' is the new 'Friends'"
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Friendship Is Magic, Part 1 (Mare in the Moon) (2010) (TV Episode)
Spike says, "but we're on a break!"
Raising Hope: Say Cheese (2010) (TV Episode)
Virgina mentions Ross and Rachel being stuck in the "friend zone".
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Aisle of Terror (2010) (TV Episode)
Morgan says the relationship is "classic Ross and Rachel."
Nostalgia Critic: Leprechaun (2010) (TV Episode)
The Cinema Snob makes no promises that he won't make a "Friends" joke regarding Jennifer Aniston's role in "Leprechaun".
Supernatural: Clap Your Hands If You Believe (2010) (TV Episode)
"How you doin'?"
Table at Luigi's (2010)
Ben and Teri remake Ross and Rachel under Chef's spell
Come Fly with Me: Episode #1.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
The Narrator describes David Schwimmer as "The Friends star".
Greek: Cross Examined Life (2011) (TV Episode)
Ashleigh mentions this show
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Benny says, "I love going commando!", a phrase made popular by Joey Tribbiani ('Matt LeBlanc').
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
James Lipton quotes Matthew Perry from "Friends": "Too much information!"
Conan: A Finger Un-Pulled (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien (while interviewing Jennifer Aniston) mentions this show
Conan: Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Humor Truck (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Lisa Kudrow interview
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.90 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Matt LeBlanc was on the show
Greek: Midnight Clear (2011) (TV Episode)
Casey takes a which Friends character is she quiz and her results was Rachel
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.97 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mark Harmon says his show "Charlie Grace" was short-lived because it was up against the show
Conan: If This Van's A-Rockin', I'm Having a Seizure Inside My Van (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Matthew Perry and mentions this show
Tosh.0: Foul Ball Couple (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Special Collector's Edition: Masters del universo (2011) (TV Episode)
Courteney Cox plays Monica
After Lately: Flush-Gate (2011) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the relationship between Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Courteney Cox mentions it. Also, photograph is shown.
The Cleveland Show: Hot Cocoa Bang Bang (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan Ewing and Luda Kroitor dance their Quickstep to the theme from Friends.
Suits (2011) (TV Series)
Mike Ross and Rachel Zane are a reference to Ross and Rachel from Friends
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.172 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Lisa Kudrow is best known for her role on the show
Shameful Sequels: Lake Placid 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
points out a cast member
Conan: The One Where Conan Does That Thing (2011) (TV Episode)
Tonight's title refereces those of Friends, also mentioned once by Conan
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.189 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Matt LeBlanc is best known for his role on the show
Trollied: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Julie says she does have a sense of humor, proven by the fact that she has seen every single episode of "Friends".
A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Helen.
Conan: The Unbearable Lightness of Light Beer (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the Conologue
Taxaquizzen: Episode #1.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
The tv-series is a part of a question
Community: Studies in Modern Movement (2011) (TV Episode)
Shirley says, "I've seen enough episodes of 'Friends' to know that cohabitation leads to sex, drugs, and something Parade magazine calls 'Schwimmer fatigue.'"
Mongrels: Destiny and the V.E.T.S (2011) (TV Episode)
Programme is mentioned
Hot in Cleveland: Elka's Choice (2011) (TV Episode)
Ross and Rachel mentioned, "Ross to my Rachel".
Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe (2011) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Doug Stanhope (specifically the episode with the deaf interpreter)
Private Traps: V síti (2011) (TV Episode)
Two characters discuss which female character from Friends is themost attractive one and why.
The Office: Trivia (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the trivia teams is called "Joey Triviani"
After Lately: A Tale of Two Lisps (2012) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Aniston appearing on the show is mentioned.
