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  • In 1994, the idea was created for "Friends": a show about six friends in New York as they navigate their way through life and learn to grow up as they approach the third decade of their life.

    10
    This is a classic comedy=) I like it very much, 6 friends, who love, swear, and other!
    They are beautiful, funny, interesting persons, who have their own problems and life!

    Some information:

    Jennifer Aniston- Rachel Green Courteney Cox- Monica Geller

    Lisa Kudrow- Phoebe Buffay Matt LeBlanc- Joey Tribbiani Matthew Perry- Chandler Bing

    David Schwimmer- Dr. Ross Geller

    Runtime: 22 min Country: USA Language: English

    Memorable quotes for
    "Friends"(1994)
    Phoebe: Chandler still thinks I'm pregnant and he hasn't asked me how I'm feeling or offered to carry my bags. I feel bad for the woman who ends up with him. Ross: I would date her but there is a big age difference. Joey: Well think about it when you're 90... Ross: I know, she'll be 80 and it won't be such a big difference. Joey: No. What I was gonna say is when you're 90 you'll still have the memory of what it was like to be with a 20-year-old. Monica: Hey. Where is he, where's Richard? Did you ditch him? Joey: Yeah right after we stole his lunch money and gave him a wedgie. What's the matter with you, he's parking the car.

    [after Monica gets a disastrous haircut] Ross: How's Monica? Phoebe: She's calmed down a bit. I put a clip on one side, which seems to have stopped the curling. Ross: How's the hair? Phoebe: I'm not gonna lie to you Ross. It doesn't look good. Joey: Can we see her? Phoebe: No, your hair looks too good. I think it would only upset her. Rachel: Oh. Phoebe: Ross, you can go on in.

    And other, but I think you know their quotes

    Soundtracks:

    "I'll Be There For You"
    (Title Theme)
    Composed by Michael Skloff
    Lyrics by Allee Willis
    Performed by The Rembrandts

    "Smelly Cat"
    (recurring song)
    Performed by Lisa Kudrow
  • This show is about six friends, Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross. Throughout the seasons they live with each other, and have different relationships.

    9.8
    This show is absolutely positively awesomely amazing!!!!! I love it! I watch as many reruns as I can, mostly I watch them on TBS, and I love all the characters. Joey and Phoebe are so funny cuz they aren't that bright! Especially Joey with his eating habits and such. This show is so good, and I suggest it to anyone with a sense of humor. I don't know why anyone wouldn't like it, this show is truly amazingly funny, and totally and completely fun to watch. This is a television show that I would watch all day if I could. It's awesome!
  • If I had to choose only one show of any kind which I would like to watch that would be Friends. It's definitely my personal favorite show which I can watch endlessly. It's simply the best of the best and nothing else can be equally good as Friends.

    10
    Friends is 10 season (only...) situation comedy about six friends; Chandler, Joey, Ross and his sister Monica, Phoebe and Rachel. They all live in New York City and meet together every day at Central Perk's restaurant where they discuss everyday problems. They try to manage
    their everyday problems and try to help each other. Some of them know each other for many years (since college time) and some are quite new friends but there are very strong bonds of friendship between all of them. Every character has got specific personality traits and some background that affects theirs relationship. The humor in this comedy set example for all shows of this kind.
  • I absolutely LOVE this show!!

    10
    Friends is on of my all time favorites! I watch it or scrubs every night before i got to bed. It is so funny! The things they go through are crazy! I love Ross and Rachel and Chandler and Monica. I absolutely love Joey! He is my favorite character because he is so oblivious its funny! I can't seem to pick my favorite season. They are all equaly good. They writing and acting are wonderful in every single episode. I was very satisfied by the ending. It was very sad and I want to cry every time I watch the last episode, but I knew it had to end sometime. If you haven't watched this show I highly recomend it.
  • THE GREATEST SHOW OF ALL TIME!!!

