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 #50 | Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 76 wins & 220 nominations. See more awards »





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

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Ross Geller, Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing, and Phoebe Buffay are six 20 something year olds living in New York City. Over the course of 10 years and seasons, these friends go through family, love, drama, friendship, and comedy.

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There are fifty-four dogs on this show: the Threshold Guardian dog Phoebe ran over, Ross' dog "Cheechi", who was dead, not playing, down on the farm, the Happiest Dog in the World that Joey broke, Margha's dog, a Pitbull Chandler moved Mike's (Paul Rudd's) sofa past, the Bloodhound Monica had a nose like, Phoebe's neighbor's dog "Satan", from which she used to run away, the dog in the street Monica's going to be shot like for going shopping with Julie, Ginger's annoying dog "Pepper" Joey wishes he'd burned instead of her artificial leg, the talking dog from Joey's dog food commercial, Ugly Naked Guy's dog that wears a sweater, a blue dog on some Central Perk pop art, two dogs Chandler sees going at it when visiting a house that's for sale, Mischa's dog, to whom he says goodbye in seven languages from half a world away, the four dogs in Ohio on whom Joey put Chandler's sweater vests, the puppy Phoebe's given in Montauk, LaPooh the Green family dog that got hit by an ice cream truck, the yapping dog from the toy race, "Cujo", the purebred Phoebe thinks Mike's (Paul Rudd's) girlfriend Precious might be, Cash's dog "Wally", Chandler's incontinent dog "Molly", the dog who mauled the actor who was going to audition for Mac and CHEESE, the five dogs, into whom Chandler runs, while trying to say "Hey" to Kathy, Old Yeller, the three puppies that turn out to be the triplets when Chandler and Monica have to babysit, Jill Goodacre's dog "Dexter" that panics during the blackout, Frank, Jr.'s old dog "Tumor", the St. Bernard from Rachel's vivid birthing metaphor, the seeing-eye dog that Cliff decides not to eat, the dog that was too big for the dollhouse, because it was built on toxic waste, the rabid dog that was nearly feasting on Ross' danglers, the lost puppy Monica used to follow Rachel around like, the dog Mike has to knock off Monica's head playing ping-pong in Barbados, the dog that keeps running off with Rachel's presents, the ornamental Big White dog, the three puppies Joey uses to cover up the director's swearing, Chandler's barking slippers, Clunkers the dog, of whom Chandler's terrified, a dog Joey pretends to see, to get out of answering Janice's (Maggie Wheeler) questions, and Mike's (Paul Rudd's) family dog, Chappy, who he uses as his third groomsman (while Ross ends up carrying Chappy down the aisle because of the snow) in his and Phoebe's wedding. There's also an unspecified number of puppies that Chandler wants to run over because it would be easier than dumping Janice. See more »


Even the show's designer has commented on the fact that the Central Perk sign on the window can be read correctly from both inside and outside the coffee shop. But viewers have noticed that the logo is symmetrical and suggest that it isn't unfeasible for the owners to have placed a sign on the inside of the window which completely covers the one on the outside, making it readable from both sides. See more »


Margha: Is it alright if I stay and watch? I can't go back yet, my roommate is vershlocking a big American Businessman.
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Crazy Credits

After Courtney Cox married David Arquette, they added 'Arquette' to the end of the entire cast and crew's names in the credits to honor the marriage. See more »

Alternate Versions

The episode "The One Where Rachel Tells..." originally featured Chandler making a joke about bombs at the airport on their honeymoon and was due to air soon after the events of 11 September 2001. The episode was rewritten, but the original scene is included on the Region 2 DVD. See more »


Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Blind Date (2004) See more »


Smelly Cat
Written by Adam Chase
Performed by Lisa Kudrow
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Best show
13 August 2018 | by loverchiragSee all my reviews

Don't watch friends all ten season because than there is nothing left in life to watch

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Release Date:

22 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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$246,168, 24 November 2019

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