Happy Endings: The St. Valentine's Day Maxssacre (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad calls Dave "Ross, Alex "Rachel", Penny "Phoebe", Max "Fat Joey" and Jane "Monica"
30 Rock: Hey, Baby, What's Wrong?: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack tells a diplomat that he can prevent his country from ever seeing another episode of the show
Jeopardy!: 2012 Teachers Tournament Quarterfinal Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer in category The Emmy Winner's Show
House M.D.: Love is Blind (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Conan: Death Wish Six: Natural Causes (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during interview with Artie Lang and Nick di Paolo
American Dad!: The Wrestler (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Roger
The Simpsons: How I Wet Your Mother (2012) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Aniston, Friends, and Chandler are all mentioned in ref to Homer's hair while dreaming
Psych: Shawn and the Real Girl (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jay as a successful NBC TV show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.106 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jimmy Fallon compares his parents moving out of his childhood home to the end of the series
30 Rock: What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year? (2012) (TV Episode)
Kim Jong-il says he wants a resolution for Jack and Liz like on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.168 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says he thinks "Episodes" is better than the show
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.120 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Imogene wears a Friends tshirt
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!: Episode #12.16 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ant McPartlin asks the question, "Winona Ryder had a cameo role in an episode of the TV series Friends. Which of the main characters does she kiss?" Ashley Roberts doesn't know the answer and guesses "Joey." Ashley is dunked into a tank of gunge for getting the answer wrong. Ant says, "Unlucky! It was Rachel."
This Is 40 (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.66 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a cookie being sold on eBay which was purportedly given to the seller by Courteney Cox on the set of the show
Bunheads: You Wanna See Something? (2013) (TV Episode)
Boo's mom says she'll finally be able to watch the finale of "Friends".
Mad: Twilight: Breaking Down/GOllum ON (2013) (TV Episode)
Gollum mentions that Matthew Perry was on this show.
Parks and Recreation: Ann's Decision (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Leslie
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake (2013) (TV Episode)
Moet & Chandon is mispronounced as "Monica and Chandler."
A-klassen: Et år efter (2013) (TV Episode)
The dvd cover is shown
Saturday Night Live: Zach Galifianakis/Of Monsters and Men (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Jennifer Aniston look-alike contest
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 9 May 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Greenberg
The Client List: I Miss Back When (2013) (TV Episode)
Riley (to Lacey): "Do you remember when you wanted to do the Rachel cut and ended up looking like Ross?"
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Avi (Aditya Roy Kapur) says sharing an apartment with Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) will be just like the sitcom
Sam & Cat: #TheBritBrats (2013) (TV Episode)
Cat's reply to Uncle Hubbin's farewell.
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded (2013) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "What haircut grew out a TV show?" in the age verification form is "The Rachel".
Stevie TV: Episode #2.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.182 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch says the show was one of NBC's last Thursday night hits
Paranormal Whacktivity (2013)
"How YOU doin'?" phrase seen written
We're the Millers (2013)
During the blooper real (While filming the "Waterfall Rap" scene) the Friends theme ("I'll Be There for You") comes on and all three cast members sing it to Jennifer Aniston.
The Awesomes: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Parallel World (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.202 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Matt LeBlanc was on the show
In Depth: Ben Shapiro (2013) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro mentions this title in discussion on liberals's influence on televison
The Crazy Ones: Bad Dad (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Beauty and the Geek Australia: Episode #5.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
After Brandon introduces himself to the beauties, Kassi says that he looks like Ross from Friends.
The Neighbors: The One with Interspecies F-R-I-E-N-D-S (2013) (TV Episode)
Episode title plus the show is discussed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.28 (2013) (TV Episode)
looking at an old picture of herself, Ellen DeGeneres says she was going for a Rachel from "Friends" hairstyle
Come Dine with Me Canada: Vancouver: Rachel Schatz - Block 7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alessandro imitates the Joe Tribbiani line, "How you doin'?"
The Neighbors: Thanksgiving is No Schmuck Bait (2013) (TV Episode)
Jackie Joyner-Kersee does a Joey Tribianni impression.
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mohammad Zarif asks how the show ended
Show Me the Telly: Episode #1.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
The subject of a question.
Fresh Meat: Episode #3.8 (2013) (TV Episode)
Howard suggests inviting Candice back to his place for coffee, "like Joey, from 'Friends'."