    10
    Friends is about 6 people who are friends and what life throws at them and how they handle it together. This show is greatly funny, and greatly original. No show is better in my opinion. The reason I think the show was so great is because it is an ensemble cast meaning there is no main character. There are main story lines sure but all the characters have there day in the sun. Also the reason this show works is because you love all the characters there is not one you don’t like. Some you might like over others but you like them all none the less. The show gives you great comedy with also the perfect touch of emotion. No show was or is better than this one. One of the greatest things about this show is that it stopped on top on its own power.
  • BEST SHOW EVER

    10
    Friends is the best show ever! It has lasted for 10 years, with 237 episodes. Each episode unique, funny and charming. All the characters are amazing, and really complex people. There's Rachel, the spoilt city girl who moves in with her high school best friend when she leaves her fiance at the alter. She moves in with Monica who is a high-maintence chef, whose catchphrase is "I know!". Phoebe is a ditzy hippy-type song writer and singer turned massuse. Joey is a good-hearted womanizer who loves food and his signature move is 'How you doin'?'. Chandler is the good-hearted guy who relies on humour, his catachphrase is 'Could noun be any more adjective?' Finally, Ross is the geeky scientist guy, when the show starts he is recovering from his divorce. The two main couples of the show are Ross and Rachel, who are on again, off again and Monica and chandler who fall in love half way through the show and get married. In conclusionm, an excellent show with great characters. A brilliant TV show!!
  • One Word. AWESOME.

    10
    Show about, obviously some friends.

    The first seasons they trying to be better with each other, which they accomplish it little by little. :D This series are very very very good because of its cool humor, which makes you literally "roll in the floor laughing out loud." This humor is different from any other series, this is awesome because makes you laugh every single time, makes your day, and its not the same as other series same humor over and over.

    This show shall be on the top 10 of all the time, because it was just soooo cool, and im sure no one disliked it. Well at least an abnormal person wouldn't. Lol. xD
  • The best show ever made!!

    10
    Friends must be the best show ever made! I give it a full pot rate.. there's no better show than Friends, it doesn't go a day with me not watching friends. This show is so good it is no words for how good it is. This is the best thing ever been on TV! And i love all all the 6 main characters.. but Chandler Bing is the best and funniest. i love Him he's the best actor in this world. I can't belive anyone have had the brain to make something this good.
    I wanna thank: David Crane & Marta Kauffman for bringing this excellent show to the screen!
  • Best Show Ever.

    10
    So no-one told ya life was gonna be this way... your job's a joke you're broke. Your love lifes D.O.A.... Friends was a distinct trendsetter. It's superb writers kept the entire world laughing for a lengthy ten years. Friends is a show that is so good, it is played over and over, on numerous channels all across the world, 3 years after the show was ended. Friends also helped launch the careers of many talented actors and actresses. Friends received many awards over the years, but it's intent wasn't to be the best, it was a show that many people could really relate to. Discussing many topics that were racy in the early nineties like lesbianism, pre-marital sex and so on, but they found a way to make you laugh and cry... and thats what made this show so special.
  • One of the best sit-coms of the last 20 years!

    9.0
    Starting in 1994, Friends was my constant friend on Thursday nights. This show is one of the finest ensemble comedies of all time. Ross, Rachel, Joey, Monica, Chandler and Phoebe are all iconic television characters. One of the things that I like best about this show is that all of the main characters have interesting personality traits or quirks that make them likable (whether it's Ross's love of dinosaur bones, or Joey's "how you doin?," or Phoebe's goofy songs, or Monica's OCD, or Rachel's obsession with style, or Chandler's sarcastic humor). People talk about "comfort food;" well, Friends is "comfort television." When The Rembrants' "I'll Be There for You" theme song comes on, you know you're with friends.
  • A show about six FRIENDS growing up in NYC.

