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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 #45 | Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 76 wins & 220 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

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Storyline

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, these friends go through family, love, drama, friendship, and comedy.

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You can never have enough Friends! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In season one, episode four, "The One with George Stephanopoulos", Chandler and Joey buy hockey tickets for Ross' birthday and he says, "funny, my birthday was six months ago". He notes it is October 20 from the date on the tickets. In season nine, episode two, "The One Where Emma Cries", Ross breaks his thumb after trying to punch Joey and they go to the hospital. While there, Joey fills out his medical forms and guesstimates Ross' birthday as "May-tember", to which Ross shouts back, "October 18th". However, in season four, he tells Gunther his birthday is in December. See more »

Goofs

Even though Phoebe claims to be and makes a living as a masseuse, she is rarely seen actually massaging her clients. She is seen just rubbing the skin of her clients. See more »

Quotes

Ross: If you're going to call me names, I would prefer Ross, the Divorce Force. It's just cooler.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

"The One Where It Could Have Been" originally aired as one part. When split into two parts for syndication, the ending credits to part one have an extra scene with the alternate Monica dancing while eating. See more »

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Referenced in The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 9 April 2008 (2008) See more »

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Smelly Cat
Written by Adam Chase
Performed by Lisa Kudrow
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The best American TV has to offer
26 July 2005 | by Zeitgeist1313See all my reviews

'Friends' is simply the best series ever aired. The acting is amazing; after watching a few episodes you stop referring to the actors by their real names altogether, even if they appear in another movie. The characters are addictive, none are completely positive or negative. It would be quite easy to get along with or to be very annoyed by any of them in real life. Yet, all of them together (or even divided in groups) create this amazing chemistry that most people desire and few lucky ones have. The humor is wonderful, no matter what type of humor you like, you will get to a point where you will find at least something absolutely hilarious. There is slapstick, some light humor, some dark humor, some raunchiness, some cheesiness - a little bit of everything. The story is captivating; viewers keep coming back to see what situation fate (being the writers) puts the characters in today. It is truly a television masterpiece.

There are, however, many people who scoff at the mentioning of 'Friends'. My guess is they've never seen or paid attention to the show. It's easy to discard something because "everyone likes it" and be "unique", when in reality the uniqueness is actually bias. Just watch a few episodes with before making any judgements - chances are you'll fall in love with it too. I would have serious doubts about one's sense of humor if I heard that they hated 'Friends'.


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USA

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Release Date:

22 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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Across the Hall 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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| (Entire series)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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