James & Mike Mondays: Godzilla: Unleashed (2013) (TV Episode)
The show was listed on the fake TV Guide channel Blu-ray.
Two and a Half Men: Tazed in the Lady Nuts (2014) (TV Episode)
Walden asks if it's like a Ross/Rachel thing?
Cougar Town: Like a Diamond (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in opening titles
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Rep. John Boehner/Matt LeBlanc/Dorian Holley (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Matt LeBlanc was on the show
Psych: Cog Blocked (2014) (TV Episode)
Gus asks the restaurant hostess if she has a reservation under the name of Ross, Chandler, or Joey.
The Sugarcube Critic: Griffon the Brush-Off (2014) (TV Episode)
Nook calls Pinkie Pie the "Phoebe of the group."
Looking: Looking for the Future (2014) (TV Episode)
When he and Patrick go to the planetarium, Richie says it is kind of like Ross and Rachel's date at the planetarium in the show.
Broad City: Stolen Phone (2014) (TV Episode)
Janelle: "'Central Perk'. The one with Gunther. And 'Smelly Cat'."
Hollywood Game Night: Show Me Your Music, I'll Show You Mine (2014) (TV Episode)
A graphic on the screen of this television show is shown during the game Take the Hint
Mom: Sonograms and Tube Tops (2014) (TV Episode)
Just like Christy's daughter Violet, Anna Faris plays a young single mother in Friends, who gave her babies up for adoption. Chandler and Monica adopt Erica's twin babies in Friends.
Saturday Night Live: Anna Kendrick/Pharrell Williams (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by George R.R. Martin on Weekend Update
Zinor Layla: Episode dated 11 April 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shai-Li says Paul Rudd was Phoebe's boyfriend on the show
The Graham Norton Show: Matt LeBlanc/Zac Efron/Seth Rogen/Kaiser Chiefs (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue; and Matt LeBlanc talks about his character Joey
Family Guy: Baby Got Black (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in song
Orange Is the New Black: Comic Sans (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hot for Teacher (2014) (Video)
The series is mentioned.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Will Arnett/T.I. (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Hashtags segment
The Cinema Snob: The Apple (2014) (TV Episode)
"You're going to cast them on Friends?"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kerry Washington/Carson Daly/Julian Casablancas/The Voidz (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy mentions this week marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of this series
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chris Pratt/Rosamund Pike/John Mellencamp (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions this week marks the 20th anniversary of this series
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Chocolate Milk (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jake
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Sting/Jason Schwartzman (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy mentions Netflix will stream all episodes of this series in 2015
Last Man Standing: Sinkhole (2014) (TV Episode)
Courtney Cox and a Friends reunion is mentioned

Featured in 

Ed (1996)
Saturday Night Live: John Goodman/Everclear (1996) (TV Episode)
Clip from opening titles shown before it is replaced by a message from Steve Forbes
Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery (1997) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown
Behind the Laughs (1998) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are in this special
One Hundred Generations (1999)
Seen on tv
Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
Friends: The Stuff You've Never Seen (2001) (TV Special)
With bloopers from the making of the series
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) (TV Special)
clips
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
A clip from this show appears.
The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2003) (TV Special)
clips
Six Feet Under: The Eye Inside (2003) (TV Episode)
Nate watches Friends in one scene.
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
clips
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
TV shows in decline: too much Ross and Rachel drama on Friends
Frontline: The Persuaders (2004) (TV Episode)
Opening credits shown.
Unscripted: Episode #1.4 (2005) (TV Episode)
scenes
Behind the Style: The Look of 'Friends' (2005) (Video)
Clips are shown.
The Slanted Screen (2006)
clip
Screenwipe: Episode #2.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Sopranos: The Second Coming (2007) (TV Episode)
seen on TV
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008) (Video)
as Lloyd and Nina watch TV, the theme song can be heard
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Brief clip of opening titles during Josh Groban's salute to TV theme songs.