    10
    As a tv/movie reviewer for the local paper i have to say this is without a dout the best television show ever. It is constantly Hilarious and the laughs never stop. If you are looking for the best show ever you have found it. I could not be any clearer. This show was the best ten years in television and out ran it's rival shows. This show deserves to be up on a Plaque. This show Has a great story line and an amazing comedy built in. This is the highest form of television and the Show is Amazing from every point of view.
  • THE BEST

    10
    What can I say about The Friends...? Well, everything positive! They are excellent, absolutely fabulous! I enjoyed every episode for 10 years! AND, I would like more of them still. These are characteristics of a great show! Phoebe, Rachel, Monica, Joey, Chandler and Ross, they are all great! And the thing I like the most is that they all stayed in the show all ten years. They made me laugh every day, and I thank them so much for that. The whole families enjoyed these episodes, where they acted in perfect way. Actually, there is nothing bad that I can say about them. I think that there won't be for a long time shows that will overcome The Friends. And I think that people will watch them, even 10 years from now...
  • Hilarious show about 6 best friends that live in New York.

    10
    Absolutly HILARIOUS! One of my personal favorite shows. The actors are very talented and they all played their roles very, very, very well. They all had a very good onset chemistry and they really made the show feel like it was real life. I HIGHLY suggest that you watch this show if you havent because it is great, very funny, very drama filled, very real.
  • Best Sitcom EVER!

    9.9
    Friends is about six friends living in New York. Each episode something new happens in their lives. Ross- He's a paleiantologist. Rachel- She left her fiance at the alter. Monica- She used to be fat. Joey- He thinks he's an actor. Phoebe- She thinks she can sing. Chandler- No one actually knows what he does. The show is hilarious. Season 3 is my favorite season out of the series. Season 4 is my least favorite. Lasting 10 seasons giving us wonderful and memorful episodes. Friends is without a doubt the Best Sitcom EVER. Give Friends a chance you'll fall in love with all of them.
  • Friends is an American situation comedy about a group of six friends living in the New York City borough of Manhattan that was originally broadcast from 1994 to 2004.

    9.2
    Friends was created in 1994 by David Crane, who wrote Friends in Burbank, California, and who got his start working with the legendary Norman Lear and Marta Kauffman, who served as writer and producer of Dream On. Friends was aimed at young adults who, during the early 1990s, were identified by their café culture, dating scene and modern independence.

    Two of the series' stars, Matthew Perry and Jennifer Aniston, had already appeared in several unsuccessful sitcom pilots.

    Another, Lisa Kudrow, was also familiar with working on sitcoms having played Ursula Buffay on Mad About You. In the series, it was revealed that Ursula was the twin sister of Kudrow's Friends character, Phoebe. Kudrow was fired during filming of the pilot of Frasier after being cast as Roz.[1]

    Courteney Cox was already an accomplished TV and film actress when she was cast, having appeared in the likes of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and had had several minor roles on sitcoms such as Seinfeld and Family Ties.

    David Schwimmer was wanted by the writers of Friends for the part of Ross Geller from the beginning; having auditioned for Crane and Kauffman in the past, Schwimmer was said to have a memorable voice and was most known for his Broadway work, but he also directed some Friends episodes.

    Matt LeBlanc appeared as Vinnie Verducci, the boyfriend of Kelly Bundy in Married... with Children in the early 1990s and starred in that sitcom's short-lived spin-off, Top of the Heap as well as Vinnie & Bobby, but before that had mainly been focusing on advertising and modeling work when he was cast as Joey Tribbiani.
  • why did it have to end?

    10
    i love friends so much! Its so funny--i dont think there's one episode that's failed to make me laugh. But also, most shows have a few bad episodes where you dont like them as much as the others, but with friends, i've loved every episode i've seen. i just got the first season on dvd and when i finished that i'm going to get the second and....etc. i could watch it all day long. My dream is to meet them and get their autograph. seriously, who doesnt like friends and wouldn't want their autograph? haha. I'm sooo going to put some of these on my ipod...
  • This show is about 6 best friends living in new york. they are just starting their lives out of college and have to live by themeselves(except for their friends)

    10
    This show is a cult classic no matter what television shows come out every year this is my favourite i started watching right from the beginning and have loved every episode. Ross and Racel are my favourite couple and all the friends together have a friendship that i wish i had
  • Amazing..

