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Friends 

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Follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.
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Top Rated TV #44 | Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 76 wins & 214 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Jennifer Aniston ...  Rachel Green 235 episodes, 1994-2004
Courteney Cox ...  Monica Geller / ... 235 episodes, 1994-2004
Lisa Kudrow ...  Phoebe Buffay / ... 235 episodes, 1994-2004
Matt LeBlanc ...  Joey Tribbiani 235 episodes, 1994-2004
Matthew Perry ...  Chandler Bing 235 episodes, 1994-2004
David Schwimmer ...  Dr. Ross Geller / ... 235 episodes, 1994-2004
James Michael Tyler ...  Gunther 150 episodes, 1994-2004

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Storyline

Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are six 20 something year-olds, living off 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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Everybody needs Friends! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In season three, episode nine, "The One With the Football", Phoebe is wearing a That Girl (1966) t-shirt in reference to the series starring Marlo Thomas. Phoebe's t-shirt features a caricature of Marlo, who also plays Rachel's mom. See more »

Goofs

In "The one with Pheobe's cookies" Jack Geller explains to Chandler that his in-laws think he is a lawyer and if Chandler ever meets them to "play along." In "The one with the cake" Judy Geller says that her parents died very young. See more »

Quotes

[Upon learning he must move far away and commute to work]
Ross: Why, it's like I've been given the gift of time.
Chandler: That's great. Last year I got the gift of space. We should get together and make a continuum.
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Crazy Credits

When the "The One That Could Have Been" was divided into two parts for syndication, a sequence was added that had the ending credits superimposed. It shows fat Monica dancing to some music while eating some food. The original hourlong airing of "The One That Could Have Been" did not have the credits at the end of the first half hour and this scene was not involved. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD version of "The One After I Do" from season 8, there was a part when Chandler was dancing in slippery shoes with Judy Geller and slips and tears down Judy's dress. The scene was not added in the television version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Getaway Week 2 (2017) See more »

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Smelly Cat
Written by Adam Chase
Performed by Lisa Kudrow
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The greatest show on television
9 February 2004 | by kmbick2See 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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Release Date:

22 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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Across the Hall See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$246,168, 24 November 2019

Gross USA:

$89,007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$89,007
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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