Privileged: All About What Lies Beneath (2009) (TV Episode)
Marco is watching an episode of the show on DVD.
Cinemania: Ypalliloi en drasei! (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
20 to 1: TV Couples (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Ross Geller and Rachel Green.
The Greatest TV Shows of the Noughties (2009) (TV Movie)
Number 11 in the countdown
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.102 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
20 to 1: All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on I'll Be There For You.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.138 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
edge of set visible/wall wobbles/front door suddenly open/crew visible/cigarette changes into drink/same extra reappears/foam finger disappears/TV swtiches itself on/parcel repeatedly rewraps/who's holding the ice pack changes/wet sand suddenly dries/shirt changes/speaks without using lips/dog handler in shot/boom visible/same shot used twice
Somewhere (2010)
There is a scene where Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning are watching TV in Italy and it shows an italian version of Friends
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.67 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip highlighted discussion topic.
Sex and the Sitcom (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips and referenced
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Movie)
Clip were showned
Breakfast: Episode dated 27 June 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to highlight the career of David Schwimmer.
Breakfast: Episode dated 21 July 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown from Jennifer Aniston's early work.
Welshy Reviews: Scream 4: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Welshy thinks Courtney Cox was the best cast member.
TV's Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by the Paley Center for Media (2012) (TV Movie)
Chandler Bing & Joey Tribbiani are #5.
Family Guys? What Sitcoms Say About America Now (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Paws/The Alphabet Song/Is So Too (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Paws", a spoof of "Friends" entitled "Fiends" pops up quickly.
Unplugged: Alice in Chains (1996) (TV Episode)
Jerry Cantrell's guitar has the words "Friends don't let friends get Friends haircuts" inscribed on it.
Moesha: Day One (1997) (TV Episode)
Title sequence is spoofed
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Perry/Oasis (1997) (TV Episode)
spoofed during monologue and a 'Friends' skit
Animaniacs: Cute First (Ask Questions Later)/Acquaintances/Here Comes Attila/Boo Wonder (1997) (TV Episode)
The Warners pester the cast of Friends by moving into their apartment.
Sour Grapes (1998)
The TV show-within-the-movie "Guys and Gals" is a spoof of "Friends".
BASEketball (1998)
Bertelsen - DR2s talkshow: Episode #1.2 (1999) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Vender"
Saturday Night Live: Christina Ricci/Beck (1999) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in TV Funhouse
The Junkies (2000) (Short)
Undergrads: New Friends (2001) (TV Episode)
Nitz, Jessie, and others mimic the "dancing by the water fountain" scene during a montage
Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/The Strokes (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Friends promo
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
opening scene is parodied (Jane dancing in the fountain)
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Aniston/Black Eyed Peas (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the monologue
Saturday Night Live: Snoop Dogg/Avril Lavigne (2004) (TV Episode)
Final episode spoofed in 2 skits and Weekend Update
Horror Friends (2004) (Short)
The short is modeled after the hit TV sitcom
Kim Possible: Dimension Twist (2005) (TV Episode)
Shego is mistaken for one of the girls on "Pals."
Chicken Little (2005)
Right after the "foot popping" kiss between Abby & Chicken Little, Abby pretty much quotes Rachel Greene from friends with her remark about closure.
How I Met Your Mother: Swarley (2006) (TV Episode)
Ted, Marshall and Barney say meeting in a café isn't as much fun as in a bar, said café recreating the Central Perk flair.
Les guignols de l'info: Episode dated 7 February 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
This episode features an episode of "Gods", which spoofs the credits of "Friends".
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 24 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
An anti-Obama ad is featured that spoofs the opening of this TV show.
Family Guy: Three Kings (2009) (TV Episode)
Peter waits for the percussion in the theme tune of Friends so that he can break into the sewer pipe with a rock undetected.
Friends: A XXX Parody (2009) (Video)
XXX parody
Trying Times: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Maria is pregnant with twins with two different fathers (like on the General Hospital within the show).
Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends (2012) (TV Episode)
Fiends is a spoof of this show.

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