    10
    One of my top faves ever. This could be the best show ever. I love all the characters but my faves are probably Monica and Ross or Monica and Chandler because they are sooo funny. And Monica is a lot like me haha. I'm so sad that it's gone now. I own all the season on dvd and I still watch them over and over again. You can never get sick of this show! Please someone make something like this! Even though there will never be another "Friends" we can still make a new show like it. -- ((Vanessa))
  • No shows can be better than this one...

    9.0
    this one is my best tv comedy show and i don't think that, any other shows can be better than this one. it's a hit. super hit, what else I can say about this show. I love each and every part of it. The dialogs are funny and the way these six present it is even more good. i never got bored of watching this show. its just too good for every seasons. i love this show.
  • This show sucks

    1.1
    Well this show has to be the biggest peice of crap that you can call a show. I would wrather sow my eyes shut then EVER watch this show. I mean Jennifer Aniston has to be on of the uggliest women i've ever seen i mean no wonder why Brad went with Anglina. I mean the events that happen in this show are so unrealistic come on. These have to be some of the worst Characters ever written i mean Joey no one is that stupid. Ross is so obviously gay and Febe is the biggest pot head i've ever seen. Anyone who watche's this show need's to get a life.
  • Friends is one of my all time favorites and the Friends era with Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler and Joey hanging out in Central Perk will be missed.. I have all the 10 seasons on DVD and I never cease to enjoy re-watching any episodes..

    10
    This show has all the right ingredients in the right amount: there is the usual sibling fights and arguments between Ross and Monica, the solid friendship between Rachel and Monica, Ross and Rachel’s on/off relationship, Joey’s amazing big eating capacity, Phoebe’s pacifist adventures and Chandler’s jokes.

    I guess what made Friends so wonderful is that the casts were firstly friends off screen, and that the salary was not an issue as it often is with other shows. The six of them forged a great bond and worked as a team.

    The highlights of the series in season one is Rachel finding out that Ross had a crush on her since high school and in season two we see those two dating. In season three Ross and Rachel’s relationship hits some rough patches as Ross gets jealous and the two of them take a break. Phoebe agrees to be a surrogate mother for her brother in season four and Ross prepares to get married for the second time. Season five starts off with the aftermath of Ross saying Rachel’s name at his wedding instead of his actual bride. Also, Joey is in the pursuit of his big break as an actor and the biggest storyline is Monica and Chandler’s developing romance as they sneak behind their friends for secret rendez vous. One of my favorite episodes is “The one where everybody finds out”; Phoebe and Rachel team up to make Monica and Chandler admit that they are dating, with joey caught in the middle of the two teams. Some sweet moments of season six and seven are Monica's proposal and consequently their wedding. The big surprise of season eight is Rachel's pregnancy. In season nine and ten, Rachel and Ross figure out their situation as they raise their daughter Emma, and Monica and Chandler think about adopting after learning that they can't have kids on their own.
  • It is so funny!!!

    8.8
    I really like the character Rachel! Which is Jennifer Aniston she is so talented. All the other cast is talented too. But I think that Jennifer Aniston should have her own show. She has had a pretty tough life. Brad Pitt was not the man for her. Or Vince Vaughn. Or Ben Stiller. She just goes from divorce to divorce to divorce. Poor Jen. I feel bad for her but didn't she know what she was up against in Hollywood life? We will still comfort you always Jennifer. Courtney Cox? You are just weird. All right. See you all later!
  • that's the real friendship

    10
    i saw all the episodes of all the 10 seasons. i didn't realise that till the end but, following the show for 10 years, gave the feeling that i foloowed my friend's life and when it ended, i cryed, it was just like all my friends are leaving and i won's see them again. i know it sound weard but don't tell me that you guys didn't have that feeling! i won't believe you.
    anyway, that show was really good, and what i loved' was that no matter what happened between them, the friendship is still here and will never go away. and that's the way it should work in the real life!
  • It use to be okay

    8.6
    This was a show that I use to watch all the time never missed than I got into some problems and I stop. Looking back I know why. Sometimes the show is okay. other times it was not.

