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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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jennifer Aniston ...  Rachel Green 236 episodes, 1994-2004
Courteney Cox ...  Monica Geller / ... 236 episodes, 1994-2004
Lisa Kudrow ...  Phoebe Buffay / ... 236 episodes, 1994-2004
Matt LeBlanc ...  Joey Tribbiani 236 episodes, 1994-2004
Matthew Perry ...  Chandler Bing 236 episodes, 1994-2004
David Schwimmer ...  Dr. Ross Geller / ... 236 episodes, 1994-2004
James Michael Tyler ...  Gunther 148 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 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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Everybody needs Friends! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

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English | Dutch | Italian | French

Release Date:

22 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Across the Hall See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Entire series)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the pilot episode, "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate", Barry's (Mitchell Whitfield's) surname is Finkel. In later episodes, his name has been changed to Barry Farber. 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: We were on a break!
Chandler: Oh, my God! If you say that one more time, I'm going to break up with you!
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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 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 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Is Bad at Math! (2015) See more »

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A True Masterpiece.
27 February 2018 | by CallItWhatYouWantSee all my reviews

Even after 14 years of the end, Friends still the best American sitcom. In 10 years, Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Ross and Joey made us laugh, cry, think about life, career and love. Everyone has their own personality.

Monica: The mother of the group. Rachel: Spoilt and Sensitive. Phoebe: Cute and Crazy (In a Good Way). Chandler: Sarcastic and funny. Ross: Nerd Joey: Womanizer.

"Should we get some coffee? Sure... Where?"

10/10.


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