    I thought this show went on to long. Chandler was my favorite charactor. The women were hot but not enough to make it a worth while show for me. I know there are all kinds of people that will not agree with me. But I have my reasons for my thoughts on this show. Anyone who would like to know why can ask and I will gladly tell them why.
  • It might take a couple of years to label this show as a "classic" but to me, it's been a classic since it ended.

    10
    A show about six friends in New York City dealing with normal things, going to normal jobs everyday, hanging at some Coffee House daily. Doesn't sound that exciting huh? But this is a classic show in my eyes because of the relationships within the six friends, people getting fired. All of them bring something great to the show and it makes them the perfect group of friends to have on TV. All of them went through some tough times on the show, as far as work and relationships. Everyone that I thought should've got together did (except Joey and Phoebe) becasue I really wanted to see them get together. I wouldn't deduct a point because of that though, because all in all, it was a perfect show.
  • Funny, a great family show

    10
    I enjoyed this show its to bad it ended i would have liked it to go longer. In 1994, the idea was created for "Friends": a show about six friends in New York as they navigate their way through life and learn to grow up as they approach the third decade of their life. All, with the help from each other to get them through the obstacles that life naturally has for us. Monica is the excessively neat and organized "older sister" of the group, who works as a chef while yearning to find her ideal love. Ross, Monica's older brother, is a paleontologist with a lifelong crush on Rachel. He is a laid-back man with low self esteem and a recent divorcee. Rachel is the pretty, bubbly girl who spent most of her life as a spoiled rich princess. Now she must learn to face the real world. Chandler is Ross' college buddy and the guy who will crack jokes at a moment's notice. Phoebe is a lovable eccentric masseuse who easily could have fit in with Haight Ashbury in the 1960s. And Joey, the friend who has an inverse relationship between his good looks and his intelligence. He dreams of becoming an actor. These six individuals make up the cast of Friends. In May 2004, Friends officially ended it's phenomenal 10 year run. The show's time slot was taken over by a spin-off called Joey.
  • Hilarious

    10
    Hilarious show . Friends not only bursts me out of control with laughter but it also talks about human issues that people would relate to but the show handles these issues in a humerus way and although every one of these individuals have problems like relationship and family crisis they stand together to make eveything better. It is very funny filled with jokes sarcasm and sometimes stunts and pranks. I would give it a superb . It has guest starred many stars including reese witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt.

    Funniest season in my oponion: season 7
    Funniest character in my oponion: Phoebe Buffaie I would give this show 100 out of 100
  • FRIENDS IS ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS OF ITS TIME!!!

    10
    Friends is really one of the greatest shows of its time. Many people think highly of this show because its funny, and its real. You can watch episodes over and over because every time you watch an episode, you find something that is important to another episode. You can always put yourself in the characters shoes because they do such an awesome job of acting as their character. Sometimes, I feel like I'm actually there and its my situation. It takes an amazing show to do all of these things. I credit the actors and actresses very highly because they did their best to make the show so popular. I, as many others do, wish the show had gone on for a while! Anyone who hasn't watched this show, WATCH IT!!! It is an awesome show!
  • Friends who either live close are together in NYC get up to funny aventures.

    8.5
    The show is a comedy classic a legends in every aspect I think the humour and lines which are spoken in this show are perfect and each characters humour is really unique. What also is good is what situations they get stick in the general story is good and I feel like everyone should have least give this show a try. This show will always be known as the greatest comedy i fell anyway. With its snappy one liners are the way things always turn out and i think what is historic is the way each episode ends with the last bit of humour to finish the episode.
  • Six friends in New York City go through good times and bad times. Its true you get by with a little help from your friends.

    9.4
    Im not going to be one of those guys who pretends they dont like friends, dont be so shocked its true some people dont actually like this show. To be honest I do not see any valid reason for this show to be disliked in any respect. This is a show i can watch when im having the worst of days and in seconds i can feel better. Filled to the brim with hilarious comedy and unforgetable one liners you cant go wrong and only a fool would miss out. This is the ultimate comedy classic and will stand the test of time for our generation. Total classic.